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Turnout Inspection

Optional Classes

Turnout Inspection - for best turned out horse and rider

Saturday, July 14th 2018

There will be a sign-up sheet at the Volunteer Booth.  Turnout Inspections take place until 3.30 PM under the tent between the rings nearest to the barns.  

 Includes check of the following:  

·       Rider’s turnout– not the most expensive - just correct fit – especially the helmet, clean & approptriate attire, including boots.

·       Condition of the horse, body condition, cleanliness, healthy coat in show turnout, thorough grooming, and hoof care.

·       Tack– correct fit of saddle, bridle & saddle pad, cleanliness and condition of leather etc.

Prizes offered in three age groups

Below is a list of what the judges will be checking so you know in advance.

RIDER REQUIREMENTS

SAFE, CLEAN AND NEAT ATTIRE                              

APPROPRIATE ATTIRE

CORRECT HELMET ADJUSTMENT

NO INAPPROPRIATE JEWELRY

BOOTS CLEAN AND IN GOOD REPAIR 

SPURS (if used) POLISHED & FITTED CORRECTLY

HORSE CONDITION

BODY CONDITION – including correct muscle

WELL GROOMED  AND WITH HEALTHY COAT 

MANE AND TAIL CLEAN & TANGLE FREE

FEET - WELL TRIMMED OR WELL SHOD / PICKED OUT

EYES, NOSE, LIPS AND DOCK CLEAN 

SHEATH/UDDER SHOWING REGULAR CARE

TACK CHECK

CLEAN, & SUPPLE, REFLECTING REGULAR CARE, 

NO JOCKEYS OR DIRT / METAL PARTS -  CLEAN

GOOD FIT  & SIZE - SUITABLE FOR WORK DONE

SAFETY:   STIRRUP BARS, BIT, GIRTH, STITICHING

WELL ADJUSTED: BITS & NOSEBAND & GIRTH,

ALL STRESS POINTS CLEAN - NO CRACKED LEATHER

SADDLE PAD - CLEAN & GOOD FIT

GENERAL IMPRESSION & KNOWLEDGE 

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