LONGTON RIDING CLUB

2018 SHOW SCHEDULE

Entry Fees

All classes except those listed below                             £4.50 Members           £8.00 non-members

Practice Jumping Class 1 & 3                                        £3.00 Members           £6.00 non-members

Practice Working Hunter Class 25                                   £3.00 Members           £6.00 non-members

Gymkhana per 3 games                                                 £6.50 Members           £9.00 non-members

Novelty Classes (not eligible for LRC points)                  £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.   
 

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

 Class 1             BEGINNERS PRACTICE JUMPING

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

    Fences will not exceed 55cms (1’9”)

 Class 2             BEGINNERS JUMPING                         Max height 60cm (2’0”)

This class is open to junior/senior members, riding either horses/ponies. Competitors in this class are not eligible to compete in classes 4 to 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             PRACTICE JUMPING                                                                

Horse or Pony any height, rider any age.  Fences - Max height 70cms (2’3”).  The last two fences will be at 85cms (2’9”) to be jumped by ponies and horses 148cms/14.2h.h.and over.  Any competitor who has not presented for jumping before 11.45am will be eliminated.

 Class 4             70cms JUMPING PONIES (Not before 1.00pm)

                          Rider any age. Ponies not exceeding 148cms.  Maximum height in the first round 70cms.

 Class 5             80cms JUMPING PONIES

    Rider any age.  Ponies not exceeding 148cms.   Maximum height in the first round 80cms.

 

Class 6             70cms JUMPING HORSES

                         Rider any age.  HORSES ONLY must exceed 148cms.  Max height in the first round 70cms.

 Class 7             ACCUMULATOR with JOKER

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 timing.

 Class 8             80cms JUMPING HORSES

Rider any age.  HORSES ONLY must exceed 148cms. Max height in the first round 80cms.

 Class 9             OPEN JUMPING    90cms to 1.00cms

Rider any age.  Ponies must exceed 138cms.  Max height in the first round 1.00m

Members who compete in classes 4,5,6,7,8 & 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 page 44 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

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 10 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.

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 11,12,28,39 & 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 25           PRACTICE WORKING HUNTER

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

Entry Fee Members £3.00 non Members £6.00

Class 26           JUNIORS BEGINNERS WORKING HUNTER

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

To be ridden by a Senior 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 28           M & M WORKING HUNTER

To be ridden by a Junior or Senior. Native Breeds only.  To be shown in natural state. Max height 70cm.

Class 29           JUNIOR NOVICE WORKING HUNTER HORSE/PONY

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

Not before 1.30 p.m.

Class 30           SENIOR NOVICE WORKING HUNTER HORSE/PONY

To be ridden by a Senior. Max height 70cm.

Class 31           INTERMEDIATE WORKING HUNTER HORSE/PONY

To be ridden by a Junior or Senior. Max height 85cm.

Class 32           OPEN WORKING HUNTER HORSE/PONY

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 29, 30, 31, & 32 are eligible for the WH Championship -

The Billington Trophy at the end of the season

Competitors in Class 11, 12, 28, 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           YOUNG STOCK

    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           20+ VETERAN HORSE/PONY

    Horse or Pony 20 years and over

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

   Inc. Shetland 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 12.30pm

Class 43           PONY OF HUNTER TYPE

Not exceeding 148cms.

Class 44           SPORTS HORSE

Exc. 148cm.  Triangular show not required

Class 45           JUNIOR HANDLER 6 to 9 years

The handler must be aged 6 to 9 years 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 46           JUNIOR HANDLER 10 to 14 years

The handler must be aged 10 years & 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 47           SENIOR HANDLER/SHOWMANSHIP

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

Class 48           RIDING PONY

Not exceeding 148cms.

Class 49           RIDING HORSE / HACK

Riding Horses Exc. 148cm.  Hacks not to exceed 160cm.

Class 50           BEST CONDITIONED PONY - Not Exc. 148cm.

Class 51           BEST CONDITIONED HORSE - Exc. 148cm.     

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 cpnsist 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 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 1STJanuary 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

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.

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 & 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.

 

Testimonials:

"When I compete at LRC if I do something wrong the judges will tell me how to improve. Everyone is friendly and I have made new friends and I am looking forward to shows starting again."
Macy Martland age 10
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