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Qualifiers 2021

Information on area, direct and regional qualifiers 2021

Veteran Horse Society Rule Book

Rule Book.

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National Championships

All information regarding the V.H.S national championships

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A Guide To Showing A Veteran

(For more detailed information please refer to the Rule Book)

 

The Veteran Horse Society hosts showing classes throughout the UK at a variety of shows, From local to County level.

You can find shows locally to you by simply following the competing link on this website.

Shows are constantly updated as more shows choose our affiliation.

 

 

Foundation Classes

AREA QUALIFIER (1st round)

Pre-Veteran (15-19 years) In hand and Ridden

Veteran (20-24 years) In hand and Ridden

Diamond (25 years Plus) In hand and Ridden

Qualification System

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.

To enter a Regional (2nd round) you MUST qualify and become a member before entering.

Qualifying From an Area Show to a Regional Final.

 

VHS Regional Final qualification. All competitors placed 1st to 4th in each age category, in an area qualifier, will qualify for the corresponding class at VHS Regional Finals. Members will present their Show Card to the Judge for signing, whilst non-members will receive a red card which can then be exchanged for a verified Show Card on receipt of their Membership application. Regional Finals are open to qualified members only. (To enter a Regional (2nd round) you MUST qualify from an Area Qualifier)

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DIRECT QUALIFIER. (2nd round)

This is one of 2 direct routes to the Supreme.

(To include M&M Supreme Final Ticket)

Pre-Veteran (15-19 years) In hand and Ridden

Veteran (20-24 years) In hand and Ridden

Diamond (25 years Plus) In hand and Ridden

 

Open to Full members OR Day memberS only. Day membership must be purchased from VHS head office in advance of the show, at a cost of £20. Non Members  to purchase Day Membership  which includes a temporary Membership Card and age badge.
Cards will be required to be shown  to the ring steward before entering the ring.

1st & 2nd Place to qualify to the Supreme VHS Final

3rd & 4th Place to qualify for the Regional Finals.

Competitors placed 1st and 2nd in each class will qualify. If the competitor has already qualified or does not wish to attend, they must refuse the qualification and pass it down the line on the day.

The qualifying Member is to present the show card to the judge once line up has been called after or during rosette presentation.

M&M Supreme Final qualification.

The highest placed M&M in each age class will receive a yellow qualification card and the competitor must also hand the judge their showing card for signing, allowing them to enter the VHS M&M Supreme Final at the National Veteran Open Championships. This is awarded upon the judges’ discretion.

 

Entries for the VHS Supreme Final must made within 21 days of qualification date. Late entries are no longer permitted, due to large entry numbers.

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Grooms are expected to turnout to a high standard or points will be lost

Outdoor National Championships

REGIONAL FINAL   (2nd round)

This is one of the final rounds to the Supreme Final

(To include M&M Supreme Final Ticket)

Pre-Veteran (15-19 years) In hand and Ridden

Veteran (20-24 years) In hand and Ridden

Diamond (25 years Plus) In hand and Ridden

 

Only fully qualified Members holding a verified or Signed Showing Card for the current year and current VHS membership card and may enter. All cards must be carried in the ring and produced on request – no exceptions will be made. 

1st & 2nd Place to qualify to the Supreme VHS Final

3rd & 4th Place to qualify for the Regional Finals

Supreme Final qualification.

Competitors placed 1st and 2nd in each class will qualify. If the competitor has already qualified or does not wish to attend, they must refuse the qualification and pass it down the line on the day. The qualifying Member is to present the show card to the judge once line up has been called after or during rosette presentation. Entries for the VHS Supreme Final must made within 21 days of qualification date. Late entries are no longer permitted, due to large entry numbers.

M&M Supreme Final qualification.

The highest placed M&M in each age class will receive a yellow qualification card and the competitor must also hand the judge their showing card for signing, allowing them to enter the VHS M&M Supreme Final at the National Veteran Open Championships. This is awarded upon the judges’ discretion.

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GOLDEN TICKET  

This is open to breed and colour National Championships only.  The overall Veteran Champion and Reserve (Ridden or Inhand) are issued with a Golden Ticket to the Supreme Final of their relevant age category.  This maybe handed down but no lower than 4th place. 

 

They may not be members to gain qualification and may enter the Supreme Final in the attire they qualified in. 

 

However, Membership and class entry is to be made within 2 weeks of qualification.  Non Members must then make themselves aware of the VHS Rule Book for that relevant year.