Light Horses Competition

In hand, novelty, ridden, showing & equitation

Light Horses Schedule

Entry Fee:
Prebooked £6.00 per class
On the day £7.00 per class
£1 per entry will go toward first aid costs

  • Rosettes up to 4th place will be awarded in each class
  • Large classes may be split depending on the number of entries.
  • Some classes may be amalgamated if there are iunsufficient entries.
  • Please keep your dog on a lead at all times around horses.
  • Exhibitors are reminded that they are to abide by rules 6 to 11; as stipulated in the showground rules:
  • British Safety Standard approved hard hats must be worn as is required by the exhibitors competing in the equine sections
  • All vehicles & animals entering the show ground must be covered by at least third party insurance & have their respective licenses for travel & passports, in compliance with DEFRA legislation.
  • No horse under the age of 4 should be ridden on the show ground
  • Stallions and colts to be handled by competent young handlers
  • Cantering is strictly forbidden on the showground
  • Equitation classes are to be shown in a snaffle and no spurs


We would like to thank all of our kind sponsors in this sections and to all of the judges who have kindly agreed to attend this years Bury & District Agricultural Show


In Hand

  1. Best Condition Horse/Pony
  2. Young stock 3 years and under Gareth Holt Dip WCF
  3. Welsh Section
  4. Welsh Section C & D The Cutting Rooms
  5. Open showing under 14.2hh
  6. Open Showing Over 14.2hh
  7. Pure & Partbred Arabs
  8. Coloured Spotted & Palomino
  9. Veteran Horse/Pony 15+ years
  10. Open Show hunter Horse/Pony
  11. Young handler up to 12 years old as of January 1st 2018
  12. Mountain & Moorland Showing
  13. In Hand Champion


  1. Novelty Horse/Pony most like its owner Unity Brook Pub
  2. Novelty Bonniest Horse or Pony PDL Roofing
  3. Novelty Horse/Pony Judge would like to take home Clifford Street Motors


  1. Lead Rein Showing The Market Tavern
  2. First Ridden Showing
  3. Ridden Pure & Part bred Arabs
  4. Ridden Veteran Horse/Pony –
  5. Novice Equitation
  6. Junior Equitation
  7. Senior Equitation
  8. Riding Club horse/Pony
  9. Ridden Coloured, Spotted & Palomino Smith Fold Farm Ride
  10. Ridden Welsh Section A & B
  11. Ridden Section C & D
  12. Open Showing under 14.2hh
  13. Open Showing over 14.3hh
  14. Open Ridden Hunter Strathon Park Financial Ltd
  15. Open Ridden Mountain & Moorland
  16. Ridden Champion Missy Mares

Enter this event

Entries for this year's Show are being handled via our page on the Horse Monkey website. You are required to login or create an account if entering for the first time. The button below will take you to the booking page and this will open in a new tab.