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ONLINE SHOWING SERIES - Schedule
NOVEMBER 2023
Entries close at 10pm on the 4th December - Results will be published between 5th - 7th December

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 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 - 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 to the judge.

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

First prize: Medal to class winner

 

Class 5 - 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: Medal to class winner

 

Class 6 - Best All Rounder

Sponsored by  Nibbleze

Ready made collages are encouraged and should ideally show your horse taking part in at least three different activities.

First prize: A Nibbleze Slow Feed Haynet

 

Class 7 - Best Cob/Cob Type (Open to ALL types of cob - traditional/show/native/cob types)

To be judged on best example of a cob.

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 8 - 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 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 to the judge. 

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

 

Class 11- 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 12 – 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 13 - 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 14 - My Horse & I - Sponsored Rachels Makery

As the title suggest, simply a class of you and your equine partner together. Entrants should submit a SINGLE photo for this class.

First prize: A bespoke hand made key ring.

 

Class 15 -Delicious Derrieres! 

Open to all, show off those gorgeous bums (equine only of course!) Collage photos are allowed and must be submitted ready made.

First Prize: Medal to class winner.

 

Class 16 -  Perfect Peepers

Show off those beautiful eyes. Collage photos are allowed and must be submitted readymade

First Prize:   Medal to class winner

 

Class 17 - Best Action Shot

 Entrants should submit a SINGLE photo of their best equestrian action shot. Judged on presentation & content.

First Prize: Medal to class winner.

 

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: Medal to class winner.

Class 20 - Best Calendar Shot (November) 

Submit a SINGLE photo of the best equine calendar shot suitable for the month of July. No edits.

First prize: Medal to class winner..

 

Class 21 - 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 22 – Most Scenic - Sponsored by Paper Cuts by Hannah

Entrants should submit a SINGLE photo that depicts equestrian themed scenery/scene. Judged on content, presentation and wow factor!

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

Class 23 - Funny Faces

Sponsored by Star Equine and Animal Edits

A rather self explanatory class! Entrants should submit either a single photo or a collage of photos of their horses funniest faces. Collages must be submitted readymade..

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

Class 24 – Happy Hacking - Sponsored by Airframe Assemblies LTD

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

Submit a single photo or a ready-made collage. 

First prize: TBC by sponsor

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: Medal to class winner.

 

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: Medal to class winner.

 

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

The winner 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: Prize to class winner.

 

Class 29 - 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

  • 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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