Judge: Mrs J Ward, Warks
These Classes have been kindly sponsored by Henrietta Barton, Loughborough, Leics.
This Show is affiliated to the Side Saddle Association and these Classes will be judged under their Rules.
Junior competitors must have attained their 5th birthday and wear a hat to current British Safety standards or above.
Adult members must wear a hat to current British Safety standards or above where indicated in the class. Adult competitors wear alternative headgear at their own risk.
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CLASS 99 - 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 SSA 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.
CLASS 100 - THE EQUITATION CHAMPIONSHIPS - Junior Qualifier
Run under SSA rules as defined in the current Members’ Handbook. Open to SSA Junior Members and Non-Members aged under 18 on 1st January of the current year. Members carrying their current Championship Points Cards are eligible for SSA rosettes to 3rd place and SSA Championship Points. Southernden Farm offers a rosette to the highest placed Member under 14 on 1st January of the current year. Manor Grange Stud Show Centre offer a rosette to the Junior Member, judged to be the best turned out.
CLASS 101 - THE EQUITATION CHAMPIONSHIPS - Adult Qualifier
Run under SSA rules as defined in the current Members’ Handbook. Open to SSA Adult Members and Non-Members aged 18 or over on 1st January of the current year. Members carrying their current Championship Points Cards are eligible for SSA rosettes to 3rd place and SSA Championship Points. Side Saddle International offer a rosette to the Adult Member, judged to be the best turned out.
T20 The OLDROYD TROPHY, kindly donated by Mrs P Oldroyd of Rempstone, Loughborough will be awarded to the winner of Class 101.
Q40 Classes 100 & 101 are qualifiers for the Royal London Show.
CLASS 102 - THE CLASSICAL LADIES SIDE SADDLE QUALIFIER
Open to SSA Adult Members and Non-members, aged 18 and over on January 1st of the current year, riding side saddle, on horses exceeding 148cm (14.2hh). To be judged 25% conformation and action, 25% manners & way of going, 25% rider, and 25% turnout of horse & rider, by a SHBGB, BSHA, BSPS, P(UK) or SSA Panel Judge. Judges may request a short show, but will not ride exhibits; horses will not be stripped. Traditional habits must be worn. Fancy Dress and Period Costumes NOT permitted. NB Silk hats are permitted to be worn in this class AT ANY TIME OF THE DAY. Judges are requested to use the mark sheet provided. The highest placed horse/rider combination qualifies for the Final to be held at the National Side Saddle Show. In the event of previous qualification, this may be passed down to fourth place. Special rosettes are offered by Mrs T Mitchell to the winner and if the winner has already qualified, a second rosette is awarded with the Qualification Card. Qualifying combinations are required to become Full Members of the SSA 21 days prior to the National Side Saddle Show or as soon as possible if qualified after that date to be eligible to compete at the Final. Combinations qualifying between one National Side Saddle Show and the next may carry forward the qualification, for that year only.
The highest placed Riding Horse, Hack (not to exceed 160cm), Cob or Hunter, Mare or Gelding, 4 years and over, ridden by a SSA Adult Member qualifies for the current year’s BSHA Championship Show "The Broadband and Phones" Ladies Show Horse Championship and if already qualified the ticket will go to the next highest placed horse down to 5th place. Combinations qualifying after the current year’s BSHA Championship Show may carry forward the qualification, to the following year. SSA Members who qualify for The Ladies Show Horse Championship, will not be required to join the BSHA in order to compete in any Side Saddle class at the BSHA National Championship Show. If the BSHA Championship Show entries have closed at the time of qualification, competitors will not be charged a late entry fee for the Championship.
S.S.A members are eligible for S.S.A Rosettes to 3rd Adult and 3rd Junior places.
SIDE SADDLE INTERNATIONAL offer a rosette to the Adult Member and MANOR GRANGE STUD SHOW CENTRE offer a rosette to the Junior Member judged to be the best turned out.
Q3O THE SIDE SADDLE EQUITATION CHAMPIONSHIPS. These Classes are qualifiers for these Championships, run under S.S.A. Rules as they appear in the current Members’ Handbook, S.S.A. Championship Points are awarded to S.S.A. Members carrying their current Championship Points Cards.
Q40 Class 102 is a qualifier for the Royal London Show.
The Side Saddle Association will award rosettes (1st - 3rd), plus a rosette for the Best Turned Out Adult and Junior Member in the Equitation Classes.
Side Saddle Championship
The 1st & 2nd prize winners from the above 4 classes will qualify for the Side Saddle Champion and the Side Saddle Reserve Champion.
T44 The JOHN GERMAN PERPETUAL TROPHY will be awarded to the Side Saddle Champion.
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