Linthicum 4-H Hi-Riders Horse Show Series

Show Dates

2019 show series dates are May 5, June 2, September 8, October 6, and October 27.

Show Info

Bring your barnmates and friends, you do not have to be a member of 4-H to compete, this is an open horse show. There is a food booth with breakfast, lunch, drinks, and snacks on the premises. City water is available for horses. We have classes for every rider from beginner through advanced. All ages welcome. English and western classes available.


IMPORTANT! If you pre-register by the Wednesday before the show, classes are $7 each plus a $15 one time per show ring fee. Leadline $6 ring fee. If we receive your entry Thursday through Sunday, classes will be $12 each.

Download the prize list here. Download the registration form here. The registration form is an interactive form that can be filled out on your computer and emailed to You will receive a confirmation that your entry was received. If you prefer, you can call Donna Umberger at 410-760-4148, she also can give you faxing instructions. You will need to provide current negative coggins and sign all paperwork when you check in at the entry booth. Please be sure to use the same rider name and same horse name (including spelling) for each entry and each show. Points are cumulative but horse show names and riders names must be entered the same way from show to show so we can keep correct records.

Please note that the second page (or back if you have a printed copy) of the class list has cross entry restrictions. We have classes specifically designed for appropriate ages and abilities. The goal is to have divisions where the riders can excel by competing with competitors of like skills. If you can comfortably compete in higher divisions, that’s where you belong.

Shows are held at the Andover Equestrian Center, 433 Andover Road, Linthicum, MD 21090. Morning schooling from 7–8 am. Show starts promptly at 8 am.

Year-End Banquet

We have a yearly awards banquet celebrating the achievements of all riders in our shows. It's a great time for everyone, we have catered food, dancing, door prizes, raffles, and lots more. It's a great time for all the riders, parents, trainers, family, and friends.

A few rules . . .

  • SEI approved helmets with harness are required on ALL mounted riders.
  • All riders’ ages are as of January 1 of the current year. Juniors—13 years old & under as of 1/1. Seniors—14 years old & over as of 1/1.
  • Audits should flip their numbers so that the number is upside down.
  • Proper attire must be worn in all classes (unless excused by Judge).
  • Six (6) ribbons will be awarded in all classes.
  • All judges are qualified and carded.
  • Champion & Reserve Champion will be awarded in all divisions.
  • All points are awarded on same rider/mount combination. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • The points from all 5 shows will accumulate and series awards will be presented at our annual awards banquet. Our awards- banquet is held in January. We will begin to take reservations in September.
  • No dogs allowed. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • No one allowed in barn area unless you've made arrangements with the proprietors of Andover Equestrian Center.
  • No alcoholic beverages allowed. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • No smoking allowed anywhere on the property. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • The show committee reserves the right to refuse entries or to change, combine or cancel classes with fewer than 4 entries.
  • Anyone displaying poor sportsmanship will be asked to leave the grounds. COACHING FROM SIDELINES IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
  • Understanding that horse sports may be hazardous & dangerous, even leading to permanent injury or death, each owner, rider, spectator, and other participants assumes any AND all risk of loss or injury and agrees to hold harmless, regardless of negligent acts or omissions, the Linthicum 4-H Hi-Riders, A.E.C., the organizer, show committee, and all other personnel.


FROM NORTH & WEST: Take Baltimore Beltway (695) to exit 8 (Nursery & Hammonds Ferry Rds.). Turn left at traffic light at end of ramp (Hammonds Ferry Road). At the 3rd traffic light, turn right (Andover Road). Andover Equestrian Center is on the left just past the school. FROM EAST: Take Baltimore Beltway (695) to exit 8 (Nursery & Hammonds Ferry Rds.). Bear right at top of exit, make a right at light onto Nursery Road. At next light make a left Hammonds Ferry Road. At 2nd traffic light turn right (Andover Road) Andover Equestrian Center is on the left just past the school.
FROM SOUTH: Take Rt. 97 (RT. 3) North to Dorsey Road. Turn right at end of ramp (Dorsey Road). Turn right onto Aviation Blvd. Turn right onto Andover Road. Go straight through 2 traffic lights. Andover Equestrian Center is on the left just past the school.