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2011 SPSS Potential Showjumping Pony and Potential Eventing Pony Championships

 

part of the IPS Auction Event

 

18th September 2011

 

Southview Equestrian Centre,Winsford Road, Wettenhall Cheshire CW7 4DL

The 2011 Open Potential Showjumping Pony and Potential Eventing Pony Championships will take place on Sunday 18th September as part of the IPS Auction being held at Southview Equestrian Centre, Cheshire.  The classes are both 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. 

 

Click here for information (including rules and prizes) on the Potential Showjumping Pony Championships

Click here for information (including rules and prizes) on the Potential Eventing Pony Championships

Click here for the draft timetable for the day

 

Click here for detailed information about Event Pony Entrants

Click here for detailed information about Jumping Pony Entrants

 

Click here for Event Pony Running Order - class starts at 10.30am with Dressage phase followed by Jumping phase

Click here for Jumping Pony Running Order - class starts at 12 noon

 

Click here for more information about the Eventing Class - including rules on whips, boots and how the class will be judged

 

Late entries accepted (up to Friday 16th Sept) - £2 per class extra - please to let us know you've sent an entry!!

2010 Overall Champion SJ Pony

Larchspur Santa Anita, ridden and owned by Sali Parry

Last year's youngest rider, Sali Parry, receiving her SPSS Teddy prize from judge Peter Murphy

Third in the 6 year old class in 2010 was 138cm bay gelding, Knockraheen Thibault,  ridden by Emma Lawton

Potential Showjumping Pony Championships

 

This class will be judged by British Showjumping course builder Gillian Milner 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 1: 4 year old ponies – Fences not to exceed 85 cms

Class 2: 5 year old ponies - Fences not to exceed 95 cms

Class 3: 6 year old ponies - Fences not to exceed 1.05cms

 

Fences in classes 2 & 3 will be lowered by 10cms for ponies on or below 138cms in height.

 

Download Entry Form here

 

Entries close on 13th September - late entries are £2 extra per entry.

 

Rules (including eligibility):

No qualification required.

Ponies up to and including 148 cm in height (149 cm with shoes).

Open to both BS-registered and non-BS registered ponies, owners & riders need not be BS members.

Riders any age; size of rider to be appropriate for size of pony.

To be run under BS rules.

No lunging

Entries to be accompanied by a copy of the pony’s pedigree (so that breeding information can be published).

 

Special Prizes:

Rosettes to 6th place in each section.

Minimum Prize Money per class of £20 to winner; £15 to second; £10 to third

Sash and extra Rosette to overall Champion; extra rosette to overall Reserve Champion.

SPSS Polo Shirt & Cap to rider of winning pony in each class.

SPSS Teddy to youngest rider (date of birth to be given on entry form)

Potential Eventing Pony Championships

 

BE Accredited Trainer, Linda de Matto has been invited to judge this class and each pony will perform a dressage test then jump a course of jumps as follows:

 

Each pony will perform a dressage test then jump a course of jumps as follows:

Class 1: 4 year old ponies – Dressage test BE 92; Fences not to exceed 80 cms

Class 2: 5 year old ponies – Dressage test BE 92 ; Fences not to exceed 90 cms

Class 3: 6 year old ponies – Dressage test BE 101; Fences not to exceed 1m

 

The results of the class will be determined on a score basis with the dressage percentage added to the jumping score. The jumping score will be calculated by points being allocated for each of the fences cleared as well as for the pony’s 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.

 

Download Entry Form here

 

Entries close on 13th September - late entries are £2 extra per entry.

 

Rules (including eligibility):

No qualification required.

Open to ponies up to and including 148 cm in height (149 cm with shoes).

Open to both BE-registered and non-BE registered ponies, owners & riders need not be BE members.

Riders any age; size of rider to be appropriate for size of pony.

To be run under BE rules.

No lunging

Entries to be accompanied by a copy of the pony’s pedigree (so that breeding information can be published).

 

Special Prizes:

Rosettes to 6th place in each section

Minimum Prize Money per class of £20 to winner; £15 to second; £10 to third

£75 first prize in the 6 year old class sponsored by Goodman Agricultural and Horsebox Engineers, £50 - second, £25 third.

£50 voucher for highest placed native pony in 6 year old class provided by D & J Saddlery

Sash and extra Rosette to overall Champion; extra rosette to overall Reserve Champion

SPSS Polo Shirt & Cap to rider of winning pony in each class.

SPSS Teddy to youngest rider (date of birth to be given on entry form)

2010 Reserve Jumping Champion, Loughfadda Portduff with rider Zac Beasley

Overall Champion and Winner of the 6 Year old Class, Larchspur Santa Anita, ridden and owned by Sali Parry

Draft Timetable

 

Adjustments may be made as entries come in, so times may vary a little.

8.30am Venue open for trials and viewing and anyone wanting to get their pony used to the scenery!
10.30am Outdoor arena SPSS Potential Event Pony Championship
12.00 Indoor arena SPSS Potential Jumping Pony Championship
1.00pm IPS £1,000 Challenge
2.00pm Warm up jumping class
3.00pm Junior Handicap
4.30pm Ridden display, Dressage to music with Graded Dutch Pony Stallion Eindershof Jamai and Rialto Presented by Maelor Equestrian Team
5.00pm Auction

 

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

Tel: 07703 566066    Email: 

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