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Year End Awards


Exhibitors who are NWMHC members are eligible for Year end awards. Open and Amateur exhibitors are required to show in a minimum of three NWMHC sponsored shows. Youth, COOL/Special needs, and Weanlings are required to show in a minimum of two NWMHC sponsored shows. Once requirements are met, additional points can be accumulated from any of the following approved shows: BC classic, Western Regionals and Oregon State fair. A high point and reserve high point will be awarded for each category. See the full rules and class categories for more details. 


Congratulations to all the 2023 Year End Award Winners!


Presented annually to an outstanding NWMHC member in recognition of exceptional contributions toward the promotion of the Miniature Horse and/or promoting growth of the NWMHC membership.


All members showing in a show year for the first time in, at least, two (2) for youth or three (3) for adults in NWMHC sponsored/locations/shows will be awarded a Rookie Award Certificate.


2023 President's Service award winner

Katie Hansen


These awards are those which are sponsored by individual farms.

 *  TWIGGY AWARD  -  Awarded to the one Youth/Horse team who accumulated the most points in all Youth driving classes, including obstacle driving, excluding YOTE.


2023 Winner: Ben Hansen, Vintage Farms Imagine This

*  HIGHEST POINTED YOUTH - Awarded to the Youth who accumulated the most points in the Youth Division, excluding YOTE.


2023 Winner: Olivia George

*  HEERMAN ALL AROUND TROPHY - Awarded to the horse who accumulated the most points in his/her respective halter class and their top four open performance classes.

2022 Winner: Lillie Nicol

Texas Angels Grand Illusion

*  GOLDEN EQUINE AWARD - Awarded to the horse, 15 years and older, who accumulated the most points in all Youth, Amateur, Open and Special Needs classes, excluding showmanship and reinsmanship.  This award is sponsored by 5C Ranch.

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2022 Winner: Amy Hindman

Farmyard Frolic Three Caret Diamond,


The MARK BULLINGTON VERSATILITY is applied for by individual NWMHC members. Description and form is found here.

2023 Winner: Sarah Houts
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