Alrewas Show

Light Horses & Ponies

Thank you to everyone that attended the 2023 Light Horse section on Saturday 15th July. 

We hope you had a lovely day, we're already looking forward to next year! 

The photographer on the day for this section was https://www.jhtphotography.co.uk/-/galleries 

A special thanks once again to our Judge, Mrs A Beresford and class sponsors Red Gorilla and Hewitt Robins International.

 

Started in 2022, the Light Horse section has been designed to offer in-hand, ridden showing, junior and novelty classes. We hope we have created a schedule to offer classes for everyone no matter your horse's breed, age of rider/handler, or showing experience.

We are happy to answer any questions you may have, so please feel free to get in touch, by emailing mm-ponies@alrewasshow.co.uk

Light Horse & Pony Steward

Claire Bell

01827 383472 

07931 259892

mm-ponies@alrewasshow.co.uk

 

PROVISIONAL 2024 SCHEDULE

Light Horse & Pony Schedule

RIDDEN CLASSES

Classes to commence at 8:30am

Sponsored by 

Class 1            Best Turned Out Horse/Pony & Rider - Riders under 14 years

Open to riders under 14. To be judged in walk only. Horses/ponies 4 years old and over. Any breed, any type. Riders under 9 years old can be shown on the lead rein.

Class 2             Best Turned Out Horse/Pony & Rider - Riders over 14 years

Estimated class time - 8:50am

Open to riders over 14. To be judged in walk only. Ponies 4 years old and over. Any breed, any type.

Class 3             Lead Rein Pony - Riders 9 years and under

Estimated class time - 9:10am

To be shown in a snaffle bridle, and lead rein attached to the noseband only. Rosettes to all entrants. Ponies 4 years old and over. Any breed, any type.

Class 4             First Ridden Pony - Riders 12 years and under

Estimated class time - 9:30am

Rosettes to all entrants. HPonies 4 years old and over. Any breed, any type.

Class 5             Ridden Mountain & Moorland - Small Breeds 

Estimated class time - 9:50am

Small M&M Breeds. 4 years old and over. Must be shown in their natural state. Riders can participate on the lead rein if 9 years and under.

Class 6             Ridden Mountain & Moorland - Large Breeds 

Estimated class time - 10:10am

Large M&M Breeds. Horses/ponies 4 years old and over. Must be shown in their natural state.

Class 7             Open Ridden

Estimated class time - 10:30am

Horses and ponies 4 years old and over. Any breed, any type. This class may be split dependent on entries.

A Ridden Championship to take place at the end of this section for 1st & 2nd Prize winners from classes 1-5.

Estimated Ridden Championship time - 10:50am

 

11AM BREAK FOR LUNCH & FOR CATTLE CLASSES TO TAKE PLACE

 

Class 8 - Fancy Dress *new for 2024

Estimated class time - 12pm

Open to everyone. Horses can be shown in hand or under saddle. Let's see your creativity.

 

IN-HAND CLASSES

To follow on from the break and fancy dress class, estimated 12:30pm. 

Class 9             Youngstock – horses and ponies 3 and under

Estimated class time - 12:30pm

Horses/ponies 3 years old and under. Any breed, any type.

Class 10             Young Handler – handler under 14 years of age

Estimated class time - 12:50pm

Horses/ponies any age, any breed, any type. 

Class 11             Open In Hand Pony

Estimated class time - 1:10pm

Horses/ponies any age, any breed, any type. 

Class 12             Open In Hand Horse

Estimated class time - 1:30pm

Horses/ponies any age, any breed, any type. 

Class 12             Veteran Horse or Pony – 15 years old & over

Estimated class time - 1:50pm

Horses/ponies 15 years old and over. Any breed, any type. 

Class 13 - Best Conditioned Horse or Pony / Rare & Foreign Breeds Class

Estimated class time - 2:10pm

Any age, breed and height. To include Foreign Breed/Non British Breeds i.e. Fjord, Haflinger.

Class 14           Mountain & Moorland - Small Breeds

Estimated class time - 2:30pm

M&M Small Breeds. Any ages. Must be shown in their natural state. The small and large breeds class may be merged if entries do not support the class running separately.

Class 15           Mountain & Moorland - Large Breeds

Estimated class time - 2:50pm

M&M Large Breeds. Any ages. Must be shown in their natural state. The small and large breeds class may be merged if entries do not support the class running separately.

 

An In-Hand Championship to take place at the end of this section for 1st & 2nd Prize winners from classes 9-15.

Estimated In Hand Championship time - 3:10pm

  

SUPREME CHAMPIONSHIP FOR RIDDEN CHAMPION & RESERVE CHAMPION AND

IN-HAND CHAMPION & RESERVE CHAMPION

Sponsored by TBC

Supreme of Show Estimated Time 3:30pm

 LEGAL LIABILITY

Neither the club nor any persons acting on its behalf will accept liability for any loss, damage or illness to ponies, horses, riders, spectators, or any person.

Hard Hats to current BSI standards with a chin strap to be worn at all times whilst mounted and in in-hand classes by handlers 16 years and under.

No cantering on the field except in warm-up areas.

The Judge’s decision is final. Any complaints regarding the judge’s decision will not be accepted.

Further Information

 

Ridden Section Sponsored by TBC

 

Supreme Championship Sponsored by TBC

 

 

 

 

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