Officials | Timetable | Classes | Regulations | Entry Form / Enter Online | Print Page   

 

OFFICIALS

SHOWCHAIRMAN Mr S.J Peacock
SHOW SECRETARY Mrs D Dillon
SHOW TREASURER
Mr W Sheen
COMMITTEE
Mr N. Andrew
Mr G. Collins
Mrs R. Figg
Mr B. Sheen
Mr B Bonnett
Ms C Eagle
Ms H Hobin
Mrs W Toomer-Harlow

Email: eshashowsec@outlook.com

TIMETABLE

The following times are a guide only; depending on entries classes may start up to 15 minutes earlier, so please be ready.
Please note:
All championships to follow directly on when the last relevant class to qualify for that championship has finished.
Ring One
09:00  Yearling - Shires 
09:15  Filly or Gelding - Suffolk 
09:45  Gelding - Shires 
09:45  Gelding or Barren Mare - Suffolk 
10:00  Filly or Gelding - Shire 
10  10:00  Brood Mare - Suffolk 
10:15  Colt or Stallion - Shire 
11  10:15  Foal - Suffolk 
10:30  Barren Mare - Shire 
31  10:30  Coaching Marathon 
10:45  Broodmare - Shire 
12  10:45  Percheron & Clydesdales 
11:00  Foal - Shire 
13  11:00  Two Wheel Carts 
14  11:30  Young Handler 
15  11:30  Decorated Harness Class 
16  13:15  Single Heavy Horse Turnout in Harness with Trade Vehicle 
17  13:15  Single Heavy Horse Turnout in Harness with Agricultural Vehicle 
18  13:45  Novice British Ridden Heavy Horse 
19  15:00  Ridden Heavy Horse 
20  15:30  Pair of Heavy Horses in Harness with Vehicle (Open) 
Ring Two
21  10:00  Pleasure Driving 
22  10:30  Novice Hackney Pony  
23  11:00  Novice Hackney Horse 
24  11:30  Welsh Cob to a Show Wagon 
25  13:30  Light Trade Turnout & Costers 
Note: The H. LANGDON DOWSETT MEMORIAL CHALLENGE TROPHY to the winner. The P. IVE CHALLENGE CUP and Special prize of £10 and rosette to the highest placed Coster Turnout in this class
26  14:00  Private Drive - exceeding 13.2hh (138cms) 
27  14:30  Private Drive - 13.2hh (138cms) and under 
28  15:15  Hackney Pony  
29  15:45  Drivers Dream Style & Performance 2019 
30  16:15  Hackney Horse 
 
top
 

CLASSES

RING ONE
HEAVY HORSE - SHIRES
Judges: Mr C. Horler (Avon)   Best Shod - Mr. S. Gowing (Essex)
Start time: 9.00
Prizes: Appearance money of £25. will be awarded in the Grand Parade to all entrants forward in their class for classes 1 - 7   
Entry fee per class: £12.00
Affiliations: Shire Horse Society. SHS Silver spoons and rosettes - the offer of Spoons and Rosettes is subject to the Shire Horse Society Special Conditions of Offer.
Championship: Shire Champion - Open to 1st & 2nd prizewinners in Classes 1-8.
Denys Benson Memorial Cup
Championship: Best Mare or Filly - Silver Spoon presented by SHS
Bob Hart Memorial Trophy to best Shire Female Overall
Championship: Best Stallion - Silver Spoon presented by SHS
Best Gelding - I & P Trophy
Championship: Mare and Foal of Any Breed - G & B Finch Rose Bowl
A & M Sergeant to Best Shod Shire
Important: A competition sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Farriers, for the Best Shod Shire in Classes 2-6. The judge will examine each horse before or during the line up for preliminary judging, taking into consideration : a. Condition of the feet b. The making (or preparation) and fitting of the shoes c. The nailing and position of the clips Normal shoes and showing plates are equally acceptable, provided they are suitable for the horse. The Worshipful Company of Farriers will award : A rosette and an Inscribed Card to the winner in each class. A plaque to the overall winner. A plaque for the registered Farrier responsible for its feet and shoeing. Please enter the name and address of your farrier on the entry form.
Please note:
 
1 YEARLING - SHIRES
 
Note: The Rev. Philip Wright Tankard to the winner
2 GELDING - SHIRES
4 years old and over
 
Note: The IP Evans Cup to the winner
3 FILLY OR GELDING - SHIRE
2 or 3 years old
 
Note: The A Wallaker Cup to the winner
4 COLT OR STALLION - SHIRE
2 years old and over
 
5 BARREN MARE - SHIRE
4 years and over
 
Note: The Mr & Mrs L Cambell Tankard to the winner
6 BROODMARE - SHIRE
With her own foal at foot
 
Note: The Peter Harris Cup to the winner of this class.
7 FOAL - SHIRE
Out of the Mare in Class 6
 
Note: The Monica Harris Cup to the winner
HEAVY HORSE - SUFFOLKS
Judge: Mr M Bundock (Norfolk)
Start time: 9.15
Prizes: Appearance money of £25. will be awarded in the Grand Parade to all entrants forward in their class for Classes 8 -11   
Entry fee per class: £12.00
Affiliations: This show is a qualifier for the Supreme Suffolk Horse Championship. The horse that qualifies will be eligible for the final competition, to be held at the Suffolk Spectacular Sunday 1st September 2019 at Marks Hall, Coggeshill, Essex CO6 1TG. This show is affiliated to the Suffolk Horse Society and classes 8-11 are qualifiers for the championship points for annually awarded trophies and for the Supreme Suffolk Horse Championship All entries for In Hand classes must be registered in or eligible for registration in the Pedigree Section of the UK Suffolk Stud Book. All entries must state their SHS registration number and full pedigree name including prefix or affix. All foals must be eligible for registration in the Pedigree Section of the UK Suffolk Stud Book. Both the sire and the dam must be registered and entered in the pedigree section of the UK Suffolk Stud Book.
Championship: Suffolk Champion - 1st & 2nd prize winners of Classes 8 - 11.
The Warmlife Cup
Championship: Best Feet
The John Purse Memorial Cup
 
8 FILLY OR GELDING - SUFFOLK
2 or 3 year old
 
Note: Cramphorn Perpetual Challenge Cup to the winner
9 GELDING OR BARREN MARE - SUFFOLK
4 years old and over. NB This class maybe split depending on entries.
 
Note: The Pauloen Cup to the highest place barren mare in this class.
10 BROOD MARE - SUFFOLK
With own Foal at Foot
 
Note: The Peter Harris Memorial Shield to the Winner
11 FOAL - SUFFOLK
Out of Mare in Class 11
 
HEAVY HORSE - CLYDESDALE/PERCHERONS
Judge: Mr M Bundock (Norfolk)
Start time: 10.15
Prizes: Appearance money of £25. will be awarded in the Grand Parade to all entrants forward in class 12  
Entry fee per class: £12.00
Championship: Highest Placed Clydesdale -
The Douglas Autos of Danbury Cup
Championship: Highest Placed Percheron -
The EH Brown Challenge Trophy
Please note: No Stallions - Open to mares and Geldings any age.
 
12 PERCHERON & CLYDESDALES
No Stallions - Open to mares and geldings. Age age.
 
Note: The EH Brown Challenge Trophy to the highest placed Percheron. The Douglas Autos of Danbury Cup to the highest placed Clydesdale.
RIDDEN HEAVY HORSES, CARTS, YOUNG HANDLER AND
Judges: Class 18: Performance Ms J. Armstrong-Small (Essex) Conformation Mr C Horler (Avon)   Class 13, 14 and 15: Matthew Bundock (Norfolk)
Start time: 13.15
Prizes: Appearance money of £25. will be awarded in the Grand Parade to all entrants forward in their class.   
Entry fee per class: £12.00
Championship:
 
13 TWO WHEEL CARTS
Two Wheeled Cart Single Turnout of ny heavy horse breed in harness with a two wheeled vehicle driven by a lady or gentleman. Exhibitors MAY NOT compete in any other Heavy Horse Turnout Class with the same vehicle or use an agricultural cart.
 
14 YOUNG HANDLER
Minimum age 13yrs to not having reached their 18th birthday by 27th September 2019. Any breed of Heavy Horse. The DONALD BROWN TROPHY to the winner of this class. NO ENTRY FEE The highest placed Young Handler of a Shire Horse will qualify for the Shire Horse Young Handler of the Year at the Midland Shire Foal Show on Saturday 28 September 2019 at Field House Equestrian, Marchington ST14 8NX
 
Note: The Donald Brown Trophy to the winner
15 DECORATED HARNESS CLASS
Neatest and cleanest. Any breed shown in hand without vehicle.
 
Note: The Harold Hyam Memorial Cup to the winner.
18 NOVICE BRITISH RIDDEN HEAVY HORSE
Open to horses 4 years old and over that are registered in the main stud books of the Shire, Clydesdale, Suffolk or Percheron Society and that have not been placed in an affiliated show. Riders of stallions must be 16 years and over. This class will not be ridden by the judge.
 
19 RIDDEN HEAVY HORSE
Open to horses 4 years old and over that are registered in the main British stud books of the Shire, Clydesdale, Suffolk or Percheron Society. Horses must be entered in the name and ownership that they are registered in. Riders of stallions must be 16 years or over. This class is a qualifier for the BRHHS Championship, qualification to go down no lower than third place. Qualifiers are entitled to compete in the final of the British Ridden Heavy Horse Society Kilmannan Championship to be held at Equifest which will take place at East of England Showground on Saturday 31st August 2019.
 
HEAVY HORSE TURNOUT
Judges: Mr C Horler (Avon) Trade & Agricultural   
Start time: 13.15
Prizes: A premium of £80 will be awarded to each single turnout forward and a premium of £100 for each pairs turnout forward.   
Entry fee per class: £12.00
Championship: Single Turnout Championship
Lieutenancy Trophy - Champion
Championship: Reserve Champion
Brenda Knowles Trophy
Championship: Highest Placed Association Member - Classes 16 - 17
Lookers Trophy
Championship:
 
16 SINGLE HEAVY HORSE TURNOUT IN HARNESS WITH TRADE VEHICLE
 
Note: The Milton Brick Company Trophy to the winner. Premium of £80.00 will be awarded to each entry forward.
17 SINGLE HEAVY HORSE TURNOUT IN HARNESS WITH AGRICULTURAL VEHICLE
 
Note: The Marriage Cup to the winner. Premium of £75.00 will be awarded to each entry forward.
20 PAIR OF HEAVY HORSES IN HARNESS WITH VEHICLE (OPEN)
NB This class will be split if there are three or more agricultural entries.
 
Note: The Essex Radiator Cup to the winner. The Presevero Cup to the highest placed Agricultural turnout. Premium of £100 will be awarded to each entry forward.
RING TWO
BEST SHOD LIGHT HORSE DRIVING CLASS 24
Judge: Mr S. Gowing (Essex) - Best Shod
Start time: 9.00
Affiliations: A competition sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Farriers, for the Best Shod horse/pony in the Drive Light Horse section.Welsh Cob to a Show Waggon. The judge will examine each horse before or during the line up for preliminary judging, taking into consideration : a. Condition of the feet b. The making (or preparation) and fitting of the shoes c. The nailing and position of the clips Normal shoes and showing plates are equally acceptable, provided they are suitable for the horse. The Worshipful Company of Farriers will award : A rosette and an Inscribed Card to the winner in each class. A plaque to the overall winner. A plaque for the registered Farrier responsible for its feet and shoeing. Please enter the name and address of your farrier on the entry form.
Please note: To encourage a higher quality of shoeing it has been decided that this year's entrants in Private Driving classes will be eligible to compete for the Worshipful Company of Farriers Best Shod award.
 
21 PLEASURE DRIVING
PLEASURE DRIVING - pleasure Driving classes are for the newcomers to showing and not intended for those who show in private driving classes. Regular showing competitors are asked to respect this and entries for the Pleasure Driving classes will not be accepted from those who enter our private driving class(es). The class will be judged: • 15% vehicle suitable, fit and cleanliness, • 15% harness suitability, fit and cleanliness, • 70% driver and groom, horse/pony, way of going and suitability as a family pleasure animal. Rosettes to all competitors in the class kindly donated by Carriage Driving Magazine.
 
29 DRIVERS DREAM STYLE & PERFORMANCE 2019
Open to all types of vehicle including light trade. Each turnout to first be inspected for cleanliness and correctness, then go forward individually for a three minute display which must include in any order - Open to all types of vehicle including light trade. Each turnout to first be inspected for cleanliness and correctness, then go forward individually for a three-minute Display which must include in any order, • Circle at collected trot - reins in one hand, • Working trot across the diagonal, • Halt for 10 seconds, • Walk forward, halt again for 10 seconds.
 
Note: The highest placed Traditional Turnout & the highest placed non-traditional turnout that have not already done so, will qualify for the Supreme Championships at Drivers Dream following Equifest, East of England Showground.
PRIVATE DRIVING
Judges: Classes 21,24,25,26,27 and 29 - Mrs D Holt-Atkinson (Essex). Classes 22,23,28 and 30   Best Shod: Mr. S. Gowing (Essex)
Start time: 10.00
Prizes: 1st: 30.00   2nd: 20.00   3rd: 15.00   Rosettes to 6th place  
Entry fee per class: £12.00
Affiliations: Classes 25 - 27 are qualifiers for the 2019 Osborne Refrigerators BDS National Championships in September 2019. The highest placed turnout owned and driven by a member of the British Driving Society and eligible for the following Type - Section/s disregarding those already qualified down to 6th place in the class will qualify for the·2019 Semi-Finals. The Championship will immediately follow the Semi-Finals. Type - Section/s :- a) Single hackney type – over 13.2hh b) Single hackney type – 13.2hh and under f) Single purebred Registered Welsh Cob- Section D j) Two wheel light trade k) Four wheel light trade Classes 26 - 27 are qualifiers for the: Victoria Food Company Open Private Driving Championship. The Champion will qualify for the Grand Final to be held on Sunday 15th September 2019 at The David Broome Event Centre, Mount Ballen Manor, Chepstow NP26 5XP. In the event that the champion has already qualified, then the reserve Champion to qualify. If the reserve has also qualified the rosette to be awarded back to the Champion. Once qualified, the horse, whip and vehicle may not be changed. Classes 22,23,28 and 30 are affiliated to the Hackney Horse Society. All horses/ponies must be registered in the studbook of the UK Hackney Horse Society or of a recognised Hackney Society Abroad, and all exhibitors must be members of the Hackney Horse Society. Minimum age of driver in open and novice classes will be 14 years at date of show. Please Note Ruling for Novice Hackneys: Horses or ponies eligible for a novice class can only be shown for three seasons (non consecutive). All exhibitors, drivers & grooms must be members of the Hackney Horse Society, and horses / ponies must be registered with the Society or in the Society or in a recognised society abroad.
Please note: This class will be split by section if required by the number of entrants. The winners of each class will then compete for a WELSH CHAMPIONSHIP H. EVERETT MEMORIAL PERPETUAL CHALLENGE TROPHY to the winner.
 
24 WELSH COB TO A SHOW WAGON
Welsh Cob Sections C & D to a Show Wagon.
 
25 LIGHT TRADE TURNOUT & COSTERS
Single and pairs. Two or four wheel vehicles.
 
26 PRIVATE DRIVE - EXCEEDING 13.2HH (138CMS)
 
27 PRIVATE DRIVE - 13.2HH (138CMS) AND UNDER
 
Note: PRIVATE DRIVING CHAMPIONSHIP 1st & 2nd prize-winners of classes 26 and 27. ESSEX SHIRE HORSE ASSN CHALLENGE TROPHY and rosette to the champion and rosette to reserve
HACKNEY CLASSES
Start time: 10.00
Prizes: 1st: 30.00    2nd: 20.00   3rd: 15.00   HACKNEY CHAMPIONSHIP 1st and 2nd prize winner in classes 22,23,28 and 30 MR YOU PERPETUAL CHALLENGE TROPHY and rosette to the champion and rosette to reserve  
Entry fee per class: £12.00
Affiliations:
 
22 NOVICE HACKNEY PONY
Not exceeding 14hh. Ponies eligible for a Novice Class can only be shown for three seasons (non consecutive).
 
23 NOVICE HACKNEY HORSE
Exceeding 14hh. Horses and ponies eligible for a Novice Class can only be shown for three seasons (non consecutive).
 
28 HACKNEY PONY
Not exceeding 14hh
 
30 HACKNEY HORSE
Exceeding 14hh
 
COACHING MARATHON
Judge: Mr M. Powers (Berkshire)
Start time: 10.30
Prizes: A Premium of £100. to be awarded to each entry forward.  
Entry fee per class: £12.00
 
31 COACHING MARATHON
Pre-judging in Ring 1 at 10.30 am followed by a road drive of approx. 5 miles. Final judging in the main ring at 12.30 pm
 
Note: A premium of £100 will be awarded to each entry forward.
top
 

REGULATIONS FOR ALL HORSE CLASSES

GENERAL RULES & CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

 

1. The Organisers reserve the right to cancel, add, or amend any of the competitions or vary the timing of any event although this will generally be avoided whenever possible.

 

2. No claim can be made for anything that may happen to competitors, onlookers, their property, servants or horses in connection with or arising out of events at this show. It shall be deemed a condition of entry that each entrant shall agree to indemnify the promoters against any legal action arising from such an accident.

 

3. The Organisers reserve the right to decline to accept any entry and may cancel the entry of any competitors or exhibitors without stating any reason

 

4. All horses/ponies entered must have received a full course of Equine Influenza Vaccination as recommended by the Equine Veterinary Association within the twelve months prior to the show.

.

5. Competitors and their servants must carry out any directions given to them by authorized officials of the show and failure to do so may result in the competitor being excluded from taking any further part in the events and forfeiting all entry fees.

 

6. When not competing horses and vehicles shall be kept strictly to the nominated areas and no exercising or practicing shall be carried out except in the nominated areas.

 

7. Horses and ponies in the harness and ridden classes must be 4 years old and over.

 

8. The decision of the Judges shall be final in all events. Any protest must be lodged with the Secretary's Office within 15 minutes of end of class and accompanied by £20, which will be forfeited if the protest is not upheld. Protests will be heard by the Chairman, Secretary and Chief Steward. whose decision is final.

 

9. Any dogs brought to the show must be kept on a lead.

 

10. All Cups and Trophies must not leave the Secretary's tent except for presentation and photographs.

 

11. All horseboxes and other vehicles MUST be parked as directed by the Stewards on the day and are parked on the showground entirely at their owner's risk.

 

The E.S.H.A is affiliated to the Shire Horse Society, the Suffolk Horse Society, the British Driving Society, The Hackney Horse Society and Equifest.

 

The Show and Classes will be conducted according to the Rules laid down by the Breed Societies and the E.S.H.A. Health and Safety Policy, and by entering you agree to be bound by these Rules.

 

The Essex Shire Horse Association cannot be held liable for any delay, accident injury or any other happening however it may be caused.

 

top
 
HORSE ENTRIES
 

HOW TO ENTER

 

You can enter by post until 26/06/2019. All entries and cheques must be received by this date.

Please click here to download a PDF entry form to print out and send off with your cheque.

Online entries are closed. You can still enter by post.

top
 
---