Cobs

Classes

  • When: Fri 11 August, 15:10 - 18:30
  • Where: Ring 2

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 2017.

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 2017.


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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 2017.

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: €300 each entry; Non-Members: €325 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.


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 13 August. Further details available here.