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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: 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 pair of cosy socks

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 pair of cosy socks

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 pair of cosy socks

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 Combined Training (One for you combined training fans!) 

Submit a ready-made collage of just ONE flat work image & ONE show jumping image

First prize: A pair of cosy socks

Class 7 - Best UK Native Breed (Open to all UK full/part breeds)

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 pair of cosy socks

 

Class 8 - Dressage Divas (Open to all types of horses and ponies)

To be judged on the horse’s way of going, position of rider and overall, how pleasing to the eye the combination of horse and rider look. Photos and ready-made collages must show a ridden horse and show you strutting your stuff in the dressage arena, whether at home or at a competition

First Prize: A pair of cosy socks

Class 9 - Jumping Stars (Open to all types of horses and ponies)

Sponsored by: Airframe Assemblies LTD  

To be judged on the horse's scope and ability over fences, position & effectiveness of rider and overall, how pleasing to the eye the combination of horse and rider look over fences.   Photos and ready made-collages must include ridden horse/rider combination

First Prize: TBC by the Sponsor

Class 10 - Arena 1 CHAMPIONSHIP 

All those placed 1st or 2nd in classes 1 - 9 and 31 (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 11 - 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 12 –  Prettiest Mare

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

First prize: A pair of cosy socks

Class 13 -  Most Handsome, Stallion, Colt or Gelding 

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

First prize: A pair of cosy socks

Class 14 – Perfect Ponies

Sponsored By Star Equine & Animal Edits

A class for our much-loved ponies, if you have the perfect pony, please do show us.

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

Photo or ready-made collage showing off your horse

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

 

Class 15 - Best Head Shot

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

First prize: A pair of cosy socks

 

Class 16 – Trottastic

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

1st place prize is a pair Cosy Socks.

 

Class 17 - Best Canter or Gallop

Enter just a SINGLE picture of your equine cantering or galloping

First prize: A pair of cosy socks

 

Class 18 Winter Wonderland

A SINGLE photo showing a winter scene with horses. May include frosty mornings in the field, snow scenes or just seasonal days with your equines

First prize: A pair of cosy socks

Class 19 - 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 pair of cosy socks

 

Class 20 - ARENA 2 - CHAMPIONSHIP

All those placed 1st or 2nd in classes 11-19 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 21 - 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 March 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 pair of cosy socks

Class 22 – Best Calendar Shot - December

Sponsored by Paper Cuts by Hannah

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

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

Class 23 - 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 24 – Between The Ears

Sponsored by Totally Turmeric  

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

First prize: Either a 5kg of turmeric powder or a large tub of the Complete Mix (5kg)

 

Class 25 - Best Santa Modelling Hat

Submit a SINGLE shot of your horse modelling a Santa hat, you may include reindeer antlers and any other had decoration

Digital editing is allowed

First prize: A pair of cosy socks

Class 26 – Festive Fun - A rather self-explanatory class!

A photo or ready-made collage to show us what festive fun you have been up to with your horses

First prize: A pair of cosy socks

Class 27 - 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 pair of cosy socks

Class 28 - Best of 2022 

Show us some of your best moments in 2022 which you have enjoyed with your horse or pony

You may include text on your photo or ready-made collage  

First prize: A pair of cosy socks

Class 29 - Pet of The Month - A special class just for our special pets

Sponsored by PJ’s Online Horse & Pet Show

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 pair of cosy socks

 

Class 30 - Arena 3 CHAMPIONSHIP - All those placed 1st or 2nd in classes 21-29 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 31 will be included in Arena 1 Championship.

Class 31 –  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 pair of cosy socks

 

Class 32 - 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.

DECEMBER 2022
Entries close at 10pm on the 4th January - Results will be published as soon as all classes have been judged

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

  • Please do NOT enter a video that you have previously entered 

  • 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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