LONGTON RIDING CLUB

2019 SHOW SCHEDULE

 Entry Fees

All classes except those listed below                             £5.00 Members           £9.00 non-members

Clear Round Jumping Class 1 & 5                                 £4.00 Members           £4.00 non-members

Practice Working Hunter Class 25a & 25b                     £4.00 Members           £4.00 non-members

Gymkhana per 3 games                                                 £7.00 Members           £10.00 non-members

Novelty Classes (not eligible for LRC points)                 £3.00

First Aid Contribution per rider per day                          £3.00

Prize Money

£5 to 1st place (5 entries or more), £3 to 2nd place (7 entries or more)

It is the responsibility of the rider to collect the prize money from the announcement desk on the day.

No prize money will be given after the show. Please note that 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.

 NEW FOR 2019  - JOKER CARD   - Double your points for one show. Collect from the entries desk on the day you decide to play it. One per member per season.

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

 Class 1            CLEAR ROUND JUMPING 50cm

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

 Class 2            BEGINNERS JUMPING JUNIOR/SENIOR

This class is open to junior/senior members, riding either horses/ponies. Competitors in this class are not eligible to compete in classes 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 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            JUNIOR/SENIOR 60cms JUMPING                                          

Horse or Pony any height, rider any age.

Class 4            JUNIOR/SENIOR 70cms JUMPING

                        Horse or Pony any height, rider any age.

NOT BEFORE 1.00PM

Class 5         CLEAR ROUND JUMPING 75cmHorse or Pony any height, rider any age.            

Class 6        JUNIOR/SENIOR 80cms JUMPING          Horse/Pony any height, rider any age.

Class 7       ACCUMULATOR with JOKER FENCE

  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 timi

Class 8            JUNIOR/SENIOR 90cms JUMPING          Horse/Pony any height, rider any age.

Class 9            OPEN JUMPING 100cm – 110cm            Horse/Pony any height, rider any age.

Members who compete in classes 3,4,6,7,8 & 9 are eligible for the SJ Championship at the end of the season. The Adrian Ross Perpetual Trophy

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 Byelaws 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.

 

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

Not before 10:30am

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 122cm.  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 12 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. Max height 128cm.                                   

                         

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.

Not before 2:00pm

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 18 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.

 Members who compete in classes 11,12,30,39 & 40 are eligible for the M&M Championship at the end of the season. The Chadwick Trophy.

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.

 

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

 Class 25a       CLEAR ROUND WORKING HUNTER 50CM

                         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

Class 26          JUNIOR BEGINNERS WORKING HUNTER 60CM

To be ridden by a Junior member. 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 60CM

To be ridden by a Senior MemberNo spurs. Competitors not eligible to compete in any other WH Class on the same day.The point's winner at the end of the season would not be eligible for this class in future seasons. Max height 60cm

Class 28          JUNIOR NOVICE WORKING HUNTER HORSE/PONY 70CM

To be ridden by a Junior, under 18yrs on the 1st January in the current year. Max height 70cm

Class 29          SENIOR NOVICE WORKING HUNTER 70CM

To be ridden by a Junior, under 18yrs on the 1st January in the current year. Max height 70cm

Not before 1.00 p.m.

Class 25b        CLEAR ROUND WORKING HUNTER 70CM 

Horse or Pony any height, rider any age. Fences will not exceed 70cm. No entries taken after 1.00pm. This class will close at 1.30pm

Class 30          M & M WORKING HUNTER 70CM To be ridden by Junior or Senior. Native breeds only. To be shown in natural state. Max height 70cm

Class 31          INTERMEDIATE WORKING HUNTER HORSE/PONY 80CM  To be ridden by a Junior or Senior. Max height 80cm

Class 32          OPEN WORKING HUNTER HORSE/PONY 90-100CM  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 28, 29, 31, & 32 are eligible for the WH Championship -The Billington Trophy at the end of the season

Competitors in Class 11, 12, 30, 39 & 40 are eligible for the M & M Championship - The Chadwick Trophy at the end of the season     

                 

                                                                                                                                                                                                      

 RING 4 - IN HAND - Commencing 9.30a.m.

Class 33          YOUNGSTOCK            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           VETERAN HORSE/PONY   Horse or Pony aged 20 years and over

Not before 10:30am

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      but excluding Welsh

Class 40          WELSH

Class 41          PART BRED HORSE/PONY    Horses/Ponies any height, registered or un-registered part breeds.

Class 42          HORSE OF HUNTER TYPE                                                                                                                  

Not Before 1.30pm

Class 43          BEST CONDITIONED PONY - Not Exc. 148cm.

Class 44          BEST CONDITIONED HORSE – Exc. 148cm.

Class 45          RIDING PONY     Not exceeding 148cms.                                                                                                                                                                       

Class 46          RIDING HORSE/HACK              Riding Horses exc. 148cm. Hacks not to exceed 160cm.

Class 47          PONY OF HUNTER TYPE          Not exceeding 148cms.

Class 48          SPORTS HORSE                       Exc. 148cm.  Triangular show not required.

Class 49          SENIOR HANDLER/SHOWMANSHIP

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

Class 50          JUNIOR HANDLER 10 to 14 years

 The handler must be aged 10 years and 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 51       JUNIOR HANDLER 6 to 9 years

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

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

Cutest bottom      Longest ears                    Cheekiest face                            Longest whiskers

Pony most like its rider/handler                   Best square halt                       Best manners whilst being stood up for the judge   

Furthest distance walked with an egg on a spoon

 

 Class 59          Gymkhana – Lead Rein (8yrs and Under)

Class 60          Gymkhana – Junior (9-13yrs)

Class 61          Gymkhana – Open (14yrs and Above)

Will consist of three games per class. Games to be decided on the day. All competitors to receive a rosette.

Members who compete in classes 15,26,53,54,55, 59 & 63 are eligible for the Beginners Championship at the end of the season. The John Shepley Trophy

 

RING 6 -  EQUITATION & SHOWING - Commencing 9.30 a.m.

 Class 62          BEST TURNED OUT

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

Class 63          LEAD REIN EQUITATION – Snaffle bridle only  Rider 8 years & under on 1ST January in the current year. All competitors receive a rosette

Class 64          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

Not Before 11am

Class 65          JUNIOR EQUITATION – Snaffle bridle only     Riders age 11 –13 on 1ST January in the current year.

Class 66          INTERMEDIATE EQUITATION – Snaffle bridle only     Riders age 14 – 17 on 1ST January in the current year.

Class 67          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 68          JUNIOR PRE-NOVICE (WALK/TROT ONLY)

To be entered in the spirit intended. This class is aimed at absolute beginners or nervous/novice combinations. Horse and Rider combinations who enter this class are disallowed from entering any other ridden showing classes in rings 1, 2, 3 & 6 on the same day. Rider not to have attained their 18th birthday on or after 1stJanuary of the current year and MUST BE a suitable height for their mount.

Class 69          SENIOR PRE-NOVICE (WALK/TROT ONLY)

To be entered in the spirit intended. This class is aimed at absolute beginners or nervous/novice combinations. Horse and Rider combinations who enter this class are disallowed from entering any other ridden showing classes in rings 1, 2, 3 & 6 on the same day. Rider must have attained their 18th birthday before 1st January of the current year and MUST BE a suitable height for their mount.

Class 70          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.

Not Before 1:30pm

Class 71          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 72          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 73          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 15,53,59 & 63 are eligible for the Lead Rein Championship at the end of the season. The Beacons Rose Petal Memorial Trophy.

Class 68 & 69 - Horse/Rider combinations who have won 3 or more classes over a season, or are overall champion at the end of the season, will be unable to compete in the same class in future seasons. Spurs are not permitted. Any Horse/Rider combinations found to have entered any other ridden classes in rings 1, 2, 3 & 6 on the same day will have all points disallowed for that day.

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