January 2018 Equestrian Showing Online Schedule - Entries close at 10pm on the 30th January - Results will be published between 1st- 5th February


BOGOF for all new competitors in January 

Buy one get one free on all classes for anyone new to The Mane show. The offer can be used for multiple classes. Include code NEWBIE BOGOF with your entries.



Arena One - Traditional Showing/Breeds/Types - Photo Classes - Rosettes 1st - 8th Place + Specials (where awarded) - Prize to 1st place - £3.50 per class


Class 1 – Best Ridden Horse/Pony -  Open to all breeds and types. To be judged on conformation, way of going, and overall wow factor! A full body photo is required and you may submit collage photos if you feel this best shows your horse/pony's type to the judge. Photos must be of ridden horses. Collages must be submitted ready-made. 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers. 


Class 2 - Best In Hand Horse/Pony -  Sponsored by Equine Answers Premium Supplements www.equineanswers.co.uk. Open to all breeds and types. To be judged on conformation and overall wow factor! A full body photo is required and you may submit a collage photo if you feel this best shows your horse/pony's type to the judge. Collages must be submitted ready-made. Photos must be of horses in hand. 1st place prize is 1kg of 365 Complete , a superb high spec balancer helping keep horses in peak condition.


Class 3 - Best Veteran - Sponsored by Hoggy, a mechanical horse with personality. Open to all horses and ponies over the age of 15. You can choose any type of photo that you feel best shows off your veteran horse. Photos may be of horses ridden/in hand/at liberty/driven. Collage photos allowed. Collages must be submitted ready-made. Please include your horses age with your entry. Collages must be submitted readymade. 1st place prize is a lesson on Hoggy, the Kent based simulator.


Class 4 - Youngstock -  Sponsored & judged by Asti Equestrian www.asti-equestrian.co.uk. Open to all horses and ponies 3 years and under. Please include the age when the photo was taken in your entry. You can choose any type of photos that you feel best shows off your young stock. Entries must include a full body photo. Photos must be of horses in hand/at liberty. No ridden or driven photos. Collage photos allowed. Collages must be submitted readymade. 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class 5 – Junior Riding (incl. lead rein & first ridden) - Sponsored by Jumpstack & More www.jumpstackandmore.co.ukOpen to all age 12 and under. To be judged on riders’ position & overall neatness & effectiveness of riding. Collage photos are allowed. Collages must be submitted ready-made. 1st place prize is a pair of Nellie O'Neil SockChaps.


Class 6 – Senior Riding (13 +) - Sponsored by Equine & K9 Behaviour Training.  To be judged on riders’ position & overall neatness & effectiveness of riding. Collage photos are allowed. Collages must be submitted ready-made. 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class 7 - Mountain & Moorland – Sponsored by Glamourati www.glamouratiuk.comOpen to all Mountain & Moorland breeds. To be judged on the best true to type, confirmation and wow factor. Photos must include a full body shot. Collage photos are allowed and must be submitted ready-made. Photos can be of horses ridden/in hand/at liberty/driven. 1st place prize is a Glamourati glitter starter kit.


Class 8 - Hunter Types -  Open to all hunter/show hunter/working hunter types.To be judged on the best example of type. A full body photo is required and you may submit a readymade collage of photos if you feel this best shows your horse/pony's type to the judge. Photos can be of horses ridden/in hand/at liberty. 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class 9 - Heavy Breeds – Sponsored and Judged by Blue Horse Equine www.bluehorseequine.co.uk.  Open to all heavy breeds/part breeds. To be judged on conformation and overall wow factor! A full body photo is required and you may submit collage photos if you feel this best shows your horses type to the judge. Photos may be ridden, In hand, working or at liberty. Collages must be submitted ready-made. 1st place prize is to be confirmed.


Class 10 – Donkeys –  Sponsored & judged by The Donkey Breed Society www.donkeybreedsociety.co.ukOpen to all Donkeys/Mules/other related part breeds. To be judged on the best true to type, confirmation and wow factor. Photos must include a full body shot. Collage photos are allowed and must be submitted ready-made. 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class 11 - Best All Rounder – Sponsored & judged HayNet www.hay-net.co.uk. Open to all horse & ponies suitable for a variety of activities. Collages are encouraged and should ideally show your horse/pony taking part in a variety of equestrian disciplines (these don’t have to be at a competition). 1st place prize is a Haynet mug & pen. 


Class 12 - Arena One Championship -  All those placed 1st or 2nd in classes 1 - 11 will automatically be entered into this Championship class free of charge. The Champion and Reserve Champion will be awarded a luxury rosette. The Champion will go forward to be judged for Supreme Champion



Arena two - Colours, Conformation, Condition & Class! Photo Classes - Rosettes 1st - 8th Place + Specials (where awarded) - Prize to 1st place - £3.50 per class


Class 13 - Condition and Turn out: Ridden -  Sponsored by Time To Shine EquineTo be judged on overall condition and presentation of the horse and handler/rider. A full body photo is required. Show attire not essential. Entrants may submit a collage of photos, if you feel that shows you better. Collages must be submitted ready-made.  1st place prize is a Time To Shine Equine Browband.


Class 14 - Condition and Turn out: In Hand – Sponsored by The Ripley Collection www.theripleycollection.co.uk.To be judged on overall condition and presentation of the horse and handler/rider. A full body photo is required. Show attire not essential. Entrants may submit a collage of photos, if you feel that shows you better. Collages must be submitted ready-made. 1st place prize is a choice from a range of The Ripley Collection's bespoke equestrian jewellery.


Class 15 - Prettiest Mare - Sponsored by The Horsebox Company www.thehorseboxcompany.co.uk. Entrants should submit a SINGLE photo showing off your mare/filly at her prettiest! 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class 16 - Handsomest Gelding (& Stallion) -  Sponsored & judged by Totally Turmeric www.totallyturmeric.co.ukEntrants should submit a SINGLE photo showing off your gelding at their handsomest! 1st place prize is a 1st place prize is either 5kg of pure turmeric or 10kg turmeric mixed with black pepper and linseed.


Class 17 - Most improved - Sponsored & Judged by Nibbleze www.nibbleze.net. As the title suggests! We would love to see how your horse/pony has improved over time - either in condition or way of going. Submit a readymade collage of ONE before & ONE after picture. 1st place prize is a Nibbleze slow feed haynet.


Class 18 -  Perfect Peepers (Eyes!)  - Dedicated In Memory of  VernonShow off those beautiful eyes. Collage photos are allowed and must be submitted readymade. 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class 19 – Delicious Derrieres! - Sponsored by Edith Sparrow Illustrations  Open to all, show off those gorgeous bums (equine only of course!) Collage photos are allowed and must be submitted ready made. 1st place prize is a fantasy digital illustration of your horse.


Class 20 - Marvelous Mares - Sponsored by Team Isa J home of the rider health and fitness challenge paulajones890.isagenix.com. Open to all mares. Entrants should submit either a single full body photo or a collage of photos showing off their pony at their best - photos must include a full body shot. 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class 21 - Glorious Geldings/Stallions -  Sponsored by Whinny ReinsOpen to all geldings and stallions. Entrants should submit either a single full body photo or a collage of photos showing off their horse at their best. Photos must include a full body shot. 1st place prize is a bespoke whinny reins lead rope in the colours of your choice.


Class 22 - Horse Of A Lifetime - Dedicated to Pablo. Entrants should submit a single photo or a collage of photos depicting their horse of a lifetime - Photos may be ridden/in hand/at liberty. Collages must be submitted ready-made. 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class 23 – Shiniest Coat –  Sponsored by J Johnson Transport Services. Open to all, show off those gorgeous shiny coats! Collage photos are allowed and must be submitted ready made. 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class 24 - Arena Two Championship -  All those placed 1st or 2nd in classes 12 - 23 will automatically be entered into this Championship class free of charge. The Champion and Reserve Champion will be awarded a luxury rosette. The Champion will go forward to be judged for Supreme Champion.



Arena three - Fun Classes - Photo Classes - Rosettes 1st - 8th Place + Specials (where awarded) - Prize to 1st place - £3.50 per class


Class 25 - Best Newcomer – Dedicated In Memory Of Merriefach. Open to all horses and ponies who have never been placed 1st-8th in any class at The Mane Show previously.  Entrants should submit a photo/collage of photos that they feel best introduces their horse/pony to us! Collages must be submitted ready made. 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class 26 - Best Calendar Shot: January - Dedicated In Memory Of George. Entrants should submit a SINGLE photo of their best calendar shot suitable for the month of January. This class will run every month this year for the current month. 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class 27 – Happy Hacking –  Sponsored by Ride-Safe www.ride-safe.co.ukShow us those lovely views, fun moments, hacking frivolities and through the ears shots. Ready made collages are permitted. 1st place prize is a Ride-Safe shirt.


Class 28 – Make Me Smile - Sponsored by Mollichaff Complete Feeds www.horsehage.co.uk.  As the title suggests! Use your imagination to make the judges smile. Readymade collage photos and edited photos are permitted.  1st place prize is a voucher for a bag of feed from the Mollichaff Complete range. 


Class 29 - In Memory Of - Dedicated to Hannah Summers and Claggan Pride.One for our lovely rainbow bridge horses. Enter either a single photo or a collage that you feels best show of your rainbow bridge horse. 1st place prize is a hand crafted Mane Show bead & charm rainbow bridge keyring.


Class 30 - Winter Fun (or not!) - Snowy hacks, frosty frolics, winter yard fun (or not!) - you get the picture! Enter either a single photo or a readymade collage. 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class 31 - Best Photo of 2017 -  Enter your best photo of 2017! Just a single photo please - no collages. 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class 32 – Best Jump - Sponsored & Judged by SB Animal & Equine Art www.sbanimalart.co.uk. Enter just a single photo of your best jumping shot. 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class 33 - Best Field Shot - Sponsored and judged by PJAMA Pet Portraits & Other Doodles. Entrants should submit either a single photo or a readymade collage of their horse(s) in the field. 1st place prize is a set of 2 A4 Doodle Pets.


Class 34 - Horsey Selfie - Sponsored by TeenEquine www.teenequine.co.uk Get clicking! This class is self-explanatory - submit your best horsey selfie.Entrants should submit either a single photo or a readymade collage .1st place prize is for your winning picture to appear in the next edition of TeenEquine Magazine.


Class 35 – Where it all started -  A memory evoking class! Where did the horsey journey all start for you? Your first lesson? Were you born in the saddle? We want to see! Entrants should submit either a single photo or a readymade collage. 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class 36  - New Year Resolutions - Dedicated to Christine Hulse. What are your horsey resolutions? What do you want to do more of or do better at or do less of? Entrants should submit either a single photo or a readymade collage - you are welcome to add some writing too to help explain if you wish.  1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class VC - VIDEO CLASS - Meet My Horse - A video class open to all! Introduce your horse to us in whichever way suits you both best!  Video can be one continuous film, or include a series pre-merged clips, and/or images. Videos should be no longer the 2 min 30 seconds long. The class cost is £5. 1st place prize is a Thinsulate beanie and a pair of hand and toe warmers.


Class 37 - Arena Three Championship -  All those placed 1st or 2nd in classes 25 - 36 & VC will automatically be entered in to this championship class free of charge. The Champion and Reserve Champion will be awarded a luxury rosette.  The Champion will go forward to be judged for Supreme Champion.



Class 38 -  SUPREME CHAMPIONSHIP - The Champions from classes 12, 24, 37 will be automatically entered into this class and one of them will be crowned the Supreme Champion of the show. The Supreme Champion will be awarded a super luxurious rosette and the Supreme Champion Sash.