LEVELS

The Equine Clicker Show's competition is divided into three LEVELS:

LEVEL 1

Liberty Foundations

Foundational behaviors for a variety of experience levels, performed at liberty.

LEVEL 3

Specialized Liberty

Discipline-specific behaviors for a variety of experience levels, performed at liberty.

LEVEL 2

Riding Foundations

Foundational behaviors for a variety of experience levels, performed under saddle.

LEVEL 4

Specialized Riding

Discipline-specific behaviors for a variety of experience levels, performed under saddle.

DIVISIONS

Each level is divided into DIVISIONS:

LEVEL 1 ☆ LIBERTY FOUNDATIONS

DIVISION 1

Liberty Leading

Demonstrates effective nose targeting and leading, including steering & speed adjustments.

DIVISION 4

Face Targeting

Demonstrates effective targeting of specific regions of the equine's face.

DIVISION 2

Stationing

Demonstrates effective stationing and sending to stations.

DIVISION 5

Reverse Roundpen

Demonstrates effective transitions and balanced movement in different gaits.

DIVISION 3

Hoof Targeting

Demonstrates effective mat stationing and hoof targeting behaviors.

DIVISION 6

Freestyle

Demonstrate quality Level 1 behaviors via a creative freestyle performance

LEVEL 2 ☆ RIDING FOUNDATIONS

DIVISION 1

Targeting Under Saddle

Demonstrates effective nose targeting behaviors under saddle (while riding).

DIVISION 4

Reverse Roundpen

Demonstrates effective transitions and balanced movement under saddle.

DIVISION 2

Basic Riding Patterns

Demonstrates effective riding foundations, including steering and speed adjustments.

DIVISION 5

Freestyle

Demonstrate quality Level 2 behaviors via a creative freestyle performance

DIVISION 3

Hoof Targeting

Demonstrates effective mat stationing and hoof targeting behaviors under saddle.

LEVEL 3 ☆ SPECIALIZED LIBERTY

DIVISION 1  Dressage

Demonstrates precise, effective communication and balanced, quality movement on the flat.

DIVISION 3  Trail

Demonstrates effective communication and quality form while navigating trails.

DIVISION 2  Jumping

Demonstrates effective communication and quality form over fences.

DIVISION 4  Gymkhana

Demonstrates precise, effective communication & quality form during rodeo-style games.

LEVEL 4 ☆ SPECIALIZED RIDING

DIVISION 1  Dressage

Demonstrates precise, effective communication and balanced, quality movement on the flat.

DIVISION 3  Trail

Demonstrates effective communication and quality form while navigating trails.

DIVISION 2  Jumping

Demonstrates effective communication and quality form over fences.

DIVISION 4  Gymkhana

Demonstrates precise, effective communication & quality form during rodeo-style games.

CLASSES

Each division is comprised of CLASSES, which are the individual entries/performances.

LEVEL 1 ☆ LIBERTY FOUNDATIONS

DIVISION 1 ☆ LIBERTY LEADING

Class 111

Dynamic Nose Targeting

Demonstrates an effective, solid, and fluid nose targeting behavior.

Class 112

Weave Pattern

Demonstrates effective steering while leading at liberty.

Class 113

Speed Pattern

Demonstrates effective speed adjustments while leading at liberty

DIVISION 2 ☆ STATIONING

Class 121

Stationing

Demonstrates an effective stationing behavior

Class 122

Sending to Station

Demonstrates effective sending to station in a variety of directions

DIVISION 3 ☆ HOOF TARGETING

Class 131

Front Hoof Targeting

Demonstrates effective and fluid front hoof targeting behavior.

Class 132

Hind Hoof Targeting

Demonstrates effective and fluid hind hoof targeting behavior.

Class 133

All Hoof Targeting

Demonstrates effective and fluid all four hoof targeting behavior.

DIVISION 4 ☆ FACE TARGETING

Class 141

Eye Targeting

Demonstrates an effective and fluid eye targeting behavior

Class 144

Smile

Demonstrates an effective and fluid dental inspection behavior

Class 142

Ear Targeting

Demonstrates an effective and fluid ear targeting behavior

Class 143

Cheek Targeting

Demonstrates an effective and fluid cheek targeting behavior

DIVISION 5 ☆ REVERSE ROUNDPEN

Class 151

Walk

Demonstrates a fluid walking behavior on the reverse roundpen.

Class 152

Trot

Demonstrates a fluid trotting behavior on the reverse roundpen.

Class 153

Canter

Demonstrates a fluid cantering behavior on the reverse roundpen.

DIVISION 6 ☆ FREESTYLE

Class 160

Freestyle

Demonstrate quality Level 1 behaviors via a creative freestyle

LEVEL 2 ☆ RIDING FOUNDATIONS

DIVISION 1 ☆ TARGETING UNDER SADDLE

Class 211

Dynamic Nose Targeting

Demonstrates an effective, fluid dynamic nose targeting behavior.

Class 212

Stationary Nose Targeting

Demonstrates effective sending to station in a variety of directions

DIVISION 2 ☆ BASIC RIDING PATTERNS

Class 221

Weave Pattern

Demonstrates effective steering under saddle

Class 222

Speed Pattern

Demonstrates effective speed adjustments under saddle

DIVISION 3 ☆ HOOF TARGETING

Class 231

Front Hoof Targeting

Demonstrates effective and fluid front hoof targeting behavior.

Class 232

Hind Hoof Targeting

Demonstrates effective and fluid hind hoof targeting behavior.

Class 233

All Hoof Targeting

Demonstrates effective and fluid all four hoof targeting behavior.

DIVISION 4 ☆ REVERSE ROUNDPEN

Class 241

Walk

Demonstrates a fluid walking behavior on the reverse roundpen.

Class 242

Trot

Demonstrates a fluid trotting behavior on the reverse roundpen.

Class 243

Canter

Demonstrates a fluid cantering behavior on the reverse roundpen.

DIVISION 5 ☆ FREESTYLE

Class 250

Freestyle

Demonstrate quality Level 2 behaviors via a creative freestyle

LEVEL 3 ☆ SPECIALIZED LIBERTY

DIVISION 1 ☆ DRESSAGE

Class 311

Turn on the Haunches

Demonstrates effective, fluid, & balanced isolation of the front end.

Class 314

Haunches In

Demonstrates effective, fluid hind end isolation during movement.

Class 317

Walk, Trot Pattern

Demonstrates quality movement & handling at the walk & trot.

Class 312

Turn on the Forehand

Demonstrates effective, fluid, & balanced isolation of the hind end.

Class 315

Lateral Over

Demonstrates effective, fluid, & balanced lateral movement.

Class 318

Walk, Trot, Canter Pattern

Demonstrates quality movement & handling at the walk, trot, & canter.

Class 313

Shoulder In

Demonstrates effective, fluid front end isolation during movement.

Class 316

Walk Pattern

Demonstrates quality movement & handling at the walk.

Class 310

Freestyle

Demonstrates quality liberty dressage via creative freestyle

DIVISION 2 ☆ JUMPING

Class 321

Jumping Foundations

Demonstrates quality performance over isolated jump obstacles.

Class 320

Freestyle Course

Demonstrates quality performance over a freestyle jump course pattern

Class 322

Hunter Course

Demonstrates quality performance over a hunter course pattern

Class 323

Jumper Course

Demonstrates quality performance over a jumper course pattern

DIVISION 3 ☆ TRAIL

Class 331

Bridge Obstacles

Demonstrates effective maneuvering over bridges.

Class 334

Mailbox Obstacles

Demonstrates effective & patient maneuvering around mailboxes.

Class 337

Narrow Spaces

Demonstrates effective maneuvering thru narrow spaces.

Class 332

Jump Obstacles

Demonstrates effective maneuvering over trail jumps.

Class 335

Carrying Obstacles

Demonstrates effective maneuvering when carrying items.

Class 338

Water Obstacles

Demonstrates effective maneuvering through water.

Class 333

Gate Obstacles

Demonstrates effective maneuvering through gates.

Class 336

Dragging Obstacles

Demonstrates effective maneuvering when dragging items.

Class 330

Trail Freestyle

Demonstrates quality liberty trail behaviors via creative freestyle