Blakesley Show holds around 70 equestrian classes including qualifiers for Olympia and the Royal International Horse Show.

In-hand classes for Brood Mares and Youngstock are judged in the Main Ring, followed by the Working Hunter classes.  

Unaffiliated Show-jumping classes take place throughout the day in the Foxhill Equestrian Ring, with sections for Juniors, Seniors and Children.

Rings 3 and 4 hold the Pony Club Poinies and Unaffiliated Showing classes in the morning, with the Gymkhana taking place in the afternoon.

The Feed Shed Ring has In Hand Mountain & Moorland classes and Heritage M&M Ridden classes, followed by Senior Showing classes for both In Hand and Ridden classes for veteran horses and ponies. 

The Buckingham Equine Vets Ring with a professionally designed Working Hunter course, sees the Working Hunter jumping phase, followed by Working Hunter Pony classes throughout the day.

Finally, Ring 7 has various classes for Retrained Racehorses, and a section for Skewbald and Piebald horses hoping to qualify for the Royal International Horse Show. In the afternoon the Heritage Mountain & Moorland Ridden classes are held with first and second prize winners in each class qualifying for a Semi-Final at Arena U.K.

Equine Influenza and Tetanus vaccinations are a compulsory requirement for all horses attending the Blakesley Show. The requirement for the first 3 vaccinations is as follows: the first 2 vaccinations 21 – 92 days apart, a third booster between 150-215 days, and annual booster vaccination within 365 days thereafter. No horse should enter competitions within 7 days of an EI vaccination. Foals should commence vaccinations at 6 months old. This Rule may be subject to change from guidance from the FEI/BEF and any changes will be notified via the Showing Council and ASAO websites. Blakesley Show reserves the right to carry out spot checks, so please ensure that in accordance with regulations your horse/pony passport accompanies them to the show.


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