Open to MARES or GELDINGS, 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 2023.
To promote, present and preserve the art of side-saddle riding.
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.
Horse and rider combinations entered in the Intermediate Side-Saddle are not eligible to compete in the Ladies’ Side-Saddle qualifiers for the Dublin Horse Show.
Exhibits in the Intermediate Side-Saddle must have a current and valid height measurement under the Show Jumping Ireland / Irish Pony Society Measurement Scheme in order to be eligible to compete in the Dublin Horse Show and its qualifiers.
The top three pony/horse and rider combinations at in this qualifier will be eligible to enter and compete at the 2023 Dublin Horse Show.
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS – HORSES AND OTHER EQUINES
As from 1 May 2012, any premises (which includes shows, fairs and markets) where horses or other equines are gathered must be registered with the Department. Owners/persons in charge of such gatherings are required to submit a completed application form for registration and to keep records of movements on/off their premises.
Records must be retained for at least 3 years as they may be required by the Department for the purposes of tracing disease. Records required are
It is important therefore that Show organisers should contact their local Regional Veterinary Office in advance so that consideration can be given to compliance with the requirements outlined above.
All Equines (which include horses, ponies and donkeys) must be identified in accordance with EU and national legislation.
In respect of each equine in their care, a keeper must ensure that
To enter a qualifying class, the relevant show class must also be entered.
Judging in this ring commences at 10.00am