Show Jumping

The show jumping arena’s have been an integral part of Somerford Show since the show was founded in 1885. The show jumping runs throughout the day and attracts competitors from far and wide.

There are classes for everyone across all age ranges and this years classes include:

  • Unaffiliated show jumping classes from lead rein to 100/105cm
  • Show Hunter and Working Hunter classes
  • Showing classes including novelty fun classes
  • Gymkhana
  • Clear Round Jumping ring
  • Fancy Dress open to all ages

Download the full schedule and rules for the event here or view online after the entry section below

Please enter using the Horse events website (Link here) or the Sign Up button below

All entries required by WEDNESDAY 11TH AUGUST

All entries are subject to a non-refundable booking fee which will be stated online on a per class basis.

ENTRIES FOR ALL CLASSES WILL BE TAKEN ON THE DAY AT AN EXTRA £2 PER CLASS

Show Jumping

Organizers


| Emma Grierson

Date & Time


14 August 2021

08:00 - 17:00

Show Jumping


BROOK FARM, GREAT SOMERFORD NEAR CHIPPENHAM, WILTSHIRE SN15 5JA

JUDGES

RING 1: MRS J DOWN
RING 2: MARGARET HOPKINS
RING 3: MRG G STURGIS, MRS V MAIDMENT AND MRS C MAIDMENT RING 3: MRS G BRACK (GYMKHANA)

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  1. The Horses will be considered and treated as being in sole charge and custody of the exhibitor during the whole period of the Show and until removed; the Committee will not be responsible for any loss, injury or damage arising from accident or other cause.
  2. The Committee reserve the power to reject or remove any horse or competitor from the Competitio n without being liable for compensation.
  3. The Judges have power to withhold any prize for want of merit or competition in any Class, or divide a prize; and their decision in awarding prizes shall be final.
  4. The Committee will not hold themselves responsible for any accident to any person or perso ns while attending the Show.
  5. No galloping is allowed at any time on the Showground; cantering and trotting is only allowed in the designated warm up areas. This will be strictly enforced by stewards. Persistent offenders will be asked to leave the show.
  6. Any Government covid restrictions in place on the date of the show must be adhered to by all competitors

RING 1

THE VWH HOUNDS WILL PARADE AT APPROXIMATELY 2.30PM

Classes will start at 10.00am in Ring 1

ENTRY FEES: £8 per entry per class except Fancy Dress and Chase Me Charlie which are £5 per entry

Rosettes to 6th place
Prizes in classes 1-6 are kindly sponsored by T H White, Knockdown

CLASS 1 LEADING REIN SHOW JUMPING

Riders 10 years of age and under.

Trophy for winner. Prizes to 3rd place

CLASS 2 40/45CM SHOW JUMPING

Riders 10 years of age and under. Competitors are allowed a helper in the ring but must not be led.

Trophy for winner. Prizes to 3rd place. Special prize for highest placed competitor aged 7 and under

CLASS 3 50/55CM SHOW JUMPING Trophy for winner. Prizes to 3rd place

CLASS 4 60/65CM SHOW JUMPING Trophy for winner. Prizes to 3rd place

CLASS 5 FANCY DRESS 12.30pm approx

Open to all ages

Trophy for winner. Prizes to 3rd place.

CLASS 6 70/75CM SHOW JUMPING Trophy for winner. Prizes to 3rd place

CLASS 7 CHASE ME CHARLIE

Section A Ponies 14.2hh and under Section B Horses over 14.2hh

Trophy for winner of each section.
1
st Prize: £15 2nd Prize: £10 3rd Prize: £5 in each section

CLASS 8 80/85CM SHOW JUMPING Trophy for winner.
1
st Prize: £25 2nd Prize: £15 3rd Prize: £10

CLASS 9 90/95CM SHOW JUMPING

The ‘Jean Hicks’ Memorial Cup and a rug will be presented to the winner 1st Prize: £25 2nd Prize: £15 3rd Prize: £10

Rug and prize money kindly sponsored by Somerford Plumbing Limited

CLASS 10 100/105CM SHOW JUMPING THE SOMERFORD SHOW CHAMPIONSHIP

A rug will be presented to the winner.
1
st Prize: £35 2nd Prize: £25 3rd Prize: £15

Rug and prize money kindly sponsored by Somerford Plumbing Limited

CLASS 11

RING 2 SHOWING RING

Classes will start at 9.30am in Ring 2 ENTRY FEES: £10 per entry per class

PRIZE MONEY: First Prize £25 – Second Prize £15 – Third Prize £10 NOVICE HUNTER

Sponsored by

For the best Hunter (Mare or Gelding) 4 years and upwards exceeding 15 h.h. not having won a first prize of £25 or a total of £100 before 1st January 2021.

A Special Prize for the best entry being property of a member, subscriber, farmer or puppy walker of the Duke of Beaufort’s or VWH Hunts.

The Darby Butt Memorial Challenge Cup will be presented to the winner

CLASS 12 SMALL HUNTER (OPEN)

Sponsored by

exceeding 148cm (14.2hh approx) but not 158cm (15.2hh.approx). Entries may be required to be measured or produce a valid height certificate.

The Prince Penny Challenge Cup will be presented to the winner

CLASS 13 OPEN HUNTER

Sponsored by

For the best Hunter (Mare or Gelding) 4 years and upwards over 158cm (15.2hh approx).

The Major P Sturgis Challenge Cup will be presented to the winner

CLASS 14 OPEN WORKING HUNTER PONY

Sponsored by

For ponies not exceeding 15hh. Fences max. 70cm

Special Prize and rosette for best entry ridden by competitor aged 16 and under

Immediately after Class 12 the Hunter Championship for the horses placed first and second in Classes, 10, 11 & 12 will be held, the winner to receive The Stanley Clark Perpetual Challenge Cup.

CLASS 15 NOVICE WORKING HUNTER

Sponsored by

For Mares or Geldings 4 yrs old or over exceeding 153cm (15hh approx.) not having won a first prize of £25 or a total of £100 before January 1st 2021. Fences max. 80cm

CLASS 16 OPEN WORKING HUNTER

Sponsored by Simon Graley

For Mares or Geldings 4 yrs old or over exceeding 153cm (15hh approx.). Fences max. 95cm

The ‘Nipper Constance’ Challenge Cup will be presented to the winner

RING 3 SPONSORED BY TH WHITE KNOCKDOWN Classes will start at 9.30am in Ring 3

ENTRY FEES: £5 per entry per class Rosettes to 6th place

CLASS 17 LEADING REIN PONY
Trophy for winner. Prizes to 3
rd place. Rosettes for all entries

CLASS 18 FAMILY PONY
Trophy for winner. Prizes to 3
rd place

CLASS 19 BEST TURNED OUT Trophy for winner. Prizes to 3rd place

CLASS 20 PRETTIEST MARE Trophy for winner. Prizes to 3rd place

CLASS 21 HANDSOMEST GELDING Trophy for winner. Prizes to 3rd place

CLASS 22 HORSE OR PONY THE JUDGE WOULD MOST LIKE TO TAKE HOME Trophy for winner. Prizes to 3rd place

GROUP ‘A’

RING 3 – GYMKHANA COMMENCING AT 1.30PM APPROX. ENTRY FEES: £1.50 per event or £5 per 5 events

ENTRIES TAKEN AT THE RING Rosettes to 6th place

5 YEARS AND UNDER (Must be Led)

  • Walking
  • Ride and Run
  • Walk and Trot
  • Sweet Race
  • Monte Carlo for Non Rosette Winners GROUP ‘B’ 8 YEARS AND UNDER (Must be Led)
  • Bending
  • Ride and Run
  • Sack Race
  • Potato Race
  • Musical Sacks GROUP ‘C’ 12 YEARS AND UNDER
  • Bending
  • Ride and Run
  • Sack Race
  • Potato Race
  • Musical Sacks

RING 4 – CLEAR ROUND SHOWJUMPING

COMMENCING AT 10AM ENTRY FEE: £3

Rosettes to all Clear Rounds