A great opportunity for us Amateurs and loads of fun!

Photo from the 2010 Amateur Show

Abbey Smith & FCF Immortal Affair


NYSMHS Central NY Show - formerly Amateur Show -

Dates June 9-10, 2012 at Chemung County Fairgrounds, Horseheads, NY  

Show Results Here...

Download 2012 show info for the CNY show here

You can now download the entire 2012 Combined Prize list here

Show Chair- Mari Neidlinger
396 County Rte 17
Afton NY

For those planning on exhibiting at the Amateur Show - the Chemung County Fairgrounds now has a website with some helpful links to local hotels, etc.  more here...


This year, due to circumstances beyond the control of the committee, the CNY show will run as an unrated show. Rather than view this as a negative, we are choosing to see the positive aspects of being unrated and forge ahead with the best show we can offer our members and exhibitors. For those of you who compete for the NYSMHS year-end awards the CNY show will remain counted as an A rated for the purpose of High Score.

We are very excited to have Chris Cassenti as our 2012 judge. Chris will also be conducting a clinic open to all on Friday night, so come early, saddle up and be the beneficiary of Chris’ wit and wisdom! We think this offering will set our exhibitors up for a rewarding and successful show. The clinic will run from 7:00 to 8:30 followed by a Welcome Pizza Party for all sponsored by Vince, Laurie and Rebecca Knoll.

The Schedule has been modified to be more inclusive while still Amateur & family focused. Amateur owned and trained classes have returned to the schedule along with Limit Rider classes. Always a favorite of past shows, we have brought back the Saturday Night Versatility Challenge, with a $175 Purse!
The $100 Championship Classes remain.

The Elmira EconoLodge will again act as our Official Hotel and will reserve a block of rooms at a special rate. Tracey Kelsey returns as our official photographer and offers on sight printing of her work with no copyright restrictions. Mojo’s Tacos will return as the food vendor and Perry Veterinary Clinic will be on hand to see to the needs of our precious Morgans. Patti Waring will be joining us to keep the office running smoothly and we thank her for her commitment to us and all she does on behalf of the NYSMHS. With Joe Virgo directing center ring and Mike Chase as our Farrier our team is in place and ready to put on a show! The Exhibitors party will be held again under the pavilion.

Our thanks to all who supported us in 2011 for what was a very enjoyable and successful event, we’re looking forward to seeing you in Horseheads the weekend of June, 9-10, 2012.

Your CNY Show Committee.
Mari, Carey, Patty, Marion, Joe, Robin, Nick, & Danielle

Class Results for the 2010 show are available here...

2009 Show results here