Missouri Hunter Jumper Organization
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SPECIAL AWARDS

The following awards are presented at the year-end awards party:

The MOHJO Hunter Derby

is open to any MOHJO member horse or pony.

MOHJO Hunter Derby must be the name of the class for points to count, and prize money must be offered. Ribbons must be awarded for first through eighth place. There is no limit to the number of horses a rider may ride in the class. Horses and riders competing in this class may cross-enter any other division of the same show for which they are eligible. Formal turnout and attire are encouraged for horse and rider, respectively. A year-end final, rotating among member shows, will be held, with a

ribbon and prize provided by MOHJO.

The MOHJO Hunter Classic

is open to open to any MOHJO member horse

or pony. The Classic consists of two rounds: Round 1 must consist of at least eight fences. Round 2, not a handy round, must consist of eight to 10 fences. The top 12 horses will be asked to return for the second round. A year-end final, rotating among member shows, will be held, with a ribbon and prize provided by MOHJO

SPECIALTY CLASSES

is awarded to the horse or pony that has accumulated

the most points in all MOHJO-recognized Hunter divisions during the

competition year. Points for the horse, not the rider, are counted. All

divisions in which the horse or pony is eligible count toward the award.

High-Point Hunter

is awarded to the horse or pony that has accumulated

the most points in all MOHJO-recognized Jumper divisions during the

competition year. Points for the horse, not the rider, are counted. All

divisions in which the horse or pony is eligible count toward the award.

High-Point Jumper

 one Amateur, one Junior, and one Professional — may be presented to USHJA for consideration for Sportsman of the Year. Nominees must be current members of MOHJO and regular or associate members of USHJA and possess the following qualifications: honesty, integrity, good sportsmanship, involvement in local hunter/jumper activities, service to the horse community (Juniors only), and academic achievement (Juniors only). Each of the three nominations may or may not be made each year. Nominees will compete for the USHJA regional title and, if successful, vie for the national USHJA Sportsman of the Year Award. No ribbon or prize is presented to commemorate this accolade.

USHJA Affiliation Nominations

The MOHJO Mini-Prix

is open to any MOHJO member horse or pony.

MOHJO Mini-Prix must be the name of the class for points to count, and prize money must be offered. Ribbons must be awarded for first through

eighth place. There is no limit to the number of horses a rider may compete in the class. Horses and riders competing in this class may cross-

enter any other division of the same show. Formal attire is encouraged for horse and rider. A year-end final, rotating among member shows, will be held, with a ribbon and prize provided by MOHJO