Four Year Olds

Classes

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104 A. FOUR YEAR OLD HORSES

104 B. FOUR YEAR OLD HORSES

104 C. THE "MO CHROI" FOUR YEAR OLD NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Entry Fee

RDS Members: €315 each entry; Non Members: €362 each entry.


Rules

Special SJI Rules Apply - judged over one round. Speed 350 mpm. At the Dublin Horse Show, the top six horses based on points following Competitions 104 A and 104 B may be ridden by International Riders to decide the Championship. Any disobedience will incur elimination. Only hind boots as per RDS rules may be worn at the Qualifiers and the Final.

Restricted to horses registered as being bred on the Island of Ireland and those entire animals (stallions and mares) bred outside Ireland that are registered and approved/preliminary approved, or select for breeding in an Irish Studbook (Approved by the Dept of Agriculture) prior to the qualifying competition.


Qualification

There will be four qualifiers for the Four Year Old Horses.

The four year old horses will be awarded points for ‘Future Potential’, ‘Rideability’ and ‘Jumping Technique / Natural Ability’ in the second round of the qualifiers. The 7 highest placed horses at each of the four qualifiers, based on their final score, will qualify for the Dublin Horse Show.  In the event of a tie, the ‘Future Potential’, ‘Rideability’ and ‘Jumping Technique / Natural Ability’ scores in that order will decide.


Judging

The following marking system will apply for both the Qualifiers and the Final:

Four Year Old Horses (National Jumping)
 Marks
Jumping Technique / Natural Ability
10 fences @ 10 marks each
100 marks
Future Potential 50 marks
Rideability 50 marks
Total Mark 200 marks
FINAL PERCENTAGE SCORE Total Mark ÷ 2

Awards & Prizes

104 A & 104 B

  • 1st €865
  • 2nd €550
  • 3rd €370
  • 4th €290
  • 5th €240
  • 6th €185

104 C - Final

  • 1st €3,360
  • 2nd €2,220
  • 3rd €1,500
  • 4th €1,180
  • 5th €980
  • 6th €760


Cups & Trophies

Cup No. 61 – The “Seamus Hughes” Perpetual Challenge Trophy awarded for the Four Year Old ‘Mo Chroí’ National Show Jumping Championship.


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