year CSHA offers a wonderful opportunity for girls and boys from
throughout California to compete for the title of:
Miss CSHA (girls 6 to 10)
Junior Miss CSHA (girls 11 to 13)
Miss CSHA (girls 14 to 17)
Little CSHA Ambassador (boys 6 to 10)
Junior CSHA Ambassador (boys 11 to 13)
CSHA Ambassador (boys 14 to 17)
CSHA Regions offer the Royalty Program, and the winners at the Regional
level qualify to compete for their respective state title.
CSHAs and CSHA Ambassadors and their courts are crowned at the state
competition and their reign begins at that time. Miss CSHAs and CSHA
Ambassadors are invited to attend the Annual Horse Show (s), Show of
Champions, Day at the Races, Night at the Cow Palace, Championship
Parade and the Annual Convention. Also Royalty may be invited to other
appropriate functions through the Royalty Chairperson and/or Royalty
CSHAs receives a tiara, buckle and sash as well as some perpetual
awards, which may consist of a hat crown, sash pin/concho and trophy.
The First and Second Princesses each receive a tiara and sash. CSHA
Ambassadors receive a engraved hatband and a trophy jacket.
to these awards, Junior and Senior Miss CSHAs and Ambassadors each
receive a scholarship at the state level (there are no scholarships at
the present time for the Little program).
Little Miss CSHA and Little CSHA Ambassador program is designed to
introduce younger children to CSHA and to our Royalty Program. There
are four compulsory phases of competition, which are each geared to the
younger age group. Riding (walk/jog pattern), written test (test
readers are allowed), speech (1 to 2 minutes) and interview.