03 Jul 2021
Entries close Monday 5th July at 6pm
We are delighted to announce that (with a little help from good neighbours), we will be in a position to stage the Irish Sporthorse Studbook All-Ireland Young Show Person Competition this year, Sponsored by Horse Sport Ireland. This fantastic competition, with a prize-fund of €1400 will take place on Sunday 11th July at Cork Showgrounds, by kind permission of Cork Summer Show. The venue may be different but the aim is the same.
Aim of Class:
The Young Show Person Championship is open to exhibitors aged from 16 to 23 years. This is a key age to keep young people engaged in showing and in the general sport horse industry.
Class Eligibility Criteria:
The Young Show Person Championship is open to exhibitors aged from 16 to 23 years as of 1st January 2021. Entrants are free to show any type of horse or pony, provided they are registered in an approved studbook. The animal will not be judged.
Format of Class:
This championship will be run on a direct entry system. Entrants will show their animal in hand and will be judged under the following criteria:
• Demonstrable understanding of safety when handling and showing horses
• Skill in showing their animal in hand (walk, trot up, stand for conformation assessment)
• Overall impression (including appropriate attire and turnout)
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, there will be no interview, but competitors should be aware that they may be asked a couple of questions about their horse or pony and their general interest in showing and breeding.
Prize Fund: €1400
1st: €500 + The Eleanor Moore Perpetual Trophy, 2nd €400, 3rd €200, 4th €150, 5th €100, 6th €50
All competitors will receive a commemorative rosette.
Class will take place on Sunday 11th July
Entry Fee €20
Go to the following link to enter. It is class E33