Ridden Cobs and best shod competition
Judge: Mrs S Tanner, Buckinghamshire (Ride) and Mr Rory Gilsenan, Buckinghamshire (Conformation)
£40 to the Champion and £30 to the Reserve Champion.
The Barratt-Stennett Perpetual Challenge Trophy (36) awarded by the late Mr F Barratt-Stennett, will be presented to the best Cob along with a rosette given by the British Show Horse Association.
Affiliations: BSHA, Ponies (UK), IDHS of GB & TSR.
Qualifiers: 1 - RIHS (BSHA rules), 2 - Blue Chip and IDHS (GB) £2000 challenge, 3 - BSHA National Championship Show, 4 - P(UK) Kempley Ridden Cob, 5 - P(UK) Amateur Riders Ridden Cob, 6 - TSR Showing Finals.
Special: The BSHA offer a Novice, Young Rider and Amateur rosette in each open class and a Champion rosette for each section. Please indicate on your entry form if you are eligible.
Please note that the Maxi Cob class is not eligible for the Cob Championship.
|10||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|
|11||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|
|12||Maxi cob, mare or gelding, 4 years old or over, exceeding 155cms (15.1hh)|
Best shod cob competition
Judge: Mr Howard Cooper OBE, FWCF (Hons), Surrey
Prizes: £12 to winning farrier and £8 to the reserve
A competition sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Farriers, for the Best Shod horse in the Cob section, classes 10 to 12. The judge will examine each horse before or during the line-up for preliminary judging, taking into consideration:
a) 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. Please state on the entry form the name and address of your farrier.
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.