Horse Show - Rules

 

 

 

 

Dunsford Horse and Pony Show Rules

 

 

  • Neither the Committee nor the land Owners accept responsibility for any accident, loss or damage to any person, horse or property how so ever caused.
  • The Judges decision is FINAL.
  • The Judge with regards to lameness or fitness is FINAL and competitors will be asked to leave the ring and not compete in any further classes.
  • Ridden horse and ponies MUST be four years or older.
  • Children MUST have had their 3rd birthday before 1st January 2012 to participate in ridden events.
  • The committee reserves the right to amend, amalgamate or cancel any class any class or to refuse any entry without stating the reason.
  • It is the competitors responsibility to ensure that they arrive on time for classes. Once entries have commenced, further entries will NOT be allowed.
  • NO refunds will be made for missed or cancelled classes unless at Show Secretaries discretion.
  • Hard hats to be recommended standards MUST be worn by ALL persons riding on the show field.
  • It is recommended that competitors wear back protectors in jumping classes.
  • Competitors must be correctly and appropriately attired for entry to classes.
  • NO colts or stallions.
  • Strictly NO galloping on the show field.
  • Strictly NO spurs or schooling whips, riders will be banned for misuse of whips or for unacceptable language or behaviour.
  • Please dispose of all litter in bins provided.
  • All competitors and spectators attend at their own risk. 
  • All vehicles parked at their owner's risk.
  • Dogs MUST be kept on a lead at all times.
  • The committee asks that dog owners be respectful of the land owner and MUST clean up after them.
  • Please note that areas of the show field are out of bound for safety reasons (this includes in front of the secretary tent). Any competitor or spectator who ignores this will be asked to leave the show field.
  • Any complaint must be handed to the secretary's tent in writing, on the day of the show along with a deposit of £10 which will be refunded if the complaint is upheld.