Ridden Cobs and best shod competition

Judge: Mrs Jennifer Williams (conformation) and Mrs Alycia Pritchard (ride)

£40 to the Champion and £30 to the Reserve Champion.  

The Barratt-Stennett Perpetual Challenge Trophy awarded by the late Mr F Barratt-Stennett, will be presented to the champion Cob along with a rosette given by the British Show Horse Association.

Affiliations: BSHA, Ponies (UK), IDHS (GB) & TSR.

Qualifiers: 1. RIHS (BSHA rules), 2. Blue Chip and IDHS (GB) £2000 challenge, 3. BSHA National Championship Show, 4. Ponies (UK) Ridden Cob Gold Medal Series, 5. Ponies (UK) Amateur Riders Cob Type Gold Medal Series, 6. TSR Showing Finals.

The BSHA offer a Novice, Young Rider, Amateur and Home Produced rosette in each open class and a Champion rosette.

Please note that the Maxi Cob class is not eligible for the Cob Championship.

5 Lightweight riding cob, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms (14.2hh), but not exceeding 155cms (15.1hh), capable of carrying up to 14 stone
6 Heavyweight riding cob, mare or gelding, 4 years old or over, exceeding 148cms (14.2hh), but not exceeding 155cms (15.1hh), capable of carrying more than 14 stone
7  Maxi cob, mare or gelding, 4 years old or over, exceeding 155cms (15.1hh) 

 


Best shod cob competition

Judge: Mr Adrian J Devereux AWCF

Prizes: £15 to winning farrier and £10 to the reserve

A competition sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Farriers, for the Best Shod horse in the Cob section, classes 5 to 7. The judge will examine each horse 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) Nailing and position of clips

Normal shoes and showing plates are equally acceptable, PROVIDED they are suitable for the horse. 

The Worshipful Company of Farriers will award a rosette and an inscribed card to the winner, a plaque to the overall winner and a plaque for the Registered Farrier responsible for its feet and shoeing.