SNHSA Rule Book and Bylaws
The purpose of this rule book is to provide guidelines for those who wish to obtain SNHSA sanction for their horse shows; to explain the point system for SNHSA year-end awards; and to present the rules, which have been adopted by SNHSA using the NorCal Rule Book as a guideline.
Download 2020 Rule Book (PDF)
Changes for the 2020 season: (announced July 6)
Due to the many COVID-19 related show cancellations this season, the board has voted to amend the following rules for the 2020 season:
The 10-point minimum requirement to qualify for year-end awards is suspended. There will be no minimum points to be eligible for year-end awards this season.
Walk/Trot and Beginner Rider Equitation
The required points for awards have been reduced.
The following are the required points per Gold, Silver or Bronze Awards:
~ Walk/Trot Division: 8 Gold, 6 Silver, 3 Bronze
~ Beginner Rider Equitation Division: 5 Gold, 3 Silver
For the 2020 show season, any horse/rider combination that competes in any SNHSA Medals class between Sept. 8, 2019 to Nov. 1, 2020 may compete in the 2020 SNHSA Medal Finals.3-Venue Rule
The 3-venue rule stays in effect, but the Board will re-evaluate if the COVID-19 restrictions cause additional cancellations.
Note: Hard copies of the current year’s SNHSA Rule Book are available for $10 Contact the SNHSA Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.