Tel.: 059 9145165 / 086 4057586 Postal Entry Closing Date: Fri 12th May, 2006 Introduction Following the success of the classes held in 2005, the Irish Horse Board and Dressage Ireland are again running a Potential Irish Dressage Horse Class at 6 major National shows. Eligibility This class is for 4 and 5 year old horses bred in Ireland with a green or blue passport.
Horses with breed codes ISH, RID or ID that are registered in the IHR by a stallion approved in the Main Studbook of the IHR, and with sire and dam documented on the passport, are eligible for these classes. Aim of the Class The aim of this class is to identify horses bred in Ireland who have the conformation, temperament and potential to be produced as a riding horse suitable for dressage. Format, Saddlery & Judging The class will be held in an open area, similar to a showing class. The horses to be ridden in a snaffle bridle with a cavesson, drop or flash noseband.
The horses will be judged on; The freedom and regularity of the walk trot and canter. Conformation Temperament Way of going Potential to train as a dressage horse The class will be judged by a top dressage rider and trainer. There will be a marking sheet for each rider and the best 12 horses from the 6 shows will qualify for the finals at the Dressage Ireland National Championships to be held at Cavan Equestrian Centre Co.
Cavan in September. Schedule Judge: Mr James Connors
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