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Valentines Show**Date Change Now 17th February

February 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Annual Valentines Show

Sunday 17th February 2019

9:30 am Start Time

In hand and Ridden Judge: Ross Beeston-Delap

Closing date for pre entries: Wednesday 6th February

Pre Entries (via Equoevents) £8 per class, Entries on the day £10 per class

Valentines Schedule: Valentines Show 2019

 

“This show is affiliated to The Coloured Horse & Pony Society (UK). Affiliation No 19069. 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 both Owner and Rider/Exhibitor need to be a current showing member and present their valid Qualifier card IN THE RING for signing by the judge. Members to apply in writing to CHAPS (UK) for appropriate qualifier card.

The following classes are CHAPS (UK) Qualifiers 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,11,14,20,25 for the CHAPS (UK) Championships Show 28th – 31st August  2019. For full rulings and information on competition/qualification, please refer to the CHAPS (UK) Members’ Handbook; or visit www.chapsuk.com for rulings.

All stallions entering these classes must be graded with CHAPS (UK). All stallions must wear Stallion ID Discs in the ring.

 

Class no. 5 is a qualifier for CHAPS (UK) Winter Restricted Finals being held at Arena UK BOTH THE OWNER AND THE RIDER OF ANY EXHIBIT NEED NOT BE FULLY PAID-UP MEMBERS OF CHAPS (UK) AT THE TIME OF COMPETITION, NOR MUST THE ANIMAL BE REGISTERED; BUT TO VALIDATE THE QUALIFICATION, BOTH MEMBERSHIP AND REGISTRATION MUST BE IN PLACE WITH CHAPS (UK) AT THE TIME OF ENTERING THE RELEVANT YEARS’ FINALS AND BOTH SECTIONS OF THE QUALIFIER CARD MUST BE RETURNED AS PER THE INSTRUCTIONS ON THE CARD.   MEMBERSHIP/REGISTRATION FROM CHAPS (UK) ADMIN, 1 MCLAREN COTTAGES, ABERTYSSWG, RHYMNEY, TREDEGAR NP22 5BH.  ALL STALLIONS MUST BE GRADED WITH CHAPS (UK) IN ORDER TO COMPETE IN THESE CLASSES.  Exhibits not to have qualified for HOYS in the current and previous year in which the Finals will be held (e.g. for 2017 Finals the horse or pony must not have qualified for HOYS in either 2017 or 2018).  The 2 highest placed from each height/type category may qualify.

 

This Show is affiliated to Equifest, taking place at the East of England Showground on the 29th Aug – 1st Sept 2019. The two highest exhibits not already qualified in each affiliated class will qualify.

 

TSR Riders & IN HAND Championships – This show is a qualifier for the 2019 TSR Riders/In Hand Regional Championships. Qualify and enter ANY of the Regional Finals Central, East Anglia, North West, North East, South East, South, Wales & South West or Scottish. You Do Not have to be a TSR member to qualify or enter a final. The Rider/Handler qualifies and can enter any horse/pony in any number of Finals!
TSR Riders Champs – 1st & 2nd riders qualify and will receive a qualification card in the ring.
TSR In Hand Champs – The two highest placed Handlers with a TSR In Hand Card will qualify in any In Hand class. Handlers MUST have their cards signed in the ring by the judge/steward, cards are available FREE from the TSR website.  Full details at http://www.theshowingregister.co.uk/

 Please Note – No Dogs and Smoking Allowed on the premises

 CHAPS Classes

Class 1          CHAPS (UK) Native/Cob/Traditional Open In-Hand

Any height. Any age, no foals.

CHAPS (UK) Qualifier, TSR Qualifier

Class 2          CHAPS (UK) Non-Native Open In-Hand Qualifier

Any height. Any age, no foals.

CHAPS (UK) Qualifier, TSR Qualifier

Class 3          Novice Ridden Horse/Pony

CHAPS (UK) Qualifier (Any Type)

 

Class 4          CHAPS (UK) Winter Restricted Qualifier

Open to all heights, type and 4 years and over. (class to be split if sufficient entries)

Exhibits not to have qualified for HOYS in the current and previous year in which the finals will be held (e.g. for 2018 Finals

the horse or pony must not have qualified for HOYS in either 2017 or 2018).

CHAPS (UK) Qualifier, TSR Qualifier

 

Class 5          CHAPS (UK) Native/Cob/Traditional Open Ridden

Any type, height, 4 years and over.

CHAPS (UK) Qualifier, TSR Qualifier

 

Class 6          CHAPS (UK) Non Native Open Ridden

Any height, type, 4 years and over

CHAPS (UK) Qualifier, TSR Qualifier

 

CHAPS Championship For 1st & 2nd place in all of the above classes after Class 7

 

In-Hand

 

Class 7          Open Youngstock

Open to ages 1, 2 or 3 Year Olds; no foals.

Handlers must be competent for size of exhibit. Over the age of 16 for handling colts.

CHAPS (UK) Qualifier, TSR Qualifier

 

Class 8          Open Sports Horse/Pony (not split in to height groups)

CHAPS (UK) Qualifier, TSR Qualifier

 

Class 9          Equifest Spillers – Mountain and Moorland – In Hand

Class will be split if sufficient entries.

Open to In Hand Mountain & Moorland ponies registered with their respective Pure Bred Societies of Connemara, Dales, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Fell, Highland, New Forest, Shetland, Welsh A, B, C and D.  Stallion, mare, colt, filly or gelding, any age.

Equifest Qualifier, TSR Qualifier

 

Class 10        Rare and Foreign Breeds

Stallion, mare, colt, filly or gelding, any age

TSR Qualifier

 

Class 11        In Hand Veteran

Stallion, mare or gelding, 15 years and over.

CHAPS Qualifier (UK), TSR Qualifier

 

Class 12          Young Handlers

Handlers under the age of 16 and open to any breed/height/age. No Stallions

 

Class 13        Open In-Hand

Any Height, age, type.

Handlers must be competent for size of exhibit. Over the age of 16 for handling colts

TSR Qualifier

 

In-Hand Championship For 1st & 2nd place in classes 8-13 after class 13

 

Please Note – No Dogs and Smoking Allowed on the premises

 

Ridden (not before 1pm)

 

Class 14        Lead Rein and First Ridden Best Combination up to 10 years

CHAPS (UK) LR 3-8yrs, exhibits not to exc 122cms (12hh); FR 10yrs & under, exhibits not to exc 128cms (12.2hh).

CHAPS (UK) Qualifier, TSR Qualifier

 

Class 15        Ridden Show Pony inc

The Milner Family- Show Pony Lead Rein and

The Coles Show Team – Show Pony First Ridden

Open Show Pony, Mare or Gelding, 4 year old & over, not exceeding 148cms. Rider not to have attained their 17th birthday before the 1st January in the current year.

Leading Rein Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old & over not exceeding 128cm. Riders not to have attained their 8th 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.

First Ridden Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old & over not exceeding 128cm. Riders not to have attained their 10th birthday before 1st January in the current year. To be shown in a suitable bridle.

Equifest Qualifier, TSR Qualifier

 

Class 16        Best Combination Riders 16 years and under

 

Class 17        Best Combination Riders 17 years and over

 

Class 18        Cavernoma Alliance UK – Mountain and Moorland Lead Rein and

The Jungle Hut –  Mountain & Moorland First Ridden

Open to Mountain & Moorland ponies, registered with their respective Pure Breed Societies of Dartmoor, Exmoor, New Forest, Shetland and Welsh A or B. Mare or gelding, 4 years & over, not exceeding 128cms.

For Lead Rein: Riders to not have attained their 9th birthday before 1st January in the current year. To be led by an attendant and shown in a snaffle bridle, the lean rein to be attached to the noseband only.

First Ridden: riders not have attained their 12th birthday before the 1st January in the current year. Shown in any bridle.

Equifest Qualifier, TSR Qualifier

 

Class 19        Mountain and Moorland Open Ridden

Open to Mountain & Moorland ponies registered with their respective Pure Bred Societies

Stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over.  Rider any age.

Equifest Qualifer, TSR Qualifier

 

Class 20        Veteran Horse/ Pony (Any breed/type 15 yrs & over) inc CHAPS Veteran Qualifier

Stallion, mare or gelding, 15 years old and over.  Rider any age

CHAPS Qualifier, TSR Qualifier

 

Class 21        Class 21        BSPA/Equifest Ridden Piebald/Skewbald

Open ridden Piebald / Skewbald stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old & over. Riders any age.

The first three places will also qualify for the BSPA Championship. Subject to their show rules & conditions.

Stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old, any type.  Rider any age

 

Class 22 Ridden Cob

Stallion, mare or gelding, any type, 4 years old and over.  Rider any age – TSR Qualifier

 

Class 23        Novice Ridden Horse/Pony – In 1st year of competition

Stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over in their first year of competition.  Rider any age

 

Class 24        Open Ridden

Stallion, mare or gelding, any type, 4 years old and over.  Rider any age – TSR Qualifier

 

Class 25        Black Country Saddles/Equifest Ridden Hunter

Open Ridden Hunter, mare or gelding, 4 years & over, exceeding 153cm. Riders any age.

Equifest Qualifier, TSR Qualifier

 

Class 26         Ridden Sports Horse/Pony

Stallion, mare or gelding. 4 years and over.

CHAPS Qualifier, TSR Qualifier

 

Class 27        Ridden Concours

Stallion, mare or gelding. 4 years and over

 

Ridden Championship for 1st & 2nd Place in all of the above classes to take place at the end of class 26.

Champion and Reserve Champion from the In-hand and Ridden championship will then go forward to become Supreme Champion of the Leamside Equestrian

 

 Disclaimer

Save for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of the organisers or anyone for whom they are in law responsible, neither the organisers, Leamside Equestrian, nor any agent, employee or representative of these bodies accepts any liability for any accident, loss, damage, injury, illness to horses, owners, riders, grooms, spectators, land or any other person or property whatsoever, whether caused by their negligence, breach of contract or in any other way whatsoever.

 

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY – By entering you are deemed to have agreed to the following:

  1. All persons enter the show and its grounds at their own risk & Leamside Equestrian Limited accept no responsibility for injury, accident, or loss.
  2. The organisers reserve the right to ask any competitor to leave the arena if they feel any animal is unfit to compete or being unfairly treated.
  3. Lead rein ponies are to be shown in a snaffle bridle with the lead rein attached to the noseband only.
  4. No spurs to be worn by any junior rider (16 years & under).
  5. All horses/ponies competing in ridden classes to be 4 years old or over.
  6. Age of rider/handler is as that on the date of the show.
  7. Hard hats to current BSI standards must be worn by all handlers aged 14 years and under in the in-hand classes and at all times when mounted, irrespective of age. Chin straps must be fastened. And purpose made riding boots at all times when mounted. If a Patey Hard is worn a disclaimer MUST be signed.
  8. It is the responsibility of the competitors to be at the arena on time.
  9. No person will enter the arena unless required to do so to compete or at the specific request of the judge.
  10. Participants do so at their own risk.
  11. The organisers will not be responsible for any loss, damage or injury to persons, animals or property.
  12. All persons must be vigilant of vehicles and animals moving round the show area and should abide by the spectator/horse only zones and prohibited areas at all time.
  13. Horses/ponies must be supervised at all times. Horses/ponies MUST NOT be left tied to vehicles including horseboxes unattended.
  14. NO GALLOPING anywhere on the show ground unless requested by a judge.
  15. Rubbish must be placed in the bins provided or removed from the show ground.
  16. Vehicles must not be mucked out on the show ground or any part of the farm.
  17. It is compulsory for horses to have Public Liability Insurance.
  18. 18. Colts, two years old or over must be suitably bitted and led by a handler who is competent and able to keep control at all times.
  19. Any person behaving inappropriately will be asked to leave and will be disqualified.
  20. All travelling horses and ponies must have a valid passport with them. All horses must be fully vaccinated.
  21. The organiser reserves the right to cancel, alter, amend, split or amalgamate classes according to entries and circumstances.
  22. All competitors should consider carefully the classes they enter. No refunds/swap of classes will be given under any circumstances whatsoever.

23 Any complaints must be lodged, in writing, with the show secretary within 30 minutes of the close of the class. A deposit of £30 must be left which will be returned if the complaint is upheld.

  1. Smoking is prohibited within the grounds. A smoking point is by the double gates at the entrance only and please use bins provided.
  2. Children under the age of 16 years must be supervised by an adult at all times.

26.THE JUDGE’S DECISION IS FINAL. Anyone acting discourteously to any judge/steward/organiser will be asked to leave the grounds.

  1. Vehicles including trailers parked on the premises are left entirely at the owner’s risk.
  2. All horses entered must be of good health and have appropriate up to date vaccinations and worm control to prevent any risk to other horses.

 

Most of all we ask that all competitors are respectful to each other, our stewards, liveries, staff, facilities and property.

Details

Date:
February 17
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organizer

Bev Brown
Phone:
0191 6075900

Venue

Leamside Equestrian Limited
Whitehouse Farm
Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 6QJ United Kingdom
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Phone:
0191 6075900
Website:
www.leamsideequestrianltd.co.uk