Guide price 1500 euro, Please contact 0861452288
(Anyone who won a rosette or rosettes and was unable to collect it on the night at the Points Awards can send a stamped addressed A4 or A5 envelope to Ciara O’Connell, Suaimhneas, Aughmacart, Cullohill, Co. Laois R32Y8C7 for it to be sent out to you).
Junior Best Rider 2017 Lauren Hincks
Junior Best Rider 2017 Aoibhinn Ruane
Junior Best Rider 2017 Natasha Blanchfield
Junior Working Hunter 2017: Rose Scanlan & Marmite.
U-143cm Pony: Lauren Hincks & Barriossa Fusilier.
O-143cm Pony: Laura Jackson & Donode Dusty.
New Member Award. Laura Jackson. Reserve Emma Simmons.
New Partnership Award: Laura Jackson & Donode Dusty. Reserve Emma Simmons and Rosslodge Kingsmill.
Double Diamond Dressage Award: Tara Quill Manley & Carrowkeel Jack, reserve Megan Quigley & With or Without You
Ladies Working Hunter: Alicia Devlin-Byrne & King Flagmount, Reserve Sorcha Meehan & Ann’s Joy
Rosemary English Caplice, Nicola Roden Loyalty Award
Tracey Bourke Shine, Nicola Roden Loyalty Award
Overall Best Lady Rider, Esme Mansergh Wallace
Irish Draught Award 2017, King Flagmount, Reserve Paulank Pride.
Irish Sport Horse Award 2017, Inis Faith, Reserve Mr Shakespeare
Thoroughbred Award 2017, Fit For Anything
Connemara Pony Award 2017, Donode Dusty, reserve Rosslodge Kingsmill
Versatility Award, Inis Faith and Rosscon Camille joint winners
Members who qualified for the RDS 2017
Amory McMahon, Inis Faith
Annie Kavanagh, General Rossalougha
Suzanne O’Brien, Hardingville Darcy
Esme Mansergh Wallace, Kilbride Billy Jo
Ciara O’Connell, Fit for Anything
Jessica O’Brien, My Fair Lady
Thomasina O’Reilly, Rosscon Camille
Alicia Devlin Byrne, Bertraghboy Heaven
Dani Murphy, Thornfield Dubh
Sorcha Meehan, Anne’s Joy
Laura Jackson, Donode Dusty
Rebecca Rafter, Fletcher
Polly Holohan, Miss Nell Gwynn
Amory McMahon, Clonyhea Clancy
Lyndsey O’Brien, Mr Shakespeare
Claire Connors, Rehy I’m A Star
Alicia Devlin Byrne, King Flagmount
Megan Quigley, With Or Without You
Emily Sayers, Forest Guy
Sarah Neville, Doree Liath
Junior Show Points:
1st Laura Jackson and Donode Dusty
2nd Emma Lorraine Simmons and Rosslodge Kingsmill
3rd Tara Quill Manley and Poulcoin Spirit
4th Chloe GLynn and Yealand Pilgrim
5th Lauren Hincks and Barriossa Fusilier
6th Aoibhinn Ruane and Brilliant Bruce
7th Natasha Blanchfield and Shannonbay Star
8th Annie Kavanagh and General Rossalougha
9th Rose Scanlon and Marmite
Ladies Show Points
1st Amory McMahon and Inis Faith
2nd Alicia Devlin Byrne and King Flagmount
3rd Joint: Lyndsey O’Brien and Mr Shakespeare, Esme Mansergh Wallace and Kilbride Billy Jo
4th Sorcha Meegan and Anne’s Joy
5th Rebecca Rafter and Roanwood Mick Dundee
6th Jessica O’Brien and My Fair Lady
7th Claire Connors and Rehy I’m a Star
8th Ciara O’Connell and Fit for Anything
9th Sarah Killeen and St Joseph
10th Amory McMahon and Cloneyhea Clancy
11th Suzanne O’Brien and Hardingville Darcy
12th Megan Quigley and With Or Without You
13th Alicia Devlin Byrne and Bertraghboy Heaven
14th Megan Quigley and Paulank Pride
2018 Membership Form now available, please click here:
All membership forms e-mailed back to email@example.com by the end of February (followed up by payment of appropriate fee) will receive 2x tickets to Tattersalls International Horse Trials 2018 which will be e-mailed to members 2 weeks in advance of the event.
Members are invited to the AGM and points awards which will take place in the offices of Horse Sport Ireland on Friday 9th February at 7pm. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by 2nd February so that we may arrange refreshments etc.
Junior Side Saddle Class, affiliated to Side Saddle Ireland: To be ridden side saddle by riders under 20 on 1st January on ponies not exceeding 153cm. The class shall be judged on manners, conformation, way of going, and rider’s ability. Riders must wear an approved harnessed hat. A Side Saddle Ireland rosette will be presented to the 4 highest placed members in the class. A Best Rider rosette will be presented to the ‘Best Rider’ among those members.
Ladies Side Saddle Class, affiliated to Side Saddle Ireland: To be ridden side saddle by ladies in hunting costume. The horses shall be judged on the basis of elegant appearance, perfect manners and ability to give the judge a smooth ride. Riders must be aged 16 years or over on the 1st of January of the current year on horses exceeding 153cm. A Side Saddle Ireland rosette will be presented to the 4 highest placed members in the class. A Best Rider rosette will be presented to the ‘Best Rider’ among the members.
Ladies Side Saddle Versatility Class, affiliated to Side Saddle Ireland: To be ridden side saddle by ladies in hunting costume. For horses 148 cm and over, riders must have reached their 14th birthday by 1st January of the current year. The rider’s ability and turnout, and the way of going, manners and movement of the horse will be considered as part of the adjudication. The class shall be judged as an overall picture of elegance presented by the rider and the horse. Each rider shall give an individual show not exceeding two minutes which should include walk, trot, canter and extended canter . The horse shall not be stripped or trotted up in hand. The class shall be judged from the ground. (No ride judge). A Side Saddle Ireland rosette will be presented to the 4 highest placed members in the class. A Best Rider rosette will be presented to the ‘Best Rider’ among the members.
RDS Ladies Side-Saddle Qualifier (only to be used by those shows chosen by the RDS to host a qualifier): Mare or Gelding, 5 years old or over. To be ridden side-saddle by riders who have attained their 16th birthday by 1 January 2018. Aim: To promote, present and preserve the art of side-saddle riding. Rules: The rider’s ability and turnout, and the way of going, manners, conformation and movement of the horse will be considered as part of the adjudication. A Side Saddle Ireland rosette will be presented to the 4 highest placed members in the class. A Best Rider rosette will be presented to the ‘Best Rider’ among those members. Side Saddle Ireland will also commission a special rosette for each member who qualifies for Dublin. Affiliated to Side Saddle Ireland.
RDS Intermediate Side-Saddle qualifier: (only to be used by those shows chosen by the RDS to host a qualifier): MARE or GELDING, 5 years old or over. 148cms or over but not exceeding 158cms. To be ridden side-saddle by riders who have attained their 14th birthday by 1 January 2017. Aim: To promote, present and preserve the art of side-saddle riding. Rules: The rider’s ability and turnout, and the way of going, manners, conformation and movement of the horse will be considered as part of the adjudication. Exhibits in the Intermediate Side-Saddle qualifiers must have a current and valid height measurement under the Show Jumping Ireland / Irish Pony Society measurement scheme and their passports must be available on arrival for inspection. A Side Saddle Ireland rosette will be presented to the 4 highest placed members in the class. A Best Rider rosette will be presented to the ‘Best Rider’ among those members. Side Saddle Ireland will also commission a special rosette for each member who qualifies for Dublin. Affiliated to Side Saddle Ireland.
Result sheet for shows available to download here:2017 Judges results sheet
Please click here 2017-show-points to download your points sheet for the 2017 showing season. Paid up members are eligible to claim points at affiliated classes, a list of which is available in the dates for your diary section of this website. You may only claim points from the day that you pay your membership.
Show affiliations are starting to come in and the website will be updated each time so please do keep checking back. We have several new awards categories this year so please make sure you claim your points by recording them as you go!
From now on in affiliated classes there are 10 points for 1st place, 9 for 2nd place and so on down to 5 points for 6th place. If you compete in an affiliated class and are placed anywhere below 6th place you can claim 2 points. Please download your records sheet and fill in your results as you go rather than trying to think back at the end of the season, all results will be cross checked by Suzanne Garrigan and Ciara O’Connell against what the show secretaries e-mail back so if you run into difficulty you can contact us and we will double check your placings for you. (If you’re not sure whether you’re competing in an affiliated class or not just check your rosette- if it has Side Saddle Association on it then it’s an affiliated class)
Every affiliated class will have a best rider rosette and there’s perpetual trophy/salver and a champion/reserve champion rosette at the end of the season for the lady and the junior that receives the most best rider rosettes. There are also a range of trophies to aim towards.
(PLEASE KEEP CHECKING BACK AS THE LIST WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW AFFILIATIONS COME IN) Last updated 29th June
The following shows are running affiliated classes this summer, at which members can gain points towards our annual awards:
Bandon Agricultural Show Sunday May 21st
North West Spring Show- Welsh Pony and Cob Society, Barnacarrol Equestrian Centre Co. Mayo, 21st May
Midleton Agricultural Show Sunday 28th May
Mullingar Show 3rd June
St Luke’s Charity Show, Kilronan Monday 5th June
All Welsh Show, Mulllingar Equestrian Centre, 10th June
Waterford Country Fair 11th June
Cork Summer Show 17th/18th June
Galway County Show (RDS qualifiers) 18th June
Flavours of Fingal Show 24/25th June
Charleville Agricultural Show 24/25 June
Athlone Show, 25th June
Killusty Pony Show 1st July
Adamstown Show, Wexford, 1st July
Clonmel Show 2nd July
Stradbally Family Fair 2nd July
Wexford Equestrian Show 9th July
Bannow Rathangan Show 13th July
Carnew Show 15th of July
Newcastle West Show 16th July
Ossory Show 23rd July
Tattersalls Show (Fania Mahony Cup, RIHS 2018 qualifier) 23rd July
Dungarvan Show 27th July
Tullow Agricultural Show 20th August
Iverk Show 26th August
Mountbellew Agri Show, Saturday 16th September
Bandon Show on 21st of May is holding an affiliated side saddle class. Please contact Rosemarie Deasy email@example.com for further details. This class is a great opportunity to get some practice in before the RDS qualifiers.
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