Tom Powers Futurity

The Tom Powers Futurity was established in 1980 and is one of the largest and longest running pleasure futurities in the World. This futurity attracts Western Pleasure enthusiasts from all parts of the United States and Canada, of all riding levels and will give the WPSS Program great exposure. WPSS is looking forward to holding the classes in a different part of the country and introducing many new people to the program.

2017 Western Pleasure Super Sires Classes to be Held During Tom Powers Event

2017 Eligibility Information

Horse Eligibility

  1. Horses entering must be sired by a stallion enrolled in the Western Pleasure Super Sires program
  2. Horses entering must be a Yearling for Yearling Longe-Line and Three (3) Years Old for Three Year Old Classes
  3. Horses must be nominated into program as outlined below:
    • Nominations will begin in 2016 for eligible foals
    • $50 due before December 31 of foaling year;
    • OR $150 due before Longe-Line event entry deadline yearling year;
    • OR $250 due before event entry deadline of three year old year
  4. Horses entering for a color bonus must present a copy of the color breed registration papers by 11:00 a.m. the day before the class

Exhibitor Eligibility

  1. Competition open to all Non-Pro riders
  2. Rider divisions will be based on NSBA rules and current NSBA rider list
  3. Horse and/or rider may only show in one class
  4. First place winners of a WPSS class cannot show in the WPSS class the following year
  5. NSBA Non Pro ownership rules will apply and a copy of the breed association membership card will be required to enter the WPSS event
  6. Non Pro entrants may NOT show a leased horse in a WPSS event
  7. All horses must have a Certificate of Registration showing exhibitors ownership to the show office by 11:00 a.m. the day before the class
  8. All exhibitors or owners must be in good standing with all breed associations or will be prohibited from participating the WPSS event

2017 WPSS Classes

Friday, June 30, 2017 – Longe Line Class
Saturday, July 1, 2017 – 3 YO Western Pleasure Classes


  1. Open Non-Pro Yearling Longe Line Class
    • $5,000 Guaranteed to 1st Place
  2. Open Non-Pro Three Year Old Western Pleasure
    • $10,000 Guaranteed to 1st Place
    • Bonus to Limited Rider ($1,500), Home Bred ($500) and Color ($500)
  3. Non Pro Novice Western Pleasure
    • $10,000 Guaranteed to 1st Place
    • Bonus to Novice Rider ($500), Home Bred ($500) and Color ($500)

COMING SOON – Tom Powers Futurity schedule/syllabus

CLICK HERE to visit the Tom Powers Futurity website for more information.