Plumpton College in East Sussex has announced a Winter Show Series for 2014, starting with a Show Jumping Show on Saturday January 11, followed by CombinedTraining on Saturday February 8 and a Showing Show on Saturday March 15.
In show jumping on January 11, the ﬁrst class starts at 9am prompt with Cross Poles for genuine first time competitors, who may be led or assisted. Class 2 for Restricted Novice and Novice 2 for combinations not having won a show jumping competition. Class 3- Leap frog Novice, is open to all and Class 4, Tom and Jerry Scurry over 2’3″ and 2’6″ and one round against the clock, open to all. Class 5- Time to Take Off, is Intermediate 2’6-2’9, open to all. Class 6 is New Year’s Open, 2’9-3′ Open to all. Fees for all classes are £6.
Combined Training on Saturday February 8 includes Introductory B Walk and Trot (Open to all never placed first or second in any dressage competition).Preliminary 04 (2002) and 2’3″ jumping course. Class 3 Novice 24 (2010) 2’9″ jumping course. £15 entry for all classes.
An Indoor Showing Show will be held on Saturday March 15 2014 in two arenas. Arena A is indoor school with outside warm-up and Rosettes 1-6 in all classes. These are In-Hand Youngstock, In Hand Condition and Turnout, Lead Rein, Riding Club Horse / Pony Club Pony, Ridden Hunter, Ridden Cob, Ridden Veteran, Ridden Coloured Horse or Pony.
Arena B—Indoor School (Outside warm-up)- Working Hunter Horses under 15hh only – Jumps approx 2ft-2ft3’ Horses over 15.1hh – Jumps approx 2ft6’
Showing: Ridden Mountain & Moorland small breeds; Ridden Mountain & Moorland large breeds. In-hand Classes:Coloured Horse & Pony; Young handlers; Cute and Cuddliest; Prettiest mare; Handsomest gelding.
These events will all be held at the college in Ditchling Road, near Lewes in East Sussex BN7 3AE and full details can be obtained on 01273 892107.