Contact Maureen Dillon Girley, Fordstown, Navan, Co Meath, C15 KD68 087-2885302
Entries will be taken in the field
All Entries MUST be accompanied with Animals Passport Number.
Please Note: Times are approximate.
Young Horses in Hand 9:30a.m.
There will be a special prize for the highest placed purebred Irish Draught in each of these classes.
Prizes: 1st €80, 2nd €40, 3rd - €20. Entry Fee €25
141 Ring 1 Class: 1 Hunter Brood Mare stinted or with Foal at foot
Special prize for the Best Irish Draught Type Brood Mare in foal or with a foal at foot, must have at least one, recorded Irish Draught Parent. Passports will be required for inspection
142 Ring 1 Class 2: Best Hunter Foal judged with class 1
Special prize for the Best Irish Draught Foal must have at least one recorded Irish Draught Parent. Passports will be required for inspection.
143 Ring 1 Class 3: Hunter yearling filly/ colt/gelding
Special prize for the Best Yearling Irish Draught Filly/Colt/Gelding must have at least one, recorded Irish Draught Parent. Passports will be required for inspection
144 1 Class 4: 2 year old filly/ Colt/Gelding
Special prize for the Best 2 Year old Irish Draught Filly or Colt/Gelding must have at least one, recorded Irish Draught Parent. Passports will be required for inspection.
145 1 Class 5: 3 year old Filly / Colt/gelding
Special prize for the Best 3 Year old Irish Draught Filly or Colt/Gelding must have at least one, recorded Irish Draught Parent. Passports will be required for inspection.
Hunter Breeding Championship for Royal Meath Perpetual Trophy + € 100 Reserve €50. First and Second in classes 141 to 145 will qualify.
Perpetual Trophy for best Irish Draught in this section.
Approx. 11:30pm (after Young Horses)
SPECIAL NEEDS - ENTRY FREE Trophies for 1st 2nd 3rd 4th and rosettes
Prizes 1st €60 2nd€30 3rd €20 Entry fee €20
146 Ring 1 Class 6: Special Needs Children (under 10years to be led with 2 side walkers)
147 Ring 1 Class 7: Special Needs Children (over 10years to be led with 2 side walkers)
148 Ring 1 Class 8: Family Lead Rein Pony (not exceeding 123cm. Riders 4years or under)
149 Ring 1 Class 9: Family Lead Rein Pony (not exceeding 123cm. Riders 5 – 8 years)
150 Ring 1 Class 10: Family 1st Ridden Pony (not exceeding 123cm. Riders 6 – 8 years, riders cannot compete in any other class in this section or the working hunter pony classes with the exception of the working hunter pony starter stakes- 179 or fancy dress class)
151 Ring 1 Class 11: Family 1st Ridden Pony (not exceeding 123cm. Riders 9 – 12 years, riders cannot compete in any other class with the exception of the working hunter pony starter stakes – class 179, or fancy dress class)
152 Ring 1 Class 12: Pony over 138cms and not exceeding 148cms to be ridden by a child who has attained their 10th birthday by 1st Jan. 2019 but has not attained their 16th birthday on that date
153 Ring 1 Class 13: Pony over 128cms and not exceeding 138cms to be ridden by a child who has attained their 8th birthday by 1st Jan. 2019 but has not attained their 14th birthday on that date
154 Ring 1 Class 14: Pony not exceeding 128cms to be ridden by a child who has attained their 8th birthday by 1st Jan. 2019 but has not attained their 12th birthday on that date
155 Ring 1 Class 15: Fancy Dress (Ponies must be led)
Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes awarded to best pony in Classes 148 to 154
Connemara Ponies 9:30a.m.
Prizes 1st €60 • 2nd €30 • 3rd €20 Entry Fee €20
Connemara Ponies: ** Passports must be available for inspection. **Ponies to be shown in Natural Mountain Moorland state
156 Ring 2 Class 16: Connemara mare stinted or with foal at foot
157 Ring 2 Class 17 Connemara foal (colt or filly)
158 Ring 2 Class 18: Connemara Filly (up to 3 y/old)
159 Ring 2 Class 19: Connemara Colt or Gelding (up to 3 y/old)
160 Ring 2 Class 20: Connemara Stallion or Gelding (Ridden, 4yrs+)
161 Ring 2 Class 21: Connemara Filly or Mare (Ridden, 4yrs+)
Overall Champion Connemara Pony Trophy and Rosette, Reserve Rosette
First and second placed in classes 156-161 qualify
Rescue Classes (after Connemara Class)
**Proof of neglect when found or a letter from re-homing where it was sourced must accompany entry**
Prizes 1st €60 2nd €30 3rd €20 Entry fee €10
162 Ring 2 Class 22: Rescue Class (Mares 4years old+ any height to be led in hand)
163 Ring 2 Class 23: Rescue Class (Geldings 4years old+ any height to be led in hand)
Overall Rescue Class Champion and Reserve- Rosettes
First and second placed in classes 162-163 qualify
DONKEYS (after Rescue Class)
Prizes 1st €40 2nd €30 3rd €20 Entry fee €20
164 Ring 2 Class 24: Donkey Best Led Male and Female
Show Hunter Ponies
Approx.1:30pm (after Donkey Class)
Prizes 1st €60 2nd €30 3rd €20 Entry fee €20
165 Ring 2 Class 25: Hunter type Pony (not exceeding 153cm. riders 18years)
166 Ring 2 Class 26: Hunter type Pony (exceeding 133cm but not exceeding 143cm, Riders 14years)
167 Ring 2 Class 27: Hunter type Pony (not exceeding 133cm, Riders under 12years)
168 Ring 2 Class 28: Local Hunter type Pony (Riders from Co. Meath ONLY)
Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes awarded
First and second placed in classes 165-168 qualify
Ridden Hunter Classes 9:30am
Prizes: 1st €80, 2nd €50, 3rd €30 9.30am Entry Fee €25
169 Ring 3: Class 29: Small hunter (exceeding 148cm but not exceeding 158 cm)
170 Ring 3: Class 30: Hunter Mare or Gelding (4yrs+, Lightweight)
171 Ring 3: Class 31: Hunter Mare or Gelding (4yrs+, Mediumweight)
172 Ring 3: Class 32: Hunter Mare or Gelding (4yrs+, Heavyweight)
173 Ring 3: Class 33: Irish Draught Ridden Hunter class for Mares and geldings aged 4+ who have at least on recorded Irish Draught Parent.
174 Ring 3 Class 34: Cob Mare or Gelding 4yrs+ (not exceeding 155cms under saddle)
175 Ring 3 Class 35: Coloured Horse over 148cms, 4yrs+ to be shown under saddle
Overall Champion classes 29 to 35 will receive the Marie McEntaggart Trophy and €500. Reserve Champion will receive a rosette
First and second placed in classes 169-175 qualify
SIDE SADDLE (approx. 3p.m. after Ridden Hunter)
Prizes 1st €80 2nd €50 3rd €30 Entry fee €25
176 Ring 3 Class 36: Junior Side Saddle: Open to horse and pony not exceeding 158cms. Rider must be under 18years.
177 Ring 3 Class 37: Senior Side Saddle: Open to horse and pony. Rider must be over 18years
Overall Champion Side Saddle Winner €100 and the Jeanne M Jones Perpetual Trophy. Reserve Rosette
WORKING HUNTER PONIES 9:00a.m.
*Note jumping for class 178 commences at 9am in Ring 6**
Prizes: 1st €80, 2nd €50, 3rd €30 Entry Fee €25
178 Ring 4 Class 38: 153cm Working Hunter 90cm. Riders not over 21yrs
This class will jump in Ring 5 at 9.00am prior to judging of Working Hunter Horse classes
179 Ring 4 Class 39: Working Hunter Pony Starter Stakes 60cm Ponies 4yrs+ for novice riders under 12yrs old, riders may not compete in any other classes except for classes 150,151,152,153,154 and 155.
180 Ring 4 Class 40: 133cm Working Hunter Pony 70cm. Riders not over 12yrs
181 Ring 4 Class 41: 143cm Working Hunter Pony 80cm. Riders not over 17yrs
Overall Working Hunter Pony Champion Royal Meath Show Perpetual Challenge Shield and Rosette. Reserve Rosette
First and second placed in classes 38-41 qualify
Working Hunter Horses 10:00a.m. approx.
Prizes: 1st €80, 2nd €50, 3rd €30. Entry Fee €25
182 Ring 5 Class 42: Novice Working Hunter Class Mares/Geldings 4yrs+, exceeding 148cm, having never won a hunter competition at an agri or society summer show. Fences not exceeding 90cm.
183 Ring 5 Class 43: Open Working Hunter Mares/Geldings 4yrs+ exceeding 153cms.
Champion Working Hunter Horse Linda Moore Perpetual Trophy and €100. Reserve €50 (open to 1st and 2nd in Novice and Open Classes. First and second placed in classes 42 and 43 ONLY qualify
The Course: It shall consist of 6-8 fences. It shall have a combination of upright and a spread fences and may included a double or a small bounce. The fences shall be of natural in type with copious sensible filling and not easily dislodged. Only white or rustic poles shell be used. A small gate, bank or water jump may also be included. The fences shall have a maximum of 1m for the open and 80cm for the novice class. JUDGING PHASES. Phase 1: JUMPING: Each Horse shall be required to jump the course. To be Judged 60% for jumping performance (40%for actual jumping and 20% for style and presence) Phase 2: RIDE: The judge may ride all horses in all paces on either or both reins they may jump the horse over one fence. Phase 3: CONFORMATION & MOVEMENT: The conformation and movement of the horse in-hand will be accessed by the judge. NOTES • The same rider must ride the horse throughout. • A rider may ride several horses in the jumping phase of the competition bit will have to choose one horse to compete in the remainder of the competition. • Horses cannot enter both Novice or Open classes • Back protectors must be worn by ALL competitors in the jumping phase of the Working Hunter Classes. Skull caps must have a navy or black cover. • Horses may be equipped with boots of a plain colour in the jumping phase ONLY. No hind boots or bandages of any description are allowed in the collecting ring, warm up or in the actual class. • If a horse positively stops, ceases to go forward at any time during its jumping round, or turns its quarters to a fence, or has a complete turnaround, these constitute refusals. • If a horse jumps the incorrect fence out of a pen or lane it will be eliminated. • Horses displaying continued disobedience, or horse leaving the ring whether mounted or dismounted, will be eliminated. Penalties: Pole Knocked: 10 First Refusal: 15 Second Refusal: 20 Third Refusal: Elimination Jumping or Knockdown: 10 Fall of Horse or Rider: Elimination Page 24
Miniature Horse and Pony 10.00a.m.
Prizes 1st €60 2nd €30 3rd €20 Entry fee €20
184 Ring 6 Class 44: Mare and foal, Brood Mare with a foal at foot or stinted
185 Ring 6 Class 45: Foal filly/colt
186 Ring 6 Class 46: yearling, 2 and 3-year-old Colt/ filly/gelding
187 Ring 6 Class 47: 4yr/old and over Stallions up to 86cm
188 Ring 6 Class 48: 4yr/old and over Mare and Gelding up to 86cms
Overall Miniature Horse and Pony Champion Anne Fox Perpetual Memorial Trophy and Rosette. Reserve Rosette First and second placed in classes 44-48 qualify
Ridden Thoroughbred Classes (after Miniature Horse and Pony)
(NOT AFFILIATED TO RACEHORSE TO RIDING HORSE IRELAND).
Prizes 1st €80 • 2nd €50 • 3rd €30 Entry Fee €25
***Copy of passport and proof of racing must accompany entry. ***
189 Ring 6 Class 49: Open Ridden Thoroughbred Class
Open to thoroughbred horses that have started under rules on either the track or point to point ridden as a hunter style class to display walk, trot, canter, gallop, rein back and halt. • Passport and racing details to be made available for inspection on the day of the show. • Competitors must have attained their 15th birthday. • Proper show turnout is essential.
190 Ring 6 Class 50: Retraining Class
Retraining (within the confines of the show ring) Open to thoroughbred horses that have started under rules on either the track or point to point but must not have: - Won more than 3 classes in either retraining or novice classes or won an open class or won or been placed in the first three places or a championship such as the Royal Dublin Horse show, Balmoral, Hickstead or the Royal Windsor Horse show. • Passport and racing details to be made available for inspection on the day of the show. • Snaffle bits only to be used. No spurs allowed. Martingales acceptable. • Competitors must have attained their 15th birthday. • Proper show turnout is essential.
191 Ring 6 Class 51: Unraced Thoroughbreds
Open to thoroughbred horses that have either been officially named or unnamed this is a hunter style class to display walk, trot, canter, and halt. • Passport (Weatherbys if IRE or GB, or other racing relevant authority if from any other location) details to be made available for inspection on the day of the show. • Competitors must have attained their 15th birthday. Proper show turnout is essential
Overall Champion Emily Dillon Perpetual Memorial Trophy and €300. Reserve, Rosette First and second placed in classes 189, 190 and 191 qualify
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