Sunday 14th July 2019

Horse & Pony Classes

Miniature Horses

General information

Judge: Ms C Hamilton, Derbys

Judging at 10.00 am in Main Ring B

Conditions of Entry

These classes are affiliated to the British Miniature Horse Society (BMHS) and all classes will be run under their rules, however the general rules as set out in the Horse of the Year Show rulebook will take precedence, a copy of which can be downloaded from Only registered horses owned by a BMHS member may enter.  Owners, exhibitors and handlers must be current members and have paid the appropriate BMHS 2018 Showing Levy.  All horses must be measured in the current year prior to competing in the qualifier. All competitors are advised to visit for a list of measuring venues. The Champion Miniature from within classes 21 - 23 will qualify for Horse of the Year Show, 3rd - 7th October, 2018 at NEC, Birmingham. The qualifying horse will be the highest placed, previously unqualified, exhibit within the Championship of the stallion, mare/gelding and youngstock classes respectively. The Championship is only open to the first and second prize winners in the registered stallion, mare/gelding and youngstock sections respectively and all horses forward in the Championship must be placed as any one of the six could be eligible for HOYS qualification. Qualification will not pass below 6th place.  Qualification will be verified by the Horse of the Year Show office. 
This is a Horse of the Year Show Qualifier and all data given upon entry of these classes is provided to Grandstand Media Limited and stored on the Grandstand Entries System. For full policy details, please visit


PRIZE MONEY 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Classes 21 - 23 £40 £35 £25 £15


Entry fee - £32 (This includes a Horse of the Year Show Contribution of £12.00 per entry) 


Please ensure you complete the Ashby Show Horse Entry Form and also download and complete the HORSE OF THE YEAR SHOW entry form.  This can be found on our website or visit - Competitor Zone.  Entries will not be accepted without these two entry forms. 

HOYS User ID numbers must be quoted on entry form



3 years and over.  Fully Licensed Registered Stallions. 4 year olds not to exceed 87cms. 3 year olds not to exceed 86cms.


3 years and over. Registered mares and geldings. 4 year olds not to exceed 87cms. 3 year olds not to exceed 86cms.


1 and 2 year olds. Registered colts, fillies and geldings. 2 year olds not to exceed 84cms. Yearlings not to exceed 82cms.

Horse of the Year Show Miniature Horse Championship

The 1st & 2nd prize winners from classes 21 - 23 will qualify to compete in the Miniature Horse Championship. The overall champion is eligible to compete in the Champion of Champions class at the BMHS International Breed Show in September 2018.
Q23 The Champion & Reserve Champion of this Section will go forward for the Rotherwood Supreme In-Hand Trophy.  All first and second prizewinners are eligible to compete in the Championship.

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