2024 MEETINGS:  

Aug 3rd – during the lunch break – at the Last Chance Showdown Show, to discuss upcoming events for next year, also General Membership Meeting/Elections 

December 7; General Membership Meeting/Year End Awards & Christmas Party (Dirty Santa) – Noon to 3 p.m.

Meeting Location: LaDonna’s Grill & Restaurant in Meeker, OK 74855 – 524 South Dawson St; (405)-279-3223    1/2 mile South of the US 62 and OK Hwy 18 junction; on OK Hwy 18 (Dawson St) on the west side of the road.

 

2024 SHOW SCHEDULE:

MINIATURE HORSE DRAWING – Remember we will have a drawing to give away a miniature horse on Saturday at the April – Red River Shoot-Out, May – Mini Stampede  and August – Last Chance Showdown shows.  If you have a horse you would like to donate for either one of these shows, please contact Ruby Priore, OMHCI show manager at (918)-576-1452.

Measurement and the pre-paid warm-up will be on Friday.

Further information can be found in the show premium.

WE ARE NOW OFFERING 4 SHOWS IN ONE WEEKEND IN APRIL AND MAY!

AMHR, AMHA, ABRA & PtHA

BUCKSKIN or BUCKSKIN BRED HORSES – We will again be having American Buckskin Registry Association (ABRA) classes in conjunction with both AMHR and AMHA shows for April and the ABRA Miniature World Show in May.  Please remember that although they are held with the AMHR/AMHA shows, this is a different association and extra fees and ABRA rules do apply.  There is a separate entry form for ABRA classes. Horses MUST be registered with ABRA and owners and exhibitors MUST be members of ABRA. Current Health Papers & NEGATIVE COGGINS REQUIRED. 

PINTO or PINTO SOLID BRED HORSES – We will be having Pinto Horse Association of America (PtHA) classes in conjunction with both AMHR shows for April and May.  Please remember that although they are held with the AMHR shows, this is a different association and extra fees and PtHA rules do apply.  This show is for A (AMHA & AMHR) & B (AMHR) sized horses There is a separate entry form for PtHA classes. Horses MUST be registered with PtHA and owners and exhibitors MUST be members of PtHA. Current Health Papers & NEGATIVE COGGINS REQUIRED. 

OMHCI can now accept credit cards for payment

There will be a 5% service charge for using a credit card.

 

ALL PREMIUMS, CLASS LISTS AND ENTRY FORMS ARE LOCATED ON THE FORMS WEB PAGE.

Host hotel information is located below.

WE ARE MOVING – For 2024 the March – Fat N Fuzzy Training/Clinic and the August – Last Chance Showdown shows will be in Shawnee, Ok. The Mini Stampede will be at the OKC Fairgrounds – Barn 3.

Next year ALL shows will be at Shawnee, at the Heart Of Oklahoma Expo Center which has 3 driving warm-up areas, better RV facilities and many more amenities.

 

March 30 – Fat N Fuzzy Open Fun & Training Show and Clinic (Q & A on Driving and Halter)

ENTER AT THE SHOW – No Pre-entries (Please Make Stall/Shavings Reservations)

Judge: Trish Shorten-Armstrong/OK

Fun and informative training show.  Open to all miniature horses, donkeys, mules and small ponies – registered or not are welcome.  No horse clipping or show clothes required and you may have help in the arena for your class.  Current Health Papers & NEGATIVE COGGINS REQUIRED.

We will be giving away tack for the Fat N Fuzzy show awards to help you get started right for your show season.

Pizza and drinks will be available for lunch.

SHOW LOCATION:

Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center – Otto Arena; 1700 West Independence St; Shawnee, OK 74804 – (405)-275-7020 Approximately 3.5 miles Southeast of Exit 181 off of I-40 onto US Hwys. 177 & 270

Show begins at 10 a.m.; office opens at 9 a.m.  Also beginning at 9 we will have a 30 minute clinic on driving horses; then the judge will be giving a 30 minute informative clinic (Q & A on halter horses – so have your questions ready) before the show begins.

Stalls stalls for the one day are $35 (min. 1 bag shavings per stall for $10 per bag/no outside shavings allowed) or $20 tie out fee or second horse in stall fee.  You may come in the day before and if you wish.  To reserve a stall and order shavings, please contact the show manager.

Show Manager: Ruby Priore  (918)-576-1452     Email: [email protected]

Fat N Fuzzy Show Awards

 

HOST HOTEL:

Hampton Inn – Shawnee: 4851 North Kickapoo Ave; Shawnee, OK 74801 – (405)-275-1540/phone

Located off Exit 185, 1 block east off of I-40 and Kickapoo Ave.

Free breakfast buffet and wi-fi;  Business & Fitness Centers, Self Laundry Available, Indoor Pool; Pets Allowed (Service Charge) ; Check-in 3 p.m. and check out at 11 a.m.

Please let them know you are with the Miniature Horse Show when calling to make your reservations.

 

DONATION HORSES:  We need horses for the giveaway drawings at the Red River Shoot-Out, the Mini Stampede and the Last Chance Showdown.

Please remember these donations help to support the youth fund which allow our youth members to show for free and they are tax deductible.

Tickets may be purchased at each show for the donated horse. Tickets are $20 each or 5 tickets for $100. The drawings are held on Saturday during the lunch break and the winning recipient must make arrangements to take the horse home no later than the end of the show on Sunday.

If you have a horse you would like to donate, please contact Ruby Priore, OMHCI Show Manager; (918)-576-1452 or at [email protected].

 

April 20 – Red River Shoot-Out AMHR/PtHA Show

April 21 – Red River Shoot-Out AMHA Show

PRE-ENTRIES CLOSE: CANCELLED

 

May 18 – Mini Stampede AMHR/PtHA Show

May 19 – Mini Stampede AMHA Show & ABRA Miniature World Show

PRE-ENTRIES CLOSE: May 1, 2024

3 Judges:                                         4 Judges/ABRA WS:

Cindy Butler; IL {AMHR National Show Judge}

Jean Hommel-Kessler; SD

Teresa Palmer-Visser; SD {PtHA Judge}

Trish Shorten-Armstrong; OK {ABRA World Show Judge}

 

Breed shows for the American Miniature Horse Registry (AMHR) and Pinto Horse Association (PtHA); American Miniature Horse Association (AMHA) and American Buckskin Registry Association (ABRA) Miniature World Show.  Current Health Papers & NEGATIVE COGGINS REQUIRED

SHOW LOCATION

Oklahoma City Fairgrounds & Expo Center – Barn 3; 3001 General Pershing Blvd; OKC, OK 73107 – (405)-948-6700

For this show SHAVINGS must be ordered from the OKC Fairgrounds Feed & Bedding – (405)-948-6786 and RV Slots must be ordered from the OKC Fairgrounds RV Park – (405)-948-6713

Shows begin at 8 a.m.; measurement begins at 4 p.m. on Friday.  Show office opens at 3 p.m. on Friday and at 6:30 a.m. each morning of the show.

Show Manager: Ruby Priore  (918)-576-1452     Email: [email protected]

There will be a silent auction and miniature horse drawing at the Mini Stampede show.  The auction and drawing will close on Saturday.

There will be a free pizza party on Friday evening around 6 p.m. during the measurement/move-in at the show.

We will have pre-paid warm-up on Friday night with the jumps and obstacles before the show begins; $15 per animal for as long as you would like to practice.  You may add payment for the warm-up on the entry form, or pay at the show.

Breed shows for the American Miniature Horse Registry (AMHR); American Miniature Horse Association (AMHA); American Buckskin Registry Association (ABRA) and the Pinto Horse Association of America (PtHA).  Current Health Papers & NEGATIVE COGGINS REQUIRED.

HOST HOTEL:

Best Western Saddleback Plus Inn & Conference Center – OKC: 4300 Southwest 3rd St; OKC, OK 73108 – (405)-947-7000/phone

Located off Exit 145 off of I-40; go approximately 1 block North on Meridian Ave and 1 block East on SW 3rd St.

Free breakfast buffet and wi-fi; Saddle Up Bar & Grill,  Business & Fitness Centers, Self Laundry Available, Outdoor Pool, Hot Tub & Sauna; Pets Allowed (Service Charge); Airport & Local Shuttle; Check-in 3 p.m. and check out at 11 a.m.

Please let them know you are with the Miniature Horse Show when calling to make your reservations.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are using the Last Chance Showdown show as a Nationals qualifier show, you MUST include it on your qualifying form when you send your entries in to the National office.

August 5 – Last Chance Showdown AMHR Show

August 6 – Last Chance Showdown AMHA Show 

PRE-ENTRIES CLOSE: July 15, 2024

3 Judges

Sam Barth; KY

Ron Bartholomew; NY {AMHA National Show Judge}

James Rutledge; TX {AMHR National Show Judge}

Breed shows for the American Miniature Horse Registry (AMHR); American Miniature Horse Association (AMHA).  Current Health Papers & NEGATIVE COGGINS REQUIRED.

For qualifications on the AMHR show for Nationals; be sure to list the OMHCI Last Chance Showdown show on your national entry form for the points to count towards Nationals.

SHOW LOCATION

Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center; 1700 West Independence St; Shawnee, OK 74804 – (405)-275-7020 Approximately 3.5 miles Southeast of Exit 181 off of I-40 onto US Hwys. 177 & 270

Shows begin at 8 a.m.; measurement begins at 4 p.m. on Friday.  Show office opens at 3 p.m. on Friday and at 6:30 a.m. each morning of the show.

Show Manager: Ruby Priore  (918)-576-1452     Email: [email protected]

There will be a silent auction and miniature horse drawing at the Last Chance Showdown show.  The auction and drawing will close on Saturday.

There will be a free pizza party on Friday evening around 6 p.m. during the measurement/move-in at the show.

We will have pre-paid warm-up on Friday night with the jumps and obstacles before the show begins; $15 per animal for as long as you would like to practice.  You may add payment for the warm-up on the entry form, or pay at the show.

Breed shows for the American Miniature Horse Registry (AMHR); American Miniature Horse Association (AMHA).  Current Health Papers & NEGATIVE COGGINS REQUIRED.

For qualifications on the AMHR show for Nationals; be sure to list the OMHCI Last Chance Showdown show on your national entry form for the points to count towards Nationals.

HOST HOTEL:

Hampton Inn – Shawnee: 4851 North Kickapoo Ave; Shawnee, OK 74801 – (405)-275-1540/phone

Located off Exit 185, 1 block east off of I-40 and Kickapoo Ave.

Free breakfast buffet and wi-fi;  Business & Fitness Centers, Self Laundry Available, Indoor Pool; Pets Allowed (Service Charge) ; Check-in 3 p.m. and check out at 11 a.m.

Please let them know you are with the Miniature Horse Show when calling to make your reservations.

 

March 30, 2024 – Fat N Fuzzy Training Show & Clinic; Shawnee, OK

April 20-21, 2024 – Red River Shoot-Out AMHR/AMHA/ABRA/PtHA Show – CANCELLED

May 18-19, 2024 – Mini Stampede AMHR/AMHA/ABRA WS/PtHA Show; OKC, OK – Barn 3

August 3-4, 2024 – Last Chance Showdown AMHR/AMHA Show; Shawnee, OK

PENDING SHOW DATES: Shawnee, OK

March 29, 2025 – Fat N Fuzzy Training Show & Clinic

April 26-27, 2025 – Red River Shoot-Out AMHR/AMHA/ABRA/PtHA Show

May 31 – June 1, 2025 – Mini Stampede AMHR/AMHA/ABRA WS/PtHA Show

August 2-3, 2025 – Last Chance Showdown AMHR/AMHA Show

March 28, 2026 – Fat N Fuzzy Training Show & Clinic

April 25-26, 2026 – Red River Shoot-Out (Friday/Saturday – Easter) AMHR/AMHA/ABRA/PtHA Show

May 30-31, 2026 – Mini Stampede AMHR/AMHA/ABRA WS/PtHA Show

August 2-3, 2026 – Last Chance Showdown AMHR/AMHA Show

OMHCI membership allows exhibitors to be eligible for AMHA & AMHR shows, circuit and year end awards; and for youth to show for free (some fees apply).