Zone 5 Horsemanship Class
2015 Zone 5 Horsemanship Presentation Champion- Lizzie Vanderwalde
The Kentucky National is once again host to the Zone 5 Horsemanship Class. This class recognizes junior members residing in Zone 5 who place great importance in becoming a well-rounded horseman. The class tests participants' mounted knowledge and skill, as well as their understanding of quality horse care. This three phase equitation class includes a 25 question written test based on text from Hunter Seat Equitation by George Morris, a flat test and an over fence test . The over fence phase will consist of a minimum of 10 fences set at 3'6" in height. The jumping test will count for 50% of a rider's overall score, With the written and flat test each counting for 25%. Riders competing in the Zone 5 Horsemanship Class are prohibited from entering the Maclay warm-up class on the same day.