NDPC Futurity

The NDPC Futurity recognizes the talents of young ponies and small horses as they progress through the levels.

  • The top two tests of Training, First, and Second Levels are competed for 4, 5, and 6 Year Olds, respectively. These tests are used for eligibility in Pony Cup AND Futurity Awards. No additional tests need to be ridden.
  • Nomination Forms and a non-refundable $50 Nomination Fee must be made in advance of competition on Friday to be eligible for the Futurity.
  • Awards will be given in three categories: 4 Year Olds, 5 Year Olds, and 6 Year Olds. Awards will not be separated into rider divisions.
  • Scores from competition on Friday and Saturday will be averaged for the total score.
  • Ribbons will be given First through Sixth Place.
  • Payback money will be given First through Fourth place.
  • 100% of the nomination fee will go into a combined purse, and will be awarded by the following percentages
    • First – 40%
    • Second – 30%
    • Third – 20%
    • Fourth – 10%
  • There will be an additional Born in the USA ribbon given to the highest scoring American born and bred pony or small horse at each level.
AgeFridaySaturday
4 Year OldTraining Level Test 2Training Level Test 3
5 Year OldFirst Level Test 2First Level Test 3
6 Year OldSecond Level Test 2Second Level Test 3