PONY CLASSES

(Under the Irish Pony Society Rules)
Entry Fee €10 per class
CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES – Monday, 21 May 2018
NO STALLIONS OR COLTS OVER 2 YEARS ALLOWED AND NO HANDLER UNDER 16 YEARS
GATES OPEN @ 8.30 AM

LED CLASSES – RING 4
JUDGING COMMENCES AT  11.00 AM

Class 43LED REGISTERED CONNEMARA
Any age mare, gelding or filly to be led. Special prize for under 3 year olds if not placed. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30, 3rd - €20.
Class 44PONY
For gelding or filly, any age under 148 cms to be led. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30, 3rd - €20.
Class 45PONY YOUNG STOCK – IPS CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS QUALIFIER 2019
For Colt, gelding or filly, 1 year old, 2 year old and 3 year old likely to make a child's riding pony. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30; 3rd - €20.
Class 46PONY BROOD MARE NOT EXCEEDING 148 CMS.
Pony Brood Mare, 3 Years old and over not exceeding 148 cms, in foal to or with her own foal at foot by a Pony Stallion not exceeding 153 cms, with Stud Book qualification as set out below. In the case of a Brood Mare without a foal at foot, covering sire must be named and Certificate produced if required. Pony Stallion Qualification: - (a) Weatherbys (Including pure-bred Arabs) (b) Arab Stud Book or Anglo Arab Stud Book (c) Part-Bred Arab Stud Book (d) Any recognised Pony Stud Book or Register. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30; 3rd - €20; 4th - €10.
Class 47PONY FOAL
The progeny of mares entered in the previous class. Sire of foal to be named. Foal to be led. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30; 3rd - €20.
Class 48MINATURE PONY
Any age, mare, gelding or filly. No Stallions. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30; 3rd - €20.
Class 49PURE-BRED REGISTERED WELCH PONY OR COB
Any age to be shown in hand, gelding, mare or filly. Registered number to be given on the entry form. Prize Money: - 1st - €40; 2nd €30; 3rd €20.
Class 50REGISTERD PART-BRED WELSH PONY OR COB
Any age, gelding, mare or filly. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30; 3rd - €20.
Class 51LED CHAMPIONSHIP
First and Second prize winners 41 - 48 inclusive. THE TOM MOYLES PERPETUAL TROPHY - Presented by Tom Moyles, Ballinascarthy. 2018 Winner: Martin O’Sullivan, Droum, Leap, Co. Cork. To be competed for each year in perpetuity.
Class 52BEST DONKEY OF THE SHOW
No stallions. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30; 3rd - €20.

LEAD REIN & OPEN PONY RIDING CLASSES – RING 5
JUDGING COMMENCES AT 11.00 AM

Class 53OPEN LEAD REIN CLASS
Names of Riders required on entry form. For ponies, mares or geldings, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 123 cms suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have not attained their 8th birthday on the 1st January 2019. Ponies must be shown in snaffle bridles with bits as illustrated on the IPS Class Specification & Abbreviations 2013. They must be led by persons aged 16 years and over and should be on a loose rein and will be required to trot. The attendant must affix the lead rein to the noseband on which it must remain while the pony is in the ring. The rein must go directly from the bit to the rider’s hand with no extra aid or attachment to or on the saddle. Prizes sponsored by O’Brien Saddlery, Bandon. THE JOHN O’BRIEN CAR SALES PERPETUAL CUP - Presented by John O’Brien Car Sales Clonakilty. 2018 Winner: Jenny O’Driscoll, Church Restaurant, Skibbereen, Co. Cork. To be competed for each year in perpetuity.
Class 54LEAD REIN CLASS FOR NOVICE RIDERS
Names of riders required on entry form. For ponies, mares or geldings, 4 years and over, not exceeding 138cms, suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have not attained their 9th birthday on the 1st January 2019. Ponies must be shown in snaffle bridles. They must be led by persons aged 16 years and over and should be on a loose rein and will be required to trot. The attendant must affix the lead rein to the noseband on which it must remain while the pony is in the ring. The rein must go directly from the bit to the rider’s hand. A balancing strap may be attached to the front of the saddle. Knots on individual reins are permissible. However, reins may NOT be knotted together in order to shorten them. Grazing reins are not allowed. Riders will not be asked to dismount. Riders in this class may not compete in any other class at the same show on the same day. This restriction does not apply to the pony. Prizes in kind sponsored by O’Brien Saddlery, Bandon. THE JOSEPHINE O’DRISCOLL PERPETUAL CUP - Presented by Josephine O’Driscoll, Maulnarouga South, Enniskeane. 2018 Winner: Margaret Greene, Clonlahy, Cloneen, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. To be competed for each year in perpetuity.
Class 55OPEN FIRST RIDDEN
Names on riders required on entry form. For ponies, mares or geldings, 4 years old and over not exceeding 123 cms, suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have not attained their 10th birthday on 1st January of current year. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30; 3rd - €20.
Class 56MINI SUPREME PONY CHAMPIONSHIP
Open to First and Second prize winners in the Open Lead Rein (Classes 51), Lead Rein for Novice Riders (Class 52) & the Open First Ridden (Class 53). THE DAVID O’REGAN EQUESTRIAN CENTRE PERPETUAL TROPHY - Presented by David O’Regan of O’Regan’s Equestrian Centre. 2018 Winner. Margaret Greene, Clonlahy, Cloneen, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. To be competed each year in perpetuity.
Class 57OPEN SHOW STARTER STAKES
Names of riders required on entry form. For open and novice ponies, mares and geldings, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 133 cms, suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have not attained their 12th birthday on 1st January 2019. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30; 3rd - €20. THE HENRY FORD TAVERN, BALLINASCARTHY PERPETUAL CUP – Presented by the O’Donovan Family. 2018 Winner. Margaret Greene, Clonlahy, Cloneen, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. To be competed each year in perpetuity.
Class 58COMBINED OPEN 143 CMS & 153 CMS SHOW HUNTER PONY
Names of riders required on entry form. For ponies, mares or geldings, 4 years old and over, exceeding 133 cms, but not exceeding 153 cms, suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have not attained 20th birthday for the 153 cms and 17th birthday for the 143 cms on the 1st January 2019. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30; 3rd - €20.
Class 59RIDDEN CONNEMARA PURE BRED OR PARTBRED
For ponies, mares or geldings, any age. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30; 3rd - €20.
Class 60OPEN 138 CMS / OPEN 148 CMS PONY RIDING CLASS
Names of riders required on entry form. For ponies, mares or geldings, 4 years old and over, exceeding 128 cms, but not exceeding 148 cms suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have not attained their 17th birthday on the 1st January 2019. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30; 3rd - €20.
Class 61OPEN 128 CMS PONY RIDING CLASS
Names of riders required on entry form. For ponies, mares or geldings, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 128 cms, suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have not attained their 13th birthday on the 1st January 2019. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30; 3rd - €20.
Class 62RIDDEN PONY CHAMPIONSHIP
Open to First and Second prize winners in the Combined Open 143 & 153 cms Show Hunter Pony (Class 56), Ridden Connemara (Class 57), Open 138 cms / open 148 cms Pony Riding Class (Class 58) and the Open 128 cms Pony Riding Class (Class 59). THE O’BRIEN SADDLERY & COUNTRY CLOTHING PERPETUAL TROPHY - Presented by Loraine O’Brien, O’Brien’s Saddlery & Country Clothing, Bandon. 2018 Winner. Margaret Greene, Clonlahy, Cloneen, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. To be competed each year in perpetuity.
Class 63OPEN INTERMEDIATE SHOW HUNTER TYPE
For mares or geldings, 4 years old and over, exceeding 146cms and not exceeding 158 cms, suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have not attained their 25th birthday on the 1st January 2019. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30; 3rd - €20.
Class 64FAMILY PONY CLASS
Ponies 4 year old and over, mares or geldings not exceeding 148 cms. First prize winners in the ridden classes are debarred. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30; 3rd - €20.
Class 65SUPREME PONY CHAMPIONSHIP
First and Second prize winners of classes Led Championship (class 49), Mini Supreme Pony Championship (class 54), Ridden Pony Championship (class 60). Prize Money: Champion - €60; Reserve Champion - €40. THE O’BRIEN SADDLERY & COUNTRY CLOTHING PERPETUAL CUP - Presented by Loraine O’Brien, O’Brien’s Saddlery & Country Clothing, Bandon. 2018 Winner: Martin O’Sullivan, Droum. Leap, Co. Cork. To be competed each year in perpetuity.

OPEN WORKING HUNTER PONY CLASSES – RING 6
JUDGING COMMENCES AT 10.30 AM

Class 66OPEN 153 CMS WORKING HUNTER PONY CLASS
For ponies, mares or geldings, 4 years old and over, exceeding 143 cms but not exceeding 153 cms suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have not attained their 20th birthday on the 1st January of 2019. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30; 3rd - €20.
Class 67FAMILY WORKING HUNTER PONY CLASS
For ponies, mares and geldings, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 143 cms, suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have not attained their 17th birthday on 1st January 2019. Max Height of Fences 50 cms. Prize Money: 1st - €40; 2nd - €30; 3rd - €20.
Class 68CHAMPION WORKING HUNTER PONY
First and Second prize winners of class 64 - Open 153cms Working Hunter Pony Class and class 65 - Family Working Hunter Pony Class. THE FORDE PERPETUAL TROPHY - Presented by the late Thomas E. Forde, Crohane, Ballinascarthy. 2018 Winner: Tim Hurley. To be competed each year in perpetuity.
Class 69CLASS POWER’S QUARRY 35TH RIDDEN REGISTERED CONNEMARA PERFORMANCE PONY CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL
Rules for Powers Quarry 2019: Qualifying rounds will be held at designated shows. Ponies 4 years old and over are eligible. More than one pony in each qualifying class may be selected to compete in the final provided the judges agree that the standard is high enough and may qualify a second pony. Judge of the day must sign the qualifying entry form (s). Pony and / or Rider once qualified are not eligible to participate in subsequent qualifiers in the same category. This rule may be waived by the Show Committee in exceptional circumstances e.g. sale of a pony or injury of rider prior to final. Permission from the Oughterard Show Committee must be granted prior to any previously qualified pony or rider competing in subsequent qualifying rounds. Failure to do so will result in the entry not being accepted. On completion of judging at qualifiers the successful qualifier will be given all relevant entry documentation by the ring steward. This must be completed and returned, along with the appropriate fee, to the secretary of Oughterard Show within 7 days - this rule will be strictly adhered to. Ponies must be registered in a main Connemara Studbook. The Passport of each pony must be presented prior to judging at the qualifying show and on the day of the final. The rider must be 16 years and over on 01/01/2019. Jumping over rustic/ natural fences will be part of the qualifying rounds and final. Qualifying rounds require a minimum of 4 fences. Jumps at qualifiers should not exceed 90cm in height and 90cm in width. Entrants from shows who do not adhere to this rule will not be accepted. The Final requires a minimum of 5 fences which will include a double. Fences must not exceed 1m in height and 1m in width. Ponies to be ridden in a Plain Snaffle, Pelham or Double Bridle. Boots are allowed for the jumping phase only, and must be removed prior to the in-hand or Flat Sections. A running martingale is permitted in qualifiers and in the Final but spurs are prohibited. The same tack must be used in both phases. A performance judge must be used at qualifying shows. Ponies will be judged on type, confirmation, jumping technique, way of going and action in-hand. Random Dope testing may be carried out on the day of the final. Any objection must be lodged in writing with the show secretary within half an hour following the completion of the competition, together with €50 which is refundable if the objection is upheld. Oughterard Show Committee, in consultation with the sponsor, reserves the right to amend the rules as may be deemed necessary. It is strongly advised by the Oughterard Show Society that all competitors should wear a body protector. Qualifying Rosettes will be presented at the Final. Entry Fee to Final: €25.

DRIVING  CLASSES – MAIN ARENA
JUDGING COMMENCES AT 3:30 PM – APPROX.
Entries accepted day of show

Class 70OPEN DRIVING
Prize Money: 1st - €70; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €40. THE MIKE O’SULLIVAN AND FAMILY CUP – Presented by the O’Sullivan Family, Baltimore. 2018 Winner: Denis Cullinane. To be competed for each year in perpetuity.
Class 71INTERMEDIATE DRIVING/CONFINED DRIVING (CONFINED TO NON-PRIZE WINNERS IN THE OPEN SECTION)
Prize Money: 1st - €70; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €40.
Class 72ROAD CAR CLASS
Prize Money: 1st - €70; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €40.
Class 73SCURRY DRIVING
Prize Money: 1st - €70; 2nd - €60; 3rd - €40.

PONY GAMES – MAIN ARENA
Organised by The Pony Club
JUDGING COMMENCES AT 4:00 PM – approx.
Entries accepted day of show

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