Ridden Cobs and best shod competition

Judge: Mrs Jennifer Williams (conformation) and TBC (ride)

£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.

IDHS (GB) awards special incentive cards to the highest placed Irish Draught pure bred or Irish Draught Sports Horse in these classes. To be eligible, exhibits must be registered with or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) on either the Irish Draught Breed Registers or Irish Draught sports horse registers. Registration numbers to be stated on the entry form.

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. P(UK) Ridden Cob Championship, 5. P(UK) Amateur Riders Ridden Cob, 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.