HORSES: Contact Christy: 086 2209 338
PONIES – Open Classes/Qualifiers: Bernie: 087 684 1077
PONIES – Ridden Classes: Caroline 086 827 5291
Safety Regulations on Show Day
- Please do not exhibit animals that are out of control or hard to Handle.
- Animals should not be left unattended, tied to horse boxes or trailers.
- All animals must be led by a competent handler.
- Animals must be under the strict control of the handler at all times.
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Notice March 2013
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS – HORSES AND OTHER EQUINES
- As from 1 May 2012, any premises (which includes shows, fairs and markets) where horses or other equines are gathered must be registered with the Department.
- Owners/persons in charge of such gatherings are required to submit a completed application form for registration and to keep records of movements on/off their premises.
- Records must be retained for at least 3 years as they may be required by the Department for the purposes of tracing disease.
Records required are:
- The name and address of the owner/person in charge of the premises from which the equine came and
- The premises registration number from which the equine came and
- The Passport number/UEL number of the animal
COMPLIANCE WITH EQUINE IDENTIFICATION RULES—KEEPERS MUST HAVE
- An equine registered with a PIO
- A passport issued in accordance with EU and National legislation
- Comply with the legislation whereby a passport must accompany the equine whenever it is moved to events such as shows, sales etc
- Any further information on the requirements for moving horses and equines to shows will be provided on the Department’s website at http://www.agriculture.gov.ie/animalhealthwelfare/animalidentificationmovement
Prizes – 1st – €100. 2nd – €50. 3rd – €30 (Unless otherwise stated)
Entry Fee €10.00
Classes 1 – 15 @ Ring 1 — Classes 16-25 @ Ring 2 — Classes 8,9 (Foals) & Lunging @ Ring 3
Class 1. Irish Draught Mare/Appendix/Upgrade Draught Mare
Entries confined to RID/AID/Upgrade mares with foal at foot or stinted to an approved stallion. Passports must be produced on Show Day
Class 2. Best Mare in Foal or with foal at foot most likely to produce Heavyweight Hunter
(1st Prize-winner of Class 1 excluded)
Class 3. Best Mare in Foal or with Foal at foot most likely to produce a Lightweight Hunter. (1st Prize-winners of Class 1 & 2 excluded)
Class 4. Breeders Brood Mare & Foal
Christy Tully Memorial Cup
Class 5: Best Irish Draught Filly or Colt Foal
Entries are confined to draught foals, the progeny of an RID/AID Mare and RID stallion
Prizes for Classes 5, 6 & 7 – 1st €50 – 2nd €30 – 3rd €20
Class 6: Best Colt Foal—Non Thoroughbred (excluding Irish Draught)
Class 7: Best Filly Foal (Non Thoroughbred, Excluding Irish Draught)
Class 8: Ring 3
PERFORMANCE SHOWJUMPING FOAL CLASS
Prize Fund: €750st: €350 2nd: €250 3rd: €150
Entry fee:€25 for Non-Mayo Roscommon Breeder Group Members; €20 for Paid up members.
Sponsor: Funding for this class has been kindly awarded by Horse Sport Ireland to the Mayo-Roscommon Breeders Groupfrom the 2016 Breeding Grant Application Scheme in recognition of showing innovative class design and specifically aiming to evaluate performance in the presented foals.
Aim of the class is to identify, evaluate (using the linear scoring system) and reward breeders who have bred foals for the equestrian discipline of showjumping in line with goals of the Irish Sport Horse Studbook which aims to: “Produce a performance horse that is sound, athletic with good paces and suitable temperament to be competitive at the highest International level in FEI disciplines.
Foals are presented loose alongside the mare individually for evaluation by a HSI approved inspector for conformation and movement. A team of skilled Young Breeders shall be available to assist in the presentation of mares and foals on the day.
Special Feature: All entries will be professionally photographed and
videoed on the day with footage uploaded to YouTube after the event.Entries belonging to paid up members of the Mayo/Roscommon Breeders Group will be advertised for sale on the Irish Horse Gateway website (Terms & Conditions Applied).
Class 9: Ring 3
HORSE SPORT IRELAND/JARLATH F. CUMMINS MEMORIAL
SALVERPERFORMANCE EVENT FOAL CLASS
Prize Fund: €750: 1st: €350 2nd: €250 3rd: €150
Entry Fee:€25 for Non-Mayo Roscommon Breeders Group Members. €20 for Paid up members.
Sponsor: Funding for this class has been kindly awarded by Horse Sport Ireland to the Mayo-Roscommon Breeders Groupfrom the 2016 Breeding Grant Application Scheme in recognition of showing innovative class design and specifically aiming to evaluate performance in the presented foals. The winner of this class will recieve for one year the Jarlath F. Cummins Memorial Salver which will be presented by the family on the day.
Aim of the class is to identify, evaluate (using the linear scoring system) and reward breeders who have bred foals for the equestrian disciplines of eventing in line with goals of the Irish Sport Horse Studbook which aims to: “Produce a performance horse that is sound, athletic with good paces and suitable temperament to be competitive at the highest International level in FEI disciplines.
Foals are presented loose alongside mare individually for evaluation by a HSI approved inspector for conformation and movement. A team of skilled Young Breeders shall be available to assist in the presentation of mares and foals on the day.
Special Feature: All entries will be professionally photographed and
videoed on the day with footage uploaded to YouTube after the event.Entries belonging to paid up members of the Mayo-Roscommon Breeders Group will be advertised for sale on the Irish Horse Gateway website (Terms & Conditions Applied).
Class 10. Best Yearling Colt/Gelding
Entries are confined to 1yr old colts & geldings registered in the IHR or Weatherby’s register for which progeny identification certificates can be produced
Class 11. Best Yearling Filly
Entries are confined to 1yr old fillies registered in the IHR/Wetherby’s register for which progeny identification cert can be produced
Class 12. Best 2Yr Old Colt/Gelding
Entries are confined to colts & geldings, likely to make a hunter Shown in hand
Class 13. -Best 2Yr Old Filly
Entries are confined to Fillies likely to make a hunter. Shown in hand
Class 14. Best 3Yr Old Colt/Gelding
Entries are confined to Colts, Geldings likely to make a hunter shown i n hand
Class 15. Best 3Yr Old Filly
Entries are confined to fillies likely to make a hunter. Shown in Hand
(not in thoroughbred register)
Champion Foal (Open to all Foal Classes) 1st prize winners eligible
Champion Young Horse (Colt/Gelding/Filly) of the Show – RING 2 Classes 8 9 10 11 12 13 eligible
Confined to Young Horses – 1, 2, 3 Year Old Classes
Paddy Walsh Trophy – Sponsored by The Clay Pipe Bar, Knockcroghery.
Champion Horse € 100 Reserve Champion €50
Class 16. Best Heavy, Working type Farm Horse any age, any breed (Mare, Colt, Filly,, Gelding)
Class 17 Best Coloured Horse any age ( Filly, Colt, Gelding etc), at foot
Class 18 Best Coloured Brood Mare (in foal or foal at foot)
Class 19 – Best Coloured Foal
Class 20-Best Traditional Working Style Mare & Foal (Coloured, Clydesdale, Shire, Heavy Horse ) – Winners of classes 14 –16 are not eligible to enter this class.
Class 21–Best Hunter Shown in Hand over 15.2 h.h.
Class 22-Best Hunter shown in Hand under 15.2 h.h.
Class 23-Best Lightweight Ridden Show Hunter
Class24– Best Ridden Hunter over 15.2.h.h.
Class25–BestRiddenHunter under 15.2 h.h.
Class 26: 3 YEAR OLD PERFORMANCE SPORT HORSE
Loose Jumping and Athleticism Evaluation Class
Prize Fund: €1000—1st: €500 2nd: €200 3rd: €150 4th: €100 5th: €50
Entry Fee:€25 for Non- Member of the Mayo Roscommon Breeders Group.€20 for Paid up members.
Sponsor: Mayo Roscommon Breeders Group & Roscommon Agricultural Show
Special Feature: All entries will be professionally photographed andvideoed on the day with footage uploaded to YouTube after the event.
Entries belonging to paid up members of the Mayo-Roscommon Breeders Groupwill be advertised for sale on the Irish Horse Gateway website (Terms & Conditions Applied). Horses will be evaluated loose in a confined area and will jump a grid system similar to the format used at Horse Sport Ireland Mare and Stallion Inspections. A skilled and trained arena party will be available to present the horses at the owners discretion.
THE IRISH SHOWS ASSOCIATION& ROSCOMMON SHOW
The Roscommon Irish Draught Yearling Filly All Ireland Championship
Part of the Horse Sport Ireland National Showingseries.
Sponsored By Hannons Hotel Roscommon Prize Fund €2000.
- Entries are confined to: Yearling Fillies registered in the IrishHorse Register with the breed codes ID; Fillies must be sired by a stallion that is classified as CLASS 1 /Class 2/ RID (GB) /RID (Can) /Grade 2 (GB)
- Fillies must have both sire and dam recorded on their passport
- Exhibitors to both the qualifier & Final must have their animalspassport avail able for inspection prior to entry to Judging Ring Failure to comply with this rule will lead to immediate disqualification.
- One Animal in each qualifying class may be selected to compete in the final pro vided the judges and the I.S.A. agree the standard is high enough.
- One of the judges at the qualifying show must be a qualifiedIrish Draught Horse Judge.
- Passports & Microchips should be read by a Vet at the Final
- Animals Qualified for Final are not eligible to enter any other class at show where final is held other than qualifying classes for other Finals
- These rules should be read in conjunction with the General I.S.A. Rules.
ENTRY FEE:Qualifying Show; – €10. To Final; – €20
PRIZES Champion €500: 2nd €300: 3rd €200: 4th €150 5th €125: 6th €100 7th to€50.
A prize will be presented for Combination of Best Turned Out Animal & Most Suitably Dressed Handler.
Ridden Classes begin at 2.00pm
All Prizes in Pony Section 1st – €50. 2nd – €40. 3rd – €30 (unless otherwise stated)
ENTRY FEES: €10
All classes Open to All Breeds of Pony, unless otherwise stated.
Passports must be available for inspection
Open Classes/Qualifiers—Contact Bernie @ 087 68410777
Ring 1: In Hand Classes; Ring 2: Ridden Pony Classes
Class 29:Best Brood Mare not exceeding 148cm, in Foal or Foal at foot
Registered name and number must be included on Entry Forms
Class 30Best Foal, Colt or Filly – Progeny of class 29 – Sire to be named –
Class 31: Mare & Foal Combination Championship
Sponsored by Longford Tiles & Bathrooms
Mare not to exceed 148cm
Judged Mare 60%, Foal 40%
1st: €60, 2nd: €50, 3rd: €40
Class 32: Best yearling filly , colt or gelding not exceeding 148cm
Class 33: Best 2 year old Colt, Gelding or Filly shown in hand, not exceeding 148cm
Class 34. Best Pony, any age, not exceeding 148cm
Class 35.Best Pony not exceeding 138cm.
Class 36: Best Pony not exceeding 128cm
Class 37.Best Miniature Pony. ( i.e. Small Horses )
Class 38Best Coloured Pony not exceeding 148cm.
Class 39: FREE CLASS—Best Pony & Handler under 16. Combined Adjudication Class 50/50
Class 40; In hand Championship—1st and 2nd Prizewinners from classes above.
Winner will be awarded the Don D’alton Perpetual Cup, sash,rosette & €40
Reserve Champion will receive sash, rosette & €30
RIDDEN PONY CLASSES
Contact Caroline @ 086 827 5291
Mary Leyden, Castlecoote Lodge, Roscommon
Saoirse Saddlery, Creagh, Ballinasloe
Essentially Equestrian, Athlone
Antley Equestrian, Laurenstown, Ballinasloe
Arden Equestrian, Athlone
Class 41. Lead Rein Ponies, Mares or Geldings 4 Yr Old and over, not exceeding 128cm. Riders under 8 on 1st January this year.
Class 42: First Ridden Ponies: Mares or Geldings, 4 years or over, not exceeding 133cm. Riders shall be under 10 @ 1 January 2016. Rider must be able to ride unaided. Children will not be asked to canter but may provide an individual show
Class 43: Ridden Mountain & Moorland Ponies Ridden Class for Mares and Geldings 4 years and older. Mixed Height. Riders under 16 on 1st January of this year.
Class 44 : Family Pony, Open to mares and geldings 4 years and over. Riders under 16 on 1st January of this year. Restricted to Counties Roscommon, Westmeath & Longford.
Prizes in kind.
Class 45: COMBINED SHOW CLASS.
Riding Class for mares and geldings, 4 years and over. Riders age must be appropriate to the Pony’s height in accordance with IPS rules.
Class 46: Open Ridden Connemara Class
For mares and geldings, 4 years and older. Ponies must be registered with the Connemara Pony Society. Riders must have been under 16 on 1st January of this year. Ponies not to exceed 148cm.
Class 47: Best Fine Hunting Pony Sponsored by Mary Leyden, Castlecoote Lodge: for mares and geldings 4 years and older. Ponies not to exceed 148cm. Ponies will be judged on their performance, conformation and suitability for a child to hunt. THIS IS NOT A SHOW CLASS. Restricted to counties Roscommon, Longford and Westmeath.
BEST TURNED OUT PONY & RIDER CLASS
Mares and geldings, 4 years and over. Riders must have been under 16 on 1st January of this year. Restricted to counties Roscommon, Longford and Westmeath. Prizes in kind
CHAMPION RIDDEN PONY OF THE SHOW- Will receive the John Mooney Perpetual Cup, Rosette & Sash. Reserve will receive sash and rosette. Open to 1st & 2nd Prizewinners of Classes 45 to 54.
IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE COUNTY ROSCOMMON HUNT
Contact: Micheal 086 248 1630 or Orla : 086 314 7318
Cross country course against the clock.
Confined to Ponies & riders under 15 yrs of age.
Entries taken on the day
Info @ 0863147318
Start time 2.30pm
All Prizes: 1st – €15. 2nd – €10. 3rd – €5
Entry Fee – €5
Class 48. Best Donkey any age, shown in Hand
Class 49 Best Donkey Foal.
THE IRISH SHOWS ASSOCIATION& BALLINASLOE SHOW SOCIETY PRESENT
The All Ireland Donkey Mare Championship
Sponsored by:Gerry Strong & John Harney. Prize Fund: €600
Rules and Conditions
1.Championship is for Donkey Brood Mare, with or without Foal at foot.
2.Exhibitors must have the Dams passport, (in accordance with EU legislation for all entries which includes Donkeys), ready for inspection at the Qualifying Show and Final.
3.Donkeys may qualify if the Judges & the I.S.A agree that the standard is high enough.
4.rules should be read in conjunction with the Irish Shows Association Rules.
Entry fee to Qualifying show €7 to Final €10
PRIZES: 1st €200; 2nd €150; 3rd €100;th €75;th €50;6th€25.prize will be presented for Combination of Best Turned out Donkey and Most Suitably Dressed Handler.
Final: Ballinasloe Show – Saturdayrd September 2017
Prizes: 1st – €75. 2nd – €50. 3rd – €45. Entry Fee €5.00
Class 50: Traditional Road Cart Competition – Road Carts only, no sulkies
Class 51: Driving for Style and Appearance in a traditional vehicle – Round Trap, Gig or Sidecar
Class 52: Best turned out handler and vehicle in Classes 57 & 58