Cobs

Classes

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22. MARE or GELDING, Light-Weight, 4 years old or over. Capable of carrying up to 89kg (14st), exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 155cms.
To be ridden by riders who have attained their 16th birthday by 1 January 2018.

23. MARE or GELDING, Heavy-Weight, 4 years old or over, capable of carrying 89kg (14st) and upwards, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 155cms.
To be ridden by riders who have attained their 16th birthday by 1 January 2018.

24. MAXI COB, mare or gelding, 4 years old or over, exceeding 155cms, to be judged as Cobs.
To be shown with hogged mane. To be ridden by riders who have attained their 16th birthday by 1 January 2018.

Aim

To demonstrate the versatility and usefulness of the Cob.

The Cob is a small, short-limbed animal with a deep girth and with the ability to carry weight across country.  The Cob is easily kept, has a good temperament, good movement, powerful hindquarters and a quality shoulder and head.


Entry Fee

RDS Members: €306 each entry; Non-Members: €331 each entry.


Rules

If there are fewer than 6 entries in either of classes 22 and 23, the classes may be amalgamated.

Exhibits in the Cobs (Classes 22 & 23) must have a current and valid measurement under the Show Jumping Ireland / Irish Pony Society Measurement Scheme and their passports must be available on arrival for inspection.

It is compulsory that all 4 and 5 year old horses entered in these classes have competed in a minimum of three shows prior to the 1st of August 2018.   Please note, exhibitors will be required to state the three shows on their entry form.  An allowance will be made for exhibitors who wish to compete in a Show scheduled between their time of entry and the 1st of August, i.e exhibitors will be permitted to list a show that they intend to compete in.  If an exhibitor lists a future show, but is then unable to attend the nominated show for reasons of force majeure, the exhibitor must declare this to the Equestrian Office before the 1st of August.

Proof of participation at these shows may be requested on arrival at the Dublin Horse Show, and should incorrect or inaccurate information be supplied it will incur elimination. 
For 5 year old horses who competed as 4 year olds in 2017, this experience may be used to fulfil the three show requirement. 


Awards & Prizes

The number of prizes awarded is based on the number of animals catalogued. For more information please click here

  • 1st €595
  • 2nd €415
  • 3rd €320
  • 4th €222
  • 5th €160

Cups & Trophies

Cup No. 48 – Perpetual Challenge Cup for the Champion Cob in the Show.  First and second prize-winners in Classes 22, 23 and 24 will compete for this Cup.


Parade

Champion and Reserve Champion are required to participate in the Parade of Champions on Sunday 12 August. Further details available here.