Sunday 14th July 2019

Horse & Pony Classes

Traditional Gypsy Cob

General information

Judge: Mr K Baskeyfield, Derbyshire

These Classes have been very kindly sponsored by Digital Office Group, Granite House, Ivanhoe Business Park,
Ashby de la Zouch, Leics, LE65 2AB


Conditions of Entry

These classes are qualifiers for the Best of Breed Finals at the Traditional Gypsy Cob Association's (TGCA) National Breed Championship Show "TOYS".  Classes are open to all traditional gypsy cobs. Stallions - All stallions (4 yrs and over) in order to enter any TGCA affiliated class, must have their TGCA stallion disc displayed on their bridle and be bitted as per the current TGCA rulebook.  Existing TGCA members must present their qualification card to the judge in the ring for signature.  Non-members will receive a qualification card from the judge and have 21 days to join the TGCA and register their horse to validate the qualification.  Please refer to for further details including membership, horse registration and showing rules (contained within the member's handbook).  Show Affiliation number - TGCA/07/18/010.

PRIZE MONEY 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Classes 83, 84 & 85 £20 £15 £12 £10




Open to fillies, colts and geldings, aged 1, 2 and 3 yrs old

Kindly sponsored by Woodward Veterinary Practice Ltd, Ashby de la Zouch, Leics, LE65 2UZ


Open to mares, stallions and geldings, 4 years and over. Additional TOYS qualification is awarded to the highest placed junior rider and the highest placed exhibitor eligible for the restricted category in the class (i.e. rider and exhibit NOT to have qualified for HORSE OF THE YEAR SHOW, RIHS, or been placed 1st to 3rd at any county level or in any TOYS Finals in the last 24 months). Cards need to be signed for the categories. This class may be split if sufficient entries.


Open to mares, stallions and geldings, aged 4 years and over, any height.

These classes are qualifiers for the TGCA Traditional of the Year Show "TOYS".
Classes 83 - 85 are qualifiers for the Royal London Show.


Quest for a Star Championship

1st, 2nd and 3rd from the TGCA classes may go forward to the Quest for a Star Championship, provided they are current TGCA members and the horse is TGCA registered.  Membership cards and qualification cards (specific to that exhibit) must be presented upon entry into the ring. Champion & Reserve qualify for the Ultimate Star Championships at TOYS.

Traditional Gypsy Cob Championship

The 1st & 2nd prize winners from classes 83, 84 & 85 will qualify for the Champion Traditional Gypsy Cob and Reserve Champion.  


T29 The TRADITIONAL GYPSY COB TROPHY will be awarded to the Champion.

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