Orsett Horticultural & Agricultural Show (Going Ahead)


Show Date
Sat, Sep 7, 2024
Closing Date
Sat, Aug 24, 2024
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Starting Times:

Each competitor will receive two wristbands, while driving competitors will be provided with three wristbands. Additional wristbands can be purchased at a discounted price of £13 each. Children under 16 years old are entitled to free entry; however, please specify the number of wristbands required for them.
TIMETABLE: The following times are as a guide only. Classes will NOT start before the stated times
OSBOURNE RING – Commencing at 8.30am
GRAND RING EAST -Commencing at 8.30am Kindly sponsored by Equi-Hire
WHITMORE IN HAND ARENA Commencing at 09.00am
FOXHOUND RIDDEN ARENA - Commencing at 09.00am
JUPITER AERIALS WELSH/HEAVY HORSE ARENA - Commencing at 8.00am
HUNTERS WOODSHAVINGS ARENA Commencing at 09.00am
MAX GUT HEALTH DRESSAGE ARENA – commencing at 9.00am. Your times will be available online after 5pm on the Thursday prior to event NB. Dressage entries will be limited. Dressage boards kindly loaned from Essex Union Hunt Pony Club
THE BANKS FAMILY SHOW JUMPING ARENA – commencing at 10.00am. Judge: Mrs B Dove - Essex Course Builder: Mr I Lewington - Essex. Show jumps kindly loaned from Essex Union Hunt Pony Club
NB. All qualifying cards must be presented at the ringside to the ring steward

 

Class 1
Lead Rein Pony    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Mare or gelding 4 years & over not exceeding 128cms. Riders not to have attained their 10th birthday before 1st January in the current year. To be led by an attendant and shown in a snaffle bridle. Lead rein to be attached to the noseband only. Rosette and goodie bag to all entrants. Kindly sponsored by Equine Champion Magazine.
Class 2
First Ridden Pony    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Mare or gelding 4 years & over not exceeding 133cms. Riders not to have attained their 12th birthday before 1st of January in the current year. No cantering allowed except in individual performances. Kindly sponsored by Lucy Franklin.
Class 3
In Hand Physical Impairment/ Additional Needs    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Class to be judged on turnout of pony/horse & handler. 60% turnout, 30% manners and 10% combination bond. Open to any handler with either physical impairment, additional needs or neurodiversities. Helpers allowed. Kindly sponsored by UK Home Improvements & Landscapes
Class 4
Junior Handler    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Mare or gelding any age. Handlers 9 years and under. Kindly sponsored by The Miles Family.
Class 5
Junior Handler    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Mare or gelding any age. Handlers 10 years and over. Kindly sponsored by Equi-Hire.

CHAMPIONSHIP 1st and 2nd from classes 1 and 5 to compete Prize money: Champion £30 and Reserve £15 Kindly sponsored by Begum Business Service Limited The Robert Quinnell Memorial Cup will be awarded to the champion
Class 6
In Hand Concours D'Elegance    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
The sole criterion for this class is the elegance of the picture presented by horse/pony and handler, and the way of going of the horse or pony. Safe tack must be used. Competitors will be required to walk, trot. Concours D’Elegance of Great Britain qualifier Kindly sponsored by Clegg Gifford & Co Limited
Class 6
Side Saddle    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
This class is open to Adults and Juniors. If entries warrant, an Open Class may be divided into an Adult and Junior class at the discretion of the show. SSA rosettes and qualifying points shall be awarded to Adults and Juniors as 2 section: the highest placed Adult & Junior members will receive SSA rosettes to 3rd place, and qualifying points down each line. The highest placed member under 14 on 1st January of the current year will receive a rosette. Open Class Any sex, 4 years or over. Competitors must wear a hat that meets current Safety Standards or above. Kindly sponsored by James Howell DIP WCF
Class 8
Side Saddle Concours d’Elegance    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
The sole criterion for this class is the elegance of the picture presented by horse/pony and rider. Attention may be paid to the rider's personal appearance but detailed inspection of rider or tack is not required. Fancy dress or period costume is not permitted. Competitors are required to walk, trot and canter. No individual show is required, but the judge may ask groups of 3 or 4 riders to give short displays. A special rosette will be awarded to the highest place Adult Member and Junior member of the SSA carrying their current championship points cards. Competitors must wear a hat that meets current Safety Standards or above. Kindly sponsored by Purified Air
Class 9
Concours d’Elegance    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
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 or pony. Safe tack must be used. Competitors will be required to walk, trot and canter. May be ridden side saddle or astride. Kindly sponsored by Agria
Class 10
Concours d’Elegance Mountain & Moorland    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
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 or pony. Safe tack must be used. Competitors will be required to walk, trot and canter. May be ridden side saddle or astride. Open to Stallion, mare or gelding 4 yrs old and over registered with their respective Pure Breed Societies Kindly sponsored by Coops Group

CHAMPIONSHIP: 1st & 2nd from classes 6-10 to compete Prize money: Champion £30 and Reserve £15 Kindly sponsored by White’s Sound & Lighting The Marriages Shield will be awarded to the Champion
Class 11
Exercise Vehicles    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to a single or tandem turnout, driven to a two-wheeled or four-wheeled exercise vehicle not of traditional type design and may include those with traditional type wheels or pneumatic carriage tyres, excluding car tyres. Lamps need not be carried. To be judged on cleanliness, safety, fitting of harness and suitability of vehicle. Victoria Foods Qualifier and Victoria Foods Junior Whip Kindly sponsored by James Howell DIP WCF The Fairline Stud Perpetual Salver will be awarded to the winner
Class 12
Novice Hackney Horse or Pony    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to a novice stallion, mare or gelding, to be driven in a show wagon. This class is run in accordance with Hackney Horse Society rules. This class will be spilt in the ring if entries warrant Hackney Horse 2025 qualifier. Best opposite will also qualify for 2025 Kindly sponsored by Jupiter Aerials The Stapleford Hackney Stud trophy will be awarded to the winner
Class 13
Private Driving    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to equines 13.2hh and under to a traditional/traditional-type vehicle. Victoria Foods Qualifier and Victoria Foods Junior Whip Kindly sponsored by E-Facilities Ltd
Class 14
Open Hackney Horse or Pony    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open Hackney horse or pony, stallion, mare or gelding to be driven in a show wagon. This class is run in accordance with Hackney Horse Society rules.. This class will be split in the ring if entries warrant Hackney Horse 2025 qualifier. Best opposite will also qualify for 2025 Kindly sponsored by Spire Contracts The Stapleford Hackney Stud trophy will be awarded to the winner

HACKNEY HORSE SOCIETY CHAMPIONSHIP 1st and 2nd from classes 10 and 12 to compete Prize money: Champion £30 and Reserve £15 The Arthur Whitehead Memorial Challenge Trophy will be awarded to the Champion Kindly sponsored by Allen & Page
Class 15
Welsh to Wagon    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to Welsh Mountain Section A, B, C & D, 4 years and over, in a single turnout to be shown in a show wagon. If entries warrant class will be spilt on the day Kindly sponsored by Mr & Mrs Ronald Allen The Danaway Shield will be awarded to the winner
Class 16
Private Driving    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to equines 13.2hh and over to traditional/traditional-type vehicle Victoria Foods Qualifier and Victoria Foods Junior Whip Kindly sponsored by E-Facilities Ltd
Class 17
Light Trade Turnout 2 Wheel    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
2 & 4 WHEEL Open to horses and ponies, 4 years old and over, singles and pairs to a traditional or traditional type trade vehicle. Victoria Foods Qualifier Kindly sponsored by Mr & Mrs Ronald Allen The James Todd Challenge Cup will be awarded to the winner CHAMPIONSHIP 1st and 2nd from classes 9, 11, 13 to 15 to compete This championship is A Victoria Foods 2025 Championship Qualifier Prize money: Champion £30 and Reserve £15 Kindly sponsored by Paton & Lee Equine Vets Deeks Perpetual Challenge Cup to be awarded to the winner
Class 18
Single Turnout    
Info:
SINGLE HARNESS TURNOUT IN GEAR WITH 2 OR 4 WHEEL DRAY/TRADE/FARM: Exhibitor engaged in any trade or occupation, without springs of sets Kindly sponsored by Purified Air
Class 19
Single Turnout    
Info:
OPEN – SINGLE PAIRS, TEAMS WITH 2 OR 4 WHEEL DRAY/TRADE TURNOUT/FARM WAGON: Exhibitor engaged in any trade or occupation, without springs of sets Kindly sponsored by Spire Contracts
Class 19
Single Turnout Pairs/ Teams    
Info:
OPEN – SINGLE PAIRS, TEAMS WITH 2 OR 4 WHEEL DRAY/TRADE TURNOUT/FARM WAGON: Exhibitor engaged in any trade or occupation, without springs of sets Kindly sponsored by Spire Contracts
Class 20
In Hand Condition & Turnout    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Mare, Gelding or Stallion 4 years and over any breed Sponsored by Well Gel Products
Class 21
In Hand Youngstock    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
1, 2 & 3 year old any breed Kindly sponsored by Adorable Paws Grooming
Class 22
In Hand    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
ANY AGE AND BREED Judged on combination of horse and handler Kindly sponsored by Ingatestone Saddlery
Class 23
In Hand Miniature Horse    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Mare, Gelding or Stallion, any age not exceeding 46 inches Kindly sponsored by UCS Clean Essex
Class 24
In Hand Foreign Breeds    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
INCL. ARABS AND RARE BREEDS Open to stallion mare or gelding. Any age. Registered with their respective breed society. Kindly sponsored by Maileys Horse Box Hire
Class 25
In Hand Coloured & Odd Coloured    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to Piebald, Skewbald, Spots, Palomino, Dun, Roan horses/ponies any height, sex or breed. Kindly sponsored by Piccadilly Whip Catering Limited
Class 26
In Hand Veteran    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to stallion, mare or gelding 15 yrs and over Kindly sponsored by Memorable Moments Florist The Toni Levoi Motors Silver Saver will be awarded to the oldest horse/pony
Class 27
In Hand Cob    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
SHOW OR TRADITIONAL Open to stallions, mare or gelding. Any age.
Kindly sponsored by Foxhounds Tack Shop
Class 28
In Hand Hack/ Riding Horse    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to mare or gelding any age. To exceed 148cms at maturity.
Kindly sponsored by Coops Group
Class 29
In Hand Thoroughbred/ RoR    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Mare or gelding, 4 years and over. 148cm and over. ROR entries must have raced Kindly sponsored by UK Home Improvements & Landscapes

CHAMPIONSHIP 1st and 2nd from classes 20 to 29 Prize money: Champion £30 and Reserve £15 Kindly sponsored by White’s IN HAND ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP Judge: Mrs M Hutley, Essex
Class 30
Youngstock - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP YOUNGSTOCK
1, 2 & 3 year old any breed, must have previously qualified and present qualification a card at ringside Kindly sponsored by Coops Group
Class 31
Mountain & Moorland - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND
Stallion, mare or gelding, any age must be registered with respective societies and must have previously qualified and present a qualification card at ringside. Kindly sponsored by Jupiter Aerials
Class 32
Cobs - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP COB SHOW OR TRADITIONAL
Open to stallions, mare or gelding. Any age. Open to horses/ponies. Must have previously qualified and present qualification a card at ringside Kindly sponsored by Fleming Equine Dentistry
Class 33
Coloureds & Odd Coloured - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP COLOURED PAINTS, SPOTS, ROAN, PALOMINO & DUN
Open to Piebald, Skewbald, Spots, Palomino, Dun, Roan horses/ponies of any height, or breed. Must have previously qualified and present qualification a card at ringside Proudly sponsored by Chelmsford & District Riding Club (CDRC)
Class 34
Veterans - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP VETERAN
Open to stallions, mare or gelding 15 yrs and over. Must have previously qualified and present qualification a card at ringside Kindly sponsored by Coops Group
Class 35
Foreign Breeds - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP FOREIGN BREEDS INCL. ARABS AND RARE BREEDS
Open to stallion mare or gelding. Any age. Registered with their respective breed society. Must have previously qualified and present qualification a card at ringside Kindly sponsored by Felmac Metals
Class 36
Hunter - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP HUNTER/HUNTER TYPE
Open to mare or gelding, 4 years and over. Horse or pony. Must have previously qualified and present qualification a card at ringside Kindly sponsored by Spire Contracts
Class 37
Shetlands & Miniatures - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP MINIATURE/SHETLAND
Mare, Gelding or Stallion, any age not exceeding 46 inches. Must have previously qualified and present qualification a card at ringside Kindly sponsored by Lilyjunes Flowers

1st – 6th in each class 30-37 will receive an Orsett Championship rosette ORSETT SUPREME IN HAND CHAMPIONSHIP 1st and 2nd from classes 30 to 37 to compete Prize money: Supreme £50 Rosette and Sash. Reserve £25 Rosette & Sash Kindly sponsored by Oakley Horseboxes The Whitbread Challenge Cup will be awarded to the Supreme
Class 38
Ridden Welsh A & B    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Stallion, mare or gelding 4 yrs old and over registered with the Welsh Pony & Cob Society. Kindly sponsored by Corrina Meads
Class 39
Ridden Welsh C & D    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Stallion, mare or gelding 4 yrs old and over registered with the Welsh Pony & Cob Society. Kindly sponsored by Corrina Meads
Class 40
Ridden Mountain & Moorland Non-Welsh    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Stallion, mare or gelding 4 yrs old and over registered with their respective Pure Breed Societies Kindly sponsored by SJP Wellness

CHAMPIONSHIP: 1st & 2nd from classes 38– 40 to compete Kindly sponsored by Reddington Butchers Robin Draper Cup to be awarded to the winner
Class 41
Ridden Foreign Breed    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
INCL. ARABS AND RARE BREEDS Open to stallion mare or gelding. Any age. Registered with their respective breed society. Kindly sponsored by Drive Pass Go Driving School
Class 42
Ridden Show Pony    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to mare or gelding, aged 4 years and over. Not exceeding 153cm Kindly sponsored by UK Home Improvements & Landscapes
Class 43
Ridden Cob    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
SHOW OR TRADITIONAL Open to stallions, mare or gelding. Any age. Kindly sponsored by The Foxhound Public House
Class 44
Ridden Coloured & Odd Coloured    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to Piebald, Skewbald, Spots, Palomino, Dun, Roan horses/ponies any height, sex or breed. Kindly sponsored by South East Essex Driving and Riding Club (SEEDRC)
Class 45
Ridden Veteran    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to stallion, mare or gelding. 15 yrs and over. Kindly sponsored by Well Gel Products
Class 46
Ridden Riding Horse/ Hacks    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Mare or gelding, 4 years and over. 148cm and over. Kindly sponsored by Essex Theraplate
Class 47
Ridden Thoroughbred/ RoR    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Mare or gelding, 4 years and over. 148cm and over. ROR entries must have raced Kindly sponsored by Purified Air
Class 48
Ridden Hunter    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to mare or gelding, 4 years and over. Horse or pony
Kindly sponsored by HCF Embroidery

1st & 2nd from classes 41–48 to compete Prize money: Champion £30 and Reserve £15 Kindly sponsored by Equine Champion Magazine The Ethellamars Stud trophy will be awarded to the champion
Class 49
Ridden Concours D'Elegance - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE
Open to stallion mare or gelding. Any age. Must have previously qualified and present qualification a card at ringside Kindly sponsored by Coops Group
Class 50
Lead Rein Pony - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD REIN
Mare or gelding 4 years & over not exceeding 128cms. Riders not to have attained their 9th birthday before 1st January in the current year. To be led by an attendant and shown in a snaffle bridle. Lead rein to be attached to the noseband only. Rosette to all entrants. Must have previously qualified and present qualification a card at ringside Kindly sponsored by Jupiter Aerials
Class 51
First Ridden Pony - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST RIDDEN
Mare or gelding 4 years & over not exceeding 133cms. Riders not to have attained their 12th birthday before 1st of January in the current year. No cantering allowed except in individual performances. Must have previously qualified and present qualification a card at ringside Kindly sponsored by The Foxhound Public House
Class 52
Ridden Mountain & Moorland - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP MOUNTAIN AND MOORLAND
Stallion. Mare or gelding 4 years or over. Registered with their respective societies. Must have previously qualified and present qualification a card at ringside Kindly sponsored by UCS Clean Essex
Class 53
Ridden Cob - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP COB SHOW OR TRADITIONAL
Open to stallions, mare or gelding. Any age. Open to horses/ponies. Must have previously qualified and present qualification a card at ringside Kindly sponsored by Fleming Equine Dentistry
Class 54
Ridden Coloured & Odd Coloured - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP COLOURED PAINTS, SPOTS, ROAN, PALOMINO & DUN
Open to Piebald, Skewbald, Spots, Palomino, Dun, Roan horses/ponies of any height, or breed. Must have previously qualified and present qualification a card at ringside Kindly sponsored by Lilyjunes Flowers
Class 55
Ridden Veteran - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP VETERAN
Open to stallions, mare or gelding 15 yrs and over. Must have previously qualified and present qualification a card at ringside Kindly sponsored by Spire Contracts
Class 56
Ridden Foreign & Rare Breed - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP FOREIGN/RARE BREED
Open to stallion mare or gelding. Any age. Registered with their respective breed society. Must have previously qualified and present qualification a card at ringside Kindly sponsored by Felmac Metals
Class 57
Ridden Hunter - Championship    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP HUNTER/HUNTER TYPE
Open to mare or gelding, 4 years and over. Horse or pony. Must have previously qualified and present qualification a card at ringside Kindly sponsored by HydroDobes

1st – 6th in each class 49-57 will receive an Orsett Championship rosette ORSETT SUPREME CHAMPIONSHIP: 1st & 2nd from classes 49-57 to compete Prize money: Supreme £50 Rosette & Sash. Reserve £25 Rosette & Sash. Kindly sponsored by Hunters Woodshavings The Hunter Woodshavings Cup to be awarded to the supreme
Class 58
In Hand Welsh Section A & B Youngstock    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
1, 2 & 3 yr old registered with the Welsh Pony & Cob Society.
Dedicated to Ashleigh and her 2 Welsh A ponies Sirus & Reggie
Class 59
In Hand Welsh Section C Youngstock    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
1, 2 & 3 yrs old registered with the Welsh Pony & Cob Society. Kindly sponsored by UCS Clean Essex
Class 60
In Hand Welsh Section D Youngstock    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
1, 2 & 3 yrs old registered with the Welsh Pony & Cob Society. Kindly sponsored by Essex Prestige Doors Ltd
Class 61
In Hand Mountain & Moorland Non-Welsh Youngstock    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
1, 2 & 3 yrs old registered with their respective Pure Breed Societies
Kindly sponsored by UK Home Improvements & Landscapes

YOUNGSTOCK CHAMPIONSHIP:1st & 2nd from classes 58 - 61 to compete Prize money: Champion £30 and Reserve £15 Kindly sponsored by Allen & Page The S B Budge Perpetual Challenge Cup will be awarded to the champion
Class 62
In Hand Welsh Section A & B    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Stallion, mare or gelding 4 yrs old and over registered with the Welsh Pony & Cob Society. Kindly sponsored by UK Home Improvements & Landscapes
Class 63
In Hand Welsh Section C    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Stallion, mare or gelding 4 yrs old and over registered with the Welsh Pony & Cob Society. Kindly sponsored by HydroDobes
Class 64
In Hand Welsh Section D    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Stallion, mare or gelding 4 yrs old and over registered with the Welsh Pony & Cob Society. Kindly sponsored by Peggy Rose Stud
Class 65
In Hand Mountain & Moorland Non-Welsh    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Stallion, mare or gelding 4 yrs old and over registered with their respective Pure Breed Societies
Kindly sponsored by Foxhounds Tack Shop

CHAMPIONSHIP: 1st & 2nd from classes 62 – 65 to compete Prize money: Champion £30 and Reserve £15 Kindly sponsored by Bailey’s Horse Feeds The Meadowflower Cup to be awarded to the Champion SUPREME CHAMPION: Champions from M & M Youngstock and M & M 4yrs and over Kindly sponsored by Oakley Horseboxes The Jamico Stud cup to be awarded to the Supreme Champion
Class 66
Heavy Horse    
Entry Fee:
£6.00
Info:
ANY HEAVY HORSE BREED GELDING 4 YEARS & OVER: Open to heavy horse stallions, mare or gelding, 4 years and over Kindly sponsored by Piccadilly Whip Catering Limited The W H Green Memorial Cup to be awarded to the winner
Class 67
Heavy Horse Yearling    
Entry Fee:
£6.00
Info:
ANY HEAVY HORSE BREED YEARLING Open to heavy horse colt, filly or gelding yearling. Kindly sponsored by Clegg Gifford & Co Limited
Class 68
Heavy Horse 2 or 3 Year Old    
Entry Fee:
£6.00
Info:
ANY HEAVY HORSE BREED MIXED 2 & 3 YEAR OLD: Open to heavy horse stallions, mare or gelding, 2 or 3 years old The Robert Feaby Perpetual Trophy to be awarded to the winner
Kindly sponsored by the Barber Family
Class 69
Heavy Horse Barren Mare    
Entry Fee:
£6.00
Info:
ANY HEAVY HORSE BREED BARREN MARE 4 YEARS & OVER 4 years old and over Kindly sponsored by Ingatestone Saddlery The Thomas Crawford Perpetual Challenge Cup to be awarded to the winner
Class 70
Heavy Horse Brood Mare    
Entry Fee:
£6.00
Info:
ANY HEAVY HORSE BREED BROOD MARE Mare 4 years and over with her foal at foot, foal must be 3 weeks old on the day of the show Kindly sponsored by Jupiter Aerials
Class 71
Heavy Horse Foal    
Entry Fee:
£6.00
Info:
ANY HEAVY HORSE BREED FOAL Foals shown with their mare must be at least 3 weeks old on the day of the show Kindly sponsored by UK Home Improvements & Landscapes

CHAMPIONSHIP 1st & 2nd from classes 66– 71 to compete Prize money: Champion £30 and Reserve £15 Generously sponsored by an anonymous sponsor Essex Union Hunt Trophy will be awarded to best local Heavy Horse The Strutt & Parker cup will be awarded to the champion
Class 72
Young Handler    
Entry Fee:
£6.00
Info:
Handler to be between 13 & 16 years. Mare or gelding any age and or and Heavy Horse Breed. Kindly sponsored by Sophie's Pretty Little Pooches
Class 73
In Hand Harness    
Entry Fee:
£6.00
Info:
A) –Neatest and cleanest in hand working harness (no patent leather).
B) Decorated in harness. Class to be split as above but judged together. NATIONAL HORSE BRASS SOCIETY brass to the winner of this class.
Kindly sponsored by Laura Payne Sports Therapy
Class 74
TGCA In Hand Youngstock    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to fillies, colts and geldings aged 1, 2 and 3 years old. Kindly sponsored by Crystal Nomand
Class 75
TGCA In Hand Senior    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to mares, stallions and geldings aged 4 years and over. Any height. In memory of Peacehavens Two Tone
Class 76
TGCA Gypsy Cob    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to mares, stallions and geldings aged 4 years and over. Any height. Kindly sponsored by Sir Salt & Pepper
Class 77
TGCA Partbred Youngstock    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to fillies, colts and geldings aged 1, 2 and 3 years old. Kindly sponsored by T.C Roofing
Class 78
TGCA In Hand Partbred Seniors    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to mares, stallions and geldings aged 4 years and over. Any height. Kindly sponsored by Agria
Class 79
TGCA Ridden Partbred    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to mares, stallions and geldings aged 4 years and over. Any height. Kindly sponsored by HydroDobes

Go for Glory Championship - Part Bred Gypsy Cobs 1st, 2nd and 3rd from the TGCA part-bred classes may go forward to the Go for Glory Championship. The handler/rider and exhibits (apart from stallions) do not have to be TGCA members/registered on the date of the show. The Champion and Reserve qualify for the Crowning Glory Championships at TOYS. Prize money: Champion £50 and Reserve £25 Kindly Sponsored by E-Facilities Ltd The Bill Thomas Challenge Shield will be awarded to the champion

TGCA Quest for a Star Championship 1st, 2nd and 3rd from the TGCA classes above may go forward to the Quest for a Star Championship as per below rule. ONLY current TGCA members and horse/pony that are already TGCA registered can exhibit in this championship. Prize money: Champion £50 and Reserve £25 Kindly sponsored by Hunters Woodshavings The Holden Perpetual Challenge cup to be awarded to the champion

The Greatest Gelding Award - The award is aimed to encourage the showing of geldings, therefore creating a market for often unwanted colt foals and enabling the creation of a network of potential performance prospects to represent the best Traditional Gypsy Cob breed in the World at the highest level. Presented to the highest placed registered Traditional Gelding.
Class 80
CHAPS (UK) Coloured Horse In Hand, Native/Cob/Traditional    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Any age, any height, no foals Kindly sponsored by James Howell DIP WCF
Class 81
CHAPS (UK) Coloured Horse In Hand, Non Native    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Any age, any height, no foals Kindly sponsored by Agria
Class 82
CHAPS (UK) Coloured Ridden Native/Cob/Traditional    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
4 years and over, any height Kindly sponsored by Spire Contracts
Class 83
CHAPS (UK) Coloured Ridden Non Native    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
4 years and over, any height Kindly sponsored by Purified Air

CHAMPIONSHIP: 1st & 2nd from classes 80 - 83 to compete Prize money: Champion £50 and Reserve £25 The Salamander Cup will be awarded to the champion Kindly sponsored by Hunters Woodshavings
Class 84
Introductory - Test 1 (2024)    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Kindly sponsored by Ingatestone Saddlery
Class 85
Introductory Championship - Test 2 (2024)    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
Open to qualified combinations only, must show qualification card at ringside Prize Money for Orsett Championship 1st £15, 2nd £10 & 3rd £5 Orsett Championship kindly sponsored by Equisupps
Class 86
Preliminary - Test 2 (2024)    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Kindly sponsored by Hunters Woodshavings
Class 87
Preliminary Championship - Test 3 (2024)    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
Open to qualified combinations only, must show qualification card at ringside Prize Money for Orsett Championship 1st £15, 2nd £10 & 3rd £5 Orsett Championship kindly sponsored by Katie Dartnell
Class 88
Novice - Test 1 (2024)    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Kindly sponsored by Daniel Sherriff Dressage
Class 89
Novice Championship - Test 2 (2024)    
Entry Fee:
£18.00
Info:
Open to qualified combinations only, must show qualification card at ringside Prize Money for Orsett Championship 1st £15, 2nd £10 & 3rd £5 Orsett Championship kindly sponsored by DriRug

A lesson with Daniel Sherriff Dressage will be awarded to the overall highest percentage of the day, In addition, the overall highest percentage in each class will receive a Max Gut Health voucher.
Class 90
Show Jumping (0.50m)    
Table/Speed:
Single Phase
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to any horse/pony and rider combination not placed 1st in ANY show jumping competition Prize Money for Orsett Championship 1st £15, 2nd £10 & 3rd £5 Kindly sponsored by Purified Air Championship class kindly sponsored by Dove Equestrian
Class 91
Show Jumping (0.60m)    
Table/Speed:
Single Phase
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Not to exceed 60cms in the First Round. Open to any combination. Prize Money for Orsett Championship 1st £15, 2nd £10 & 3rd £5
Kindly sponsored by Equi-Hire
Championship class kindly sponsored by Dove Equestrian
Class 92
Show Jumping (0.70m)    
Table/Speed:
Single Phase
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Not to exceed 70cms in the First Round. Open to any combination. Prize Money for Orsett Championship 1st £15, 2nd £10 & 3rd £5 Kindly sponsored by DriRug Championship class kindly sponsored by Dove Equestrian
Class 93
Highjump    
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Open to any horse/pony combination. This competition involves a maximum of five rounds. The opening round will be followed by up to four jump offs which are not against the clock. The first round consists of four single obstacles including the triple bar. The starting height will be 80cms. The jump off will consist of only two obstacles – a spread fence and the triple bar and will increase in height each round. The winner will be the horse/pony combination to ‘Clear’ both fences. In the event of equality after the fifth round, riders share first prize. Kindly sponsored by The Miles Family
The Lyster Perpetual Challenge Cup to be awarded to the pony that jumps the highest kindly sponsored by The Banks Family
Class 94
Show Jumping (0.80m)    
Table/Speed:
Single Phase
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Not to exceed 80cms in the First Round. Open to any combination. Prize Money for Orsett Championship 1st £15, 2nd £10 & 3rd £5 Kindly sponsored by Hunters Woodshavings Championship class kindly sponsored by Bombers Cafe
Class 95
Show Jumping (0.90m)    
Table/Speed:
Single Phase
Entry Fee:
£16.00
Info:
Not to exceed 90cms in the First Round. Open to any combination. Prize Money for Orsett Championship 1st £15, 2nd £10 & 3rd £5 Kindly sponsored by Town & Country Pressure Washers Championship class kindly sponsored by Equine Champion Magazine

The Halifax Building Society Perpetual Challenge cup to be awarded to the combination that the judge deems to have the best Jumping Performance throughout the day, kindly sponsored by The Banks family.

A rosette will be awarded to the fastest clear round in each class across both sections, Kindly sponsored by The Banks Family.

Show Secretary: Orsett Horticultural & Agricultural Show Horse Show Secretary
Essex,
Tel: 07845290147, Email: horsesection@orsettshow.co.uk


Location
Orsett Showground, Rectory Road, Orsett, Essex RM163BD
Map Link: Orsett Showground

Payment Details & Event Fees

Bookings in advance. You can enter using a Secure Online Entry System.
Payment is secure and it goes directly to Orsett Horticultural & Agricultural Show.
You will receive an email confirmation of your booking and payment.

ENTRIES MAY BE TAKEN ON THE DAY IF CLASSES ARE NOT FULL AT £5 EXTRA PER CLASS AS LONG AS COMPETITOR HAS ENTERTED OTHER CLASSES BEFORE THE ENTRIES CLOSED. CASH/CARD ONLY (excluding Dressage and Orsett Championship classes)
Each competitor will receive two wristbands, whilst driving competitors will be provided with three wristbands. Additional wristbands can be purchased at a discounted price of £13 each. Children under 16 years old are entitled to free entry; however, please specify the number of wristbands required for them.

Special Classes

SOCIETIES AFFILIATIONS RULES & REGULATIONS

ORSETT CHAMPIONSHIP This Show is affiliated to the Orsett Horticultural & Agricultural Show, with the championship final taking place at the Orsett Showground on the 7th September 2024. The three highest placed exhibits not already qualified in each class will qualify. If 1st 2nd and 3rd have qualified then qualification, passes down to no lower than 5th place. No membership fee is required. Qualifying cards to be collected from the show where qualified. 2 qualifiers are required per class for each combination. A qualifying card for each class being entered for the final, must be sent presented at the ringside to the ring steward. In the event that you do not have a qualifying card entry will not be allowed and no refund will be given.

THE SHIRE HORSE SOCIETY
The Shire Horse Society is pleased to award to any Affiliated Society, a Spoon and Rosette for the Best Mare or Filly and a Spoon and Rosette for the Best Stallion at their Annual Show. Conditions of the Award are as follows: - 1. A Spoon and a Rosette for the Best Mare or Filly and a Spoon and Rosette for the Best Stallion (providing there is a separate class (es) for Stallions) exhibited in the Shire classes. 2. The winner of the Special Prize must be a member of the Shire Horse Society. 3. Entries cannot be accepted at Affiliated Shows in classes for Shires or Heavy Horses from any person who has been either suspended or removed from membership of the Shire Horse Society, or has been excluded from exhibiting for prizes at Shows, Sales or Exhibitions, or from taking part in any Show organised by the Shire Horse Society. 4. No animal to be eligible to take more than one Silver Spoon during any one year. The Shire Horse Society National Shire Horse Show being excepted. 5. THE WINNING ANIMAL MUST BE REGISTERED OR ELIGIBLE FOR REGISTRATION IN THE STUD BOOK OR GRADE B REGISTER. 6. The Judge invited to officiate must be on the Society’s Official Panel and has the right to withhold the award of the Silver Spoon and Rosette if an exhibit does not show sufficient merit. 7. The Council reserves the right in offering Spoons, to award them only to persons approved by the Shire Horse Society

WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF FARRIERS
A competition sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Farriers, for the Best Shod horse/pony in the: Heavy Horse Section Class(es) 62-68 The judge will examine each horse/pony before or during the line-up for preliminary judging, taking into consideration: (a) The condition of the feet (b) The making (or preparation) and fitting of the shoes (c) The nailing and position of clips Normal shoes and showing plates are equally acceptable, provided they are suitable for the horse/pony. The Worshipful Company of Farriers will award: ∙ a Rosette and an Inscribed Card to the winner in each Class ∙ a Plaque to the overall winner ∙ a Plaque for the Registered Farrier responsible for its feet and shoeing. Judge: TBC

THE TRADITIONAL GYPSY COB ASSOCIATION
TGCA Breed classes are qualifiers for the Best of Breed Finals at the Traditional Gypsy Cob Association's (TGCA) National Breed Championship Show “TOYS”. Traditional Classes are open to all traditional gypsy cobs and are qualifiers for the Traditional Finals at ‘TOYS’. Part Bred classes, are open to all part bred traditional gypsy cobs and are qualifiers for the part bred finals at “TOYS”. The exhibit must have one parent that is a traditional gypsy cob. Stallions – All stallions (four years and over) in order to enter any TGCA affiliated class MUST be TGCA registered, have passed TGCA stallion evaluations and their TGCA stallion disc displayed on their bridle. Stallions and colts over the age of two, MUST be shown in a stallion bridle with a metal bit and chain lead as per the current TGCA rulebook. Current TGCA members must present their Membership card and Qualification card to the judge in the ring for signature. Non-members MUST receive a qualification card from the judge and have 21 days to join the TGCA and register their horse to validate the qualification. Please refer to www.tgca.co.uk for further details including membership, horse registration and showing rules (contained within the members handbook).

THE COLOURED HORSE & PONY SOCIETY (UK) - CHAPS
This show is affiliated to The Coloured Horse & Pony Society (UK) Affiliation no 24-095. Both owner and the rider/exhibitor need NOT be a member of CHAPS (UK) nor must the horse or pony be registered with CHAPS (UK) to compete. However, in order to qualify for both owner and rider/exhibitor need to be a current showing member and have a valid qualifier card. Members to apply into CHAPS (UK) for appropriate qualifier card. The following classes (75 to 78) are CHAPS (UK) Qualifiers. For full rulings and information on competition/qualification, please refer to the CHAPS (UK) Members’ Handbook; or visit www.chapsuk.com for rulings. Only Skewbald’s/Piebald’s may compete these classes All Stallions, 4 years old and over entering these classes must be graded with CHAPS (UK). All stallions must wear Stallion ID Discs in the ring without exception. NB CHAPS (UK) Qualification Cards – please note competitors are responsible for completing their own qualification cards for relevant qualifications only. It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to obtain from CHAPS (UK) Admin, and to carry, their Qualification and Membership Cards. Qualification is presented as stated above BUT a horse/pony may only qualify once per season for each Final it is eligible for.

HACKNEY HORSE SOCIETY
Classes 10 & 12 are affiliated to the Hackney Horse Society. All horses/ponies must be registered in the studbook of the UK Hackney Horse Society or of a recognised Hackney Society abroad and all exhibitors must be members of the Hackney Horse Society. Minimum age of driver is open and novice classes will be 14 years at date of show. Please note ruling for Novice Hackneys: To be eligible for a novice class the exhibit may not have been a Novice Champion at an Annual Breeds Show or Novice Hackney Horse or Pony of the Year. an animal can only be a Novice for three seasons from the start of their first show (Not consecutive seasons)

THE VICTORIA FOOD COMPANY OPEN PRIVATE DRIVING CHAMPIONSHIP
This is a Victoria Food Company Driving Championship qualifier. The champion will qualify for the grand final to be held on Sunday 15th September 2024 at Bury Farm Equestrian Club, New Bury Farm, Mill Road, Slapton, Bucks, LU7 9BT. In the event that the champion has already qualified then the Reserve Champion to qualify. If the Reserve has also qualified, the rosette will be awarded to the Champion, once qualified, the horse, whip and vehicle may not be changed.

CONCOURS D’ ELEGANCE SOCIETY OF GREAT BRITAIN
First, second and third placed horses/ponies not already qualified in classes 5, 7, 8 & 45 will qualify for the Champion of Britain Title classes 2025 (Venue and date to be confirmed) If a horse/pony has already qualified, cards may be handed down to 6th place at judge’s discretion. Each qualified horse/pony will receive a qualification card in the ring which will enable the owner to enter the Championship Show, provided the owner and rider/handler are, or become registered with the Concours d’Elegance Society within 21 days of the qualifying show. No horse registration is required. For up-to-date information telephone the secretary on 07960 107 111 or see www.eqconcoursgb.com.

THE SIDE SADDLE ASSOCIATION
Classes 6 & 7 are affiliated to The Side Saddle Association and are run under SSA Rules defined in the current members handbook. Please go to SSA website for further details http://www.sidesaddleassociation.co.uk

Terms & Conditions

1 The decision of the Judges shall be final. Objections of any kind must be made in writing and delivered to the Secretary making it clear that it is an objection which is being handed in. A deposit of £30 shall be paid with each objection which must be made within half an hour of the Judge’s decision being given on the day of the show; in the case of a joint objection a deposit shall be paid by each objector. Such objections will be considered by a panel of not less than three members of the Society appointed by the Chairman or Vice Chairman and their decision shall be final. Anonymity will not be available to any objector. The deposit may be forfeited at the discretion of the panel

2 The Society’s general by-laws and general regulations apply to all Entries, Exhibitors and persons attending the Show.

3 Exhibitors will comply with any directions or instructions given to them by the Society its Officers or Stewards, which the Society deems to be expedient.

4 Any animal considered by the Judge/Steward on the advice of the Veterinary Surgeons to be suffering from disease or lameness to be immediately removed from the class.The society and associated Show Veterinary Officers reserve the right to summon animal health officials if deemed necessary. All animals ridden anywhere on the Showground, rings or lorry parks, must only be ridden by a rider whose size and weight does not compromise the animal’s welfare. We are operating under the 20% rider weight guideline where the rider in full riding attire with full tack must be less than 20% of the animal’s body weight. This is based on a relatively fit, healthy animal, as an overweight animal is also a welfare concern. Every Exhibitor of Horses shall be liable to pay the society a sum not exceeding £100 and for liquidated damages, if any animal sent for exhibition is, in the opinion of any of the Show Veterinary Officers, affected with any contagious or infectious disease including ringworm, or with any form of disease likely to prove dangerous or detrimental to other animals and for each and every such case, if more than one. The aforesaid animal(s) will be disqualified and subject to movement restrictions must be removed immediately from the Showground.

5 It is the sole responsibility of riders to ensure that whilst on horseback, they wear correctly fitting, 3-point protective headgear which complies with the latest British Standard. The Society accepts no responsibility for any injury arising from a failure to comply with this regulation The exception to this rule is for classes 6-8 whereby a disclaimer must be signed if the rider wishes not to wear a hard hat. Handlers under 16’s will be required to wear hard hats when exhibiting.

6 No equine animal is allowed to be on the Showground unless entered in a class.

7 Every exhibitor making entries for the show shall be deemed to have agreed to abide by these Rules and it is on this understanding only those entries are accepted. All entries to be made on line before the date specified in the Schedule. Showjumping and show entries will be taken on the day if an exhibit is already entered prior to entries closing but a additional fee will be charged

8 The Society reserves the right to refuse any entry.

9 If for any reason the Horse Classes or the Show as a whole has to be cancelled ONLY half the entry fee will be refunded. In no other case will entries be returned.

10 In the event that a class or classes are cancelled by the Society (whether or not the Show takes place) then the only compensation due to an exhibitor will be a refund of the entry fee(s) paid by the exhibitor in respect of the class or classes that have been cancelled.

11 Except where this Schedule specifically provides otherwise for a particular class the following provisions will take effect. If there are less than six entries for any class, the third prize need not be given and if there are less than three entries, the second prize may be withheld.

12 Competitions qualifying for events organised by other bodies are offered in good faith on information provided by those bodies. No liability is accepted by this Society if those events take place in circumstances other than those originally stated or do not proceed.

13 Exhibits in all classes must be the bona fide property of the exhibitors and all exhibits must have been the property of, and in the possession of, the exhibitors at the time of entry. Any person who has care and control of an exhibit on the Showground will be deemed to be the Agent of that exhibit’s owner for all purposes connected with that exhibit. The Horse Passports (England) Regulation 2009 requires all owners to obtain a passport for each animal that they own. Please remember to bring these passport(s) to the show and have them available for inspection if requested by Equine Veterinary Surgeon or Local Trading Standards Officers. If you require any further information please contact the DEFRA helpline or visit their website www.defra.gov.uk.

14 The entry fee for any animal entered and not exhibited will be forfeited.

15 In the event of a Judge or Judges failing to attend on Show Day, the Secretary or Chief Steward may appoint a Deputy or Deputies.

16 In any Class or Section which is affiliated to a Governing Body it shall be a condition of entry that exhibitors, whether or not members of that Body, shall comply with its Rules and will be liable to dope testing.

17 Every effort will be made to avoid classes clashing but should this happen for any reason; exhibitors must choose which class they want to compete in. No entry fees will be refunded. The Society will not be responsible for any loss where an exhibitor has made entries in more than one class and because of a time overrun it is not possible for him/her or the horse/pony to compete in one or more later classes. No claim for refund of fees paid or other loss, direct, indirect or consequential will be accepted or paid.

18 The Show Organisers have taken reasonable precautions to ensure the Health and Safety of everyone Each competitor/Exhibitor are required to have adequate Public Liability Insurance in respect of their participation and the Society. The onus is on every rider who suffers a fall or any person who suffers an injury whilst on the Showground to report the fall/injury to the Show Secretary.

19 Livestock vehicles and horse boxes should follow the signs and enter the Showground at the designated entrances. Only vehicles carrying horses or turnout vehicles for driving classes and displaying the relevant vehicle pass will be permitted in the Horse Parking Area. Cars should not be brought into this area and should be parked in the public car parks, clearly signed on all major routes to the Showground.

20 Rosettes are awarded up to sixth place, although additional rosettes may be awarded at the judges’ discretion. The prize money listed for each class represents the maximum amount. Payment will be made within two weeks of the show. If there are fewer than 5 entries, only first and second prize money will be awarded. If there are fewer than 4 entries, only first prize money will be awarded. All cups and trophies are the property of the society. Most trophy winners may hold their respective cup or trophy and, upon payment of a refundable deposit of £50.00, this can be collected from the Show Secretary with the understanding that they must be returned by July 15, 2025. Winners will be required to engrave the trophies they have won at their own expense and sign for any trophies.

21. Classes 85 to 90 will be run under British Dressage rules on tack, dress, judging and welfare apply. BD Competition Rules available www.britishdressage.co.uk

22. Junior competitors are those that are 16 or under on 1st January 2024.

23. Classes will be limited at the discretion of the show.

24. Prior to the show, we will communicate any changes to our timetable or other important updates via email to the Billing Contact email provided during entry submission on My Riding Life. Kindly inform the Orsett Show team promptly of any changes to your contact details leading up to the show to ensure you receive all vital communications. They can be reached at horsesection@orsettshow.co.uk. Updates will also be posted on our Orsett Show Facebook and Instagram pages. Please note that slight changes to class timings may not be confirmed until the morning of the competition.

26. Each competitor will receive two wristbands, while driving competitors will be provided with three wristbands. Additional wristbands can be purchased at a discounted price of £13 each. Children under 16 years old are entitled to free entry; however, please specify the number of wristbands required for them.

 

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