Date: Saturday, September 29th, 2018.

Show Start Time: 9:30 a.m. sharp.

Shown: In Infield Ring

Judge: T.B.A.

Before entering this Section, please refer to the Light Horse Show Rules & Regulations as well as the General Rules and Regulations as well as the following:

Mail entries to the Light Horse Show Manager, Blair Purcell, c/o Markham Fair, 10801 McCowan Road, Markham, Ontario
L3P 3J3. Make cheques payable to Markham Fair.

Important Additional information for Sport Pony Classes:

2018 Sportpony Starsearch Qualifier

In order to qualify to compete at the 2018 Royal Sportpony Starsearch a pony must compete and qualify at a listed 2018 qualifier show.

  • The first place in each of the 6 in hand classes are eligible to enter to qualify for the Sportpony Starsearch Challenge Cup, held at the Royal Winter Fair in November 2018.
  • Both under saddle classes also qualify for each respective class. Ponies MUST measure 14.2 hands or under. Passport and registration are not necessary to participate, nor must the pony be a registered sportpony. All sportpony type ponies are eligible to enter qualifying shows if they meet that shows’ rules.
  • Adults CAN ride a pony. Stallions may NOT be handled or ridden by children at the Royal Winter Fair, but may be at the qualifying shows discretion.
  • If the first place pony has already qualified at a previous show in 2018 then the second place pony becomes the qualifier. Once qualified a pony may still show at any of the qualifying shows but may only qualify once in 2018.
  • To compete in the 2018 Sportpony Finals at the Royal an entry MUST be made prior to the closing date and accepted by the Royal entry department. See www.royalfair.org for entry forms, closing dates, rules & regulations.
  • Ponies qualifying after the Royal closing dates MUST submit a competed Royal entry form before the Royal entry closing date. If these entries are not qualified at the late shows the entry will be returned and no entry money will be charged. Due to late entries being sent this rule will be strickly enforsed by the Royal.
  • All ponies must be entered by the royal sportpony closing date.

The Sportpony Starsearch Championship prize money and cooler are sponsored by Denworth Equine Managment. The winner will be awarded the perpetual Morton Sportpony Challenge Cup and a silver keeper plate sponsored by Morton Stables.

For information please contact Sportpony committee chairman Darlene Morton info@mortonstables.com

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Show fees:

Exhibitor fee: $5.00 per exhibitor

Entry fee: breeding classes: $5.00 per animal per class

Performance Classes: $5.00 per animal per class

Junior Exhibitor Classes: No Entry Fee

Stake Classes: $10 per animal per class

Prize Money :

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th

Breeding Classes: $15 $12 $9 $5 $4 $3 Ribbon

Performance Classes $30 $25 $20 $15 $10 $5 Ribbon

Jr. Exhibitor Classes: Ribbons Only

Stake Classes: $40 $35 $30 $25 $20 $15 $10

Sport Pony:

Breeding Classes:

  1. Foal of current year.
  2. Yearling, Colt, filly or gelding.
  3. Two year old colt, filly or gelding.

Junior champion & reserve. (eligible are 1st & 2nd place of class 1, 2 and 3)

  1. Three & over mare.
  2. Three & over gelding.
  3. Three & over stallion.

Senior Champion & Reserve. (eligible are 1st & 2nd place of classes 4, 5 and 6)

GRAND CHAMPION Ribbon donated by NorthAmerican Sportpony Registry.

RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION (eligible are Junior & reserve champions and Senior & reserve champions)

  1. Hunter suitability under saddle. Three years & over mare, stallion or gelding.
  2. Dressage suitability under saddle. Three years & over mare, stallion or gelding.

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Welsh Pony:

Breeding Classes – Section A:

  1. 2 year old and under – Mare,Stallion or Gelding
  2. 3 year old and over – Mare
  3. 3 year old and over – Stallion or Gelding

Champion and Reserve Champion

Breeding Classes – Section B:

  1. 2 year old and Under – Mare, Stallion or Gelding
  2. 3 year old and over – Mare
  3. 3 year old and over – Stallion or Gelding

Champion and Reserve Champion

Breeding Classes – Section C & D:

  1. 2 year old and under – Mare, Stallion or Gelding
  2. 3 year old and over – Mare
  3. 3 year old and over – Stallion or Gelding

Champion and Reserve Champion

Breeding Classes – Section E:

  1. Senior Showmanship 18 years and older as of January 1, 2018 – Sections A,B, C & D

Breeding Classes – Half Welsh

  1. 2 year old and under – Mare, Stallion or Gelding
  2. 3 year old and over – Mare, Stallion or Gelding

Champion and Reserve Champion

Jr Divison – Ages as of January 1, 2018

  1. Showmanship 10 years and under
  2. Showmanship 11 to 17 years
  3. Child’s Leadline Pony Equitation. Walk Only 7 years and under
  4. Child’s Leadline Pony Equitation. Walk Trot Only 12 and under
  5. Child’s Pony Equitation. Walk Trot 12 and under
  6. Child’s Pleasure Pony. Walk Trot 12 and under, performance and suitability to count

Performance Division, Under Saddle

  1. Equitation Under Saddle, Sections A,B,C,D & Half Welsh
  2. Half Welsh Under Saddle
  3. Welsh Pleasure Pony Section A&B – Jr to Ride
  4. Welsh Pleasure Pony Section A&B – Adult to Ride
  5. Welsh Pleasure Pony Section C&D – Adult or Jr to Ride
  6. Welsh Open Command Sections A,B,C,D & Half Welsh
  7. Welsh Pleasure Under Saddle Stake Sections A,B,C&D

Performance Division, Driving

  1. Welsh Pleasure Driving – Section A,B,C&D – Novice Pony – 1st or 2nd year of showing
  2. Welsh Pleasure Driving – Sections A&B
  3. Welsh Pleasure Driving – Sections C&D
  4. Welsh Pleasure Driving – Sections A,B,C&D – Junior Drive
  5. Welsh Pleasure Driving Stake – Section A,B,C&D, and Half Welsh

Welsh & Sport Pony – Order of Show

1 Sport Pony Foal

9 Welsh Section A: 2 year old and under-Mare, Stallion or Gelding

12 Welsh Section B: 2 year old and under-Mare, Stallion or Gelding

15 Welsh Section C&D: 2 year old and under – Mare, Stallion or Gelding

19 Half Welsh: 2 year old and under – Mare, Stallion or Gelding

2 Sport Pony Yearling – Colt, Filly or Gelding

11 Welsh Section A: 3 year old and over – Mare

14 Welsh Section B: 3 year old and over – Mare

17 Welsh Section C&D: 3 year old and over – Mare

21 Half Welsh: 3 year old and over-Mare, Stallion or Gelding

3 Sport Pony Two year old Colt, Filly or Gelding.

12 Welsh Section A: 3 year old and over – Stallion or
Gelding

15 Welsh Section B: 3 year old and over – Stallion or
Gelding

18 Welsh Section C&D: 3 year old and over – Stallion or Gelding

• Sport Pony Jr. & Reserve Jr. Champion

• Welsh Section A: Champion and Researve Champion

• Welsh Section B: Champion and Reserve Champion

• Welsh Section C&D: Champion and Reserve Champion

• Half Welsh: Champion and Reserve Champion

4 Sport Pony Three & Over Mare

5 Sport Pony Three & Over Gelding

6 Sport Pony Three & Over Stallion

• Sport Pony Senior & Reserve Champion

• Sport Pony Grand Champion and Reserve

21 Welsh Jr Showmanship 10 years and under

22 Welsh Jr Showmanship 11 to 17 years

18 Welsh Senior Showmanship ABC&D 18 years and older

23 Welsh Child’s Leadline Pony Equitation Walk 7 & under

24 Welsh Child’s Leadline Pony Equitation Walk Trot 10 & under

25 Welsh Child’s Pony Equitation Walk Trot 12 & under

26 Welsh Equitation Under Saddle, Sections A,B,C,D & Half Welsh

28 Half Welsh Under Saddle

29 Welsh Pleasure Pony Section A&B – Jr to Ride

30 Welsh Pleasure Pony Section A&B – Adult to Ride

31 Welsh Pleasure Pony Section C&D

32 Welsh Open Command Sections A,B,C,D & Half Welsh

33 Welsh Pleasure Under Saddle Stake Sections A,B,C&D

7 Sport Pony Hunter suitability under saddle. Three years & over, mare, stallion or gelding.

8 Sport Pony Dressage suitability under saddle. Three years & over mare, stallion or gelding.

9 Sport Pony Equitation Under Saddle

34 Welsh Pleasure Driving – Section A,B,C&D – Novice

37 Welsh Pleasure Driving – Sections A,B,C&D – Junior Drive

35 Welsh Pleasure Driving – Sections A&B

36 Welsh Pleasure Driving – Sections C&D

38 Welsh Pleasure Driving Stake – Section A,B,C&D, and Half Welsh