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Lodge Farm Showing Show

25 February @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm



Veteran Horse Society – AREA QUALIFIER 2024


Judge: Laura Nott

Membership £15 per person

Members £12 pre entry per person -£14 on the day

Non Members £14 pre entry- £16 on the day

All classes will be spilt where Appropriate and if sufficient numbers


MORNING CLASSES: In-Hand to commence at 09.00am


Class One: Youngstock – Foals to 3 years


Class Two: Novice/Young Handler -Hats must be Worn (Children may be accompanied by an Adult)


Class Three: In-Hand Mountain & Moorland-(Small and Large breeds)


Class Four: In-Hand Shetland


Class Five: In-Hand Veteran – For Horses and Ponies 15 years &over VHS AREA QUALIFIER



DIAMOND VETERAN in Hand  (25 years and over). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height.
 CLASS 5B VETERAN In Hand  (20–24 years). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height.   
CLASS 5C PRE-VETERAN In Hand  (15–19 years). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height.



Class Six: In-Hand Coloured, Palomino, Spotted, Dun & Roan


Class Seven: In-Hand Show Pony/Horse, plaited types any age-


Class Eight: In-Hand Cobs – Heavy/Hairy or Hogged


Class Nine: In-Hand Hunter Type Pony/Horse-


Class Ten: Open In- Hand – Open to all breeds


In- Hand Championship– First and second from each class is eligible



AFTERNOON CLASSES: Ridden- Not before 1.00pm


Class Eleven: Lead Rein – 9 years and under and ponies 128cms


Class Twelve: First Ridden- 12years and under & ponies 128cms


Class Thirteen: Novice Ridden Showing first season in Ridden Showing


Class Fourteen: Ridden Mountain &Moorland (Small or Large Breeds)


Class Fifthteen: Ridden Veteran – For horses and ponies 15 years & Over.VHS AREA QUALIFIER



DIAMOND VETERAN RIDDEN (25 years and over). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height.
 CLASS 15B VETERAN RIDDEN (20–24 years). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height.   
CLASS 15C PRE-VETERAN RIDDEN (15–19 years). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height.


Class Sixteen: Ridden Coloured, Ridden Spotted, Palomino, Dun& Roan


Class Seventeen: Ridden Show Pony/Horse, plaited types Horses/Hacks, any height


Class Eighteen: Ridden Cobs – Heavy/Hairy or Hogged-any height


Class Nineteen: Ridden Hunter Type Pony


Class Twenty: Riding Club Pony or Horse


Class Twenty One: Open Ridden


Ridden Championship-First and Second from each class is eligible

SUPREME CHAMPIONSHIP– Champion & Reserve from the In-Hand Championship and Ridden Championship




Spectators are very welcome & the Arena Café will be open for drinks & refreshments throughout the day – Show Secretary Natalie – 07718846604.

Veteran Horse Society –AREA QUALIFIER 2024.


First round qualifier for the Veteran Horse Society Supreme Final:


Kindly Sponsored by Allen & Page.


Open to members and non-members.  All competitors and grooms must adhere to VHS Rules in all circumstances.  Failure to do so may result in immediate disqualification.Those wishing to join or renew the Society will need to apply for this before 1st April each year or a late penalty fee of £15 will be charged.


VHS Regional Final qualification. All competitors placed 1stto 4thin each Area Qualifier class will qualify for the corresponding class at VHS Regional Finals.  Members must carry their card in the ring at all times and have their showing card signed by the judgeas proof of qualification.  Non-members will receive a red qualification cardwhich can be exchanged for signed showing card when applying for VHS membership, this MUST be done within 21 days of qualification. It is the competitors’ responsibility to present their Showing card to the judge.

Regional Finals are open to members only


All competitors are eligible to enter open classes at the National Veteran Championships,
30th August – 1st September 2024.  No qualification or membership necessary.  See VHS website for schedule which is available mid season in 2024.


For further information please visit the VHS website www.veteran-horse-society.co.uk  or telephone the VHS Show Office on 01239 881300 or 07789 514004.


25 February
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Natalie Price


Indoor Arena