Leicestershire County Show In Hand Shetland Ponies

Leicestershire County Show In Hand Shetland Ponies (Going Ahead)


Show Date
Sun, Aug 27, 2017
Starting Times:
Heavy Horse Ring - 11.00am Start S.P.S.B.S Shetland ponies In Hand
Judge – Mrs Vivien Hampton, Hertfordshire
Under Shetland Pony Stud-Book Society rules and classes confined to registered ponies who must be named on the entry form. Three year old fillies with foals at foot may not be shown and all foals must be a minimum of three weeks old on the day of the Show. Children under 14 years old may not show colts (excluding foals) or entire males in in-hand classes. In the interests of safety, hard hats must be worn by all handlers aged 14 years or under. Highest placed Miniature displaying their GEMS (Group Established for Miniature Shetlands) badge in the ring will receive a special rosette

Class 122
Shetland Standard Stallion    
Entry Fee:
£10.00
Prizes:
£20.00, £15.00, £10.00
Info:
Mare or Gelding 4yrs + With or Without Foal at Foot
Class 123
Shetland Standard Yearling    
Entry Fee:
£10.00
Prizes:
£20.00, £15.00, £10.00
Info:
2yr old or 3yr old (filly, gelding or Colt)
Class 124
Miniature Shetland Stallion    
Entry Fee:
£10.00
Prizes:
£20.00, £15.00, £10.00
Info:
4yrs + (GEMS Rosette awarded to the highest place GEMS member displaying their badge in the ring)
Class 125
Miniature Shetland    
Entry Fee:
£10.00
Prizes:
£20.00, £15.00, £10.00
Info:
Mare or Gelding 4yrs + with or Without Foal at Foot (GEMS Rosette awarded to the highest place GEMS member displaying their badge in the ring)
Class 126
Miniature Shetland Yearling    
Entry Fee:
£10.00
Prizes:
£20.00, £15.00, £10.00
Info:
(GEMS Rosette awarded to the highest place GEMS member displaying their badge in the ring)
Class 127
Miniature Shetland    
Entry Fee:
£10.00
Prizes:
£20.00, £15.00, £10.00
Info:
2yr Old or 3yr Old (GEMS Rosette awarded to the highest place (GEMS member displaying their badge in the ring)
Class 128
Standard & Miniature Coloured Shetland    
Entry Fee:
£10.00
Prizes:
£20.00, £15.00, £10.00
Info:
Any age, any colour, not black

Show Secretary: Leicestershire County Show Secretary
Christine Hall-Lang, 3 West Hill, Codnor, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 9RX
Tel: 07825 705992, Email: equinelcs@gmail.com


Location
Leicestershire County Showground, Market Harborough , Leicestershire 7QXLE16
Map Link: LE167QX

Show Information
Postal entries close 21st July 2017.
Online entries close 6th August 2017.
Back Numbers and Vehicle Passes: Back numbers and passes will be sent out prior to the show, if you have not received these by 20th August please contact the secretary

Payment Details & Event Fees
Entries in advance only. You can book using our Secure Online Entry System.
Payment is secure and it goes directly to Leicestershire County Show.
You will receive an email confirmation of your booking and payment.
Postal entries must be accompanied by a cheque payable to Leicestershire Agricultural Society, to the following address: Equine Secretary, 3 West Hill, Codnor, Ripley, Derby, DE5 9RX
Please either include a C5 SAE for your back numbers and passes. We will add £0.75 to your online entry.

Classes: £10.0 First Aid: £3 per competitor

Wristbands and Pass allocation: Competitor's/Exhibitor's Wristbands and vehicle passes will be sent out prior to the Show and are allocated as follows
1 Horse - 2 wristbands
2 Horses - 3 wristbands
3 Horses - 4 Wristbands
4 or more Horses - 6 Wristbands
Entry to show ground via the Horse Gate requires a wristband. Entry will be refused without a wristband unless under 14 yrs old.
Additional wristbands can be purchased with entries at the reduced rate of £5.00. 14 yrs and under are free. Wristbands on the day are £10.00

Prize Information
ALL CLASSES 1st £20, 2nd £15, 3rd £10.00
1 – 3 catalogued entries = 1st prize only awarded
1 – 6 catalogued entries = 1st and 2nd prize awarded
7 plus catalogued entries = 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize awarded
Rosettes to 6th place in all classes
All prize money must be collected from the Equine Secretary's Tent on each day of the show, not before 11.00 am. Prize cards will be awarded in the ring, no prize money will be handed over without the correct prize card.

Terms & Conditions
1. The submission of any entries via the online system or by post signifies acceptance of all Leicestershire County Show and Leicestershire Agricultural Society rules and conditions. 2. All entries must be accompanied by the full payment. 3. Any payment that has to be represented to the bank for whatever reason will be subjected to a £25.00 administration fee for each occasion. 4. No entries will be accepted after the catalogue has gone to print 5. Leicestershire County Show reserve the right to cancel any class or section without being required to assign reason or being liable for any compensation. In these circumstances entry fees will be refunded. 6. Leicestershire County Show reserve the right to amend/amalgamate or split classes and or sections if they deem fit. 7. No entry fees will be refunded after the closing date except on production of a relevant doctor's/veterinary certificate. 8. Entries for affiliated classes or qualifiers will also be bound by the Rules and Conditions in force at the time of showing applicable to that Association and the class in which they are exhibiting. It is deemed by Leicestershire County Show that Competitors/Exhibitors are conversant with any such rules, conditions or directives. 9. Persons are admitted to the Showground at their own risk and whilst every endeavour is taken to ensure their safety, Leicestershire County Show will not (save for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of Leicestershire County Show, its servants or agents) be responsible for personal injury (whether fatal or otherwise) loss of or damage to property and any other loss, damage, costs and expenses however caused. 10. It is the responsibility of Competitors/Exhibitors to insure all property and livestock on the Showground for which he/she is responsible has the appropriate insurance including public liability. 11. There are Horse walks in operation, no trotting or cantering is allowed. All horses and ponies, ridden and inhand MUST keep within these designated routes. Competitors/Exhibitors, grooms and other associated persons must comply with any instructions from Officials, Stewards or signage around the Showground. 12. Collecting rings are not to be used for warming/exercising of horses/ponies. 13. All Competitors/Exhibitors are expected to comply with Horse Passport legislation and bring the appropriate documentation with them to the Show and to be responsible for the documentation at all times. Spot checks may be carried out. 14. All Competitors/Exhibitors are required to ensure that all animals that enter the showground are fit and well. If anyone has reason to believe that an animal is unfit, please report this to a show official. 15. Warming up areas and designated exercise areas are provided, Competitors/Exhibitors must ensure that these are used appropriately. Warming up/exercising outside of these areas is strictly prohibited. 16. Competitor/Exhibitor numbers must be worn/clearly displayed at all times whilst mounted. Competitors/Exhibitors must enter the ring wearing/displaying the correct rider/handler/exhibit combination number 17. Horses/ponies must enter and leave the ring at walk. 18. All ridden animals must be four years old and over, the age of the animal will be calculated at the 1st of January in the year of its birth. 19. It is expected that all Competitors/Exhibitors enter their horse/pony for the appropriate classes, this includes height restricted classes. 20. It is the responsibility of the Competitor/Exhibitor to present themselves on time for their class at the entrance to the ring. 21. Leicestershire County Show will do all it can to facilitate the smooth running of classes enabling Competitors/Exhibitors to compete in all their entered classes. However, classes may clash, if this occurs Competitors/Exhibitors must nominate in which class they wish to compete. 22. The Judges’ decision is final. Any objection must be made in writing within 30 minutes of the end of the class with a deposit of £50.00 in cash, (to be forfeited if the objection is overruled). This must be taken the secretary's tent. 23. Leicestershire County Show reserve the right to substitute other Judges for those announced in the Schedule or Catalogue for any who may be unavoidably prevented from attending. All entries are accepted on this understanding and no refund of entry fees can be made where a substitute is necessary. Where possible, any amendments to the Schedule will be posted on the Facebook Page and website www.leicestershirecountyshow.co.uk 24. It is a requirement of the show that all Competitors/Exhibitors under the age of 18 years wear a correctly secured current British Standard (or above) Skull Cap/Riding Hat whilst mounted and when competing in Show Jumping and the jump phase of working hunter classes. All Competitors/Exhibitors under the age of 14 years old whether mounted or leading a Horse/Pony MUST wear a correctly secured current British Standard (or above) Skull Cap/Riding Hat. Leicestershire County Show strongly recommends that all other Competitors/Exhibitors wear a correctly secured current British Standard (or above) Skull Cap/Riding Hat whilst mounted. Anyone not following this recommendation do so at their own risk and Leicestershire County Show accept no liability. 25. Any horse/pony, which is not under the complete control of a competent rider/handler or in any way constitutes a danger, will be asked to leave the Showground. 26. Body Protectors may be worn and are recommended whilst competing in Working Hunter and Show Jumping 27. Stallions and Colts must be adequately bitted, handlers must be aged 14 years old or over 28. Foals must be at least 3 weeks old on the day of the show. 29. Any suitable bit is acceptable in all classes, unless otherwise stated. 30. Boots (including over-reach boots) are permissible in the Jumping phase of any Working Hunter/ Show Jumping competitions but they must be removed before the conformation phase. At no other time is a change of tack permitted. 31. Anyone found mistreating a pony or horse may be asked to leave the Showground and may be refused entry in future. 32. Show canes or whips to be no longer than 75 cms/30 inches, with the exception of side saddle classes. 33. Spurs are not permitted in any pony classes. 34. Dogs must be kept on a short lead and under control at all times whilst on the showground. Please ensure you clean up after your dogs. 35. Please do not leave litter. 36. A fall of horse or rider while mounted in any class will result in disqualification and they MUST leave the ring dismounted. If an animal gets loose from its handler whilst in the ring it will also result in disqualification. 37. No Competitor/Exhibitor will be permitted to enter the class once the gate is closed and the horses/ponies have been asked to trot. Exhibits may not leave the ring without prior permission from the Judge 38. Any Competitor/Exhibitor not complying with any of the rules of the Show can be disqualified. 39. Use of mobile phones in judging rings is prohibited. 40. Competitors/Exhibitors may not knowingly exhibit a horse/pony that has been bred, sold, leased, produced, broken, ridden or trained by the Judge and/or his/her immediate family or his/her employer or anyone with whom he/she resides with the exception of Show Jumping. 41. Judges will not knowingly judge a horse/pony that has been bred, sold, leased, produced, broken, ridden or trained by them or their immediate family, employer or anyone with whom he/she resides with the exception of Show Jumping. 42. Leicestershire County Show reserve the right to move classes between rings if the need arises. Classes will not start before the time stated in the schedule. Any changes will be announced and current information will be available in the secretary’s tent.

 

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