Winslow Horse Show has a horse or pony class for everyone; from tiny tots on lead rein ponies, to egg & spoon race enthusiasts and dressage experts. Our ever popular Horse Show includes 2 riding disciplines, with rosettes for placed horse and rider combinations and trophies for class winners. Ring 1: Showing classes & a Gymkhana.


While local veterinary practice Buckingham Equine Vets are on call for equine emergencies, owners of animals needing treatment are responsible for any and all veterinary fees incurred. Please read our Horse Show notes below or contact Horse Show Secretary Jim Williams on 07583 149092 or for further information.


To download a Horse Show schedule (Showing & Gymkhana) and competitor’s notes click Horse Show Schedule 2016


RING 1: HORSE SHOWING – Prompt 9am start

(Enter at secretary’s tent – side of Ring 1)

Class 1: Best Turned Out – Sponsor: The Cutting Corner

Open to horses and ponies shown in-hand or ridden, judged 100% on turnout.

Class 2: Lead Rein – Sponsor: Addington Equestrian Centre

Open to riders 9 years & under and ponies 12.2hh & under to be ridden in a snaffle bit with lead rein on noseband and judged on suitability of pony.

Class 3: Young Horse or Pony

Open to horses and ponies 5 years and under in age shown in-hand or ridden. Age of horse to be declared.

Class 4: First Pony – Sponsor: Oliver Venn – Farriers:  07976 449402

Open to riders 12 years & under and ponies 13.2hh & under, ridden in a snaffle bridle and judged on suitability of pony. Cantering optional.

Class 5: Coloured Horse or Pony – Sponsor: – Web designers: 07836 235981

Open to coloured horses or ponies shown in-hand or ridden. Excludes dun, roan or white socks, unless socks extend above hocks/knees.

Class 6: Riding Club Horse or Pony – Sponsor: R Dickins

Open to horses or ponies. Judged on a combination of turn out, performance (must jump a small jump) and suitability as an absolute all rounder.

Class 7: Veteran Horse or Pony – Sponsor: Country Equestrian

Open to ridden or in-hand horses or ponies 15 years and over. Special oldest animal rosette.

Class 8: Mountain & Moorland – Sponsor: Robbs Tyres

Section A: Ridden Section B: In-Hand. Open to registered & unregistered ponies.

Class 9: Young Handler – Tuckwell – Agricultural Contractors: 07778 411303

Open to handlers 15 years and under judged on handling of horse or pony.

Class 10: SHOWING CHAMPIONSHIP – Sponsor: Bell Hotel

Open to the 1st and 2nd placed horses or ponies in Showing Classes 1-9.


RING 1: GYMKHANA – To start not before 2pm

(Enter at ringside. All gymkhana classes are split into 3 age sections – see notes)

Gymkhana Class 1: Cup Race

Gymkhana Class 2: Trotting Race

Gymkhana Class 3: Ride & Run Race

Gymkhana Class 4: Egg & Spoon Race

Gymkhana Class 5: Apple Bobbing Race

Gymkhana Class 6: Bending Race


Horse Show & Gymkhana Competitor’s Notes:

  • All entries taken on the day
  • All competitors participate at own risk
  • All helpers participate at own risk
  • Showing classes start at 9.00am
  • Gymkhana starts at 2.00pm
  • Gymkhana entries – ringside only (not secretary’s tent)
  • Showing entries £8 per class
  • Gymkhana entries £3 per go
  • Paramedic levy £3 per rider covers all day
  • Horse Show rosettes to 5th place & class winner trophies
  • Gymkhana classes split into 3 age sections:
    • Section A: 9 & under on lead rein only
    • Section B: 10 -14 years
    • Section C: 15 years & over
  • Gymkhana rosettes to 4th place in each age section
  • Horsebox parking free


** Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Winslow Show Horse Show **

To view a list of winners click Winslow Horse Show Winners.