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.
SAFE, CLEAN AND NEAT ATTIRE
CORRECT HELMET ADJUSTMENT
NO INAPPROPRIATE JEWELRY
BOOTS CLEAN AND IN GOOD REPAIR
SPURS (if used) POLISHED & FITTED CORRECTLY
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
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