EuroPaint to offer Zone 12 Paint Horse Championship classes
European Paint Horse exhibitors will have a chance to shine at the 2016 European Paint Horse Championships with the addition of EuroPaint Zone Championship classes, taking place August 28–September 3 in Kreuth, Germany.
Paint Horse Championship classes are designed to encourage participation at the local level and offer a competitive avenue for Paint exhibitors. To compete in the 15 designated EuroPaint Zone Championship classes, owners/lessees, exhibitors and their Paints must reside in Zone 12 and may not have earned a medal at the European Paint Horse Championships within the last five years.
The following classes will be offered as part of the EuroPaint Zone Championships:
- Amateur Senior Western Pleasure
- Amateur Senior Hunter Under Saddle
- Amateur Ranch Riding
- Amateur Trail
- Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Showmanship
- Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Western Pleasure
- Solid Paint-Bred Trail
- Solid Paint-Bred Reining
- Aged Mares
- Overo Color
- Junior Western Pleasure
- Green Trail
- Youth Western Pleasure
- Youth Showmanship
- Youth Western Horsemanship
Winners will be awarded Gist Silversmiths championship buckles, and medallions will be presented for second through sixth place; the awards are sponsored by APHA.
Questions about the Zone 12 Paint Horse Championships can be directed to Show Secretary Isabell Weber-Elsner. For more information about eligibility and the 2016 Paint Horse Championships, click here.