TROPHY SHOW SCHEDULE  -  27th August 2017

Additional classes to normal schedule is shown in red

Rosettes to 6th Place

Trophy to the winner of each class

Additional award to highest placed Longton member in each class

 

RING 1 - SHOW JUMPING - Commencing 10.00 a.m.

 Class 1            BEGINNERS PRACTICE JUMPING

Horse or Pony any height, rider any age.  May be on lead rein (this class only)

Fences will not exceed 55cms (1’9”)

 Class 2            BEGINNERS JUMPING                   Max height 60cm (2’0”)

This class is open to junior/senior members, riding either horses/ponies. Competitors in this class are not eligible to compete in classes 4 to 9 on the same day.  The class will consist of one round.  Any member with three clear rounds at the end of the season will be eligible for the Beginners Jumping Championship at the last points show. The overall winner at the end of the season would not be eligible for this class in future seasons.

  Class 3            PRACTICE JUMPING                                                               

Horse or Pony any height, rider any age.  Fences - Max height 70cms (2’3”).  The last two fences will be at 85cms (2’9”) to be jumped by ponies and horses 148cms/14.2h.h.and over.  Any competitor who has not presented for jumping before 11.45am will be eliminated.

 Class 4            70cms JUMPING PONIES (Not before 1 .00 p.m.)

                        Rider any age.  Ponies not exceeding 148cms.  Maximum height in the first round 70cms.

 Class 4A          Pairs Relay.  Horse/Pony.  Riders any age.

 Class 5            80cms JUMPING PONIES

                        Rider any age.  Ponies not exceeding 148cms.   Maximum height in the first round 80cms.

 Class 6            70cms JUMPING  HORSES

Rider any age.  HORSES ONLY must exceed 148cms.  Max height in the first round 70cms.

 Class 7            ACCUMULATOR with JOKER

Rider any age.  A senior cannot compete on a pony under 143cms. Score is accumulated with each fence jumped clear.  The joker fence is optional after the round has been completed and the rider has gone through the timing.

 Class 8            80cms JUMPING HORSES

Rider any age.  HORSES ONLY must exceed 148cms. Max height in the first round 80cms.

Class 9            OPEN JUMPING    90cms to 1.00cms

                        Rider any age.  Ponies must exceed 138cms.  Max height in the first round 1.00m

 Rules in accordance with the current BS Rule Book.  Except that:

 Three refusals constitute elimination as per Riding Club rules.

Numbers must be worn in all classes.

Age limits are as stated in the schedule.

Spurs can be worn by juniors in show jumping classes (please see page 44 for the rules on all other classes).

There are no prohibited bits for show jumping, provided they are used as intended and not to reprimand the horse.

Market Harboroughs are only allowed provided they are not used in conjunction with any other martingales.

Blinkers, running, check, draw and side reins are forbidden.

Jackets and light coloured jodhpurs/breeches must be worn.

 Members who compete in classes 4,5,6,7,8 & 9 are eligible for the SJ Championship at the end of the season. The Adrian Ross Perpetual Trophy

 

RING 2 - RIDDEN SHOWING - Commencing 9.30 a.m.

 Class 10          RIDDEN SPORTS HORSE

Stallion, Mare or Gelding Exc. 148cm.  Rider any age.

 Class 11          RIDDEN M & M LARGE BREEDS              

Connemara, Highland, Dales, Fell, New Forest, Welsh Section C & D - To be shown in natural state

 Class 12          RIDDEN M & M SMALL BREEDS

                        Dartmoor, Exmoor, Shetland, Welsh Section A & B - To be shown in natural state

 Class 13          RIDING HORSE / HACK

                        Exc. 148cm, but hacks not to exceed 160cm.

 Class 14          RIDDEN ARAB – PART BRED & ANGLO

 Class 15          LEAD REIN PONY          Snaffle Bridle only

Open to Show Ponies, Show Hunter Ponies & M&M Ponies.  Rider’s 8 years and under on 1st January in the current year.  This class is to find the most suitable & well-mannered Lead Rein Pony. Max height 128cm.  All qualifying combinations must check the relevant society rules on pony height before entering.  All competing receive rosette.

 Class 16          FIRST RIDDEN PONY                Snaffle Bridle only

Open to Show Ponies, Show Hunter Ponies & M&M Ponies. Rider’s 10 years and under on 1st January in the current year.  This class is to find the most suitable & well-mannered First Ridden Pony. All competing receive rosette.

                           DURING LUNCH BREAK

Class A1 (J)    Concours d’Elegance
                        Junior riders, horse/pony any size. Lead rein entries allowed (minimum age of rider 4 yrs).
                        All junior riders must wear a standard, correctly fitted riding hat. 
 
 Class A1 (S)   Concours d’Elegance
                        Senior riders, horse/pony any size.
 Senior riders may wear a hat of their choosing but  if opting to wear a non-standard riding hat then a disclaimer must be signed absolving Longton Riding Club of any liability in case of accident.
 
Competitors for Class A1 (J) and A1 (S) will enter the ring together but will be judged separately.
 
 Class A2          Fancy Dress. -  The rider must wear a correctly fitted hard hat but  it can be incorporated into the theme of the fancy dress.

PLEASE NOTE:  Because class A1 & A2 are to be held during the lunch break in Ring 2, we cannot guarantee the sequence of classes.  Please listen to announcements or check at the desk to determine when these classes will be held.

 

Not before 12.30pm

 Class 17          RIDDEN VETERAN – Spurs are not permitted

                        Horse or Pony 15-19 years and over - rider any age

 Class 18          20+RIDDEN VETERAN – Spurs are not permitted

                        Horse or Pony 20 years and over - rider any age

 Class 19          RIDDEN COLOURED HORSE/PONY

                    Coloured, Spotted, & Palomino horses/ponies any height - rider any age.

 Class 20          RIDDEN OPEN COB           

Horse of Cob Type, traditionals shown in natural state. Show cobs and Maxi cobs to be shown hogged - open to any colour and height - rider any age.

 Class 21          HUNTER HORSE

                        Horses exceeding 148cm - rider any age.

Class 22          SHOW HUNTER PONY – Mixed Height

Ponies not exceeding 148cm. Riders must be suitable age and height for their mounts.

 Class 23          OPEN JUNIOR SHOWING – Mixed Height                            

Horse or pony any height.  Riders 17 years and under on the 1st January in current year. Riders must be a suitable age and height for their mounts.

 Class 24          OPEN SHOWING                                                                     

Horses / Ponies any height, 4 years old or over, registered or un-registered including part breeds.  Riders must be a suitable age and height for their mounts.

 Please note:  Novice Ridden Pony and Novice Ridden Horse are in Ring 6

 Please make sure that your entry is correct before handing it in.    If you change the name of a horse mid-season it will be classed as two different horses so try and be consistent. Dress & Tack in accordance with BSPS Rules.

 Members who compete in classes 11,12,28,39 & 40 are eligible for the M&M Championship at the end of the season. The Chadwick Trophy

 

 RING 3 - WORKING HUNTER - Commencing 9.30 a.m.

 Class 25          PRACTICE WORKING HUNTER

Horse or Pony any height, rider any age.  Fences will not exceed 55cms.  No entries taken after 10.00am. The class will close at 10.30am

Entry Fee Members £3.00 non Members £6.00

Class 26          BEGINNERS WORKING HUNTER PONY

To be ridden by a Junior member age not to exceed 12 on the 1st January in the current year. Pony not to exceed 148cms. No spurs.  Competitors not eligible to compete in any other WH Class on the same day.  The overall point’s winner at the end of the season would not be eligible for this class in future seasons.  Max height 60cm.

Class 27          SENIOR BEGINNERS WORKING HUNTER 

To be ridden by a Senior Member Horse/Pony 138cms & over.  No spurs.  Competitors not eligible to compete in any other WH Class on the same day.  The overall point’s winner at the end of the season would not be eligible for this class in future seasons.  Max height 60cm.

 Class 28          M & M WORKING HUNTER

To be ridden by a Junior or Senior. Native Breeds only.  To be shown in natural state. Max height 70cm.

Class 29          JUNIOR NOVICE WORKING HUNTER HORSE/PONY

To be ridden by a Junior, under 17 years on the 1st January in current year.  Max height 70cm.

 Not before 1.30 p.m.

 Class 30          SENIOR NOVICE WORKING HUNTER HORSE/PONY

                        To be ridden by a Senior. Max height 70cm.

Class 31          INTERMEDIATE WORKING HUNTER HORSE/PONY

                        To be ridden by a Junior or Senior. Max height 85cm.

 Class 32          OPEN WORKING HUNTER HORSE/PONY

                        To be ridden by a Junior or Senior. Max height 100cm.

 Competitors in Class 26 & 27 may not compete in any Novice, Intermediate or Open W. H. class on the same day.

 Spurs permitted for senior riders only

Protective boots may be worn by the horse/pony for the jumping phase but must be removed for the showing phase.

 Competitors in Classes 29, 30, 31, & 32 are eligible for the WH Championship -

The Billington Trophy at the end of the season

 Competitors in Class 11, 12, 28, 39 & 40 are eligible for the M & M Championship - The Chadwick Trophy at the end of the season

Members who compete in classes 29,30,31 & 32 are eligible for the WH Championship at the end of the season. The Billington Trophy

Members who compete in classes 11,12,28,39 & 40 are eligible for the M&M Championship at the end of the season. The Chadwick Trophy.

 

RING 4 - IN HAND - Commencing 9.30a.m. ***NEW START TIME FOR 2017***

Class 33          YOUNG STOCK

                       Foals with Dam, Yearlings, Two & Three year olds

 Class 34          ARAB PB & ANGLO

 Class 35          VETERAN HORSE/PONY

                       Horse or Pony Aged 15 – 19 years

 Class 36          20+ VETERAN HORSE/PONY

                       Horse or Pony 20 years and over

 Class 37          COLOURED HORSE/PONY

                       Including Palomino & Spotted

 Class 38          OPEN COB

Horse of Cob Type; show cob/maxi cob to be shown hogged, traditionals shown in natural state. Open to any colour, any height.

 Class 39          MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND

                       Inc. Shetland but excluding Welsh

 Class 40          WELSH

 Class 41          PART BRED HORSE/PONY

                        Horses / Ponies any height, 4 years old or over, registered or un-registered part breeds.

 Class 42          HORSE OF HUNTER TYPE

                                                          

Not Before 12.30pm

 Class 43          PONY OF HUNTER TYPE

                       Not exceeding 148cms.

 Class 44          SPORTS HORSE

Exc. 148cm.  Triangular show not required.

 Class 45          JUNIOR HANDLER 6 to 9 years

The handler must be aged 6 to 9 years on 1st Jan in the current year and a correctly secured, approved riding hat must be worn - Stallions may not be shown in this class.

Class 46          JUNIOR HANDLER 10 to 14 years

The handler must be aged 10 years & over on 1st Jan in the current year and a correctly secured, approved riding hat must be worn - stallions may not be shown in this class.

 Class 47          SENIOR HANDLER/SHOWMANSHIP

Handler must be 15 years & over on the 1st Jan current year and a correctly secured, approved riding hat must be worn.  Stallions may be shown in the class, but the handler must be 16 years or over.

 Class 48          RIDING PONY

                       Not exceeding 148cms.

 Class 49          RIDING HORSE / HACK

                        Riding Horses Exc. 148cm.  Hacks not to exceed 160cm.

 Class 50          BEST CONDITIONED PONY - Not Exc. 148cm.

 Class 51          BEST CONDITIONED HORSE - Exc. 148cm.               

 NB:  A competitor can only show one animal in each class.  If an owner is showing more than one animal, it must be entered in the handler’s name.   To qualify for points the handler must be a member.

Please make sure that your entry is correct before handing it in.    If you change the name of a horse mid-season it will be classed as two different horses so try and be consistent.

 RING 5 - HANDY PONY  Commencing 10.00 am

 Class 52          HANDY HORSE/ PONY

                        Rider Junior or Senior, Horse or Pony

 Class 53          LEAD REIN HANDY PONY

Rider aged 7 years and under on 1st January in the current year.  To be shown on the Lead Rein.  Competitors in this class are only eligible to compete in other Lead Rein, First Ridden, Beginners & Bonny Pony Classes.

 Class 54          BONNY PONY (plaited)

In Hand or Ridden. All Junior competitors must wear a correctly secured, approved riding hat when showing.  Stallions may not be shown in this class.

 Class 55          BONNY PONY (Natives)

In Hand or Ridden. All junior competitors must wear a correctly secured, approved riding hat when showing.   Stallions may not be shown in this class.

Not Before 1.00pm

NOVELTY CLASSES – RIDDEN OR IN HAND – non-points

Rider/handler aged between 4 and 10 years of age on the 1st January in the current year.  All junior competitors must wear a correctly secured, approved riding hat when showing.  All competitors receive a rosette.

Class 56          NOVELTY CLASS – to be announced on the day from the following list

Class 57          NOVELTY CLASS – to be announced on the day from the following list

Class 58          NOVELTY CLASS – to be announced on the day from the following list

   Hairiest Pony

                         Nicest mane and tail

                         Best figure of eight in walk

                         Best walk and trot in a straight line

                         Best manners whilst being stood up for the judge

                         Cutest bottom

                         Longest ears

                         Cheekiest face

                         Longest whiskers

                         Pony most like its rider/handler

                         Best square halt

                         Furthest distance walked with an egg on a spoon

Class G1       Lead Rein Gymkhana:   Rider 8 years and under

Class G2       Junior Gymkhana:         Rider Under 13 years

Class G3       Open Gymkhana:         Rider Junior or Senior

 

Members who compete in classes 15,26,53,54 & 55 are eligible for the Beginners Championship at the end of the season. The John Shepley Trophy

 

RING 6 -  EQUITATION & SHOWING - Commencing 10.30 a.m.

 Class 59          BEST TURNED OUT

                        Neatest & Cleanest - Rider any age Horse or pony any height.

 Class 60          LEAD REIN EQUITATION – Snaffle bridle only

                        Rider 8 years & under on 1ST January in the current year. All competitors receive a rosette

 Class 61          FIRST RIDDEN EQUITATION – Snaffle bridle only

Rider 10 years & under on 1ST January in the current year.  Ponies will not be cantered together.  They may canter if they choose in their individual shows.  All competitors receive a rosette

Class 62          JUNIOR EQUITATION – Snaffle bridle only

                        Riders age 11 –13 on 1ST January in the current year.

 Class 63          INTERMEDIATE EQUITATION – Snaffle bridle only

                        Riders age 14 – 17 on 1ST January in the current year.

 Class 64          SENIOR EQUITATION – Snaffle bridle only – Spurs are not permitted

                        Riders 18 & over on 1ST January in the current year

                         Not before 12:30pm

                         (The following classes are judged as showing classes and not as equitation)

Class 65          NOVICE RIDDEN PONY – Snaffle Bridle only

Open to ponies not exceeding 148cms, not to have won an open showing class –The points winning combination of the previous year may not compete in future seasons. Rider any age.

 Class 66          NOVICE RIDDEN HORSE – Snaffle Bridle only

Open to horses exceeding 148cms, not to have won an open showing class –The points winning combination of the previous year may not compete in future seasons.  Rider any age.

Class 67          RIDING CLUB PONY

Pony not to exceed 148cms.  To be judged on manners and suitability for riding club activities.  Will include a small jump.  Open to Junior or Seniors.  Riders must be a suitable age and height for their mounts.

 Class 68         RIDING CLUB HORSE

Horse must exc. 148cm.  To be judged on manners and suitability for riding club activities. Will include a small jump.   Open to Junior or Seniors.  Riders must be a suitable age and height for their mounts.

Members who compete in classes 15,53 & 60 are eligible for the Lead Rein Championship at the end of the season. The Beacons Rose Petal Memorial Trophy

 

 

 

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