Schedule - Border Union Agricultural Society

Schedule - Border Union Agricultural Society

1 SHOW SCHEDULE SPRINGWOOD PARK, KELSO FINAL DATE FOR ENTRANTS FRIDAY 29th JUNE   FOLLOW US @BorderUnion www.buas.org

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 • www.footeprint.co.uk

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 Champion- ship 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 In- hand 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.

22 There must be no colts or entire males in Young Handlers classes. Children under 14 yrs old may not show colts (excluding foals) or entire males in In-hand classes. In the interests of safety, hard hats must be worn by all handlers aged 14 yrs or under in In-hand classes. Exhibitors should not kneel but remain standing while in the ring. Exmoor Pony Society Rosette to the best registered Exmoor Pony. Exhibitor must be or become a member of the Exmoor Pony Society. Class 34. Stallion, Mare or Gelding, 4 years and over. 35. Yearling, two or three years old, Colt, Filly or Gelding. DARTMOOR * SHOW The Toffee Cup presented by Mrs M.

G. Furness, Abbey House, Oldstead, to the best Dartmoor Pony from Classes 38 & 39.

The Rushfield Quaich presented by the Anderson Family, Nether Stenries, Carrutherstown, Dumfries, for the Champion In-hand Dartmoor Pony. Dartmoor Pony Society ‘Star Show’ Rosette for the best registered Dartmoor Pony exhibited by a member of the Dartmoor Pony Society. Current membership card to be produced in the ring. A Special Rosette will be awarded to the Best Foal in Class 36 by a registered Dartmoor Stallion. Class 36. Mare (with or without foal at foot) or Gelding, four years old and over. 37. Stallion or Colt, two years old and over.

38. Two or three year old Filly or Gelding.

39. Yearling Colt, Filly or Gelding. Classes 38 & 39 may be amalgamated if entries in either or both classes are insufficient. CONNEMARA & NEW FOREST The Sydserff Challenge Trophy presented by Mrs T. Simpson, Highfield, North Berwick, to be awarded to the Champion Connemara Pony. British Connemara Pony Society Special Rosette for the best registered Connemara Pony owned by a Member. This Show is a qualifier for the British Connemara Pony Society Tam O’Shanter Championship. The three highest placings of each age group – Connemara yearlings and two year olds – will qualify for the Tam O’Shanter Breeding Championship.

(6 qualifiers).

The three highest placings – Connemara Mares – will qualify for the Tam O’Shanter Breeding Championship. (3 qualifiers). This Show is a qualifier for the British Connemara Pony Society Young Handler Championship (a) 12 years and under, (b) 13 – 18 years. Border Union Rosette for the best Foal in Class 40. Please note – No Pony exceeding 148cms may take part in these classes. Class 40. Stallion, Mare or Gelding, 4 years old and over. All foals must be 5 weeks old or over. 41. Yearling, two or three year old, Colt, Filly or Gelding.

If sufficient entries Class 41 may be divided. DALES & FELL Leithenwater Challenge Trophy presented by the late Miss J.

Brooke, Innerleithen to the best Fell Pony. Fell Pony Society Rosette for the best registered Fell Pony exhibited by a member of the Fell Pony Society. Membership card to be produced in the ring. A Special/Performance Rosette offered by the Dales Pony Society for the best registered Dales Pony shown by an exhibitor who produces a current membership card in the ring. Class 42. Stallion, Mare or Gelding, 4 years and over. 43. Yearling, two or three years old, Colt, Filly or Gelding.

23 TEVIOT RING – No. 3 HUNTER PONY BREEDING Judge:  Miss J E Paterson, Podington, Northamptonshire. Judging will commence at approx. 1.00 p.m. The Macharg Bowl, will be awarded to the Champion. NPS/Litton Stud Show Hunter 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 Hunter Pony In Hand section. (See NPS Silver Medal Championship Conditions in this Schedule).

The NPS/The Graham’s Show Hunter Pony In Hand National Championship. Classes may be amalgamated.

Ponies eligible for the Championship final at the NPS Summer Championship Show is the highest placed pony from each class, if owned by NPS members, for show ponies not exceeding 153cm at maturity. Qualifications may pass down to third. 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 Welsh Pony and Cob Society will present a Special Rosette to the highest placed registered Welsh Part-bred pony in the Hunter Pony Breeding Championship. Class 44. Brood Mare, not exceeding 153cms (15hh), with or without foal at foot. 45. Yearling Colt, Filly or Gelding, to exceed 134cms (13hh) unlikely to exceed 153cms (15hh) at maturity. 46. Two or three year old Filly or Gelding to exceed 134cms (13hh) unlikely to exceed 153cms (15hh) at maturity. 47. Yearling Colt, Filly or Gelding unlikely to exceed 134cms (13hh) at maturity. 48. Two or Three year old Filly or Gelding unlikely to exceed 134cms (13hh) at maturity.

These Classes may be amalgamated if entries are insufficient.

Entry Fee £7.00 (Members £5.00). Entries close: Friday 29th June. ROXBURGH RING NATIVE PONIES UNDER SADDLE & PART-BRED PONIES Judge:  Mrs J McNaught, Darvel, Ayrshire. Judging will commence at 8.30 a.m. LEADING REIN (Part-breds are not eligible). The NPS / Showing Classics M&M Leading Rein National Championship. NPS Scotland / Kilgraston School Mountain & Moorland Lead Rein Championship. The Welsh Pony and Cob Society offer a Performance Medal to the best Welsh Pony Section A or B. All animals must be registered or entered in the appropriate Section of the Welsh Stud Book, although medals can be awarded to non-members.

Shetland Pony Stud Book Society Rosette will be awarded to the best registered Shetland Pony. Class 49. Open to registered Dartmoor, Exmoor, Shetland, New Forest, Welsh Section A or B mares and geldings four years old or over not exceeding 122 cm. Riders must have attained their 3rd birthday but must not have attained their 9th birthday before the 1st January in the current year. To be shown in a snaffle bit. NPS/Rosettes Direct Home Produced Ridden Championship – wear white arm bands. FIRST RIDDEN (Part-breds are not eligible.) No Pony may be shown on a Leading Rein in Classes 50 – 54. The NPS / Showing Classics M&M First Ridden National Championship.

NPS Scotland / Kilgraston School Mountain & Moorland First Ridden Championship.

24 The Welsh Pony and Cob Society offer a Performance Medal to the best Welsh Pony Section A or B. All animals must be registered or entered in the appropriate Section of the Welsh Stud Book, although medals can be awarded to non-members. Shetland Pony Stud Book Society Rosette will be awarded to the best registered Shetland Pony. 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). Class 50. Open to registered Dartmoor, Exmoor, Shetland, New Forest, Welsh Section A or B mares and geldings four years old or over not exceeding 128 cm. Riders must have attained their 3rd birthday but not reached their 12th birthday before the 1st January in the current year. NPS/Rosettes Direct Home Produced Ridden Championship – wear white arm bands. NPS/Area 25 Young Rider Championship Qualifier – for rider up to 25 years. The Border Union Challenge Cup will be presented to the First Ridden and Lead Rein Champion. This show is a qualifier for the NPS Scotland / Baileys Horse Feeds Open Ridden M & M Championship.

NPS / The Minns Family M&M Ridden Silver Medal Rosette Championship.

A Silver Medal Rosette is offered by the NPS for the best registered pony owned by an NPS Qualifying or Life member in the M&M Ridden section. Excluding Lead Rein & First Ridden. (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. CONNEMARA British Connemara Pony Society Special Rosettes for the best registered Connemara Pony owned by a member who must show their membership card in the ring. Rosette cannot to be awarded below 4th place.

This Show is a qualifier for the British Connemara Pony Society Rosmeen Ridden Championship – 2019. Please note – no pony exceeding 148cms may take part in this class. (BCPS Rules) Class 51. Stallion, Mare or Gelding, 4 years and over, to be ridden. The NPS/Ringside Stud M&M Open Ridden National Championship. WELSH SECTION A & B The Welsh Pony and Cob Society offer a Performance Medal to the best Welsh Pony Section A or B. All animals must be registered or entered in the appropriate section of the Welsh Stud Book, although medals can be awarded to non-members.

Class 52. Stallion, Mare or Gelding, 4 years and over, to be ridden.

The NPS/Ringside Stud M&M Open Ridden National Championship. DARTMOOR, EXMOOR & SHETLAND Dartmoor Pony Society Rosette for the best registered Dartmoor Pony exhibited by a member of the Dartmoor Pony Society. Current membership card to be produced in the ring. Exmoor Pony Society Rosette to the best registered Exmoor Pony. Exhibitor must be or become a member of the Exmoor Pony Society. Shetland Pony Stud Book Society Rosette for the best registered ridden Shetland Pony. 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). There must be no colts or entire males in Young Handlers classes. Children under 12 yrs old on the day of the Show may not show entire males in ridden classes. Hard hats must be worn by all Exhibitors, irrespective of age, in ridden classes. In ridden classes, if a rider falls off at any time whilst in the ring, both pony and rider must leave the ring, rider dismounted, and take no further part. Class 53. Stallion, Mare or gelding, 4 years and over, to be ridden. The NPS/Ringside Stud M&M Open Ridden National Championship.

25 DALES, FELL, WELSH C & D & NEW FOREST Dene Rejoice Salver kindly donated by Mrs A. A. D. Newall, Todridge, Northumberland to the highest placed registered Fell Pony. Fell Pony Society Rosette for the best registered Fell Pony exhibited by a member of the Fell Pony Society. Membership cards to be produced in the ring. The Welsh Pony and Cob Society offer a Performance Medal to the best Welsh Section C or D. All animals must be registered or entered in the appropriate Section of the Welsh Stud Book, although medals can be awarded to non-members.

A Performance Rosette offered by the Dales Pony Society for the best registered Dales Pony shown by an exhibitor who produces a current membership card in the ring.

Class 54. Stallion, Mare or Gelding, 4 years and over, to be ridden. The NPS/Ringside Stud M&M Open Ridden National Championship. PART-BRED Waxwing Challenge Trophy presented by Waxwing Stud, Dunfermline, for the best Part-bred Pony. W.P.C.S. Rosette for the best Part-bred Welsh Pony. Class 55. Part-bred Native Pony registered in their Breed Society’s Part-bred register, 4 years old and over, to be ridden.

56. Part-Bred Native Pony registered in their Breed Society’s Part-bred register, Yearling, two or three year old Colt, Filly or Gelding. Classes 55 & 56 are qualifiers for the NPS/Mole Valley Farmers Part Bred Ridden & In Hand Qualifiers. WEST RING COLOURED HORSES Judge:  Mr S Kerby, Houghton-le-Spring, Co Durham. Judging will commence at 8.30 a.m. This Show is affiliated to the Coloured Horse & Pony Society (UK) Affiliation No. 18085. Both owner and the rider/exhibitor need not be a member of CHAPS (UK) nor must the horse or pony be registered with CHAPS (UK) to compete. However in order to Qualify both Owner and Rider/Exhibitor need to be a current showing member and present their valid Qualifier card IN THE RING for signing by the judge.

Members to apply in writing to CHAPS (UK) for appropriate qualifier card.

The CHAPS (UK) Championship Show will be held on 30th August – 1st September 2018. Shows held on or after the Postal Entry closing date of the Championship Show will count as 2019 qualifiers. The following classes are CHAPS (UK) Qualifiers (57 – 65). For full rulings and information on competition/ qualification, please refer to the CHAPS (UK) Members’ Handbook; or visit www.chapsuk.com for rulings. Only Skewbalds/Piebalds may compete these Classes. All stallions, 4 years old and over entering these classes must be graded with CHAPS (UK). All stallions must wear Stallion ID Discs in the ring without exception.

Class 57. The CHAPS(UK) Non-Native Ridden Horse Qualifier, exc 153cms (15hh). 58. The CHAPS(UK) Non-Native Ridden Pony Qualifier, not exc 153cms (15hh). 59. The CHAPS(UK) Native/Cob/Traditional Ridden Horse Qualifier, exc 148cms (14.2hh). 60. The CHAPS(UK) Native/Cob/Traditional Ridden Pony Qualifier, not exc 148cms (14.2hh). 61. The CHAPS(UK) Non-Native In-Hand Horse Qualifier, to exc 153cms (15hh). 62. The CHAPS(UK) Non-Native In-Hand Pony Qualifier, not to exc 153cms (15hh). Any age, no foals. 63. The CHAPS(UK) Native/Cob/Trad In-Hand Horse Qualifier, to exc 148cms (14.2hh). Any age, no foals.

64. The CHAPS(UK) Native/Cob/Trad In-Hand Pony Qualifier, not to exc 148cms (14.2hh). Any age, no foals. 65. The CHAPS(UK) Open Youngstock Qualifier; 1, 2 or 3 year olds; no foals. 66. Novice Ridden Horse. Suitable bridles to be worn. 67. Novice Ridden Pony. Suitable bridles to be worn. If insufficient entries, these Classes may be amalgamated. Entry Fee £7.00 (Members £5.00) Entries Close: Friday 29th June.

26 MAIN RING WORKING HUNTER PONIES Judges:  Mrs C S Harper, Ayr, Ayrshire. (Jumping) Mrs L Black, Mearnskirk, Glasgow. (Conformation) Judging will commence at 8.00 a.m. The South Laws Cup will be awarded for the best Working Pony – Classes 68 – 71. The R. Hunter Murray Challenge Salver, will be awarded for the best pony 15hh and under owned and exhibited by a resident of the Scottish Borders Region. Conditions: • A horse or pony may only compete in one of classes 68 – 71. • No change of saddlery is allowed between phases in a class. • Protective leg boots only may be used for Phase 1. •  No bandages, no over reach boots or protective pads on pony / horse legs or feet are permissible.

• NO SPURS Marking: Phase 1: Jumping 50 Style and manners while jumping 20 Phase 2: Manners 10 Conformation, type and freedom of action 20 TOTAL 100 Penalties: Jumping knock down 10 First Refusal 15 Second Refusal 20 Third Refusal Disqualification Fall of pony/horse or rider in any phase Disqualification Approximate height of jumps are as follows: Class 68 100cms Class 69 90cms Class 70 85cms Class 71 75cms Class 68. Intermediate Working Hunter Pony: Exceeding 14.2hh (148cms) and not exceeding 15.2hh (158cms). Riders not to have attained their 25th birthday before 1st January in the current year.

69. Working Hunter Pony: Exceeding 14hh (143cms) and not exceeding 15hh (153cms). Riders not to have attained their 20th birthday before 1st January in the current year. 70. Working Hunter Pony: Exceeding 13hh (133cms) and not exceeding 14hh (143cms). Riders not to have attained their 17th birthday before 1st January in the current year. 71. Working Hunter Pony: Not exceeding 13hh (133cms). Riders not to have attained their 14th birthday before 1st January in the current year.

Entry Fee: £7.00 per entry (Members £5.00) Entries Close: Friday 29th June. MAIN RING MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND NOVICE WORKING HUNTER PONIES Judges:  Mrs H Prescott, Ormskirk, Lancashire. (Jumping) Mrs J MacInnes, Penrith, Cumbria. (Conformation)) Judging will commence after the completion of the WHP at approx. 10.00 a.m. The NPS / Area 25 M&M Novice Working Hunter Pony National Championship

27 To be run under the rules of the NPS. Open to registered pure bred M & M stallions, mares and geldings, four years old and over. Riders may only ride one pony in each class.

Ponies must be shown in a snaffle bit. 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 M&M WHP class (ii) Won a class at an M&M WHP (HOYS or RIHS) qualifying round (iii)  Qualified for the NPS M&M Novice or Intermediate WHP final at the NPS Summer Championship Show (iv) Qualified for an M&M WHP final at HOYS or RIHS in previous years or in the current year (N.B. Ponies can compete as novices for two consecutive years provided they do not make an entry in the final in the first year).

Mixed Height Novice M&M WHP Will commence with Class 75 – ponies exceeding 143cms but not exceeding 148cms (with the exception of Dales & Welsh Sec D for which there is no height restriction). To be followed immediately by Class 74 – ponies exceeding 133cms but not exceeding 143cms. To be followed immediately by Class 73 – ponies exceeding 122cms but not exceeding 133cms. To be followed immediately by Class 72 – ponies not exceeding 122cms. Fences Min. Height Max. Height Max. Spread Class 72 47cms 60cms 47cms Class 73 55cms 65cms 55cms Class 74 65cms 75cms 65cms Class 75 75cms 85cms 75cms The highest placed eligible ponies not already qualified from Classes 72-75 will qualify for the final at the NPS Summer Championship Show at Malvern from 31st July – 2nd August 2018.

MAIN RING MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND WORKING HUNTER PONIES Judges:  Mrs H Prescott, Ormskirk, Lancashire. (Jumping) Mrs J MacInnes, Penrith, Cumbria. (Conformation) Judging will commence after the M&M Novice WHP at approx. 12.00 p.m. This show is a qualifier for the NPS/TopSpec M&M Working Hunter Pony Championship. The highest placed pony, if owned by an NPS Qualifying or Life Member, in the M&M Working Hunter Pony class will go forward to the final which will take place at the NPS Summer Championship Show in Malvern in 31st July – 2nd August 2018. Qualifications to go no lower than 3rd place. The Duchess of Sutherland Challenge Cup will be awarded to the Champion.

Major T.H.C. Cox Silver Cup will be awarded to the Reserve Champion. The Welsh Pony and Cob Society offer a Performance Medal to the highest placed Welsh Pony or Cob. All animals must be registered or entered in the appropriate section of the Welsh Stud Book, although medals can be awarded to non-members.

W.P.C.S Special Rosette to the highest placed Welsh Pony or Cob. Fell Pony Society Rosette to the best registered Fell Pony in Class 78 exhibited by a member of the Fell Pony Society. Membership card to be produced in the ring. The 2 highest placed ponies only down to 4th in each class not already qualified will qualify for the NPS Scotland / Kingfisher Building Products M & M Open WHP Championship. Height of jumps as per NPS Handbook Guidelines for M & M WHP Championship. Ponies must be the correct height for their breed and be unplaited.

Class 76. Ponies not exceeding 122cms. 77. Ponies exceeding 122cms but under 133cms.

28 78. Ponies exceeding 133cms but not exceeding 143cm. 79. Ponies more than 143cms but not exceeding 148cms (with the exception of Welsh Section D and Dales for which there is no height restriction). Open to registered pure bred M&M stallions, mares and geldings, five years old or over. Entry Fee £7.00 (Members £5.00) Entries close: Friday 29th June. WEST RING SHOW HUNTER PONIES Judges:  Mrs C S Harper, Ayr, Ayrshire. Judging will commence at approx. 1.00 p.m. The Rosepark Trophy, kindly donated by Mrs C. Nelson, will be awarded to the Champion Show Hunter Pony.

Class 80. Pony of Show Hunter Type: Not exceeding 13hh (133cms).

Riders not to have attained their 14th birthday before 1st January in the current year. 81. Pony of Show Hunter Type: Exceeding 13hh (133cms) and not exceeding 14hh (143cms). Riders not to have attained their 17th birthday before 1st January in the current year. 82. Pony of Show Hunter Type: Exceeding 14hh (143cms) and not exceeding 15hh (153cms). Riders not to have attained their 20th birthday before 1st January in the current year. 83. Intermediate Pony of Show Hunter Type: Exceeding 14.2hh (148cms) and not exceeding 15.2hh (158cms). Riders not to have attained their 25th birthday before 1st January in the current year.

Entry Fee: £7.00 per entry (Members £5.00) Entries Close: Friday 29th June. MAIN RING PONY CLUB INTER – BRANCH TEAM JUMPING Judge:  Mr B Watson, Cardenden, Fife. Commencing at approx. 2.00 p.m. Ponies of Britain Salver will be awarded to the best Junior Team. Ponies of Britain Challenge Cup will be awarded to the best Senior Team. Prize money per Team in each class: First £28, Second £20, Third £12. Judging: Teams of 3 or 4. Teams will jump as individuals in succession with the three best scores to count. The team with the lowest total faults will be the winner. In the event of a tie, each team will nominate one member to “jump against the clock”.

Class 84. Junior teams of three or four, 14 years and under on 1st January 2018. (Jump height max. 2’9”/85cm). 85. Senior teams of three or four, 25 years and under on 1st January 2018. (Jump height max. 3’3”/1m). This is an INTER – BRANCH Competition. Entries should be forwarded by an OFFICIAL OF THE BRANCH, who need not name their team members until Declaration at 11.00 a.m. on Friday 27th July. Teams may be made up on the day from different branches to compete H.C. at the discretion of the chief steward. No rider or horse may compete more than once. Dress code : Tweed Jackets and Branch Colours.

The course will consist of a mixture of rustic and colour fences and set to a maximum height of 2’9” for Juniors and 3’3” for Seniors. Entries will be limited to no more than 2 TEAMS per Branch in each class. Entry Fee: £20 per Team. Entries Close: Friday 29th June. WE WOULD BE VERY GRATEFUL IF ENTRANTS, WHERE AT ALL POSSIBLE, COULD SHARE TRANSPORT TO REDUCE THE CONGESTION IN OUR FLOAT/BOX AREA.

29 Saturday 28th July Light Horses . . 29 Donkeys . . 31 Heavy Horses . . 33 Cattle . . 35 Sheep . . 39 Goats . . 47 Shepherds’ Crooks . . 49 Horse Shoeing . . 49 Poultry Show . . 49 Industrial Section . . 49 Carriage Driving . . 49 Rabbits . . 49 Important Notice The Organisers of this Show have taken reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone present. For these measures to be effective, everyone must take all reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents occurring and must OBEY THE INSTRUCTIONS OF THE ORGANISERS AND ALL THE OFFICIALS AND STEWARDS Minimum Entry Fee of £15.00 per Exhibitor in Classes 86-101 & 108 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.

TEVIOT RING – Saturday 28th July HUNTERS IN-HAND Judge:  Mrs M Bowie, Balado, Kinross. Judging will commence at 8.30 a.m. The Silver Challenge Salver, presented by the late Wm. Murray, Esq., Redden, for the best Exhibit in the In-hand Hunter classes. The Ellesmere Silver Challenge Cup, presented by the late Duke of Sutherland, will be awarded to the best Brood Mare. The Kelso Town Challenge Trophy, will be awarded to the best young stock. The Alan Innes Memorial Challenge Cup, presented by Mrs A.P. Innes, Windywalls, will be awarded to the Best In-hand Hunter bred in the former Border counties of Berwick, Roxburgh, Selkirk and Northumberland.

Prize Money: First £20, Second £15, Third £10, Fourth £5. Class 86. Small Hunter Brood Mare exceeding 148cms (14.2hh) approx but not exceeding 158cms (15.2hh) approx (1/2 inch will allowed for normal shoes) with her own foal at foot. Name and breeding of horse to be stated. 87. Hunter Brood Mare over 158cms (15.2hh) approx with her own foal at foot. Name and breeding of horse to be stated. 88. Hunter Foal, Filly, Colt or Gelding, progeny of mares in Classes 86 & 87, to be exhibited with its Dam. Name of Sire to be stated.

89. Hunter Yearling, Filly, Colt or Gelding, foaled in 2017. 90.

Hunter Gelding or Filly, two years old, foaled in 2016. 91. Hunter Gelding or Filly, three years old, foaled in 2015. Note: All Foals must be at least three weeks old on the day of the Show. If there are sufficient entries forward, classes may be divided. Entry Fee: £10.00 (members £8.00). Entries close: Friday 29th June.

30 MAIN RING – Saturday 28th July RIDDEN HUNTERS Judges:  Mrs J Banks, Skirlaugh, Hull. (Riding) Mr A Bowie, Balado, Kinross. (Conformation) Judging will commence at 8.00 a.m. Classes are Judged under Sport Horse Rules. The Jedforest Challenge Cup, presented by the Jedforest Agricultural Society in 1948, will be awarded to the best animal in Ridden Classes. The Tweeddale Press Cup, presented by the late Lt. Col. J.I.M. Smail, Tweeddale Press Group, will be awarded to the best Ridden Hunter bred in the former Border Counties of Berwick, Roxburgh, Selkirk and Northumberland.

The Axminster Rose Bowl, presented by Mr John Macfarlane, Barley Mill, West Saltoun will be awarded to the winner of Class 93.

The Ian MacKenzie Gray Memorial Cup (Perpetual), presented by the Gray family, Woodlands, Lindean, Selkirk, will be awarded to the best ridden four year old Hunter in Class 94. The Belling Burn Cup, presented by the Shiell Family, Carr Stables, Bonchester Bridge, Hawick will be awarded to the best Ridden Hunter in Class 96. Prize Money: First £20, Second £15, Third £10, Fourth £5. Class 92. Novice Working Hunter, Mare or Gelding, exceeding 153cms (15.0hh), 4 years old and upwards, not to have won a novice class prior to 1st January 2017. Jumps max. 3’. (Competitors in Class 92 cannot enter Class 93).

93. Open Working Hunter, Mare or Gelding, exceeding 153cms (15.0hh), 4 years old and upwards. Jumps max. 3’9”. 94. Hunter, Mare or Gelding, 4 years old. 95. Hunter, Mare or Gelding, exceeding 158cms (15.2hh), 5 years old and upwards. 96. Hunter, Mare or Gelding, exceeding 148cms (14.2hh), but not exceeding 158cms (15.2hh), 5 years old and upwards. 97. Ridden Cob, 4 years old and over exceeding 148cms (14.2hh). Horses entered in Classes 92 & 93 may also be entered in one other Ridden Hunter Class (94 – 97) Entry Fee: £10.00 (Members £8.00) Entries Close: Friday 29th June. HUNTER CHAMPIONSHIP The Don Challenge Cup, presented by the Dowager Lady Millbank to commemorate the founding of the Society in 1813, will be presented in the Main Ring to the Best Exhibit from the In-hand and Ridden Hunter Classes.

Judging at 12.30 p.m.

WEST RING – Saturday 28th July RIDING HORSES Judge: Mrs L Hamilton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Judging will commence at 8.30 a.m. Prize Money: First £20, Second £15, Third £10, Fourth £5. Championship Rosettes. Class 98. Mare or Gelding, four years old and over, not exceeding 15.2hh. 99. Mare or Gelding, four years old and over, exceeding 15.2hh. Where horses are also entered in the Working Hunter classes (Classes 92 & 93) no guarantee can be given that classes will not coincide and we regret that classes in either Ring cannot be held up to wait for Exhibitors. Horses entered in Classes 98 & 99 CANNOT compete in classes 94 – 96.

Entry Fee: £10.00 (Members £8.00) Entries Close: Friday 29th June.

31 WEST RING – Saturday 28th July SIDE SADDLE Judge:  Mrs L Hamilton, Cheltenham, Gloucesterahire. Judging will commence at approx. 10.00 a.m. Prize Money: First £20, Second £15, Third £10, Fourth £5. Class 100. Side Saddle Concours d’Elegance. The sole criterion for this class is the elegance of the picture presented by horse and rider. Attention may be paid to the rider’s personal appearance but detailed inspection of rider or tack is not required. Fancy dress or period costume is not permitted. Competitors are required to walk, trot and canter. No individual show is required, but the Judge may ask groups of 3 or 4 riders to give short displays.

A special rosette will be awarded to the highest placed Adult and Junior members of the S.S.A. carrying their current Championship Points Cards.

N.B. Silk Hats are permitted to be worn by adults IN THIS CLASS AT ANY TIME OF DAY. Juniors must wear hats to current Safety Standards or above for this class. Adult riders not wearing such hats do so at their own risk. 101. The Side Saddle Association EQUITATION CHAMPIONSHIPS OPEN QUALIFYING CLASS. Run under S.S.A. Rules defined in the current Member’s Handbook. Open to S.S.A. Members and Non-Members. Members carrying their current Championship Points Cards are eligible for S.S.A. rosettes to 3rd Adult and 3rd Junior places and S.S.A. Championship Points. Southernden Farm offers a rosette to the highest placed Member aged under 14 on 1st January of the current year.

Side Saddle International offer a rosette to the Adult Member and Manor Grange Stud Show Centre to the Junior Member, judged to be the best turned out. Juniors must wear Hats to current Safety Standard or above.

If numbers warrant, Classes 100 and 101 may be divided into Adult and Junior classes at the discretion of the Show Directors. Entry Fee: £10.00 (Members £8.00) Entries Close: Friday 29th June. WEST RING – Saturday 28th July DONKEYS Judge:  Mrs H J Singleton-Bell, Halifax, West Yorkshire. Judging will commence after the Side Saddle at approx. 11:00 a.m. The Show is a Donkey Breed Society Championship Show Qualifier and it has DBS Champion Donkey Status. The In-hand Champion Donkey at this show, providing it owned by a fully paid up member of the DBS automatically qualifies for the relevant championship at the DBS Supreme Championship Show held at Derby College on August 2018.

A donkey may win more than one Championship at shows but will qualify only once for the DBS Supreme Championship Show. Where the in-hand donkey Champion has previously qualified, the Reserve in-hand donkey will be deemed the qualifier. Winning the BUAS Championship gives the Champion donkey one of the 4 required qualifiers to become a DBS in-hand Champion Donkey. Qualifies for the Summerhays Brood Mare Award Scheme. The Newall Challenge Cup, donated by Mrs G A D Burton will be awarded to the Champion Donkey. Hidden Tressures / Arora Design Co Ltd offer a Perpetual Cup for the Best Turned-Out Donkey.

J Barbour& Son offer a Perpetual Cup for the Best Young Stock Donkey. Country House Gifts & Gallery of Bamburgh offer a Perpetual Cup for the Best Mare Donkey. Lazy Jacks Clothing Company offer a Perpetual Cup for the Best Stallion or Gelding Donkey. The Donkey Breed Society offers rosettes for the following: Best Foal.

Best Gelding (4 years old or over). Best Gelding (3 years and under). Best Yearling.

32 Best 2 year old Best Veteran (aged 20 years or over) to be awarded in the Best Condition class. Best Young Handler (in the mare class) (young handlers must not have attained their 16th birthday on the day of the show) Best Local Donkey presented to the Best Donkey owned by a DBS member living within a 25 mile radius of the showground. Border Union rosettes will be awarded to the Champion and Reserve Champion Donkeys. Classes are judged under the Donkey Breed Society Rules.

Championship for the 1st and 2nd prize winners from Classes 103 – 105. The Championship will follow immediately after these classes.

Class 102. Best condition & turned out Donkey. 103. Stallion or gelding 4 years old and over. 104. Mare 4 years old and over and Brood Mares 5 years old and over with own foal at foot. 105. Colt, filly or gelding 3 years old and under. 106. Best Miniature Male Donkey (miniature donkey of any age, 36 inches and under). 107. Best Miniature Female Donkey (miniature donkey of any age, 36 inches and under). Entry Fee £7.00 (Members £5.00) Entries Close: Friday 29th June Minimum Entry Fee of £10.00 per Exhibitor.

TEVIOT RING – Saturday 28th July RETRAINING OF RACEHORSES Judges:  Mrs M Bowie, Balado, Kinross.

(Conformation). Mrs K-J Nixon, Melrose, Roxburghshire. (Riding). Judging will commence after the In-Hand Hunters at approx. 11.15 a.m. Prize Money: First £20, Second £15, Third £10, Fourth £5. Veteran prize, £25 voucher to be redeemed from RoR office and qualification for the Veteran final at Aintree. RoR Rosettes 1st – 6th. Prize Vouchers 1st – 4th. The RoR Tattersalls Scottish Thoroughbred Show Series 2018 Class 108. The RoR Tattersalls Scottish Show Series Qualifier Thoroughbred mare or gelding, 4 years old or over, any height. Riders must be 15 years or over. Horses should be ridden in a snaffle, pelham or simple double bridle.

Horses should be plaited. The first three go forward to the championship at the Royal Highland Show 2019. All entries MUST be registered with the RoR and have RACED in GB. There will be a prize for the highest placed veteran 15 years or over. The Class will be run under the rules of RoR. Horses to be ridden by the Judge. All those entering horses and / or participating in the show agree to be bound by the Retraining of Racehorses Rules and Regulations from time to time in force. Competitors must wear a safety/kite mark hard hat with a chinstrap. Racing injuries and blemishes will not be ignored in this series.

Where horses are also entered in the Ridden Hunter classes no guarantee can be given that classes will not coincide and we regret that classes in either Ring cannot be held up to wait for Exhibitors. Entry Fee: £10.00 (Members £8.00) Entries Close: Friday 29th June. Minimum Entry Fee of £15.00 per Exhibitor.

33 TEVIOT RING – Saturday 28th July CLYDESDALE HORSES Judge:  Mr B Duncan, Cupar, Fife. Judging will commence at 10.00 a.m. Hendersyde Cup, presented by Mrs Baillie, will be awarded to the Best Exhibit. William Rennie Perpetual Trophy will be awarded to the Best Exhibit of the opposite sex to the Champion. Special Rosettes to Male and Female Champions. The Clydesdale Horse Society Shield. A Shield (which will be supplied and engraved by The Clydesdale Horse Society) will be awarded to the best yearling or two year old colt or filly, registered or eligible for registration with the Society, not having won a Shield before in its lifetime.

The Exhibitor must be a current member of the Clydesdale Horse Society.

Young Handlers Class. An engraved medal is presented by The Clydesdale Horse Society to the best young handler aged 12 to 16 on the day of the Show who has not already qualified in 2018. The capabilities of the handler are to be assessed, not the animal being led. The qualifier will be eligible to compete in the final at The Royal Highland Show in 2019. The Young Handler Scheme and the Young Handler Final is generously sponsored by the James Bennett Fund. Name and date of birth need to be on entry form.

Prize Money: First £20, Second £15, Third £10, Fourth £5. Special Prizes of £30 to the Champion and £20 to the Reserve Champion.

Class 109. Gelding, 3 years old and upwards. 110. Yearling or 2 year old Colt or Gelding. 111. Yeld Mare, 3 years old and upwards. 112. Brood Mare, with foal at foot. 113. Colt or Filly foal (this class may be divided if the number forward is sufficient). 114. 2 year old Filly. 115. Yearling Filly. 116. Young Handlers Class. BIDWELLS RIDDEN CLYDESDALE SERIES. Class number 117 is a qualifier for the Bidwells Ridden Clydesdale Series: To be judged as a ridden hunter class. This class is a qualifier for the Bidwells Ridden Clydesdale Championship to be held at the Blair Castle International Horse Trials on Sunday 26th August 2018.

The first two in each class to qualify. Qualification may go down to fourth place, if horses placed 1st and 2nd have previously qualified. Registered Clydesdales and those eligible for registration may qualify and enter for the Championship.

Judge: Miss C Dun, Heriot, Lothians. Class 117. RIDDEN CLYDESDALE ENTRY FEE: £5.00 (Members £3.00). Entries close: Friday 29th June. SHIRE HORSES Judge:  Mr B Duncan, Cupar, Fife. Judging will commence after Class 117. The Roger Buglass Challenge Cup will be awarded to the Best Exhibit in the Shire Horse classes. Prize Money: First £20, Second £15, Third £10, Fourth £5. Class 118. Gelding, 3 years old and over. 119. Mare, 3 years old and over. 120. One or Two year old Colt, Filly or Gelding. ENTRY FEE: £5.00 (Members £3.00). Entries close: Friday 29th June.

34 DECORATED HARNESS Judge:  Mr B Duncan, Cupar, Fife.

Judging will commence at approx 12.00 noon. The National Horse Brass Society will present an Award Brass to the winner. Prize Money: First £20, Second £15, Third £10 Each Entry forward outwith the prize winners will receive £10. Class 121. Decorated Harness. ENTRY FEE: £5.00 (Members £3.00). Entries close: Friday 29th June HEAVY HORSE TURNOUTS Judge:  Mr B Duncan, Cupar, Fife. Judging will commence at 1.30 p.m. The Harp Lager Trophy will be awarded to the Champion Turnout. Classes 122 – 125 to be judged for grooming, harness and turnout. Entrants are requested to give particulars of vehicles and horses on the Entry Form.

Class 122. Single Heavy Horse in harness to a vehicle. 123. Pair of Heavy Horses in harness to a vehicle. 124. Single or Pair of Heavy Horses in harness to an agricultural vehicle. 125. Three or more Heavy Horses in harness to a vehicle. £85 starting money will be paid for each horse forward in the above classes. Entry Fee: FOC.

Entries Close: Friday 29th June. PARADE OF HEAVY HORSE TURNOUTS A Grand Parade and display by Heavy Horse Turnouts will take place in the MAIN RING at 3.40 p.m. GRAND PARADE OF LIVESTOCK at 2.30 p.m. Assembly time 2.20 p.m. All Prize-winning Horses and Ponies are expected to take part in the GRAND PARADE. CATTLE will assemble in CATTLE RING 2 LIGHT HORSES will assemble in the TEVIOT RING HEAVY HORSES will assemble in the TEVIOT RING GOATS will assemble next to the CATTLE LINES Log onto the Border Union Website at www.buas.org

35 Saturday 28th July CATTLE All entries must comply with orders and regulations under Diseases of Animals Acts current at the time of the Show.

CATTLE PASSPORTS: Each animal must be accompanied by its BCMS passport otherwise entry to the Showground WILL BE REFUSED. Any Exhibitor bringing cattle to the Show from outwith a 4 year testing area must in the previous 60 days from the Show have obtained a negative TB result on all the cattle. All Exhibitors will be sent a Form to be completed by a private veterinary surgeon. The form MUST be received by the BORDER UNION PRIOR TO the cattle’s arrival at the Showground. IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING BVD: All cattle coming to the Show must come from a herd that is accredited free of BVD or each animal (including calves) must be individually tested free of the virus (antigen) whether or not they are vaccinated.

For those who require to be tested, please take the necessary steps and contact your vet in good time. All paperwork will be checked. NOTE TO ALL EXHIBITORS: ALL Exhibitors must bring appropriate certification with them to the Show – Passports, BVD certification as appropriate and TB certification (if appropriate). Any Exhibitor failing to produce the correct Paperwork will not be allowed entry to the Cattle Section. All paperwork will be checked prior to entry.

Sections or Classes with insufficient entries may be amalgamated at the discretion of the Directors. No stock to be removed from the Showground until after the Grand Parade. Date of birth MUST be declared on the Entry Form. ENTRY FEES and CATTLE 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.

Entries Close: Friday 29th June Prize Money in all Cattle Classes: First £20, Second £15, Third £10, Fourth £5.

Aberdeen Angus and Limousin Sections will commence judging at 9.00 a.m. prompt followed by other Sections. Approximate times will be sent out with Showpacks. GRAND PARADE OF LIVESTOCK All prize-winning Cattle are expected to take part in the GRAND PARADE. CATTLE should assemble in the CATTLE RINGS at 2.20 p.m.

36 ABERDEEN ANGUS Judge:  Mr R Rettie, Forestmill, Alloa. Judging will commence at 9.00 a.m prompt. The Nisbet Hill Challenge Cup, presented by Messrs F. & C. Elliot for the Best Exhibit. A Rosette & Tartan Sash presented by the Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society, will be awarded to the Champion. Rosette presented by the Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society, will be awarded to the Best Animal bred by Exhibitor. Silver Challenge Cup presented by the late David Colville, Chapel-on-Leader, for the Best Group consisting of One Male Animal and Two Females.

The T.W. Todd Silver Rose Bowl will be awarded to the winner of Class 128.

The Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society will award a special commemorative medal to the Champion provided that there are 15 or more entries forward. Border Union Rosettes to Male and Female Champions. Class 126. BULL born prior to 1st January 2017. 127. BULL born on or after 1st January 2017. 128. COW in milk or in calf, born before 1st January 2016. 129. HEIFER born on or after 1st January 2015 and before 1st January 2017. 130. HEIFER born on or after 1st January 2017.

131. Best Group of Three (One Male and Two Females) NO ENTRY FEE 132. Group of three by the same sire. NO ENTRY FEE HEREFORD Judge:  Mr R Rettie, Forestmill, Alloa. Judging will commence after Aberdeen Angus Section. The Kerfield Cup, will be awarded to the Champion. The Bowmont Cup, will be awarded to the best opposite sex to the Champion. The Royal Bank of Scotland Salver, will be awarded to the Best Group of Three. Border Union Rosettes, to Male and Female Champions. Class 133. BULL, 2 years old or over on date of Show. 134. BULL, under 2 years old on date of Show. 135. COW or HEIFER in milk or in calf, born before 1st January 2016.

136. HEIFER, born in 2016.

137. HEIFER, born in 2017 or 2018. 138. Best Group of Three. NATIVE BEEF BREEDS Judge:  Mr R Rettie, Forestmill, Alloa. The Bank of Scotland Trophy, presented by the Bank of Scotland, will be awarded to the Best Exhibit. Border Union Rosettes to Male and Female Champions. Class 139. BULL, 2 years old or over on date of Show. 140. BULL, under 2 years old on date of Show. 141. COW or HEIFER in milk or in calf, born before 1st January 2016. 142. HEIFER, born in 2016. 143. HEIFER, born in 2017 or 2018.

37 LIMOUSIN Judge:  Mrs L Wyllie, Blairgowrie, Perthshire.

Judging will commence after the Native Breed Section. The Nutrivet Cup, presented by Nutrivet Ltd, St Boswells, will be awarded to the Champion Limousin. Border Union Rosettes to Male and Female Champions. Class 144. BULL, 2 years old or over on date of Show. 145. BULL, under 2 years old on date of Show. 146. COW or HEIFER in milk or in calf, born before 1st January 2016. 147. HEIFER, born in 2016. 148. HEIFER, born in 2017 or 2018. At the discretion of the Society Directors Classes may be amalgamated if entries are insufficient. CONTINENTAL BEEF BREEDS Judge: Mrs L Wyllie, Blairgowrie, Perthshire.

The Royal Bank Cup, presented by the Royal Bank of Scotland plc, will be awarded to the Champion Simmental.

The Swiss Bell Perpetual Trophy will be awarded to the best Simmental of opposite sex to the Champion Simmental. British Simmental Cattle Society Rosettes for the Champion and Reserve Simmental. Border Union Rosettes to Male and Female Champions. Class 149. BULL, 2 years old or over on date of Show. 150. BULL, under 2 years old on date of Show. 151. COW or HEIFER in milk or in calf, born before 1st January, 2016. 152. HEIFER, born in 2016. 153. HEIFER, born in 2017 or 2018. COMMERCIAL CATTLE Judge: Mr T Arnott, Kelso, Roxburghshire. All Stock to be Halter led. Not eligible for Interbreeds.

Border Union Rosettes to Male and Female Champions. Class 154. Native Steer. 155. Continental Steer. 156. Native Heifer. 157. Continental Heifer. YOUNG HANDLERS’ COMPETITION Judge: Mrs L Wyllie, Blairgowrie, Perthshire. Class 158. 16 years to 21 years inclusive. ( Entries – FOC – taken on Show day ) 159. 15 years and under. ( Entries – FOC – taken on Show day ) Ages to be taken from the 1st January 2018.

ENTRIES ON SHOW DAY BEFORE 10 A.M. (NO ENTRY FEE). Young handlers may bring their own cattle for showing even if they are not entered for a Breed Section. Notice must be given to the Society in writing, prior to the show to allow for penning. All entries must comply with orders and regulations under Diseases of Animals Acts current at the time of the Show. Each animal must be accompanied by its BCMS Passport otherwise entry to the Showground will be refused.

38 BEEF CATTLE PAIR For the Best Pair, property of one Exhibitor Judge: Mr M Arnott, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire.

McLaren Cup to the Champion Pair and £60 Reserve Pair £40 (No Entry Fee) BEEF CATTLE INTER-BREED Best Exhibit from each Section Judge: Mr M Arnott, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire. Centenary Challenge Cup to the Champion and £100. Anniversary Trophy to the Reserve Champion and £50. Entry Fees in all Cattle Classes – £3.00 per entry Stall Fees – £5.00 per Stall (Members £3.00 per Stall) Minimum Entry £10.00 per Exhibitor.

Entries close on Friday 29th June. Log onto the Border Union Website at www.buas.org

39 Saturday 28th July SHEEP THE SHEEP CLASSES ARE OPEN. All entries must be submitted on the approved Entry Form by the specified Closing Date and must comply with orders and regulations under Diseases of Animals Acts current at the time of the Show. Movement documents must be handed in to Stewards at the gate on arrival at the Showground. All sheep must be correctly ear tagged in accordance with SEERAD / DEFRA guidelines. ENTRY AT THE GATE WILL BE REFUSED WITHOUT THE CORRECT DOCUMENTATION.

No stock to be removed from the Showground until after the Grand Parade. NOTE: Border Leicester, Lleyn, Registered Suffolk, Texel, Zwartble, Any Other Breed MV, and Prime Lamb entries (Classes 160 to 201) must be from fully M.V. ACCREDITED FLOCKS and will be provided with approved penning.

SHEEP SCAB PREVENTATIVE MEASURES: All sheep must be treated with a licensed product for the control of sheep scab, in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions, within 14 days prior to their arrival at the Show. Please sign declaration on Entry Form. Entry Fees In All Classes: £4.00 per entry (Members £2.00) including VAT, to be paid at time of entry. MINIMUM ENTRY: £10.00 Prize Money in all classes – First £15, Second £10, Third £5, Fourth £3 (min. 10 entries) Entries close: Friday 29th June ALL SHEEP JUDGING WILL COMMENCE AT 9.30 a.m. unless otherwise indicated. MV Section Only sheep from MV Accredited flocks are eligible for Classes 160 – 201.

Registered Flock Number to be shown on Entry Form.

BORDER LEICESTER Judge: Mr C Arnott, Hallkirk, Caithness. The Centenary Challenge Cup will be awarded to the Best Exhibit. The James Mauchlen Trophy will be awarded to the exhibitor gaining most points in this Section as follows : Champion; 5 points, Reserve Champion; 4 points, 1st; 3 points, 2nd; 2 points and 3rd; 1 point. The Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders Special Prize, for the Best Border Leicester Sheep in Show, registered or eligible for registration in the Border Leicester Flock Book and not having won one of these prizes earlier in the year. The winning exhibitor must be a fully paid up member of The Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders.

Championship Rosettes. This Show qualifies for the Exhibitor of the Year Award. Class 160. RAM above one shear. 161. SHEARLING RAM. 162. RAM LAMB. 163. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 164. GIMMER. 165. EWE LAMB. 166. Best Pair of animals (one male, one female and the property of the same exhibitor). 167. Group consisting of four animals, (not more than one from each class).

40 LLEYN Judge: Mr J Barrow, Appleby-in-West Morland, Cumbria. Championship Rosettes. Class 168. RAM, over one shear. 169. SHEARLING RAM. 170. RAM LAMB. 171. EWE, two shear or over, to have reared a lamb in 2018.

172. SHEARLING EWE. 173. EWE LAMB. 174. GROUP OF THREE. SUFFOLK Judge: Mr S Sutherland, Oxton, Berwickshire. The Silver Cup, presented by Messrs Wm. Bosomworth & Sons Ltd., won outright in 1978 by J. Walton & Sons, and re-presented, will be awarded to the Best Exhibit. The Hugh Fraser Silver Salver, presented by Mrs Fraser, will be awarded to the Best Opposite Sex to the Champion.

The Suffolk Sheep Society Rosette will be awarded to the Best Exhibit from a registered flockowner. Championship Rosettes. Class 175. YEARLING RAM. Untrimmed. 176. SHEARLING RAM. 177. RAM LAMB. Untrimmed. 178. RAM LAMB. 179. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 180. GIMMER. 181. EWE LAMB. TEXEL Judge: Mr B Farrell, Co Meath, Eire. The Perpetual Challenge Trophy, presented by Lawrie & Symington Ltd., will be awarded to the Best Exhibit. Championship Rosettes. Class 182. RAM, above one shear. 183. SHEARLING RAM. 184. RAM LAMB. 185. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 186. GIMMER.

187. EWE LAMB.

ZWARTBLES Judge: Mr B Gibson, Gartocharn, Alexandria. The Charles Scott Perpetual Challenge Trophy will be awarded to the Champion Sheep. The Eildon Hill Salver will be awarded to the Best opposite sex to the Champion. Championship Rosettes. Class 188. RAM. 189. RAM LAMB. 190. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 191. GIMMER. 192. EWE LAMB. 193. GROUP OF THREE (Any 2 Females and 1 Male).

41 ANY OTHER BREED (MV) Judge: Mr W Pate, Galashiels, Selkirkshire. Championship Rosettes. Class 194. RAM. 195. RAM LAMB. 196. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 197. GIMMER. 198. EWE LAMB. Breed of Sheep MUST be stated on Entry Form. PRIME LAMBS (MV) Judge: Mr W Pate, Galashiels, Selkirkshire. Judging will commence after Any Other Breed classes. Class 199. PEN OF TWO, total live weight under 75 kilos. 200. PEN OF TWO, total live weight 75 – 87 kilos. 201. PEN OF TWO, total live weight 88 kilos and over. Lambs must be forward for weighing by 9 a.m. and will be re-allocated to their classes by weight if necessary.

Non MV Section BLACKFACE Judge: Mr B Graham, Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire. The Silver Cup, presented by Messrs J. L. & W. Arnott, will be awarded to the Best Exhibit. The Silver Cup, presented by the late A. McTurk, MRCVS, will be awarded to the Best Opposite Sex to Champion. Won by Sir John Gilmour in 1968 and re-presented. Blackface Sheep Breeders Rosette will be awarded to the Champion. Championship Rosettes. Class 202. RAM, two shear and over. 203. RAM, one Shear. 204. RAM LAMB. 205. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 206. GIMMER.

207. EWE LAMB. BLUEFACED LEICESTER Judge: Mr D Hall, Penicuik, Midlothian.

The Scots Gap Cup, presented by T.A.S. Thomson, Esq., will be awarded to the Best Exhibit. A Plaque will be presented to the Champion by the Bluefaced Leicester Sheep Association if there are more than 40 entries in this Section. Championship Rosettes. Class 208. RAM, above one shear. 209. SHEARLING RAM. 210. RAM LAMB. 211. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 212. GIMMER. 213. EWE LAMB.

42 CHEVIOT Judge: Mr J Paton, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire. The Centenary Challenge Cup, will be awarded to the Best Exhibit. The Tom Rogerson Trophy will be awarded to the Best Exhibit of the opposite sex to the Champion. The J. Bibby Perpetual Challenge Cup, presented by M.A. Robertson, Esq., will be awarded to the Best Group consisting of Ram, Ewe, Gimmer and Ewe Lamb. Championship Rosettes. The Cheviot Sheep Society – Flock of the Year Competition (refer to the Society Website for details). Class 214. RAM, above two shear. 215. RAM, two shear. 216. RAM, one shear. 217. RAM LAMB. 218. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018.

219. GIMMER.

220. EWE LAMB. HEBRIDEAN Judge: Mr J Moore, Isle of Mull, Argyll. The Ronasvoe Cup, presented by Cathy Cassie will be awarded to the Champion. Championship Rosettes. All adult sheep should have been sheared in 2018 but not before 1st May. Class 221. RAM, 2 years or older. 222. SHEARLING RAM, born in 2017. 223. RAM LAMB, born in 2018. 224. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 225. GIMMER, born in 2017. 226. GIMMER LAMB, born in 2018. JACOB Judge: Mrs H Higginson, Congleton, Cheshire. The Redpath Cup, presented by Miss Redpath, Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh, will be awarded to the Champion.

The Harbell Trophy, presented by M&M Harper of Cavers, Hawick, for the Best Pair from Class 232.

Jacob Sheep Society Rosette will be awarded to the Champion. Championship Rosettes. All sheep to be shown to Breed Society Rules Class 227. RAM, SHEARLING OR OVER. 228. RAM LAMB. 229. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 230. GIMMER. 231. EWE LAMB. 232. Best Pair.

43 KERRY HILL Judge: TBC. Championship Rosettes. Class 233. RAM, any age. 234. RAM LAMB. 235. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 236. SHEARLING EWE. 237. EWE LAMB. 238. GROUP OF THREE. LAIRG TYPE CHEVIOT Judge: Mr M Cook, Hallkirk, Caithness. The W & J Thomson Cup, presented by W & J Thomson, for the Champion Lairg Type Cheviot. The North Country Cheviot Sheep Society will award a Champion Rosette to the best registered exhibit. Championship Rosettes. Class 239. RAM, above two shear. 240. RAM, two shear. 241. RAM, one shear. 242. RAM LAMB. 243. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 244. GIMMER.

245. EWE LAMB. NORTH COUNTRY CHEVIOT Judge: Mrs J Earle, Penybont, Carmarthen. The Centenary Challenge Cup, will be awarded to the Best Exhibit. Silver Salver, presented by Messrs Andrew Oliver & Son Ltd., will be awarded to the Best Exhibit. The Clackmae Cup, presented by the late Will Hogg, Clackmae, will be awarded to the Best Group consisting of Ram, Ewe, Gimmer and Ewe Lamb. The North Country Cheviot Sheep Society will award a Champion Rosette to the best registered exhibit. Championship Rosettes. Class 246. RAM, above two shear. 247. RAM, two shear. 248. RAM, one shear. 249. RAM LAMB.

250. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 251. GIMMER.

252. EWE LAMB. North Country Cheviot entries – Signing the entry form declares that all your exhibits, other than lambs, have been bare-clipped in accordance with the rules of the N.C.C. Sheep Society.

44 SCOTCH HALF BRED Judge:  Mr A Coghill, Hallkirk, Caithness. Judging will commence after the Border Leicester Classes. The Centenary Challenge Cup will be awarded to the Best Exhibit in the Scotch Half Bred Section. Silver Cup, presented by the late P. S. Short, Old Graden, will be awarded to the Best Pen of Scotch Half Bred Ewe Lambs, (Class 256). Championship Rosettes.

Class 253. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 254. GIMMER or SHEARLING EWE. 255. EWE LAMB (not eligible for Pen of Three). 256. PEN OF THREE EWE LAMBS.

SCOTCH MULE Judge:  Mr D Hall, Penicuik, Midlothian. Judging will commence after the Bluefaced Leicester Classes. The Silver Challenge Cup presented by Messrs. Andrew Dunn & Sons, will be awarded to the Best Exhibit in the Scotch Mule Section. Championship Rosettes. Class 257. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 258. GIMMER. 259. EWE LAMB, (not eligible for Pen of Three). 260. PEN OF THREE EWE LAMBS. SHETLAND Judge: Miss H Syme, Glenrothes, Fife. The A C Burn Shield, presented by A C Burn Ltd, Agricultural and Animal Health Specialists, Berwick- upon-Tweed, will be awarded to the Breed Champion.

The Frances Fish Cup, presented by Mrs F Fish, Eckford, to the Champion Coloured Shetland Sheep in Show. The Frances Fish Cup, presented by Mrs F Fish, Eckford, to the Champion White Shetland Sheep in Show. Shetland Sheep Society will award Special Rosettes to the Breed Champion and Reserve Breed Champion. Championship Rosettes. Please note that Shetland Sheep should be shown in their natural state, i.e.: cosmetic washing and trimming (except for dagging) are not allowed. Class 261. RAM, Coloured. 262. RAM, White. 263. RAM SHEARLING, Coloured. 264. RAM SHEARLING, White. 265. RAM LAMB, Coloured.

266. RAM LAMB, White. 267. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018, Coloured. 268. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018, White. 269. GIMMER, Coloured.

270. GIMMER, White. 271. EWE LAMB, Coloured. 272. EWE LAMB, White.

45 SUFFOLK – Non MV Judge: Mr J Elliot, Earlston, Berwickshire. The Cessford Motors Challenge Cup will be presented to the Champion. Championship Rosettes. Class 273. RAM, above one shear. 274. SHEARLING RAM. 275. RAM LAMB. 276. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 277. GIMMER. 278. EWE LAMB. TEXEL – Non MV Judge: Mr I Mark, Limavady, County Londonderry. Championship Rosettes. Class 279. RAM, above one shear. 280. SHEARLING RAM. 281. RAM LAMB. 282. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 283.

GIMMER. 284. EWE LAMB. ANY OTHER BREED (Non MV) Judge:  Mr W Pate, Galashiels, Selkirkshire. Judging will commence after the Any Other Breed MV Classes Championship Rosettes.

Class 285. RAM. 286. RAM LAMB. 287. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2018. 288. GIMMER. 289. EWE LAMB. Breed of Sheep MUST be stated on Entry Form. PRIME LAMBS (Non MV) Judge:  Mr W Pate, Galashiels, Selkirkshire. Judging will commence after MV Prime Lamb classes. The Silver Cup, presented by R.E. McAlpine Esq., Silverknowes, will be presented for the Best Pen of Prime Lambs. Class 290. PEN OF TWO, total live weight under 75 kilos. 291. PEN OF TWO, total live weight 75 – 87 kilos. 292. PEN OF TWO, total live weight 88 kilos and over. Lambs must be forward for weighing by 9 a.m. and will be re-allocated to their classes by weight if necessary.

46 YOUNG HANDLERS COMPETITION Judge:  Mr J Geldard, Levens, Cumbria. Judging will commence at 12.15 p.m. This Section is kindly Sponsored by W & J Thomson, Kelsocleugh, who will supply prizes of £5 for first, £3 for second, £2 for third and £1 towards each entrant, outwith the prize winners, in both classes. The sheep handler must not have attained their 16th birthday on the date of the Show. They will be judged on their ability to show any breed of lamb from any breed of sheep. Class 293. Best Young Sheep Handler in the MV Section. (Entries – FOC – taken on Show day). 294. Best Young Sheep Handler in the non MV Section.

(Entries – FOC – taken on Show day). SHEEP YOUNG HANDLERS REGIONAL COMPETITION Champions and Reserve Champions from the following Shows will qualify: Haddington, Dalkeith, Biggar, Border Union, Carnwath, Berwickshire and Peebles Shows to qualify. To be held at Peebles Show on Saturday 11th August. All qualifiers will be contacted before Peebles Show to confirm details. SHEEP INTERBREED COMPETITION For the Championship winners in the foregoing Sheep Sections Judge: Mr J Geldard, Levens, Fife.

Judging will commence at 1.00 p.m. Winner: The Joe Walton Challenge Trophy Reserve: The Gowanbrae Cup FLEECE COMPETITION Hog and Ewe Fleeces eligible. Fleeces to be rolled and secured in manner recommended by the Wool Board. Points awarded for Style, Character, Uniformity of Length & Fibre Fineness, Handle, Colour and Presentation. The Stewart & Ramsden Trophy for the Champion Fleece. British Wool Sheep Breeders Book will be presented to the Reserve Champion Fleece. Class 295. Scottish Blackface. 296. Cheviot.

297. Fine & Medium e.g. Texel, Half-bred, Suffolk, etc. 298. Scotch Mule / Greyface.

299. Naturally Coloured. Entries close on Friday 29th June (Entry Free).

47 Saturday 28th July DAIRY GOATS Judge:  Mr C Newton, Spennymoor, Co Durham. Judging will commence at 9.30 a.m. Chief Steward: Mrs N Buglass The Goat Classes / Milking Competitions / are held under the Rules, Regulations and Recognition of the British Goat Society. All exhibits must be registered with the BGS as in the ownership and in the name of the exhibitor, the registered name and number being quoted on the entry form. (Also the kidding date for goats in milk). All goats in milk must be kidded or aborted a minimum of 30 days previous to the date of the Show.

The Kelso Town Challenge Cup, presented by Kelso Town Council, in commemoration of the visit to Kelso of the Royal Highland Show in 1952, will be awarded to the Best Exhibit in the Dairy Gaots Section.

The Jedburgh Goat Group Cup for the Champion Goat, donated by Riverside Caravan Park, Hawick. The A. Carr Trophy, presented by the Dumfries and Galloway Goat Club, will be awarded to the Reserve Champion. The Fionn Mist Perpetual Challenge Rose Bowl, presented by A.J. Lowrie, Esq., Kelso, will be awarded for the Best Toggenburg or British Toggenburg.

The Wessex Cup, presented by the Dumfries and Galloway Goat Club, will be awarded to the Best British Alpine. The Tweedside Sissy Memorial Rose Bowl, presented by Jane Martin, for the best British Saanen. The Whitehouse Silver Salver, presented by the Scottish Goatkeepers’ Ferderation, will be awarded to the Best Goatling, any variety. The Rose Bowl, presented by Jedburgh Goat Group, will be awarded to the Reserve Best Goatling, any variety. The Highland Confectionery Cup, donated by Highland Confectionery, for the Best Kid. The Galloway Cup, presented by the Dumfries and Galloway Goat Club, will be awarded for the Reserve Best Kid.

The St Michael Trophy, presented by the Dumfries and Galloway Goat Club, will be awarded to the Best AOV Milker. Shield, presented by Southern Scotland Goat Society, will be awarded to the highest yielding goat in the Milking Competition, regardless of butterfat. Border Union Rosettes for Champion and Reserve Champion. The British Goat Society offers: • A Rosette for the Best Goat in Show. • A Challenge Certificate for the Best Goat that has borne a kid. • A Challenge Certificate for the Best Inspection / Production Goat. •  A Breed Challenge Certificate for the Best Goat that has borne a kid in each of the following breeds: Anglo Nubian, Saanen, Toggenburg, British-Alpine, British-Guernsey, British-Saanen, British-Toggenburg and Golden Guernsey.

• A Certificate of Merit for the Best British Milker that has borne a kid. • Special Awards – The ‘Macdonald’ Challenge Bowl for the Best AN Female goat in milk. Milking Competition: All goats must be in the Showground by 6.00 p.m. on Friday 27th July to be stripped dry in the presence and to the satisfaction of the Chief Steward. Goats entered in inspection classes to be shown with full udders at 6.30 a.m. on Saturday 28th July. Straw supplied. This milking competition is held under the rules of the British Goat Society.

Prizes: First £10, Second £5, Third £3.

48 Class 300.

MILKER, Saanen & British Saanen. 301. MILKER, Toggenburg & British Toggenburg. 302. MILKER, British Alpine. 303. MILKER, Anglo Nubian. 304. MILKER, Golden Guernsey. 305. MILKER, any other variety. 306. GOATLING that has not borne a kid, Saanen & British Saanen. 307. GOATLING that has not borne a kid, Toggenburg & British Toggenburg. 308. GOATLING that has not borne a kid, British Alpine. 309. GOATLING that has not borne a kid, Anglo Nubian. 310. GOATLING that has not borne a kid, Golden Guernsey. 311. GOATLING that has not borne a kid, any other variety. 312. KID, over 2 months old, Saanen & British Saanen.

313. KID, over 2 months old, Toggenburg & British Toggenburg. 314. KID, over 2 months old, British Alpine.

315. KID, over 2 months old, Anglo Nubian. 316. KID, over 2 months old, Golden Guernsey. 317. KID, over 2 months old, any other variety. 318. MILKING COMPETITION, First Kidders. 319. MILKING COMPETITION, Second and subsequent kidders. Entry free for Classes 318 and 319 for goats already entered in Classes 300 to 305. Golden Guernsey Classes will be amalgamated to any other variety class if there are not more than three entered. ENTRIES will be restricted to CAE Tested animals. Documentation confirming CAE status, MUST BE PROVIDED AT TIME OF ENTRY. Earmark Nos. and BGS Registration Nos. must be clearly stated on the Entry Form.

No facilities will be provided for Goats from Scrapie Monitored Negative herds. Penning for monitored herds and CAE herds is available.

Entry Fee: £4.00 (Members £2.00) including VAT, to be paid at time of entry. Closing Date for Entries: Friday 29th June. NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. CHILDRENS CLASSES 8 years and Under • 9 – 15 years Entries on the day.

49 Saturday 28th July SHEPHERDS’ CROOKS & WALKING STICKS Judge:  Mr G Leitch, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire. Judging will commence at 10.30 a.m. Novice stick dressers must not have shown for more than three years. Novice members of The British Stick Makers Guild should follow Guild guidelines www.thebsg.org.uk/competition-rules The Border Stick Dressers’ Association Challenge Cup will be awarded to the Best Exhibit.

Prize Money: First £7, Second £5, Third £3. Class 320. WALKING STICK, plain wood. 321. WALKING STICK, plain hornhead. 322. WALKING STICK, fancy wood. 323. WALKING STICK, fancy hornhead. 324. NECK CROOK, plain wood. 325. NECK CROOK, plain hornhead. 326. NECK CROOK, fancy wood. 327. NECK CROOK, fancy hornhead. 328. LEG CLEEK, plain wood. 329. LEG CLEEK, plain hornhead. 330. WALKING STICK, with carved fishhead. 331. NOVICE CROOK or STICK, wood. 332. NOVICE CROOK or STICK, hornhead. 333. SPORTMAN’S STICK. 334. THUMB STICK.

Entry Fee: £1.00 per item. Entries Close on Friday 29th June. HORSE SHOEING All enquiries to Mr Ian Gajczak Telephone: 07712 527753, Email: iangajczak1981@btinternet.com POULTRY SHOW All enquiries to Mr Robin Murray Telephone: 07811 766008 after 7 p.m. INDUSTRIAL SECTION All enquiries to Mrs Joan Duncan Telephone: 01573 460256, Email: EJEDuncan@aol.com CARRIAGE DRIVING All enquiries to Claire Armet Telephone: 01875 835377 / 07788 461182 Email: claire.armet@scotnet.co.uk RABBITS All enquiries to Denise Laidlow Telephone: 01764 683356, Email: lillopstud@icloud.com

50 EQUINE RINGS 2018 (NOT TO SCALE) RED GATE ORANGE GATE COLLECTING AREA (Friday) TEVIOT RING (Saturday) RING 1 (Friday) RING 2 (Friday) RING 3 (Friday) EXHIBITION HALL PONY ENQUIRIES & INFO.

SECRETARY’S OFFICE MAIN RING FRIDAY – WHP & M&M WHP PONY CLUB JUMPING SATURDAY – RIDDEN HUNTERS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY COLLECTING RING FOR MAIN RING WEST RING FRIDAY – CHAPS SATURDAY DONKEYS COLLECTING RING FOR WEST RING H O R S E P A S S A G E Collecting Ring for Friday Ponies ROXBURGH RING NATIVE PONIES UNDER SADDLE & PART BRED FLOAT PARKING TOILETS  Kelso A699 St Boswells 

51 GDPR The Border Union Agricultural Society is committed to protecting your personal data and processing it only in accordance with legal requirements. The Society is aware of the revised General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on 25th May 2018. We are reviewing all our Data Protection & Privacy policies and practices to ensure we fully comply. THANK YOU Thank you for requesting a 2018 Show Schedule. Please fill in your entry form, taking care to write legibly, completing all the necessary details such as animal name, breeding, registration numbers, dates of birth and so forth.

Completed applications must be returned to the Show office by 5 p.m. on Friday the 29th June 2018. NO late entries or telephone entries will be accepted.

BORDER UNION AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP 2018 I / We wish to apply for the following Membership: Membership Number/s . . (B.U.A.S use only) Tick the appropriate box below Individual @ £37.00 inclusive of VAT at 20% Family @ £84.00 inclusive of VAT at 20% (only children under 16 years on 1st January are eligible) Please provide the names and date of birth of all children below Life Membership @ £700.00 inclusive of VAT at 20% Name(s) of Applicants(s) (Including birth dates (not ages) of children for family membership).

Please print clearly. . .

. . Address . . . . . . Telephone . Postcode . . Email . . My / Our Remittance of £ is enclosed (VAT Registration Number : 268 - 6607 - 20) Signed . . Please return to: B.U.A.S., Springwood Park, Kelso TD5 8LS or Email: enquiries@buas.org BACS: Bank of Scotland Sort Code: 80-16-57 Account: 00115245 CARD PAYMENT ACCEPTED: Call 01573 224188