Horses

Entry Fee €15 per Entry – Class 12 – €30 per Entry

Qualifiers – See Details on Entry Form
CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES – MONDAY 20 MAY 2019
Gates open at 8.30 am for livestock exhibits
FIRST PRIZE WINNERS ARE DEBARRED FROM FURTHER COMPETITION – RULE 9

BROOD MARES & FOAL CLASSES – RING 1
Judging commences @ 11.30 a.m.

Class 01BARREN OR MAIDEN MARE
Four years old or upwards calculated to produce a hunter (Thoroughbreds excluded). Sponsored by FBD Insurance, Bandon. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. FBD PERPETUAL CUP. 2018 Winner: John Roche, Bell Lodge Stables, Assagert, Faulksmills, Co. Wexford. To be competed for each year in perpetuity.
Class 02MUNTHER PROGENY
Exempt from Rule 9. Animals 3 years old and under (including foals) sired by approved stallion Munther. Sponsored by Kieran O’Gorman Auctioneer, Clonakilty, Co. Cork. Prize Money: 1st - €250; 2nd - €175; 3rd - €75.
Class 03BROOD MARE
With foal at foot, calculated to produce weight-carrying hunters (excluding thoroughbreds). Sponsored by Daytona Construction, Clonakilty. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. THE PAT O’SULLIVAN PERPETUAL CUP. 2018 Winner: P.J. Lehane, Castleview, Clonakilty, Co. Cork. To be competed for each year in perpetuity.
Class 04BROOD MARE
With foal at foot, calculated to produce high-class hunter (excluding thoroughbreds). All foals to be led. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. THE MICHAEL MENNIS PERPETUAL MEMORIAL CUP – Presented by the Mennis Family to the Show in 2005. 2018 Winner: John Roche, Bell Lodge Stables, Assagert, Faulksmills, Co. Wexford. To be competed for each year in perpetuity.
Class 05FILLY FOAL NON THOROUGHBRED
Sponsored by An Súgan, Clonakilty. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. THE KIERAN O’GORMAN AUCTIONEERS PERPETUAL CUP. 2018 Winner: P.J. Lehane, Castleview, Clonakilty, Co. Cork. To be competed for each year in perpetuity.
Class 06COLT FOAL NON THOROUGHBRED
The progeny of mares entered in classes 02 & 03. Sponsored by Michael McCarthy MRCVS. THE DERMOT CROWLEY PERPETUAL MEMORIAL CUP - Presented by Padraig and Jackie Keohane & family. 2018 Winner: Sam Burchill C/O John Burchill, Rineen, Skibbereen, Co. Cork. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30.
Class 07THOROUGHBRED MARE
Any age certified as being covered, or with foal at foot registered with Weatherbys. Sponsored by Springmount Stud, Clonakilty. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. THE MICHAEL MC CARTHY MRCVS MEMORIAL PERPETUAL TROPHY - Presented by the representatives of the late Michael F McCarthy MRCVS. 2018 Winner: Stephen McCarthy, Kilronan East, Dunmanway, Co. Cork. To be competed for each year in perpetuity.
Class 08THOROUBHBRED FOAL
Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. DENIS MC SWEENEY PERPETUAL CUP - Presented by Denis McSweeney Sand & Gravel Company, Enniskeane. 2018 Winner: Stephen McCarthy, Kilronan East, Dunmanway, Co. Cork. To be competed for each year in perpetuity.
Class 09BROOD MARE CHAMPIONSHIP
1st and 2nd prize winners in classes 01, 03, 04, 07 and 14 are eligible to compete. Champion will receive the Clonakilty Agricultural Show Trophy and €100. The Reserve Champion will receive €50. THE NED DULLEA MEMORIALPERPETUAL CUP – Presented by the family of the late Ned Dullea. 2018 Winner: John Roche, Bell Lodge Stables, Assagert, Faulksmills, Co. Wexford. To be competed for each year in perpetuity.
Class 10THE CLONAKILTY AGRICULTURAL SHOW €1,500 FOAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Sponsored by Internal Affairs, Interior Design Consultants. The 1st and 2nd prize winners in all foal classes at the show (classes 05, 06. 08 and 15) are eligible to compete in the Foal Championship. Prize Money: Champion: Foal €1,000 and the JOHN MCCARTHY MEMORIAL PERPETUAL CUP; Reserve Champion €500. 2018 Winner: P.J. Lehane, Castleview, Clonakilty, Co. Cork. To be competed for each year in perpetuity.
Class 11Iverk Show Society & Irish Shows Association Present The "Investec Wealth and Investment" All Ireland Broodmare and Foal Team Championship - www.investec.ie - Prize Fund approx: €4,300
Rules and Conditions: Entries are confined to non-thoroughbred broodmares registered in the Irish Horse Register with a foal at foot. Each mare and her foal will be judged as a unit:- 60% for the mare and 40% for the foal. Mares and foals must be sired by a stallion that is classified in either the Irish Sport Horse stud book as Approved, Preliminary Approved, Supplementary Approved, Recognised, Preliminary Recognised, Not Approved 1, (NA1) or a Stallion that is classified in the Irish Draught stud book as Class / Class 2 RID (GB)/RID (CAN)/ Grade 2 (GB). The class is also open to progeny of Weatherby’s registered stallions that are NOT classified as Not Approved 2 (NA2) or ENTRY in the Irish Horse Register. The mare’s passport will be inspected before judging commences. Exhibitors failing to produce a passport will be debarred from competing. Qualified mares may not compete in other classes at Iverk Show. Foals are eligible to compete in the foal classes at Iverk Show. Foals must be led at all times. These rules must be read in conjunction with the Irish Shows Association rules and the Iverk Show rules. Prize Money: Champion - €1,000; 2nd - €600; 3rd - €400; 4th - €300; 5th - €200; 6th - €150; 7th to end €120. Entry Fee: to qualifying show €10; to final €20; an extra prize of €100 will be awarded to the highest placed mare six years old & younger. Final: Iverk Show, Saturday 24th AUGUST 2019.
Class 12 THE CASTLEFREKE €2,500 BREEDERS CHAMPIONSHIP SPONSORED BY STEPHEN EVANS FREKE, HORSE SPORT IRELAND AND CLONAKILTY AGRICULTURAL SHOW. ENTRY FEE - €20. Exempt from Rule 9. Entries are open to Mares, 4 years old and upwards registered in the Irish Horse Register with the breed codes ISH,RID or ID; and MUST have sire and dam recorded on their passport. Mares must be sired by a stallion that is classified in the Irish Sport Horse Stud Book as either: Approved / Preliminary Approved / Supplementary Approved / Recognised / Preliminary Recognised Not Approved (NA1) or a Stallion that is classified in the Irish Draught Horse Studbook as CLASS 1/ CLASS 2/RID (GB) / RID (CAN) / Grade 2 (GB). The class is also open to Weatherby’s registered animals, progeny of Weatherby’s Thoroughbred Stallions that are not classified in the Irish Horse Register as NOT APPROVED 2 (NA 2). All mares must have a foal at foot by a stallion that is classified in the Irish Sport Horse Stud Book as either: Approved / Preliminary Approved / Supplementary Approved / Recognized / Preliminary Recognized Not Approved (NA1) or a Stallion that is classified in the Irish Draught Horse Studbook as CLASS 1/ CLASS 2/RID (GB) / RID (CAN) / Grade 2 (GB). The class is also open to Weatherby’s registered animals, progeny of Weatherby’s Thoroughbred Stallions that are not classified in the Irish Horse Register as NOT APPROVED 2 (NA 2). Each Mare & Foal will be judged as a Unit (Mare 40% Foal 60%). The Mare’s passport will be inspected before judging commences & the Foal’s I.D. Cert. Exhibitors failing to produce a Passport will be debarred from competing. All Foals must be led. Prize Money: Champion €1,000, Championship Horse Rug, Sash and the EVANS FREKE PERPETUAL TROPHY; Reserve Champion - €500 and Sash; 3rd - €200; 4th - €100; 5th - €75. A special prize of €200 will be presented to the breeder of the champion mare and €100 to the breeder of the reserve champion mare. A prize of €100 will be presented to the best RID/AID Mare if not in the first five prizewinners. 2018 Winner: P.J. Lehane, Castleview, Clonakilty, Co. Cork. Direct entry to show secretary, Donal McCarthy, Ballinard, Ballineen, Co. Cork. Entry Form available on line on www.clonakiltyagrishow.com or email –
clonakiltyagrishow@gmail.com.

COLOURED / IRISH DRAUGHT / YOUNG HORSE CLASSES RING 2
Judging commences @ 11.30 am

Class No.Class
Class 13HALF-BRED PIEBALD OR SKEWBALD
Gelding or mare, any age to be shown “in hand”. Sponsored by Euro Spar, The Bypass, Clonakilty. Prize Money: 1st - €60; 2nd €40; 3rd €30. Special prize for the best traditional (feathered untrimmed) if not already placed. THE TIMUR TINTORETTO CUP - Presented by Tina Murphy, Reacarrigeen, Ballinascarthy in 2005. 2018 Winner: Brendan Walsh, Coorycullane, Dunmanway, Co. Cork. To be competed each year in perpetuity.
Class 14IRISH DRAUGHT MARE
Confined to Registered Irish Draught Mares in foal or with foal at foot. Sponsored by Ray O'Neill, Con O'Neill & Sons, Auctioneers. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. THE JOHN JOE COUGLAN MEMORIAL PERPETUAL TROPHY - Presented by the family of the late John Joe Coughlan, Barryroe. 2018 Winner: John Burchill, Rineen, Skibbereen, Co. Cork. To be competed each year in perpetuity.
Class 15IRISH DRAUGHT FOAL
Progeny of R.I.D. Stallion and R.I.D. mare or filly foal of appendix mare. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. THE STEPHEN O'SULLIVAN PERPETUAL MEMORIAL TROPHY - Presented by the family of the late Stephen O'Sullivan. 2018 Winner: Jim Kingston, Carrigbawn, Drinagh, Co. Cork. To be competed each year in perpetuity.
Class 16BANTRY SHOW SOCIETY PRESENT THE ABNTRY SHOW I.D. FOAL MUNSTER CHAMPIONSHIP – PRIZE FUND €2,000
Rules and Conditions: The aim of this championship is to encourage the breeding of Irish Draught Foals. The Championship is open to all foals eligible for R.I.D. status. One Foal to be selected at each qualifier. A second foal may be selected at the discretion of the judges. The Dams passport must be produced for inspection at the qualifying rounds and at the final. The foal's passport must be produced at the final. One of the judges at the qualifying shows to be from the Irish Draught Horse Judges list if possible. Foals competing at the final are ineligible to enter any other class at Bantry Show. There will be separate classes for colt foal and filly foals at the final. The champion will be selected from the winners of each class. These rules should be read in conjunction with the Irish Shows Association Rules. Entry Fee: Qualifying Show: €10. To Final: €20. Prize Money: Champion Colt/Filly - €300; Reserve - €200; 3rd - €100; 4th - €80; all other competitors who attend - €75. Champion Foal - €100; the Overall Champion will receive €400 in total. Final: Bantry Show, Sunday, 1st September 2019.
Class 17REGISTERED IRISH DRAUGHT
Yearling gelding or filly and 2 year old gelding or filly eligible for R.I.D. Sponsored by Walsh Printers Clonakilty in association with Clonakilty
Agricultural Show. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. THE TALLY HO CUP. 2018 Winner: Seán Scannell, Derrynasaggart, Ballyvourney, Co. Cork. To be competed each year in perpetuity.
Class 18THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLY
Prize Money 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. THE WILLIAM FAHEY MEMORIAL PERPETUAL TROPHY – Presented by the Family of the Late William Fahey. 2018 Winner Denis Dullea, Callatrim, Bandon, Co. Cork.
Class 19THREE YEAR OLD GELDING
Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. THE WILLIE SANTRY MEMORIAL PERPETUAL TROPHY – Presented by the Family of the Late William Santry in 2018. 2018 Winner: Kieran O’Gorman, Brookfield Hse., Clonakilty, Co. Cork. To be competed each year in perpetuity.
Class 20THE IRISH SHOWS ASSOCIATION & BANNOW & RATHANGAN SHOW SOCIETY PRESENT THE 3 YEAR OLD HORSE ALL IRELAND CHAMPIONSHIP
Prize Money sponsored by Bannow & Rathangan Show Society - Prizes sponsored by Galway Irish Crystal & Belleek China - Part of the Horse Sport Ireland National Showing Championship series. Prize Fund: €6,000.

Rules and Conditions: Entries are confined to Animals registered in the Irish Horse Register with the breed codes I.S.H., R.I.D. or I.D.; & must have Sire & Dam recorded on the passport. Animals must be Sired by a Stallion that is classified in the Irish Sport Horse Stud Book as either: Approved / Preliminary, Approved / Supplementary Approved / Recognised / Preliminary Recognised / Not Approved 1 (NA1) or a Stallion that is classified in the Irish Draught Stud Book as either CLASS 1 /Class 2/ RID (GB) /RID (Can) / Grade 2 (GB). The class is also open to progeny of Weatherby’s registered stallions that are NOT classified as Not Approved 2 (NA2) or ENTRY in the Irish Horse Register. Two Animals may be selected to qualify for the final if the judges and the I.S.A.agree the standard is high enough. Exhibitors to both the qualifier and the final must have the Animals passport available for inspection prior to entry to the judging ring. Failure to comply with this rule will lead to immediate disqualification. Passports & Microchips should be read by a Vet at the Final. Animals Qualified for Final are not eligible to enter any other class at the show at which the final is held. These rules should be read in conjunction with the I.S.A. Rules. For information on accommodation or free stabling for the final, contact 087-7560871 or 053-9136588 in advance. Entry Fee: To Qualifying Show €10; To Final €20. Prize Money: Champion - €800 and Galway Irish Crystal; 2nd - €500 and Galway Irish Crystal; 3rd - €350 and Belleek China; 4th - €250 and Belleek China; 5th - €200 and Galway Irish Crystal; 6th - €150 and Belleek China; 7th - upwards €70 and Galway Irish Crystal or Belleek China to be presented to each qualifier at both the qualifying show and on appearance at the final. Additional Prizes at the Final: €150 & Trophy for Best Filly. €150 and trophy, for combination of best turned out horse and most suitably dressed handler. Breeder of winning animal to receive a Galway Irish Crystal or Belleek China. Final: Bannow and Rathangan Show, Thursday 11th July 2019 at 1.30pm
Class 21TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLY
Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30.
Class 22T.I.H.A. LIMERICK LADY CHAMPIONSHIP
Rules and Conditions: For two year old traditionally bred fillies, suitable for producing high quality traditionally bred sport horses (i. e. No continental breeding in their pedigrees). Fillies must have been registered as foals in the I.H.R. as foals MUST be by: Approved: Thoroughbred Stallions, Connemara Stallions, ISH Stallions, Irish Draught Stallions OR any cross of the aforementioned. Dams of the fillies must also be by the Stallions as above & registered in the I.H.R. All exhibitors must have their fillies’ passports available for inspection at the Qualifying show and at the Championship. Entry Fee: to Qualifier €15; to Championship €20. Prize Money: Champion: €500 and the T.I.H.A. Perpetual Challenge Trophy; Reserve - €250; 3rd - €150; 4th - €100; Best Turned Handler and Animal - €100. Each filly selected at the qualifying shows is eligible to compete in the T.I.H.A. Limerick Lady Championship on Sunday 26th August at Limerick Show.
Class 23TWO-YEAR-OLD GELDING
Sponsored by Kingston's Riding School, Clonakilty. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30.
Class 24THE IRISH SHOWS ASSOCIATION & TINAHELY SHOW SOCIETY PRESENT THE RED MILLS NON-THOROUGHBRED COLT/GELDING TWO-YEAR-OLD ALL IRELAND CHAMPIONSHIP Sponsored by Red Mills Goresbridgee. Prize fund: €3,000. Rules and Conditions: Entries are confined to animals registered in the Irish Horse Register with the breed codes ISH,RID or ID; & must have Sire & Dam recorded on the passport. Animals must be Sired by a Stallion that is classified in the Irish Sport Horse Stud Book as either: Approved /Preliminary Approved/ Supplementary Approved/ Recognised/Preliminary Recognised / Not Approved 1 (NA1) or a Stallion that is classified in the Irish Draught Stud Book as either CLASS 1 /Class 2/ RID (GB) /RID (Can) /Grade 2 (GB). The class is also open to progeny of Weatherby’s registered stallions that are NOT classified as Not Approved 2 (NA2) or ENTRY in the Irish Horse Register. Two Animals may be selected to qualify for the final if the judges and the I.S.A. agree the standard is high enough. Exhibitors to both the qualifier and the final must have the Animals pass- port available for inspection prior to entry to the judging ring. Failure to comply with this rule will lead to immediate disqualification. Passports & Microchips should be read by a Vet at the Final. Animals Qualified for Final are not eligible to enter any other class at the show at which the final is held. These rules should be read in conjunction with the I.S.A. Rules. Entry Fee: To Qualifying Show: €10; To Final: €20. Prize Money: Champion - €1,000; Reserve Champion - €600; 3rd - €350; 4th - €200; 5th - €100; from 6th place upward a Red Mills voucher value €75 will be presented on appearance in the Final. A Prize will be presented for combination of Best Turned out Horse & Most Suitably Dressed Handler. Final: Tinahely Show, Monday 5th August 2019.
Class 25YEARLING FILLY / QUALIFIER FOR THE CORK COUNTY YEARLING HORSE CHAMPIONSHIP 2019
For the yearling filly in the I.H.R. for which progeny identification certificates can be produced. Sponsored by Clonakilty Agricultural Show in association with Denis Lehane, Kilbrogan, Bandon. Rosettes presented for Cork County Yearling Championship. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. THE CON LEHANE PERPETUAL MEMORIAL CUP - Presented by Denis Lehane, Kilbrogan, Bandon in memory of his parents. 2018 Winner: Billy Twomey, Clounkeen, Leap, Co. Cork. To be competed for each year in perpetuity
Class 26YEARLING COLT OR GELDING / QUALIFIER FOR THE CORK COUNTY YEARLING HORSE CHAMPIONSHIP 2019
For the yearling colt or gelding in the I.H.R. for which progeny identification certificates can be produced. Sponsored by Connor Murphy, Clonlea. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. THE JOHN L O'SULLIVAN PERPETUAL CUP - Presented by the Late John L.O'Sullivan T.D. MCC, Carrigroe, Clonakilty. 2018 Winner – John Tyner, Knocksmall, Kinsale, Co. Cork. To be competed for each year in perpetuity.
Class 27ONE/TWO YEAR OLD THOROUGHBRED COLT, GELDING OR FILLY
Eligible for entry in Weatherby's Stud Book. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30.
Class 283-YEAR-OLD CHAMPIONSHIP
1st & 2nd Prize Winners. THE CASTLE SALEM PERPETUAL CUP – Presented by Michael & Margaret Daly. 2018 Winner: Kieran O’Gorman. Brookfield Hse., Clonakilty, Co. Cork. To be competed each year in perpetuity.
Class 292-YEAR-OLD CHAMPIONSHIP
1st & 2nd Prize Winners of the 2 Year Old classes. O'REILLY PERPETUAL CUP. 2018 Winner – John Tyner, Knocksmall, Kinsale, Co Cork. To be competed each year in perpetuity.
Class 30THE CLONAKILTY AGRICULTURAL SHOW €1,500 YEARLING CHAMPIONSHIP
Sponsored by KC Civil Engineering. The 1st and 2nd prizewinners in the yearling classes (classes 17,25, 26 and 27) are eligible to compete in the Yearling Champions. Prize Money: Champion Yearling - €1,000, championship sash and perpetual cup; Reserve Champion - €500. THE JOE O’DONOVAN PERPETUAL CUP – Presented by the wife of the late Joe O’Donovan, Donour, Castlefreke. 2018 Winner: John Tyner, Knocksmall, Kinsale, Co. Cork. To be competed each year in perpetuity.
Class 31CHAMPION YOUNG HORSE OF THE SHOW
Champion and Reserve Champion in classes 28, 29 and 30. Prize Money: Champion - €100; Reserve Champion - €50. THE CON O'NEILL MEMORIAL TROPHY - Presented by Michael & Teresa O’Neill, Fernhill House Hotel, Clonakilty. 2018 Winner: John Tyner, Knocksmall, Kinsale, Co. Cork.
Class 32HEAVYWEIGHT HORSE
Heavyweight Horse (Working Type) to be led. Confined to Clydesdale, Shire, Percheron and Suffolk Punch. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30.

HUNTERS & RIDDEN CLASSES – RING 3
Judging commences @ 11.30 am

Class 33LIGHTWEIGHT HUNTER
Gelding or Mare, 4 years old or over to carry up to 13 stone. Sponsored by the Bank of Ireland, Clonakilty. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. THE TIM HYDE MEMORIAL PERPETUAL CUP FOR THE LIGHTWEIGHT HUNTER – Presented by the Committee of Management of Clonakilty Agricultural Show in memory of Tim Hyde. 2018 Winner: James Lynch c/o Val Hyde, Ballycrenane, Ballymacoda, Co. Cork. To be competed each year in perpetuity.
Class 34HEAVYWEIGHT HUNTER
Gelding or Mare, 4 years old or over to carry 13 stone and upwards. Sponsored by the Bank of Ireland, Clonakilty. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. THE REDWOOD PERPETUAL CUP – Presented by Tina Murphy, Reacarrigeen, Ballinascarthy to commemorate Shanaway Redwood. 2018 Winner: Rosarie Collins, Foxhall, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork. To be competed for each year in perpetuity.
Class 35FOUR YEAR OLD HUNTER
Gelding or Mare, 4 years old. Sponsored by the Bank of Ireland, Clonakilty. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30.
Class 36SMALL HUNTER OR HACK
Not exceeding 160 cms. Sponsored by the Bank of Ireland, Clonakilty. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. THE LAGO STUD PERPTUAL TROPHY - Presented by Siobhan Adams. 2018 Winner: Glenn Knipe, Farmhill House, Dromina, Charleville, Co. Cork. To be competed each year in perpetuity.
Class 37HUNTER CHAMPIONSHIP
Prize Money: Champion - Clonakilty Agricultural Trophy and €100; Reserve Champion - €50. THE JAMES CAHALANE PERPETUAL CUP - Presented by the late James Cahalane. 2018 Winner – James Lynch c/o Val Hyde, Ballycrenane, Ballymacoda, Co. Cork. To be competed for each year in perpetuity.
Class 38WORKING HUNTER HORSE
Exempt from rule 9. To be judged in ring 6. Gelding or mare, 4 years old or over. Sponsored by the Bank of Ireland, Clonakilty. Exhibits in this class will have to perform over a set course. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30. MRS. L. CROFT PERPETUAL CUP - Presented in memory of the late Mrs. L Croft, Concanmore, Clonakilty by an anonymous donor. 2018 Winner: Edward Flaherty, 4 Sunnyside, Ballypatrick, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. To be competed each year in perpetuity.

FAMILY HORSE CLASSES

Class 39FAMILY HORSE OVER 148 CMS
Gelding or mare to be judged on suitability and type as a family riding horse. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize winners in the Hunter classes are debarred. Prize Money: 1st - €50; 2nd - €35; 3rd - €25.
Class 40COB INCLUDING MAXI COB
Mare or gelding, 4 years old or over, exceeding 155cms, to be judged as Cobs. The cob is a small, short-limbed animal with a deep girth and with the ability to carry weight across country. Prize Money: 1st - €50; 2nd - €35; 3rd - €25.
Class 41PERFORMANCE IRISH DRAUGHT
Exempt from rule 9. Aim: To demonstrate the ability, suitability and temperament of the Irish Draught Horse for the amateur riding market. The judges will be looking for a good paces, rideability and as well as demonstrating a bold approach to jumping. Each entry will complete a short demo of their paces in accordance with the set diagram in walk, trot and canter. Having completed the demo of paces the rider will move directly to jump the fences according to the number (this could be 4 or 5 fences according to the judge’s choice and time available). Any horse that has not been ridden by the judge in another class, may be ridden here, so that a fair assessment can be made. The height of the fences will be according to ground conditions on the day but is estimated to be between 80 cms and 90 cms, except for the last fence which could be 1m if the ground is suitable. A variety of upright, ascending over, and a square over, could be used to show ability over different types of jumps. The winner will be the horse showing correct paces and a good approach to the jumping as well as rideability for an amateur, as chosen by the judge. Entry form should be accompanied with a photocopy of ID Breeding Page from their passport. Prize Money: 1st - €60; 2nd - €40; 3rd - €25.
Class 42SIDE SADDLE VERSATILITY EVENT
Exempt from Rule 9. This class will not be judged on conformation alone but instead the suitability of the horse to carry a lady riding Side Saddle. Prize Money: 1st - €100; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €30.

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