The Canadian Nationals Show Commission met during the Scottsdale Show to discuss upcoming changes to the event. Canadian Nationals will take place August 12-18, 2018, at the Keystone Centre, in Brandon, Manitoba.
The following changes were made to the class list for the 2018 Canadian Nationals:
- HA/AA Stock/Hunter Type and Saddle/Pleasure Type Classes will be combined in to HA/AA Mare Breeding, HA/AA Gelding In-Hand, HA/AA Mare Breeding AAOTH, HA/AA Gelding In-Hand AAOTH (all classes are 3 & Over).
- All Breeding/In-Hand Classes will be scored comparatively.
- Amateur AWPA (Arabian Western Pleasure Association) Classes will be offered at the 2018 Canadian Nationals:
- Arabian and HA/AA Adult Amateur Owner Classes
- Qualification is they have to be sired by an AWPA Sire
- 4- and 5-year-old horses
- Minimum of $15,000 in prize money for each class
- Generously sponsored by the Arabian Horse World and Equine Athlete
- Westjet will now offer a discount to passengers traveling to the show. To receive the discount, attendees must book through Westjet using this code: RHPG3A0.
- Prize money will be awarded to 10 Amateur Owner Classes in an amount of $2,000 each (stay tuned for the Omnibus for more details on this).
- Vetoquinol has offered a $500 sponsorship to the largest Amateur Purebred and Amateur HA/AA classes of the show.
Please remember to book hotel reservations soon, as rooms are filling up fast! Please stay tuned for the Omnibus, available mid-March!
-- via Arabian Horse Association