In order to accumulate points,
Animal has to be Registered AND the OWNER and EXHIBITOR need
to be current members.
To enter a NASMDA Sanctioned Amateur, Novice Amateur and
Silver Amateur classes, you must be a
current Amateur member.
Amateur cards must be renewed
For questions concerning points contact
AMATEUR is any rider nineteen years old and older
on January 1 of the calendar year of the show who is no
longer eligible to show in NASMDA Youth classes, and who
has not shown, judged, trained or assisted in training a
mule, donkey or horse for remuneration, either directly
or indirectly, nor received compensation for instructing
another person in riding, driving, training or showing a
mule, donkey or horse in competition for the previous
five calendar years. An amateur exhibitor may not show,
train or assist in the training of a mule or donkey for
which their spouse is accepting any form of
remuneration, either directly or indirectly for
training, assisting in the training or showing of said
mule. Note: You must possess a
NASMDA Amateur Card to show in an Amateur Class, Novice
Amateur Class and Silver Amateur Class at a NASMDA Sanctioned Show. Amateur mules must be owned by the Amateur, the Amateur's immediate family or have a completed lease on file. See Section 147 D of the NASMDA rulebook.