International Amateur Classes:

In hand Show classes.
Class AN30 Novice – Fillies, born 2017, 2016, 2015
Class AN31 Novice – Colts, born 2017, 2016, 2015
Class AN32 Novice – Mares, born 2014 and before
Class AN33 Novice – Stallions, born 2014 and before
Class AN34 Novice – Geldings.

Class AA35 Amateur – Fillies, born 2017, 2016, 2015
Class AA36 Amateur – Colts, born 2017, 2016, 2015
Class AA37 Amateur – Mares, born 2014 and before
Class AA38 Amateur – Stallions, born 2014 and before
Class AA39 Amateur – Geldings.

Class AE40 Experienced – Fillies, born 2017, 2016, 2015
Class AE41 Experienced – Colts, born 2017, 2016, 2015
Class AE42 Experienced – Mares, born 2014 and before
Class AE43 Experienced – Stallions, born 2014 and before
Class AE44 Experienced – Geldings.

- Best of show Novice
- Best of show Amateur
- Best of show Experienced

Pleasure Classes for Partbred and Purebred Arabians.
Class AN51 Novice – Classic Pleasure
Class AA52 Amateur – Classic Pleasure
Class AN53 Novice – Western Pleasure
Class AA54 Amateur – Western Pleasure
Class AN55 Novice – Hunter Pleasure
Class AA56 Amateur – Hunter Pleasure

Trail for Partbred and Purebred Arabians.
Class A57 Trail ridden
Class A58 Trail in hand

Any class with less than three entries will be combined with the next higher or lower level of the same sex.
Amateur classes are not qualifiers for Title or A Shows.
Pleasure Classes
Pleasure Classes organized according to the ECAHO Green Book 2017, can be included in the ECAHO “High Point Horse System”.
Novice Pleasure Classes are open for horses and riders who never rode in an Advanced (A) or Master (M) level in ECAHO-recognized competition.
Advanced Pleasure Classes are open to all riders and horses, no matter the level.
Classic Pleasure and Western Pleasure can be joined together in case of less than 3 participants per class. In this case separate rankings will be respected for each discipline.
Different levels can be joined together in case of less than 3 participants per level. In this case separate rankings will be respected for each level.
Arabian Part Bred and Anglo Arabian horses can participate in these classes in a separate ranking.
ECAHO does not include these horses in the “High Point Horse System”.

In hand/ridden Trail Classes.
In hand and ridden trail classes will be organized.
For pattern please see opposite page.
Addendum:
Pleasure and trail classes follow the ECAHO Green book, all supported by information on the judging manual, please find all info here : http://www.ecaho.org/index.php/sports-a-results-mainmenu- 115/rules-regulations-1 and http://
www.ecaho.org/images/pdf/2015/Judges_Manual_2nd_edition_w.pdf

Extra info for novice classes in this sport disciplines:
In all classes, for safety reasons, a novice rider is allowed to wear a ( FEI approved ) helmet instead
of a western hat !!!
1) Western pleasure (ECAHO, EAHSpSC affiliated ): we follow the green book, only 1exception:
Horses no matter their age can be ridden with a snaffle bit on 2 hands.
2) Classic pleasures (ECAHO, EAHSpSC affiliated ): no exceptions to the official rules
3) Hunter pleasure (ECAHO, EAHSpSC affiliated ): riders are advised ( for their own benefit ) to use a hunter saddle, but a classical dressage saddle will be allowed. Note : in higher levels this will NOT be accepted.
4) Trail ridden (ECAHO, EAHSpSC affiliated ): preferably a full western outfit and tack will be used, including hat or helmet. Horses no matter their age can be ridden with a snaffle bit on 2 hands. Full English outfit and matching tack will be accepted. NO Whips allowed !!!
5) Trail in hand: NON ECAHO class !!!!! : COSTUME: preferably a full western outfit and tack will be used, including hat or helmet ( no saddle, no bit ), with a Leather show halter. Chain allowed, No whips allowed . The handler can also decide to wear a full English riding outfit including boots and cap, or a normal in hand show outfit . In this case horses can be presented in a leather stable halter or in a Arabian Show halter, preferably with a leather lead .
Chain allowed, No bit whips allowed. Note: Touching the horse is NOT allowed, not even to reward the horse, until you have left the ring !!!! The European Amateur Cup.