52. GELDING or COLT.
Two Year Olds
54. GELDING or COLT, with potential to carry over 83kgs (13st).
55. GELDING or COLT, with potential to carry up to 83kgs (13st).
Three Year Olds
57. GELDING, with potential to carry over 83kg (13st).
58. GELDING, with potential to carry up to 83kg (13st).
To promote the breeding of correct, athletic horses with good movement and excellent conformation capable of excelling in the various disciplines.
They should have good flat bone, excellent conformation, substance, quality and movement.
RDS Members: €234 each entry; Non-Members: €265 each entry
Awards & Prizes
The number of prizes awarded is based on the number of animals catalogued. For more information please click here
Classes 52 – 56:
- 1st €595
- 2nd €415
- 3rd €320
- 4th €222
- 5th €160
Classes 57 - 59:
- 1st €1,750
- 2nd €1,500
- 3rd €1,000
- 4th €500
- 5th €250
The RDS will present a Champion Prize of €2,000 and a Reserve Champion Prize of €1,000 for the Overall Champion Young Horse.
The RDS will present a Champion Prize of €1,000 and a Reserve Champion Prize of €500 for the Champion Traditionally Bred Young Horse.
McCusker Group of Lurgan, Co. Armagh, have kindly sponsored the best turned out and breeder's prize in each of the Young Horse classes. The breeder of the winning horse in each class as well as the winner of the best turned out will each receive €100. The best turned out will be judged by the judges in the Ring.
Cups & Trophies
Cup No. 7 – Perpetual Challenge Trophy for the Champion Traditionally Bred Young Horse. The first and second prize-winners in Classes 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, and 59 will compete for this Cup.
Cup No. 39 – Perpetual Challenge Cup presented for the Champion Yearling (Classes 52 and 53).
Cup No. 40 – Perpetual Challenge Cup for the Champion Two Year Old (Classes 54 – 56).
Cup No. 46 – The “Laidlaw” Perpetual Challenge Cup for the overall Champion Young Horse. Champions and Reserves from Cups 39, 40, 73 and 145 will compete for this Cup.
Cup No. 73 – The “Anthony Maude” Perpetual Challenge Cup for the Champion Three Year Old. First and second prize winners in Classes 57 – 61 will compete for this Cup.
Cup No. 145 – The “Owen Ryan” Perpetual Challenge Cup for the Champion yearling, two or three year old filly. The first and second prize-winning fillies in Classes 53, 56, 59 and 61 will compete for this Cup.
The Champion and Reserve Champion Yearling, Two Year Old, Three Year Old, the Champion and Reserve Champion of the Laidlaw Cup, and the Champion and Reserve Champion of the Traditionally Bred Young Horse are required to participate in the Parade of Champions on Friday 9 August. Further details available here.