Schedule - Border Union Agricultural Society

Schedule - Border Union Agricultural Society

  • 1 SHOW SCHEDULE SPRINGWOOD PARK, KELSO FINAL DATE FOR ENTRANTS FRIDAY 29th JUNE
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2 2 SpringwoodPark–Datesfor2018 Friday 11th – Sunday 13th May Kelso Country & Western Festival Saturday 19th – Sunday 20th May Border Vintage Agricultural Rally Friday 25th – Sunday 27th May Scottish National Scooter Rally Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June Border Union Championship Dog Show Sunday 1st July Hawick Dog Show / Scottish Connemara Show Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th August Bernese Mountain Dog Club Championship Show Friday 14th September The 181st Closamectin® Kelso Ram Sales Monday 8th & Tuesday 9th October Presents Galore Charity Fair Friday 12th – Sunday 14th October Kelso Country & Western Festival Sunday 21st October The Borders Wedding Show Saturday 27th October Scottish Rabbit Club 4 Star Show Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th November The Crafters Art & Design Fair For more information please visit www.buas.org

3 BORDER UNION AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY 205th ANNUAL SHOW and GENERAL EXHIBITION OF STOCK, IMPLEMENTS, MACHINERY, ETC. at SPRINGWOOD PARK, KELSO on FRIDAY 27th and SATURDAY 28th JULY, 2018 CLASSES AT THE SHOW ARE OPEN MEMBERSHIP OF THE SOCIETY    The Annual Membership fee is £37.00, including VAT. Membership is open to all interested in the aims of the Society. Members of the Society are entitled to the following privileges:
  • Free admission to the Border Union Show and Championship Dog Show (16th & 17th June).
  • To exhibit livestock at reduced rates at the Society’s Shows.
  • Free access to Members’ Marquees.
  • Free parking in the Anna.
  • The right to reserve Ringside Parking at the Show
  • To attend and vote at the General Meetings of the Society. APPLICATION FORM BACK COVER SPRINGWOOD PARK, KELSO TD5 8LS Tel: (01573) 224188 Fax: (01573) 226778 E-mail: enquiries@buas.org (Miss Mags Clark, Executive Director/Secretary) www.buas.org Printed by Footeprint, Jedburgh
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4 BORDER UNION AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY – CANINE SECTION CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW at SPRINGWOOD PARK, KELSO (under Kennel Club Rules and Show Regulations) SATURDAY, 16th JUNE (Sporting) SUNDAY, 17th JUNE (Non-Sporting) Group Sponsors include: BANNERDOWN BENCHING, CROP SERVICES SCOTLAND, DIRECT PETS (BERWICK), FLETCHER MARQUEES, FOSSE DATA SYSTEMS LTD, GALEDIN VETS, JSC ESTATES, KENNEL CLUB, PETCETERA and ROYAL CANIN £50 TO EACH GROUP WINNER Further particulars from: Mr B. STEVENSON, Secretary 92 Orchard Park, Kelso TD5 7EJ. Tel: 01573 223843 NOTE – Spectators’ Dogs will be admitted to this Show under Kennel Club Rules.

THE GREAT ANNUAL CLOSAMECTIN® KELSO RAM SALES will take place on Friday, 14th September 2018 Entries must be lodged with Auctioneers ONLY, NOT LATER than Monday 23rd July 2018 Ballot in the Meeting Room within Springwood Pavilion on Thursday 16th August at 9.00 a.m.

ENTRY FEE: £17.25 per ram Minimum Fee £86.25 per lot (Five or under) Note – VAT (20%) will be added to the above charges

5 Page MEMBERSHIP ___ 3
CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW ___ 4
CLOSAMECTIN® KELSO RAM SALES.4 BYE-LAWS ___ 6
ADMISSION CHARGES ___ 7
LIST OF JUDGES . ___ 8-9
FRIDAY PROGRAMME ___ 10
PET SHOW ___ 10
SATURDAY PROGRAMME ___ 11
LONG SERVICE MEDALS ___ 11
EQUESTRIAN SECTION (Friday) Pony Section ___ 13
Veteran Horses ___ 20
Coloured Horses ___ 25
Working Hunter Ponies ___ 26
M & M Working Hunter Ponies ___ 27
Show Hunter Ponies ___ 28
Pony Club Team Jumping ___ 28
EQUESTRIAN CLASSES (Saturday) Hunters In-Hand ___ 29
Ridden Hunters ___ 30
Hunter Championship ___ 30
Riding Horses ___ 30
Side Saddle ___ 31
Donkeys ___ 31
Retraining of Racehorses ___ 32
Clydesdale Horses ___ 33
Shire Horses ___ 33
Decorated Harness ___ 34
Heavy Horse Turnouts ___ 34
CATTLE CLASSES Aberdeen Angus ___ 36
Hereford ___ 36
Native Beef Breeds ___ 36
Limousin ___ 37
Continental Beef Breeds ___ 37
Commercial Cattle ___ 37
Young Handlers Competition ___ 37
Beef Interbreed ___ 38
Page SHEEP CLASSES Border Leicester ___ 39
Lleyn ___ 40
Suffolk ___ 40
Texel ___ 40
Zwartbles ___ 40
Any Other Breed – MV ___ 41
Prime Lambs – MV ___ 41
Blackface ___ 41
Bluefaced Leicester ___ 41
Cheviot ___ 42
Hebridean ___ 42
Jacob ___ 42
Kerry Hill ___ 43
Lairg Type Cheviot ___ 43
North Country Cheviot ___ 43
Scotch Half-Bred ___ 44
Scotch Mule ___ 44
Shetland ___ 44
Suffolk – Non MV ___ 45
Texel – Non MV ___ 45
Any Other Breed – Non MV ___ 45
Prime Lambs – Non MV ___ 45
Young Handlers Competition ___ 46
Sheep Inter-Breed Competition ___ 46
Fleece Competition ___ 46
GOATS Dairy Goats ___ 47
SHEPHERDS’ CROOKS ___ 49
HORSE SHOEING ___ 49
POULTRY SHOW ___ 49
INDUSTRIAL SECTION ___ 49
CARRIAGE DRIVING ___ 49
RABBITS ___ 49
Membership Application Form ___ 52
CONTENTS

6 BORDER UNION AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY BYE-LAWS 1. All Animals shown to take their ages from 1st January, if not otherwise stated. 2. Cattle and Goats: the age of animals must be given on the Entry Form. 3. Animals must be the bona fide property and in the possession of the Exhibitors from 29th June (the last day of entry). 4. All Entries must be made on the appropriate forms and submitted to the Border Union Agricultural Society, Kelso, not later than 5.00 p.m. on Friday 29th June. Entries will not be accepted by telephone at any time.

5. Exhibitors who have not paid their Entry fees shall not be entitled to compete.

6. There can be no substitution of named entries in any Section. If there should be such a substitution the animal will be disqualified. 7. Any animal not entered may not be shown. If there should be such a case, at the Discretion of the Directors, all the animals from the Exhibitor will be disqualified. 8. All Animals, Machinery and Equipment admitted to the Showground will remain entirely at the risk of their Exhibitors who must take charge of their property at all times. 9. All Exhibits must be in the Showground at least one hour before judging is due to commence on Friday 27th July and by 8.30 a.m.

on Saturday 28th July.

10. Exhibitors must remain in charge of their exhibits until the end of the Show. 11. Admission tickets will be sent to Exhibitors prior to the Show. Attendants CANNOT obtain free admission to the Showground unless such a ticket is produced. The number of tickets allocated to exhibitors will be based, pro rata, on the total number of entries. 12. The Judges shall have the power to withhold any prizes should they think the Exhibits are not deserving of them. The Judges are particularly requested to satisfy themselves, as far as possible, regarding the soundness of all Horses before awarding the prizes, and to avoid giving preference to animals showing symptoms of hereditary diseases.

Judges may consult the Society’s Veterinary Surgeons if they deem it expedient. No protests on veterinary grounds will be considered. 13. During the judging of stock, no person will be allowed in the Ring except Judges, Stewards and Attending Members of the Class being judged. Attending Members will enforce this Bye-Law. 14. Judges who wish the assistance of another Judge shall have the power to choose one, and it is the duty of the Attending Member to see that the Judge so chosen has no personal interest in the exhibit to be judged. Judges shall not place animals that they have bred or owned at any time.

15. All disputes and any objections to the decision of the Judges, shall be referred to the Society Directors, by whom they shall be finally settled, without appeal. Any dispute or objection must be lodged with the Secretary, in writing, within 24 hours from the date of the Show, accompanied by a deposit of £50.00, which is liable to forfeit if the objection is not upheld. 16. All Cups and Trophies offered for competition at the Show are the property of the Border Union Agricultural Society and are awarded annually in perpetuity. They must be returned to the Secretary not less than three weeks before the Show.

17. All animals, except horses, shall remain in their pens or stances until at least after the Parade on Saturday 28th July. 18. Prize-winning Horses, Cattle and Goats must take part in the Grand Parade on Saturday 28th July. 19. Judges have the authority to ask for the removal of any animal from the Show Ring. 20. Long Service Medallists will be given free Admission. Tickets on application in writing to the Secretary. 21. The Trustees, of the Border Union Agricultural Society accept no responsibility whatever for loss, injury or damage to any person, animal or property on the Showground or the approaches thereto.

7 ADMISSION CHARGES Friday Saturday ADULTS £11.00 £16.00 Concessions £9.00 £14.00 Children (Under 16) FREE FREE Ringside Car Park (Members Only) £15.00 £30.00 Members Car Park FREE FREE Public Car Park £3.00 £3.00 Members are admitted to the Showground free on production of current Membership Badge. Members must display their Hanging Passes (to be sent out with Membership Pack) to gain admission to the Members’ Car Park or Ringside. STABLING Overnight accommodation is available at Kelso Race Course at a cost of £42.00 per stable per night, price inclusive of VAT. Extra bales of shavings are available for £6.00 IT IS MANDATORY THAT ALL HORSES USING THESE STABLING FACILITIES ARE VACCINATED AGAINST EQUINE INFLUENZA.

Passports should be available for inspection at all times. EQUINE ENTRY FEES Minimum Entry Fee of £10.00 per Exhibitor in Classes 1–83 & 102–107 Minimum Entry Fee of £15.00 per Exhibitor in Classes 86–101 & 108 CATTLE ENTRY FEES and STALLS The booking of cattle stalls is COMPULSORY. Please state on entry form the number of stalls required. You can enter as many animals as you wish but cannot bring more cattle to the Show than the number of stalls you have booked. Entry Fee per head: £3.00 Cost per Stall: Non-Members – £5.00, Members – £3.00 Minimum Entry Fee: £10.00 PER EXHIBITOR SHEEP ENTRY FEES Entry Fees In All Classes: Non-Members – £4.00 per entry.

Members – £2.00 per entry. Minimum Entry Fee: £10.00 PER EXHIBITOR ATTENTION ALL EXHIBITORS It is strongly recommended that all Exhibitors have adequate Public Liability Insurance cover in place for the duration of this Show.

8 JUDGES Friday 27th July HORSES Overall Pony Championship: Mrs J MacInnes, Penrith, Cumbria. Riding Pony Youngstock & Brood Mares: Mrs L Hamilton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Highland Ponies: Mrs C M M McArdle, Tough, Aberdeenshire. Mountain & Moorland Novice Ridden: Mrs D Hadwen, Bradford, Yorkshire. Welsh Ponies In-hand (Sec A, B, C & D): Mrs G M A Sells, Bucknell, Shropshire. Veteran Horse Scottish Championship: Miss D L Smith, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. Native Ponies In-hand: Miss J E Paterson, Podington, Northamptonshire.

Dartmoor Star Show: Miss J E Paterson, Podington, Northamptonshire.

Hunter Pony Breeding: Miss J E Paterson, Podington, Northamptonshire. Native Ponies under Saddle & Part-Bred Ponies: Mrs J McNaught, Darvel, Ayrshire. Coloured Horses: Mr S Kerby, Houghton-le-Spring, Co Durham. Working Hunter Ponies: Mrs C S Harper, Ayr, Ayrshire. (Jumping) Mrs L Black, Mearnskirk, Glasgow. (Conformation) Mountain & Moorland Novice Working Hunter Ponies: Mrs H Prescott, Ormskirk, Lancashire. (Jumping) Mrs J MacInnes, Penrith, Cumbria. (Conformation) Mountain & Moorland Working Hunter Ponies: Mrs H Prescott, Ormskirk, Lancashire. (Jumping) Mrs J MacInnes, Penrith, Cumbria. (Conformation) Show Hunter Ponies: Mrs C S Harper, Ayr, Ayrshire.

Pony Club Show Jumping: Mr B Watson, Cardenden, Fife. Course Builders: Mr G. Barclay, Carron, Falkirk. Mr P. Chester, Bothal, Morpeth. Trade Stands & Food Fair: Mr J McCririck, Kelso, Roxburghshire. Mr C Robertson, Kelso, Roxburghshire. Mrs R Tait, Wooler, Northumberland. Mrs J Willis, Hexham, Northumberland. Pet Show: Prebendary R King, Kelso, Roxburghshire. JUDGES Saturday 28th July Hunter Championship: Mrs J Banks, Skirlaugh, Nr Hull. Mr A Bowie, Balado, Kinross. Mrs M Bowie, Balado, Kinross. Hunters In-Hand: Mrs M Bowie, Balado, Kinross. Ridden Hunters: Mrs J Banks, Skirlaugh, Nr Hull.

(Riding) Mr A Bowie, Balado, Kinross. (Conformation) Riding Horses: Mrs L Hamilton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Side Saddle: Mrs L Hamilton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Donkeys: Mrs H J Singleton-Bell, Halifax, West Yorkshire. Retraining of Racehorse: Mrs K-J Nixon, Melrose, Roxburghshire. (Riding) Mrs M Bowie, Balado, Kinross. (Conformation) Clydesdale, Shires, Decorated Harness & Heavy Horse Turnouts: Mr B Duncan, Cupar, Fife. Ridden Clydesdale: Miss C Dun, Heriot, Lothians.

9 SHEEP Border Leicester & Scotch Half Bred: Mr A Coghill, Hallkirk, Caithness. Lleyn: Mr J Barrow, Appleby-in-West Morland, Cumbria. Suffolk: Mr S Sutherland, New Channelkirk, Oxton, Lauder. Texel: Mr B Farrell, Co Meath, Eire. Zwartble: Mr B Gibson, Gartocharn, Alexandria. Any Other Breed of Sheep & Prime Lambs (MV & Non MV): Mr W Pate, Galashiels, Selkirkshire. Blackface: Mr B Graham, Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire. Bluefaced Leicester & Scotch Mule: Mr D Hall, Penicuik, Midlothian. Cheviot: Mr J Paton, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire. Hebridean: Mr J Moore, Isle of Mull, Argyll. Jacob: Mrs H Higginson, Congleton, Cheshire.

Kerry Hill: TBC.

Lairg Type Cheviot: Mr M Cook, Halkirk, Caithness. Non MV Suffolk: Mr J Elliot, Earlston, Berwickshire. Non NV Texel: Mr I Mark, Limavady, County Londonderry. N C Cheviot: Mrs J Earle, Penybont, Carmarthen. Shetland: Miss Hazel Syme, Glenrothes, Fife. Sheep Interbreed & Young Handlers Classes: Mr J Geldard, Levens, Cumbria. DAIRY GOATS Mr C Newton, Spennymoor, Co Durham. CATTLE Aberdeen Angus: Mr R Rettie, Forestmill, Alloa. Hereford: Mr R Rettie, Forestmill, Alloa. Native Beef Breeds: Mr R Rettie, Forestmill, Alloa. Limousin: Mrs L Wyllie, Forneth, Blairgowrie. Continental Beef Breeds: Mrs L Wyllie, Forneth, Blairgowrie.

Commercial Cattle: Mr T Arnott, Kelso, Roxburghshire. Beef Inter-Breed (Individual): Mr M Arnott, Duns, Berwickshire. Beef Pairs Competition: Mr M Arnott, Duns, Berwickshire. Young Handlers: Mrs L Wyllie, Forneth, Blairgowrie. Shepherds’ Crooks & Walking Sticks: Mr G Leitch, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire. Rabbits: Mr P Jagger, Tanfield Lea, Durham. Poultry Show: Mr B Miller, Elgin, Morayshire. Mr H Wallace, Bonnybridge, Stirling. Horse Shoeing: Mr M Bilderbeck, Lauder, Berwickshire. Young Farmers Stock Judging: Mr G Sinclair, Stow, Heriot. Champion of Champions Mr T Arnott, Kelso, Roxburghshire.

10 FRIDAY PROGRAMME – 27th JULY Judging Times 8.00 a.m. Working Hunter Ponies. Main Ring 8.30 a.m. Riding Ponies In-Hand. Teviot Ring 1 Welsh Ponies. Teviot Ring 2 Native Ponies In-hand. Teviot Ring 3 Native Ponies under Saddle & Part Bred Ponies. Roxburgh Ring Coloured Horses. West Ring 10.00 a.m. M & M Novice Working Hunter Ponies. (approx. time) Main Ring 11.00 a.m. Highland Ponies In-Hand. (approx. time) Teviot Ring 1 Industrial Section Judging Commences. 11.30 a.m. Highland Ponies Ridden. (approx. time) Teviot Ring 1 12.00 noon. M & M Working Hunter Ponies. (approx. time) Main Ring 1.00 p.m.

M & M Novice Ridden. (approx. time) Teviot Ring 1 Veteran Horses. (approx. time) Teviot Ring 2 Hunter Pony Breeding. (approx. time) Teviot Ring 3 Show Hunter Ponies. (approx. time) West Ring 2.00 p.m. Pony Club Team Jumping. (approx. time) Main Ring 2.30 p.m. Industrial Marquee open to public. 3.00 p.m. GRAND CHILDREN’S PET SHOW. 3.00 p.m. M&M In-Hand & Ridden Championships. (approx. time) Teviot Ring 6.00 p.m. Evening Goat Milking.

Times may alter at the discretion of the Directors. GRAND CHILDREN’S PET SHOW Judge: Prebendary R. King, Kelso, Roxburghshire. Judging will commence at 3.00 p.m. on Friday 27th July. Entries taken on the field, from children up to 15 years of age. There is NO ENTRY FEE. Numerous Prizes and Rosettes to be won. CLASSES 1. Rabbits & Cavies 2. Small Dogs 3. Medium Dogs 4. Large Dogs 5. Any Other Pet Why not bring your pet along and take part in this popular and light-hearted event? PLEASE NOTE: All exhibits must comply with current Animal Health Regulations.

  • 11 SATURDAY PROGRAMME – 28th JULY The times below are correct at the time of printing but may be altered at the discretion of the Directors and depending on the number of entries forward. Judging Times 8.00 a.m. Ridden Hunters. Main Ring 8.30 a.m. Hunters In-hand. Teviot Ring Riding Horses. West Ring Horse Shoeing. 9.00 a.m.
  • Aberdeen Angus, Hereford, Limousin, Any Other Native Breed, Any Other Continental Breed and Commercial Cattle. 9.30 a.m. Sheep and Dairy Goats. Carriage Driving. Roxburgh Ring 10.00 a.m. Clydesdale Horses followed by Shires. Teviot Ring Poultry.
  • Rabbits. Side Saddle. (approx. time) West Ring 10.30 a.m. Shepherds’ Crooks. Sheep Lines 11:00 a.m. Donkeys. (approx. time) West Ring 11.15 a.m. Retraining of Racehorses. (approx. time) Teviot Ring 12 Noon Decorated Harness. Teviot Ring 12.30 p.m. Hunter Championship. Main Ring 1.00 p.m. Sheep Inter-Breed. Sheep Lines . Beef Cattle Inter-Breed Championship. (after Breed Sections) Cattle Rings 1.30 p.m. Heavy Horse Turnouts. Teviot Ring 2.30 p.m.
  • GRAND PARADE OF LIVESTOCK followed by CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS.

Times may alter at the discretion of the Directors.

BORDER UNION AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY LONG SERVICE MEDALS Awards of Certificates and Medals to Farm Workers for Long Service. The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society Long Service Medals and Certificates will be presented at a Luncheon in Kelso in February 2020. Forms of application for medals and certificates can be obtained from the undersigned and should be returned to her, fully completed, not later than the end of October, 2019. MAGS CLARK, Executive Director, BORDER UNION AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY SPRINGWOOD PARK, KELSO TD5 8LS

12 New Classes for 2018 Ingliston Elite Showing Championship Series (Page 16) Caledonian Showing Championships (Page 17) Texel – Non MV Section (Page 45) Class Amendments Native Ponies Under Saddle and Part Bred (Classes 49- 56) will be in the Roxburgh Ring. Coloured Horse Section (Classes 57-67) will be in the West Ring. Working Hunter Ponies (Classes 68-71) will be in the Main Ring at 8.00 a.m. M&M Novice Working Hunter Ponies (Classes 72-75) will be in the Main Ring at 10.00 a.m. approx. M&M Working Hunter Ponies (Classes 76-79) will be in the Main Ring at approx. 12.00 p.m.

Show Hunter Ponies (Classes 80-83) will be in the West Ring at approx.

1.00 p.m.

  • 13 2018 SHOW Classes in various Sections have been amended for 2018 Please make sure you read the Schedule thoroughly
  • This also applies to times of one or two Classes/Sections
  • Also any changes to Show rings
  • PLEASE BE ADVISED: Due to shortage of space, only vehicles transporting horses and ponies will be permitted to park in the Showground. All other vehicles must use the public car park. PONY CLASSES – Friday 27th July Affiliated to the National Pony Society S1.001 Prize Money in all Pony Classes – First £15, Second £10, Third £5 Minimum Entry Fee of £10.00 per Exhibitor in Classes 1-83 & 102-107 PLEASE NOTE THAT IN THE INTERESTS OF HEALTH AND SAFETY, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GROOMS WHEN REQUIRED, ONLY BUAS OFFICIALS ARE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE RINGS DURING JUDGING.
  • Correctly secured Skull Caps/Riding Hats that meet one of the following current Safety Standards MUST be worn by all Riders. All PAS O15, VG1, (BS) EN1384 2017, ASTM F1163 04a onwards, SNELL E2001, SNELL E2016, AS/NZS 3838 2003 onwards. EXHIBITORS NOTES OF GUIDANCE
  • ALL HORSES MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY THEIR PASSPORT AT THIS SHOW.
  • Foals must accompany Mares in the Ring and be at least three weeks old on the day of the Show. Exhibitors must abide by the Registration & Stallion Licensing rules of their individual Breed Society.
  • All Native Breeds must be registered in their Breed Society Stud Books and the number given on the entry form.
  • No Spurs to be worn in Ridden Classes.
  • The Directors reserve the right to cancel, amalgamate or divide classes according to the number of entries.
  • Judging times given for Pony Classes are approximate. Variations may occur according to the number of entries forward.
  • All Horses and Ponies should be fully vaccinated against Equine Influenza.
  • Handlers of Ponies in In Hand Classes aged 14 years and under must wear correctly secured current British Standard skull caps / riding hats.
  • Overnight accommodation is available at Kelso Race Course at a cost of £42.00 per stable per night, price inclusive of VAT. Please state bedding required on entry form: shavings or paper. (Extra bales of shavings or paper are available for £6.00) ALL HORSES USING THESE FACILITIES MUST HOLD THE MANDATORY VACCINATIONS AGAINST EQUINE INFLUENZA. PLEASE NOTE –
  • PLEASE SEE MAP OF PONY JUDGING RINGS AT BACK OF SCHEDULE.
  • AS LAST YEAR, A ONE WAY SYSTEM WILL BE IN OPERATION AROUND THE PONY RINGS. THIS MUST BE ADHERED TO AT ALL TIMES.

FOR ANY ENQUIRIES PLEASE GO TO THE PONY OFFICE IN THE EXHIBITION HALL.

14 MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS Judge: Mrs J MacInnes, Penrith, Cumbria. Lauderdale Challenge Cup presented by Hon. G. Connolly-Carew, Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, for the Champion Mountain and Moorland In-hand Pony. A Special Prize of £50.00, kindly donated by His Grace the Duke of Roxburghe, will be presented to the winner of the Lauderdale Challenge Cup. NPS / Kilmannan Stud M&M In Hand Silver Medal Rosette Championship. A Silver Medal Rosette is offered by the National Pony Society for the best registered pony owned by an NPS Qualifying or Life member in the M&M In Hand section.

The Sponsor’s Rosette is also awarded to the pony receiving the qualification.

Qualifiers are entitled to compete in either the NPS / Kilmannan Stud M&M In-Hand Silver Medal Rosette Championship to be held at the NPS Summer Championship Show in Malvern, or at the Championship Show in Scotland. Qualifiers may only compete in one Kilmannan final. The Champion and Reserve Champion Mountain and Moorland ponies qualify for the Northern Breeders In-hand Championship 2018, kindly sponsored by the Supreme Products, to be held at the NPS Area 4 North of England Show. The NPS /Highbrook Stud M&M In-Hand National Championship. The highest placed pony, if owned by NPS members, in each class will qualify for the final.

The NPS /Ringside Stud M&M Open Ridden National Championship. The highest placed pony, if owned by NPS members, in each class will qualify for the final. Waldie Griffiths Challenge Cup for the Champion Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony. A Special Prize of £50.00, kindly donated by His Grace the Duke of Roxburghe, will be presented to the winner of the Waldie Griffiths Challenge Cup.

NPS / The Minns Family M&M Ridden Silver Medal Rosette Championship A Silver Medal Rosette is offered by the National Pony Society for the best registered pony owned by an NPS Qualifying or Life member in the M&M Ridden section. Qualifiers are entitled to compete in either the NPS / The Minns Family Stud M&M Ridden Silver Medal Rosette Championship to be held at the NPS Summer Championship Show in Malvern, or at the Championship Show in Scotland. Qualifiers may only compete in one The Minns Family final. (See NPS Silver Medal Championship Conditions in this Schedule).

NATIONAL PONY SOCIETY AWARDS PLEASE NOTE FOR ALL NATIONAL PONY SOCIETY QUALIFIERS Please refer to The National Pony Society Showing and Competition Rule Book 2018 for further information regarding NPS qualifiers.

Contact NPS, Arthur Rank Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG. Telephone: 01420 88333. admin@nationalponysociety.com Silver Medal Rosettes are offered by the National Pony Society for the best registered ponies in the following sections: (1) Show Pony Breeding In-hand (3) Mountain & Moorland In-hand (2) Hunter Pony Breeding In-hand (4) Mountain & Moorland Ridden NPS Silver Medal Rosette Championships: These classes are judged under the Rules of the NPS. NPS Silver Medal Rosettes are only awarded when the owner of the Champion pony is a Qualifying or Life member of the NPS.

A valid membership card must be in the rider’s/handler’s possession on entering the ring and be produced immediately on request by either the judge or the steward. If the owner of the Champion pony is not a member, or the owner’s membership card is not immediately produced, the rosette may be awarded to the Reserve Champion provided they have the required membership card. If the Champion pony has previously qualified it is still entitled to the Silver Medal Rosette but the qualification card goes to the Reserve Champion pony, provided the owner of that pony is a member of the NPS. The Silver Medal Rosette and the qualification card can be awarded no lower than first Reserve (third).

Foals are not eligible for Silver Medal Championships. Qualifiers are entitled to compete in the final of the Silver Medal Rosette Championship to be held at the NPS Summer Championship Show in 2019.

15 NPS Qualifying Rounds: These classes are judged under the Rules of the NPS. Ponies must be registered in the main body of their respective Mountain & Moorland Stud Books. Part breds are not eligible for Mountain & Moorland Classes. To compete in Show Pony and Show Hunter Pony classes ponies must be registered in the NPS British Riding Pony Stud Book, Register, Appendix, International or Sports Pony section of the BRPSB, the GSB, the AHSB, the AASB or in the main body of their respective Mountain & Moorland Stud Books. Part-Breds are not eligible unless entered in the NPS British Riding Pony Stud Book, Appendix, International or Sports Pony section of the BRPSB.

The highest placed pony, if owned by an NPS member, in each class will qualify for the final. Qualification may pass down to third place if the first and second ponies are already qualified. NPS/Rosettes Direct Home Produced Ridden Championship – Riders of Home Produced ponies (see definition in the NPS Rules Book) can wear a white arm band in classes where this is indicated. These ponies, if owned by NPS members, are then eligible to qualify for the final at the NPS Summer Championship Show. The owner’s membership cards MUST be produced in the ring when requested or the qualification will be forfeit.

THE NATIONAL PONY SOCIETY – SCOTLAND AWARDS NPS Scotland / Baileys Horse Feeds Open Ridden Mountain & Moorland Championship. The 2 highest placed ponies, not already qualified, in each class will qualify for the Final which will take place at the Blair Castle International Horse Trails on Friday 24th August 2018. Qualifications to go no lower than 4th place. This can be either mixed M. & M. or Breed Classes. The NPS / Kilmannan Stud Novice Ridden Mountain & Moorland Championship. The 2 highest placed ponies, not already qualified, in each novice will qualify for the Final which will take place at the Blair Castle International Horse Trials on Friday 24th August 2018.

Qualifications to go no lower than 4th place. This can beither be mixed M&M or Breed Classes. NPS Scotland / Kingfisher Building Products Mountain & Moorland Open WHP Championship. The 2 highest placed ponies, in each class not already qualified, will qualify for the Final which will take place at the Blair Castle International Horse Trials on Friday 24th August 2018. Qualifications to go no lower than 4th place.

NPS Scotland / Townhead Pet n Pony In Hand Mountain & Moorland Championship. The Champion and Reserve Champion in all Mixed, pure bred M & M, or Breed Championships will qualify for the Final which will take place at the Blair Castle International Horse Trials on Friday 24th August 2018. Qualification may go to 3rd in the Championship (i.e. 1st Reserve Champion). NPS Scotland / NFU Mutual Open In-hand Riding Pony/Hunter Pony Championship. The highest placed pony, in each Open In-Hand Riding Pony or Hunter Pony Class (foal classes excluded) not already qualified, will qualify for the Final which will take place at the Blair Castle International Horse Trials on Friday 24th August 2018.

Qualifications to go no lower than 4th place. NPS Scotland / Kilgraston School M&M Lead Rein & First Ridden Championship. The 2 highest placed ponies in the Lead Rein and First Ridden Class not already qualified will go forward to the final which will take place at the Blair Castle International Horse Trials on Friday 24th August 2018. Qualifications to go no lower than 4th place.

Please note for all NPS Scotland Qualifiers: 1. Ponies may only qualify once for each NPS Scotland Competition Final. Ponies that take a second qualifier for the same section will not be allowed to enter the final. 2. All Mountain & Moorland Ponies must be registered in the main body of their respective stud book. Part bred, X registered ponies, ponies in the appendices of their main stud book and Eriskays are not eligible. 3. Qualification in the M. & M In Hand Section may go to 3rd in the Championship. All others may go to no lower than 4th place.

4. A Judge is not obliged to award an NPS Scotland Finals qualification if he/she feels that the pony is not of a sufficient standard 5.

Closing Dates for Entries: Competitors qualifying at Shows held before Monday 4th June 2018 must send their qualifying cards and entries in by Thursday 28th June 2018. Shows after 5th June 2018 adhere to a closing date of 1st August 2018 and Late Entries will NOT be accepted. Competitors that qualify at late shows after the 1st August 2018 are required to email the secretary and send in the qualifying cards within 3 days of the show. 6. A standard Cavesson noseband is the only type of noseband permitted in flat ridden classes.

16 7. Entry for the Finals can only be made by sending the official card duly signed by the Judge at the time of qualifying with your entry form. 8. The OWNER must be or become a member of NPS Scotland before entering the Finals. 9. All ridden ponies must be shown off the lead rein except in the specified Lead Rein Qualifier Class. 10. In Mountain and Moorland classes riders of stallions must be 12 years old or over when riding small breeds (Shetland, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Welsh A & B). For large breeds (Highland, Fell, Dales, Connemara, New Forest, Welsh C & D) riders of stallions must be 14 years old or over.

11. A child must have attained their 12th birthday as of the 1st January in the current year to either strip or lunge pony at a NPS show, except for stallions where age will same as in the Rule Book to ride a stallion.

12. Handlers of stallions or colts must be 14 years old or over. 13. Handlers of ponies in In Hand classes aged 14 years and under must wear a correctly secured skull caps/riding hat that meets the current standards. 14. The Final will take place at the Blair Castle International Horse Trials on Friday 24th August 2018. OTHER AWARDS This Show is a qualifying round for the British Connemara Pony Society ‘Tam O’Shanter Championship’ finals, to be held at the BCPS Breed Show in Mid-July 2019, date and venue to be advised on the BCPS website nearer the time. The highest three placings in Class 40 – Connemara Mares – will qualify for the Tam O’Shanter Breeding Championship (3 qualifiers), and the highest three placings of each age group in Class 41 – Connemara yearlings and two year olds – will qualify for the Tam O’Shanter Breeding Championship (6 qualifiers).

This Show is a qualifier for the British Connemara Pony Society Young Handler Championship. All Young Handler Classes are to be Judged on Handler Turnout, Presentation of Pony/Horse and Showing Technique. These classes are open to Pure-Bred and Part-Bred Ponies/Horses. The qualifying handlers need not be a member to qualify but will need to become full members to enter the final. The first and second prize winners from each section qualify for the final, which will be held at the BCPS In-Hand Show 2019. No Stallion or Colts must be shown in these Classes. This Show is a qualifier for the British Connemara Pony Society Rosmeen Ridden Championship – 2019.

Qualification to pass no lower than 3rd place. Highest place Connemara Ponies 148cm and 138cm with one from each height to qualify. Exhibitors do not need to be members to qualify but must be a member to compete in the Final.

This show is a qualifier for the NPS Area 4 Northern Breeders In Hand Supreme Championship, Sponsored by “SUPREME PRODUCTS”. The Champion and Reserve from the Riding Pony Breeding, Hunter Pony Breeding and Mountain & Moorland In Hand will qualify for the Final to be held on Monday 27th August 2018 at the NPS Area 4 Summer Show. Qualifiers do not have to Members of the NPS. This show is a qualifier for the 2018 Highland Pony Society Youngstock Championship. The highest placed youngster will qualify for the Highland Pony Youngstock Championships to be held on 2nd September 2018 at Strathallan Castle, Perthshire or on 14th October at Adlington Equestrian Centre, Cheshire.

Only pure bred registered Highland Ponies1, 2 or 3 years may enter. Exhibitors are not required to be Members of the Highland Pony Society. The card goes to the first prize winner. If the pony has already qualified then the card passes to the second place pony but no further. Ingliston Elite Showing Championship Series Ingliston Elite is a new, prestigious, showing championship for Scotland and the UK. The finals will be held within Ingliston Grand Slam, at Ingliston Country Club, Bishopton, Renfrewshire. Saturday 22nd September 2018.

Excellent prize fund of £350 for each final – 1st – 3rd. £1000 to the overall Elite Champion...Winner takes all! Elite Hunters – Elite Riding Horses – Elite Cobs. This Show is a qualifier and every horse placed 1st to 3rd in all specified classes will qualify to compete in the appropriate class at the Finals. Qualification will be from placings, no qualification cards will be awarded in the ring, and no qualification can go down the line. All qualified horses will be listed on the Ingliston Elite Show’s page on our website. www.ingliston. com/facebook page

17 Caledonian Showing Championships The Caledonian Showing Championships are now well established in the showing calendar and will once again give 2018 competitors the opportunity to compete at a top level Championship Final in Scotland.

Evening Performances, loads of bling and razzmatazz . everything an end of season Championship should have! This year’s show will be held at Highfield @ Howe, near Ladybank, Fife on 13/14 October 2018 This Show is a qualifier and every horse & pony placed 1st and 2nd in all Inhand, Ridden Showing classes (not fun classes) & Working Hunter/Pony classes will qualify to compete in any appropriate class at the Finals. Qualification will be from placings, no qualification cards will be awarded in the ring, and no qualification can go down the line. Qualification is for the Horse & Pony except for Adult/ Young Handler classes, where the Handler qualifies.

All qualified horses and ponies will be listed on the Caledonian Showing Show’s website www. caledonianchampionships.webs.com where you will also find a regularly updated list of qualifying shows as well as a wealth of other information. TEVIOT RING – No. 1 RIDING PONIES IN-HAND Judge:
  • Mrs L Hamilton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Judging will commence at 8.30 a.m. NPS / Saracen Horse Feeds Show Pony In Hand Silver Medal Rosette Championship A Silver Medal Rosette is offered by the National Pony Society for the best registered pony owned by an NPS Qualifying or Life member in the Show Pony In Hand section. Membership cards must be presented in the ring to receive the medal and/or the qualification. (See NPS Silver Medal Championship Conditions in this Schedule).

The NPS / Area 20 Show Pony In-Hand Supreme National Championship. Classes may be amalgamated. The highest placed pony, if owned by NPS members, in each class will qualify for the final. Qualification may pass down to third place if the first and second ponies are already qualified, for show ponies not exceeding 148cm (14.2hh) at maturity. This Show is a qualifier for the Northern Breeders In-Hand Supreme Championship 2018, kindly Sponsored by Supreme Products. This Show is a qualifier for the NPS Scotland / NFU Mutual Open In-hand Riding Pony / Hunter Pony Championship. The highest placed pony in each open in-hand Riding Pony or Hunter Pony Class (foal classes excluded) not already qualified, will qualify for the final which will take place at the Blair International Horse Trials on Friday 24th August 2018.

Qualifications to go no lower than 6th place. RIDING PONY YOUNGSTOCK Mrs A Hogg’s Challenge Cup presented by Mrs A. Hogg for the Champion in the Riding Pony Youngstock Section.

The Welsh Pony and Cob Society will present a Special Rosette to the highest placed registered Welsh Part-bred Pony in the Riding Pony Youngstock Championship. All class winners are eligible to compete. Class 1. Yearling Colt, Filly or Gelding unlikely to exceed 148cms (14.2hh) at maturity. 2. Two Year Old Filly or Gelding unlikely to exceed 148cms (14.2hh) at maturity. 3. Three Year Old Filly or Gelding unlikely to exceed 148cms (14.2hh) at maturity. The NPS / Betty Skeet Memorial Show Pony Home Produced In Hand National Championship Open to registered Show Ponies not to exceed 148cm at maturity, which are either stabled at home or in a DIY yard and which since 1st January in the current year have not been shown by a producer or stabled in a producer’s yard other than on a DIY basis or at stud.

Ponies shown in these classes must be produced and shown by the owner/spouse, or his/her immediate family, who does not receive remuneration in cash or kind from working with horses/ponies. Please enter this class in the spirit it is intended. Competitors who contravene the above will be disqualified.

18 Class 4. Yearling Colt, Filly or Gelding not to exceed 148cms (14.2hh) at maturity. 5. 2 or 3 year old Colt, Filly or Gelding, not to exceed 148cms (14.2hh) at maturity. 6. 4 years old or over Stallion, Mare or Gelding, not exceeding 148cms (14.2hh). The highest placed pony, if owned by an NPS member, in each class will qualify for the final. Qualification may pass down to third place if the first and second ponies are already qualified. BROOD MARES The Edale Trophy presented by Mrs Marlene Young, Manderston Stables, Duns, for the Champion Brood Mare.

The Craiglea Challenge Trophy presented in memory of W. K. McGowan, Craiglea Farm, Greenlaw will be awarded to the Champion Foal. Class 7 is also a qualifier for the NPS / Area 20 Show Pony In-Hand Supreme National Championship 2018. Class 7. Mare, not exceeding 148cms (14.2hh), 4 years old or over. 8. Foal, progeny of Mare in Class 7. Entry fee £7.00 (Members £5.00) Entries Close: Friday 29th June. TEVIOT RING – No. 1 HIGHLAND PONIES IN-HAND Judge:
  • Mrs C M M McArdle, Tough, Aberdeenshire. Judging will commence at approx. 11.00 a.m. Strathleven Challenge Trophy presented by Miss H. Hamilton, Whitehope, Innerleithen, for the Inhand Champion.

A Highland Pony Society Rosette will be awarded to the In-hand Champion. NPS / Kilmannan Stud M&M In Hand Silver Medal Rosette Championship (To be Judged by Mrs J MacInnes). See the NPS Silver Medal Championships Conditions in this schedule. The NPS /Highbrook Stud M&M In-Hand National Championship. The highest placed pony, if owned by NPS members, in each class will qualify for the final. This Show is a qualifier for the NPS Scotland / Townhead Pet n Pony In-Hand M & M Championship. This show is a qualifier for the 2018 Highland Pony Society Youngstock Championship. The highest placed youngster in Class 10 will qualify for the Highland Pony Youngstock Championships to be held on 2nd September 2018 at Strathallan Castle, Perthshire or on 14th October at Adlington Equestrian Centre, Cheshire.

Only pure bred registered Highland Ponies1, 2 or 3 years may enter. Exhibitors are not required to be Members of the Highland Pony Society.

Class 9. Stallion Mare or Gelding, 4 years old and over. 10. Yearling Two or Three years old Colt, Filly or Gelding. TEVIOT RING – No. 1 RIDDEN HIGHLAND PONIES Judge:
  • Mrs C M M McArdle, Tough, Aberdeenshire. Judging will commence at approx. 11.30 a.m. The Ednam House Trophy, presented by The Ednam House Stud will be awarded to the Champion. NPS / The Minns Family M&M Ridden Silver Medal Rosette Championship. A Silver Medal Rosette is offered by the National Pony Society for the best registered pony owned by an NPS member in the M&M Ridden section. (See NPS Silver Medal Championship Conditions in this schedule). (To be Judged by Mrs J MacInnes).

The NPS /Ringside Stud M&M Open Ridden National Championship. The highest placed pony, if owned by NPS members, in each class will qualify for the final. Qualifiers are entitled to compete in either the NPS / The Minns Family M&M In-Hand Silver Medal Rosette Championship to be held at the NPS Summer Championship Show in Malvern, or at the Championship Show in Scotland. Qualifiers may only compete in one Minns Family final.

19 A Highland Pony Society Rosette will be awarded to the Ridden Champion. ThisShowisaqualifierfortheNPSScotland/BaileysHorseFeedsOpenRiddenM&MChampio nship. Class 11. Stallion, Mare or Gelding, not exceeding 143cms, 4 years and over, to be ridden. 12. Stallion, Mare or Gelding, over 143cms, 4 years and over, to be ridden. Classes 11 and 12 may be amalgamated if insufficient entries in either or both classes are forward. Entry Fee: £7.00 (Members £5.00). Entries Close: Friday 29th June. TEVIOT RING – No. 1 MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND NOVICE RIDDEN CLASSES Judge:
  • Mrs D Hadwen, Bradford, Yorkshire. Judging to commence after the Ridden Highland Classes at approx. 1.00 p.m. The NPS / Picton M&M Novice Ridden National Championship. These classes are judged under the rules of the NPS. Open to pure bred registered M&M stallions, mares and geldings four years old and over. A pony is not eligible to compete if, before 1st January in the current year, it has done any of the following: (i) Won an open NPS affiliated mixed M&M Ridden class (ii) Qualified for HOYS, Olympia or RIHS Open M&M Ridden classes (iii)
  • Qualified for the M&M Novice or Intermediate Ridden final at the NPS Summer Championship Show (N.B. Ponies can compete as novices in this competition for two consecutive year provided they do not submit an entry to the final in the first year)) (iv
  • If a pony qualifies for HOYS, Olympia or RIHS in its second year it is immediately de-noviced and cannot compete in the Picton Final.

Ponies must be shown in a snaffle bit. NPS/Area 25 Young Rider Championship Qualifier – for rider up to 25 years. The highest placed eligible pony not already qualified in each of the classes will qualify for the final at the NPS Summer Championship Show in 2018. This Show is a qualifier for the NPS Scotland / Kilmannan Stud Novice Ridden Mountain & Moorland Championship. Shetland Pony Stud Book Society Rosette will be awarded to the best registered Shetland Pony. Class 13. New Forest & Connemara. 14. Dartmoor, Exmoor & Shetland. 15. Welsh A & B.

16. Fell, Highland & Dales. 17. Welsh C & D. Entry Fee £7.00 (Members £5.00). Entries close: Friday 29th June. TEVIOT RING – No. 2 WELSH PONIES Judges:
  • Mrs G M A Sells, Bucknell, Shropshire. Judging will commence at 8.30 a.m. NPS / Kilmannan Stud M&M In Hand Silver Medal Rosette Championship. (To be Judged by Mrs J MacInnes). Foals are not eligible for this Championship. The Torquhan Cup presented by Mrs Arkwright, Torquhan, Stow to the Champion Section A. The Douthwaite Cup presented by Mr and the late Mrs Jackson, Douthwaite Stud, Barnard Castle, to the Champion Section B.

20 The Claggersnich Salver presented by Mr J. Rainy Brown, Grantown-on-Spey, to the Champion of Sections C & D. W.P.C.S Bronze Medals to Champions Sections A and B (W.P.C.S. Members only). W.P.C.S Special Rosettes (3) to Champions Sections A, B, C & D. Border Union Rosettes for the Champion and Reserve of Sections A & B and C & D. Special Rosettes (2) for the best two-year-olds. Scottish & Northern Welsh Pony & Cob Association Rosettes are offered to members. A pony may only win one rosette in a season. Current membership cards must be produced in the ring. If the 1st placed exhibitor is not an Association member or does not have their card with them, the rosette may be passed down the line to the highest placed member who can produce their card.

This Show is a qualifier for the NPS Scotland / Townhead Pet n Pony In-hand M & M Championship. Welsh Pony and Cob Gelding Incentive Scheme – Overall Gelding Champion and Reserve, to be competed for by the highest placed geldings from each appropriate Class within Sections A, B, C & D, generously Sponsored by the Millcroft Stud.

The NPS /Highbrook Stud M&M Open In Hand National Championship. The highest placed pony, if owned by NPS members, in each class will qualify for the Final Class 18. Stallion or Colt, 2 years and over. Section A 19. Barren Mare or Gelding, 4 years and over. Section A 20. Mare, with foal at foot, 4 years and over. Section A 21. Foal eligible for Section A registration, progeny of mare in class 20, by registered Welsh Stallion. 22. Yearling Colt, Filly or Gelding. Section A 23. Two or three year old Filly or Gelding. Section A. 24. Stallion or Colt, 2 years and over. Section B 25. Barren Mare or Gelding, 4 years and over.

Section B 26. Mare, with foal at foot, 4 years and over. Section B 27. Foal eligible for Section B registration, progeny of mare in class 26, by registered Welsh Stallion. 28. Yearling Colt, Filly or Gelding. Section B 29. Two or three year old Filly or Gelding. Section B 30. Stallion, Mare or Gelding, 4 years old and over. Sections C & D 31. Yearling, two or three years old Colt, Filly or Gelding. Sections C & D The Championship will be held after the classes for each Section. First and Second prize winners to compete.

TEVIOT RING – No. 2 SCOTTISH VETERAN HORSE OF THE YEAR 2018 QUALIFIER Judge:
  • Miss D Lewis, Tyne & Wear. Judging will commence after the Welsh Pony classes at approx. 1.00p.m. The “Gonzo” Salver, presented by Mr & Mrs M Hutcheson, Bonchester Bridge, Hawick to the Champion. Prize Money: First £20, Second £15, Third £10, Fourth £5. Veteran Horse Society – QUALIFIER 2018 This is a qualifier for the Veteran Horse Society Supreme Final: SCOTTISH VETERAN HORSE OF THE YEAR 2018 Kindly Sponsored by Allen & Page. Each VHS affiliation in Scotland now holds a PRE-QUAL Supreme Final qualification Open to members and non-members. However, only Members may go forward to the Championship of the day. VHS Membership to be applied for no later than 1 week prior to this show, to avoid disappointment.
  • 21 VHS Scottish Supreme (Pre-Judging) Final qualification. ONLY MEMBERS placed 1st to 2nd in each age category will go to the Veteran Championship of the Day. In all classes – if competitors placed 1st or 2nd are not Members qualification will be given to 3rd & 4th providing they are Members. Qualification will not go lower than 4th place. If the Champion or Reserve has qualified then 2nd or 3rd reserve may take qualification.
  • All competitors and grooms must adhere to VHS 2018 Rule Book in all circumstances. Failure to do so may result in immediate disqualification.

Champions and Reserve Both In-hand and Ridden must have their showing card signed by the judge in the ring as proof of qualification.

This will qualify through the pre-judging of the Supreme. Competitors to present their Show Card to the judge for qualification. Should the Championship be combined the top 2 ridden and top 2 in-hand go forward. VETERAN IN-HAND, COMBINED AGE CLASS (15 years and over). To be run as one class but judged as separate age categories: Diamond Veteran (25 years and over), Veteran (20–24 years) & Pre-Veteran (15–19 years). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height. 1st and 2nd from each age category will go forward to the Championship of the day. (or will be offered to 3rd-4th if they are Members).

CHAMPIONSHIP – Reserve and Champion to qualify to the Pre-Qual Supreme VETERAN RIDDEN, COMBINED AGE CLASS (15 years and over). To be run as one class but judged as separate age categories: Diamond Veteran (25 years and over), Veteran (20–24 years) & Pre-Veteran (15–19 years). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height. 1st and 2nd from each age category will go forward to the Championship.

CHAMPIONSHIP – Reserve and Champion to qualify to the Pre-Qual Supreme Class 32. Open Mixed Age – Ridden, 15 years & over. 33. Open Mixed Age – In Hand, 15 years & over. Entry Fee: £10.00 (Members £8.00) Entries Close: Friday 29th June. TEVIOT RING – No. 3 NATIVE PONIES IN-HAND Judge:
  • Miss J E Paterson, Podington, Northamptonshire. Judging will commence at 8.30 a.m. NPS / Kilmannan Stud M&M In Hand Silver Medal Rosette Championship (To be Judged by Mrs J MacInnes) Only the Champion of each Section goes forward to the Supreme not The Best of Breed eg the Champion of the Shetland & Exmoor.

The NPS /Highbrook Stud M&M Open In Hand National Championship. The highest placed pony, if owned by NPS members, in each class will qualify for the Final. This Show is a qualifier for the Northern Breeders In-Hand Supreme Championship 2018, kindly Sponsored by Supreme Products. This Show is a qualifier for the NPS Scotland / Townhead Pet n Pony In-hand M & M Championship. SHETLAND & EXMOOR The Transy Trophy, presented by Mr D. Dick, Devonshaw House, Dollar, will be awarded to the best Shetland Pony.

The Haig Douglas Perpetual Challenge Trophy, presented by the late Mrs Peggy and Haig Douglas, for the best Exmoor Pony In-hand.

Shetland Pony Stud Book Society Rosette will be awarded to the best Shetland Pony in each class. Shetland Pony Stud Book Society – Classes must be confined to Registered Ponies. Ponies must be named on the entry form and in the catalogue if one is produced. Society rosettes must only be given to ponies registered with the Society or eligible for registration (i.e. foals). Three year old fillies with foals at foot may not be shown. All foals must be a minimum of three weeks old on the day of the Show. All entire males aged 2 years and over must display a stallion disc.

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