Classic and Foundation Futurity



Note : You may decide to nominate and sustain in BOTH the Modern/ Modern pleasure and the Classic/Foundation futurity but you are only allowed to show in one).

You must be a current member in good standing to enter the Futurity.
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Animal Eligibility

  • Animals must be registered with ASPC and meet current height requirements
  • All animals must be measured to show
  • Mares must be 3 years old to foal.
  • Stallions must be 2 years old to breed.

Nominations

  • Nomination forms must be completed & submitted by March 1st (Regular mail or e-mail with credit card information)
  • Foals become eligible if the Sire & Dam were nominated in the Futurity year.
  • Stallion Nominating Fee = $25.00.
  • Mare Nominating Fee = $10.00 . (The additional $5.00  will be distributed in the Area Futurities)
  • A Stallion may breed outside Mares, yet the fee is only paid once.

Sustaining Procedure

  • Forms must be completed & submitted by March 1st (Regular mail or e-mail with credit card information)
  • A foal, whose parents were nominated the prior year, must be sustained as a Yearling, Two Year Old, Three Year Old, and Four Year old in order to remain in the Futurity program for the Five Year duration.  Failure to sustain the animal in any year will eliminate its eligibility.

(Starting in 2016. If a foal was originally nominated and the owner neglected to sustain that foal may be re-entered in the futurity by paying a late fee of $100.00 and the back sustaining fees)

  • Yearling Sustaining Fee = $10.00
  • Two Year Old Sustaining Fee = $10.00
  • Three Year Old Sustaining Fee = $20.00
  • Four Year Old Sustaining Fee = $20.00 (Only horses that did NOT drive in the 3 year old futurity driving may participate)

All Sustaining years can be prepaid if so desired.

Class Entry Fees

  • Entry fees are added to the Futurity pay out each year
  • Weanling Class Fee = $10.00
  • Yearling Class Fee = $10.00
  • Two Year Old Class Fee = $10.00
  • Three Year Old Class Fee = $20.00 per class entered
  • Four Year Old Class Fee = $20.00 per class entered

Class entry fees are only paid if the animal is entered into a class. Failure to enter in a particular year DOES NOT eliminate the animal from showing the next year, provided the animal has been sustained on a continued basis.

The Classic/Foundation Futurity is held at the ASPC Congress Show, and they are also can show at the Area National Shows. All Classic/Foundation Futurity Classes are required on the Area Shows class list.

Classes And Divisions

Foals are shown in separate classes. (Stallion, Gelding, & Mares)

  • Classic Yearlings Stallions/Geldings
  • Classic Yearlings Mares
  • Foundation Yearlings Stallions/Geldings
  • Foundation Yearlings Mares
  • Classic 2 Year Old Stallions/Geldings
  • Classic 2 Year Old Mares
  • Foundation 2 Year old Stallions/Geldings
  • Foundation 2 Year Old Mares
  • Classic 3 Year Old Stallions/Geldings
  • Classic 3 Year Old Mares
  • Foundation 3 Year Old Stallions/Geldings
  • Foundation 3 Year Old Mares
  • Classic 3 Year Old Pleasure Driving
  • Foundation 3 Year Old Country Pleasure Driving
  • Classic 4 Year Old Pleasure Driving (Only horses that did NOT drive in the 3 year old futurity driving may participate)
  • Foundation 4 Year Old Country Pleasure Driving (Only horses that did NOT drive in the 3 year old  futurity driving may participate)

Annual Payout Percentage

Nominating Funds
 (Consists of Stallion Nomination + ½ of Mare Nominations)

  • Weanling Year 20%
  • Yearling Year 20%
  • Two Year Old Year 20%
  • Three Year old Year 20%
  • Four Year old Year 20%

Yearling Sustaining Funds

  • Yearling Year 30%
  • Two Year Old Year 20%
  • Three Year old Year 20%
  • Four Year old Year 30%

Two Year old Sustaining Funds

  • Two Year Old Year 30%
  • Three Year old Year 30%
  • Four Year old Year 40%

Three Year old Sustaining Funds

  • Three Year old Year 40%
  • Four Year old Year 60%

Four Year old Sustaining Funds

  • Four Year old Year 100%

Class Distributions:

  • 1 in class = 1st gets 100%
  • 2 in class = 1st gets 57%, 2nd gets 43%
  • 3 in class = 1st gets 46%, 2nd gets 32%, 3rd gets 22%
  • 4 in class = 1st gets 40%, 2nd gets 30%, 3rd gets 20%, 4th gets 10%
  • 5 or more in class = 1st gets 38%, 2nd gets 28%, 3rd gets 18%, 4th gets 10%, 5th gets 6%

Note : Normally the futurity only pays the top 5, but In classes of 26 or greater 6th thru 10th are paid the club contribution
The overall pay out consists of a % of nomination fund + % of sustaining + the entry fees + the  share of the Club Contribution dependent on age of animal