Veteran Horse Society The National Veteran Championship Spring Festival

Veteran Horse Society The National Veteran Championship Spring Festival (Going Ahead)


Show Date
Sun, Apr 23, 2017
Closing Date
Sat, Apr 15, 2017
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Starting Times:
Ring 1 Commencing at 11.00am
Ring 2 Commencing at 9.00am (Class 5 not before 11.00am, Class 8 not before 12.30, Class 11 not before 2.00pm)
Ring 3 Commencing at 9:00am (Class 18 not before 10.30am, Class 21 not before 12.30)
Ring 1 (Main Indoor Arena) Commencing at 3:30pm Veteran Horse Society Showing Spring Festival Championship 2017

Class 1 F
In Hand Diamond Veteran    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 1
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
In Hand Diamond Veteran Area Qualifier 2017
25 years and over. Any breed and any height. 1st – 4th qualify for 2017 Regional Finals
Class 2 F
In Hand Veteran    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 1
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
In Hand Veteran Area Qualifier 2017
20-24 years old. Any breed and any height. 1st – 4th qualify for 2017 Regional Finals
Class 3 F
In Hand Pre-Veteran    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 1
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
In Hand Pre-Veteran Area Qualifier 2017
15-19 years old. Any breed and any height. 1st – 4th qualify for 2017 Regional Finals
Class 4 F
Ridden Diamond Veteran    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 1
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Ridden Diamond Veteran Area Qualifier 2017
25 years and over. Any breed and any height. 1st – 4th qualify for 2017 Regional Finals
Class 5 F
Ridden Veteran    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 1
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Ridden Veteran Area Qualifier 2017
20-24 years old. Any breed and any height. 1st – 4th qualify for 2017 Regional Finals
Class 6 F
Ridden Pre-Veteran    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 1
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Ridden Pre-Veteran Area Qualifier 2017
15-19 years old. Any breed and any height. 1st – 4th qualify for 2017 Regional Finals
Class 7
Best Turned Out    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 2
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Open to all. In Hand or ridden.
Class 8
Ridden Hack & Riding Horse    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 2
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Exceeding 148cms. Rider to have attained their 16th birthday.
Class 9
Ridden Hunter    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 2
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Exceeding 148cms. Rider to have attained their 16th birthday.
Class 10
Ridden Cob    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 2
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
To include show cobs and traditional cobs. Rider to have attained their 16th birthday.
Class 11
Equitation 10 Years & Under    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 2
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Not exceeding 148cms. Rider not to have attained their 11th birthday. To be judged on riding ability. Snaffle bridle preferred.
Class 12
Equitation 11 - 15 Years Old    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 2
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Riders to be aged between 11 & 15. To be judged on riding ability. Any suitable bridle.
Class 13
Equitation 16 Years & Over    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 2
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Riders to have attained their 16th birthday. To be judged on riding ability. Any suitable bridle.
Class 14
Ridden Mountain & Moorland    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 2
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Small Breeds /Large breeds (to be judged separately if entries permit)
To include Dartmoor, Exmoor, Shetland, Welsh Section A & B. Lead reins permitted, attached to the noseband only.
Class 15
Ridden Pure Bred Horse/ Pony excl M&M    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 2
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Open to all breeds, including foreign breeds but excluding Mountain & Moorlands. Riders any age.
Class 16
Ridden Part Bred    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 2
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Open to all part bred horses and ponies, including part bred foreign breeds and part bred Mountain & Moorland breeds. Riders any age.
Class 17
Ridden Open Coloured Horse/ Pony    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 2
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
To include natives and non-natives Open to piebald and skewbald horses and ponies. Riders any age.
Class 18
Lead Rein Pony    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 2
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Mare or gelding not exceeding 128cms. Lead rein to be attached to the noseband only. Rider not to have attained their 8th birthday.
Class 19
First Ridden Pony    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 2
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Mare or gelding not exceeding 128cms. Rider to have attained their 7th birthday.
Class 20
Ridden Show Pony/ Show Hunter Pony    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 2
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Mare or gelding, not exceeding 148cms. Rider to have attained their 7th birthday.
Class 21
In Hand Best Childs Pony    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 3
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Mare or Gelding. Not exceeding 148cms.
Class 22
Young Handler    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 3
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Handler not to have attained their 17th birthday. No stallions.
Class 23
In Hand Mountain & Moorland    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 3
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
(must be registered) Open to small and large breeds. This class may be split if sufficient entries.
Class 24
In Hand Show Horse    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 3
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Exceeding 148cms.
Class 25
In Hand Competition Horse or Pony    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 3
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Any height. To include all competition horses / ponies e.g. ex racehorses, eventers, show jumpers, polo ponies, endurance horses etc
Class 26
In Hand Veteran    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 3
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Any height. Open to all.
Class 27
In Hand Hack/ Riding Horse    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 3
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Exceeding 148cms.
Class 28
In Hand Hunter    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 3
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Exceeding 148cms.
Class 29
In Hand Cob    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 3
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
To include show cobs and traditional cobs.
Class 30
In Hand Open Coloured Horse/ Pony    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 3
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Open to coloured horses and ponies, any unusual colour inc roan, dun, piebald, skewbald and spotted, native and non-native types
Class 31
In Hand Show Pony/ Show Hunter Pony    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 3
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Mare or gelding, not exceeding 153cms. Class may be split into type if sufficient entries.
Class 32
In Hand Mountain & Moorland    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 3
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Open to all M&M breeds.
Class 33
In Hand Pure Bred Horse / Pony excl M&M    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 3
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Open to all breeds, including foreign breeds but excluding Mountain & Moorlands.
Class 34
In Hand Part Bred Horse/ Pony    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 3
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Member Fee:
£10.00
Info:
Open to all part bred horses and ponies, including part bred foreign breeds and part bred Mountain & Moorland breeds.
Class 35 CH1
Supreme In Hand Veteran    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 1
Info:
Spring Championship Final - Supreme In Hand Veteran
For those placed 1st and 2nd in all in hand classes & Wildcards. Winner to receive the In Hand Supreme Trophy
1st and 2nd placed to go forward to the Supreme Final
Class 36 CH2
Supreme Ridden Veteran    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 1
Info:
Spring Championship Final - Supreme Ridden Veteran
For those placed 1st and 2nd in all ridden classes & Wildcards. Winner to receive the Ridden Supreme Trophy
1st and 2nd placed to go forward to the Grand Supreme Final
Class 37 CH3
Supreme Championship    
Ring:
Ring / Arena 1
Info:
Grand Supreme – Overall Supreme Veteran of VHS Spring Festival 2017
Open to Ch & Res Ch from classes CH1 and CH2.

Show Secretary: Veteran Horse Society Shows
Veteran Horse Society, PO Box 70, Cardigan, Cardiganshire, SA43 9AJ
Email: info@veteran-horse-society.co.uk


Location
Summerhouse Equestrian & Training Centre, Bath Road , Hardwicke , Gloucestershire GL22RG
Map Link: GL22RG

Show Information
Show Secretary: Mandy Brimson. Tel: 01451 870020 or 07450 659364
Open to Members & Non-Members. Head Office: 07484 088727/ 07789 514004
Pre Entries close 15th April 2017
Late entries £5 extra per class for Open Show Classes only.
Official Photographer: SBM Photographic www.sbmphotographic.co.uk

Age badges
Horse/Pony age badges should be worn in all classes.
Age badges can be ordered directly from VHS Head Office.
A limited supply will be available for purchase from the Show Secretary on the day.

Payment Details & Event Fees
Show Secretary: Mandy Brimson, 5 Home Close, Oddington, Moreton in Marsh, GL56 0UZ. Tel: 01451 870020 or 07450 659364
ONLINE ENTRY PREFERRED via www.myridinglife.com

Stabling Information: Yes
Stabling available from Summerhouse Equestrian directly, subject to availability

Special Classes
1st – 4th qualify for 2017 Regional Finals in classes 1 - 6
1st and 2nd places from classes 7 – 20 go through to CH1 in ring 1 later in the day
1st and 2nd places from classes 21-35 go through to CH2 later in the day in ring 1.

Terms & Conditions
STABLING
1. Stabling is subject to availability and early booking is advisable.
2. Horses/ponies must not be corralled on the showground or left in horseboxes overnight.
3. Stabling fees are non-transferable between competitors.
4. Bedding is readily available at extra cost.
5. If other bedding is required, this must be specified on the booking form. Shavings can be purchased on site.
6. Exhibitors must supply their own hay, feed, water containers and mucking out equipment as these are not provided.
7. Stables are allocated in advance – please report to the Stable Manager on arrival.
8. A deposit of £20 is required on arrival for each stable. This will be refunded at the end of your stay once the stable has been fully cleaned out.

GENERAL SHOW RULES
1. This show is run in accordance with Veteran Horse Society rules. Please refer to VHS Rulebook.
2. By entering any class at this show, the competitor agrees to abide by all aspects of Veteran Horses Society rules , including those in the VHS Rulebook and those explicitly outlined in this schedule.
3. Exhibitors under the age of 18 must have the declaration on the entry form signed by a parent/guardian.
4. Failure to observe any of the rules may result in disqualification of the horse/pony concerned and/or the Exhibitor may be requested to leave the showground.
5. It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to fully insure their personal property and animals for which they are responsible whilst on the Showground. Exhibitors are required to have liability insurance cover for their exhibits whilst at the show.
6. Behaviour of an offensive, abusive or unpleasant manner to any person on the Showground will not be tolerated. Any person found to be doing so will be asked to leave the Showground with their exhibits immediately. They may be subject to the VHS disciplinary procedure and all entry/stabling fees, prizes etc. will be forfeited.
7. No person shall ill-treat any animal at any time whether by misuse/excessive use of a whip, bit, item of tack/saddlery or in any other way whatsoever. A Welfare Officer will be present at the show ground at all times.
8. All exhibitors are asked to be aware of animals on the Showground and ensure that all exhibits are fit and well. If anybody has reason to believe that a horse/pony is unfit, they must report this to the organisers immediately.
9. All horses to be accompanied by a valid equine passport which must be produced upon request.
10. Entry fees, including stabling and electric hook-up fees are non-refundable after the close of postal entries in any circumstance. Requests for refunds prior to this date must be made in writing to the Show Secretary together with a valid veterinary or medical certificate.
11. Entries will not be accepted without full payment.
12. Any cheques which have to be represented to the bank will incur a £25 administration fee for each occasion.
13. Competitor numbers can be collected from the Show Secretary on the day.
14. Horse/Pony age badges should be worn in all classes. These can be ordered from VHS Head Office. A limited supply will be available for purchase from the Show Secretary on the day.
15. The organisers reserve the right to refuse any entry at the discretion of a VHS Director.
16. The organisers reserve the right to limit entries, change, cancel, split or amalgamate classes as they see fit.
17. The organisers take cannot be held responsible where a competitor has entered more than one class and a clash occurs. Whilst every reasonable effort will be made to allow competitors to compete in both, this may not always be possible. The judge’s decision is final.
18. It is mandatory for all riders to wear correctly secured riding hats to the current approved BSI or European standard (with the exception of side-saddle exhibits where SSA rules apply).
19. Period Costume class & Evening Performance only - Any competitor aged 18 or over wishing to wear other headgear during the evening performance or Period Costume class may do so at entirely their own risk. A disclaimer must be signed by the competitor and given to the Show Secretary 1 hour before the class begins.
20. Body Protectors may be worn and are recommended whilst competing in Working Veteran classes.
21. Motorbikes and quad bikes are not be permitted on the Showground.
22. Bicycles and scooters must not be ridden near rings or horses.
23. Buggies and mobility vehicles may not be driven around the show, unless an exemption has been granted in writing by the organisers. Only exhibitors with a medical disability will be granted dispensation. All persons must be over 18 years of age and have a valid licence and appropriate insurance.
24. Dogs are to be kept under control and on a lead at all times. Loose dogs will be impounded and will not be released until a payment of £40 is made. Owners are to clean up after their dog. Any person found to disregard this rule will be fined £40. All payments will be donated directly to Veteran Horse Welfare charity No: 1104072
25. The organisers do not accept any liability for any accident, injury, loss, damage or illness to any riders, handlers, spectators, horses, ponies or to any property whatsoever and howsoever caused.

ALL DETAILS MUST BE COMPLETED ON YOUR ENTRY FORM.
I hereby certify that the above details are correct in all particulars so far as I know them and I agree to abide by all the VHS regulations.

 

Email Secretary - info@veteran-horse-society.co.uk
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