Palmetto State Live

Join us for the only live show series in South Carolina!

Palmetto State Live Show began in the late 90's as an annual event held every spring. We have since developed into a series of shows three times annually, enabling model horse enthusiasts in the southeast the opportunity to socialize and display horses in their collection. We hope that you will consider joining us! Last show of 2023 is on October 21st.

Dates for 2024 are:
April 6th
August 17th
October 19th

Rules & Entry Information

Please note: Our showhall can accommodate approximately 45 entrants with room to spare, but tables are first come, first served (and there are only 10). If you are a later entrant, you may be requested to provide your own table. We have plenty of chairs, but limited tables. To avoid having to bring your own table, simply enter early. Show hall opens at 8am and show starts at 9:00am. You are welcome to unpack near the front entrance, but please move your vehicle as soon as you can so others may also take advantage of the shortened walking distance. Entry Fee(s): Please note that we do NOT accept Paypal...checks okay up to Earlybird deadlines listed below or US Postal MO okay at all times. YOU MUST PAY IN ADVANCE - NO DAY OF SHOW ENTRIES. In other words, you MUST day of show payments accepted...that’s how we pay for awards & make sure we have enough tables, after all :) 2023 entries: Open Division $58 Open Shower (own table) $48 Youth Shower (own table) $35 Late Fee (if applicable) $10 Sales Space/Extra Table $58 (table provided by us) Bringing Extra Table $20 (you provide) Proxy (up to five horses) $5 per horse Judge Discount (for Judges showing) $10 Earlybird deadline to receive above entry fees & avoid late charges: March 17, 2023 for April Show July 18, 2023 for August Show September 15, 2023 for October Show All entries posted after the above dates must include a $10 late fee and be paid via USPS money order only. Please be sure to make payments out to “Lisa Garcia.” Any returned payments are subject to a $45 returned fee. Please note that no refunds will be issued. I'm sorry for those who need to cancel after entering, but once you commit, I correspondingly commit to purchasing awards, raffle items, door prizes, etc. As a result, all show entrants must pay their entry fees directly to me - we do not allow the transferring of tables. This creates a logistical nightmare when we offer Breyer Live Show Benefit models as well as our Palmetto State Futurity Program because only paid entrants qualify and there's a discrepancy as to who the "paid" entrant is. Contact for information & to mail fees: Lisa Garcia PO Box 364 White Rock, SC 29177 803-687-7531 Prizes: Paper/Homemade ribbons through 6th place in all classes. Unique awards for all Champs/Reserves and Overall Champ/Reserves are named in each division. Classes may be split according to judge’s discretion or if entries warrant, per judge’s decision. Don’t worry...we will make certain that classes are divided when necessary. After all, we don’t want any judges pulling their hair out! When classes are split, PLEASE do NOT add more horses to the table. Please note that the list of divisions below are typical of most of our shows. Some shows may or may not have ALL of the divisions listed. OF Plastic Division: Open to ALL original finish types, to include Breyer, Stones, Collecta, etc. Types *will* be split if entries warrant. OF Collectibility Division: YOU MUST HAVE COLLECTABILITY DOCUMENTATION. IF THERE IS NO DOCUMENTATION BY YOUR HORSE, IT WILL NOT BE JUDGED FOR COLLECTABILITY. Collectability can be anything from very limited runs, OOAK horses or even “old” style Breyer’s from the 60’s, for example. Not every show has Collectability classes. AR Division: All artist resins/editions, original sculptures and Animal Artistry resins show in this division. Maggie Bennett (and others) pewter micro minis are included in "artist resin" classes and have their own Micro Mini division. CM Division: All customized horses (any maker), to include cold painted chinas, will show in this division. General Info: No horse may show in more than one breed class. Foals may show with adults, if you so choose, when there is no separate foal division. Artist resins and customs show together, unless otherwise specified. Limit of 4 horses per class per shower in any halter class. If you wish to show more horses than the limit allows, please place $1 beside your entry on the show table. Limit 2 entries per performance class (no additional entries allowed). Please be sure to note any other class limits when reviewing the classlist. There will be 6-8 judging rings going simultaneously, but don’t stress...we are laid back! We cannot, however, hold classes if you are trying to show a horse in performance and a breed class. Feel free to bring "extras" for those classes in case your horse cannot make it in time. Multiple Grands/Reserves in each breed division will be named. Most divisions have an "overall" grand/reserve, so keep this in mind if your horse wins a grand during the day. You may wish to leave that horse out and wait for the end of the day Overall to be named. There are benefits to sticking with us until the end :-) There are NO additional fees to enter fun classes! Raffle items will be available & tickets are 1 for $1; 6 for $5; 30 for $20. Your support of the raffle helps make Palmetto State the great show that it is! We DO have a photo booth available for you to take pictures of your champs/reserves - or just to take pictures of your favorite horse(s)! Youth may show in their division only, with the exception of Fun Classes. In the Youth Performance Division - only Breyer tack or tack made by the youth entrant is allowed. Youth may only show regular run mass produced plastic horses (Breyer, Stone, CollectA, etc) or regular run china/resin horses (HR, Breyer porcelains). Breyerfest and similar limited run horses are allowed to be shown by youth entrants as long as the run exceeds 2500 or more. Youth are required to bring their own table. If this presents a problem, please contact show hostess and we will see what arrangements can be made. Show hall has plenty of chairs! We will break for lunch at approximately noon for 1 hour. Show is typically over around 6pm. Tags: String tags or Index cards with the following: Horse’s name, breed, gender & your full initials all on one side (preferred). Don’t go out and re-do all your tags if this isn’t exactly how you have yours...just LMK and we’ll see what we can work out. Other Info: PLEASE NOTE: We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone and will not tolerate bad sportsmanship behavior. Entrants will be asked to leave if hostess determines there is drama unfolding. There are hotels in the area if you Google the location. There are various restaurants within a few miles of the show hall...Chick-Fil-A, Sonic, McDonalds, Popeyes, Taco Bell, Little Ceasars, Freddies, Highway 55, San Jose, etc. PLEASE HELP KEEP YOUR AREA TIDY IN THE SHOW HALL! If we do not keep the hall spotless, we will not be allowed to use it in the future. Thank you SO much! Each show in the series will offer something slightly different than the previous show, so ALWAYS be sure to closely review each updated show packet as it comes out! PLEASE EMAIL FOR ENTRY FORM:

Class List

OF PLASTICS: Action Sport Breeds 1. Action TB/STB Stallions/Geldings 2. Action TB/STB Mares 3. Action WB/Sport/X Stallions/Geldings 4. Action WB/Sport/X Mares Standing Sport Breeds 5. Standing TB/STB Stallions/Geldings 6. Standing TB/STB Mares 7. Standing WB/Sport/X Stallions/Geldings 8. Standing WB/Sport/X Mares Champ/Res Sport Breeds Light Breeds 9. Morgan 10. Arab Stallions/Geldings 11. Arab Mares 12. Part Arab (excludes NSH) 13. Other Mixed/Pure Light Breed Champ/Res Light Spanish/Iberian/Carriage 14. Andalusian/Lusitano 15. Other Mixed/Pure Spanish 16. Carriage Breeds & Mixes Champ/Res Spanish/Carriage Stock Breeds (Solid Colors) 17. QH (S/G) Action 18. QH (S/G) Standing/Walking 19. QH (Mares) Action 20. QH (Mares) Standing/Walking 21. Mustang 22. Other Mix/Pure Stock Champ/Res Solid Color Stock Stock Breeds (Patterned) 23. Appaloosa - S/G 24. Appaloosa - Mares 25. Mustang 26. Paint S/G 27. Paint Mare 28. Other Mix/Pure Colorful Stock Champ/Res Stock (patterned) Ponies 29. Euro Pony Breeds 30. American Pony Breeds 31. Vanners/Cobs 32. Other Pure/X/Mini Horses Champ/Res Pony Draft Breeds 33. American Draft Breeds 34. Euro Draft Breeds 35. Mules/Donkeys/Draft X Champ/Res Draft Gaited 36. American Gaited (includes NSH) 37. All Spanish Gaited 38. All Other Gaited (including ponies) Champ/Res Gaited Foals 39. Light/Sport Foals 40. Stock Foals 41. Pony Foals 42. All other foals Champ/Res Foal Overall Champ/Res OF Plastics CHINAS (No class limits. China classes may be added as entries warrant - just ask) ​1. OF Light Breeds 2. OF Sport Breeds 3. OF Gaited Breeds 4. OF Spanish Breeds 5. OF Patterned Stock Breeds 6. OF Solid Stock Breeds 7. OF Euro Draft 8. OF All Other Draft/Mules & Mixes 9. OF Ponies 10. OF Foals OF China Breed Champ/Res​ Peter Stone/Copperfox 1. Sport Breeds 2. Light Breeds 3. Spanish/Carriage Breeds 4. Solid Stock 5. Patterned Stock 6. Ponies 7. Draft 8. Gaited 9. Foals Champ/Res Stone VINTAGE BREYER MOLDS Please note that this division is for true vintage molds. The horses showing in this division must have been released prior to 1985 - not a modern release of a vintage mold. Let's appreciate the paint jobs Breyer *used* to do! Will be split Matte vs. Gloss/Semi-Gloss, if entries warrant. 1. Red roan 2. Charcoal 3. Alabaster 4. Smoke 5. Grey appaloosa 6. Black appaloosa 7. Dapple grey 8. Palomino 9. Bay 10. Black 11. Chestnut/sorrel 12. Decorator 13. Woodgrain 14. Other Overall Vintage Champ/Res FANTASY/ODDITIES DIVISION 1. OF Winged Equines 2. OF Equines with Horns 3. OF Cartoon-Type Horses 4. OF Clearware Horses 5. OF Crystal Horses 6. OF "Scene" Equines 7. OF Florentine/Copenhagen Equines 8. OF Gold Charm/Wedgewood Horses 9. OF Woodgrain Equines 10. All Other Unrealistic OF Creations OF Fantasy/Oddity Champ/Res 11. CM/AR Winged Equines 12. CM/AR Equines with Horns 13. CM/AR Equines with "Scenes" 14. CM/AR Unrealistic Colors 15. CM/AR All Other Unrealistic Creations 16. Fantasy Medallions CM/AR Fantasy/Oddity Champ/Res ARTIST RESIN DIVISION: All scales EXCEPT Micro & SM allowed. AR medallions have an overall Champ/Res at end of division. Sport/Driving Breeds & Types 1. TB & Harness Racing Breeds 2. Warmbloods (Purebreds) 3. All Other Sport/WB/crosses 4. Sport/Driving Breeds Medallions Sport Champ/Res Light Breeds 5. Morgan 6. Arab & Part Arab (excludes NSH) 8. Other Mixed/Pure 9. Light Breed Medallions Light Champ/Res Spanish/Iberian/Carriage 10. All Pure & Mixed Spanish/Iberian Breeds 11. Carriage Breeds & mixes of (excludes feathered Cobs - see Class 21) 12. Spanish/Iberian Breed Medallions Spanish/Iberian Champ/Res Stock Breeds 13. QH 14. Appaloosa 15. Paint 16. Other Mixed/Pure/Mustangs 17. Stock Breed Medallions Stock Champ/Res Ponies & Drafters 18. All Ponies & Miniature Horses (pure & mixed) 19. Pony Breed Medallions 20. All Pure Draft Breeds 21. Mixed Draft/All feathered Cobs 22. Draft Breed/Hairy Cob Medallions Pony/Draft Champ/Res Gaited Breeds 23. American Gaited (includes NSH) 24. Other Pure/Spanish/Mixed Gaited 25. Gaited Breed Medallions Gaited Champ/Res Foals 26. All foals 27. Foal Medallions Foal Champ/Res Overall AR Champ/Res Overall Medallion Champ/Res CUSTOM DIVISION: (All scales EXCEPT Micro & SM allowed) Sport/Driving Breeds & Types 1. TB & Harness Racing Breeds 2. Warmbloods (Purebreds) 3. All Other Sport/WB/X Sport Champ/Res Light Breeds 4. Morgan 5. Arab & Part Arab (excludes NSH) 6. Other Mixed/Pure Light Champ/Res Spanish/Iberian/Carriage 7. Andalusian/Lusitano 8. Other Mixed/Pure Spanish/Iberian (Lipizzaners etc.) 9. Carriage Breeds & mixes of (excludes feathered Cobs - see Class 17) Spanish/Iberian Champ/Res Stock Breeds 10. QH 11. Appaloosa 12. All Mustangs 13. Paint 14. Other Mixed/Pure Stock Champ/Res Ponies/Draft 15. All Ponies/Miniature Horses (including mixes) 16. All Pure Draft Breeds 17. Mixed Draft/Longears/All feathered Cobs Pony/Draft Champ/Res Gaited Breeds 18. American Gaited (includes NSH) 19. Other Pure/Spanish/Mixed Gaited Gaited Champ/Res Foals 20. All foals Foal Champ/Res Overall Custom Champ/Res PERFORMANCE** (OF & AR/CM show together) ** All performance entries must provide documentation (Western) 1. Western Pleasure 2. Cutting/Cattle Work 3. Western Trail 4. Western Games 5. Other Western Performance Champ/Res (Other) 6. Harness 7. Other Other Performance 8 Arabian Costume 9. Other Costume/Parade 10. Performance MEDALLIONS (those that show saddle/bridle/riders) Champ/Res (English) 11. English Pleasure 12. Dressage 13. Jumping/Cross Country 14. Hunter Over Fences 15. Other English Champ/Res​ (Mini Scale) 16. MINI scale Western Pleasure 17. MINI scale all other Western Perf 18. MINI scale English U/S 19. MINI scale English O/F 20. MINI scale Other Performance Champ/Res Overall Performance Champ/Res MICRO Mini Scale Division (Artist Editions) 1. Micro Light Purebreds 2. Micro Light Mixed Breeds Micro-Mini Light Breed Champ/Res 3. Micro Sport Breeds & Sport Mixes 4. Micro Spanish/Iberian & Mixes 5. Micro Carriage Breeds & Mixes Micro-Mini Sport/Spanish Champ/Res 6. Micro Stock Purebreds (solid colors) 7. Micro Stock Appaloosa 8. Micro Stock Paint 9. Micro Other Stock (includes Mustangs)/Mixed Micro-Mini Stock Champ/Res 10. Micro Ponies (Solid) 11. Micro Ponies (Patterned) Micro-Mini Pony Champ/Res 12. Micro Draft Breeds (Pure) 13. Micro Longears & Mixed Draft Micro-Mini Draft/Longear Champ/Res 14. Micro Gaited Breeds 15. Micro Spanish Gaited Breeds Micro-Mini Gaited Champ/Res 16. Micro Stock Breed Foals 17. Micro All Other Foals Micro-Mini Foal Champ/Res ​18. Micro Medallions Overall Champ/Res Micro Mini Stablemate Scale Division (AR, CM & OF judged separately - same classlist for each) 1. SM Arabian & Crosses 2. SM Morgan 3. SM TB/Standardbred 4. SM Other Light Breeds SM Light Champ/Res 5. SM Euro Warmbloods 6. SM Other Sport Breeds (pure) 7. SM Sport Mixes SM Sport Champ/Res 8. SM Spanish/Iberian 9. SM Carriage Breeds SM Spanish/Carriage Champ/Res 10. SM Stock - QH 11. SM Stock - Appaloosa 12. SM Stock - Paint 13. SM Stock - Mustangs 14. SM Stock - Mixed breeds SM Stock Champ/Res 15. SM Ponies (Solid) 16. SM Ponies (Patterned) SM Pony Champ/Res 17. SM Draft Breeds - Clyde/Shire & Crosses of 18. SM Draft - All Other Purebreds 19. SM Draft All Other Draft Mixes 20. SM Longears SM Draft Champ/Res 21. SM ASB 22. SM TWH 23. SM Spanish/Other Gaited SM Gaited Champ/Res 24. SM Stock Breed Foals 25. SM All Other Foals SM Foal Champ/Res Overall Champ/Res SM ​ YOUTH CLASSLIST: 1. Arab & Part Arab 2. Morgan 3. TB/WB 4. ASB/TWH/American Gaited 5. Other Light/Gaited breed (includes Spanish gaited) or Mix 6. QH 7. Paint 8. Mustang 9. Other/Mixed Stock 10. Spanish Breeds (non-gaited) 11. Ponies 12. Draft or Mule 13. English Performance 14. Western Performance 15. Parade/Costume/Historical Scene 16. Other Performance 17. Custom by owner 18. Custom by other 19. Never Won a Blue Ribbon 20. My Favorite Horse

Fun Classes, Entrants & Judges!

October 21st Fun Classes: 1. It's Movie Night! - You may have had a spooky movie that you loved as a child, so here's your chance to re-create a scene from it using models. Or maybe it's just a movie with monsters as the main characters (think Monsters, Inc, for instance). Out of respect for the church, nothing gory/bloody...but there are so many options out there! Coraline, Ichabod Crane, the Addams Family, Casper, Scooby Doo movies, etc. 2. Etched models - Not limited to just horses, but any model that has been customized via etching. 3. The Morgan Horse - As a breeder of Lippitt Morgans, I have a fondness for the breed, so find something related to old-style Morgans to share with us. It can be a model Morgan, an art print, your own homemade creation (cookie, sculpture, etc). Put your thinking cap on and do a little research to come up with your own unique idea! Here is a web site to get you started: 4. Haflingers - Another breed near and dear to my heart, so show off your Haflingers! Customs, OFs, a wood carving, or whatever else you may have to show us. Make your own, if you have to! 5. Show and Tell - Think back to your kindergarten days and bring something to share with us! Only real requirement is that it is hobby-themed. Bring it, tell us something about it (8.5x11 or smaller) and maybe you'll win some goodies for it! 6. Horses/Cows with doggy companions - Rather self explanatory, but keep in mind that they must be in scale with one another and be interacting in some way...they are companions after all ;-) October 21st Entrants: 1) Jamie Parris 2) Michelle Masters 3) Jena Hobert 4) Carla Clifford 5) Dede McGrath 6) Autumn Swarthout 7) Emmalia Sebusch 8) Emily Jones 9) Hannah Shumpert 10) Brooke White 11) Ashley Pooch 12) Jada Perrine* 13) Addison Fulk 14) Michelle Smith 15) Amy Rawlins 16) Krista Smith 17) Paris Rozsak 18) Amanda Spittery 19) KC Jervis 20) Erin Lumkin 21) Kaitlyne Lockridge* 22) Samantha Ellis 23) Emily Conway 24) ​25) 26) 27) 28) 29) ​30) Judges for October: Vintage Breyer = Jamie Parris Chinas = KC Jervis OF Plastics = Kaitlyne Lockridge AR/CM = Michelle Masters OF SM = VA Barton AR/CM SM = Ashley Pooch Performance = Jada Perrine Micros = Lisa Garcia ​Fantasy = Lisa Garcia Stones = Sam Ellis

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