The Showing Register (TSR)  Showing Finals


Longton Riding Club shows held on 05/05/19 & 30/06/19 are qualifiers for the 2019 TSR Showing Finals. Qualify and enter ANY of the Finals Central, East Anglia, North West, North East, South East, South Wales & 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/pony in any number of Finals!


TSR Riders Finals – 1st & 2nd riders qualify and will received a qualification card in the ring.


TSR In-hand Finals – The two highest placed Handlers with a TSR In-hand Card will qualify in any In-hand Class. Handlers MUST have their cards signed in the ring by the judge/steward, cards are available FREE from the TSR website. Full details at http://www.theshowingregister.co.uk


TSR Medal Awards – TSR members can collect qualification cards & signatures and redeem for a TSR Medal – see TSR website for details


BSHA Grass Roots Champs – With a TSR qualification card you can also enter the BSHA Grass Roots Champs in Sept at Addington EC – you do not have to be a BSHA member to qualify or enter the final. See www.britishshowhorse.org


TGCA TOYS In-hand and Ridden Classes Show Number – ask at the desk on show days


Pure Bred classes are qualifiers for the Best of Breed Finals at the Traditional Gypsy Cob Association's (TGCA) National Breed Championship Show “TOYS”. Classes are open to all pure bred traditional gypsy cobs.


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 pure bred traditional gypsy cob, a minimum of 50% breeding is accepted.


Stallions – All stallions (pure or part bred, four years and over) in order to enter any TGCA affiliated class MUST be TGCA registered, have passed TGCA evaluations and their TGCA stallion disc displayed on their bridle. Stallions and colts over the age of two, MUST be shown in a stallion bridle with a metal bit and chain lead as per the current TGCA rulebook.


Existing TGCA members must present their qualification card to the judge in the ring for signature. Non-members will receive a qualification card from the judge and have 21 days to join the TGCA and register their horse to validate the qualification. Please refer to www.tgca.co.uk for further details including membership, horse registration and showing rules (contained within the members handbook).


Championship Shows

1st, 2nd and 3rd from the TGCA classes may go forward to the Quest for a Star Championship, provided they are current TGCA members and the horse is TGCA registered. Membership cards and qualification cards (specific to that exhibit) must be presented upon entry into the ring. The Champion and Reserve qualify for the Ultimate Star Championships at TOYS. Part Breeds go forward to the Go for Glory Championship, for 2018 and 2019 qualifiers there is no requirement for membership or registration (apart from stallions) on the date of the show. The Champion and Reserve qualify for the Crowning Glory Championships at TOYS.



This Show is affiliated to Equifest, taking place at the East of England Showground on the 29th Aug – 1st Sep 2019. The two highest exhibits not already qualified in each affiliated class will qualify



"When I compete at LRC if I do something wrong the judges will tell me how to improve. Everyone is friendly and I have made new friends and I am looking forward to shows starting again."
Macy Martland age 10
Ceulan Silas (Bobby)


"Has given me and my horse a fun and friendly place to compete. We both love coming to Longton and have achieved things I never thought possible :) xx"
Jennifer Mckenna

Interested? Please get in touch:

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