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ONLINE SHOWING SERIES - Schedule
JANUARY 2024
Entries close at 8pm on the 4th February - Results will be published between 5th - 6th 
February

Please note: All entries to The Mane Show will appear in the public domain and by entering you are accepting this condition.

 

We run an annual points-based ACCUMALATOR competition, giving you the opportunity to win more rosettes and prizes!

Every time you are placed in a class, you are awarded points on the accumulator score board. Full details can be found here.

SCHEDULE

Horses, ponies, donkeys & mules are ALL welcome.

Rosettes to 8th place in each class and the winner receives a prize and free entry into the Arena Championship.

Arena's 1,2 & 3: Photo Classes - Entry Fee: £3.50

Arena 4: Video Classes - Entry Fee: £5

ARENA 1 - Traditional Showing Breeds & Types

Class 1 – Best Ridden Horse or Pony (Photos of the horse ridden under saddle)

Sponsored by The Ripley Collection 

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 ready-made collage photos if you feel this best shows your horse or pony's type to the judge.

First prize:  An item from The Ripley Collection's Bespoke Equestrian Jewellery.

 

Class 2 - Best In Hand Horse or Pony (Photos of the horse inhand)

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 ready-made collage photos if you feel this best shows your horse or pony's type to the judge. 

First prize: Medal to class winner.

Class 3 - Best Veteran age 15 + (Horses and ponies over the age of 15)

Ridden, Inhand, at liberty, or driven

You can choose any type of photo that you feel best shows off your veteran horse.

Please include your horses age with your entry.

Ready-made collage photos are allowed.

First prize: Medal to class winner.

Class 4 - Jumping Stars

Entry to show off your best jump, this maybe cross country, showjumping or just a fun jump at home. Can be ridden, inhand or at liberty. Judged on technique and presentation of horse and rider if ridden. SINGLE photo required.

First prize: Medal to class winner.

 

Class 5 - Best All Rounder (Horses & ponies suitable for a variety of activities)

Sponsored by  Nibbleze

Ready-made collages are encouraged and should ideally show your horse or pony taking part in a variety of equestrian disciplines.

First prize: A Slow Feed Haynet

 

Class 6 - Heavy Breeds, Cob/Cob Types (Open to ALL heavy types, cobs - traditional/show/native/cob types)

To be judged on trueness to type, condition and presentation.

A full body photo is required and you may submit ready-made collage photos if you feel this best shows your horse or pony's type to the judge. 

First prize: Medal to class winner.

Class 7 - Showing Stars  (Open to all you showing stars!)

To be judged on best example of type, conformation, condition, turnout, way of going (when ridden).

A full body photo is required and you may submit ready-made collage photos if you feel this best shows your horse or pony to the judge. Photos can be of horses ridden/in hand.

First prize: Medal to class winner.

 

Class 8 - Arena 1 CHAMPIONSHIP 

All those placed 1st or 2nd in classes 1 - 7 and 25 (video class from arena 4) 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 of the show

 

ARENA 2 - Colours, Condition & Conformation

Class 9 - Condition and Turn out 

Sponsored by Equine Answers Premium Supplements  

To be judged on overall condition and presentation of the horse and rider/handler. Show attire not essential.

A full body photo is required and you may submit ready-made collage photos if you feel this best shows your horse or pony to the judge. 

First prize: A 1kg tub of 365Complete (a superb high spec feed balancer helping keep horses in peak condition)

 

Class 10 - Charming Chestnuts, Palominos & Duns 

A SINGLE FULL BODY photo showing off your horse

Class will be judged on conformation, condition, colour, markings and overall wow factor.  

First Prize: Medal to class winner.

 

Class 11 – Beautiful Bays & Blacks

A SINGLE FULL BODY photo showing off your horse

Class will be judged on conformation, condition, colour, markings and overall wow factor.

First Prize: Medal to class winner.

 

Class 12 - Classy Coloureds & Greys (Skewbald, piebald, roan, appaloosa, etc.)

A SINGLE FULL BODY photo showing off your horse

Class will be judged on conformation, condition, colour, markings and overall wow factor.  

First Prize: Medal to class winner .

 

Class 13 - Bonny Ponies Hairy Horses

Sponsored by Star Equine and Animal Edits

As the title suggests, let's see all your bonny ponies to include all hairy horses as well. 

Submit a single photo or ready-made collage showing off your horse/pony.

First prize: An edit of your choice from our sponsor.

Class 14 - Natural Portrait 

Sponsored by Rachels Makery 

Submit a SINGLE head and shoulders photo of your horse or pony, as nature intended. 

WITHOUT tack or headcollars.

First Prize: A Keyring handmade by Rachel

 

Class 15 –  Magnificent Muzzles

Sponsored by: Airframe Assemblies LTD 

Entrants should submit a single photo or a ready made collage showing off your equines gorgeous muzzles.

First Prize: Sponsor prize TBC.

 

 

Class 16 - ARENA 2 - CHAMPIONSHIP

All those placed 1st or 2nd in classes 9-15 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 of the show

 

ARENA 3 - Fun Photo's

Class 17 - Best Newcomer 

Open to all equines who are new to The Mane Show or new combinations.

Submit either a single photo or ready-made collage that they feel best introduces their equine to us.

First prize: Medal to class winner.

Class 18 - Best Monochrome

Open to all monochrome equestrian shots. SINGLE photo required.

First prize: Medal to class winner.

 

Class 19 - Best Calendar Shot (January) 

Sponsored by Paper Cuts by Hannah

Submit a SINGLE photo of the best equine calendar shot suitable for the month of January. No edits please. The photo must represent the country you are entering from.

First prize: A £10 voucher off Hannah for a Papercut of your choice.

 

Class 20 - Horses At Home

Sponsored by Great Dunton Farm track livery

Submit a recent photo of your horse enjoying life at home.

Ready-made collage or single photo allowed.

First prize: A Nibbleze slow feed haynet.

 

Class 21 – I Love My Horse 

 A rather self explanatory class! Smoochy moments, adoring looks, kisses & cuddles! Single photo or ready made collages are permitted.

First prize: Medal to class winner.

Class 22 - In Memory Of...   

Enter either a single photo or a ready-made collage that you feels best show of your rainbow bridge horse.  

First prize: Medal to class winner. 

 

Class 23 – Happy Hacking

Show us those lovely views, frosty mornings, fun moments, hacking frivolities and through the ears shots.

Submit a single photo or a ready-made collage. 

First prize: Medal to class winner.

 

Class 24 - Arena 3 CHAMPIONSHIP - All those placed 1st or 2nd in classes 17-23  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 of the show

 

ARENA 4 - Video  Classes

The winner of Class 27 In Hand Showing (video) will be included in Arena 1 Championship

Class 25 –  In Hand Showing (video) - Open to all types and breeds

To be judged on conformation, condition, movement and type.

Entrants to produce a video to include the following:

1. Halt at start and end of show (video side view of halt)

2. Walk away several strides (video to show horse walking away in a straight line from camera)

3. Walk right several strides to give a view of the horse walking from the side 

(so the side of horse in nearest the camera - imagine walking a triangle)

4. Walk back towards camera (horse walking towards the camera in a straight line)

5. Repeat above in trot - trot away, trot right and back

6. Halt - move around horse with camera so conformation can be captured from front, both sides and behind horse

Video must not be longer than 4 mins. YouTube link added on entry.

First prize: Medal to class winner.

 

Class 26 Horse Agility  Video £5.00

Run in partnership with The International Horse Agility Club. Course plan and judged by Ellen Cochrane  Full instructions of course layout need to be followed. Free photo entry to class winner, rosettes to 8th place. Horse Agility Course Plan January

The Horse Agility Accumulator will run from January 2024 - November 2024. Participant need to complete 6 competitions to qualify within the qualifying period. ENTRIES CLOSE ON THE 31ST JANUARY

  

ARENA 5 - Pet Showing

 GLOBAL SHOWING - The Online Pet Show

Class 27 Newcomers

Class Criteria: Open to all pets new to the show

Collage/Single Photo: Readymade collage allowed.

Judging Criteria: Photo most appropriate to current month – no editing allowed.

Medal to class winner, rosettes to 8th place.

Class 28 Best Scenery

Class Criteria: Any pet with a gorgeous scenery in the background

Collage/Single Photo: Single Photo

Judging Criteria: Focus will be your pet and background

Medal to class winner, rosettes to 8th place

Class 29 Best Calendar Shot (January)

Class Criteria: Entrants to submit a calendar shot appropriate for the current month and country you are entering from.

Collage/Single Photo: Single photo

Judging Criteria: Photo most appropriate to current month – no editing allowed.

Medal to class winner, rosettes to 8th place

Class 30 Pets At Home

Class Criteria: Entrants to submit a photo of your pet in their home environment

Collage/Single Photo: Single Photo or collage

Judging Criteria: The photo would need to show your pet at home

Medal to class winner, rosettes to 8th place

Class 31 Pets Outdoors

Class Criteria: A photo of your pet outdoors, maybe in the garden, on a walk, up a tree

Collage/Single Photo: Single Photo or collage

Judging Criteria: Photo must be outdoors

Medal to class winner, rosettes to 8th place

Class 32 Wildlife

Class Criteria: Any shot showing wildlife

Collage/Single Photo: Single photo

Judging Criteria: Photos to show any wildlife in natural environment.

Sash to class winner, rosettes to 10th place

Class 33 Pet of The Month

Class Criteria: Entrants to submit a single photo of your pet.

Collage/Single Photo: Single photo

Judging Criteria: There is no theme for this class and judged by personal choice of the judge.

Medal to class winner, rosettes to 8th place.

Class 34 Best In Show

Best In Show Championship 1st placed entrants from classes 29-35 will automatically be entered in to this championship class free of charge. The overall winner will be crowned Best In Show and there will also be a Reserve. Both will receive a Over the back Sash and Championship Rosette.

 

 

Class 35 - SUPREME CHAMPIONSHIP - ALL the Arena Champions will be automatically entered into this class

The winner will be crowned "SUPREME CHAMPION" of the show and be awarded a super Luxurious rosette and a Supreme Champion sash.

 

HOW TO ENTER

Please note: All entries to The Mane Show will appear in the public domain and by entering you are accepting this condition.

 

PHOTO ENTRIES - £3.50 per class (Gift vouchers accepted)

IMPORTANT - Please follow these instructions carefully to ensure that your entry and payment is received.

1. Send your photo by email to enter@themaneshow.co.uk or by private message at www.facebook.com/themaneshow

2. If you are entering multiple classes please ensure that each photo is clearly named including the class number

3. Your email MUST also include the following information, so we can link your entry with payment:

  • The class number

  • Your name

  • Your address

  • Horses name

  • PayPal email address

 

SHOWING VIDEO ENTRIES - £5 per class (Gift vouchers accepted) 

 

IMPORTANT - Please follow these instructions carefully to ensure that your entry and payment is received.

1. Ensure your video privacy settings are set to public and the video length is no longer than 4 minutes

2. Send your video, video link or YouTube URL:

by private message at www.facebook.com/themaneshow or to enter@themaneshow.co.uk

3. Your email MUST also include the following information, so we can link your entry with payment:

  • The class number

  • Your name

  • Your address

  • Horses name

  • PayPal email address

RULES 

  • You can ride in your everyday tack & clothes, there are no bit restrictions, and you are also welcome to ride bitless 

  • No artificial aids other than martingales are permitted

  • Whips and spurs are allowed

  • You do not need to ride in an arena

  • We encourage everyone taking part in the video showing to update their videos regularly

  • You are welcome to enter as many classes as you like

 

VIDEO GUIDELINES

  • Your horse should remain in the centre of the video at all times

  • You should aim for the horse to be filling no more than half of the height of the picture where possible

  • Video in the best possibly quality that your device allows

  • Sound to be recorded 

  • The video must remain recording continuously from just before the horse begins until after the final halt

 

PICTURE GUIDELINES

  • The picture to be close enough so that it is clear to be seen by the judge

  • Use in the best quality possible that your device allows

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