SHETLAND PONIES

Secretary / Lorraine Seville

shetlands@caerwys-show.org.uk

Download an entry form here

On the day, please take the RED route to show field.

Affiliated to the Shetland Pony Stud Book Society (see below)

SPSBS rosettes will be awarded.

Judging at 9:00am in the Main Ring

Judge: Mrs D. P. Wright (Threapwood Stud)

Steward: Mrs Mary Williams

Entry Fee: £5.00

Prizes:

1st £15 2nd £12 3rd £10 4th £7 5th £5

Rosettes to sixth place

Championship

The Margaret Pennington Perpetual Memorial Trophy, kindly presented by the late Mr Brian Pennington, Crewe, and a cash prize of £40, will be awarded to the Champion Shetland Pony.

A Challenge Tray presented by the Caerwys Show Committee and a cash prize of £25 will be awarded to the Reserve Champion.

The Cefn Melyn Trophy kindly presented by Mrs F. M. Williams in memory of her late husband Mr Brynle Williams will be awarded to the Best Miniature Shetland together with a cash prize of £40.

The Claylands Trophy for the best Gelding in the Shetland Pony Classes kindly presented by the Claylands Shetland Pony Stud in memory of Claylands Crystal.

Classes:

SP1 Standard Stallion or Gelding, 4 years old and over

SP2 Standard Barren Mare, 4 years and over

SP3 Standard Brood Mare, 4 years and over, with own foal at foot

SP4 Standard Yearling colt, filly or gelding

SP5 Standard 2 year or 3 year old colt, filly or gelding

SP6 Miniature stallion or Gelding, 4 years old or over not exceeding 34”

SP7 Miniature Barren Mare, 4 years old or over not exceeding 34”

SP8 Miniature Brood Mare, 4 years and over, with own foal at foot not exceeding 34”

SP9 Miniature Yearling colt, filly or gelding not to exceed 34” at maturity

SP10 Miniature 2 year or 3 year old colt, filly or gelding not to exceed 34” at maturity

SP11 Coloured Shetland 4 years old or over

SP12 Ridden Shetland on or off lead rein

Junior Championship 1st and 2nd prize winner to go forward for Championship

Senior Championship 1st and 2nd prize winner to go forward for Championship

SPSBS AFFILIATION RULES 2022

  1. Classes must be confined to SPSBS registered ponies. Ponies must be named on the entry form and in the catalogue, if one is produced. Society rosettes must only be given to ponies registered with the Society or to foals eligible for registration.
  2. Three-year-old fillies with foals at foot may not be shown. All foals must be a minimum of three weeks old on the day of the Show. 
  3. In order to enter a stallion class at an affiliated show, entire males aged 4 years old and over must have an “S” number and have been successfully through either the SPS-BS stallion assessment prior to 2006 or the current SPBS voluntary veterinary examination. Ridden stallions MUST display a stallion bridle badge. Inhand, entire males 2 years and over are advised to display a stallion bridle badge. 
  4. There must be no colts or entire males in Young Handlers classes. Children under 14 years old may not show colts (excluding foals) or entire males in in-hand classes. Children under 12 years old on the day of the show may not show entire males in ridden classes. In the interests of safety, hard hats must be worn by all handlers aged 14 years or under in in-hand classes. Exhibitors should not kneel but remain standing while in the ring. Hard hats must be worn by all exhibitors, irrespective of age, in ridden classes. Ridden and driven ponies must be 4 years old or over. In ridden Classes, if a rider falls off at any time whilst in the ring, both pony and rider must leave the ring, rider dismounted, and take no further part.

All exhibitors are respectfully requested to attend the Grand Parade in the Main Ring at 3:00pm.  Only the Section Supreme Champions will be presented with their respective trophies in the Main Ring.  All other class Champions will receive their trophies & prize money from the Cattle Secretary after the Grand Parade.