Horses

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Entry Fees

Members (only applies to fully paid up Members as at 1 April of the current year)Non Members
£12£15
There is a £3 compulsory 1st aid fee for all entries & a £1.50 booking fee for on-line entriesThere is a £3 compulsory 1st aid fee for all entries and £1.50 booking fee for on-line entries
A fee of £5.00 per horse, per class, entered will be made for all late entriesIn order to accept late entries, Competitor names will not be listed in the Programme

Prizes

Please note:  Prize & appearance money vouchers will be presented in the ring and will be paid via Bacs after the Show. Please return your completed voucher to the Horse Secretary

No in class1st2nd3rd
1 - 2£20--
3 - 4£20£15-
5+£20£15£10
  1. Passports must be held for all equines competing at the Show.
  2. Ponies are restricted to the heights laid down by their appropriate breed society.
  3. Brood mares must be 4yrs or older and all foals must be at least 3 weeks old on the day of the Show. Foals must accompany their dam into the ring and be led alongside the mare as far as is practicable.
  4. Any horse or pony competing at the Show will be liable to dope testing.
  5. Riders must have attained their 3rd birthday in all ridden classes.
  6. Correct riding attire must be worn & correctly secured British Standard skull caps/riding hats to ALL PAS 015; VG1; (BS) EN1384 2017; ASTM F116304a onwards; SNELL E2001; SNELL E2016; AS/NZS 3838 2003 onwards and must be worn at all times when mounted and by handlers aged 14 years and under in In Hand Classes.
  7. No spurs shall be worn in junior classes.
  8. All exhibitors must have public liability/third party insurance. Please ensure you carry your insurance documents with you as Stewards may require evidence.
  9. Your Personal Data
    All exhibitors will need to provide the Breed Societies with certain personal information relating to themselves.  Your privacy is extremely important, for further information on how the Societies will use that personal information please refer to the relevant Breed Society websites.
  10. A valid passport and vaccination record must accompany the horse to the Show.  It must be available for inspection and produced on request at any time during the Show, or the horse will not be able to compete.
  11. Alresford & District Agricultural Society strongly recommends all horse are vaccinated against Equine Flu, in the event of a local outbreak – passports may be checked.

Main Ring

ClassApprox TimeEvent
108.30The Tony & Sue Walden Novice Ridden Hunter
2The Sheen Stickland Open Ridden Hunter
3The Barn Store Working Hunter
The Stokes & Co. Hunter Ridden Championship
411.00RoR Tattersalls Former Racehorse Challenge 2022
11.30The Cedar Veterinary Group Pony Club Relay
11.55The Paris Smith Parade of the Hampshire Hunt Hounds
12.15The Partridge of Hampshire Birds of Prey Display
512.45The Hartog Dental Heavy Horse In Harness
13.05The Wallops Woods Ltd. Palmer Marlborough Clinkard Meon Valley Beagles
613.25The Mr & Mrs P Huxley SSA Side Saddle Costume Concours d’Elegance
13.45Pony Club Relay
14.10Parade of the Southdowns Bloodhounds
714.30The Rathbones Heavy Horse Turnout Class
The Carter Jonas Heavy Horse Parade
14.50The Wallops Woods Ltd. Palmer Marlborough Clinkard Meon Valley Beagles
15.15The BCM Grand Parade of Livestock
16.00The Partridge of Hampshire Birds of Prey Display
16.30The Tony & Sue Walden Vintage Machinery Parade
The Hunt Forest Group Modern Machinery Parade

Ring One

ClassApprox TimeEvent
10108.30RoR Tattersalls Open Ridden Show Series Qualifier 2022
102Ridden Show Cob
103Ridden Hacks & Riding Horses
Ridden Championship (classes 102-103)
104The Ann Leonard Ridden Competition Horse or Pony
105The Charters Estate Agents Side Saddle Association Equitation
The Liphook Equine Hospital Championship (classes 101,104 & 105)
12.00Course Building
10612.30The Rural Business Hub Starters Show Jumping - 45cm
107The Harrow Inn - Open Show Jumping - 60cm
108The North Motor Company - Open Show Jumping - 70cm
109The Authorn Open Show Jumping - 80cm
110The Raimes English Sparkling Open Show Jumping - 90cm
111Paw Paddock Chase Me Charlie

Ring Two

ClassApprox TimeEvent
20109.00The Holden Farm Camping Lead Rein Open Showing
202The Holden Farm Camping First Ridden Open
Mini Championship (classes 201-202)
203The Little Red Rooster Novice Working Hunter Pony - 153cm
204The Little Red Rooster Open Working Hunter Pony - 153cm
Working Hunter Pony Championship (classes 203-204)
205Not before 12.00NPS/Ringside Stud M&M Small Breeds Ridden
206NPS/Ringside Stud M&M Large Breeds Ridden
M&M Championship (classes 205-206)
207Riding & Pony Club Horse or Pony
208Best Hunting Pony
209The Air Improve Ridden Veteran
210The Butler & Co. Ridden Coloured Horse or Pony
211The John Woolley Ltd. Coloured Horse or Pony In Hand
Coloured Horse Championship (classes 210-211)
212Competition Horse or Pony In Hand
213Veteran Mixed Age In Hand
Championship (Classes 207-213)

Ring Three

ClassApprox TimeEvent
30110.00Heavy Horse - Gelding 4yrs & over
302Heavy Horse - Mare 4 yrs & over
303Heavy Horse - Foal
304Heavy Horse - Filly, Colt or Gelding 1, 2 or 3yr old
305Not Before 14.00NPS/Equestrian Marketplace M&M Small Breeds In Hand 1, 2, 3 yr old
306NPS/Equestrian Marketplace M&M Large Breeds In Hand 1, 2, 3 yr old
307NPS/Saracens Horse Feeds Home Produced M&M Small Breeds In Hand
308NPS/Saracens Horse Feeds Home Produced M&M Large Breeds In Hand
309NPS/Equestrian Marketplace M&M Small Breeds In Hand 4 yrs & over
310NPS/Equestrian Marketplace M&M Large Breeds In Hand 4 yrs & over

Classes

CLASS 1  The Tony & Sue Walden Novice Ridden Hunter – Mares & geldings 4 yrs old & over exceeding 153cm, not to have won a prize in any ridden hunter class value £10 or more.
The Walden Salver PCC to the winner.

The HH Supporters Club PCC for the highest placed local hunter, horse/rider living within a radius of 12 miles of the showground. Those eligible to wear WHITE Armbands.

CLASS 2  The Sheen Stickland Open Ridden Hunter – Mares & geldings 4 yrs old and over, exceeding 153cm.
The Parsons PCC to the winner.
The South Down Bloodhounds PCC to the highest placed local hunter, horse/rider living within a radius of 12 miles of the showground. Those eligible to wear WHITE armbands.

CLASS 3  The Barn-Store Working Hunter Mares & geldings 4 yrs old or over, exceeding 153cm. Jumps approx. 90cm.
The Nita Gary PCC to the winner.
The Catherston Thunderstorm PCC to the highest placed hunter 158cm or under. Those eligible  to wear RED armbands.

The Stokes & Co. Hunter Championship
1st & 2nd prize winners from classes 1 – 3
The John Gray PCC to the winner.

BEST SHOD HORSE
Kindly sponsored by G N Hurst, Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Farriers
A Competition sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Farriers, for the Best Shod Horse in the Hunter Section, Classes 1, 2 & 3. The Judge will examine each horse before or during the line-up for preliminary judging, taking into consideration the following:
a)   Condition of the feet
b)   The making (or preparation) and fitting of the shoes
c)   The Nailing and position of the clips
Normal shoes and showing plates are equally acceptable, providing, they are suitable for the horse. The Worshipful Company of Farriers will award:
A Rosette and an Inscribed Card to the winner in each Class
A brass plaque to the overall winner
A brass plaque to the Registered Farrier responsible for its feet and shoeing

Prize Money £10 to the best shod in each class.

CLASS 4  RoR Tattersalls Former Racehorse Challenge 2022. Mare or gelding 4yrs old or over and of any height. Riders must be 15 years or over on the 1st January 2022. Horses to be ridden in any suitable bridle and should be plaited. All entries must be registered with RoR and HAVE raced in GB. Racing injuries and blemishes ARE IGNORED in this series. The first three go forward to the final at The Jockey Club RoR National Championships, Aintree, August 2023. The judge will NOT ride. Horses may be stripped for conformation at the discretion of the judge.
Competitors must wear a safety/kite mark hard hat with a chinstrap. All those entering horses and/or participating in the show agree to be bound by the Retraining of Racehorses Rules and Regulations from time to time in force. The class to be judged 50% jumping, 20% Style while jumping and performance and 30% awarded for show, manners and suitability to be retrained.
PHASE 1
Jumping to be judged:
8 rustic jumps 3 foot (90cm) to 3 foot 3 inches (1m) with a maximum spread of 95cm).
The following points to be deducted at the end of each jumping round:
10 points to be deducted for a knock down.
15 points to be deducted for a refusal.
20 points for second refusal.
Elimination for third refusal or fall or Error of Course.

PHASE 2
Class returns without boots and judged for an individual show/conformation. (In some                classes, at the judge’s discretion, horses might be asked to do a ‘show’ following their                jumping without leaving the ring. This is often the case with a large number in the class)
Each horse to complete an individual show of no longer than 1 ½ minutes. Show to include the
following movements:
Walk, Trot, canter showing change of leg, extended canter (gallop) halt and stand, walk off on     long rein. Total marks out of 30% for Show, manners and suitability to be retrained.               Fences for the final at Aintree can be up to a maximum of 3’6” (1.05m)
Prizes :
Rosettes and Vouchers 1st to 3rd place.
1st £30 plus RoR prize, 2nd £20 3rd £10
RoR prizes will not be awarded to RoR qualifiers with numbers forward of two or less,                however qualification for the final will stand.
Veteran prize (15+): £20 voucher to be redeemed from RoR office and qualification for the Veteran Final at The Jockey Club RoR National Championships at Aintree 2023.

CLASS 5      The Hartog Dental Heavy Horse in Harness. This class will be judged on 50% horse, 50% turnout.
The Collins PCC to the winner.

 CLASS 6      The Mr and Mrs Huxley Side Saddle Costume Concours d’Elegance. The sole criterion for this class is the elegance of the picture presented by horse/pony and rider, and the way of going of the horse/pony. Safe tack must be used. Detailed inspection of the rider’s period costume is not required. Fancy dress is not permitted. Competitors are required to walk, trot and canter. No individual show is required, but the judge may ask a small group of 3 or 4 riders to give a short display. A special rosette will be awarded to the highest placed adult and junior Members of the SSA carrying their current Championship Points card. Competitors should produce a brief résumé about their costumes for the Commentator. Juniors must wear hats to current Safety Standard or above for this class. Adult riders not wearing such hats do so at their own risk.
Competitors are requested to provide details of their costume for the commentator.
The Basil Samuel PCC to the winner.

 CLASS 7    The Rathbone Heavy Horse Open Turnout. Single, pair, 2 or 4 wheeled vehicles allowed.
The Chrystal PCC to the winner.

CLASS 101  RoR Tattersalls OPEN Ridden Show Series Qualifier 2022.    Thoroughbred mare or gelding, 4years old or over, any height. Riders must   be 15 years or over on the 1st January 2022. Horses should be ridden in a snaffle, Pelham or simple double bridle with a plain cavesson noseband. Horses should be plaited.  The first THREE go forward to the    championship at Hickstead in June 2023. All entries MUST be registered with the RoR and         include their competition registration number on entry form and have RACED in GB.  All those entering horses and/or participating in the show agree to be bound by the Retraining of Racehorses Rules and regulations from time to time in force.  Please be aware that the show will split the class on the horse’s last run in a race (NH or Flat) or will provide 2 ride judges should the entries exceed 20.    Please mark your entry form accordingly. Competitors must         wear a safety/kite mark hard hat with a chinstrap.
Racing injuries and blemishes will NOT be ignored in this series
Prizes : Rosettes 1st – 4th  and  Vouchers 1st to 3rd  place.
Veteran prize (15+) – £20 voucher to be redeemed from RoR office and qualification for the           Veteran Final at The Jockey Club RoR National Championships at Aintree.
RoR prizes will not be awarded to RoR qualifiers with numbers forward of two or less, however qualification for the final will stand.
1st £40 plus RoR prize, 2nd £30, 3rd £20.
The Cross PCC awarded to the winner.

CLASS 102 Ridden Show Cobs.  Mares and geldings, 4years old and over. Open to lightweight/heavyweight cobs, exceeding 148cm but not exceeding 155cm.
The Burge PCC to the winner.

CLASS 103  Ridden Hacks and Riding Horses.  Mares and geldings, 4years old and over. Exceeding 148cms. Please note that this class may be split into separate sections if sufficient numbers are entered.

RIDDEN CHAMPIONSHIP
1st & 2nd prize winners from classes 102 – 103.
The Denis Blanchard PCC to the winner.

CLASS 104  The Ann Leonard Competition Horse or Pony RiddenMare, gelding or stallion 4years old and over. Riders any age.

Class 105   The Charters Estate Agents Side Saddle Association Equitation Championships Open Qualifying ClassRun under S.S.A rules defined in the current Members Handbook.  Open to S.S.A. Members and Non-Members. Registered Members carrying their current Championship Points card are eligible for S.S.A.  Juniors must wear Hats to current Safety Standard or above.
Rosettes to 3rd adult place and 3rd junior places and S.S.A. Championship points.
Southernden Farm offers a rosette to the highest placed Members under 14years on 1st January of the current year.
A rosette in memory of the late Mr R Philpot is offered to the adult Member and Manor Grange Stud Show Centre to the Junior Member judged to be the best turned out.
The Begg PCC to the winner.

CHAMPIONSHIP  1st & 2nd prize winners from classes 101, 104 & 105.
The Dick Corbett PCC to the winner

CLASS 106       The Rural Business Hub Starters Show Jumping.  Open to horses & ponies. Jump height 45cm.
The Wilstead PCC to the winner.

CLASS 107       The Harrow Inn Open Jumping.  Open to horses and ponies.  Jump height 60cm.
The Baigent PCC to the winner.

CLASS 108       The North Motor Company Open Show Jumping. Jump height 70cm
The Tom Barnes Memorial Trophy to the winner.

CLASS 109       The Authorn Open Show Jumping.  Open to horses and ponies.  Jump height 80cm.
The Searles PCC to the winner.

CLASS 110       The Raimes English Sparkling Open Show Jumping.  Open to horses and ponies.  Jump height 90cm.
The Palmer PCC to the winner.

Classes 106-110
A Rosette to the highest placed local within a 12 mile radius of the showground (see map on Page 14).  Those eligible to wear WHITE armbands.

CLASS 111       Paw Paddock Chase Me Charlie.  Open to all.
The Swan Hotel PCC to the winner.

CLASS 201       The Holden Farm Camping Lead Rein Open Showing.  Open to any type of pony 128cm and under and ridden by a child of 12 years and under.
The Harry Curtis PCC to the winner.

CLASS 202       The Holden Farm Camping First Ridden.  Open to any type of pony 128cm and under and ridden by a child 12 years and under.
The R H Corbett PCC to the winner.

MINI CHAMPIONSHIP 1st & 2nd prize winners from classes 201 and 202.

CLASS 203    The Little Red Rooster Novice Working Hunter Pony.  Ponies 4years and over not exceeding 153cm.  Riders any age.  Ponies under 133cm, height of fences: 60cm.  Ponies under 153cm, height of fences: 75cm.  Open to any breed not to have won a prize in any ridden hunter class valued £10 or more – turnout to type. 

CLASS 204    The Little Red Rooster Open Working Hunter Pony.  Ponies 4years and over not exceeding 153cm.  Riders any age.  Ponies under 133cm, heights of fences: 70cm.  Ponies under 153cm, height of fences: 85cm. Open to any breed – turnout to type.

Working Hunter Pony Championship.  1st & 2nd prize winners from classes 203 & 204.
The Tilling PCC to the winner

CLASS 205       The NPS/Ringside Stud M&M Small Breeds Ridden.  Open to registered Dartmoor, Exmoor, Shetland, New Forest, Welsh Section A or B mares, stallions & geldings, 4years old or over. Rider any age.

CLASS 206       The NPS/Ringside Stud M&M Large Breeds Ridden.  Open to Dales, Fell, Highland, New Forest, Welsh Section C & D mares, stallions and geldings, 4 years old and over.  Rider any age.
The Ned Corbett PCC to the best New Forest in classes 205 and 206.

M&M RIDDEN CHAMPIONSHIP 1st & 2nd prize winners from classes 205 and 206.
The Poulton PCC to the winner.

CLASS 207       Riding & Pony Club Horse or Pony.  Mare or gelding, 4 years old and over. Riders any age.  Suitable for all riding and pony club events.  Competitors will be required to give a brief show to incorporate a small jump.
The Mrs Uvedale Corbett PCC awarded to the best over 148cm.
The Frank Stubbs PCC awarded to the best under 148cms, local pony/rider residing within 12 miles of the showground (see map on Page 14).  Those eligible to wear WHITE armbands.

CLASS 208       Best Hunting Pony.  Mare or gelding, 4years old and over, not exceeding 153cm. Riders 18 years and under.  Brief individual show to incorporate a small fence.
The Skeggs PCC awarded to the winner.

CLASS 209  The Air Improve Ltd Ridden Veteran.  Open to Horses & Ponies 15years old and over.
The George Vellacott PCC to the winner.

CHAMPIONSHIP CLASSES 207-213

The NPS/Standinghat Stud & Show Team Ridden Silver Medal Rosette is offered by the NPS for the best registered pony owned by a BPS qualifying or Life Member in the M&M ridden section excluding Leading Rein & First Ridden. Membership cards MUST BE presented in the ring to receive the medal and/or the qualification.

CLASS 210       The Butler & Co. Ridden Coloured. 

There will be a ten minute break between classes to allow time to compete in both classes.

CLASS 211  The John Woolley Ltd. In Hand Coloured.

COLOURED HORSE CHAMPIONSHIP 1st & 2nd prize winners from classes 210 & 211.
The John Gore Trenchard PCC to the winner

CLASS 212  Competition Horse or Pony in Hand.
The Mrs M Begg Rose Bowl PCC to the winner.

CLASS 213       Veteran in Hand.  Open to Horse or Pony 15years old & over.
The Farol PCC to the winner.

CLASS 301       Heavy Horse gelding 4 years old & over.

CLASS 302       Heavy Horse mare with or without foal at foot, 4years and over.

CLASS 303       Heavy Horse foal exhibited with its dam in class 302.

CLASS 304       Heavy Horse filly, colt or gelding 1, 2 or 3 years old.

MOUNTAIN AND MOORLAND IN HAND REGULATIONS
NPS Qualifying Rounds: These classes are judged under the Rules of the NPS.  Ponies must be registered in the main body of their respective Mountain and Moorland Stud Books.  Part breds are not eligible for Mountain and Moorland classes.  To compete in Show Pony and Show Hunter Pony classes ponies must be registered in the NPS British Riding Pony Stud Book, Register, Appendix, International or Sports Pony section of the BRPSB.  Part-Breds are not eligible unless entered in the NPS British Riding Pony Stud Book, Register, Appendix, International or Sports Pony section of the BRPSB.  Qualifying rounds for most NPS competitions are open to ponies owned by NPS members and non-members but only ponies owned by adult NPS Qualifying or Life Members are eligible to qualify for the final of the competition at the NPS Summer Championship 2023.
The highest placed pony, if owned by NPS member, will qualify for the final.  Qualification may be passed down to third place if the first and second placed ponies are already qualified.
NPS/Rosettes Direct Home-produced Ridden Championship – Riders of home-produced ponies (see definition in the NPS rules book) can wear a white armband in classes where this is indicated.  These ponies, if owned by NPS members, are then eligible to qualify for the final at the NPS Summer Championship Show. The owners Membership cards MUST be produced in the ring when requested or the Qualification will be forfeit.

CLASS 305       The NPS/Equestrian Market Place M & M Small Breed in Hand Summer            Championship.  Stallions, mares or geldings 1, 2 or 3 years old.
The Greenmantle Rose Bowl to the winner.

CLASS 306       The NPS/Equestrian Market Place Large Breed M & M in Hand Summer            Championship.  Stallions, mares or geldings 1, 2 or 3 years old.
The Walsh Gleneagles PCC to the winner.

CLASS 307       The NPS/Saracens Horse Feeds Small Breed M & M Home Produced in Hand National Championship.  Stallions, mares or geldings any age.

CLASS 308       The NPS/Saracens Horse Feeds M & M Large Breed Home Produced in Hand  National Championship.  Stallions, mares or geldings any age.

CLASS 309       The NPS/Rosettes Direct Home Produced Ridden Championship.  Stallions,      mares or geldings 4 years or over.
The Kingsmead Evita PCC to the highest placed Welsh Section A or B.

CLASS 310       The NPS/Equestrian Market Place Large Breed M & M Home Produced in Hand Summer Championship.  Stallions, mares or geldings 4 years or over.
The Wheelydown Sonnet Memorial Salver for the best New Forest.
The Kentchurch PCC to the highest placed Welsh Section C or D.

The M & M in Hand Championship.  1st and 2nd prize winners from classes 305 to 310.
The Egerton PCC to the winner.

The NPS/Killmannan Stud Silver Medal Rosette is offered by the NPS for the best registered pony owned by a NPS Qualifying or Life Member in the M&M in Hand Section.
The following breed society rosettes will be awarded to the best in breed: Connemara, Welsh, Fells, Highland, Dales, Shetland, Exmoor, Dartmoor, Shetland.  Membership cards must be presented in the ring to receive the rosette.

The Sponsors Rosette is also awarded to the pony receiving the qualification. Membership cards must be presented in the ring to receive the medal and/or qualification.

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