Our exhibitors are so creative, and the miniature horses seem to enjoy the extra attention. Costume classes are so much fun we have always enjoyed participating. Here are some examples... click on one to enlarge it.
Now that's a family portrait! Even our son Jeff joined in as Lurch. Little Bit played the role of Cousin It.
And the Munsters with Lone Star playing Spot the Dragon
Our nephew Zach and Red Robin as Aladdin and Jasmine
That's our stallion, Lone Star as Dino and Bob as Fred
Bob again with our first stallion, "Eek a Mouse"
Lone Star playing the role of Robin Hood with Friar Tuck
Bob and Red Robin in the first costume class we did
For the official rules of the American Miniature Horse Registry, see below:
A. General: Costume classes are to be judged 75% on originality of costume and 25% on presentation.
B. To be shown at a walk both ways of the arena and lined up in the middle of the arena for final judging.
C. Costume entries may be led, ridden, or driven and may utilize one or more handlers, horses and/or other animals. For safety reasons, attendants 16 years of age and older may be allowed in the ring during Youth Costume. Attendant must not interfere or influence with individual’s or equine’s performance.
D. Costumes must be considered safe.