Performance Futurity/Maturity

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Comp_Perf_FutMat_ImageOver $345,000 paid out in 2021 for U.S National Performance Futurity/Maturity

 

Arabian and Half-Arabian/Anglo-Arabians can compete in Performance Futurity/Maturity/Derby classes at U.S. Nationals and in Performance Maturity at Sport Horse Nationals. These classes feature the best of the breed's young athletes, some of these young horses are sold before they even leave the arena. A wonderful marketplace to showcase the best and brightest that the industry offers.

 

 

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Program Updates

 

Two new Performance Maturity Classes have been added for the 2022 Sport Horse National Championship Show.  This includes:

 

  • Arabian Sport Horse Under Saddle AOTR
  • HA/AA Sport Horse Under Saddle AOTR

 

These classes are for horses that are 5-6 years old.  Enrollment into the program will serve as the qualification for the class.

 

Note:  Half-Arabians competing in the Maturity Classes must have parentage DNA verified to the purebred Arabian parent on file at the AHA office before they are allowed to compete.

 


Fees

 

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REMEMBER

There are 3 parts to participate in the US National Performance Futurity/Maturity Program or the Sport Horse National Performance Maturity Program:

  1. Enrollment into the appropriate Performance Program for US Nationals or Sport Horse Nationals.
  2. Entry into the corresponding class for that National Show
  3. All Half-Arabians competing in the USN Futurity/Maturity/Derby Classes and the Sport Horse Nationals Maturity Classes must have parentage DNA verified to a purebred Arabian parent and on file at the AHA office before they are allowed to compete.

Owners wishing to compete in this program must enroll in the program either by making payments or one lump sum.

 

Note: Horses cannot be shown under the two distinct non family co-owner rule in Performance Maturity AAO classes per USEF AR110

 


DNA Parentage Requirement

 

All Half-Arabians participating in the Halter Futurity Program, Performance Futurity/Maturity/Derby Program and the Performance Maturity Program at Canadian Nationals, Sport Horse Nationals and U.S. Nationals will require DNA testing. DNA type of the horse and the horse's Purebred Arabian parent must be placed on permanent record with the AHA Registry and the horse has been shown to qualify as an offspring of the stated purebred sire or purebred dam through DNA type testing. DNA testing will be at the owner's expense and must be on file with the AHA office before the horse will be eligible to compete. If the DNA is not on file at that time, the horse is ineligible to be shown and all nomination fees will be forfeited. 

 

To obtain a DNA testing kit for Half-Arabians, please contact Registry Services at 303.696-4500 #2.

 

 


U.S. National Payouts

 

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For additional information, contact Competition Services at 303.696.4500 #4

or info.comp@arabianhorses.org