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Todmorden Country Fair 2024

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Traditional Gypsy Cob Association

and EQUIFEST qualifiers. 47 Classes, there's something for everyone. Every rider/handler receives two tickets onto the fair.  * Ground weight restrictions - please see rule 17.   
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Closing for bookings in 27d 20h 56m

Enter Download schedule Please see showground map.pdf


Event dates

Sat, 22 Jun '24
08:00 am


Sat, 22 Jun '24
17:00 pm


Bookings open

Sun, 28 Apr '24
08:00 am


Wed, 19 Jun '24
23:00 pm

Notes

and EQUIFEST qualifiers.

47 Classes, there's something for everyone. Every rider/handler receives two tickets onto the fair. 

* Ground weight restrictions - please see rule 17. 

 

Terms & conditions

General Rules

  1. All exhibitors must have adequate public liability insurance such as BHS gold membership.
  2. It is the exhibitors responsibility to check if the show is still taking place due to bad weather.
  3. The organisers reserve the right to refuse any entry.
  4. The organisers reserve the right to cancel or amalgamate any classes.
  5. The organisers accept
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General Rules

  1. All exhibitors must have adequate public liability insurance such as BHS gold membership.
  2. It is the exhibitors responsibility to check if the show is still taking place due to bad weather.
  3. The organisers reserve the right to refuse any entry.
  4. The organisers reserve the right to cancel or amalgamate any classes.
  5. The organisers accept no responsibility for loss or damage, injury or accident to spectators, exhibitors or riders or their property as a result of attending this show. Please take appropriate care to prevent such accident or loss to yourselves and others.
  6. The decision of the judge is final.
  7. Hard hats with chin straps must be worn at all times when mounted or handling horses. Hats which have EN138/BSEN1384 or VG1 01.040 (2014-12) along with another accepted standard, will be permitted. For example, BSEN1384 & PAS015 (2011) along with the BSI Kitemark or Inspec IC mark will be acceptable, but not BSEN1384 on its own. 
  8. For the safety of yourself, body/face piercings are not permitted when riding and handling the horses including ears, nose, lip, tongue etc.
  9. Objections or protest must be made in writing to the secretary accompanied by a fee of £25 which may be forfeited to the show funds in the event of the objection being over-ruled.
  10. No litter is to be left on the show ground. CLEANING OUT OF HORSE BOXES AND TRAILERS IS STRICTLY FORBIDDEN - Please take all droppings with you as this is a playing field.
  11. Under no circumstances is any animal to be exhibited under a judge who is known to have bred,    leased, sold or produced said animal.
  12. All grooms entering the ring must be correctly dressed and must wear a helmet in the ring (standard above).
  13. Lead Rein competitors must be aged 3yo and over and the lead rein must be fixed to the nose band. Snaffles only in lead rein classes.
  14. Spurs not permitted in Equitation classes.
  15. No horse or pony to be left unattended tied outside a horsebox/trailer. 
  16. Whips not to exceed 75cms (30inc).
  17. Due to vehicle (4 ton axle) weight restrictions on the show ground please can we ask all competitors, where possible, to arrive in a 4x4 and trailer or 3.5 ton horse box. Vehicles which  appear to be overweight will be weighed and may be turned away - please contact the show organiser to reserve an overweight space.
  18. The organisers retain the right to ask any rider to dismount if they are considered too heavy for the  horse or pony being ridden.
  19. May I remind everyone to please travel your horse/pony with their passport, it's the law (spot inspections may occur).
  20. Colts and stallions must correctly bitted and only be handled by individuals who are 18yrs old or over. Animals must be identified with a ribbon in the tail and/or a bridle badge. 
  21. Mistreatment of any animal on the show ground will not be tolerated, the competitor/handler may be asked to leave the show ground.
  22. Dogs must be kept on a lead AT ALL TIMES and cleaned up after. Barking dogs may be asked to be taken to a quiet place away from horses/ponies.
  23. No canter/galloping outside of the competition and warm up rings. 
  24. No lunging anywhere on the show ground.

 

Horses and ponies are not to come onto the field if their flu injections are not up to date. Only horses and ponies who receive their yearly booster or horses/ponies who are restarting (must be 7days or more after their 2nd injection) will be permitted onto the show field. We may ask to see  their passport to check their vaccination record.

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Who & where

Organiser contact
Tamzin Cowens
Mobile: 07493212368
Email: horses@todmordencountryfair.com
Secretary
Tamzin Cowens
Mobile: 07493212368
Email: horses@todmordencountryfair.com


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