Schedules

Annual Show – Saturday 1 April 2017
Myerscough International Arena, PR3 0RY

 

Qualifier for Horse of the Year Show Cuddy Working Hunters; Qualifiers for RIHS Hunters, Hacks, Cobs, Riding Horses;
RIHS Amateur Hunters; In Hand & Ridden Irish Draught; In Hand Hunters; In Hand & Ridden Sport Horses and *New this year- Working Show Horse.

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Late Entries will be taken prior to the class commencing at double the Entry Fee, subject to having all relevant documentation.

Entry Enquiries
Mrs. K. Smith Tel: 01772 600763 before 9:00pm
Or via e-mail to – kathjrsmith@btinternet.com

General Show Enquiries
Mr Mark Fitton Tel: 0161 7902831 or 07831 445944

RULES AND REGULATIONS

HAT RULES-It is strongly recommended that competitors aged 18 or over wear a skull cap or hat with safety harness according to the current approved BSI or European standard in order to minimise risk of head injury when mounted. It is mandatory for competitors under the age of 18 to wear such skull caps or hats.
Please note that there is no change in relation to the headwear for competitors in the jumping phase of working hunter and ridden sport horse classes where competitors MUST wear a skull cap or hat and safety harness in accordance with the current approved BSI or European standard. Rules as of 1Jan 2017.

The Organisers of this show have taken reasonable precaution to ensure the health and safety of everyone present. For these measures to be effective everyone must take all reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents occurring and must obey the instructions of the Organisers and all the Officials and Stewards.

Entries on the day will be accepted at double the entry fee providing the section is not fully subscribed. Current Passports must be shown on entry.
A strict dress code as per SHB (GB) rules will be adhered to.
The Judges decision is Final.
Less than EIGHT ENTRIES prize money will only be awarded to 3rd. place.
Less than FOUR Entries prize money will only be awarded to 1st. place unless otherwise stated
All trophies to be held for one year.
In the interest of safety all stallions born before 01/01/2016 must identify themselves by the handler wearing a yellow armband supplied by them.
A special rosette will be presented by SHB in the North West to the highest placed mare in all ridden classes.

DISCLAIMER – Whilst the Society will take all reasonable steps to prevent accidents to persons or injury to property, neither the Society nor its Officers or Servants accept responsibility for such accidents or injuries, howsoever caused and whether or not involving negligence on the part of any such Officers or Servants
The Show, its Officers or Servants shall not be responsible for any accident, damage or loss however caused, that may occur to any Exhibitor or his Servant, or to any article, animal or property brought into the Showground or while entering or leaving the Showground. Each Exhibitor shall be solely responsible for any loss, injury or damage that may be done to or occasioned by, or arising from any machinery, or other article, or any animal, or property exhibited by. It is a condition of entry that each Exhibitor shall indemnify and hold harmless the Show from and against all actions, suits, expenses and claims on account of such damage or injury
SHB (GB) in the North West cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information presented in this schedule/catalogue. We cannot be responsible for typing errors or any errors and omissions which may appear in the content.

ENTRY FEES – All entries, in the event of cancellation of the show, will be given a full refund within 28 days on receipt of a stamped addressed envelope.

POSTPONEMENT OR ABANDONMENT – Exhibitors shall not have any claim against the Society or any member of the Society in respect of any loss or damage whatsoever consequent upon the Show failing (for whatever reason) to be held.

PRIZE MONEY – Prize money is to be collected from the Secretary on the day of the Show. Prize Money not collected on the day must be claimed within 7 days of the Show date, by contacting the Show Secretary and providing proof of the award by submitting the prize voucher issued on the day, together with a stamped addressed envelope.

Indoor Arena 8.00am
BLUE CHIP FLAT RIDDEN SPORT HORSE
Entry Fee Class 1 £20
Prize Money: 1st £25, 2nd£20, 3rd£15, 4th£10,

Judges Mrs D Richardson- Rowell Ayrshire

CLASS 1 BLUE CHIP FOUR, FIVE & SIX YEAR OLD & OVER FLAT RIDDEN SPORT HORSE
This class is a qualifier for the Blue Chip £400 Flat Ridden Sport Horse Championship
To be held at the National Hunter Supreme Championship Show at Addington Manor 4-5th July 2017
Horses to be shown on the flat will not be required to jump. Snaffle bridles must be worn. Note. Horses have to be registered with SHB(GB).
Horses will not be ridden by the judge but will be required to give a short individual show of walk, trot & canter of approximately 1 minute, to be awarded marks out of a possible 20 for each pace. Lengthened strides in trot and canter must be shown. Marks All horses are required for a conformation assessment to be awarded marks out of a possible 50.
Vouchers: 1st £30, 2nd £10, 3rd £10, 4th £10, 5th £10 6th £10 Rosettes to 6th place to be provided by show.,
A Blue Chip Cap & Qualifying rosette will be awarded to every competitor who qualifies.
Three horses from the class will qualify – the best 4yro, 5yro & the best 6yro & over.
In the event that there are no horses from a particular age group, the qualification will pass down the line. A horse may only qualify once and if already qualified the qualification will pass down the line, enabling 3 horses to qualify for the finals per qualifying class.

Ridden Sport Horse Championship
1st and 2nd from classes 1, 38 – 40 – will qualify after  the conclusion of class 40
to follow on

IN HAND Classes- Please note that due to the time of year there may not be any Brood Mares and Foals in the 3 sections. We will NOT delay the start time but continue straight on with the relevant classes that have entries.
IN HAND CLASSES

Entry Fee: Classes 2-16 inc. £15
Prize Money 1st £20, 2nd £15, 3rd £10, 4th £5

IN HAND IRISH DRAUGHT& IRISH DRAUGHT SPORT HORSE
Judge Ms V Cobham Lincolnshire

These classes are affiliated to the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) and only horses registered with or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and in the correct ownership are eligible for entry. All breeding and in hand exhibits must be EITHER already Graded* or eligible for Class 1 on the Irish Draught Breed Register OR registered on the Irish Draught Sport Horse Registers. Registration numbers to be stated on the entry form and entries will be sent to the IDHS (GB) prior to the Show to confirm eligibility. AGraded Mare or Filly is one that has been inspected or overstamped by the IDHS(GB)H passed into one of the following categories: ID Class 1, ID Class 2, RID, AID or the Supplementary Grade Up Register.
All one, two and three year old COLTS must be bitted and shown by an experienced handler of 18 years of age or over.
This show is a Qualifier for The Moorbennhall Irish Draught Youngstock Challenge. The two highest placed Pure Breds from each age group that have not already qualified in Classes 4,5&6.. – yearlings, two year olds and three year olds – eligible for Class 1 on the Irish Draught Breed Register by an RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 sire out of a Graded* dam and also two and three year old fillies already Graded* will qualify to go forward to the Final which will be held at the IDHS (GB) Annual Breed Show on 19th and 20th August 2017 at Arena UK, Allington, Grantham, Lincolnshire. NG32 2EF. Each qualifier will receive a card. Qualifiers are required to complete an online form at www.idhsgb.com to inform the IDHS (GB) that they have qualified for the Final. In the Final, there will be three preliminary classes with the two highest placed semi-finalists from each class going forward to the Championship where the Champion will receive £500 and the Reserve Champion £150.

CLASS 2 IRISH DRAUGHT & ID SPORT HORSE BROOD MARE Graded* mare, three
years old and over, with own foal at foot, or four years old and over, barren or in foal, OR mare, four years old and over, barren, in foal or with own foal at foot, registered on the ID Sport Horse Registers, or SID
CLASS 3 IRISH DRAUGHT & ID SPORT HORSE FOAL – eligible for Class 1 on the Irish Draught Breed Register, or eligible for the ID Sport Horse Registers.
CLASS 4 IRISH DRAUGHT & ID SPORT HORSE YEARLING – filly, colt or gelding, by an RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 sire out of a Graded* dam,
or filly, colt or gelding, registered on theID Sport Horse Registers.
CLASS 5 IRISH DRAUGHT & ID SPORT HORSE TWO YEAR OLD- filly,colt or gelding by an RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 sire out of a Graded* dam, or filly already Graded*, or filly, colt or gelding registered on the ID Sport Horse Registers.
CLASS 6 IRISH DRAUGHT & ID SPORT HORSE THREE YEAR OLD – filly, colt or
gelding by an RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 sire out of a Graded* dam, or filly already Graded*, or filly, colt or gelding registered on the Grade 1 or Grade 2 ID Sport Horse Registers (NB: three year old colts must be un-inspected).

 

In Hand Irish Draught Championship
1st & 2nd  from classes 2-6 qualify.
IN HAND SPORT HORSES
All horses in classes 7-11 must be on the SHB (GB) Basic Identity Register
These classes will be judged under SHB (GB) 2017 rules.
These classes are for horses likely to produce or make a sport horse and will be judged in a continental manner on a triangle.
Judge Mrs D Richardson- Rowell Ayrshire

CLASS 7 BROOD MARE with foal at foot. Mares must have own foal at foot or a relevant certificate of pregnancy for the following year, which may be inspected at the show. Mares which have not yet foaled or have lost their foals are eligible to enter with a relevant certificate of pregnancy that may be inspected at the show.
CLASS 8 FOAL out of mare in Class 7
CLASS 9 YEARLING filly colt or gelding born in 2016
CLASS 10 TWO YEAR OLD filly colt or gelding born in 2015
CLASS 11 THREE YEAR OLD filly colt or gelding born in 2014
In Hand Sport Horse Championship
1st & 2nd  from classes  7-11 qualify.

IN HAND HUNTER
All horses in classes 12-16 must be on the SHB (GB) Basic Identity Register
These classes will be judged under SHB (GB) 2017 rules.
Judge Mrs L Brudenell Yorkshire.

CLASS 12 BROOD MARE with foal at foot. Mares must have own foal at foot or a relevant certificate of pregnancy for the following year, which may be inspected at the show. Mares which have not yet foaled or have lost their foals are eligible to enter with a relevant certificate of pregnancy that may be inspected at the show.
CLASS 13 FOAL out of mare in Class 12
CLASS 14 YEARLING filly, colt or gelding born in 2016 CLASS 15 TWO YEAR OLD filly, colt or gelding born in 2015 CLASS 16 THREE YEAR OLD filly colt or gelding born in 2014

In Hand Hunter Championship 1st & 2nd  from classes 12-16 qualify

Champion & res .from classes 2-6, 7-11, and 12-16 will go forward for the Supreme In Hand Championship.

CLASSES 7 & 12-
SHB (GB) in the North West will award a Mare Premium to the highest placed eligible mare in classes 7 & 12.

A voucher for £200 will be awarded towards the stud fee of any stallion owned by Country Farm Stud, Lancashire to the winner of class 7 &12. Kindly donated by Mrs K Raine Country Farm Stud

The Society SHB (GB) offers Brood Mare Premiums at selected shows, but premiums will only be awarded if there are a minimum of three mares forward per class. The premium takes the form of a Service Voucher, the value of which is to be determined from time to time by the Society, awarded at the Judge’s discretion to their selection from the monetary prize winners, to be used towards the cost of covering the mare by any SHB (GB) Graded Stallion or Life Approved Premium Stallion that is properly registered for the year of covering. The Service Voucher must be used in either of the two years following the year of that award. No mare shall take more than one award per year. NOTE: Grade I and II mares are eligible to be transferred into the SHB (GB) Stud Book.

Points to be awarded towards the Gilbertson Trophy.- in Hand points competition In Hand Hunter & Sport Horses are included in this competition.
Points will be awarded to 1-4th places in each class. The Gilbertson Trophy will be awarded to the horse attaining the highest number of points overall.

The Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) will award Special Incentive Cards to the highest placed Irish Draught Pure Bred or ID Sport Horse in classes 7-11 &12-16.
To be eligible, exhibits must be registered with the IDHS (GB) on the Irish Draught Breed Registers or ID Sport Horse Registers. Registration numbers to be stated on the entry form.

The first three in the In-hand hunter class will qualify for the Michaela Wood In-hand Hunter Final to be held at The National Hunter Supreme Championship at Addington Manor E C, Bucks, July 4th-5th, 2017.
Only the first three winners of a qualifying class will qualify. (ie the Qualification will not be passed down the line)

In qualifying classes that have both colt/gelding and filly entries, then the highest placed exhibit of each sex will qualify plus one other.

Shows that have more than one mare class (ie Small, LWT and HWT) may qualify 3 mares from each class for the final, the same in the foal classes

The final to be judged as one would normally judge an In Hand class, however, by 3 Judges (possibly 2 Panel Judges and 1 Guest Judge), who will each be allocated a Steward and will judge independently (not conferring with other Judges) and will give a mark (out of 20) for each exhibit. This mark will be held up after each exhibit has been assessed. In the event of a tie the judges will confer

£250 to the winner of each final, £100 for 2nd and £50 for 3rd
£100 to the Champion male and £100 to the Champion female These classes are very kindly sponsored by the Wood Family
To follow indoor arena not before 10.00am
Ridden classes
Entry Fees for all Ridden Classes in Indoor Arena Novice Classes 17, 21, 26 & 29 £20
Prize Money 1st.£25, 2nd.£20, 3rd.£15, 4th, £10,

RIHS Qualifers Classes 18-20 , 22-25 ,27-28 & 30-31 £30 inclusive of the Royal International Levy of £9.00
Prize Money  1st. £35,  2nd. £30,  3rd.£25,  4th. £20,

The following classes for Hacks, Riding Horses, Cobs and Maxi Cobs are held under the rules of the British Show Horse Association. Competitors and horses must be registered or have temporary membership with a day ticket. Horses registered with the Association must be Owned, Exhibited and Ridden by current BSHA Members. Riders must be 15years of age or older. Registration numbers must be quoted on entry form.

DAY TICKETS
Non-Members may purchase up to a maximum of 2 Day Tickets per Exhibitor, per Horse, per Rider, per season. A Day Ticket will allow entry into Amateur, Home Produced, In-Hand, Novice, Working, Young Rider and Open Affiliated classes only, but will NOT allow entry into RIHS or HOYS qualifying classes. Horses registered on a Day Ticket do not require a JMB height certificate. Competitors can apply for a Day Ticket by downloading an application form from the BSHA website.

Classes18,19,20,27,28,30&31,are qualifiers for The Royal International Horse Show. The first prize winner will qualify to compete at the final. If already qualified the second will qualify, if the first and second are already qualified then the third will go forward.
Horses competing at the RIHS and qualifying shows in Hunter sections of The Sport Horse Breeding of Great Britain at their Affiliated Shows cannot compete in Hack, Cobs and Riding Horse classes at the same show, on the same day and vice versa. This does not apply to SHB (GB) Ridden Sport Horse classes. The three highest placed prize winners in all Open Affiliated classes will qualify to compete in the BSHA Classic Supreme Classes at the National Championship Show in September 2017.
The BSHA offer a Novice, Young Rider and Amateur rosette in each Open class and a ChampionRosette for each section, (with the exception of Open Working Show Horse, Ladies Show Horse and HOYS Hunter classes).
The Association will award an Amateur Home Produced rosette in all Affiliated Open Cob classes, the Cob rosettes have been kindly sponsored by TSG, Mr L Turley and the Maxi Cob rosettes have been kindly sponsored by Mr & Mrs E McCourt. The awards will go down the line; there is no limit on how many of these rosettes can be claimed in a year.

COB CLASSES
Classes 17-20 . Ride: Ms S Parrott Yorkshire
Conformation: Mr R Parker Jones Shropshire

CLASS 17. OPEN NOVICE COB mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms,
A novice Cob or Maxi Cob which have not won a first prize of £35 , or more
than a total of £250 (including championship prize money) in any showing class which were affiliated to the Association excluding Working Show Horse, at home or abroad, prior to 1January in the current year. Winnings gained as a 4yr old are except unless that 4yr old has won an open ridden class with a first prize of £35 or more. A novice may be shown in snaffle bridle.
CLASS 18 – RIHS LIGHTWEIGHT COB mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms, but not exceeding 155cms. Capable of carrying up to 14stone.
CLASS 19- RIHS HEAVYWEIGHT COB mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms, but not exceeding 155cms. Capable of carrying more than 14stone.
CLASS 20 – RIHS MAXI COB mare or gelding 4 years old and over exceeding 155cms-to be judged as Cobs. Judges must pay particular attention to type (i.e. short legged animals of COB type). To be shown hogged.

Cob Championship
1st  and 2nd  prizewinners from classes 17-20 will qualify
HUNTER CLASSES
All hunter classes will be judged under the SHB(GB) rules
Class 21 Owner and Rider need to be members of SHB(GB) and the horse has to be on SHB(GB) basic id record

Classes:22,23,24 ,&25 are qualifying classes for the current year RIHS and only horses registered on the Show Hunter Register are eligible to enter Registration numbers must be quoted on entry forms and owner and riders must be members of the society. Day Tickets = £30 (this entitles competitors to compete at a maximum of 1 show in the year – it covers owner and rider membership together with horse registration for that show)
The two highest placed horses in each class will qualify to enter at RIHS. No horse lower than second in its class will qualify
This show is also a qualifier for the 2017 National Hunter Supreme Championship Show. The three highest placed horses in Classes 22-25 inc. will qualify. No horse lower than third will qualify.

Judges
Classes 21-25 incl. Ride: Ms S Chapman Powys Conformation: Mrs L Brudenell Yorkshire.
CLASS 21 OPEN NOVICE HUNTER mare or gelding, four years old or over exceeding 148cms.

CLASS 22 RIHS LIGHTWEIGHT HUNTER, mare or gelding, four years old or over, to carry up to 12 stone 7lbs.
CLASS 23 RIHS MIDDLEWEIGHT HUNTER, mare or gelding, four years old or over, to carry over 12 stone 7lbs and up to 14 stone.
CLASS 24 RIHS HEAVYWEIGHT HUNTER, mare or gelding, four years old or over, to carry over 14 stone.
CLASS 25 RIHS SMALL HUNTER, mare or gelding, four years old or over. To exceed 148cms and not exceeding 158cms. A Horse which is registered as a Small Hunter cannot compete in an open weight class.

 

Ridden Hunter Championship
1st & 2nd placed horses from classes 21-25 inc. will qualify

RIDING HORSE CLASSES
Judges Ride: Ms S Parrott Yorkshire Conformation: Mr R Parker Jones Shropshire

CLASS 26. OPEN NOVICE RIDING HORSE mare. or gelding 4 years old and over,exceeding 148cms. A novice Riding Horse which has not won a first prize of £35 or more than a total of £250(including championship prize money) in any showing class which were affiliated to the Association at home or abroad, prior to 1January in the current year.
Winnings gained as a 4yr old are exempt unless that 4yr old has won an open ridden class with a first prize of £35 or more. A novice may be shown in a snaffle bridle.
CLASS 27. RIHS SMALL RIDING HORSE mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms, but not exceeding 158cms.
CLASS 28. RIHS LARGE RIDING HORSE mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 158cms.

Riding Horse Championship –
1st  and 2nd  prizewinners from classes 26-28 will qualify

HACK CLASSES
Classes 29-31 Ride: Ms S Parrott Yorkshire Conformation: Mr R Parker Jones Shropshire

CLASS 29. OPEN NOVICE HACK mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms, but not exceeding 160cms. A novice Hack which has not won a first prize of £35 or more, or more than a total of £250 (including championship prize money) in any showing class which were affiliated to the Association, at home or abroad, prior to 1January in the current year. Winnings gained as a 4yr old are exempt unless that 4yr old has won an open ridden class with a first prize of £35 or more. A. novice may be shown in a snaffle bridle
CLASS 30 RIHS SMALL HACK mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms, but not exceeding 154cms.
CLASS 31. RIHS LARGE HACK mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 154cms, but not exceeding 160cms.

Hack Championship –
1st  and 2nd  prizewinners from classes 29-31 inc. will qualify

This show is a qualifier for         THE ‘COLOSSO FAMILY’ SUPREME RIDDEN SHOW HORSE CHAMPIONSHIP
The final to be held at the
NORTH OF ENGLAND SUMMER HORSE SHOW on 1st July 2017
Kindly sponsored by Kim and Adrian Colosso PRIZE MONEY(at the final)
1st- £1000 2nd- £400 3rd- £100 4th- £50 5th- £25 6th- £25 7th- £25 8th- £25 Sashes to the Champion and Reserve.
Rosettes to all other prize winners and finalists

THE HUNTER, HACK, COB & RIDING HORSE CHAMPIONS will qualify.
If the Champion has already qualified then the Reserve Champion will go forward.
Only the Champion or Reserve Champion will qualify.
Exhibitors who qualify for the final will be sent details directly from:
The Secretary, North of England Summer Horse Show, Blue Slate Stables, Showley Rd, Clayton-le-Dale,
Blackburn, Lancs, BB1 9DP
www.northofenglandshows.co.uk

THE ‘ROYAL ANGEL’ SUPREME AMATEUR
RIDDEN SHOW HORSE CHAMPIONSHIP

The final to be held at the
NORTH OF ENGLAND SUMMER HORSE SHOW
On 1st  July 2017
Kindly sponsored by Michaela Wood PRIZE MONEY(at the final)
1st- £1000  2nd- £400  3rd- £100     4th- £50     5th- £25    6th- £25    7th- £25     8th- £25 Sashes to the Champion and Reserve  Rosettes to all other prize winners and finalists

THE 1ST AND 2ND PRIZE WINNERS IN THE AMATEUR SHOW HUNTER CLASSES will qualify.
Exhibitors who qualify for the final will be sent details directly from:
The Secretary, North of England Summer Horse Show, Blue Slate Stables, Showley Rd, Clayton-le-Dale,
Blackburn, Lancs, BB1 9DP
www.northofenglandshows.co.uk
Outdoor Arena 8.00am Ridden Classes

Judges Ride: Ms S Chapman Powys Conformation: Ms R Hargreaves Lancs

Entry Fee Class 32. £20
Prize Money: 1st £25, 2nd £20, 3rd £15, 4th £10.

(Qualifier for BSHA National Championship Show)
Class 32 WORKING SHOW HORSE: Open to Hacks, Cobs, Maxi Cobs and Riding Horses,
mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms.

Competitors and Horses must be registered or have temporary membership with a Day Ticket. Riders must be 15 years of age or older. This class is a qualifier for The SEIB Working Show Horse of the Year.
The final to be held at the BSHA National Championship Show. The two highest placed horses in the top five, not already qualified, in each Open Working Show Horse class, will qualify for the Final; no Horse placed lower than fifth will qualify.
Any Horse which is a Grade B Showjumper, Intermediate Eventer, or above, as at the 1st January of the current year, is not eligible to compete in any Working Show Horse class.
A Rider may ride up to two Horses in the jumping phase but must then select one Horse to take through to the Ride and Conformation phases (if required). No change of Rider is allowed.

Judge Class 33 Ride: Ms S Chapman Powys Conformation: Ms R Hargreaves Lancs

Class 33 Entry fee £15
Prize Money 1st£25, 2nd. £20, 3rd.£15, 4th. £10

CLASS 33 UNAFFILIATED RIDDEN HORSE- mare or gelding 4yr old or over exceeding 148cms. Horse or rider do not need to be registered with any specific society but class will be judged according to SHB(GB) rules. Horses will be ridden by the judge. Entries for this class will be limited.
RIDDEN IRISH DRAUGHT
Entry Fee Classes 34 & 35, £20
Prize Money: 1st £25, 2nd£20, 3rd£15, 4th£10,

Judge Conformation Ms V Cobham Lincoln
Ride Mr M Ainsworth Herefordshire

CLASS 34 – RIDDEN IRISH DRAUGHT PURE BRED Stallion (see below), Mare or Gelding, 4 years old and over, registered on the Irish Draught Breed Registers.
CLASS 35 – RIDDEN IRISH DRAUGHT SPORT HORSE Stallion (see below), Mare or Gelding, 4 years old and over, registered on the ID Sport Horse Registers, or SID.

Ridden Irish Draught Championship 1st  &2nd  from classes 34-35 qualify

These classes are affiliated to the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) and only horses registered with or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and in the correct ownership are eligible for entry. Registration numbers must be stated on the entry form and entries will be sent to the IDHS (GB) prior to the Show to confirm eligibility.
All competing STALLIONS must be inspected or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and classified as RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 OR Grade 1 or Grade 2 Irish Draught Sport Horse and must display a red, white and blue ribbon in their tails.
In the interest of safety, all riders of STALLIONS must be 18 years of age or over. All ridden horses must be 153cm (15hh) or over.
CLASSES 34 and 35 are QUALIFIERS for the THE BLUE CHIP & IRISH DRAUGHT HORSE SOCIETY (GB) £2,000 CHALLENGE
The highest placed horse (not already qualified) from each of these classes will qualify for the Final of the Blue Chip & IDHS (GB)
£2,000 Challenge which will be held at the IDHS (GB) Annual Breed Show on 3-4 September2016 at the Lincolnshire Showground, Grange-de-Lings, Lincoln LN2 2NA. NB: A horse may only qualify for the Final once, regardless of the type or number of classes won, placed in or entered. Each qualifier will receive a card and a £10 voucher from Blue Chip. Qualifiers are required to complete an online form at www.idhsgb.com to inform the IDHS (GB) that they have qualified for the Final. Following submission of the online form, a qualifier’s pack will be sent out direct to the qualifier. In the Final, the Champion will be awarded £1,000 prize money, a trophy and a Blue Chip rug. The Reserve Champion will be awarded £500 and 3rd to 7th inclusive will be awarded £100 each. In addition, the highest placed Pure Bred Irish Draught will be awarded a trophy and £100 and the highest placed 158cm (15.2hh) and under will receive a trophy and £50.

THIS SHOW IS A QUALIFIER FOR THE BLUE CHIP & IDHS (GB) £2,000 CHALLENGE

 

The highest placed horse (not already qualified) from each of the Ridden Hunter classes 21-25, Working Hunter classes 42&41, Amateur Show Hunter classes 36&37 and Ridden Cob classes 17-20 that it is registered or eligible for registration on the Irish Draught or Irish Draught Sport Horse Registers, i.e. with a minimum of 25% proven Irish Draught breeding, will qualify for the Final of the Blue Chip & IDHS (GB) £2,000 Challenge. Horses in these classes need not be registered with the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) to qualify but must be on the IDHS (GB) Registers by the time of the Championship which will be held at the IDHS(GB) Annual Breed Show on 19-20th August2017 at Arena UK, Allington Grantham, Lincolnshire NG32 2EF NB: A horse may only qualify for the Final once, regardless of the type or number of classes won, placed in or entered. Each qualifier will receive a card and a £10 voucher from Blue Chip. Qualifiers are required to complete an online form at www.idhsgb.com to inform the IDHS (GB) that they have qualified for the Final. In the Final, the Champion will be awarded £1,000 prize money, a trophy and a Blue Chip rug. The Reserve Champion will be awarded £500 and 3rd to 7th inclusive will be awarded £100 each. In addition, the highest placed Pure Bred Irish Draught will be awarded a trophy and £100 and the highest placed 158cm (15.2hh) and under will receive a trophy and £50 and the highest placed
*Amateur Produced and Ridden Horse will receive £50 a silver salver and a rug.
RIHS AMATEUR HUNTER
Classes 36-37 Entry Fee £30 inclusive of the Royal International Levy of £9.0p Prize Money 1st.£35, 2nd.£30, 3rd.£25, 4th. £20.
Judges Ride Mrs D Richardson- Rowell Ayrshire Conformation Mrs L Hamilton, Glos

CLASS 36 RIHS AMATEUR LIGHTWEIGHT HUNTER, mare or gelding, four years old or over, capable of carrying up to 12 stone 7lbs and under. SMALL HUNTERS to be included in this category. The first two Small hunter & first two L/W Hunters to qualify for
the RIHS.
CLASS 37 RIHS AMATEUR HEAVYWEIGHT HUNTER, mare or gelding, four years old or over, capable of carrying over 12 stone 7lbs. Middleweight hunters to be included in this category. The first Two M/W & First Two H/W to Qualify for the RIHS.

Amateur Show Hunter Championship

1st & 2nd placed horses from classes 36 &37 will qualify

RIDDEN SPORT HORSE
Entry Fee Classes 38-40. £20
Prize Money: 1st £25, 2nd£20, 3rd£15 , 4th£10,

Judges Ride Ms R Hargreaves Lancs Conformation Mrs D Richardson- Rowell Ayrshire
CLASS 38. FOUR YEAR OLD. Open to any four year old that exceeds 148cms Maximum Height of fences 90cms (2’ 9’’ approx)
CLASS 39. FIVE YEAR OLD. Open to any five year old that exceeds 148cms Maximum Height of fences 100cms (3’ 3’’ approx)
CLASS 40 SIX YEAR OLD & OVER. Open to any six year old that exceeds 148cms Maximum height of fence 1.10m (3’6” aprx)

Any Rider can present up to three horses in each class.
The horses will come into the ring individually and will give a short ridden display of walk, trot and canter, worth up to 50 marks.
They will then proceed straight into the jumping round. The first fence may be jumped as a practice fence. Each jumping effort will be marked out of 10 at the judge’s discretion. There is no penalty for a pole down or a run out. However, three refusals or a fall of horse or rider will result in elimination.
The jumping course will be a mixture of coloured and rustic obstacles and will be designed to produce eight jumping efforts in total. (80 marks).
All horses, unless eliminated, will be required to come back without saddles, for conformation assessment out of a possible 50 marks.
Hind Boots are not allowed.

Ridden Sport Horse Championship

1st and 2nd from classes 1, 38 – 40 – will qualify
WORKING HUNTER not before 1.00pm

Judges Ridden: Mr M Ainsworth Herefordshire
Conformation: Mrs L Hamilton Glous

Entry Fee Class 41. £20
Prize Money: 1st £25, 2nd £20, 3rd £15, 4th £10.

CLASS 41 – NOVICE WORKING HUNTER Mare, Gelding or Stallion 4 years old and over not to have won a total of £100, excluding championship prize money, (or
equivalent values) in prize money in any affiliated Working Hunter Class, or more than 5 BE eventing points or 200 BS points, at home or equivalent abroad before 1st January in the relevant year.
Fences will be a minimum height of 0.85m (2ft 9ins) and a maximum height of 1.00m (3ft 3ins)
Working Hunters may compete ‘Hors Concours’ in Novice Working Hunter Classes in the jumping phase only at the discretion of the show secretary but the horse cannot compete in any other Working Hunter classes for the duration of that show
Owner and/or rider need to be members of SHB(GB) & Horses need to be on SHB(GB) basic id.

Entry Fee Class 42 £40 inclusive of Horse of the Year Show Contribution of £12
Prize Money 1st £45, 2nd £40, 3rd £35, 4th £30

Competitors entering this class MUST fill in the relevant Horse of the Year Show entry form which can be downloaded from http://www.hoys.co.uk/competitor-zone/

CLASS 42 – CUDDY WORKING HUNTER- Horse of the Year Show Qualifier Mare, Gelding or Stallion (competing stallions must have a red, white and blue ribbon displayed in their tail). 4 years old and over. For horses exceeding 148cm.
This class will be run in accordance with the general rules as set out in the Horse of the Year Show rulebook, a copy of which can be downloaded from www.hoys.co.uk.
Grade A showjumpers & Advanced Eventers are not eligible to compete.

Class 42 is a qualifier for Horse of the Year Show, NEC, Birmingham, 4th -8th October 2017. The first prize winner will qualify to compete at the final. If already qualified the second will qualify, if the first and second are already qualified then the third will go forward. No Horse lower than third place will qualify.
All owners and rider and producers must be members of the BSHA and all horse and riders must be registered with the BSHA on the Hunter register. Riders must be 15 years of age or older.
Registration numbers must be quoted on entry forms. Qualification will be verified by the Horse of the Year Show office
There will be between eight and twelve fences with a maximum height of 1.14m (approx 3ft 9ins). Both the number and height will be at the discretion of the judge. The manner of going to be taken into account. Part (One) Jumping will be judged first, without a jump off. All clear rounds and any other horses the judges may require will go forward to the next part. No change of rider or tack will be allowed.
A rider can ride up to two horses in the jumping phase but then must select only one horse to take forward into the ride and conformation section if so required (no change of rider is allowed)

Working Hunter Championship
1st and 2nd from classes41 &42 will qualify

Points Competitions 2017
Please watch the web-site for updates regarding shows participating in the points competitions

The points scheme will be in operation at the shows listed in both In-Hand and Ridden where the relevant classes are held.
Shows confirmed for the 2017 season are

SHB (NW ) ANNUALSHOW – 1st April 2017 www.sporthorsegbnw.co.uk NORTH OF ENGLAND SPRING SHOW – 6-8th April2017
NORTHERN SPRING SHOW-    16th April
DERBYSHIRE FESTIVAL of SHOWING – 10th /11th June 2017 pmashton@hotmail.co.uk
CUMBERLAND COUNTY -17th June 2017 www.cumberlandshow.co.uk GREAT ECCLESTON – 15/17th July
HORSES MUST BE REGISTERED WITH or “OVERSTAMPED” by THE SHB TO QUALIFY
S.H.B. (G.B) in the North West will offer £50 Broodmare Premiums in either Sporthorse or Hunter Breeding Classes at the
above shows

IN-HAND POINTS COMPETITION 2017
In both In Hand Sport Horse and Hunter Sections points will be awarded for

Broodmare, Foal,  One, Two and Three year old
POINTS WILL BE AWARDED TO THE 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th PLACED HORSES
In the event of a tie championships will be taken into consideration.

The Gilbertson Trophy will be awarded to the horse attaining the highest number of points overall.
RIDDEN POINTS COMPETITION 2017

The points scheme will be in operation at the shows listed above in the following classes:
WORKING HUNTER RIDDEN SPORT HORSE RIDDEN HUNTER RIDDEN IRISH DRAUGHT
HORSES MUST BE REGISTERED WITH or “OVERSTAMPED” by THE SHB TO QUALIFY HORSES CAN COMPETE IN ANY OF THE ABOVE CLASSES, AT ANY OF THE SHOWS.
POINTS WILL BE AWARDED TO THE 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th PLACED HORSES.
AN AWARD WILL BE MADE TO THE HORSE ATTAINING THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF POINTS
OVERALL.