The sole criterion for this class is the elegance of the picture presented by horse/pony and rider, and the way of going of the horse/pony. Safe tack must be used. Detailed inspection of the rider’s period costume is not required. Fancy dress is not permitted. Competitors are required to walk, trot and canter. No individual show is required but the judge may ask small groups of 3 or 4 riders to give short displays. Juniors must wear hats to current British Safety Standards or above for this class. Adult riders not wearing such hats do so at their own risk. Competitors should produce a brief resume about their costumes for the commentator, when submitting their entry.
CLASS RULES, REGULATIONS & QUALIFIERS
Class 509 & 509 are affiliated to the Side Saddle Association and shall be run under the current rules defined in the SSA Member’s Handbook. Open to SSA Members and non-members.
The six highest placed competitors in class 508 will qualify for the JVJ Championships 2022. Qualifying cards will be awarded in the ring.