Schedule

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RING ONE           Handy Pony

Handy Pony will be open from 9.00am until 11.00am. Competitors may ride at any time between these times. Handy Pony will close at 11.00am PROMPT to allow the arena to be prepared for show jumping. Anyone arriving after 11.00am WILL BE REFUSED ENTRY AND WILL NOT BE REFUNDED THE ENTRY FEE. Pony/rider combination may only enter one class.

1.1     Lead Rein Handy Pony Rider 9years and under

1.2     Handy Horse or Pony Rider age 16 and under

1.3     Handy Horse or Pony Rider age 17 and over

Show jumping      Ring to commence at 12 noon

  • A pony is considered 148cms and under and may be ridden by a junior or senior of an appropriate size for the pony.
  • A horse is considered to be exceeding 148cms and must be ridden by a senior member as per the club rules.
    • Lead Rein Jumping any horse/pony. Riders age 9 years and under, must be lead by an adult (14+). Riders who compete in the lead rein class may only compete in the Beginners Show jumping off the lead rein, and the Lead Rein and Beginners Working Hunter. One round against the clock.
    • Pony Beginners max height of fences 45cms
    • Horse Beginners max height of fences 55cms
    • Pony Novice max height of fences 60cms
    • Horse Novice max height of fences 70cms
    • Pony Open max height of fences 75cms
    • Horse Open max height of fences 85cms

JUNE GALA SHOWJUMPING     To commence – not before 2pm – on completion of the Showjumping classes.

  1. Speed Class – one round against the clock. Fences max height 75cms. 4 seconds will be added for each fence knocked down.
  2. Pairs – mixed pairs. Both competitors start in the start box. When the bell rings, one competitor begins and jumps the course and then returns to ‘tag’ the next competitor out of the box. Faults will be converted to time added.
  3. Novelty Accumulator – each fence is awarded a points total. Competitors have one minute, started by the bell, to jump as many fences as they like, taking whichever line they like. Competitors may only jump each fence a maximum of three times. Fences must be jumped from the numbered side. After one minute the bell will ring. Competitors may then choose to jump the “joker fence” which will add to their points total if cleared, or be deducted from their points if not cleared.
  4. Horse and Hound – One round horse & rider and one round dog & handler. Faults will be converted to time added.
  5. Chase Me Charlie – How high can you go?

RING TWO Working Hunter Ring to commence at 11.00am ANNUAL SHOW ONLY – Ring to commence at 10am. There will be NO clear round.

Competitors complete one round of jumping and then return to complete an individual show. Horses/ponies should be turned out in a plain browband and plain coloured tack and numnah. Plain coloured boots may be worn for the jumping phase only and must be removed before entering the ring to complete the showing section. Riders should wear a tweed jacket and plain coloured hats. Horses/ ponies should be plaited and trimmed, unless a mountain and moorland or native breed, which are shown in their natural state.

  • A pony is considered 153cms and under and may be ridden by a junior or senior of an appropriate size for the pony.
  • A horse is considered to be exceeding 153cms and must be ridden by a senior member as per the club rules.

Clear Round     Entries at the ring. £4 per round   9.00 – 9.45am 45-55cms  9.45 -10.30am  65-75cms.

  • Lead Rein Working Hunter any horse/pony. Riders age 9 years and under, must be lead by   an adult (14+). Riders who compete in the Lead Rein class may only compete in the Beginners Working Hunter class off the lead rein, and the Lead Rein and Beginners Showjumping.
  • Beginners Working Hunter Pony max height of fences 45cms. Open to plaited and M&M ponies.
  • Novice Working Hunter Pony max height of fences 60cms. Open to plaited and M&M ponies.
  • STARS Open Working Hunter Pony open to plaited ponies only.

Class 2.4a/b will be judged as one class but will be a split height track.

  1. Under 133cms max height of fences 65cms.    B) 133cms -153cms max height of two fences 75cms.
    • Beginners Working Hunter Horse max height of fences 55cms.Open to plaited and M&M horses.
    • Novice Working Hunter Horsemax height of fences 70cms. Open to plaited and M&M horses.
    • STARS Open Working Hunter Horse max height of fences 85cms. Open to plaited horses only.
    • STARS Open Mountain and Moorland Working Hunter open to M&M ponies only.

Class 2.8 a/b will be judged as one class but will be a split height track.

  1. Small Breeds max height of fences 60cms   b) Large Breeds max height of fences 75cms

To follow: Working Hunter Championship – Annual Show Only – Members Only

Members placed 1stor 2nd in classes 2.1 – 2.8 eligible

RING THREE    In Hand            Ring to commence at 9:30am

  • STARS Yearling & Youngstock filly, gelding or colt born in 2016, 2017 & 2018
  • STARS Veteran any height, age 15 and over   (VHS Qualifier at Annual Show Only)
  • Best Conditioned Pony 148cms and under

3.4   STARS In Hand Pony 148cms & under to include Show Hunter, Show Ponies and Foreign Breeds. Except M&M’s                                                                                                                                        

3.5    STARS M&M Small Breeds Open to registered and non-registered animals to include Dartmoor, Exmoor,  

         Shetland, Welsh A and B

  • Part Bred any age, any height, part bred of any breed
  • STARS Tiny Tots Handler 7 years and under. Hard hats with chin straps fastened must be worn.  

         Supervision/assistance allowed

  • STARS Young Handler 11years and under. Hard hats with chin straps fastened must be worn
  • STARS Junior Handler 12-16 years. Hard hats with chin straps fastened must be worn

LUNCH   Ring to recommence not before 12.30pm

  • Cob to include Show Cobs & Traditional Cobs. Any height. Show Cobs should be shown hogged and trimmed.
  • STARS In Hand Horse exceeding 148cms to include Hacks, Riding Horses, Hunters and Foreign Breeds. Excluding M&M’s.
  • STARS M&M Large Breeds open to registered and non-registered animals to include New Forest, Connemara, Fell, Dales, Highland, Welsh C and D.
  • STARS Coloured To include plaited and native, traditional and hogged.
  • Best Conditioned Horse exceeding 148cms.

To follow: In Hand Championship – Annual Show Only – Members Only

Members placed 1stor 2nd in classes 3.1 – 3.14 eligible

RING FOUR      Equitation and Ridden Ring to commence at 10:00am.Snaffle bridles only in all equitation classes

  • STARS Senior Equitation rider 17 years and over
  • STARS Junior Equitation rider 13-16 years
  • STARS First Ridden Equitation rider 12 years and under
  • STARS Lead Rein Equitation rider 9 years and under. Rider not to compete in any other equitation class.
  • STARS Riding Club Horse Horses exceeding 148cms. Snaffle bridles only. Competitors are required to jump a small straight fence.
  • STARS Riding Club Pony Ponies 148cms and under. Snaffle bridles only. Competitors are required to jump a small cross pole

To follow: Equitation & Ridden Championship – Annual Show Only – Members Only

Members placed 1stor 2ndin classes 4.1 – 4.6 eligible

  • Bonnie Pony competitors may enter ridden, lead rein or in hand.
  • Novelty Fun Class This is a fun class with a different theme each show. In hand, lead rein or ridden.

May                  Pony the judge wants to take home

June                 Best mane and tail

July                  Prettiest face

Annual             Pony with the kindest eyes

August              Best 6 legs

September       Pony/horse most like its handler/rider

JULY GYMKHANA MAIN ARENA not before 2.30pm (show jumps will be cleared)

Class A-E £3 per entry or all five classes for £12     A. Dog Agility/Jumping         B. Walk, Trot, Canter & Lead Race  

  1. Sack Race    D. Egg and Spoon Race       E.   Apple Bobbing

RING FIVE        Ridden Showing          Ring to commence at 9.15am

5.1     STARS Best Turned Out competitors may enter ridden, lead rein or in hand. A show is not required.

5.2     Beginners Showmanship is open to any rider who is novice, nervous or new to the show ring. Competitors may enter on the lead rein, with an adult walking or by themselves. Walkand trot only. Cantering optional in individual shows. The judge will offer showing tips and advice. May we please ask all competitors to enter in the true spirit of the class. There will be no points awarded for this class. If entries allow, the class will be split (this will be announced prior to the class)

5.3     STARS Lead Rein to include mountain and moorland, show ponies and show hunter ponies

5.4     STARS First Ridden riders 12 years and under. Snaffle bridles only. To include mountain and moorland, show ponies and show hunter ponies

5.5     Novice Ridden Horse plaited or native. Horse exceeding 148cms. Horse not to have won the overall points in this class, in previous seasons, or to have won first place in any open showing class at Thornton Cleveleys & District Horse Club before 2019. Snaffle bridles only

5.6     STARS Coloured to include plaited and native, traditional and hogged

5.7     STARS Veteran any rider. Horse/pony 15 years and over ( VHS Qualifier at Annual Show Only)

5.8     STARS M&M Large Breeds open to registered and non-registered animals to include New Forest, Connemara, Fell, Dales, Highland, Welsh C and D

5.9     STARS M&M Small Breeds open to registered and non-registered animals to include Dartmoor, Exmoor,Shetland, Welsh A and B

LUNCH   Ring to recommence not before 12.30pm

5.10   Novice Ridden Pony plaited or native. Pony not exceeding 148cms. Pony not to have won the overall points in this class, in previous seasons, or to have won first place in any open showing class at Thornton Cleveleys & District Horse Club before 2019. Snaffle bridles only

5.11   STARS Show Pony not exceeding 148cms. To be shown plaited in coloured browbands

5.12   STARS Show Hunter Pony not exceeding 153cms. To be shown plaited in plain browbands

5.13   Part Bred any age, any height, part bred of any breed

5.14   STARS Cob to include Show Cobs & Traditional Cobs. Any height. Show Cobs should be shown hogged and trimmed

5.15   STARS Show Horseto be shown in coloured brow bands

5.16   STARS Hunter Horse exceeding 153cms to be shown in plain browbands and tweed jackets

                       To follow: Ridden Showing Championship – Annual Show Only – Members Only

Members placed 1st or 2ndin classes 5.3 – 5.16 eligible