Schedules and Events

SHOWS AND EVENTS 2019

COMPETITION RULES:
FALLS: A fall of horse/pony or rider in any class run under Side Saddle Association rules will result in disqualification, and the rider must leave the ring dismounted. It is strongly recommended that medical advice is then sought before competing in any other class.
JUNIOR COMPETITORS (SSA Members or Non SSA Members): MUST have attained their 5th birthday and be under 18 on 1st January of the current year and MUST wear a correctly secured Skull Caps/Riding Hat that meets one of the following current Safety Standards in all classes affiliated to or run by the SSA: All PAS 015; VG1; ASTM F1163 04a onwards; SNELL E2001; AS/NZS 3838 2003 onwards. In addition the new BS/EN standard will be allowed, once approved with the finalised number being advised in due course. A Spur or Spur band is not permitted in any class where jumping is involved.
ADULT COMPETITORS (SSA Members or Non SSA Members): MUST be aged 18 or over on 1st January of the current year and MUST wear a correctly secured Skull Caps/Riding Hat that meets one of the following current Safety Standards where indicated in the competition rules: All PAS 015; VG1; ASTM F1163 04a onwards; SNELL E2001; AS/NZS 3838 2003 onwards. In addition the new BS/EN standard will be allowed, once approved with the finalised number being advised in due course Where safety hats are not compulsory, Adult competitors wear alternative headgear at their own risk.
LEAD REIN competitors MUST compete Hors Concours in any SSA affiliated class unless otherwise stated.
QUALIFIERS: Shows held up to and including the first day of the 2019 National Side Saddle Show will be Qualifiers for 2019. Shows held after that date will be Qualifiers for the following year.

16th March
2-6pm
On Foot Clinic, The Lodge Equestrian, Wilford Road, Ruddington
Nottingham, NG11 6NA

This clinic is ideal for all new, novice riders as well as experienced and established riders ahead of their first shows of the season:

The afternoon will include :

  • What we see as Judges
  • What you can do as a rider to improve your way of going and turnout
  • Turnout/Ringcraft
  • 2019 Rule Changes
  • How to get your horse jumping side saddle

Please register your interest by emailing [email protected]  It is FREE to ALL SSA Members and a £5 charge to Non-Members.

28th April
Equestrian Life Winter Open Show, Oakridge Arena, Collingham, Newark, Notts
https://www.equestrianlifemagazine.co.uk/winter-showing-championships/

5th May
Area 12 Spring Show, Notts Derby Horse Show, Longmoor Lane, Long Eaton
Schedule : AREA 12 SPRING SHOW 2019 FINAL APPROVED
To pre-enter the side saddle classes, please use the entry form at the bottom of this page, to enter side saddle classes
on the day and/or the astride classes within the Notts Derby Schedule, please refer to their website at
www.nottsderbyhorseshow.com

11th-12th May
Nottinghamshire County Show, Newark Showground
www.nottinghamshirecountyshow.com

9th June
Area 12 Summer Show, Pleasley Vale, Notts
Schedule : Area 12 Summer Show 2019 Final Approved
To pre-enter, please use the entry form at the bottom of this page

23rd June
Derbyshire County Show, Elvaston Castle, Derby
www.derbyshirecountyshow.org.uk

2nd-4th August
National Side Saddle Show, Addington Manor
http://www.nationalsidesaddleshow.co.uk/

13th-14th September
BSHA National Championships, Addington Manor
www.britishshowhorse.org

14th September
Collingham and District Show
www.collinghamshow.com

26th September **
Schedule : AREA 12 AUTUMN SHOW 2019 Final Approved
Area 12 Autumn Show, Flintham and District Ploughing Match
www.flinthamshow.co.uk
To pre-enter the side saddle classes, please use the entry form below.  To enter the side side saddle classes on the day
or the astride classes at Flintham Show, please come to the Secretary’s tent.
** Please note this show may be subject to change **

28th September
Southwell Ploughing Match, Thoresby Estate, Notts
www.southwellploughingmatch.co.uk

29th September
Judges and Instructors Seminar
Venue and details TBC

Area Entry Form : entry forms