Light Horse 2020

Light Horse

Click on the category that you wish to enter in the table below to view full details of the classes available, judges, prizes, etc.

Section Secretary

Miss Sophie Beaumont
Shire House
Ousby
Penrith
Cumbria
CA10 1PT
Tel: 07920 008040
Email: sasbeaumont@googlemail.com

General Rules:
The Secretary reserves the right to amend the schedule and classes as she sees fit if the necessity arises.
The decision of the Section Secretary is final.
All Exhibitors in Horse Classes must have Public Liability Insurance, Valid Equine Passports and Equine Influenza vaccination Certificates which must accompany the horse at all times, and are liable to random inspection.
Correctly secured riding hats to the current standard must be worn at all times when mounted anywhere on the Showfield.

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 moths 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 Fees: £5 (£10 on the day)   BS Showjumping – £8 (£12 on the day)   HP Olympia – £15 (£20 on the day)
Young Donkey Handler – £2. (£5 on the day)
Pre-day entries close on Monday 8th June to ensure return of numbers and passes.
Late entries:  at the discretion of the Secretary.
Please add £2 to each entry to cover First Aid costs
Please send s.a.e. C5 (8” x 6”) for return of numbers and passes.
Exhibitors passes: 2 per horse. To purchase additional entry tickets at the reduced fee, please see Entry Form. Please note without an entry ticket, there is no admission to the main Showfield.

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Donkey Classes

Ring 1    Judging to commence not before 3.30pm, after the Shire Horse Classes

Judge: Helen Horsfall
Class 21 – Best Condition and Turned Out Donkey, any age and sex, conformation will not be taken into account.
Class 22 – Stallions and Geldings, 4 years old and over
Best gelding rosette
Class 23 – Mare 4 years old and over or Brood Mare, 5 years old and over with own fool at foot. Foals to be 6 weeks old or over at date of show. Foals to be judged first.
Best foal rosette
Class 24– Young stock, colt, filly or gelding, 3 years old and under

Championship – for 1st and 2nd prize winners from Classes 22 – 24
‘Best Local Donkey’ rosette to be awarded to the best donkey owned by a DBS member living within a 25 mile radius of the showground. Eligible competitors to wear a white armband.

Class 25 – Veteran Donkey Class.
Best veteran rosette
Class 26 – Best Child Handler, under 16 on the day of the Show, over 3 years
Entry fee:£2. (£5 on the day)
DBS rosettes for Young Handler and Young Novice
Class 27 – Ridden Donkey. 4 years and over. Minimum age for the rider 3 years. Children of 8 years and under may be led. When a child competes on a lead rein, the donkey must be led by a competent adult (18yrs or over). The lead rein must be attached to the noseband.

Rules: Please Note: Entering one donkey and showing another is not permitted.
Stallions and Entire Colts must be properly dressed in bridle and bit with the leading rein correctly attached to the bit.
In the ‘Mare with Foal at Foot’ class, superficial blemishes do not necessarily debar a mare from being awarded a prize.
Definitions:- Donkey classes are open to all donkeys and all exhibitors, whether they are members of the Donkey Breed Society or not. Donkey Breed Society Rosettes may only be awarded to Donkey Breed Society Members.

The In Hand Champion Donkey at this Show automatically qualifies for the relevant Championship at the DBS Annual Supreme Championship Show in August 2020, provided it is owned by a fully paid up member of the DBS. A Donkey may win more than one Championship at Shows but will qualify only once for the DBS Supreme Championship Show. Where the In Hand Champion Donkey has previously qualified, the Reserve Champion Donkey will be deemed the Qualifier.

Equitation and Showing

Ring 5. Judging not to commence at before 11a.m.
Judge: Lesley Stewart

Class 67 – Golden Oldies Equitation– rider over 40
Class 68– Equitation – rider over 18
Class 69 – Local Horse/Pony –  Rider to reside with 5 miles of the Show Ground
Class 70 – Equitation – rider 11 – 18 years of age
Class 71 – Equitation – rider under 10 years of age

Equitation Championship. 1st & 2nd from Classes 67 -71
Kindly Sponsored by  Kirklees Cleaning Company

 Lunch

Not before 2.30pm
Class 72 –Tack and Turnout

Class 73  – The Milner Family/Equifest Show Pony – Lead Rein –  mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 128cms. Riders not to have attained their 8th birthday before 1st January in the current year. To be led by an attendant and shown in a snaffle bridle. Lead rein to be attached to the noseband only.
Class 74 – Coles Show Team/Equifest  Show Pony – First Ridden –  mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 128cms. Riders not to have attained their 10th birthday before 1st January in the current year. To be shown in a suitable bridle.
Class 75 – Broadbandandphones.co.uk Equifest- Ridden Show Pony – Open Pony – mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 148cms. Riders not to have attained their 17th birthday before 1st January in the current year.
Class 76 – Nupafeed  Ridden Cobs/Equifest. (must be hogged) – Open ridden cob, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 155cms. Rider any age.
Class 77 –  Equifest Open Maxi Cob, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over. exceeding 155cms, to be judged as Cobs. Rider any age.
Class 78 – BSPA/Equifest Ridden Piebald/Skewbald  – Open ridden piebald/skewbald stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over. Rider any age. The first three places will also qualify for the BSPA Championship, subject to their rules and conditions.

Class 79 – Ridden coloured, spotted, palomino and dun (TSR Qualifier) – horse or pony, rider any age.
Class 80 – Ridden pure/part bred Arab,(TSR Qualifier) Rider any age.

Championship. 1st & 2nd from Classes 73 – 80
Kindly Sponsored by  Hand in Hand Nutrition Fitness Ltd

EQUIFEST QUALIFIERS: The two highest placed exhibits not already qualified will qualify for the relevant Equifest Championship to be held at the East of England Showground in August 2020

Highland Pony

Ring 4 Not before 2pm

Judge: Vicki Fletcher & Christopher Grant
This show is a qualifier for the 2020 Highland Pony Society Youngstock Championships.

  • The Champion youngster from class 61 will qualify for the Highland Pony Youngstock Championships. If already qualified, the card will pass to the second placed pony but no further.
  • Only pure bred registered Highland youngstock; foals, 1, 2 and 3yrs olds may enter.
  • Two Championships will be held; one at Central Scotland Highland Pony Club – Summer Show, Strathallan Castle, Auchterarder PH3 1JZ on Sunday 7 September 2020 and one at the HPEC Summer Show at Equifest, East of England Showground, Peterborough PE2 6XE on Sunday 23 August 2020. The qualifying exhibitor can select which Championship Show they wish to enter.
  • Exhibitors are not required to be members of the Highland Pony Society for qualifying classes. However, all those competing in the Championships must be members of the Society.
  • Entry to the Championships is free.
  • At the Youngstock Championships, the Champions and Reserves will receive rosettes and prize money of £100 and £50 respectively and all those forward at the finals will receive £15 and a finalist rosette. A sash and perpetual trophy will be awarded to each of the Champions.

Rules: Ponies must be registered in the full body of the Highland Pony Society Stud Book (including appendices A, B & C). All Highland Pony Stallions, 4yrs and over, competing  in affiliated shows must be licensed with the Highland Pony Society.
Class 61 – IN-HAND Youngstock – Colt, filly or gelding , 1, 2, 3yrs old.  
Class 62 – IN-HAND – Stallion, Mare or gelding, 4yrs and over.

In-hand Championship 1st & 2nd from classes 61 & 62
Kindly sponsored by HPEC Pennine Group & Penny Daniels


Class 63 – Novice Ridden Highland – 4yrs old and over. Rider any age. Pony not to have been placed 1st or 2nd in any ridden class. Snaffle bridles only.
Class 64 – Open Ridden Highland – 4yrs old and over. Rider any age.
Class 65 – Performance Class – Riders to perform a short individual show incorporating the following movements:-
3 loop serpentine in trot
walk to canter and canter to walk transitions across the centre line
rein-back 5 steps
figure of eight in canter
gallop

Ridden Highland Championship 1st & 2nd from Classes 63– 65
 Kindly sponsored by Anne Owen-Walker & Sarah Doran

Highland Champion of Champions
Kindly sponsored by Team Super G

Class 66 – The BSPS  LeMieux Heritage M&M Ridden Highland. Olympia Breed Semi-Final Qualifier – 99/20
 Registered Pure Bred Highland Pony, 4yrs old and over. Rider any age.
The 1st and 2nd prize winners from Class 66 will qualify to compete at the Semi-final to be held at The Native B.S.P.S. (99/20)Heritage Championship Show at Arena UK. (The qualification will not pass down the line)
Entry fee:
£15, £20 on the day

Prize Money:1st – £20, 2nd – £15, 3rd – £10

  

Hunter classes

Ring 2.   Judging commences not before 11 am
Judge: Chris Grant
Class 31 – Equifest Ridden Show Hunter Pony – Mare or gelding, 4 years old or over, not exceeding 153cms. Rider not to have attained their 20th birthday before the 1st January in the current year.
Class 32 – Equifest Open Small HunterOpen Ridden Hunter, mare or gelding 4 years old or over,  exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 158cms.. Rider any age. 
Class 33 – Black Country Saddles/Equifest Ridden Hunters – Open Ridden Hunter, mare or gelding 4 years old or over, exceeding 153cms. Rider any age. 
Class 34 – Lightweight Hunter capable of carrying up to 12.7 stone
Class 35 – Middleweight Hunter capable of carrying over 12.7 stone but not 14 stone.
Class 36 – Heavyweight Hunter capable of carrying over 14 stone

Championship for Ridden Hunters – 1st & 2nd from classes 31 – 36
Kindly Sponsored by  Professional Resources Consultancy

Lunch

Working Hunter Classes(Plaited)  – not before 2pm
Judges: John Lloyd

Classes 37 – 41 are open to horses and ponies. Riders any age
Class 37 – Beginners Working Hunter Pony  –  Maximum height of fences 55cms
Class 38 – Novice Working Hunter – Maximum height of fences 65cms
Class 39 – Intermediate Working Hunter – Maximum height of fences 75cms.
Class 40 – Open Working Hunter – Maximum height of fences 85cms.
Class 41 – Challenge Working Hunter – Maximum height of fences 95cms.

Working Hunter Championship – 1st & 2nd from classes 37 to 41.
Kindly Sponsored by  James Wadsworth Builders, Huddersfield

M & M WHP Classes – Not before 3.30pm
Judges: Christopher Grant & Vicki Fletcher

Class 42 – M & M Working Hunter Pony, Small Breeds, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Shetland and Welsh Section A and B.(TSR Qualifier) Riders any age. Ponies to be shown in a natural state. Maximum height of fences 65cms .

Class 43 – M & M Working Hunter Pony, Large Breeds, Connemara, Dales, Fells, Highland, New Forest and Welsh Section C and D.(TSR Qualifier) Rider any age. Ponies to be shown in a natural state. Maximum height of fences 65cms.
Class 44 – Equifest Mountain and Moorland Working Hunter Pony. Registered with their respective Pure Breeds Societies of Connemara, Dartmoor, Dales, Exmoor, Fell, Highland, New Forest, Shetland or Welsh A,B,C or D. Stallion, mare, gelding, 4 yrs old or over. Riders any age. Class will be divided by height, NOT by breed.
Highland Pony Society Rosette will be awarded to the highest placed Highland

M&M WHP Championship – 1st and 2nd from Classes 42 – 44

Equifest Qualifiers: The two highest placed exhibits, not already qualified, will qualify for the relevant Equifest Championship to be held at the East Of England showground in August 2020

Mountain and Moorland

Ring 4.  Judging to commence at 11. am
Judge: John Lloyd
Class 54– Spillers/Equifest M&M In-Hand- All Breeds. Stallion, mare, colt, filly or gelding, any age. Registered in the approved Pure Bred section of the Breed Societies Stud books of Connemara, Dales, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Fell, Highland, New Forest, Shetland and Welsh Section A, B, C & D
Class 55 – Cavernoma Alliance UK/Equifest  M&M Lead Rein.  Open to M&M Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years and over, not exceeding 128cms, registered in their approved respective Pure Breed Societies of Shetland, Dartmoor, Exmoor, and Welsh A and B. Riders not to have attained their 9th birthday before 1st January in the current year. To be led by an attendant and shown in a Snaffle Bridle, the lead rein attached to the nose band only.
Class 56 – Equifest  M&M First Ridden. Open to Dartmoor, Exmoor, 

and Welsh A and B, registered in their approved respective Pure Breed Societies. Mare or gelding, 4 years old or over, not exceeding 128cms. Any suitable bridle acceptable. Riders not to have attained their 12th birthday before 1st January in the current year.
Class 57 – Equifest Open Ridden M&M. Stallion, mare or gelding, 4yrs old and over. Registered in the approved Pure Bred Stud books of Connemara, Dales, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Fell, Highland, New Forest, Shetland and Welsh Section A, B, C & D. Rider any age. Ponies to be shown off the lead rein.

The NCPA TOPLINE HORSEBOXES JUNIOR MOUNTAIN AND MOOORLAND PONY OF THE YEAR QUALIFYING CLASSES NCPA Ref – 281/20

Judge: 
Helen Horsfall
Class 58 –  NCPA TOPLINE HORSEBOXES Junior Mountain and Moorland Ridden Small Breeds: Open to Dartmoor, Exmoor, Shetland and Welsh A and B, registered in their approved respective Pure Breed Societies. Mare or gelding, 4 years old or over. Riders not to have attained their 14th birthday by the 1st January in the current year.
Class 59 – NCPA TOPLINE HORSEBOXES Junior Mountain and Moorland Ridden Large Breeds: Registered in the approved Pure Breed  Societies of Connemara, Dales,  Fell, Highland, New Forest, and Welsh Section  C & D. Mare or gelding, 4 years old or over. Riders not to have attained their 18th birthday by the 1st January in the current year.

 

 M &M Championship – 1st & 2nd from Classes 54 -59.
Kindly sponsored by Red Diamond Recruitment, Waterloo, Huddersfield

Class 60 – Broadbandphones.co.uk/Equifest Ridden Part Breds. Stallion, mare or gelding, 4yrs old and over, registered in the Part Breed sections of their respective Breed Society. Registration numbers must be stated on the entry form. Horses and ponies will not be ridden in the Final. Riders any age.

TSR NAF Five Star Showing Finals – This Show is a qualifier for the 2020 TSR NAF Five Star Showing Finals. Qualify and enter ANY of the regional finals.  Central, East Anglia, North West, North East, South East, South, Wales and South West or Scottish. You do not have to be a TSR member to qualify or enter a final. The Rider/handler qualifies and can enter any horse or pony in any number of finals.
TSR NAF Five Star Ridden Finals – 1st & 2nd placed riders qualify and will receive a qualification flyer in the ring.
Equifest & BSHA Intro Championships – with a TSR qualification flyer you can also enter Equifest 19th-22nd August at Peterborough & the BHSA Intro Championships in September at Addington Equestrian cntre. You do not have to be a BHSA member to qualify or enter the Final.
TSR Medal Awards – TSR members can collect qualification cards & signatures to redeem for a TSR medal. See TSR website for details.

Open Gymkhana

Ring 1.  At 9.00am prompt
Judge: Anne Clayton
Entry Fee: £5.  Entries taken on the day and payable at the ringside
Prizes: Rosettes to 1st – 6th
Class 9 – Lead Rein, –  under 8 years old
Class 10 – Under 12 years old
Class 11 – 12 years old and over
Each class competes in
a) Potato race
b) Sack race
c) Bending race
Class 12 – Mounted Fancy Dress, rider any age

Retraining of Racehorses     *New for 2020*

Ring 2  Judging to commence at 9am prompt
Judge: Lesley Stewart

Class 28 – RoR Open In-hand – Unaffiliated
Open to all RoR & NR  competition registered horses, 3yrs and over, fillies, mares and geldings. Blemishes caused through racing will be ignored
Class 29 – RoR Amateur Ridden Show Series Qualifier 2020
Open to all RoR & NR competition registered horse, 4yrs old & over, mares & geldings, owned, produced and ridden by an Amateur – those employed in racing will be allowed to compete. The series is open to Amateurs only. 
For the definition of Amateur please see below. Riders must be 15 yrs or over on the 1st January of the calendar year in which the class is held. Horses should be ridden in a snaffle, pelham or simple double bridle with a plain cavesson noseband. Horses should be plaited. Racing injuries and blemishes are IGNORED in this series.
This class will be judged under ‘riding horse’format  without ‘type’ being taken into consideration.
This class is a qualifier for the RoR Amateur Ridden Show Series Final.
The Judge will not ride in qualifiers, but will ride in the Final.
The first two go forward to the Final at the Hickstead Derby Meeting 2021

Prizes: – 1st – £40 + RoR Jacket, 2nd – £30, 3rd – £20, 4th – £10. Rosettes to 6th place.
RoR prizes will not be awarded to RoR Qualifiers with numbers forward of two or less. However qualification for the Final will stand.

Amateur Definition
The rules are as the rulebook with the following addition that an amateur may not show a horse owned or sponsored by a company or commercial firm. In addition, a person classed as an amateur must not be supported by a company in any way or act as a brand ambassador whether financially or in-kind.

An amateur is a person who for the purpose of R0R classes does not/has not during the current or previous season:
Engage(d) in breeding, livery, buying or selling, dealing or hiring horses (for the show ring) in a commercial capacity.
Horses must not have been stabled or reside in a Professional Producer’s/Trainer’s yard from January 1st 2020.
Riders must not have ridden any animals produced by a Professional/Trainer in the current or previous season.
Horses and riders must not have received any help from a Professional Producer/ Trainer at a SHOW in the current season.
 A rider who has ridden for a Professional Producer/Trainer in the current or previous season must not have ridden horses at a show
Any breaches of the Amateur ruling will be taken seriously, and will result in disqualification from future classes.

Class 30 – The RoR/TBA (Thoroughbred Breeders Association) Retrained Racehorse Challenge – Unaffiliated
Mares or geldings, any height, 4yrs and over. riders must be 15 yrs or over on the 1st January of the calendar year in which this class is held. Horses to be ridden in any suitable bridle, and should be plaited. All entries must  be registered with RoR and have raced in GB. Racing injuries and blemishes ARE IGNORED in this series.

The Class to be judged as follows:  50% jumping, 20% style while jumping and performance, 30% for show, manners and suitability to be retrained.
Phase 1 –  Jumping  (50% + 20%)

8 rustic jumps 3′(90cm) to 3’3” (1m), max spread 95 cm. 
The following points to be deducted at the end of each jumping round:
Knock down – 10 points,  1st refusal – 15 points, 2nd refusal –  20 points. 3rd refusal or fall – elimination.
Phase 2  (30%)
Competitors return without protective boots to be judged for movement and conformation.

Each horse to comlete an individual show of no longer than 1 and a 1/2 minutes. Show to include walk, trot, canter showing change of leg, extended canter(gallop), halt and stand, walk off on long rein. Total marks out of 30% for Show, manners and suitability to be retrained.

Prizes1

Rules for RoR Classes: Racing injuries & blemishes are ignored.
All horses must be registered with R0R and have raced in  GB.
Competitors must wear a safety/kite mark hard hat with correctly secured chinstrap.
All those entering horses and/or participating in the Show agree to be bound by the Retraining of Racehorses Rules and Regulations currently in force.

Schedule of events

Ring 1
 9.00am   Gymkhana Classes – entries taken at the ringside 

10.30am   TGCA Classes  20/1306/UTL 
12.45pm   Assemble for Concourse d’elegance
2.00pm    Heavy Horse Classes
3.30pm    Donkey classes (DBS Qualifier)

Ring 2
8.30am      Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) Classes  *New for 2020*
10.30am    Ridden Hunter Classes

2.00pm     Working Hunter classes (plaited)
3.30pm      M&M WHP Classes

Ring 3
10.00am    Pony Show Jumping, 

2.00pm     BS Club/Unaffiliated BS-776
3.30pm     Horse Show Jumping

Ring 4    
11.00am    Equifest Mountain & Moorland Classes
The NCPA TOPLINE HORSEBOXES JUNIOR MOUNTAIN AND MOORLAND PONY OF THE YEAR Qualifier

2.00pm     Highland Pony classes
This Show is a Qualifier for the 2020 Highland Pony Society Youngstock Championship & The BSPS Lemieux Heritage Mountain & Moorland Ridden Highland, Olympia Breed semi-final. 

Ring 5     
11.00am     Equitation

2.30pm       Showing.
This show is a qualifier for the TSR NAF Five Star Showing Finals

Show Jumping

Ring 3.  Commencing 10 am prompt.
Course Builder: Mr B Goodwin
Judge/Timekeeper: Mrs A Untisz 

10am – 11.00am   Clear Round – Jumps not to exceed 60cms(2’0″). £5 per round. Entries at the ringside.
Rosettes to all clear rounds.
Class 45 – Novice Pony – jumps not to exceed 70cm. 
Class 46 – Intermediate Pony – jumps not to exceed 80cms
Class 47 – Pony Pairs – jumps not to exceed 85 cm.
Class 48 – Open Pony – jumps not to exceed 90cm.
Prize money Class 48 : 1st – £20,  2nd – £15,  3rd – £10
Clear Round – Jumps not to exceed 80cms. To run for approximately 60mins. £5 per round. Entries at the ringside. Rosettes to all clear rounds.

Not before 2pm
British Show Jumping Club Classes
Class 49 – BS Club/Unaffiliated 70cm.  Single Phase – ref 776
Class 50 – BS Club/Unaffiliated 80cm.  Single Phase – ref 776
Entry fee: £8 (£12 on the day)
Prize money: Ist – £15, 2nd – £12, 3rd – £10, 4th – £8

BS Club & Unaffiliated Final Penistone Agricultural Show September 2020  1st – 4th  qualify  
Any age rider on ponies(adults eligible to ride ponies)
Children can ride horses from the beginning of the calendar year in which  the age of 12 is reached.
Ponies 14.2h.h . and under. Horses to exceed 14.3hh. and over
For full details of Classes 49 and 50, please consult BS Club Class Rules on the BS website.

Class 51 – Novice Horse – jumps not to exceed 80cm. 
Class 52 – Intermediate Horse – jumps not to exceed 90cms.
Class 53 – Open Horse – jumps not to exceed 100cms.
Prize money Class 53: 1st – £20,  2nd – £15,  3rd – £10

Traditional Gypsy Cob Association classes

TGCA TOYS In-hand and Ridden Classes. TGCA/20/1306/2/UTL
No known breeding required to enter these classes

Ring 1. Judging to commence not before at 10.30am
Judge: Helen Horsfall

Class 13 – Youngstock – fillies, colts & geldings aged 1,2 & 3 years old.
Class 14 – In Hand Senior Small, not exceeding 148cms – mares, stallions & geldings aged 4 years and over.
Class 15 – In Hand Senior Large, exceeding 148cms – mares, stallions & geldings aged 4 years and over.
Class 16 – Small Ridden not exceeding 148cms – mares, stallions & geldings aged 4 years and over.
Class 17 – Large Ridden exceeding 148cms – mares, stallions & geldings aged 4 years and over.
Class 18 – Part-bred In-hand – (Go for Glory Class)
Class 19 – Part-bred Ridden – (Go for Glory Class)

Go for Glory Championship -PB 

1st, 2nd and 3rd from the TGCA part-bred classes may go forward to the Go for Glory Championship. For 2020 TOYS qualifiers, the handler/rider and exhibits (apart from stallions) do not have to be TGCA members on the day of the Show. The Champion and Reserve qualify for the Crowning Glory Championship at TOYS


Rules:-
TGCA Breed classes are qualifiers for the Best of Breed Finals at the Traditional Gypsy Cob Association’s (TGCA) National Breed Championships Show ‘TOYS’. Classes are open to all traditional gypsy cobs.

For 2020 TOYS Qualifiers, the handler/rider and exhibits (apart from stallions) do not have to be TGCA members/registered on the date of the Show. The Champion and Reserve qualify for the Crowning Glory Championship at TOYS
Part Bred Classes – are open to all part bred traditional gypsy cobs and are qualifiers for the part-bred finals at ‘TOYS’. The exhibit must have one parent that is bred traditional gypsy cob.

Stallions  – All stallions (4yrs & over), in order to enter any TGCA affiliated classes must be registered with the TGCA prior to the Show  and have their TGCA stallion disc displayed  on their bridle. Stallions and colts over the age of 2, MUST be shown in a stallion bridle with a metal bit and chain as per the current TGCA rulebook
Current TGCA Members must present their qualification card to the judge in the ring for signature.
Non-members MUST receive a qualification card from the judge and will then have 21days to join the TGCA and to register their horse in order to validate their qualification. Please refer to www.tgca.co.uk for further details, including membership, horse registration and showing rules(contained within the members’ handbook)
This is a Quest for a Star Championship Show -TGC
1st, 2nd & 3rd from the TGCA qualifying classes above may go forward to the Quest for a Star Championship, provided they are current TGCA members and the horse/pony  is already TGCA registered.
Membership cards and qualification cards(specific to that exhibit) must be presented upon entry to the ring. Stallion rules apply. The Champion and Reserve qualify for the Ultimate Star Championship at TOYS. Anyone not presenting their membership card, showing card or displaying a stallion disc MAY NOT take part in the TGCA Quest Championship.

Concourse d’Elegance

Class 20 – the objective of this class is to present a picture of elegance as seen in the Victorian and Edwardian era. Ladies riding through Hyde Park in the hope of catching the eye of a wealthy young man. Competitors will be expected to perform a short individual show.

Kindly sponsored by Almond Boutique, Holmfirth and Kirkburton

12.45 am. Competitors to assemble in Ring 1, before proceeding to the Main Ring. See Schedule of Events