Shire Horse Classes

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Honley Show is a participant in the South West Yorkshire Shire Foal 6 star Accumulator

Judge: Mrs J Massey, Knutsford, Cheshire

Judging: To commence in Ring 1 from approx. 2pm.

Class 1 – Barren Mare or Gelding – 3 years old and over
Class 2 – Colt, Gelding or Filly born 2017(Yearling)
Class 3 – Gelding or Filly born 2016 (2 years old)
Class 4 – Brood Mare with Foal at foot
Class 5 – Foal Born 2018
SouthWest Yorkshire Shire Foal 6 Star Accumulator Points to be awarded as follows :
1st – 5pts, 2nd – 4pts, 3rd – 3pts, 4th- 2pts, 5th – 1pt
Class 6 – Young Handlers: Age 12-18 years. Winner qualifies for Young Handler of the Year 2018 at the Midland Shire Foal Society Show.
Class 7 – Ridden Shire Horse or Shire Cross judged in line with Shire Horse Society Criteria.
Class 8 – Any other recognized heavy horse breed (in-hand)

Prize Money: (Classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8)  1st – £40, 2nd – £30, 3rd – £20, 4th – £15
Class 6: 1st – £30, 2nd – £20, 3rd – £15, 4th – £10
Champion Shire in Show – £100. Reserve Champion – £50

The HSS Rosebowl   for Best Heavy Horse in Show. Plus Shire Horse Society Silver Spoon
The G Gladwin Silver Cup  for the best Female Home-Bred Heavy Horse
The Dudley Parker Silver Challenge Trophy  for the Best brood Mare in Show
The Anson Franklin Memorial Trophy  for the Best Young Handler
The Tom Lodge Memorial Cup for the Best Foal in Show. Kindly donated by the Lodge Family
The Tom Moorhouse & Son Trophy   for the Best Ridden Shire
The above trophies to be competed for annually and held for one year by the winner.

Entry Fee: £5.00 all classes.
Postal Entries Close: 4th June 2018 (Late entries taken on Day of Show at the Horse Tent up to 12.00 am)
Please send stamped address envelope for return of Exhibitor passes and numbers.

The decision of the Section Secretary is final.
Trophies remain the property of Honley Show Society. They must be returned on, or before, the day of the Show. Please return in a good, clean condition.
The South West Yorkshire Shire Foal 6 Star Accumulator.
Points will be awarded for Shire Foal classes at the following 6 local show:- Arthington, Emley, Harthill Carnival, Honley, Woolley and the South West Yorkshire Shire Horse Hiring Society in association with Penistone Show. Points as above.
This competition is open to everyone; membership of any of the Show Societies is not required.
The foal with the most points at the end of the 6 shows will receive £200 and named the South West Yorkshire Champion Foal.
The Reserve Champion Foal will receive £100 kindly donated by Mr Richard Bedford of Hartcliff Shires

Exhibitor Passes: 1 per Horse and 2 per Exhibitor.

An AML form will be sent out with entry passes. Please send SAE with your entry form.

Entry Forms can be downloaded from the File Download on the right of this screen.
To purchase additional entry tickets at the reduced fee, please complete the appropriate section.