Heavy Horse 2024

* New for 2024 Attendance Money and Increased Prize Money*

Section Secretary

Mrs. A Roberts
Beech House,
Netherthong,
Holmfirth HD9 3EQ
Telephone: (01484) 682 626
Mobile: 07795 662 291

Rules:
The decision of the Section Secretary is final.
Trophies remain the property of Honley Show Society. They must be returned on, or before, the day of the Show. Please return in a good, clean condition.
Riding hats to the current safety standards must be worn when mounted anywhere on the Showground.
NOTE: ALL EXHIBITORS IN HORSE CLASSES MUST HAVE PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE.

The South West Yorkshire Shire Horse Hiring Society Foal 6 Star Accumulator.
Open to Pure Bred Shire Horse Foals born in 2024

Honley Show is once again participating in this Accumulator. Points will be awarded for Shire Foal classes at the following shows:- Harthill Carnival, Emley, Arthington, Honley, Halifax, and the South West Yorkshire Shire Horse Hiring Society in association with Penistone Show.
Points as follows : 1st 5pts, 2nd 4pts, 3rd 3 pts, 4th 4pts, 5th 1 pt will be awarded according to the placings of the Foal classes.

This competition is open to everyone; membership of any of the Show Societies is not required.
The Foal with the most points at the end of the 6 shows will receive £100, kindly donated by SWYSHHS, and be named South West Yorkshire Champion.
The Reserve Champion will receive £50, kindly donated by
Messrs R&R Bedford of Hartcliff Shires.
NB. in order to be eligible to win the accumulator, the foal must compete at the final Show of the series held at the Penistone Agricultural Show, where the presentation to the Champion and Reserve Champion will take place.

Enquiries regarding the Accumulator can be made to the Secretary of the South West Yorkshire Shire Horse Hiring Society. Mob: 07702926721

Important information re. EQUINE INFLUENZA
Horses must have been vaccinated to comply with the requirements of the primary course (1st vaccination & then 2nd vaccination between 21 – 92 days later) followed by the first booster (150 -215days) and then all subsequent boosters. Horses may compete having received the primary course and prior to the first booster but not within 7 days of receiving a vaccine dose.

Horses must have been vaccinated within 6 months before the Show but not less than 7 days of arriving at the Show.
Foals
In-foal mares that have already had vaccinations of primary course Equine Influenza should be vaccinated 4-6 weeks before the foal is due to be born.
Foals should be vaccinated for Equine influenza at 6 months to commence their primary course.

All owners are urged to adhere to strict biosecurity protocols at all times.
Vaccinations are subject to local risk assessments by the attending veterinarians.

Monitoring of Compliance
PLEASE NOTE THAT NEITHER VACCINATION CERTIFICATES NOR PASSPORTS SHOULD BE SENT TO THE SHOW PRIOR TO THE EVENT. HOWEVER RANDOM CHECKS WILL BE CARRIED OUT ON THE SHOWGROUND DURING THE SHOW.

Entry Fee: £8.00 all classes. On the Day Entries £10.
Postal Entries Close: 26th June 2024 to allow for the entries to be received by the Heavy Horse Secretary.
(Late entries taken on Day of Show at the Horse Secretary’s Tent up to 12.00 am)
Tickets will be required to access the main showfield. These can be obtained from the Secretary.
Appearance Fee per Exhibitor of £25 IF ATTENDANCE CONFIRMED BY 22ND JUNE

Prize Money: (Classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8) 1st – £50, 2nd – £40, 3rd – £30, 4th – £20
Class 6: 1st – £40, 2nd – £30, 3rd – £20, 4th – £10
Champion Shire in Show – £200. Reserve Champion – £100

Trophies
The HSS Rosebowl for Best Shire in Show.
The G Gladwin Silver Cup for the best Female Home-Bred Shire
The Dudley Parker Silver Challenge Trophy for the Best brood Mare in Show
The Anson Franklin Memorial Trophy for the Best Young Handler
The Tom Lodge Memorial Cup for the Best Foal in Show. Kindly donated by the Lodge Family
The Tom Moorhouse & Son Trophy for the Best Ridden Shire
The above trophies to be competed for annually and held for one year by the winner.
Trophies remain the property of Honley Show Society. They must be returned on, or before, the day of the Show. Please return in a good, clean condition.

Shire Horse Classes

Judge: Mr Anson Franklin,Borsey, Macclesfield, Cheshire.

Judging: To commence at approx 2.pm. in either Ring 1 or 2

Class 1 – Barren Mare or Gelding – 3 years old and over
Class 2 – Colt, Gelding or Filly born 2023 (Yearling)
Class 3 – Gelding or Filly born 2022 (2 years old)
Class 4 – Brood Mare with Foal at foot
Class 5 – Foal Born 2024
Class 6 – Young Handlers: Age 12-18 years. Winner qualifies for Young Handler of the Year 2024 at the Midland Shire Foal Show.
Class 7 – Ridden Heavy Horse or Cross(Shire or Clydesdale). Shire and Shire cross to be judged in line with SHS Criteria.
Class 8 – Any other recognized heavy horse breed (in-hand)

Championship
1st and 2nd from Classes 1-5
Judging to take place in the Main Ring at 3.30pm