Information for IDHS(GB) Showing Classes

RULES & WORDING FOR IDHS(GB) SHOWING CLASSES?
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RULES AND GUIDELINES FOR SHOW SECRETARIES 2019

 
All Irish Draught flat Ridden classes are qualifiers for THE BLUE CHIP and IDHS (GB) £2000 CHALLENGE

All hunter, cob and riding horse classes at SHB (GB) and BSHA affiliated shows can be Qualifiers for THE BLUE CHIP and IDHS (GB) £2000 CHALLENGE

All Breeding Classes that include Pure Bred Irish Draught Youngstock are qualifiers for
THE MOORBENNHALL IRISH DRAUGHT YOUNGSTOCK CHALLENGE

The appropriate wording for the above Challenges must be included in the show schedule as illustrated in this document.
 
RULES OF AFFILIATION

A) ALL SHOWS holding Irish Draught classes and/or Qualifiers and awarding Special Incentive Cards in any other classes must pay an affiliation fee to the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) and complete a form agreeing to the Society’s conditions of entry.

B) Shows offering Special Incentive Cards must include the following wording in their schedules: “The Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) will award Special Incentive Cards to the highest placed Irish Draught Pure Bred or Irish Draught Sport Horse in the above/following (delete as appropriate) classes. To be eligible, exhibits must be registered with or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) on either their Irish Draught Breed Register or Irish Draught Sport Horse Register. Registration numbers to be stated on the entry form.”

C) Shows holding Irish Draught classes must state in their schedules that the classes are affiliated to the Society and should include the following wording at the beginning of each section:

Wording for In Hand Classes: “The following classes are affiliated to the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) and only horses registered with or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and in the correct ownership are eligible for entry.
All Pure Bred Breeding and Youngstock In-hand exhibits must be the progeny of a Graded Mare ( ID Class1, Class 2, RID (GB), AID or Supplementary Grade Up Register) and be by a Class 1, Class 2 or RID (GB) stallion on the Irish Draught Breed Register. All Sport Horses must be registered on the Irish Draught Sport Horse Register. The owners of all Pure-bred Irish Draught horses must be full members of the IDHS(GB). This rule does not apply to owners of Irish Draught Sport Horses. Registration numbers to be stated on the entry form and entries will be sent to the IDHS (GB) prior to the Show to confirm eligibility.”

Wording for Ridden Classes: “The following classes are affiliated to the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) and only horses registered with or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and in the correct ownership are eligible for entry. Owners of pure-bred Irish Draughts must be full members of the IDHS(GB). This rule does not apply to owners of Irish Draught Sport Horses. Registration numbers to be stated on the entry form and entries will be sent to the IDHS (GB) prior to the Show to confirm eligibility”.

All competing STALLIONS must be the progeny of a Graded Mare (ID Class1, Class2, RID (GB) AID or Supplementary Grade Up Register) by a Class 1 Class 2 or RID (GB) stallion and be inspected or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and classified as RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 OR be a Registered Irish Draught Sport Horse Stallion, and they must display a red, white and blue ribbon in their tails. All riders of STALLIONS must be 18 years of age or over. All ridden horses must be 153cm (15hh) or over.

D) A proof of the schedule must be sent to the Show Affiliation Secretary for approval before printing, preferably as a Word document and e-mailed to: administrator@idhsgb.com

E) A complete list of the entries for all Irish Draught classes must be sent to the Show Affiliation Secretary for checking before the catalogue goes to print or, if the show takes late entries, the Show Secretary must have sight of the horse’s registration document and send full details to the Show Affiliation Secretary immediately after the show. Any exhibit found not to be correctly registered might be disqualified. Where possible the sire and dam of the animal should be printed in the catalogue.

F) Show Secretaries may use their discretion in combining or splitting classes depending on entry numbers.
Further details for combining classes can be obtained from the Show Affiliation Secretary.


G) Show Secretaries are required to send the results of all Irish Draught classes to the Show Affiliation Secretary immediately after the show and also to provide a full list of all ‘Blue Chip’ Qualifiers, (including the names and addresses of the exhibitors), from hunter and sport horse classes on the return sheets supplied.

(The IDHS (GB) encourages the showing of stallions in Ridden classes, however, stallions may be excluded at any show’s discretion according to the show’s own policies or rules.)

 

RULES FOR APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES

 
At all Affiliated Shows the Conformation Judges for both the In Hand and Ridden Irish Draught classes must be taken from the Society’s Conformation Panel of Judges.

For Ridden Classes where two judges are required, the Ride Judge should be taken from the Society’s Panel of Ride Judges, OR, provided prior consent from the Show Affiliation Secretary is obtained, may be taken from the appropriate Ridden Panels of the Sport Horse Breeding of Great Britain (SHB (GB)) and the British Show Horse Association (BSHA). If a change of Judge is necessary the above rules still apply.

Probationary Judges: The Society hopes that Affiliated Shows will allow Probationary Judges to accompany Panel Judges, in both Conformation (In Hand) and Ridden classes. Probationary Judges will not expect to be offered any expenses.

 
IRISH DRAUGHT PURE BRED BREEDING CLASSES
 
(Shows holding Irish Draught classes must state in their schedule that the classes are affiliated to the Society and the following wording must always precede each section of classes. See p.2 Rule C)
 
“The following classes are affiliated to the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) and only horses registered with or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and in the correct ownership are eligible for entry. All Pure Bred Breeding and Youngstock In-hand exhibits must be the progeny of a Graded Mare (ID Class1, Class 2, RID (GB), AID or Supplementary Grade Up Register) and be by a Class 1, Class 2 or RID (GB) stallion on the Irish Draught Breed Register OR registered on the Irish Draught Sport Horse Register. The owners of all Pure-bred Irish Draught horses must be full members of the IDHS (GB). This rule does not apply to owners of Irish Draught Sport Horses. Registration numbers to be stated on the entry form and entries will be sent to the IDHS (GB) prior to the Show to confirm eligibility.”

All 1, 2 and 3 year old COLTS must be bitted and shown by an experienced handler of 18 years of age or over.”
 

Irish Draught Mare and Foal Classes
All exhibits must be the progeny of a Graded Mare (ID Class1, Class 2, RID (GB), AID or Supplementary Grade Up Register) and be by a Class 1, Class 2 or RID (GB) stallion on the Irish Draught Breed Register

Irish Draught Brood Mare - Graded mare, three years old and over, with own foal at foot

Irish Draught Filly or Colt Foal - the produce of a Graded mare entered or eligible for entry in the above class, and eligible for Class 1 on the Irish Draught Breed Register

Irish Draught Mare - Graded mare 4 years old and over, barren or in foal
OR: Combined Mare/Brood Mare Class:

Irish Draught Mare/Brood Mare - Graded mare, three years old and over, with own foal at foot, or Graded mare four years old and over, barren or in foal.
 

IRISH DRAUGHT PURE BRED YOUNGSTOCK CLASSES
 
(Shows holding Irish Draught classes must state in their schedule that the classes are affiliated to the Society and the following wording must always precede each section of classes. See Rule C)

“The following classes are affiliated to the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) and only horses registered with or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and in the correct ownership are eligible for entry. All Pure Bred Breeding and Youngstock In-hand exhibits must be the progeny of a Graded Mare (ID Class1, Class 2, RID (GB), AID or Supplementary Grade Up Register) and be by a Class 1, Class 2 or RID (GB) stallion on the Irish Draught Breed Register OR registered on the Irish Draught Sport Horse Register. The owners of all Pure-bred Irish Draught horses in In-hand classes must be full members of the IDHS(GB). This rule does not apply to owners of Irish Draught Sport Horses. Registration numbers to be stated on the entry form and entries will be sent to the IDHS (GB) prior to the Show to confirm eligibility.”

All 1, 2 and 3 year old COLTS must be bitted and shown by an experienced handler of 18 years of age or over.”

(All Irish Draught Pure Bred Youngstock classes are qualifiers for The Moorbennhall Irish Draught Youngstock Challenge and the following wording must be included in the schedule)


“This show is a Qualifier for The Moorbennhall Irish Draught Youngstock Challenge. The two highest placed Pure Breds from each age group that have not already qualified in Class/ Classes......(please enter class number/s) - yearlings, two year olds and three year olds - eligible for Class 1 on the Irish Draught Breed Register by an ID Class 1 , ID Class 2 or RID (GB) sire, out of a Graded dam will qualify to go forward to the Final which will be held at the IDHS (GB) Annual Breed Show on 17th and 18th August 2019 at Arena UK, Allington, Grantham, Lincolnshire. NG32 2EF. Each qualifier will receive a card. Qualifiers are required to complete an online form at http://idhsgb.com/iForms/qualifiers/qualifiers.php  to inform the IDHS (GB) that they have qualified for the Final. In the Final, there will be three preliminary classes with the two highest placed semi-finalists from each class going forward to the Championship where the Champion will receive £500 and the Reserve Champion £150.”

 
Irish Draught Youngstock Classes

 

All exhibits in Pure Bred Youngstock classes must be the progeny of a Graded Mare (ID Class1, Class 2, RID (GB), AID or Supplementary Grade Up Register) and be by a Class 1, Class 2 or RID (GB) stallion on the Irish Draught Breed Register

All 1, 2 and 3 year old COLTS must be bitted and shown by an experienced handler of 18 years of age or over.”

Irish Draught Yearling - filly, colt or gelding, by an RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 sire out of a Graded dam

Irish Draught Two Year Old - filly, colt or gelding, by an RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 sire out of a Graded dam,

Irish Draught Three Year Old - filly, un-inspected colt or gelding, by an RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 sire out of a Graded dam,

OR: Combined Youngstock Class:

Irish Draught Youngstock - Yearling, two and three year old filly, colt or gelding (three year old colts must be
un-inspected), by an RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 sire out of a Graded dam.

 

IRISH DRAUGHT SPORT HORSE BREEDING AND YOUNGSTOCK CLASSES
 
(please include affiliation wording – see rule C)

“The following classes are affiliated to the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) and only horses registered with or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and in the correct ownership are eligible for entry. All breeding and In-hand exhibits must be EITHER already Graded or eligible for Class 1 on the Irish Draught Breed Register OR registered on the Irish Draught Sport Horse Register. Registration numbers to be stated on the entry form and entries will be sent to the IDHS (GB) prior to the Show to confirm eligibility.”

 
IRISH DRAUGHT SPORT HORSE MARE AND FOAL CLASSES
 
Irish Draught Sport Horse Mare/Brood Mare - Mare, four years old and over, barren, in foal or with own foal at foot, registered on the ID Sport Horse Register, or SID

Irish Draught Sport Horse Filly or Colt Foal - eligible for the ID Sport Horse Register
 
IRISH DRAUGHT SPORT HORSE YOUNGSTOCK CLASSES
 
Irish Draught Sport Horse Yearling - filly, colt or gelding, registered on the ID Sport Horse Register

Irish Draught Sport Horse Two Year Old - filly, colt or gelding, registered on the ID Sport Horse Register

Irish Draught Sport Horse Three Year Old - filly, un-inspected colt or gelding, registered on the ID Sport Horse Register

OR Combined Sport Horse Youngstock class:

Irish Draught Sport Horse Youngstock - Yearling, two and three year old filly, colt or gelding (three year old colts must be un-inspected), registered on the ID Sport Horse Register

 

WORDING FOR COMBINED IRISH DRAUGHT AND IRISH DRAUGHT SPORT HORSE MARE AND FOAL CLASSES AND YOUNGSTOCK CLASSES

 
(please include affiliation wording – see rule C)

“The following classes are affiliated to the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) and only horses registered with or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and in the correct ownership are eligible for entry. All Pure Bred Breeding and Youngstock In-hand exhibits must be the progeny of a Graded Mare (ID Class1, Class 2, RID (GB), AID or Supplementary Grade Up Register) and be by a Class 1, Class 2 or RID (GB) stallion on the Irish Draught Breed Register All breeding and In-hand exhibits must be eligible for Class 1 on the Irish Draught Breed Register OR registered on the Irish Draught Sport Horse Register. The owners of all Pure-bred Irish Draught horses must be full members of the IDHS(GB). This rule does not apply to owners of Irish Draught Sport Horses. Registration numbers to be stated on the entry form and entries will be sent to the IDHS (GB) prior to the Show to confirm eligibility.”

 
Combined Mare and Foal Classes:
 

Irish Draught & ID Sport Horse Mare / Brood Mare - Graded mare, three years old and over, with own foal at foot, or mare four years old and over, barren or in foal, OR mare, four years old and over, barren, in foal or with own foal at foot, registered on the ID Sport Horse Register, or SID.

Irish Draught & ID Sport Horse Filly or Colt Foal - eligible for Class 1 on the Irish Draught Breed Register, OR eligible for the ID Sport Horse Register

 
Wording for Combined Youngstock Class:
 

Irish Draught & ID Sport Horse Youngstock - Yearling, two and three year old filly, colt or gelding, by an RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 sire out of a Graded* dam,

OR - Yearling, two and three year old filly, colt or gelding, registered on the ID Sport Horse Register (NB: all three year old colts must be un-inspected)

All 1, 2 and 3 year old COLTS must be bitted and shown by an experienced handler of 18 years of age or over.”

This show is a qualifier for:
“This show is a Qualifier for The Moorbennhall Irish Draught Youngstock Challenge. The two highest placed Pure Breds from each age group that have not already qualified in Class/ Classes...... (please enter the class number) - yearlings, two year olds and three year olds - eligible for Class 1 on the Irish Draught Breed Register by an RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 sire out of a Graded dam will qualify to go forward to the Final which will be held at the IDHS (GB) Annual Breed Show on 17th and 18th August 2019 at Arena UK, Allington, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 2EF. Each qualifier will receive a card. Qualifiers are required to complete an online form at www.idhsgb.com  to inform the IDHS (GB) that they have qualified for the Final. In the Final, there will be three preliminary classes with the two highest placed semi-finalists from each class going forward to the Championship where the Champion will receive £500 and the Reserve Champion £150."

 

IRISH DRAUGHT MATURITY IN HAND CLASSES

 
Please Note: These classes are intended to be run in conjunction with Irish Draught Ridden Classes to give exhibitors the opportunity to show their horses in more than one class (Ridden and In Hand). The winners of these classes are NOT eligible for inclusion in an Irish Draught In Hand Breeding Championship at the same show. However, if the show chooses to hold two Irish Draught Maturity Classes, instead of a combined class (see below), then a ‘stand-alone’ Irish Draught Maturity In Hand Championship would be in order.

*The two rules regarding stallions MUST be included with the affiliation In Hand wording that must always precede these classes as follows:

“The following classes are affiliated to the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) and only horses registered with or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and in the correct ownership are eligible for entry. All breeding and In-hand and exhibits must be EITHER already Graded or eligible for Class 1 on the Irish Draught Breed Register OR registered on the Irish Draught Sport Horse Register. The owners of all Pure-bred Irish Draught horses in both In-hand and ridden classes must be full members of the IDHS (GB). This rule does not apply to owners of Irish Draught Sport Horses. Registration numbers to be stated on the entry form and entries will be sent to the IDHS (GB) prior to the Show to confirm eligibility.”

“*All competing STALLIONS must be the progeny of a Graded Mare (ID Class1, Class2, RID (GB) AID or Supplementary Grade Up Register) by a Class 1 Class 2 or RID (GB) stallion and be inspected or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and classified as RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 OR be a Registered Irish Draught Sport Horse Stallion, and they must display a red, white and blue ribbon in their tails.

*All STALLIONS must be bitted and shown by an experienced handler of 18 years of age or over.”
 

MATURITY IN HAND CLASSES
 
Irish Draught Maturity In Hand - four years old and over, stallion* (see above), mare or gelding registered on the Irish Draught Breed Register (main studbook)

ID Sport Horse Maturity In Hand - four years old and over, stallion* (see above), mare or gelding registered on the ID Sport Horse Register, or SID

OR: (combined class)

Irish Draught & ID Sport Horse Maturity In Hand - four years old and over, stallion* (see above), mare or gelding registered on the Irish Draught Breed Register (main studbook), OR Irish Draught Sport Horse Register
 
IRISH DRAUGHT RIDDEN CLASSES
 
The following wording and the three rules regarding stallions and minimum height MUST be included in the schedule with the Ridden affiliation wording that must precede all Ridden classes.

“The following classes are affiliated to the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) and only horses registered with or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and in the correct ownership are eligible for entry. The owners of all Pure-bred Irish Draught horses in ridden classes must be full members of the IDHS (GB). This rule does not apply to owners of Irish Draught Sporthorses. Registration numbers to be stated on the entry form and entries will be sent to the IDHS (GB) prior to the Show to confirm eligibility.”

“*All competing STALLIONS must be the progeny of a Graded Mare (ID Class1, Class2, RID (GB) AID or Supplementary Grade Up Register) by a Class 1 Class 2 or RID (GB) stallion and be inspected or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and classified as RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 OR be a Registered Irish Draught Sport Horse Stallion, and they must display a red, white and blue ribbon in their tails.

*All riders of STALLIONS must be 18 years of age or over. All ridden horses must be 153cm (15hh) or over.”

Only the following
flat ridden Irish Draught and Irish Draught Sport Horse classes are qualifiers for the Blue Chip and IDHS (GB) £2,000 Challenge. If classes are combined two qualifiers should be selected, and the wording adjusted to show this. The following wording for the Blue Chip Challenge should be included in the schedule immediately above or below the Qualifying classes.

“This show is a Qualifier for the Blue Chip & Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) £2,000 Challenge.
The highest placed horse (not already qualified) from each of the above/following (delete where appropriate) Classes....... (please enter the class numbers) will qualify for the Final of the Blue Chip & IDHS (GB) £2,000 Challenge which will be held at the IDHS (GB) Annual Breed Show on 17th – 18th August 2019 at Arena UK, Allington, Grantham, Lincolnshire. NG32 2EF.
N.B: A horse may only qualify for the Final once, regardless of the type or number of classes won, placed in or entered.

Each qualifier will receive a card and a £10 voucher from Blue Chip. Qualifiers are required to complete an online form at http://idhsgb.com/iForms/qualifiers/qualifiers.php  to inform the IDHS (GB) that they have qualified for the Final. In the Final, the Champion will be awarded £1,000 prize money, a trophy and a Blue Chip rug. The Reserve Champion will be awarded £500 and 3rd to 7th inclusive will be awarded £100 each. In addition, the highest placed Pure Bred Irish Draught will receive a trophy and £100, the highest placed 158cm (15.2hh) and under will receive a trophy and £50, the highest placed Sport Horse will receive a trophy and £50, and the highest placed *Amateur Produced and Ridden Horse will receive £50 a silver salver and a rug.”

 
IRISH DRAUGHT RIDDEN CLASSES
 
Ridden Irish Draught - 4 years old and over, *stallion (see rules), mare or gelding registered on the Irish Draught Breed Registers (main studbook)

Ridden Irish Draught Sport Horse - 4 years old and over, *stallion (see rules), mare or gelding registered on the ID Sport Horse Register, or SID

Open Ridden Small - 4 years old and over, *stallion (see rules), mare or gelding, not to exceed 158cm registered on the Irish Draught Breed Registers (main studbook), or ID Sport Horse Register

Open Ridden Cob Including Maxi Cobs - 4 years old and over, *stallion (see rules), mare or gelding registered on the Irish Draught Breed Registers (main studbook), or ID Sport Horse Register


(In the event of large entries classes may be split according to age – i.e. 4 – 6 yr olds and 7yrs and over)
 
IRISH DRAUGHT PERFORMANCE HORSE CLASS
 
Shows that wish to hold this class please apply to the Show Affiliation secretary for the rules and scoresheet

Please include the required rules in respect of competing stallions with the Ridden affiliation wording that must precede all Ridden classes, including Irish Draught Performance and Working Hunter Classes:

“The following classes are affiliated to the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) and only horses registered with or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and in the correct ownership are eligible for entry. The owners of all Pure-bred Irish Draught horses in ridden classes must be full members of the IDHS (GB). This rule does not apply to owners of Irish Draught Sport Horses. Registration numbers to be stated on the entry form and entries will be sent to the IDHS (GB) prior to the Show to confirm eligibility.”

“*All competing STALLIONS must be the progeny of a Graded Mare (ID Class1, Class2, RID (GB) AID or Supplementary Grade Up Register) by a Class 1 Class 2 or RID (GB) stallion and be inspected or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and classified as RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 OR be a Registered Irish Draught Sport Horse Stallion, and they must display a red, white and blue ribbon in their tails.

*All riders of STALLIONS must be 18 years of age or over. All ridden horses must be 153cm (15hh) or over.”

Irish Draught Performance Horse - 4 years old and over, stallion (see rules), mare or gelding registered on the Irish Draught Breed Registers (main studbook), or ID Sport Horse Registers
Max fence height: 4 - 6 year olds 85cm, 7 years and over 1.00m

 
IRISH DRAUGHT WORKING HUNTER CLASSES
 
Open Working Hunter - 4 years old and over, stallion (see rules), mare or gelding registered on the Irish Draught Breed Registers (main studbook), or ID Sport Horse Registers
Maximum fence height 1.10m

Novice Working Hunter - 4 years old and over, stallion (see rules), mare or gelding registered on the Irish Draught Breed Registers (main studbook), or ID Sport Horse Registers
Maximum fence height 90cm

*A Novice horse must not have won a total of £100 in any Working Hunter classes

Rules for Irish Draught Working Hunter Classes:
These classes are run under SHB (GB) rules except for fence height and novice horse qualification * and are open to any Irish Draught stallion (see rules), mare or gelding except Grade A Show Jumpers and Advanced Event Horses.
To be judged: Maximum of 120 points: Jumping max 40 pts, Style and presence while jumping max 20 pts, Go round max 20 pts, Ride max 20 pts, Conformation max 20 pts.

N.B: Score sheets will be supplied by the Show Affiliation Secretary to all affiliated shows holding Irish Draught Performance classes and Working Hunter classes.

 
THE BLUE CHIP AND IDHS (GB) £2000 CHALLENGE
 
Details and Wording for hunters, cobs and riding horse classes:

All hunter, cob and riding horse classes at Sport Horse Breeding (GB) and British Show Horse Association (BSHA) affiliated shows can be qualifiers for the Blue Chip & IDHS (GB) £2,000 Challenge:

Qualifiers may be taken from the highest placed horses (with a minimum of 25% proven Irish Draught breeding) competing in small, lightweight, middleweight or heavyweight ridden hunter classes, also ladies hunter, novice hunter, amateur hunter, working hunter and novice working hunter classes at shows affiliated to the Sport Horse Breeding (GB) and in ridden cob, working cob, maxi cob and riding horse classes at shows affiliated to the British Show Horse Association.

The following wording must be included in the schedule in each section where there are Qualifying classes:

“This show is a Qualifier for the Blue Chip & Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) £2,000 Challenge. The highest placed horse (not already qualified) from each of the above/following (delete where appropriate) Classes....... (please enter the class numbers) that is registered or eligible for registration on the Irish Draught or Irish Draught Sport Horse Register, i.e. with a minimum of 25% proven Irish Draught breeding, will qualify for the Final of the Blue Chip & IDHS (GB) £2,000 Challenge. Horses need not be registered with the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) to qualify but must be on the IDHS (GB) Registers by the time of the Championship which will be held at the IDHS (GB) Annual Breed Show on ->17th – 18th August 2019 <- at Arena UK, Allington, Grantham, Lincolnshire. NG32 2EF.
N.B: A horse may only qualify for the Final once, regardless of the type or number of classes won, placed in or entered. Each qualifier will receive a card and a £10 voucher from Blue Chip. Qualifiers are required to complete an online form at http://idhsgb.com/iForms/qualifiers/qualifiers.php to inform the IDHS (GB) that they have qualified for the Final. In the Final, the Champion will be awarded £1,000 prize money, a trophy and a Blue Chip rug. The Reserve Champion will be awarded £500 and 3rd to 7th inclusive will be awarded £100 each. In addition, the highest placed Pure Bred Irish Draught will receive a trophy and £100, the highest placed 158cm (15.2hh) and under will receive a trophy and £50, the highest placed Sport Horse will receive a trophy and £50 and the highest placed *Amateur Produced and Ridden Horse will receive £50 a silver salver and a rug.”

PLEASE NOTE: Horses qualifying for the ‘Blue Chip’ at shows held after the closing date for the IDHS (GB) Annual Breed Show will have their Qualifications carried forward to the following year. If this applies to your Show in 2019 please amend the above wording (the relevant sentence is indicated by arrows) each time it appears in your schedule to read as follows “........by the time of the Championship which will be held at the IDHS (GB) Annual Breed Show in 2020 (date and venue to be confirmed)”.
 
Carol Malin
Show Affiliation Secretary
(Updated February 2019)
 
Showing Guidelines for Owners & Exhibitors
Show Qualifiers Form
BSHA Amateur Status Definition  (Blue Chip Challenge)
 

 

 

 

Last Updated Thursday 14 February 2019 

   

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