Conditions for Entry
Open to horses registered in any WAHO
accepted studbook by the closing date of entries 26 June
2017. No qualification requirements.
Entry restrictions: Title Show or A Show Champion Gold
and Silver medal winners are not allowed to take part in a
B show for the rest of that calendar year and the two
calendar years following, unless the horse has passed from
a yearling to junior, from junior to a senior category.
Geldings that have won Champion Gold or Silver medals at a
Title Show or an A show cannot be shown at B shows for the
rest of that calendar year and one calendar year
following. Anybody entering an overqualified horse will be
liable to a fine of 600 and the horse will be
1. Fillies born 2017
2. Colts born 2017
3. Yearling Fillies ( * 2016)
4. Yearling Colts ( * 2016)
5. Fillies 2 years old ( * 2015)
6. Colts 2 years old ( *2015)
7. Fillies 3 years old ( *2014)
8. Colts 3 years old (* 2014)
9. Mares 4-5-6 years old ( * 2013-2011 )
10. Mares 7-8-9 years old ( * 2010
11. Mares 10 years and older ( * 2007
12. Stallions 4-5-6 years old ( * 2013
13. Stallions 7-8-9 years old ( * 2010
14. Stallions 10 years and older ( * 2007
17. Ridden classes
classes with fewer than 10 entries may
not be split. Classes with fewer than 3 horses will be
merged. The age groups of classes 9 tot 16 may be
re-aranged to overcome any undue imballance in the size of
classes. In mare classes foals will be allowed to
accompany their mothers into the ring if suitable halted
Judges for in-hand classes
Mrs Janice McCrea
Mr Graham Smith
Mr Jerzy Bialobok
Dr. Rob Heijmans
Method of Judging
10 points system with half-points
Type, head and neck, body and topline, legs, and
each be awarded points from 1-10 by each of five judges.
The total of
points will be divided by the number of judges to give a
score out of 50
for the horse. In the event of a tie for, the higher
place will be given to the horse with the most points
for type. If there is still a tie the higher place will
be given to the horse with the most points for movement.
Failing a decision on either of these, one judge chosen
by ballot will name his preference. 1st and 2nd places
horses of each class qualify for their respective
c) Open Method
The Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winners will be
selected from amongst all the horses which have qualified
in their respective classes for each championship.
The number of horses qualified from each class will be
officially announced by the show organizer in the schedule
and the show catalogue.
- 1. The Championships will be judged as follows: a.
All the horses qualified for the championship will
enter the ring and line up according to the numerical
order of their catalogue numbers.
- b. The horses will be judged individually,
standing and trotting.
- c. Each judge will nominate his choice for gold
silver and bronze medals together at the same time,
from amongst all the horses qualified for the
Points will be given to the nominated horses as
- A horse nominated by a judge for Gold Medal will
receive 4 points.
- A horse nominated by a judge for Silver Medal will
receive 2 points.
- A horse nominated by a judge for Bronze Medal will
receive 1 point.
The Gold Medal will be awarded to the horse with the
highest number of championship points.
The Silver Medal will be awarded to the horse with the
number of championship points.
The Bronze Medal will be awarded to the horse with the
number of championship points.
In the case of a tie, the Rules for Ties in
championships will be followed.
The judges will not discuss the horses.
2. A fourth horse will be selected, which will become
the Bronze medal winner should one of the three medal
winners be disqualified. If this exhibit is not apparent
from the voting papers, the judges will be asked to
nominate one. This horse will not be announced. In the
event that two or more of the medal winners are
disqualified, no further substitution will be made.
3. All horses that qualify for their respective
Championships must take part in the Championship. Unless a
certificate from the DC veterinarian is produced,
failure to compete will disqualify
the horse from the show, with its record of score and
class placing being deleted and the horse being
disqualified from showing for the period of one year as
from the date of the show. In the event of a
disqualification, horses placed behind the disqualified
horse will move up a place in the class. Should a horse be
sent out of the ring by the judges or taken out by the
handler for any reason, it will be deemed to have taken
part in the championship.
4. In Title and A shows all horses that qualified for
their respective Championship must remain at the
showground until after their championships.
In those shows where foal classes are held:
- a) Foals may not compete in EAHSC Championships, nor
will they qualify for any future Title or A Show.
- b) When foal classes are organized at EAHSC
affiliated shows, the EAHSC Rules will apply.
- c) Foals must have a minimum age of four weeks at
the date of the show, and must be shown at foot (with
the dam) up to 6 months of age. Orphaned or rejected
foals under six month may not be shown.
- d) The use of metal halters and halters with metal
chains is forbidden.
- e) A comparative judging system is recommended.
- f) All the rules pertaining to foal classes must be
clearly indicated in the schedule and the catalogue.
- g) With regards to stricter rules for the welfare of
foals, organisers may introduce their own rules as long
as these are presented to ECAHO for approval prior to
sending out the schedule and are clearly stated in the
show schedule and catalogue.
Foals - for identification purposes:
Foals under six months shown in foal classes with their
own mother need no special documentation, but the mother
must have all necessary documents.
Foals over 6 months shown without their dam, foals from
Embryo Transplant or foals with foster mothers which are
shown in foal classes and do not yet have a passport, must
be micro-chipped and in possession of a copy
A photocopy of the vaccination
certificate and the presently
valid registration document ( passport) and pedigree
showing name of horse, sex and date of birth should
accompany the entry for each exhibit so that errors in
the catalogue and allocation of horses to classes are
avoided. Where the year only is given for date of birth,
horses will be deemed to have been born on 1st January.
Passports for horses registered in Europe ( or
registration Certificate for horses from outside Europe
) with graphic description to be presented at the show.
Blue Book 2017 is fully applicable
Conditions of Payment
Entry and stabling fees (if not sent with entry forms)
should be payed by
Bank-to-Bank draft payable to Q
trade B bvba Elderenstraat 57 3700 Tongeren B.
Bank ref. : BNP Paribas Maastrichterstraat 6 3700
IBAN BE59 0016 9176 9926 BIC :
For foreigners, please add 12,50 to the total
The entry, stabling, publicity fees and sponsoring
should be payed before 5 July 2017.
Entry fee per in-hand exhibit 95
Amateur/ ridden/gelding free in combination with
Amateur /ridden/gelding 30
(inclusive of VAT)
Permanent box 130
above stabling charges cover up to 4 nights as detailed
should be posted to the Secretary :
Mr. & Mrs. Everars van den Broek
Fax : +32
There will be no refund of entry fees,
except when an entry has to be refused because the show is
Stabling available 4 nights (10.00 hrs 13th July-10.00
hrs 16th July)
Straw will be supplied.
Hay and extra straw will be available for free.
Horses must be put into the boxes allocated to them.
ANY EXHIBITORS HORSE OCCUPYING STABLING NOT ALLOCATED
TO IT (THUS PREVENTING USE OF THE STABLE BY THE RIGHTFUL
OCCUPIER), WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO COMPETE FOR THE DURATION
OF THE SHOW.
The show organisers will decide the classes. The starting
order will be
decided by lot (and NOT in the order in
which entries are received).
number sheets for the in-hand classes and liberty which
are to be returned, will be obtained at the secretary at
the showground on payment of 12,50 deposit.
Handlers in in-hand classes are
requested to wear predominantly white clothing. In-hand
horses must be shown in normally accepted show bridles or
headcollars which are of sufficient strength to ensure the
exhibits do not get loose in the ring. Colts and stallions
ages 3 years and over must be bitted. The penalty for
owners of horses which get loose in the ring will be an
immidiate fine of 75 for each offence and the horse will
be shown last in his class.
Protests will be handled in accordance with ECAHO Rules
except that no
deposit need be lodged in the event of an alleged
incorrect calculation of results.
All horses have tho have their vaccination certificates
endored by a
veterinary officer. Horses need 2 or 3 primary
influenza not less than 21 days and no more than 92 days
Vaccination regulations will follow those of the
NO HORSE WILL BE ACCEPTED IF IT HAS RECEIVED AN
INJECTION OF INFLUENZA VACCINE WITHIN THE TEN DAYS
PREVIOUS TO THE SHOW.
HORSES WITHOUT A VALID VACCINATION CERTIFICATE WILL NOT
BE ALLOWED TO COMPETE. Original documents have to be
presented on demand
for grooms will be available on the showgrounds.
Doctor, vet and blacksmith A
doctor, a vet and a farrier will be available throughout
Costs are to be covered by the
exhibitor. The organisers, accept no liability for
The organisers shall not be liable for death, injury,
disease or damage to
any person, horse or property
It is, furthermore, an express condition of entry that
each entrant shall indemnify the organisers against all
actions, costs, claims, demands or liability whatsever
arising out of any action in which he or she may be
Charges for admission Spectators free
Children 12 years free
space 25 (make reservation on entry form)
The organisers have the right to cancel
all arrangements at their discretion in the event
Act of God.