198 – 199 | The Nettex Working Hunter Classes

Any horse which has qualified as a Grade A Showjumper or Advanced Event Horse as at 1st January in the current year is not eligible to compete. Working Hunters, entered from the UK must be owned and ridden by Members of Sport Horse Breeding of Great Britain. All entries must be registered on SHB (GB) 2015 Show Hunter Register and the registration number quoted on the entry form. To be judged under the Regulations of SHB (GB) Members Book 2015 – Working Hunters. Maximum height of fences 3’9”. Marks will be allocated as follows: Penalties to be awarded as follows: Actual Jumping 40 points Jumping Knockdown 10 faults Jumping Style and Presence 20 points First Refusal 15 faults Ride / Manners 20 points Second Refusal 20 faults Conformation 20 points Third Refusal / Fall of Horse or Rider Elimination No change of rider or tack will be allowed. No hind boots or bandages of any description are allowed in the collecting ring, warm-up or the actual class. Exhibitors are allowed to enter up to two horses but following the jumping phase it will be up to the exhibitor to select only one horse to take forward into the ridden and conformation section if required. On completion of the jumping phase, ALL CLEAR ROUNDS and any other horses the judges may require will be asked to return to the ring. In the event of a tie in marks, the conformation marks will take precedence, followed by the ride mark, followed by the style mark. The only horses eligible to compete are those which have been placed first, second or third in a Working Hunter class where one class is offered, or in the case of two Working Hunter classes the four horses forward for the Championship will qualify, at any one of the qualifying shows. Where one Working Hunter class is offered no horse lower than third will qualify. Stallions competing must wear a red, white and blue ribbon in their tails.

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