Nominate to the UPHA Classics Program by April 1 for Discount

Spring is just around the corner and it is time to nominate your American Saddlebred, Hackney Ponies and Morgan horses to the 2019 UPHA Classics Program. The $100 eligibility fee will be accepted with a postmark on or before April 1, 2019. After April 1, the eligibility fee becomes $150 per nomination.  Horse or pony must be nominated and eligibility fee paid prior to competing in a UPHA Classics class.  The owner, trainer and exhibitors must be current UPHA members.

 

The UPHA Classics originated in 1974 to stimulate interest in young horses, and to provide owners and trainers an opportunity to receive substantial prize money. The UPHA Classics are designed to be prestigious classes to contribute to the growth and prosperity of the show horse industry. The intent is to promote a high caliber event and generate a greater prize money return for the young show horse and pony. 

 

In addition, to the prize money won in qualifying classes throughout the year a horse placing first through sixth in a qualifying class is eligible to enter the Classic Grand Championships for added prize money.  The guaranteed purse in the UPHA Classic Grand Championships is $12,000 in all Saddlebred divisions, $5,000 in all Hackney Pony divisions, $5,000 in all Morgan divisions and $5,000 in the Roadster Division. In 2018, the UPHA was proud to offer over $145,500.00 in prize money with a top purse of $26,500 in the Classic Grand Championships!  The 2019 UPHA Classic Grand Championships will once again offer added money, don't miss out!

 

THE UPHA CLASSICS DIVISIONS for 2019:

 

American Saddlebred Divisions - Three-Year-Olds and Under

Classic Grand Championships held at the UPHA American Royal National Championship Horse Show.

Five Gaited

Three Gaited

Fine Harness

Park Pleasure

 

Hackney Pony Divisions - Four-Year-Olds and Under

Classic Grand Championships held at the UPHA American Royal National Championship Horse Show.

Hackney Pony

Harness Pony

Roadster Pony

Pleasure Pony

 

Morgan Divisions - Three-Year-Olds Only

Classic Grand Championships are held at the Morgan Grand National in conjunction with the World Championship classes.

Park Harness

Pleasure Driving

Hunter Pleasure

 

Roadster Division - horse not to have shown prior to January 1, 2018

Roadster to Bike Classic Grand Championship held at the UPHA American Royal National Championship Horse Show. Eligibility fee and qualification not required.

 

To access the 2019 Classic Nomination form, please click below.

 

2019 Classics Eligibility Form

 

To view a list of horse shows that currently offer UPHA Classic classes please visit our website at www.uphaonline.com. Check back often as this listing is continually updated as shows add Classics classes.

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