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2012 SPSS Young Jumping Pony  Championship

 

part of the IPS Auction Event

 

Saturday 27th October 2012

 

South View Competition & Training Centre, Winsford Road, Wettenhall, Cheshire CW7 4DL

The 2012 Open Young Jumping Pony Championship will take place on Saturday 27th October as part of the IPS Auction being held at South View Competition & Training Centre, Cheshire.  The classes are open to 4, 5 and 6 year old ponies up to and including 148cms (149 cms with shoes) in height and riders can be any age  (including adults).  The SPSS Young Eventing Pony Championship and the Parys Horses Open Small Young Eventing Horse Championship are also being held at South View on the same day.  There is also a class for people not wanting to jump but who still want their young pony or small horse assessed as an eventer - click here for more information.  A report on last year's event with results is available here

2011 Champion

5 year old Rotherwood Signature and 8 year old rider Maisey Sloan

 

 

2011 Reserve Champion

6 year old Morrigan Mahraid ridden by Robyn Harris

Entries Open on 19th August and close on 20th October; Entry Fee 15; Late entries accepted (up to Wednesday 24th October) - 2 per class extra - please to let us know if you've sent a late entry!!

 

More information (including downloadable Entry Form) is given below - click on heading to jump to that section:

 

 

Approximate class times will be published here on 25th October. Any questions?  If so please call Philippa Cole on 07834 238610; 01234 708905 or

 

Stabling: Stabling is available, please contact South View on 01270 528684 to book.

 

 

Schedule

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British Showjumping course builder Gillian Milner has been invited to judge and the results of the class will be determined on a score basis with 4 points being allocated for each of the fences cleared and then Gillian will allocated marks out of 10 for each of Style, Temperament and Potential to give an overall score.  Should there be 2 or more ponies on an equal score, then they will be split on their Temperament mark.

 

Each pony will jump once around a course of show jumps.  The maximum fence heights are:

 

Class J1: 4 year old ponies Fences not to exceed 85 cms

Class J2: 5 year old ponies Fences not to exceed 95 cms

Class J3: 6 year old ponies Fences not to exceed 1.05 cms

 

Fences in all classes will be lowered by 10cms for ponies on or below 138cms in height.

 

Entry Fee 15

Entries close on 20th October - late entries are 2 extra per entry.

Download Entry Form here

General Rules (including Eligibility)

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6 year old Portmead Amulet ridden by Lawrence Queen

 

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* No qualification required.
* Class open to PONIES only.
* Ponies up to and including 148cm in height (149cm with shoes).
* Ponies may be of known or unknown breeding and do not need to be registered with the SPSS. Where ponies have a pedigree, please enclose a copy of this with the entry form (so that breeding information can be published).
* Open to both British Showjumping (BS) registered and non-registered ponies, owners & riders need not be BS members.
* Riders any age (including adults); size of rider to be appropriate for size of pony.
* To be run under BS rules (including those on tack & competitors dress).
* No lunging
* Protective Headwear must be worn at all times while mounted (but does not have to have a BE or other "hat tag").

2011 Champion Jumping Pony

5 year old Rotherwood Signature and 8 year old rider Maisey Sloan, proudly modelling their many rosettes!

Special Prizes
* Rosettes to 6th place in each class
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Prize Money per class of depending on entries. Less than 3 entries, no prize money;  3 to 5 entries, 40 to winner; 6 to 8 entries, 40 to winner and 30 to second; 9 or more entries, 40 to winner, 30 to second and 20 to third.

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SPSS Thermatex Rug, Sash and extra Rosette to overall Champion

* Wish Bands beaded browband, SPSS polo shirt and extra Rosette to overall Reserve Champion
* Wish Bands vouchers for top scoring pony in each age group
* Lesson with Ken Pritchard to winner of 6 year old class
* Lesson with Taylor Croke to highest scoring Pony Club member (membership number to be given on entry form and Pony Club tie to be worn)
* 30 Acre House Equestrian voucher to highest scoring registered M&M
* The Shop @ Keysoe "Goody Bag" containing shampoo, sponge, comb and hoof pick for best turned out pony & rider
* Clear Round rosettes
* SPSS Teddy to youngest rider (date of birth to be given on entry form)
Entry Form and other downloads

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4 year old  Moonbeam ridden by Robyn Harris

 

5 year old Morrigan Spice

Click here to download the Schedule & Entry Form in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Format

 

Click here to download the Adobe PDF reader if you don't have it already.

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Sponsors

 

Many thanks to the prize sponsors:

 

Wish Bands, who have generously donated a beaded browband to the Reserve Champion and vouchers to the top scoring 4, 5 and 6 year old ponies.

 

Ken Pritchard, the Anglesey-based trainer and father of international pony show jumper Christie Pritchard has generously donated a lesson to the winner of the 6 year old class.

 

Taylor Croke, a young Irish trainer based in Anglesey has also generously donated a lesson to the highest placed Pony Club member. Taylor is excellent with juniors and will travel (within reason!) to give this lesson.

 

Acre House Equestrian, The Plassey Leisure Park, Eyton, Wrexham, LL13 0SP Tel: 01978 781242, have generously donated a 30 voucher to the highest placed Mountain & Moorland registered pony.

 

The Shop @ Keysoe, situated in the College Equestrian Centre at Keysoe and also selling on-line, they are authorised stockists for brands such as Equiline, Spooks, Sonnenreiter, Charles de Nevel, Schockemohle and many more and have generously donated a "Goody Bag" containing shampoo, sponge, comb and hoof pick to the best turned out pony & rider

 

JBH Events, organisers of the IPS Auctions, generously underwrite and organise the event.

 

The Sports Pony Studbook Society

Studbook Office:   The Last House, Keysoe Row West, Keysoe, Bedfordshire MK44 2JJ

Tel: 07703 566066    Email: 

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