TGCA Qualifying Class Sections
TGCA In Hand and Ridden Classes

Show Number TGCA/00/00/001 – unique number will be supplied to the show

These classes are qualifiers for the Best of Breed Finals at the Traditional Gypsy Cob Association’s (TGCA) National Breed Championship Show “TOYS”, held annually in September. Full details can be obtained from Classes are open to all traditional gypsy cobs. Stallions – All stallions (four years and over) in order to enter any TGCA affiliated class, must be licensed with the TGCA prior to the show AND have their TGCA stallion disc displayed on their bridle. 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 will have 21 days to join the TGCA and to register their horse in order to validate this. TOYS Qualifications will be awarded to the top three youngstock, small senior IH, large senior IH, small ridden, large ridden and to the highest placed junior and restricted exhibitor. Please refer to for further details including membership, horse registration and showing rules (contained within the members handbook).

All classes are open to all traditional gypsy cobs, which are of any colour and which meet the TGCA breed standard.

Class 37- Youngstock – Open to fillies colts and geldings aged 1, 2 and 3 Y/O.
Class 49- In Hand Senior – Open to mares, stallions and geldings aged 4 years and over, any height.
Class 14- Ridden – Open to mares, stallions and geldings aged 4 years and over.

All stallions MUST wear a TGCA bridle disc when competing in order to enter any TGCA class. All stallions and colts over the age of two, must be bitted when competing in an in hand class.
All ridden exhibits must be 4 years and over
No foals are permitted to enter any in hand classes, apart from foal shows.
Qualification goes to top three in each class, if not split into height, then top three in each height section qualify.