Caerwys Agricultural Show

8th June 2024

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Shetland Ponies

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Please note: paid entries only permit 2 free adult tickets per vehicle. All other passengers must purchase tickets online or on the gate.

Shetland Ponies

Affiliated to the Shetland Pony Stud Book Society
SPSBS rosettes will be awarded

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 

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

Judging at 9:00am in the Main Ring                                                                                   

Entry Fee: £5.00

Prizes: (rosettes to 6th place)

1st £152nd £133rd £104th £75th £5

Judge: Mr N True, Nantycaws, Camarthen                                 Steward: Rosie Strong

Would all turnout exhibitors please provide commentary notes. 

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 Shetlands Secretary after the Grand Parade. 

  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 in any class (in-hand or performance) at an affiliated show, entire males aged 4 years and over must have an “S” number and have been successfully through either the SPSBS Stallion assessment prior to 2006 or the current SPSBS Voluntary Veterinary Examination. Ridden stallions MUST display a stallion bridle badge. In-hand, colts/stallions of two years old or over must be shown to be bitted and are advised to display a stallion bridle disc which are available to purchase from the SPSBS.
  4. There must be no colts or entire males in the 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 of the current safety standard 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, irrespective of age, in ridden classes, Ridden and driven ponies must be 4 years old and over. In ridden Classes, if a rider falls off at any time whilst in the ring, both pony and rider must leave the ring, the rider dismounted, and take no further part.
A full list of SBSPS rules will be available for exhibitors to read at the Shetlands Secretary’s booth.

Trophies & Special Prizes

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. Kindly sponsored by Flintshire Fabrications, Nerse Farm, Lloc.

A Challenge Tray presented by the Caerwys Show Committee and a cash prize of £25 will be awarded to the Reserve Champion. Kindly sponsored by Flintshire Fabrications, Nerse Farm, Lloc.

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. Kindly sponsored by Synthite Ltd, Alyn Works, Mold.

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. 

Secretary: Lorraine Seville

If you would prefer not to enter online, please download an entry form and email it to the secretary, who will contact you to arrange payment. Alternatively, please fill out the form and send it with payment to the secretary.