Conveners: Mr W Allan, Freuchie; Mr B Duncan, Balmalcolm; Mrs L Wilson, Ceres
Please note that rings and timings will be confirmed once entries close.
*** PLEASE BE AWARE THAT PRIZE MONEY FOR THE HEAVY HORSE SECTION WILL NOT BE ISSUED UNTIL AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE PARADE OF PRIZEWINNERS OR 3p.m, WHICHEVER IS LATER***
**PLEASE ENSURE YOU ENTER THE HORSE/PONY IN THE NAME SHOWN IN HIS/HER PASSPORT**
All passports must be carried to the Show. It is the responsibility of the Exhibitor to ensure that all equines are fit and well, currently showing no signs of illness, or having shown any signs of illness within the previous 10 days. This policy will be under regular review.
The Fife Show is affiliated to and/or holds qualifiers for the following Societies/Championships: Blair Castle Ridden Clydesdale Series; British Ridden Heavy Horse Society (Equifest); Clydesdale Horse Society; Highland Pony Society; HOYS (Horse of the Year Show); NPS Scotland; and the Shetland Pony Stud-Book Society. See Notes below, or individual sections, for further information.
All classes are open to members and non-members of these Associations and Societies. If entering qualifiers, please ensure that you comply with the Rules & Requirements of the individual bodies.
Animals entered in Clydesdale, Highland and Shetland Classes must be registered (or eligible for registration - foals) in the pure-bred section of their respective Breed Societies.
All animals must be named on the entry form, with the exception of foals born after the entry is submitted. Foals must be at least three weeks old on the day of the Show. NOTE: Brood Mares who have lost their foals in the year of exhibition may compete in the class on provision of a Veterinary Certificate stating that the foal died or was prevented, owing to illness or accident, from being shown. Substitutes, for the same class ONLY, may be made if an animal entered is unable to come forward. The Secretary MUST be advised by noon on Thursday 16th May of the new animal's name.
Hats: with regard to British Standards please follow the rules of the affiliated body connected to the section in which you are competing. If a class is not affiliated to any particular body, then current British standards apply: PAS 015 (2011) and VG1 both with BSI Kitemark; ASTM F1163 2004a onwards with SEI mark; SNELL E2016 with official SNELL label and number; AS/NZS 3838 2006 onwards with SAI Global mark; EN1384 2023 with BSI Kitemark.
IN HAND CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Gavin Reekie (Perpetual) Challenge Cup will be awarded for the best animal in the In-Hand Native Pony sections (Highland, Shetland, and Registered Pure-Bred Mountain & Moorland). Judged Ring 6 at 1p.m. by Mrs Jane Reid.
The Supreme In-Hand Horse/Pony Championship - £70 to Champion; £30 to Reserve. Kindly sponsored by DP&L TRAVEL. Judged Ring 6 at 1p.m. by Mrs Jane Reid.
The Champion will be eligible to take part in the Champion of Champions, with £100 awarded to the Overall Show Champion, kindly sponsored by QUAKER. To be Judged in the Main Ring at 2.30p.m, using a points system, by the five Judges from the following sections: Sheep Interbreed, Pedigree Cattle Interbreed, Dairy Cattle, Commercial Cattle, Supreme In-Hand Horse/Pony.
Grand Parade of Livestock will be at 2.45pm in the Main Ring. All Prizewinners to parade.
AFFILIATIONS & QUALIFIERS
NPS SCOTLAND QUALIFIERS - RULES 2024
To be run under NPS SCOTLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS RULES 2024. These rules clarify areas particular to NPS Scotland. We also run to the Rules of the National Pony Society. Copies of these rules can be found on our website www.npsscotland.co.uk Exhibitors are deemed to be conversant with these rules.
Horse of the Year Show (HOYS)
Class 100A. is a qualifier for the HOYS Driven Heavy Horse of the Year Championship and the entry fee includes a £18 HOYS contribution.
Class 102 is a qualifier for the HOYS Ridden Heavy Horse of the Year Championship and the entry fee includes a £18 HOYS contribution.