Rules

Rules 2021 – in PDF format

DDRC CLUB RULES

1. Riding Jackets, jodhpurs and Riding Boots must be worn by all mounted competitors. Un-mounted competitors should be correctly dressed for showing. Trainers are not allowed.
(a) In the case of extreme hot weather, riding jackets may be forfeited but a white long sleeved shirt/blouse must be worn. This is at the judge’s discretion.
2. Riding hats with chinstraps must be worn by all persons when mounted on any horse/pony on any part of the showground. Hats must be according to current standards brought in on 1st January 2016. Failure to comply will result in disqualification from the competition if already competed, or if not already competed, you will not be able to compete until you have found a hat which complies to the standard.
3. It is the rider/handler’s responsibility to ensure their horse/pony is tacked up correctly. Random spot checks may be carried out.
4. Chinstraps must be fastened at all times. Failure to do so will result in automatic elimination.
5. All animals on the showground must be in sound and good condition.
6. The organizers reserve the right to refuse any entry to any class or entry to the showground without stating a reason
7. No entries will be accepted unless accompanied by the correct fee and all cheques must have the name and address of the signatory on the reverse of the cheque or they will not be accepted.
8. The organizers reserve the right to request a height certificate of any animal and proof of age of riders where there is an entry requirement We also reserve the right to measure any horse/pony Please note that for veterans and young stock a copy of a passport must be available on request.
9. Objections must be made within 30 minutes of the incident and accompanied by a deposit of £20.00 which will be forfeited if the objection is overruled
10. The organizers will not accept any responsibility or liability for loss, damage or illness to any property, person or animal however caused
11. Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times on any part of the showground.
12. No horse or pony under the age of 4 years may be ridden on the showground
13. No galloping or cantering on the showground is allowed except as required by a judge or in the practice areas.
14. Improper use of whips or spurs at any time on the showground will result in elimination. The wearing of Spurs is NOT allowed in Ring 2.
15. A riders age will taken as from January 1st 2021
16. Club membership runs from January 1st – December 31st.
17. Points will only be awarded from the date of MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL or in the case of a new member, the DATE OF JOINING the club.
18. Members must attend a minimum of 2 shows during the year to qualify for the DDRC points system.
19. The ruling of any judge or official is final and any person found arguing will be asked to leave the showground
20. Any person found mistreating any animal or using bad language will be asked to leave the showground
21. Class trophies will only be awarded to fully paid up members who come first in each class.
22. The organizers reserve the right to either alter or cancel any class and to amalgamate any class where there are insufficient entries
23. Any member winning the overall BEGINNERS or NOVICE jumping championship in rings 1 or 2 will not be eligible to enter the Horse/Pony that won the championship in that class again. Any rider discovered to have done this will have their points for the end of season trophies deducted.
24. Points are accumulated on rider/horse or pony and handler/horse or pony and not on a membership basis. Horse/pony names must remain the same throughout the season (if the horse is the same horse).
25. Once the rope on the showing rings has been fastened, there is STRICTLY no admittance to the ring by any competitors.
26. A horse or pony may now jump hors concours immediately after its competitive round and not wait until the end of the class. The horse/pony who has jumped hors concours will remain hors concours in that ring for the rest of the day.

Sunshine Tour

GENERAL RULES
This show is a qualifier for The Sunshine Tour Championship held at The All England Jumping Course, Hickstead from Thursday 16th – Sunday 19th September 2021. The Championships are for unaffiliated and amateur competitors of in Dressage from Intro to Elementary, Showjumping from Lead Rein to 1.05m, Showing for lead rein, in hand, ridden, working hunter, veterans, plus many more.
To qualify: 1st to 4th placed in dressage, show jumping, showing and eventers challenge qualify. Qualification does not pass down the line.
Bring your Qualification Form available from www.sunshinetour.co.uk or ask the Secretary if they have any spares available.
Rules and restrictions apply, please check the website www.sunshinetour.co.uk for Terms & Conditions.
Qualifying Shows are between May and July 2021.
SHOWJUMPING QUALIFIER RULES
This championship is for amateur riders with unaffiliated and novice horses/ponies. Professionals and professionally produced combinations are excluded from competing in the Sunshine Tour. Our definition of a ‘professional’ is someone who earns money from: • Training, schooling or competing horses/ponies. • Buying and/or selling or breaking in horses. • Teaching and/or training riders (see exception below). • Judging affiliated classes in the same discipline as your competition (paid or unpaid). If you participate in any ‘professional’ activities mentioned above, please respect the amateur nature of this championship and help your clients instead! People who work with horses primarily for care, e.g. grooms, vet nurses and participate in day to day exercising of horses, but not schooling, training, competing or breaking client’s horses can qualify. Instructors who only teach in a riding school with riding school horses/ponies can qualify. 2021 SHOW JUMPING QUALIFICATION If you qualify and record your qualification by 31st July, you will be given a Unique Qualification Number for each qualification earned. Horse/rider combination can take part in a maximum of 5 championships which must not be more than 20cm difference from lowest class to highest. Each Qualification Number allows you to enter one championship class: At the same height as qualification OR 5cm below your qualification OR above your qualification height. TOURS are groups of classes, divided by competence and measurable points/winnings restrictions – please respect the spirit of each level as well as the letter of the law. You CAN compete in Small & Grand Tours if you fit the relevant restrictions, but Mini Tour is exclusive. If you are outside the restrictions for the class that you qualified in, you can voluntarily upgrade to a higher level.
SHOWJUMPING QUALIFIER RULES
Mini Tour Championships Mini Tour classes are for very novice/inexperienced riders. As a guideline, riders who are ‘competent’ at 60cm or above should enter the Small Tour instead. Mini Tour combinations cannot compete in Small or Grand Tour. Pony: During the period 1st January 2017 to the date of this year’s Sunshine Tour Championship ponies not to have earned any BS points (except in Club) or any BE points or BE foundation points. Rider: not to have competed in BS competitions (including Club or Just for Schools) or any BE events or in any Pony Club Area Novice or Championship show jumping or eventing.
Small Tour Championships 50 to 70cm Classes Horse/Pony: Not to have more than 20 BS points (except in Club or Just for Schools) or any BE points or foundation points. If horse/pony has more points than permitted, but NONE earned during the period 1st January 2017 to the date of this year’s Sunshine Tour Championship, they are eligible. Combination: not to have competed in BS competitions (except at Intro, in Club or Just for Schools) or any BE events; not to have competed in Pony Club or Riding Club Area Novice Championship level show jumping or eventing. Grand Tour Championships 70cm & 75cm Classes: Horse/Pony: Not to have more than 50 BS points (except in Club or Just for Schools) or any BE points or more than 50 BE foundation points. If horse/pony has more points than permitted, but NONE earned during the period 1st January 2017 to the date of this year’s Sunshine Tour Championship, they are eligible. Combination: not to have competed in BS classes at 85cm or above; not to have competed at BE events or Pony Club Area Intermediate Eventing or Show Jumping or above.
Grand Tour Championships 80cm, 85cm & 90cm Classes: Horse/Pony: Not to have more than 100 BS points (except in Club or Just for Schools) or more than 10 BE points or more than 100 BE foundation points. If horse/pony has more points than permitted, but NONE earned during the period 1st January 2017 to the date of this year’s Sunshine Tour Championship, they are eligible. Combination: Not to have competed in BS classes at 1m or above (except in Club or Just for Schools); not to have competed at BE 100 or Pony Club Open Eventing or Show Jumping or above. Trophy Tour Championships 95cm, 1m & 1.05m Classes: Horse/Pony: Not to have more than 150 BS points (except in Club or Just for Schools) or more than 20 BE points. If horse/pony has more points than permitted, but NONE earned during the period 1st January 2017 to the date of this year’s Sunshine Tour Championship, they are eligible.
For all rules check out www.sunshinetour.co.uk
The 2021 Championships are being held on 16 – 19th September at the All England Showground, Hickstead.
Qualifiers at Shows between April & July inclusive.
SHOWING QUALIFIER RULES
This championship is for amateur riders with unaffiliated and novice horses/ponies. Professionals and professionally produced combinations are excluded from competing in the Sunshine Tour. Our definition of a ‘professional’ is someone who earns money from: • Training, schooling or competing horses/ponies. • Buying and/or selling or breaking in horses. • Teaching and/or training riders (see exception below). • Judging affiliated classes in the same discipline as your competition (paid or unpaid). If you participate in any ‘professional’ activities mentioned above, please respect the amateur nature of this championship and help your clients instead! People who work with horses primarily for care, e.g. grooms, vet nurses and participate in day to day exercising of horses, but not schooling, training, competing or breaking client’s horses can qualify. Instructors who only teach in a riding school with riding school horses/ponies can qualify. All Sunshine Tour Showing competitors, horse & ponies must not be professionally produced/trained for the show ring and must not be kept in training or livery (including DIY livery) with a professional / affiliated showing producer during the current year.

2021 SHOWING QUALIFICATION If you qualify and record your qualification by 31st July, you will be given TWO Unique Qualification Numbers for each qualification earned. Each Qualification Number allows you to enter one championship class. TOURS are groups of classes, divided by competence and measurable points/winnings restrictions – please respect the spirit of each level as well as the letter of the law. You CAN compete across Tours if you fit the restrictions. If you are outside the restrictions for the class that you qualified in, you can voluntarily upgrade to a higher level. You CAN compete in BOTH Small & Grand Tour Showing if you fit the relevant restrictions. SMALL TOUR Horse/Ponies • During the period 1st January 2017 to the date of this year’s championship: horses/ponies can be registered with a showing or breed society but must not have won any affiliated class. • During the period 1st January 2015 to the date of this year’s championship: horses/ponies cannot have competed in any affiliated showing class at RIHS, Olympia or HOYS (from 1st January 2017 for TSR HOYS Masterclass and Search for a Star). • During the period 1st January 2017 to the date of this year’s championship: horses/ponies can have taken part in preliminary qualifying rounds of classes that do not require pre-membership of the society but must not have taken part in second rounds or championships. Riders/Handlers • Riders/handlers never to have competed in showing classes at RIHS, HOYS or Olympia and must not be involved with schooling, training, breaking, producing or breeding show horses/ponies. • Cannot be currently listed on any showing panel and /or judge affiliated or unaffiliated showing classes; this restriction applies to paid or unpaid activities. • Cannot teach others to ride, except in Riding School teaching clients not on their own horse/pony. • During the period 1st January 2017 to the date of this year’s championship; riders/handlers can have taken part in preliminary qualifying rounds of classes that do not require pre-membership of the society but must not have taken part in second rounds or championships.
SHOWING QUALIFIER RULES GRAND TOUR Horse/Ponies • During the period 1st January 2017 to the date of this year’s championship: horses/ponies can be registered with a showing or breed society and have been placed in first round competitions but must not have won a championship class. • During the period 1st January 2015 to the date of this year’s championship: horses/ponies cannot have competed in an affiliated showing class at RIHS, Olympia or HOYS (from 1st January 2017 for TSR HOYS Masterclass and Search for a Star). • During the period 1st January 2017 to the date of this year’s championship: horses/ponies canhave taken part in second rounds of affiliated classes but must not have gone forward to the relevant final or championships. Riders/Handlers • During the period 1st January 2015 to the date of this year’s championship: riders/handlers must not have competed in showing classes at RIHS, HOYS or Olympia and must not be professionally involved with schooling, training, breaking, producing, breeding or judging show horses/ponies. • Cannot be currently listed on any affiliated showing panel and /or judge affiliated showing classes; this restriction applies to paid or unpaid activities. • Cannot teach other to ride, except in Riding School teaching clients not on their own horse/pony.
For all rules check out www.sunshinetour.co.uk
The 2021 Showing Championships are being held on 16 – 19th September at the All England Showground, Hickstead.
Qualifiers at Shows between April & July inclusive.
Please see Classes for any additional rules specific to that class.
DRESSAGE QUALIFIER RULES
DRESSAGE CHAMPIONSHIPS If you qualify and record your qualification by 31st July, you will be given a Unique Qualification Number for each qualification earned. Horse/rider combinations can compete in 2 levels of championship and you can compete on one or more days. Your championship classes must not exceed 2 levels (Intro, Prelim, Novice, Elementary) and must be consecutive; e.g. if you’ve qualified for Intro, Prelim & Novice, you can compete in Prelim & Novice championships but not Intro & Novice championships. Warm up classes can cover 3 levels. Each Qualification Number allows you to enter one championship class: At the same level as your qualification test OR a level above your qualification test. You DO NOT have to compete in exactly the same TEST as your qualification, only the same LEVEL or above. TOURS are groups of classes, divided by competence and measurable points/winnings restrictions – please respect the spirit of each level as well as the letter of the law. You CAN compete across Tours if you fit the restrictions. If you are outside the restrictions for the class that you qualified in, you can voluntarily upgrade to a higher level.
DRESSAGE QUALIFIER RULES

DRESSAGE CHAMPIONSHIPS SMALL TOUR CHAMPIONSHIPS Small Tour Intro: Horse/Pony: During the period 1st January 2017 to the date of this year’s Sunshine Tour Championship horses/ponies not to have earned any BD points. Horse, Rider & Combination: BD Intro Bronze restrictions apply to horse, rider or combination of both. British Eventing Record: Combination not to have earned any BE points or BE foundation points. Rider not to have competed at BE 100 or above. Small Tour Prelim: Horse/Pony: During the period 1st January 2017 to the date of this year’s Sunshine Tour Championship horses/ponies not to have earned any BD points. Horse, Rider & Combination: BD Prelim Bronze restrictions apply to horse, rider or combination of both. British Eventing Record: Combination not to have earned any BE points or BE foundation points. Rider not to have competed at BE 100 or above. Small Tour Novice: Horse/Pony: Not to have earned more than 20 BD points. If horse/pony has more points than permitted, but NONE earned during the period 1st January 2017 to the date of this year’s Sunshine Tour Championship, they are eligible. Horse, Rider & Combination: BD Novice Bronze restrictions apply to horse, rider or combination of both. British Eventing Record: Combination not to have earned any BE points or more than 50 BE foundation points. Rider not to have competed at BE Novice or above.

GRAND TOUR CHAMPIONSHIPS Grand Tour Prelim: Horse/Pony: Not to have earned more than 20 BD points. If horse/pony has more points than permitted, but NONE earned during the period 1st January 2017 to the date of this year’s Sunshine Tour Championship, they are eligible. Horse, Rider & Combination: BD Prelim Bronze restrictions apply to horse, rider or combination of both. British Eventing Record: Combination not to have earned more than 10 BE points. Rider not to have competed at BE Novice or above. Grand Tour Novice: Horse/Pony: Not to have earned more than 50 BD points. If horse/pony has more points than permitted, but NONE earned during the period 1st January 2017 to the date of this year’s Sunshine Tour Championship, they are eligible. Horse, Rider & Combination: BD Novice Bronze restrictions apply to horse, rider or combination of both. British Eventing Record: Combination not to have earned more than 20 BE points. Rider not to have competed at BE Intermediate or above. Grand Tour Elementary: Horse/Pony: Not to have earned more than 100 BD points. If horse/pony has more points than permitted, but NONE earned during the period 1st January 2017 to the date of this year’s Sunshine Tour Championship, they are eligible. Horse, Rider & Combination: BD Elementary Bronze restrictions apply to horse, rider or combination of both. British Eventing Record: Combination not to have earned more than 30 BE points. Rider not to have competed at BE Advanced Intermediate or above.
For all rules check out www.sunshinetour.co.uk
The 2021 Championships are being held on 16th – 19th September at the All England Showground, Hickstead.
Qualifiers at Shows between April & July inclusive.

ESUK CHAMPIONSHIP RULES

This show is affiliated to Equine Sports UK (ESUK) Grassroots Championships taking place at Arena UK, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 2EF on the 30th July – 1st August 2021. The three highest placed exhibits will qualify in each class. Download a qualification form off the website and take it along with you to your local show. Even if the show is not holding qualifiers, if you get placed in the top 3, ask the judge to sign and complete the form. Send the form to the address on the website, the qualification will be valid once verified with the relevant show secretary.
DDRC Shows between April and July 2021 inclusive include qualifiers for ESUK.
Equine Sports UK Grassroots Championships are held solely for grass-roots competitors. We respectfully remind all competitors to enter in the spirit of grassroots championships. To avoid confusion our definition of Grassroots is as follows: Definition of a grassroots rider – a person who engages in the most basic level of horse-riding (as opposed to an amateur – a person who engages in a pursuit, especially a sport, on an unpaid basis) The following restrictions apply and are excluded from the Championships: Professional Riders, (those who make a full-time living out of buying, selling, producing, breaking, schooling, teaching, grooming, training or competing). Horses/Ponies/Riders combination not to have qualified or competed in any classes at Olympia, RIHS or Horse of the Year Show including Search for a Star in the past five years. Rider not to have ridden at Olympia, RIHS, Horse of the Year Show including Search for a Star in the past five years. IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBT ABOUT YOUR ELIGIBILITY TO COMPETE AT ESUK, PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE ENTERING. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE CHAMPIONSHIPS IF THEY ARE REPORTED AND FOUND TO BE INELIGIBLE. Show Jumping Horse/Pony/Rider combination not to have earned more than twenty five (25) British Show Jumping points by 1st August 2018 (does not apply to BS Club points). Adults may only compete in the Show Jumping Classes on Ponies in the Adult on Ponies section, provided the pony is 133cms or over and the riders height and weight is appropriate. The same Pony/Horse may not be ridden by another rider in the same Pony/Horse Show Jumping Classes. Any Horse/Pony and Rider Combination may only compete in three Show Jumping Classes on each day. Classes entered must follow each height level, example: 70cm, 80cm, 90cm NOT 60cm, 80cm, 90cm. Ponies may not compete in the Horse Show Jumping Classes. Children may compete on horses in the Horse Show Jumping Classes provided they are 13 years of age or over as of the 1st January 2018. Horses/Ponies must be entered in their Passport Registered Name not their Stable Name. Passports will be checked against entered name in all Show Jumping Classes and BS records confirmed. Weighted back boots are forbidden in all Show Jumping Classes. British Show Jumping Stallion Grading Rules do not apply. All Stallions must wear a white tail ribbon and be handled/ridden correctly at all times. A fall of horse or rider in any Class will result in disqualification and they MUST leave the ring dismounted. Dressage Horse/Pony/Rider combination not to have earned more than five (5) BD points by 1st August 2018 No whips or spurs are permitted in any of the Championship Classes (does not apply to Open Classes) No callers are permitted in any of the Championship Classes (does not apply to Open Classes)
ESUK CHAMPIONSHIP RULES Showing Horses/Ponies must not have been professionally produced or trained for the show ring, or kept in training or livery at a professional showing yard since 1st August 2017. Horses/Ponies bought from a professional showing producer after 1st January 2018 are not eligible to compete in the 2018 Championships. Horses/Ponies cannot be ridden at the Championships by a rider that has ridden for a professional producer/trainer/groom at any time (unless in lead rein classes). Horses/Ponies and riders cannot have received any help from a professional producer/trainer/groom at any show since 1st January 2018. Competitors will not be allowed into the showing ring late, after the class has been asked to trot. Stallions and colts over 138cms may not be ridden or led by juniors who have not attained their 14th birthday before 1st January 2018. All riders/handlers must be three years old or over. Ponies/horses must be four years old and over in all ridden classes. The age shall be calculated from the 1st January in the year of its birth. Stallions or colts may NOT be entered in the Young Handler, Lead Rein, First Ridden, M&M LR or FR or any Show Pony Class. In all lead rein classes, ponies not to exceed 128cm. In the event of a rider having to leave his pony in the showing ring, during the judging of a class, to enable him to participate in another class, then the rider must complete his show both ridden and in-hand. During In-hand classes/sections including WHP Phase II sections, if an animal gets loose from its handler it will result in disqualification. Hind boots are not permitted in any Working Hunter class. Front boots including over-reach boots of a plain colour may be used for Phase 1 of the WHP/WH classes ONLY and must be removed before Phase 2. General No horse/pony can be entered more than once for any class One rider may enter more than one different horse/pony in Show Jumping, Dressage and Working Hunter classes. The judge’s decision is final. Objections must be made in writing within 30 minutes after the class has finished and must be accompanied by a £50 deposit which will only be refunded if the objection is upheld. Competitors take part entirely at their own risk. It is strongly advised that all competitors have a third-party liability insurance in place when competing at our Championships. It is strongly recommended and the responsibility of all horse/pony owners to ensure that their animals are fully vaccinated against equine flu. Riders must wear correctly fitted headgear which conforms with the current legal standards whilst mounted anywhere on the showground with their chin straps fastened at all times. A rider whose hat comes off will be eliminated. A rider, whose strap comes undone whilst competing, must on penalty of elimination replace it or fasten it before continuing. They may stop without penalty to fasten the strap. No rider may compete in ESUK classes with any type of broken limb. Competitors must be correctly dressed when competing, i.e. hat, jacket, collar and tie/stock, jodhpurs and riding boots. No items of saddlery or equipment is to be misused. Competitors shall not ill-treat their animals at any time whether by misuse or excessive use of a whip. No whips or spurs are allowed to be used in the gymkhana classes. Ponies/horses must be four years old and over in all ridden classes. The age shall be calculated from the 1st January in the year of its birth. All competitors must be the right age/height for the animal. A fall of horse or rider in any Class will result in disqualification and they MUST leave the ring dismounted. Animals displaying continued disobedience, or animals leaving the ring whether mounted or dismounted will be disqualified. Cantering on the showground is not allowed – except in the rings or working in area. Pedestrians must not walk in the Horse Walks at any time unless handling a horse/pony. Bicycles are not allowed in any areas where horses/ponies are competing or exercising. No person shall behave in an offensive or abusive or unpleasant manner to any person at the show. No fires, barbecues or naked flames are allowed on the show ground. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and all poop picked up and disposed of in rubbish bins.

H.O.P.E. SHOW QUALIFICATION

H.O.P.E.’S BEST OF THE BEST SUPREME NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL QUALIFIER 2021
THE FINAL TO BE HELD AT H.O.P.E.’S SUPREME SHOW, WESTON LAWNS EQUITATION, BEDWORTH ROAD, BULKINGTON, BEDWORTH, CV12 9JA– ON SUNDAY 22nd AUGUST 2022.
ALL IN HAND AND RIDDEN CHAMPIONS QUALIFY.
IF THE CHAMPION HAS ALREADY QUALIFIED, THE RESERVE CHAMPION WILL QUALIFY.
IF THE CHAMPION & RESERVE HAVE ALREADY QUALIFIED THEN 1ST RESERVE WILL QUALIFY.
N.B. IF NO RIDDEN CHAMPIONSHIP TAKES PLACE THEN FIRST PLACE WILL QUALIFY. IF FIRST PLACE HAS ALREADY QUALIFIED THEN SECOND PLACE WILL QUALIFY AND SO ON DOWN TO THIRD PLACE.
QUALIFICATION CARDS WILL BE HANDED OUT IN THE RING.
HORSE OWNERS & PONY EXHIBITORS
MRS S.J. HIRONS 01455 220665/07946321803 hironsuade@talktalk.net

Concours d’Elegance of Great Britain

Elegance & History combined First, second and third placed horses/ponies not already qualified in eligible classes will qualify for the Champion of Britain Title classes to be held at Arena UK, Grantham on Addington Manor, Buckingham on Sunday 5th September 2021. If a horse/pony has already qualified, cards may be handed down to 6th place at judge’s discretion. Each qualified horse/pony will receive a qualification card in the ring which will enable the owner to enter the Championship Show, provided the owner and rider/handler are, or become registered with the Concours d’Elegance Society within 21 days of the qualifying show. No horse registration is required. For up to date information telephone the secretary on 07960 107 111 or see www.eqconcoursgb.com

THE SHOWING REGISTER QUALIFIER RULES

TSR NAF Five Star Showing Finals – This show is a qualifier for the 2021 TSR NAF Five Star 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 NAF Five Star Riders Finals – 1st & 2nd riders qualify and will receive a qualification flyer in the ring. TSR NAF Five Star In Hand Finals – The two highest placed Handlers with a TSR In Hand sheet will qualify in any In Hand class. Handlers MUST have their sheet signed in the ring by the judge/steward, cards are available FREE from the TSR website. Full details at https://www.theshowingregister.co.uk/ Equifest & BSHA Intro Championships – With a TSR qualification flyer you can also enter Equifest 18-22 Aug at Peterbrough www.equifest.org.uk & the BSHA Intro Champs in Sept at Addington Equestrian Centre – You do not have to be a BSHA member to qualify or enter the final. See http://www.britishshowhorse.org TSR Medal Awards – TSR members can collect qualification cards & signatures and redeem for a TSR Medal see TSR website for details. [layerslider id=”2″] Qualifier classes are as follows: Riding Horse or Pony (Class 29) Lead Rein (Class 34A) First Ridden (Class 34B) Riding Club Horse/Pony Club Pony (Class 37) Ridden Part Breds (Class 35) Ridden Mountain & Moorland (Class 32) Ridden Coloured/Odd Coloured (Class 33) Ridden Veteran (Class 38) Ridden Hunter (Class 30) Ridden Cobs (Class 28) TSR Medal Awards – TSR members can collect qualification cards & signatures and redeem for a TSR Medal see TSR website for details. Full details at www.theshowingregister.co.uk

TGCA TOYS In Hand and Ridden Classes

No known breeding required to enter these classes
No Membership required to Enter these Classes
TGCA Breed classes are qualifiers for the Best of Breed Finals at the Traditional Gypsy Cob Association’s (TGCA) National Breed Championship Show “TOYS”.
Traditional Classes are open to all traditional gypsy cobs and are qualifiers for the Traditional Finals 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 a traditional gypsy cob.
Stallions – All stallions (four years and over) in order to enter any TGCA affiliated class MUST be TGCA registered, have passed TGCA stallion 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.
Current TGCA members must present their Membership card and Qualification card to the judge in the ring for signature.
Non-members MUST 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
Quest for a Star Championship – TGC – 1st, 2nd and 3rd from the TGCA classes above may go forward to the Quest for a Star Championship as per below rule.
ONLY current TGCA members and horse/pony that is already TGCA registered can exhibit in this championship.
Membership card and Members qualification card (specific to that exhibit) must be presented upon entry into the ring. The Champion and Reserve qualify for the Ultimate Star Championships at TOYS.
Qualifier Shows will be April-June inclusive at DDRC.
Qualifier classes are as follows: Youngstock (Class 14) In Hand Cobs (Class 18) Ridden Cobs (Class 28)