Youth Showmanship Award Application Info

This $150.00 award was established by the Big Sky Draft Horse Expo Committee and may be awarded to any youth who meet the criteria set by the committee.


  1. Applicant must be a Senior in High School, typically 17 or 18 years of age.
  2. Have competed in the Big Sky Draft Horse Expo for a minimum of three (3) years.
  3. Complete a letter of application  that includes the following:
    a. Experience driving including show and non-show
    b. Years in which applicant competed in the Big Sky Draft Horse Expo
    c. Plans for the future
    d. Assessment of what life skills driving has taught applicant
  4. The letter must be emailed or “snail” mailed to Sue Shockley no later than June 25, 2017.

Sue Shockley
12051 Law Road
Bozeman, MT  59718
[email protected]

The 2017 Showmanship Awards will be made during the 2017 Big Sky Draft Horse Show in Deer Lodge.