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Show Rules 

Membership Information:

Exhibitors must be a member to show. 
SHA Annual Membership Fee:  
$15.00 per Household
(Note: All members must live at the same residence)  


Age Divisions:
Pee Wee Exhibitor: 12 years and under
Youth Exhibitor: 13 to 18 years of age
Adult Exhibitor: 19 years and over

Coggins Information: 

South Carolina State Law requires that an original copy  of negative Coggins Test, performed within the last 12 month period, be shown for each horse attending the show. Missing or expired Coggins will prevent an exhibitor from showing.  

Showing Rules: All classes follow appropriate association rules (AQHA, USEF, ARHBA and NBHA).  When in question SHA rules supersede all others. 

Dress Code: Appropriate attire is based on SHA Association rules.  Closed toed shoes, long pants and at a minimum T-shirts or collar shirts are required.  In English classes jackets may be waived at the judges discretion.  Absolutely no sleeveless shirts or tank tops allowed.  Helmets are not required, but strongly encouraged. 

Membership books are printed every 2 years and offer a comprehensive list of rules and regulations. Every exhibitor should obtain a copy of the book and familiarize themselves with the association rules and guidelines. 

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