Schedule

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RING ONE                                                               Classes to commence at 9.00am PROMPT


1.1        STARS Best Turned Out.  Competitors may enter ridden or lead rein. A show is not required.

HANDY PONY


Handy  Pony  will  be  open  from  9.15am  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 showjumping. Any competitor arriving after 11.00am WILL BE REFUSED ENTRY AND WILL NOT BE REFUNDED THE ENTRY FEE. Pony/rider combination may only enter one class.
1.2        Lead Rein Handy Pony rider age 9 years and under.
1.3        Handy Horse or Pony rider age 16 years and under.
1.4        Handy Horse or Pony rider age 17 years and over.
SHOWJUMPING                                                    Classes to commence at 12 noon PROMPT
All classes, with the exception of Lead Rein Jumping, are to run as two phase.
1.5        Lead Rein Jumping max height of fences 35cms. Riders age 9 years and under and must be lead by an adult (16+). Riders who compete in the Lead Rein class may only compete in the Beginners Showjumping off  the  lead  rein,  and  the  Lead  Rein  and  Beginners  Working Hunter.  One round  against  the  clock.  Any horse/pony.

1.6        Junior Beginners max height of fences 45cms. Any horse/pony.
1.7        Senior Beginners max height of fences 55cms. Any horse/pony.
1.8        STARS Junior Pre-Novice max height of fences 60cms. Any horse/pony.
1.9        STARS Senior Pre-Novice max height of fences 70cms. Any horse/pony.
1.10      STARS Junior Novice max height of fences 75cms. Any horse/pony.
1.11      STARS Senior Novice max height of fences 85cms. Any horse/pony.
1.12      STARS Junior Open max height of fences 90cms. Any horse/pony.
1.13      STARS Senior Open max height of fences 1m. Any horse/pony.
JUNE GALA SHOWJUMPING

To commence on completion of the Showjumping classes, and not before 2.30pm. Fence heights will be decided based upon entered competitors.

A.      Speed Class – One round against the clock. Four seconds will be added for each fence knocked down or refused.
B.      Mixed Pairs – Both competitors begin 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. Four seconds will be added for each fence knocked down or refused.
C.      Novelty Accumulator – Competitors have one minute, started by the bell, to jump as many fences as they like, taking whichever line they like. Each fence is awarded a points total. 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.
D.      Horse and Hound– One round horse & rider and one round dog & handler. Four seconds will be added for each fence knocked down or refused.

 

RING TWO       WORKING HUNTER                               Classes to commence at 10.30am

Clear Round– Entries at the ring – £4 per round                        8.45 – 9.30am    45-55cms
9.30 -10.15am   65-75cms
Competitors complete one round of jumping and then return to complete an individual show. Plain coloured boots may be worn for the jumping phase only and must be removed before entering the ring to complete the showing section.
A  collecting  ring  will  be  available  for  competitors  prior  to  their  class.  Riders  are reminded that  practice fences should be jumped with the red marker to their right, and the white marker to their left.
•  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.
2.1     STARS Lead Rein Working Hunter max height of fences 35cms. Any horse/pony, riders age 9 years and under and must be lead by an adult (16+). Riders who compete in the Lead Rein class may only compete  in  the  Beginners  Working  Hunter off  the  lead  rein, and  the  Lead  Rein and Beginners Showjumping. To qualify for STARS, pony must be under 128cms.
2.2     Beginners  Working  Hunter  Pony  max  height  of  fences  45cms.  Open  to  plaited, hogged  and  M&M ponies.
2.3     Novice Working Hunter Pony max height of fences 60cms. Open to plaited, hogged and M&M 
ponies.
2.4     STARS Open Working Hunter Pony (Under 133cms) max. height of fences 65cms. Open to plaited or hogged ponies only.
2.5     STARS Open Working Hunter Pony (133cm-153cms) max. height of fences 75cms. Open to plaited or hogged ponies only.
LUNCH                                                       Ring to recommence not before 1.00pm
2.6     Beginners Working Hunter Horse max height of fences 55cms.Open to plaited or hogged horses.
2.7     STARS  Open  Mountain  and  Moorland  Small  Breeds  Working  Hunter  max  height  of fences  65cms. Open to registered and non-registered Dartmoor, Exmoor, Shetland, Welsh A and B ponies.
2.8     Novice Working Hunter Horse max height of fences 70cms. Open to plaited or hogged horses.
2.9     STARS Open Mountain and Moorland Large Breeds Working Hunter max height of fences 75cms. Open to registered and non-registered Connemara, Dales, Fell, Highland, New Forest, Welsh C and D ponies.
2.10   STARS Open Working Hunter Horse max height of fences 90cms. Open to plaited or hogged horses only.
To follow: Working Hunter Championship – Annual Show Only – Members Only
Members placed 1stor 2nd in classes 2.1 – 2.10 eligible

RING THREE          IN HAND                                              Classes to commence at 9:30am
3.1     STARS Yearling & Youngstock  colt, filly or gelding born in 2017, 2018 & 2019.
3.2     STARS Veteran any height, age 15 and over.
3.3     STARS  In  Hand  Plaited  Pony  148cms  and  under  to  include  Show  Hunter,  Show 
Ponies  and  Foreign Breeds. Excluding M&M’s.
3.4     Best Conditioned Pony 148cms and under.
3.5     STARS   M&M   Small   Breeds   Open   to   registered   and   non-registered   animals   to
  include   Dartmoor, Exmoor, Shetland, Welsh A and B.
3.6     Part Bred any age, any height, part bred of any breed.
3.7     STARS  Tiny  Tots  Handler  7  years  and  under.  Hard  hats  with  chinstraps  fastened 
must  be  worn. Handlers may be accompanied in the ring by an adult (16+) but the adult must not
assist in the handling of the pony unless the handler is in difficulty.
3.8     STARS Young Handler 8-11years.Hard hats with chinstraps fastened must be worn.
3.9     STARS Junior Handler 12-16 years. Hard hats with chinstraps fastened must be worn.
LUNCH                                                               Ring to recommence not before 1.00pm
3.10   Cob to include Show Cobs & Traditional Cobs. Any height.         TGCA QUALIFIER – 5TH JULY ONLY.
3.11   STARS In Hand Plaited  Horse exceeding 148cms to include Hacks, Riding Horses, Hunters and Foreign Breeds. Excluding M&M’s.
3.12   STARS M&M Large Breeds open to registered and non-registered animals to include Connemara, Dales, Fell, Highland, New Forest, Welsh C and D.
3.13   STARS Coloured open to Piebald and Skewbald only. To be run as a combined class with one set of final placings. Entries must be made in the correct section for the purpose of allocating qualifications only.
a)   Not exceeding 143cms.                     b)   Exceeding 143cms.
3.14   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               Classes to commence at 10:00am
4.1     STARS Riding Club Horse horses exceeding 148cms. Will include one jump in individual performance (max height 70cms). Any suitable bridle can be used.
4.2     STARS  Riding  Club  Pony  ponies  148cms  and  under,  rider  any  age.  Will  include one  jump  in  individual performance (max height 60cms). Any suitable bridle can be used.
4.3     STARS Senior Equitation rider 17 years and over. Snaffle bridle only.
4.4     STARS Junior Equitation rider 12-16 years. Snaffle bridle only.
4.5     STARS First Ridden Equitation rider 11 years and under. Snaffle bridle only.
4.6     STARS Lead Rein Equitation rider 9 years and under. Open to any height horse or pony.
Leader must be an adult (16+). Snaffle  bridle  only and lead rein must be attached to the noseband and be direct to the leader’s hand. Rider not to compete in any other equitation class.
To follow: Equitation & Ridden Championship – Annual Show Only – Members Only
Members placed 1stor 2ndin classes 4.1 – 4.6 eligible

LUNCH                                                                       Ring to recommence not before 1.00pm
4.7      Walk and Trot Class  walk and trot individual performance only. There will be no group
go-round.
May we please ask all competitors to enter in the true spirit of this class.
4.8     Bonnie Pony competitors may enter ridden, lead rein or in-hand.
4.9     Novelty Fun Class competitors may enter ridden, lead rein or in-hand.
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

 

RING FIVE            RIDDEN SHOWING                                       Ring to commence at 9.15am

5.1     Beginners Showmanship. 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. Walk and trot only.
Cantering is optional in individual shows. The judge will offer showing tips and advice. There will
be no points awarded for this class. May we please ask all competitors to enter in the true spirit
of this class.
5.2     STARS  Lead  Rein  rider  9  years  and  under.  Ponies  must  not  exceed  128cms.  Leader
 must  be  an  adult (16+). Snaffle bridle only and lead rein must be attached to the noseband and
be direct to the leader’s hand. To be run as a combined class with one set of final placings.
Entries must be made in the correct section for the purpose of allocating qualifications only.
a)   Plaited                                  b)   Mountain and Moorland
5.3     STARS First Ridden rider 11 years and under. Ponies must not exceed 128cms. Snaffle bridle
only. To be run as a combined class with one set of final placings. Entries must be made in the
correct section for the purpose of allocating qualifications only.
a)   Plaited                                  b)   Mountain and Moorland
5.4     Novice  Ridden  Horse  plaited  or  native.  Horse  exceeding  148cms.  Horse  not  to 
have  won  the  overall points,  in  this  class,  in  previous  seasons,  or  not  to  have  won 
first  place  in  any  open  showing  class  at Thornton Cleveleys & District Horse Club before
2020. Snaffle bridle only.
5.5     STARS Coloured open to Piebald and Skewbald only, any height. To be run as a combined class
with one set of final placings. Entries must be made in the correct section for the purpose of
allocating qualifications only.
a)   Non-Native Plaited               b)   Native, Cob, Traditional
5.6     STARS Veteran any rider. Horse/pony 15 years and over.
5.7     STARS M&M Large Breeds open to registered and non-registered animals to include Connemara,
Dales, Fell, Highland, New Forest, Welsh C and D.
5.8     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 1.00pm
5.9     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 2020. Snaffle bridle only.
5.10   STARS Show Pony not exceeding 148cms.
5.11   STARS Show Hunter Pony not exceeding 153cms.
5.12   Part Bred any age, any height, part bred of any breed.
5.13    STARS Cob to include Show Cobs & Traditional Cobs. Any height.    TGCA QUALIFIER – 5TH JULY ONLY.
5.14   STARS Hunter Horse exceeding 153cms.
5.15   STARS Show Horse  to include all plaited show horses.
5.16    STARS Race Horse to Riding Horse to include all Thoroughbreds who have previously been in
race training.
To follow: Ridden Showing Championship – Annual Show Only – Members Only
Members placed 1 or 2nd in classes 5.2 – 5.16 eligible