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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 2021 UPHA Classics Program. The $100 eligibility fee will be accepted with a postmark on or before April 1, 2021. 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/pony 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, $2,500 in all Morgan divisions, and $5,000 in the Roadster Division.
 
In 2020, the UPHA was proud to offer over $200,000.00 in prize money. The 2021 UPHA Classic Grand Championships will once again offer added money, don't miss out!
 
THE UPHA CLASSICS DIVISIONS FOR 2021:
 
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
Park Pleasure Pony-NEW!
 
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, 2020
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 2021 Classic Nomination form, please click below.
2021 Classics Eligibility Form
For additional program information, please visit the UPHA website at https://www.uphaonline.com/classics

Questions? Please contact UPHA at jmellenkamp@uphaonline.com or 859-231-5070 or UPHA Classics Committee Chair, John Conatser at 859-421-0758.

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