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ONLINE SHOWING SERIES - Schedule

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 (Photo/s 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 (Photo/s 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 if you feel this best shows your horse or pony to the judge

First prize: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal

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: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal

Class 4 - Youngstock (Horses and ponies 3 years and under) 

Inhand or at liberty - no ridden or driven photos

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

Please include the age when the photo was taken in your entry.

First prize: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal

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 at least 3 different activities.

First prize: A slow feed Haynet

 

Class 6 Best UK Native - Open to all full & Part Breds

Ridden, Inhand, driven or at liberty. To be judged on the best true to type, conformation and 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

First prize: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal

Class 7 - Eventers Challenge Sponsored by Airframe Assemblies LTD 

.Submit a collage of JUST 3 photos covering the disciplines;  Dressage, Show Jumping, and Cross Country - these don’t have to be at a competition.

First prize: TBC by sponsor.

 

Class 8 - Alternative Horsemanship 

Show us your non 'traditional' or combined alternative and traditional equestrian skills. Bitless, bareback, bridle free, iron free, liberty work, non-ridden equines, and halter training etc. Pictures may be ridden, driven, in hand, or at liberty.

First Prize: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal.

Class 9 - Arena 1 CHAMPIONSHIP 

All those placed 1st or 2nd in classes 1 - 8 and 28 (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 10 - 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

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

 

Class 11 –  Prettiest Mare

Submit a SINGLE photo showing off your mare or filly at her prettiest!  

First prize: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal

Class 12 -  Most Handsome, Stallion, Colt or Gelding 

Submit a SINGLE photo showing off your gelding, stallion or colt at their most handsome!

First prize: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal

Class 13 – Best Halt

Entrants to submit a SINGLE photo of your horse in halt.

First Prize: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal

Class 14 - Best Head Shot  Sponsored Rachels Makery

Submit a SINGLE photo of a head shot of your horse/pony

First prize: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal

Class 15 – Trottastic

Enter just a SINGLE picture of your equine in trot! Ridden, in hand, driven, or at liberty

First prize: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal

Class 16 - Best Canter or Gallop

Enter just a SINGLE picture of your equine cantering or galloping

First prize: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal

Class 17 - Solid Colour

A SINGLE FULL BODY photo showing off your horse

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

First prize: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal

 

Class 18 - ARENA 2 - CHAMPIONSHIP

All those placed 1st or 2nd in classes 10-17 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 19 - Best Newcomer/Combination

Open to all equines who have never been placed 1st or 2nd in any class at The Mane Show between January and April this year or, a new horses that you are competing with this season.

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

First prize: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal

Class 20 – Best Calendar Shot - October

Submit a SINGLE photo of your best calendar shot suitable for the month of June (No edits)  This class will run every month this year for the current month

First prize: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal

Class 21 - Make Me Smile

Sponsored by Great Dunton Farm track livery

As the title suggests! Use your imagination to make the judges smile

Ready-made collages, photos and edited photos are permitted.

First prize: A Nibbleze slow feed haynet

Class 22 – Between The Ears

A single photo or ready-made collage to show us those lovely views, fun moments, hacking frivolities and through the ears shots

First prize: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal

 

Class 23 - Perfect Ponies - Sponsored by Star Equine and Animal Edits

A class for our much-loved ponies, if you have the perfect pony, please do show us. A single photo or ready made collage can be submitted.

First prize: An edit of your choice from the class sponsor

Class 24 Best Halloween or Autumn Scene - Sponsored by Paper Cuts by Hannah

Spooky season is here. Halloween fancy dress – we are looking for the perfect seasonal photo. Digital edits permitted. Entrants should submit a SINGLE photo. Halloween themed rosettes to 8th place.

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

Class 25 - 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: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal

Class 26 - Pet of The Month - A special class just for our special pets

Whether they enjoy being around the horses or happier at home we would love to meet them

Submit a single photo or a ready-made collage

First prize: A Mane Show Equestrian Medal

 

Class 27 - Arena 3 CHAMPIONSHIP - All those placed 1st or 2nd in classes 19-26 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 Showing Classes

Class 28 will be included in Arena 1 Championship.

Class 28 –  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: A Mane Show Medal

 

Class 30 - SUPREME CHAMPIONSHIP - ALL the Arena Champions will be automatically entered into this class

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

 

OCTOBER 2023
Entries close at 10pm on the 4th November - Results will be published between the 5 -7th November

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 all competitors to submit different videos each month 

  • 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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