Judge: Hon. Mrs D Gooch, East Sussex (Conformation) and Mr Nigel Fuller, Essex (Ride)
£40 to the Champion and £30 to the Reserve Champion
The ‘Bernard Weatherill’ Perpetual Challenge Trophy (26) for the Champion Ridden Hunter in classes 1-4.
The John McInerney Perpetual Challenge Trophy (74) presented to the best Novice Hunter.
Affiliations: Ponies (UK), SHB (GB), IDHS of GB & TSR.
Qualifiers: 1 - RIHS (SHB rules), 2 - Blue Chip and IDHS (GB) £2000 Challenge, 3 - P(UK) Amateur Riders Ridden Hunter, 4 - P(UK) Whittakers Lord Open Final, 5 - TSR Showing Finals.
All exhibits in the Ridden Hunter classes must be registered with SHB (GB) and the Ridden Hunter classes will be judged under SHB (GB) 2017 rules.
|1||Novice hunter, mare or gelding, any weight, four years or over - not having won a prize of £60 or a total of £200 (or equivalent values) in prize money in any SHB (GB) affiliated Ridden Hunter classes at home or abroad, before 1st January 2017, excepting all prize money awarded as a four year old. Owners and/or riders need to be SHB (GB) members and the horse needs to be on the SHB (GB) basic id. These horses will be ridden by the judge and it is the owners responsibility to ensure the horse is capable of being ridden by another rider.|
|2||Lightweight hunter, mare or gelding, four years old or over, capable of carrying up to 79.5kgs (12 stone 7lbs)|
|3||Middleweight hunter, mare or gelding, four years old or over, capable of carrying 79.5kgs (12 stone 7lbs) to 89kgs (14 stone)|
|4||Heavyweight hunter, mare or gelding, four years old or over, capable of carrying over 89kgs (14 stone)|