Entry fee is £3 per class unless otherwise stated.  

For more details on entering, please see "Entry Form".  You can enter as many classes as you like, and  in some classes the same horse/pony can be entered more than once.  

 

 

Please note that for optimal viewing of Current Entries, a browser other than Safari is recommended.  

 

Luxury rosettes are awarded to 10th place in all classes, unless otherwise stipulated.  For more specific details on prizes, see the appropriate class.  

 

 

 

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April 2021 Schedule

 

 

Entries close on the 30th April 2021 at 8pm BST.

 

ROSETTES TO TENTH PLACE IN ALL PHOTO SHOWING CLASSES!

 

HSO's 118th 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 [email protected], 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 Bex’s Browbands and Collars

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

Judged by: Bex's Browbands and Collars Team

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

 

 

Class 2 Best All Rounder – Sponsored by Bling In The Show Ring

Judged on overall perceived ability for horse/pony to be classed as a true all rounder, able to turn their hoof to anything! A small amount of text can be included on the collage itself.

Collage entries allowed? Yes

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.

 

 

Class 3 Best Cross Country Jump – Sponsored by Bex’s Browbands and Collars

Entry to show off your horse’s technique over a cross country fence (cross country jumps in a school are permitted).  

Judged on technique and overall ‘wow’ factor.

Collage entries allowed? No

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

Price of class: £3

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

Judged by: Bex's Browbands and Collars Team

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

 

 

Class 4 Welsh Breeds (including partbreds) – Sponsored by IV Horse

Open to all Welsh breeds, including part breds.  Please state breeding on entry form.  

Judged on condition, conformation, presentation and overall ‘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 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).

 

 

Class 5 Best Trot – Sponsored by IV Horse

Entry to show off your horse in trot (ridden or at liberty).

Judged on presentation and wow factor.

Collage entries allowed? No

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

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, https://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).

 

 

Class 6 Best Canter – Sponsored by Flaxen Equestrian

Entry to show off your horse in trot (ridden or at liberty).

Judged on presentation and wow factor.

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-10thth and winner will receive a discount voucher for Flaxen Equestrian.

 

 

 

* Ring Two Photo Showing *

 

 

Class 7 Sleeping Beauties – Sponsored by Airframe Assemblies Ltd

Entry to show off your horse/pony snoozing.  

Judged on content and presentation.  

Collage entries allowed? Yes

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

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by Airframe Assemblies Ltd (https://www.facebook.com/AirframeAssembliesLtd/).

Judged by: AA Team.

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive a selection of grooming brushes and a headcollar.

 

 

Class 8 Most Artistic – Sponsored by Papercuts by Hannah

Entry to show off your artistic flair.  Digital editing is allowed for this class.  

Judged on content and presentation.  

Collage entries allowed? No

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

Price to enter: £3

Kindly sponsored by Papercuts By Hannah – unique personalised designs of your horse to cherish forever (

https://www.facebook.com/papercutsbyhannah).

Judged by: PBH Team

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive £10 off an A4 handmade papercut of their horse.

 

 

Class 9 Best Calendar Shot for April – Sponsored by Immy’s Pet Portraits

Entry to show off a photo suitable for a calendar shot for the month of April.

Judged on content and presentation.

Collage entries allowed? No

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

Price to enter: £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 an A4 commission.

 

 

Class 10 Marvellous Models – Sponsored by N Jayne Designs

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

Judged on pose, content and presentation.  

Collage entries allowed? Yes (please ensure the collage is ready made).

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

Price to enter: £3

Kindly sponsored by N Jayne Designs – digital edits of your horse (https://www.facebook.com/NJPdesigns21/).

Judged by: N Jayne Designs Team

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

 

 

Class 11 Cheeky Characters – Sponsored by Horsehair Keepsakes & Jewellery by Chloe

Judged on content and presentation. Text can be included on the photo.

Collage entries allowed? Yes

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.

 

 

Class 12 Best Headshot (mares) – Sponsored by Jacqui-Marie Designs

Open to all mares.  

Judged on content and presentation.  

Collage entries allowed? No

Can same horse 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.

 

 

Class 13 Best Headshot (boys) – Sponsored by J Johnson Transport

Open to all male horses.  

Judged on content and presentation.  

Collage entries allowed? No

Can same horse be entered more than once? Yes

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by J Johnson Transport

Judged by: JJT Team

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

 

 

Class 14 Best Newcomer – Sponsored by Personalised Equine Cushions

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 Personalised Equine Cushions – personalised cushions made to your requirements (https://www.facebook.com/Personalised-Equine-Cushions-101069954982407/).

Judged by: TBC

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

 

 

Class 15 Pet Portraits – Sponsored by Horse Shows Online

Open to all pets (non equine).

Judged on pose and presentation, expression and overall perceived ability to be translated into a portrait. 

Collage entries allowed? No

Can same pet be entered more than once? Yes

Price of class: £3

Judged by: TBC

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

 

 

Class 16 My First Horse/Pony (FREE with a paid entry) – Sponsored by Saddle Sweet Treats

Entry to show off your first horse/pony.  Text can be included on the photo itself.  

Judged on content and presentation.

Collage entries allowed? Yes

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

Price of class: FREE with a paid entry.

Kindly sponsored by Saddle Sweet Treats – homemade horse treats (https://www.facebook.com/saddlesweettreats/?ref=page_internal).

Judged by: SWT Team

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive a selection bag of horse treats (unfortunately this prize is not available to send outside of the UK).

One entry per person.  

 

 

First place from Ring One and Ring Two will go through to the championships, where overall champion for each ring will receive a super size rosette. Judge for the championships to be confirmed.

 

 

**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: [email protected], labelled “Horse Star of the Month”.

 

 

 

* Ring Three Video Dressage *

 

 

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 group, 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.

Please note any tack can be used apart from martingales.

 

 

Class 17 HSO Walk and Trot Training Test 1b (please Email [email protected] to request a copy of the test)

This test is roughly equivalent to a BD Intro.

Price to enter: £11

Judged by: B. Webb

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-6th.

 

 

Class 18 HSO Training Test 2b (please Email [email protected] to request a copy of the test)

This test is roughly equivalent to a BD Prelim.

Price to enter: £11

Judged by: B. Webb

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-6th.

 

 

Class 19 HSO Training Test 3a (please Email [email protected] to request a copy of the test)

This test is roughly equivalent to a BD Novice.

Price to enter: £11

Judged by: B. Webb

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-6th.