April 2020 Show 

 

 

ROSETTES TO TENTH PLACE IN ALL PHOTO SHOWING CLASSES!

 

 

Classes 1-14 are qualifying classes for the PureFlax Online Horse Showing Championships held after October's show. Please see the full schedule at www.horseshowsonline.co.uk which includes full information on the championships prizes, which include becoming a brand ambassador for PureFlax.

 

Entries for the photo showing classes close on the 30th April 2020 at 8pm.

Due to the current parademic and guidelines by British Dressage, entries for the video dressage are currently on hold. As soon as restrictions are lifted, I will annouce on the Facebook page that the dressage has reoponed and I will give a definite closing date.

(Due to the current uncertainty of the pandemic, please allow for the possibility that closing dates may have to be extended.)

HSO's 106th Show!

Photo showing classes are £3.

Video dressage are £11.

Entries can be paid for via PayPal, Postal Order, cheque or bank transfer and can be Emailed to horseshowsonline@hotmail.co.uk, sent via Facebook message, or submitted via an online form at www.horseshowsonline.co.uk.

When submitting entries please include your name, horse/pony's details, postal address (for any prizes won) and PayPal address (if paying by PayPal). Please label/indicate all images with the class(s) you wish to enter. Professional photographs that are watermarked are not allowed to be used, unless permission is gained from the photographer.

 

 

 

 

* Ring One Photo Showing *

 

 

Class 1 Condition and Turnout – Sponsored by Bling In The Show Ring

Judged on presentation, condition and turnout of horse and rider/handler (if pictured).

Collage entries allowed? Up to five pictures are permitted, ideally one to be a full body shot (if submitting a collage entry please ensure the collage is ready made).

Can same horse/pony be entered more than once? No

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by Bling In The Show Ring - beautiful hand made accessories using genuine Swarovski crystals (https://www.facebook.com/BlingInTheShowRing/?fref=ts).

Judged by: Bling In The Show Ring team

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive a prize from Bling In The Show Ring.

Please note that this class is a PureFlax Online Championhips qualifier. PureFlax will send you a 5% discount code via Email. If you do not wish Pure Flax to Email you your discount voucher then please state this on entry.

 

Class 2 Best Ridden Horse/Pony – Sponsored by Bex’s Browbands and Collars

Judged on way of going, overall presentation and ‘wow factor’.

Collage entries allowed? Up to five pictures are permitted, ideally one to be a full body shot (if submitting a collage entry please ensure the collage is ready made).

Can same horse/pony be entered more than once? No

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by Bex's Browbands and Collars – beautiful, quality browbands at an affordable price (www.facebook.com/bexsbrowbands).

Judged by: Bex's Browbands and Collars

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive a prize from Bex's Browbands and Collars.

Please note that this class is a PureFlax Online Championhips qualifier. PureFlax will send you a 5% discount code via Email. If you do not wish Pure Flax to Email you your discount voucher then please state this on entry.

 

Class 3 Best Veteran – Sponsored by IV Horse

Open to all equines age 15+. Please include the age when the photo was taken in your entry.

Judged on condition and presentation relative to age.

Collage entries allowed? Up to five pictures are permitted, ideally one to be a full body shot (if submitting a collage entry please ensure the collage is ready made).

Can same horse/pony be entered more than once? No

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by IV Horse Products - IV Horse, pronounced 'Four' or 'For' Horse, manufacture and supply an extensive and comprehensive range of quality products for horse and rider, as well as pets. Many products are unique and exclusive (www.4horse.co.uk, http://www.facebook.com/ivhorse).

Judged by: TBC

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive a prize from IV Horse (by entering this class you are accepting that if you win, HSO will forward your address to IV Horse for the purpose of the prize. If you do not want your address to be forwarded please state upon entry).

Please note that this class is a PureFlax Online Championhips qualifier. PureFlax will send you a 5% discount code via Email. If you do not wish Pure Flax to Email you your discount voucher then please state this on entry.

 

Class 4 Foreign Breeds – Sponsored by Bex’s Browbands and Collars

Open to all breeds that not native to the UK, including part breds. Please state breeding on entry form.

Judged on condition, conformation and presentation.

Collage entries allowed? Up to five pictures are permitted, ideally one to be a full body shot (if submitting a collage entry please ensure the collage is ready made).

Can same horse/pony be entered more than once? No

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by Bex's Browbands and Collars – beautiful, quality browbands at an affordable price (www.facebook.com/bexsbrowbands).

Judged by: Bex's Browbands and Collars

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive a prize from Bex's Browbands and Collars.

Please note that this class is a PureFlax Online Championhips qualifier. PureFlax will send you a 5% discount code via Email. If you do not wish Pure Flax to Email you your discount voucher then please state this on entry.

 

Class 5 Best Cob/Cob Type - Sponsored by Horse Shows Online

Open to all types of cob – traditional/show/native/cob types.

Judged on condition, conformation and presentation.

Collage entries allowed? Up to five pictures are permitted, ideally one to be a full body shot (if submitting a collage entry please ensure the collage is ready made).

Can same horse/pony be entered more than once? No

Price of class: £3

Judged by: TBC

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive a selection of equestrian greeting cards.

Please note that this class is a PureFlax Online Championhips qualifier. PureFlax will send you a 5% discount code via Email. If you do not wish Pure Flax to Email you your discount voucher then please state this on entry.

 

Class 6 Best Miniature Type – Sponsored by IV Horse

Open to all Shetland and miniature breeds (approximately under 10 hands),

Judged on condition, conformation and presentation.

Collage entries allowed? Up to five pictures are permitted, ideally one to be a full body shot (if submitting a collage entry please ensure the collage is ready made).

Can same horse/pony be entered more than once? No

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by IV Horse Products - IV Horse, pronounced 'Four' or 'For' Horse, manufacture and supply an extensive and comprehensive range of quality products for horse and rider, as well as pets. Many products are unique and exclusive (www.4horse.co.uk, http://www.facebook.com/ivhorse).

Judged by: TBC

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive a prize from IV Horse (by entering this class you are accepting that if you win, HSO will forward your address to IV Horse for the purpose of the prize. If you do not want your address to be forwarded please state upon entry).

Please note that this class is a PureFlax Online Championhips qualifier. PureFlax will send you a 5% discount code via Email. If you do not wish Pure Flax to Email you your discount voucher then please state this on entry.

First place from each class in Ring One will go through to the PureFlax Online Championships Qualifier and will be placed 1st-4th. The top four will qualify for the PureFlax Champioships held after October's show (only one qualification eligble. If you are in the top four and have previously qualified, a qualification will be given to the next placed entrant that has not already qualified). First place will receive a £10 credit against a linseed oil from PureFlax and a super sized rosette. 2nd to 4th will receive a 10% discount. Please see the full schedule at www.horseshowsonline.co.uk for full information on the championships prizes, which include becoming a brand ambassador for PureFlax.

 

 

 

 

 

* Ring Two Photo Showing *

 

Class 7 My Horse and I – Sponsored by Horsehair Keepsakes and Jewellery by Chloe

Entry to show off the bond between you and your horse.

Collage entries allowed? No

Can same horse/pony be entered more than once? Yes

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by Horsehair Keepsakes and Jewellery by Chloe - handmade Bracelets, Necklaces, Keyrings & Rings created from your own horse's tail hair (https://www.facebook.com/HorsehairKeepsakesByChloe/).

Judged by: HK&J Team

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive an item made from their own horse/pony’s hair.

Please note that this class is a PureFlax Online Championhips qualifier. PureFlax will send you a 5% discount code via Email. If you do not wish Pure Flax to Email you your discount voucher then please state this on entry.

 

Class 8 Spring is in the Air – Sponsored by For Fox Sake

Entry to show off a spring themed equestrian picture, could be your horse showing off their ‘spring feeling’ or pictures showing blossom, etc.

Collage entries allowed? No

Can same horse/pony be entered more than once? Yes

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by For Fox Sake – makers of bespoke keepsakes (https://www.facebook.com/forfoxsakeresin/).

Judged by: For Fox Sake Team

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive a bespoke horse shoe as a prize.

Please note that this class is a PureFlax Online Championhips qualifier. PureFlax will send you a 5% discount code via Email. If you do not wish Pure Flax to Email you your discount voucher then please state this on entry.

 

Class 9 Best Captioned Photo – Sponsored by Funky Gee Gees

Entry to show off a picture of your horse/pony with an appropriate caption. (Captions can be added easily to photos by using a programme such as www.photocollage.com.)

Judged on content and humour.

Collage entries allowed? No

Can same horse/pony be entered more than once? Yes

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by Funky Gee-Gees – cartoon horses to make you laugh out loud (https://www.facebook.com/FUNKYGEEGEES).

Judged by: FGG Team

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive a credit card sized cartoon drawing of their horse.

Please note that this class is a PureFlax Online Championhips qualifier. PureFlax will send you a 5% discount code via Email. If you do not wish Pure Flax to Email you your discount voucher then please state this on entry.

 

Class 10 Best Action Shot – Sponsored by J Johnson Transport

Judged on content and ‘wow’ factor.

Collage entries allowed? No

Can same horse/pony be entered more than once? Yes

Price to enter: £3

Kindly sponsored by J Johnson Transport.

Judged by: JJT Team

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive a sash.

Please note that this class is a PureFlax Online Championhips qualifier. PureFlax will send you a 5% discount code via Email. If you do not wish Pure Flax to Email you your discount voucher then please state this on entry.

 

Class 11 Best Stable Shot – Sponsored by Jacqui-Marie Designs

Entry to off your a picture of your horse taken in their stable. Judged on content.

Collage entries allowed? No

Can same horse/pony be entered more than once? Yes

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by Jacqui-Marie Designs – equestrian gifts and illustrations (https://www.facebook.com/jacquimariedesigns/).

Judged by: J-MD Team

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive a £5 voucher to use against items in their online store.

Please note that this class is a PureFlax Online Championhips qualifier. PureFlax will send you a 5% discount code via Email. If you do not wish Pure Flax to Email you your discount voucher then please state this on entry.

 

Class 12 Best Monochrome – Sponsored by Flaxen Equestrian

Entry to show off an equestrian photo taken in monochrome.

Judged on content and presentation.

Collage entries allowed? No

Can same horse/pony be entered more than once? Yes

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by Flaxen Equestrian – equestrian brand offering high quality items (https://www.facebook.com/flaxenequestrian/).

Judged by: TBC

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive a discount voucher.

Please note that this class is a PureFlax Online Championhips qualifier. PureFlax will send you a 5% discount code via Email. If you do not wish Pure Flax to Email you your discount voucher then please state this on entry.

 

Class 13 HSO’s Next Top Model – Sponsored by Immy’s Pet Portraits

Entry to show off your horse/pony’s best modelling portfolio.

Judged on content and presentation.

Collage entries allowed? Yes

Can same horse/pony be entered more than once? No

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by Immy’s Pet Portraits – beautiful acrylic, water colour and pencil portraits https://www.facebook.com/Immys-Pet-Portraits-276588499705719/).

Judged by: Immy’s Pet Portraits Team

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive 50% off a portrait.

Please note that this class is a PureFlax Online Championhips qualifier. PureFlax will send you a 5% discount code via Email. If you do not wish Pure Flax to Email you your discount voucher then please state this on entry.

 

Class 14 Best Newcomer – Sponsored by M. Greenwood

Open to all horses or horse and rider/handler combinations that have not been placed 1st in any HSO photo showing class in the previous four months.

Judged on content of photo and ‘wow’ factor.

Collage entries allowed? No

Can same horse/pony be entered more than once? Yes

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by M. Greenwood.

Judged by: M. Greenwood.

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive an Amazon gift voucher.

Please note that this class is a PureFlax Online Championhips qualifier. PureFlax will send you a 5% discount code via Email. If you do not wish Pure Flax to Email you your discount voucher then please state this on entry.

 

Class 15 My Favourite Pet Photo – Sponsored by Star Equine and Animal Edits

Entry to show off your favourite picture of your pet (non equine).

Judged on presentation.

Collage entries allowed? No

Can same pet be entered more than once? Yes

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by Star Equine and Animal Edits (https://www.facebook.com/Star-equine-animal-edits-104569220977173/).

Judged by: SE&A Edits

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive a digital edit on their pet/horse.

 

Class 16 Happy Moments **FREE CLASS **

Entry to show off a happy moment with you and your equine. (Please ensure that if text is used, it is added directly onto the photo itself via an application such as www.photcollage.com.)

Judged on content presentation.

Collage entries allowed? No

Can same horse be entered more than once? No

Price of class: FREE (with one entry into April's show)

Judged by: TBC

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th.

This class is not eligible for points. One entry per person.

 

First place from each class in Ring Two (excluding classes 15 and 16) will go through to the PureFlax Online Championships Qualifier and will be placed 1st-4th. The top four will qualify for the PureFlax Champioships held after October's show (only one qualification eligble. If you are in the top four and have previously qualified, a qualification will be given to the next placed entrant that has not already qualified). First place will receive a £10 credit against a linseed oil from PureFlax and a super sized rosette. 2nd to 4th will receive a 10% discount. Please see the full schedule at www.horseshowsonline.co.uk for full information on the championships prizes, which include becoming a brand ambassador for PureFlax.

 

**Bonus Class** (FREE with one paid entry)

Renaissance Rosettes Horse Star of the Month

This class is free to enter if you have entered the current month's schedule. All you have to do is Email a photo of your nominated equine with approximately 200 words why you think your chosen horse should win. The winning horse will receive a super size luxurious rosette. Kindly sponsored and judged by Renaissance Rosettes and Ribbons. This class will close the same day as the main show classes, but will be ran separately from the main classes, with entries being uploaded onto an album on HSO's Facebook page, not onto the website. Additionally, there will be no points gained from this class to count towards the Points League, nor will the winner be eligible for the monthly champs. Please Email your entries for this class separately from your main show entries, to: horseshowsonline@hotmail.co.uk, labelled “Horse Star of the Month”.

 

 

 

 

* Ring Three Video Dressage *

 

Due to the current parademic and guidelines by British Dressage, entries for the video dressage are currently on hold. As soon as restrictions are lifted, I will annouce on the Facebook page that the dressage has reoponed and I will give a definite closing date.

HSO's Video Dressage is a fun and friendly online dressage competition aimed at the everyday horse and rider who would like to develop their dressage and improve their partnership with their horse.

Feedback is given in an encouraging, constructive manner on your test sheet and there will also be regular additional material on the Facebook page, including hints and tips on how to relax, enjoy your test, improve between shows, and ultimately show your horse and yourself off to the best of both of your abilities.

 

Class 16 HSO Walk and Trot Test 1 (please Email to request a copy of the test)

This is very much an informal, fun test aimed at novice combinations who are just starting out or want to have a go. There are relaxed rules and any tack is allowed.

Price to enter: £11

Judged by: TBC

Prizes: Rosettes 1st-6th

 

Class 17 Prelim 7

This is aimed at more established combinations and will be judged under BD rules (although brushing boots/wraps are permitted).

Price to enter: £11

Judged by: Rebecca Kingswood

Prizes: Rosettes 1st-6th