PONY CLASSES – Friday 26th 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 & 101-106 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 four 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 and Ponies should be vaccinated within the last 6 months prior to the Show, passports will be spot checked by the Head Stewards. 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. MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS Judge: In Hand - Mrs M Taylor, Selby, North Yorkshire. Ridden - Mr D Puttock, Newent, Gloucestershire. 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 2019, kindly sponsored by M P GLOSS PRODUCTS UK LTD, to be held at the NPS Area 4 North of England Show. The NPS / Equestrian Marketplace 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 / STANDING HAT STUD & SHOW TEAM 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. Membership cards must be presented in the ring to receive the medal and/ or the qualification. Qualifiers are entitled to compete in either the NPS / The Standing Hat Stud & Show Team 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 Standing Hat Stud & Show Team 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 2019 for further information regarding NPS qualifiers. Contact NPS, Arthur Rank Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG. Telephone: 01420 88333. [email protected] Silver Medal Rosettes are offered by the National Pony Society for the best registered ponies in the following sections: Show Pony Breeding In-hand Hunter Pony Breeding In-hand Mountain & Moorland In-hand 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 at Malvern from 6th – 8th August 2019. 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. Qualifying rounds for most NPS competitions are open to ponies owned by NPS members and non-members but only ponies owned by adult NPS Qualifying or Life members are eligible to qualify for the final of the competition at the NPS Summer Championship Show at Malvern from 6th – 8th August 2019. 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 23rd August 2019. Qualifications to go no lower than 4th place. This can be either mixed M. & M. or Breed Classes. NPS Scotland / 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 23rd August 2019. Qualifications to go no lower than 4th place. This can be either 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 23rd August 2019. Qualifications to go no lower than 4th place. NPS Scotland / Townhead Pet n Pony In Hand Mountain & Moorland Championship. The Champion and Res. 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 23rd August 2019. 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 23rd August 2019. 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 23rd August 2019. Qualifications to go no lower than 4th place. Please note for all NPS Scotland Qualifiers: 1a. Ponies may only qualify once for each NPS Scotland Competition Final. 1b. Ponies that take a second qualifier for the same section will be disqualified from entering the final. 1c. It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to ensure that their jockey/handler is aware of their pony’s qualification status 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 Eriskay ponies are not eligible. Qualification in the M. & M In Hand Section may go Champion, Reserve Champion and 1st Reserve Champion. This excludes the NPS Scotland Spring and Summer Shows where 1st and 2nd prize winners will qualify. Qualification for M&M Novice, Open, WHP, Lead Rein, First Ridden and Riding pony/Hunter pony classes may go to no lower than 4th place. 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. Cavasson nosebands are the only nosebands permitted in flat ridden class NPS Scotland Kilmannan Novice Ridden: Ponies can compete as novices in this competition for two consecutive years provided they do not submit an entry to the final in the first year. Entries will only be accepted via our on-line entry system, Entry Master. It is the exhibitor’s responsibility to keep the qualification card safely as it is essential to complete your entry. Paper entries will not be accepted. Closing Dates for Entries: Wednesday 31st July 2019 for all shows prior to that date. Shows from 1st to 5th August – the closing date is 8th August. Please refer to NPS Scotland website for directions on” How to submit your entry” on the Entry Master. The OWNER must be or become a member of NPS Scotland to enter the Finals. All ridden ponies must be shown off the lead rein except in the specified Lead Rein Qualifier Class. 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. 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. Handlers of stallions or colts must be 14 years old or over. 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. The Finals will take place at the Blair Castle International Horse Trials on Friday 23rd August 2019. 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 2020, date and venue to be advised on the BCPS website nearer the time. The highest three placings in Class 42 – Connemara Mares – will qualify for the Tam O’Shanter Breeding Championship (3 qualifiers), and the highest three placings of each age group in Class 43 – 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 “M P GLOSS PRODUCTS UK LTD”. 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 26th August 2019 at the NPS Area 4 Summer Show. Qualifiers do not have to Members of the NPS. This show is a qualifier for the 2019 Highland Pony Society Youngstock Championship. The highest placed youngster will qualify for the Highland Pony Youngstock Championships to be held at Central Scotland Highland Pony Club – Summer Show and one in central England. Dates to be confirmed. The qualifying Exhibitor can select which Championship Show they wish to enter. 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. Caledonian Showing Championships The Caledonian Showing Championships are now well established in the showing calendar and will once again give 2019 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 12/13 October 2019 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 and a wealth of other information. Festival Scotland 2019 This show is affiliated to Festival Scotland 2019 Championships. Qualification cards entitle the competitor to enter all classes at both Scotland and England Summer Championships in 2019. The top 3 not already qualified within the top 6 placings will receive a qualification card. For further information visit: www.festivalofchampions.co.uk or join or Facebook page. TSR Showing Finals This show is a qualifier for the 2019 TSR Showing Finals. Qualify and enter ANY of the Finals Central, East Anglia, North West, North East, South East, South, Wales & South West or Scottish. You Do Not have to be a TSR member to qualify or enter a final. The Rider/Handler qualifies and can enter any horse/pony in any number of Finals! TSR Riders Finals - 1st & 2nd riders qualify and will receive a qualification card in the ring. TSR In Hand Finals - The two highest placed Handlers with a TSR In Hand Card will qualify in any In Hand class. Handlers MUST have their cards signed in the ring by the judge/steward, cards are available FREE from the TSR website. Full details at http://www.theshowingregister.co.uk/ BSHA Grass Roots Championships - With a TSR qualification flyer you can also enter the BSHA Grass Roots Champs on the 9th Sept at Addington Equestrian Centre - You do not have to be a BSHA member to qualify or enter the final. See http://www.britishshowhorse.org TSR Medal Awards - TSR members can collect qualification cards & signatures and redeem for a TSR Medal see TSR website for details. HORSES AND DONKEYS - Saturday 27th July Light Horses…………………………………………………………………………… Donkeys…………………………………………………………………………………. Heavy Horses…………………………………………………………………………… Cattle…………………………………………………………………………………….. Sheep…………………………………………………………………………………….. Goats……………………………………………………………………………………. Shepherds’ Crooks…………………………………………………………………….. Horse Shoeing………………………………………………………………………….. Poultry Show……………………………………………………………………………. Industrial Section……………………………………………………………………….. Carriage Driving………………………………………………………………………… Rabbits…………………………………………………………………………………… 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. CATTLE - Saturday 27th July 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 Fees in all Cattle Classes - £5.00 per entry Stall Fees - £5.00 per Stall (Members £3.00 per Stall) Minimum Entry Fee: £10.00 per Exhibitor. Entries Close: Friday 28th June Prize Money in all Cattle Classes: First £20, Second £15, Third £10, Fourth £5. Aberdeen Angus, Simmental and Limousin Sections will commence judging at 8.30am 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 2.20p.m. SHEEP - Saturday 27th July 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: Beltex, Border Leicester, Lleyn, Registered Suffolk, Texel, Zwartble, Any Other Breed MV, and Prime Lamb entries (Classes 169 to 218) 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: £5.00 per entry (Members £3.00) 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 28th June ALL SHEEP JUDGING WILL COMMENCE AT 9.30 a.m. unless otherwise indicated. DAIRY GOATS - Saturday 27th July Judge: Mr P Mounter, 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 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. SHEPHERDS’ CROOKS & WALKING STICKS - Saturday 27th July Judge: Mr S Smith, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire. 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. Entry Fee: £2.00 per item. Entries Close on Friday 28th June 2019.