The May show has qualifiers for Equifest.

The two highest placed exhibits not already qualified will qualify for the relevant Equifest Championship to be held at the East of England Showground on the 8th – 12th August 2018.

The following classes from the main schedule are
qualifiers:

6,7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 46, 50 & 51.

SPILLERS / EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND IN HAND

Open to In Hand Mountain & Moorland ponies registered with their respective Pure Bred Societies of Connemara, Dales, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Fell, Highland, New Forest, Shetland, Welsh A, B, C and D. Stallion, mare, colt, filly or gelding, any age.
This class may be divided as appropriate.

2. EQUIFEST OPEN RIDDEN MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND

Open to Mountain & Moorland ponies registered with their respective Pure Bred Societies of Connemara, Dales, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Fell, Highland, New Forest, Shetland, Welsh A, B, C and D. Stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over. Rider any age.
This class may be divided as appropriate.

CAVERNOMA ALLIANCE UK / EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND LEAD REIN

Open to Mountain & Moorland ponies, registered with their respective Pure Bred Societies of Dartmoor, Exmoor, New Forest, Shetland and Welsh A or B. Mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 128cms. Riders not to have attained their 9th birthday before 1st January in the current year. To be led by an attendant and shown in a Snaffle Bridle, the lead rein to be attached to the noseband only.

EQUI-CHIP / EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND FIRST RIDDEN

Open to Mountain & Moorland ponies, registered with their respective Pure Bred Societies of Dartmoor, Exmoor, New Forest, Shetland, and Welsh A or B. Mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 128cms. Riders not to have attained their 12th birthday before 1st January in the current year. To be shown in any suitable bridle.

RUBY MARITIME SERVICES / EQUIFEST RIDDEN SHOW PONIES

Open Show Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 148cms. Riders not to have attained their 17th birthday before the 1st January in the current year.
Classes may be divided as follows:
• Show Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 128cms. Riders not to have attained their 13th birthday before 1st January in the current year.
• Show Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 128cms but not exceeding 138cms. Riders not to have attained their 15th birthday before1st January in the current year.
• Show Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 138cms but not exceeding 148cms. Riders not to have attained their 17th birthday before 1st January in the current year.

DAVEY’S LIVESTOCK TRANSPORT LTD / EQUIFEST SHOW PONY LEAD REIN

Leading Rein Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old & over not exceeding 128cms. Riders not to have attained their 8th birthday before 1st January in the current year. To be led by an attendant and shown in a snaffle bridle. Lead rein to be attached to the noseband only.

NATHAN ARNOLD SHOW TEAM / EQUIFEST SHOW PONY FIRST RIDDEN

First Ridden Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 128cm. Riders not to have attained their 10th birthday before 1st January in the current year. To be shown in any suitable bridle.

KBIS / EQUIFEST RIDDEN SHOW HUNTER PONIES

Show Hunter Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 153cms. Riders not to have attained their 20th birthday before the 1st January in the current year.
Classes may be divided as follows:
• Mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 122cms. Riders not to have attained their 12th birthday before 1st January in the current year.
• Mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 122cms but not exceeding 133cms. Riders not to have attained their 14th birthday before 1st January in the current year.
• Mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 133cms but not exceeding 143cms. Riders not to have attained their 17th birthday before 1st January in the current year.
• Mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 143cms but not exceeding 153cms. Riders not to have attained their 20th birthday before 1st January in the current year.

ASHFORD STABLES / EQUIFEST SHOW HUNTER PONY- LEAD REIN

Show Hunter Pony – Lead Rein, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 128cms. Rider not to have attained their 9th Birthday before 1st January in the current year.

HIGHTOPPS STUD / EQUIFEST RIDDEN HACKS

Open Show Hacks, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 160cms. Riders any age.
Classes may be divided as follows:
• Small Hacks – mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 154cms. Riders any age.
• Large Hacks – mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 154cms but not exceeding 160cms. Riders any age.

NUPAFEED / EQUIFEST RIDING HORSES

Open Riding Horse, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, any height. Riders any age.
Classes may be divided as follows:
• Small Riding Horses – mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 158cms. Riders any age.
• Large Riding Horses – mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 158cms. Riders any age.

NUPAFEED / EQUIFEST RIDDEN COBS

Open Ridden Cob, mare or gelding, 4 years old & over, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 155cms. Riders any age.
Classes may be divided as follows:
• Open Lightweight Ridden Cob, mare or gelding, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 155cms.
• Open Heavyweight Ridden Cob, mare or gelding, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 155cms.

HAYGAIN / EQUIFEST MAXI COBS

Open Maxi Cobs, mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 155cms – to be judged as Cobs. Riders any age.

BLACK COUNTRY SADDLES / EQUIFEST RIDDEN HUNTERS

Open Ridden Hunter, mare or gelding, 4 years old & over, exceeding 153cms. Riders any age.
Classes may be divided as follows:
• Lightweight Hunter, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, capable of carrying up to 12.7 stone.
• Middleweight Hunter, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, capable of carrying 12.7 stone but not 14 stone.
• Heavyweight Hunter, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over capable of carrying over 14 stone.

EQUIFEST RIDDEN PART BREDS

Stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over. Exhibits in this section must be registered in the Part Bred section of their respective Breed Society. Registration numbers must be stated on the entry form. Horses and ponies will not be ridden at the final. Riders any age.
Classes may be divided as appropriate.

BSPA / EQUIFEST RIDDEN PIEBALD / SKEWBALD

Open ridden Piebald / Skewbald stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old & over. Riders any age. The first three places will also qualify for the BSPA Championship. Subject to their show rules & conditions.
Classes may be divided according to entries.

BSPA / EQUIFEST IN HAND PIEBALD / SKEWBALD

Open in Hand Piebald / Skewbald stallion, mare, colt, filly or gelding, any age.
The first three places will also qualify for the BSPA Championships. Subject to their show rules & conditions.
Classes may be divided according to entries.

JOHN PATON / JUNIOR RIDDEN MOUNTAIN AND MOORLAND

Mares and geldings, 4 years old & over, registered in the respective pure bred Stud Books of Connemara, Dales, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Fell, Highland, New Forest, Shetland and Welsh Section A,B,C & D. Riders of Small Breeds not to have attained their 14th birthday before 1st January in the current year. Riders of Large Breeds not to have attained their 18th birthday before 1st January in the current year.

Please see website www.equifest.org.uk for further details.