Sunday 14th July 2019

Horse & Pony Classes

The RoR/TBA (Thoroughbred Breeders Association) Retrained Racehorse Challenge 2018

General information

Judge: Miss G Gostelow, Derbys

Conditions of Entry

Mare or gelding, 4yrs old or over and of any height. Riders must be 15 years old or over on 1st January. Horses to be ridden in any suitable bridle and should be plaited. All entries must be registered with RoR and HAVE raced in GB. The first three go forward to the championship at the RoR National Show at Aintree in August 2018. Horses will NOT be ridden by the judge. Competitors must wear a safety/kite mark hard hat with a chinstrap. All those entering horses and/or participating in the show agree to be bound by the Retraining of Racehorses Rules & Regulations from time to time in force. Racing injuries and blemishes ARE IGNORED in this series. The class to be judged 50% jumping, 20% style while jumping and performance and 30% awarded for show, manners and suitability to be retrained.

Phase 1
Jumping to be judged:
8 rustic jumps (2' 6" to 3' with a maximum spread of 85cm)
The following points to be deducted at the end of each jumping round:
10 points to be deducted for a knock down
15 points to be deducted for a refusal
20 points to be deducted for second refusal
Elimination for third refusal or fall

Phase 2

Class returns without boots and judged for an individual show/conformation. (In some classes, at the judge's discretion, horses might be asked to do a 'show' following their jumping without leaving the ring. This is often the case with a large number in the class).
Each horse to complete an individual show of no longer than 1.5 minutes. Show to include the following movements:
Walk, trot, canter, showing change of leg, extended canter (gallop), halt and stand, walk off on a long rein. Total marks out of 30% for show, manners and suitability to be retrained.
Fences for the final at Aintree can be up to a maximum of 3' 6"

In addition to the prize money offered by Ashby Agricultural Society, RoR offer the following prizes:

Prizes : Rosettes 1st - 6th and Vouchers 1st - 4th place. 1st £50 plus voucher for jacket, 2nd £25, 3rd 20, 4th £10.
Veteran prize (15+): £25 voucher to be redeemed from RoR office and qualification for the Veteran final at the RoR National Show at Aintree


PRIZE MONEY 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
  £20 £15 £12 £10




A special rosette will be presented to the highest placed local rider.

Kindly sponsored by Jane Foster, Shepshed, Loughborough, Leics

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