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.  

 

 

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Very attractive, good quality rosettes are awarded to 10th place in all classes. For more specific details on prizes, see the appropriate class.  

 

 

 

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October 2018 Schedule

 

 

 

* ROSETTES TO TENTH PLACE IN ALL PHOTO SHOWING CLASSES *

 

 

Entries for the photo showing classes close on the 31st October 2018 at 8pm.

Entries for the video dressage class close on the 27th October at 8pm.

 

 

HSO's 88th Show!

 

Photo showing classes are £3 and video dressage classes are £11.

 

 

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

If submitting entries via Email, please include your name, horse/pony's details, postal address (for any prizes won) and PayPal address (if paying by PayPal). Please label 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 four 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.

 

 

Class 2 Best Pure or Part Bred Arab – Sponsored by Print My Words

Open to all pure and part bred Arabs.

Judged on conformation, condition, presentation and ‘wow’ factor.

Collage entries allowed? Up to four 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 Print My Words - specialising in personalised clothing and accessories for a variety of occasions and purposes (https://www.facebook.com/printmywords/).

Judged by: TBC

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive 20% off , second place will receive 15% off and third place will receive 10% off.

 

 

Class 3 Best Cob/Cob Type – Sponsored by IV Horse

Open to all cobs and cob types.

Judged on presentation, condition and conformation.

Collage entries allowed? Up to four 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 a prize from IV Horse to the winner.

 

 

Class 4 Best Riding Club Type – Sponsored by Bex’s Browbands and Collars

Judged on content and overall perceived suitability to be successful at a range of typical riding club activities.

Collage entries allowed? Yes (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.

 

 

Class 5 Best In Show – Sponsored by Bex’s Browbands and Collars

Judged on conformation, condition, presentation and overall ‘wow’ factor.

Collage entries allowed? Up to four 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.

 

 

 

 

* Ring Two Photo Showing *

 

 

Class 6 Best Dressed Horse and Rider – Sponsored by Belle Equestrian

(Please note non show attire – this is judged on your everyday attire.) Judged on overall smartness of attire including clothing, tack and equipment, presentation and colour coordination!

Collage entries allowed? No

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

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by Belle Equestrian, makers of customised rhinestone embellished items for horse and rider such as fly veils, personalised fleece rugs and saddle cloths (https://www.facebook.com/Belle-Equestrian-245277779388487/).

Judged by: TBC

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th.

 

 

Class 7 Cutest Pony – Sponsored by Lay-Soft Bedding

Open to all ponies, 14:2hh and under.

Judged on overall level of cuteness and overall ‘awwwww’ factor!

Collage entries allowed? No

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

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by Lay-Soft Bedding - Lay-Soft is processed on-site at our wood recycling plant to form a clean, safe, highly-absorbent, dust-free bedding especially suited for horses, with additional built-in insulation properties for keeping them warm (https://www.facebook.com/Laysoft-Equine-Animal-Bedding-148…/).

Judged by: TBC

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

 

 

Class 8 Most Artistic – Sponsored by NC Equestrian – Tales of an Amateur Equestrian

Judged on the artistic merits and overall ‘feel’ of the photo. Experiment with difference angles, shade, filters etc.

Collage entries allowed? No

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

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by NC Equestrian – an amateur rider blog with a big passion for horses (https://www.facebook.com/ncequestrian89/)

Judged by: NC Equestrian team

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner will receive an A4 portrait.

 

 

Class 9 Through the Ears – Sponsored by Devon Equine Crisis Support Team

Judged on content and view.

Collage entries allowed? No

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

Price to enter: £3

Kindly sponsored by Devon Equine Crisis Support – a registered equine charity whose aim is to help others in crisis whether it be horse, pony, or equine charity. DECS currently have four rescues and one recently rehomed. They also help owners find forever homes for unwanted ponies or those under a crisis in which they are unable to continue to care for them (https://www.facebook.com/groups/285363478235306/about/).

Judged by: DECS team

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

 

 

Class 10 Best Headshot (mares) – Sponsored by HKF Photography

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 HKF Photography - enthusiastic and flexible photography which can capture all sort of types of images (https://www.facebook.com/hkf2016/).

Judged by: HKF Photography team

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and the winner, if relatively local to HKF Photography, will receive a photo shoot (within a 30 mile radius of Stirling (UK) no charge, mileage charge applicable out of 30 miles) which includes either one jpeg or one 10x8” mounted print of the winners choice and a bag of horse treats.

 

 

Class 11 Best Headshot (boys) – Sponsored by J Johnson Transport

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 J Johnson Transport

Judged by: J Johnson Transport

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

 

 

Class 12 Best Calendar Shot – Sponsored by IV Horse

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

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 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 a prize from IV Horse to the winner.

 

 

Class 13 Memorable Moments – Sponsored by Horsehair Keepsakes and Jewellery by Chloe

Entry to show off a memorable moment. A brief sentence can be included on the photo explaining why the entry is memorable (TIP:  Upload your photo to photovisi.com or photocollage.com and the application will allow you to add text on the photo).

Judged on content.

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.

 

 

Class 14 All Ready for Winter – Sponsored by Horse to Hound

Entry to show off your horse/pony, yard, stable, turnout areas, field etc looking ready for winter – include horses looking cosy in their clean stables, dressed in new rugs, fresh clips, etc! Can also show off clean and cosy stables, winter equipment tidied up, etc.

Collage entries allowed? Yes

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

Price of class: £3

Kindly sponsored by Horse to Hound Equine & Pet Feeds, provider of quality equine and pet feeds and products (www.horsetohound.co.uk)

Judged by: HTH Team

Prizes: Luxury rosettes 1st-10th and first place will receive a 50% off voucher for a stable plaque, second place will receive a 25% off voucher and third place will receive a 10% off voucher.

 

 

Class 15 Best Newcomer - Sponsored by Hollywoods Bespoke Signs

Open to all horses 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 to enter: £3

Kindly sponsored by Hollywoods Bespoke Signs – beautiful quality stable plaques (https://www.facebook.com/Hollywoods-bespoke-signs-1661315…/…).

Judged by: HBS Team

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

 

 

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: horseshowsonline@hotmail.co.uk, labelled “Horse Star of the Month”.

 

 

 

 

* Ring Three Video Dressage *

 

 

Entries for the video dressage close on the 27th October at 8pm.

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 2 (please Email horseshowsonline@hotmail.co.uk to request your copy of the test).

Price to enter: £11

Judged by: TBC

Prizes: Rosettes 1st-6th

HSO video dressage accepts entries with non-BD tack, for example bitless bridles, martingales, pelhams etc but no schooling aids are to to be used. Full rules on the website.

By entering, you are agreeing to abide by the terms and conditions. Full rules, specifically for the Video Dressage, can be found here: www.horseshowsonline.co.uk.