Horses

The Judging starts at 10.00am with the Turnout classes, followed by the Saddle, Mountain & Moorland, the Fell Ponies, Shetlands & finally the magnificent Shires and Clydesdales.

Later on we have the spectacle of the carriage driving and frantic cone driving competition.

Timings are given as a guide only and may change on Show day depending upon numbers of entrants in each class.

Classes as follows:

TURNOUT CLASSES

Judge: Mrs PV Renwick

Judging 10.00 – 11.00 am

1                             TURNOUT of PONY & RIDER
Rider 10 years old and under, including lead rein.

2                             TURNOUT of PONY & RIDER
Rider 11 to 15 years old.

3                             TURNOUT of PONY & RIDER
Rider 16 years and over

4                              FAMILY PONY
not exceeding 14.2h.  Rider under 16 years of age.
Not to have been shown in classes 5 or 6

TURNOUT IN HAND

Judge: Mr A Townend

Judging 10.00 – 10.30am

5                             BROOD MARE
in foal, with own foal at foot.
No height restrictions. Excluding Fell Pony Brood Mare.

6                             BEST THREE YEAR OLD AND UNDER  FILLY or GELDING

7                              BEST FOUR YEAR OLD & OLDER FILLY or GELDING

SADDLE CLASSES

Judge: Mr A Townend

Judging 10.30 – 11.30 am

8                             LEAD REIN PONY
not exceeding 12h, rider 8 years old and under.

9                             RIDING PONY
not exceeding 13.2h.

10                           RIDING PONY
exceeding 13.2h, not exceeding 14.2h.

11                            RIDING HORSE
exceeding 14.2h, not exceeding 15.2h

12                           RIDING HORSE
exceeding 15.2h.

NATIVE PONIES

Judge: Mr A Townend

Judging 11.30 – 1 pm

Mountain & Moorland

Ponies to be Registered in the Stud Book for their Breed and should be shown in their natural state (e.g. NO plaited manes or tails).

13          REGISTERED LARGE MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND PONY, MARE or GELDING
4 years old or over. Dales, Connemara, New Forest, Highland and Welsh Section C&D
to be shown in hand.

14          REGISTERED LARGE MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND PONY, FILLY or GELDING
3 years & under.  Dales, Connemara, New Forest, Highland and Welsh Section C&D
to be  shown in hand.

15          REGISTERED SMALL MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND PONY, MARE or GELDING
4 years old or over, Dartmoor or Exmoor, Registered Welsh Section A&B
to be shown in hand.

16          REGISTERED SMALL MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND PONY, FILLY or GELDING
3 years & under, Dartmoor or Exmoor, Welsh Section A&B
to be shown in hand.

17           REGISTERED LARGE MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND PONY, MARE or GELDING
Dales, Connemara, New Forest, Highland & Welsh Section C&D
to be shown mounted.

18          REGISTERED SMALL MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND PONY, MARE or GELDING
including lead rein
Dartmoor or Exmoor, Welsh Section A&B to be shown mounted.

REGISTERED FELL PONIES

Judge: Miss B Bell

Judging 10.00-11.30 am

19          MARE in FOAL with OWN FOAL at FOOT

20          MARE or GELDING  –  4 years or over

21          MARE or GELDING – 3 years and under

22          REGISTERED FELL PONY 4 YEARS OLD OR OVER – to be brought into the ring mounted

Registered Fell Ponies will be awarded Fell Pony Society Rosettes

HEAVY HORSES

Judge: Mr G Bell

Judging 1 – 2 pm

23          CLYDESDALE THREE YEARS & UNDER COLT, FILLY or GELDING

24          CLYDESDALE 4 YEARS & OVER GELDING or MARE WITH/WITHOUT FOAL AT FOOT

25          ANY OTHER HEAVY HORSE  3 YEARS & UNDER COLT, FILLY or GELDING

26          ANY OTHER HEAVY HORSE 4 YEARS & OVER GELDING or  MARE WITH/WITHOUT FOAL  AT FOOT

MINIATURE SHETLAND PONIES

Judge: Mrs PV Renwick

Judging 11 -12.30 pm

All entries MUST be under 34 inches – and may be measured.

27          THREE YEARS & UNDER FILLY, COLT or GELDING

28          MARE (WITH/WITHOUT FOAL AT FOOT), FOUR YEARS & OVER

29          FOAL

30          STALLION or GELDING, 4 years or over

SHETLAND PONIES

Judge: Mrs PV Renwick

Judging 11 – 12.30 pm

31           THREE YEARS & UNDER FILLY, COLT or GELDING

32          MARE, FOUR YEARS or OVER (WITH/WITHOUT FOAL AT FOOT)

33           FOAL

34          STALLION or GELDING, 4 years or over

35           RIDDEN PONY, mare or gelding, on or off lead rein.

UNAFFILIATED SHETLAND PONIES

36          Open class.

All Comers welcome

CARRIAGE DRIVING

Judge: Miss B Bell

Judging 2 – 2.30 pm

Fell Pony Society Rosette will be awarded for the Best Registered Fell Pony.

British Driving Society Rosette for the winner of the Cones Driving Competition.

Young Handler Rosette at the Judge’s discretion (Under 16’s).

37           PRIVATE DRIVING

38          EXERCISE VEHICLE

39          CONES DRIVING COMPETITION

FANCY DRESS

Entries will be taken on the field for this class.

Prizes     1st : 8     2nd : £6     3rd : £4

40          FANCY DRESS : HORSES MOUNTED, or UNMOUNTED, DOGS, OR ANY ANIMAL OR HUMAN!

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