Events

Annual Show

Saturday 7th April 2018

Myerscough International Arena, PR3 0RY

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Pre-Entries are now closed

ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE 27 March 2018
Late Entries will be taken prior to the class commencing at Double the Entry Fee, subject to having all relevant documentation

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

Entries to: 
Mrs. K. Smith. Home Farm. Grape Lane, Croston, Leyland, Lancs, . PR26 9HB
Entry Enquiries: Tel 01772 600763 before 9:00pm Or via e-mail to – kathjrsmith@btinternet.com

General Show Enquiries:
To Mark Fitton 0161 790 2831 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 1 Jan 2018.

• 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 01/01/2017 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
IN HAND Classes- Please note that due to the time of year there may not be any Brood Mares and Foals in the 4 sections.
We will NOT delay the start time but continue straight on with the relevant classes that have entries.
IN HAND CLASSES
ALL classes will be judged under SHB (GB) 2018 rules.
Entry Fee: Classes 1-20 inc. £15
Prize Money 1st £20, 2nd £15, 3rd £10, 4th £5

SPORT HORSE
All horses in classes1-5 must be on the SHB (GB) Basic Identity Register
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: Mr B Storey, Cumbria

CLASS 1 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 2 FOAL out of mare in Class 1

CLASS 3 YEARLING filly colt or gelding born in 2017

CLASS 4 TWO YEAR OLD filly colt or gelding born in 2016

CLASS 5 THREE YEAR OLD filly colt or gelding born in 2015

In Hand Sport Horse Championship

LIGHT HORSE
All horses in classes 6-10 must be on the SHB (GB) Basic Identity Register
Judge: Ms S Leatherbarrow,  Lancashire

CLASS 6 LIGHT HORSE 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 .Mare to exceed 148cms

CLASS 7 FOAL out of mare in Class 6 to exceed 148cm at maturity

CLASS 8 YEARLING filly colt or gelding born in 2017 to exceed 148cm at maturity

CLASS 9 TWO YEAR OLD filly colt or gelding born in 2016 to exceed 148cm at maturity

CLASS 10 THREE YEAR OLD filly colt or gelding born in 2015 to exceed 148cm at maturity

In Hand Light Horse Championship

HUNTER
All horses in classes 11-15 must be on the SHB (GB) Basic Identity Register
Judge: Mrs E C York, Yorkshire.

CLASS 11 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 12 FOAL out of mare in Class 11

CLASS 13 YEARLING filly, colt or gelding born in 2017

CLASS 14 TWO YEAR OLD filly, colt or gelding born in 2016

CLASS 15 THREE YEAR OLD filly colt or gelding born in 2015

In Hand Hunter Championship

IRISH DRAUGHT& IRISH DRAUGHT SPORT HORSE
The following 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 Register.
The owners of all Pure-bred Irish Draught horses in both In-hand and ridden classes must be full members of the IDHS(GB). This rule does not apply to owners of Irish Draught Sporthorses. 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. All 1, 2 and 3 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 13-15 – 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 18th and 19th August 2018 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.

Judge: Mr M Mortimer, Yorkshire

CLASS 16 IRISH DRAUGHT & ID SPORT HORSE BROOD MARE Graded* mare,3 yrs old and over, with own foal at foot, or 4 yrs old and over, barren or in foal, OR mare, 4 yrs old
and over, barren, in foal or with own foal at foot, registered on the ID Sport Horse Registers, or SID

CLASS 17 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 18 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 the ID Sport Horse Registers.

CLASS 19 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 20 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 ID Sport Horse Registers (NB: three yr old colts must be un-inspected).

In Hand Irish Draught Championship

Champion & res .from classes 1-5, 6-10, 11-15 & 16-20 will go forward for the Supreme In Hand Championship

CLASSES 1,6 & 11-
SHB (GB) in the North West will award a Mare Premium to the highest placed eligible mare in classes 1,6 & 11.

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 1-5 &11-15.
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 SHB(GB) BREEDERS CUP

The winner of every SHB(GB) affiliated in hand class – Hunter Breeding, Light Horse Breeding and In Hand Sport Horses – held at shows prior to the 2018 Hunter Show will qualify for The SHB(GB) Breeders Cup Championship to be held at the 2018 National Hunter Supreme Championship Show at Addington Manor Equestrian Centre on 3rd & 4th July 2018.

The winner of the Championship at The National Hunter Supreme Championship Show will receive £1000 (£500 to the Breeder and £500 to the Owner). The breeder of the horse winning the Breeders Cup Championship will receive a framed oil painting on canvas of their championship winning horse, by Equestrian Artist Rebecca O’Dwyer, to be presented at the 2019 SHB(GB) AGM.

To follow indoor arena not before 10.00am
Ridden classes
Entry Fees for all Ridden Classes in Indoor Arena
Novice Classes 21, 25, 30 & 33 £20
Prize Money 1st £25, 2nd £20, 3rd £15, 4th £10,

ALL RIHS Qualifying Classes 22-24, 26-29, 31-32 & 34-35 £30 inclusive
of the Royal International Levy of £9.50p
Entry fees have been held this year although there has been an increase in levy charges.
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. Owners, Riders & 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,or apply onlne on the BSHA website.

Classes22,23,24,31,32,34, &35are 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 2018 .
The BSHA offer a Novice, Young Rider and Amateur rosette in each Open class and a Champion Rosette 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 (Light&Heavyweights only) classes. These rosettes have been kindly sponsored by TSG, Mr L Turley.The awards will go down the line; there is no limit on how many of these rosettes can be claimed in a year.
Novice Hack,Cob, Maxi Cob and Riding Horse Classes
A novice is a Hack,Cob, Maxi Cob or Riding Horse which have not won a first prize of £35 , or more than a total of £250 (including championship prize money) in any showing classes excluding Working Show Horse, Best Trained,Pairs,Side Saddle, or In Hand classes that were affiliated to the Association, 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.If the category has changed from a Hack to a Riding Horse or vice versa, it may not revert back to a novice A novice may be shown in snaffle bridle. Novice animals must be registered with the association or exhibitors must have purchased a ‘Day Ticket’ in order to compete in Novice Classes. Animals which have been placed first at either the Royal International Horse Show or Horse of the Year show in any ridden class BSHA or otherwise with the exception of the Search for a Star finals, are ineligible to compete in Novice Hack, Cob, Maxi Cob or Riding Horse Classes.

COB CLASSES
Judges:
Classes 21-24 . Ride: Mr R Telford Berwickshire
Conformation: Mr C Bartram-Lawton Staffs

CLASS 21. OPEN NOVICE COB mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms. Rules as above

CLASS 22 – RIHS LIGHTWEIGHT COB mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms, but not exceeding 155cms. Capable of carrying up to 14stone.

CLASS 23- RIHS HEAVYWEIGHT COB mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms, but not exceeding 155cms. Capable of carrying more than 14stone.

CLASS 24 – 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

HUNTER CLASSES
All hunter classes will be judged under the SHB(GB) 2018 rules
Class 25 Owner and Rider need to be members of SHB(GB) and the horse has to be on SHB(GB) basic id record

Classes:26,27,28,&29 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 Ticket = £35 (this entitles competitors to compete at a maximum of 2 show’s in the year – it covers owner and rider membership together with horse registration for that show). If the class is a qualifying class for RIHS, in order for the qualification to be valid, application for full owner/rider membership and horse registration must be received in the SHB(GB) office within 14 days.
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 2018 National Hunter Supreme Championship Show. The three highest placed horses in Classes 26-29 inc. will qualify. No horse lower than third will qualify.

Judges :
Classes 25-29 Ride: Mr C Hunnable Essex
Conformation: Mrs E C York Yorkshire.

CLASS 25 OPEN NOVICE HUNTER mare or gelding, four years old or over exceeding 148cms.
The Polly Coles 4 & 5 Year Old Ridden Hunter Championship – The top three horses from every SHB(GB) 4 year old ridden hunter class and the top three 4 or 5 year olds in any SHB(GB) Novice Ridden Hunter Class, held at shows prior to the 2018 Hunter Show will qualify. Qualification will not pass down the line. At the final to be held at the SHB(GB) National Hunter Supreme Championship Show the highest placed 4 & 5 year old will each receive £1000. At the Championship 4 & 5 year olds will be judged separately.

CLASS 26 RIHS LIGHTWEIGHT HUNTER, mare or gelding, four years old or over, to carry up to 12 stone 7lbs.

CLASS 27 RIHS MIDDLEWEIGHT HUNTER, mare or gelding, four years old or over, to carry over 12 stone 7lbs and up to 14 stone.

CLASS 28 RIHS HEAVYWEIGHT HUNTER, mare or gelding, four years old or over, to carry over 14 stone.

CLASS 29 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

RIDING HORSE CLASSES
Judges:
Classes 30-32 . Ride: Mr R Telford ,Berwickshire
Conformation: Mr C Bartram-Lawton, Staffordshire

CLASS 30. OPEN NOVICE RIDING HORSE mare. or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms. Rules as at top of section

CLASS 31. RIHS SMALL RIDING HORSE mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms, but not exceeding 158cms.

CLASS 32. RIHS LARGE RIDING HORSE mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding158cms

Riding Horse Championship

HACK CLASSES
Judges:
Classes 33-35 . Ride: Mr R Telford Berwickshire
Conformation: Mr C Bartram-Lawton Staffs

CLASS 33. OPEN NOVICE HACK mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms, but not exceeding 160cms. Rules at top of section

CLASS 34 RIHS SMALL HACK mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms, but not exceeding 154cms.

CLASS 35. RIHS LARGE HACK mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 154cms, but not exceeding 160cms.

Hack Championship

Outdoor Arena 8.00am Ridden Classes
RIDDEN SPORT HORSE
Entry Fee Classes 36-38. £20
Prize Money: 1st £25, 2nd£20, 3rd£15 , 4th£10,
Owner and riders must be members of the society. Day Ticket = £35 (this entitles competitors to compete at a maximum of 2 show’s in the year – it covers owner and rider membership together with horse registration for that show). If the class is a qualifying class for RIHS, in order for the qualification to be valid, application for full owner/rider membership and horse registration must be received in the SHB(GB) office within 14 days.

Judges:
Conformation: Mr D Bartram-Lawton Staffs
Ride: Mr C Hunnable Essex

CLASS 36. FOUR YEAR OLD. Open to any four year old that exceeds 148cms Maximum Height of fences 90cms (2’ 9’’ approx)

CLASS 37. FIVE YEAR OLD. Open to any five year old that exceeds 148cms Maximum Height of fences 100cms (3’ 3’’ approx)

CLASS 38 SIX YEAR OLD & OVER, Open to any six year old that exceeds 148cms Maximum height of fence 1.10m (3’6” approx)

• 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.

WORKING SHOW HORSE

Judges:
Ride: Mr D Bartram-Lawton, Staffordshire
Conformation: Mrs K Jerram-Hunnable, Essex

Entry Fee Class 32. £20
Prize Money: 1st £25, 2nd £20, 3rd £15, 4th £10. (Qualifier for BSHA National Championship Show)

Class 39 WORKING SHOW HORSE: Open to Hacks, Cobs, Maxi Cobs and Riding Horses, mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms.

Owners Riders & 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 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.

BLUE CHIP FLAT RIDDEN SPORT HORSE
Entry Fee Class 40 £20
Prize Money: 1st £25, 2nd£20, 3rd£15, 4th£10

Judge: Mr B Storey, Cumbria

CLASS 40 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 3-4th July 2018. 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). Owner and riders must be members of the society. Day Ticket = £35 (this entitles competitors to compete at a maximum of 2 show’s in the year – it covers owner and rider membership together with horse registration for that show). If the class is a qualifying class for RIHS, in order for the qualification to be valid, application for full owner/rider membership and horse registration must be received in the SHB(GB) office within 14 days.

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 36 – 38 & 40 – will qualify after the conclusion of class 40.

WORKING HUNTER
Judges:
Classes 41&42 Ride: Miss K Aird, Fife
Conformation: Mrs K Jerram-Hunnable, Essex

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 Day Ticket = £35 (this entitles competitors to compete at a maximum of 2 show’s in the year – it covers owner and rider membership together with horse registration for that show). If the class is a qualifying class for RIHS, in order for the qualification to be valid, application for full owner/rider membership and horse registration must be received in the SHB(GB) office within 14 days.

Class 42 WORKING HUNTER Horse of the Year Show Qualifier
Entry Fee £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/

WORKING HUNTER OF THE YEAR
This competition is for Working Hunters, any weight, mares, geldings or stallion (competing stallions must have a red, white and blue ribbon displayed in their tail) four years old or over, exceeding 148cm, to be ridden. Any horse which has qualified as a Grade A Show Jumper or Advanced Event Horse as at 1st January in the current year is not eligible to compete in Working Hunter classes. All Riders, Owners and Producers must be Members of the British Show Horse Association. Horses must be registered with the British Show Horse Association.
Fences will not exceed 1.14m (3ft 9ins) in height, there should be a minimum of 8 fences and a maximum of 12 fences. The course must contain a combination and should contain a water tray. This class will be judged in two parts. 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. 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). 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.
This is a Horse of the Year Show Qualifier, all data given upon entry of this class is provided to Grandstand Media Limited and stored on the Grandstand Entries System. For full policy details please visit www.grandstandentries.com.

Marks must be awarded in the following way:
PHASE I (60 MARKS) A: JUMPING POINTS 40 MARKS
B: STYLE WHILE JUMPING 20 MARKS
PHASE II (40 MARKS)
C: CONFORMATION 20 MARKS
D: RIDE 20 MARKS
In the event of equality the CONFORMATION MARK from Phase II will take precedence, followed by the RIDE MARK, and then the STYLE MARK.
This class is a qualifying class for Horse of the Year Show, NEC, Birmingham, 3rd – 7th October 2018. Qualification will not pass below 3rd place. Qualification will be verified by the Horse of the Year Show office.

Working Hunter Championship

RIDDEN IRISH DRAUGHT
Entry Fee Classes 43 & 44, £20
Prize Money: 1st £25, 2nd£20, 3rd£15, 4th£10,

Judges:
Conformation Mr M Mortimer, Yorkshire
Ride: Miss K Aird, Fife

The following 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. The owners of all Pure-bred Irish Draught horses in both In-hand and ridden classes must be full members of the IDHS (GB). This rule does not apply to owners of Irish Draught Sporthorses. 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.
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 Registered Irish Draught Sport Horse Stallion, and must display a red, white and blue ribbon in their tails.* All riders of STALLIONS must be 18 years of age or over. All ridden horses must be 153cm (15hh) or over.

CLASS 43 – RIDDEN IRISH DRAUGHT PURE BRED Stallion (see below), Mare or Gelding, 4 years old and over, registered on the Irish Draught Breed Registers.

CLASS 44 – 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 43-44 qualify.

This show is a Qualifier for the Blue Chip & Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) £2,000 Challenge. The highest placed horse (not already qualified) from each of the above Classes 21-24,25-29,30-32,39, 43-44,&46-47 that is registered or eligible for registration on the Irish Draught or Irish Draught Sport Horse Register, 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 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 18th – 19th August 2018 at Arena UK, Allington, Grantham, Lincolnshire. NG32 2EF. N.B: 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 receive a trophy and £100, the highest placed 158cm (15.2hh) and under will receive a trophy and £50, the highest placed Sport Horse will receive a trophy and £50 and the highest placed *Amateur Produced and Ridden Horse will receive £50 a silver salver and a rug.”

Class 45 Entry fee £15
Prize Money 1st£25, 2nd £20, 3rd £15, 4th £10

Judges:
Ride: Mr D Bartram-Lawton, Staffordshire
Conformation: Mr C Hunnable, Essex

CLASS 45 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.

RIHS AMATEUR HUNTER (Under SHB(GB) 2018 Rules)
Classes 46-47 Entry Fee £30 inclusive of the Royal International Levy of £9.50. Entry fees have been held this year although there has been an increase in levy charges
Owner and riders must be members of the society. Day Ticket = £35 (this entitles competitors to compete at a maximum of 2 show’s in the year – it covers owner and rider membership together with horse registration for that show). If the class is a qualifying class for RIHS, in order for the qualification to be valid, application for full owner/rider membership and horse registration must be received in the SHB(GB) office within 14 days.

Prize Money 1st.£35, 2nd.£30, 3rd.£25, 4th. £20.
Judges:
Ride: Miss K Aird, Fife
Conformation: Mrs K Jerram-Hunnable, Essex

CLASS 46 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 47 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 46 &47 will qualify

This show is a qualifier for
THE ‘ROYAL ANGEL’ SUPREME AMATEUR
RIDDEN SHOW HORSE CHAMPIONSHIP

The final to be held at the
NORTH OF ENGLAND SUMMER HORSE SHOW
on 30th June 2018
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

Points Competitions 2018

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 2018 season are

SHB (NW ) ANNUALSHOW – 7th April 2018 www.sporthorsegbnw.co.uk
NORTH OF ENGLAND SPRING SHOW – 19-21st April 2018
NORTHERN SPRING SHOW- 15th April 2018

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 2018
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 2018

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 HIGEST NUMBER OF POINTS

SHB(GB) In The North West BREEDERS PRIZE

In an attempt to acknowledge our breeders, we are looking for the outstanding horse of 2018.

The horse must have been bred in the North West and excelled itself or through its progeny, (i.e. stallion or brood mare) be it Point to Point, Racing, Show jumping, Eventing, Driving, Showing (In Hand or Ridden), or Long Distance. A horse will be eligible for consideration providing it fulfils one of the following criteria-

The horse must be by an SHB(GB) graded or HIS approved stallion (depending on age), OR Out of a mare registered with SHB(GB)

This horse must have been bred in the North West area but not necessarily be owned by a person currently residing in the North West . The Committee will decide on the winner from your nomination. Please help us to recognise the breeders of horses in the North West by nominating horses for this award. The breeder does not have to be a member of the society and can nominate horses they have bred themselves.

Forward all relevant information to
Kath Smith Home Farm, Grape Lane, Croston , Leyland PR26 9HB before 1st October2018 or via e-mail to kathjrsmith@btinternet.com