THE BETTY SKELTON MEMORIAL SHOW HARROWAY FARM Penton Mewsey, Andover In memory of a remarkable lady Thursday 19th August 2010 Harroway Farm, Penton Mewsey, Andover For all ages and experience levels Ridden and in-hand classes Showjumping Working hunters Hunters Riding horses Ex-racehorses Side-saddle Coloureds Veterans Mountain & Moorland Arabs and part-breds Youngstock Novice and Children’s classes to include Fancy Dress Unaffiliated dressage Raising funds for Hounds for Heroes Ring championships Supreme Championship Best Rider Championship BLUE CHIP & IDHS(GB) £2,000 CHALLENGE QUALIFIER For all enquiries, please contact the Secretary: NFU MUTUAL IRISH DRAUGHT YOUNGSTOCK CHALLENGE QUALIFIER Mrs Lindsay Bryars Cloverfield SSA EQUITATION CHAMPIONSHIPS QUALIFYING CLASS Tel. no. 01264 810249 Houghton Down or 07970 424340 Stockbridge SSA SIR LANCELOT MEMORIAL TROPHY QUALIFIER (Area 10) SO20 6JR GENERAL RULES IRISH DRAUGHT HORSE SOCIETY (GB) 1. The Judge’s decision is final. These classes are affiliated to the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) and only horses registered or identified with the IDHS (GB) are 2. A rider’s declared age is that on the day of the show. eligible for entry. 3. Appropriate riding or in-hand clothes should be worn and hard hats must be worn at all times by RIDDEN IRISH DRAUGHT AND IRISH DRAUGHT SPORT anyone riding on the showground. All riders must wear an approved hat which includes a permanently fitted non-detachable harness secured to the shell at more than two points, with HORSE - Mare or Gelding, 4 years and over, registered or identified on the Irish Draught or the chinstrap done up at all times when mounted. Riding hats must conform one or more of the Irish Draught Sport Horse Registers. To be ridden by the Judge. This Show is a Qualifier for following standards: BS4472 PA5015 BS EN 1384. Handlers are encouraged to wear the Blue Chip and IDHS (GB) £2,000 Challenge. The highest placed (not already qualified) suitable headgear that conforms to these standards. will qualify for the Final of the Blue Chip Championship, which will be held at the IDHS (GB) Annual Breed Show (Arena UK, 18th - 19th September 2010) NB: A horse may only qualify for 4. No cantering will be allowed on the showground except in warm up arenas and rings. Failure the Final once, regardless of the type or number of classes won, placed in or entered. Each to comply with this rule will result in competitors being asked to leave the showground, forfeiting Qualifier will receive a rosette and a voucher for £10 from Blue Chip. In the Final, the all entry fees for classes in which competitors can then not compete. In the interests of other Champion will be awarded £1,000 prize money plus Blue Chip rug, the Reserve Champion people’s safety, competitors are politely requested to refrain from moving between the rings at will be awarded £500 and 3rd to 7th inclusive will be awarded £100 each. In addition, the any speed other than walk. highest placed Pure Bred will receive a Trophy and £100 and the highest placed 15.2hh and 5. The use of spurs and or whips will be strictly monitored. Anyone seen by an official to be Under will receive a Trophy & £50.” abusing any animal, either ridden or in-hand, anywhere on the showground, will not be permitted to remain on the showground. All entry fees for classes in which competitors can MIXED IRISH DRAUGHT YOUNGSTOCK – This class is a Qualifier for the NFU Mutual then not compete will be forfeited. Irish Draught Youngstock Challenge. “The two highest placed Pure Breds from each age group, yearling (filly, colt or gelding), 2 year old (filly, colt or gelding) and 3 year-old (filly or 6. No unauthorised persons may enter the rings; permission must be sought from the ring steward gelding) identified on the Grade 1 Irish Draught Horse Register (i.e. out of a Grade 1 Mare for late arrivals after a class has commenced. (either RID, AID or SID) and by an RID Sire, also 2 and 3 year old fillies already graded 7. The organisers reserve the right to make changes to any class according to entries; this (RID/AID) or, if one or both have already qualified, the horse next in line in each age group, includes the right to amalgamate or divide classes. The committee reserve the right to cancel will qualify for the Final at the IDHS (GB) Annual Breed Show (Arena UK, 18th - 19th or refuse entry if they deem fit so to do, and the right to cancel a class, refunding entry fees. September 2010). In the Final, there will be three classes each awarding £150 to the 1st placed Semi-finalist and £100 to the 2nd placed Semi-finalist. The Two Semi-finalists from 8. In the interests of keeping the show running to schedule, the organisers reserve the right to each class going forward to the Championship, where the Champion will receive £150, the move classes from one ring to another if necessary; such decisions will be publicly notified. Reserve Champion will receive £100.” 9. For competitors withdrawing from classes prior to or during the show, no entry fees will be refunded without the production of a veterinary or doctor’s certificate. 10. Anyone who enters the showground does so at their own risk. Whilst all reasonable precautions will be taken to ensure safety for all, the committee accepts no responsibility for accidents, injuries or loss to competitors, spectators, animals or their property and equipment. The Side Saddle Association 11. All dogs MUST be kept on leads on the showground. SSA EQUITATION CHAMPIONSHIPS OPEN QUALIFYING CLASS 12. Any competitor who is discourteous in the opinion of the officials will be dismissed from the ring This class will be run under SSA Rules defined in the current Members’ and/or the showground, forfeiting all entry fees for classes in which competitors can then not Handbook and is open to SSA members and non-members. Members compete. carrying their current Championship Points Cards are eligible for SSA rosettes to 3rd Adult and 3rd Junior places and SSA Championship 13. Objections must be made in writing to the Secretary within 15 minutes of the incident, Points. accompanied by a deposit of £15. Deposits will be returned in full to anyone whose objection has been upheld. The final decision remains with the Chief Judge. Side Saddle International offer a rosette to the Adult Member and Manor Grange Stud Show Centre to the Junior Member judged to be the best turned out. 14. In the event of the show being cancelled outright, the organisers reserve the right to withhold the sum of £3 per competitor to cover the refund and expenses. THE SIR LANCELOT MEMORIAL TROPHY QUALIFIER 15. All competitors must be covered by third party insurance. A Special rosette will be offered to the Adult Member of the SSA Area in which the Show is held (Area 10) who, during the Equitation class (irrespective of final placing) is judged to be 16. A vet and farrier will be on call to the show; owners/competitors are reminded they must pay the most elegant. That member will be eligible to compete in the Final for the Sir Lancelot any fees incurred in the treatment of their animal at the time of vet/farrier’s attendance. Memorial Trophy (donated by the late Mrs E Skelton) at the National Side Saddle Show. A 17. Jumping classes may be run under A7 rules, excluding Clear Round jumping. Member may only qualify once per season between one National Show and the next, and if the Judge’s first choice has already qualified, the rosette will be awarded to the next eligible competitor. BSMS 2010 CHOSEN CHARITY Here we go again…… The Organising Committee would like to thank everyone who made the 2009 show such a resounding success. It went so well, and has met with such a great reception for the past 4 years, we think we are probably here to stay now! This year, we’d like to thank in advance all those who support the show in so many ways. We are indebted to everyone who helps before, during and after the show, and we are also incredibly grateful to Mission Statement: everyone who donates or lends equipment. We are pleased to confirm that the following judges have already kindly The purpose of "Hounds for Heroes" is to provide agreed to judge at the show: specially trained assistance dogs to injured and disabled men and women of both the UK armed Jinks Bryer Rayna Matthews forces and civilian emergency services. Through this provision our aims are to provide help and practical William and Lizzie Bryer Antoinette McKeowen support leading to an enhanced quality of life for our Jane Busch Pippa Moon clients Caroline Collinssplatt Simon Somers Sue Mallinson David Sykes Hounds for Heroes: Initially Hounds for Heroes intends to raise £100,000 to buy 5 Labradors, the Puppies on Parade Appeal; these dogs will be carefully For all show enquiries, please contact the Secretary: selected for all the qualities needed to produce excellent assistance dogs. The Charity will carefully select puppy parents to start with this very Mrs Lindsay Bryars essential part of their training. After around 15 months the specialist Cloverfield Tel. no. 01264 810249 training will start, with a combination of puppy parents and the new Houghton Down or owner. All the time the puppies will be meeting on a weekly basis to Stockbridge 07970 424340 SO20 6JR carry out socialisation and specialist training. When the dogs are fully trained the ownership will be fully transferred to the new owner. www.houndsforheroes.com Ring 1 – The ‘Picture Play’ Ring Ring 2 – The ‘Harroway Mr Harlequin’ Ring Ridden Showing In-Hand Showing to start promptly at 9 a.m. To start promptly at 9 a.m. The best rider under 16 will be chosen from each class for the Best Rider Rosettes will be awarded to the highest place ex-racehorse in Classes 11, 14 + 16 Championship, in Ring 1, before Supreme Championship A Side Saddle Association rosette will be awarded in Classes 1, 2 and 4 to the highest placed SSA member riding side saddle. Class 11 Riding Horses Rosettes will be awarded to the highest place ex-racehorse in Classes 1, 2, 4 + 8 Class 12 Ex-racehorses - a special rosette to the Best Chaser and the Best Flat Class 1 Novice Hunter - 15hh minimum – to be ridden by the judge horse – please state eligibility on entry form Class 2 Open Hunter - 15hh minimum - to be ridden by the judge Class 13 Mountain and Moorlands - open to registered and unregistered animals; Class 3 Ridden Irish Draught and Irish Draught Sport Horse - Mare or entries to be split into Small and Large breeds if numbers warrant – be sure Gelding, 4 years and over, registered or identified on the IDHS (GB) or to enter breed and height on entry form IDSH Registers. To be ridden by the Judge. (This class may be split into Pure Bred and ID Sport Horse categories if there are sufficient Class 14 Veterans – open to horse/pony 17 years and over; age to be displayed entries.) This class is a qualifier for the BLUE CHIP & IDHS(GB) clearly £2,000 CHALLENGE - see Rules for Qualifiers details Not to start before 11 a.m. Class 4 Riding Horses - 15hh minimum - to be ridden by the judge Class 15 Arabs, Anglo Arabs and part-bred Arabs Class 5 Show hunter pony / Show riding pony - up to 15hh maximum; a special rosette will be awarded to the Best Novice of each type Class 16 Hunters Not before 12 midday Class 17 Coloured horse/pony – open to natives and non-natives Class 6 Ex-racehorses – a special rosette to the Best Chaser and the Best Flat Not to start before 12.30 p.m. horse – please state eligibility on entry form Class 18 Youngstock - all breeds/types, 1 to 3 years old Class 7 Coloured horse/pony – open to natives and non-natives Class 19 Mixed Irish Draught Youngstock – Yearling and 2 year old (colt, filly or Class 8 Veterans – open to horse/pony 17 years and over; age to be displayed gelding) and 3 year old (filly or gelding) identified on the Grade 1 Irish clearly Draught Register (i.e. by RID sire out of RID, AID, SID dam) or identified on the Grade 1 ID Sport Horse Register. (This class may be split into Pure Class 9 Mountain and Moorlands - open to registered and unregistered Bred and ID Sport Horse categories if there are sufficient entries.) animals; entries to be split into Small and Large breeds if numbers warrant – be sure to enter breed and height on entry form This class is a Qualifier for the NFU MUTUAL IRISH DRAUGHT YOUNGSTOCK CHALLENGE - see Rules for Qualifiers details. Class 10 Ridden RDA pony - open to any horse or pony used for or suitable to be used for Riding for the Disabled or similar activities IN-HAND CHAMPIONSHIP for first and second prize winners from Classes 11 to 19 RIDDEN CHAMPIONSHIP for first and second prize winners from Classes 1 to 10 ***** This Championship will not be before 12.30 p.m. ***** Champion and Reserve go forward to SUPREME CHAMPIONSHIP Champion and Reserve go forward to SUPREME CHAMPIONSHIP to be judged at close of all showing classes in Ring 1 to be judged at close of all showing classes in Ring 1 Ring 3 - The ‘Chocolate Box’ Ring Ring 3 - The ‘Chocolate Box’ Ring The best rider under 16 will be chosen from each class for the Best Rider The best rider under 16 will be chosen from each class for the Best Rider Championship, in Ring 1, before the Supreme Championship Championship, in Ring 1, before the Supreme Championship Classes 20 to 26 are ‘Harry’s Game’ accumulator classes – see below Afternoon classes – Side Saddle not to start before 2 p.m. Morning classes – Children’s Classes to start promptly at 9 a.m. Classes 27 to 29 are run under SSA Rules as stated in the current Members’ Handbook. Riders do not need to be members of the Side-Saddle Association to compete in these Rosettes to all entries in Classes 20-26 STRICTLY NO SPURS ALLOWED classes but Members should see Rules for Qualifier details, rosettes and points for Class 28. Class 20 Best Turned Out Class 27 Concours d’élégance - Costume/historical dress is permitted. The sole criterion for this class is the elegance of the picture presented by Class 21 Best Young Handler horse/pony and rider and the way of going of the horse/pony. Competitors will be required to walk, trot and canter. Special rosettes A 20 minute break will be allowed at the end of Class 22 for tacking up entries for Class 22 will be awarded to the highest placed Adult and Junior SSA members. Class 22 Best riding school pony Class 28 Open Equitation This is a Side Saddle Association EQUITATION CHAMPIONSHIPS Class 23 Family pony - up to 15hh QUALIFYING CLASS - The highest placed Adult and Junior members rd will receive SSA rosettes to 3 place and Qualifying points down the line Class 24 First pony – up to 13hh This is also a SIR LANCELOT MEMORIAL TROPHY QUALIFIER (Area 10) – a Special rosette will be awarded to the Adult member of Class 25 Lead rein Area 10 judged to be the most elegant in this class, irrespective of final placing. A 45 minute break will be allowed at the end of Class 26 for the preparation of entries for Class 26 Class 29 Novice Side Saddle rider (habit not essential) Class 26 Fancy Dress SIDE SADDLE CHAMPIONSHIP CHILDREN’S CHAMPIONSHIP for first and second prize winners from Classes 27 to 29 for first and second prize winners from Classes 20 to 26 Champion and Reserve go forward to SUPREME CHAMPIONSHIP Champion and Reserve to go forward to SUPREME CHAMPIONSHIP to be judged at close of all showing classes in Ring 1 to be judged at close of all showing classes in Ring 1 New for 2010 ! Refreshments will be available from The “Harry’s Game” Perpetual Challenge Cup The Riders’ Digest th Points awarded to 6 place in Classes 20 to 26 inclusive, Classes 43 to 47 inclusive and Handy Pony and Make sure you ask for a score card for your special ponies and take it into the ring for each of the qualifying classes Lovington Ice Creams See fuller details later in the schedule Ring 4 – The ‘Fare Knight’ Ring Ring 5 – The ‘Tommy Tittlemouse’ Ring Morning classes – Showjumping to start promptly at 9 a.m. Workers To be run under BSJA rules to start promptly at 9 a.m. Class 37 2’3” open showjumping with jump-off to include 2’6” fences The best rider under 16 will be chosen from each class for the Best Rider Championship, in Ring 1, before Supreme Championship Class 38 2’6” open showjumping with jump-off to include 2’9” fences Side Saddle Association rosettes will be awarded to the highest placed Class 39 2’6” PAIRS showjumping to be jumped against the clock SSA members riding side saddle in Classes 30 to 36 The first rider to complete their round carrying a baton, then hand the baton to the second rider waiting in a box, who then completes their A special rosette to be awarded to the highest placed M&M entry in each of classes 30 to 33 round. Class 30 Novice working hunter ponies – not exceeding 13hh 2’9” open showjumping with jump-off to include 3’ fences Fences not to exceed 2'0; ponies not to have been placed 1st or 2nd in any Class 40 working hunter pony classes, including pony club An individual show will be required Afternoon classes – Showjumping not to start before 1 p.m. Class 31 Novice working hunter ponies - not exceeding 15hh Fences not to exceed 2'3”; ponies not to have been placed 1st or 2nd in any working hunter pony classes, including pony club An individual show will be required Class 41 3’0” showjumping with jump-off to include 3’3” fences Class 32 Open working hunter ponies - not exceeding 15hh Class 42 3’3” showjumping with jump-off to include 3’6” fences Fences not to exceed 2'6” An individual show will be required Class 33 Open working hunter ponies - not exceeding 15hh Fences not to exceed 2'9" An individual show will be required Not before 12 midday Class 34 Novice working hunter – 15hh minimum Fences 2’6” to 2'9"; horses/ponies not to have been placed 1st or 2nd in any working hunter classes Entries to be ridden by the judge Class 35 Open working hunter – 15hh minimum Fences 3' - 3'3” Entries to be ridden by the judge Mudsports is the home of outstanding event photography. We understand Class 36 Open working hunter – 15hh minimum the pictures you want to see and work hard to produce unbeatable images Fences 3'3” - 3'6” whether you are riding a dressage test, racing grasstrack bikes or attending Entries to be ridden by the judge a prom or party. WORKERS CHAMPIONSHIP Offering on demand printing at any venue we ensure you have your prints in for first and second prize winners from Classes 30 to 33 your hand instantly, with a full secure web based sales service post event for enlargements, canvasses and other gifts. Champion and reserve to go forward to SUPREME CHAMPIONSHIP to be judged at close of all showing classes in Ring 1 www.mudsports.co.uk Ring 6 – The ‘Rosie Pud’ Ring Ring 8 Clear Round Showjumping Dressage from 9 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. Fences will rise during the morning Class 48 Preliminary Test 4 Start 9 a.m. Rosettes to be awarded to Juniors (16 years and under) and Seniors (over 16 years old) – please note age on entry form if a Entry fee £2 payable at ringside Junior Jumping – not to start before 11.45 a.m. Class 49 Preliminary Test 18 Start 11 a.m. Classes 43 to 47 are ‘Harry’s Game’ accumulator classes – see later for detail Rosettes to be awarded to Juniors (16 years and under) and Seniors (over 16 years old) – please note age on entry form if a Class 43 Novice Jumping for slightly bolder riders (off lead-rein) Junior No upper age limit; fences not to exceed approx. 2’3" in jump-offs. Class 44 Miniminimus jumping for absolute beginners Fence height 1’ max; to be judged on style not speed; Special "Style and Class 50 Novice Test 35 (2009) Start 1 p.m. Performance" award for best leader. Rosettes to be awarded in 2 Rosettes to be awarded to Juniors (16 years and under) and sections: Seniors (over 16 years old) – please note age on entry form if a (a) Lead rein (b) Not led Junior Class 45 Maximinimus jumping PLEASE NOTE that this test will be ridden in a 60m x 20m arena Fence height 1’6”; to be judged on style not speed; Special "Style and Performance" award for best leader. Rosettes to be awarded in 2 sections: (a) Lead rein We will endeavour to allocate you a dressage time that fits in (b) Not led with other classes you enter, but please bear potential clashes in mind when making your entries. Class 46 Horse and Hound jumping (rider on or off lead-rein) Fence height not exceeding approx. 1’6”; pony/horse and rider to complete course, followed by handler and dog. The rider can be led and The Prelim test sections will be running in two arenas concurrently. the rider does not have to be the dog-handler To be judged on fastest horse and hound combination Dressage sheets (and rosettes!) can be forwarded after the show Special award for Most Amusing Canine Round if a LARGE appropriately stamped addressed envelope is provided. Special Award for Most Amusing Handler's Round Ring for times on Tuesday 17th August 2010 Class 47 Novice jumping for inexperienced (off lead-rein) No upper age limit; fences not to exceed approx. 2’ in jump-offs. between 7.00 p.m. and 10.00 p.m. There is no upper age limit for riders in any of these classes, but competitors are asked to enter these classes in the spirit in which they are intended, i.e. competitors entering these classes are not 07808 962560 expected to enter any other jumping classes in Rings 3 or 4 Entries will be limited. No late entries. Clear Round jumping to resume after Class 47, time and daylight permitting THE BETTY SKELTON MEMORIAL SHOW –19th August 2010 BLOCK LETTERS PLEASE Age IDHS(GB) Breed/ SSA Entry fee Class no. Name of Horse or Pony Name of Rider/Handler (if req’d) Reg. No. Height Reg. No. £ All entry fees paid in advance £7.00 per class; class size will be restricted to avoid over-running Add £1 per rider/handler for First Aid Late entries received on the day IN CASH ONLY will be £9.00 per class (space permitting) All cheques to be made payable to ‘Betty Skelton Memorial Show’ TOTAL £ I agree to abide by the show rules and confirm that all entrants are covered by third party insurance Entries to be sent to: Mrs Lindsay Bryars Cloverfield Signature ………………………………………………………...………….…….. Houghton Down (must be over 18) Stockbridge Name ………………………………………………………………………….. SO20 6JR Address ………………………………………………………………………….. Tel. no. 01264 810249 or 07970 424340 ………………………………………………………………………….. ………………………………………………………………………….. 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