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Maes y Coed, Llanarth
Ceredigion SA47 0RG
United Kingdom

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Show Guide - In-Hand

Showing a Palomino in BPS Affiliated Classes – Turn-Out Rules and Tips

Turn-Out for BPS Affiliated IN-HAND Classes

Horse

  • Free mane and tail – this simply means No plaits. The mane & tail may be pulled, trimmed or full. This applies for ALL breeds and types
  • Hogging or partial hogging (exaggerated bridle path) is not permitted. This applies to ALL breeds and types
  • No falsification of markings – ie creating white markings where they don’t exist
  • Hooves – do not paint white hooves black (that would fall under falsification of markings) clear oil is best so that the natural colour of the hoof shows through
  • Highlighting of facial features should be kept to a minimum. The aim is to extenuate the features
  • Trimming of tactile hairs around muzzle – the society recognises that this is a common practice; however the removal of these hairs should be avoided
  • Tactile hairs around the eyes should not be removed

Tack

  • Colts and stallions 2 years and over MUST be suitably bitted (no chifneys permitted)
  • Bridle/halter should be suitable for the type or breed and age of animal
  • It is permitted for animals over 4 years to be shown in a double bridle
  • No additional tack may be worn – such as stallion rollers or Arabian neck pieces

Handler

  • Show canes ONLY. Maximum of 75cm (30”) with no added attachments
  • Smart appearance in keeping with the breed or type of your animal
  • NO jeans
  • Suitable safe footwear
  • It is advised that children under 16 wear a correctly fitted and up to standard hard hat
  • It is advised that handlers of stallions wear a correctly fitted and up to standard hard hat
  • Gloves are a sensible idea!
  • No advertising of sponsors or studs to be displayed on clothing
  • Wear the correct number for your exhibit
  • Long hair should be tied back

Other Cream Dilutes

Much simpler!
For in-hand and ridden cream dilutes you turn out suitable
to your type or breed of animal.


DON’T FORGET YOUR MEMBERSHIP CARD!
YOU MAY BE ASKED FOR IT BY THE RING STEWARD IN BOTH IN-HAND AND RIDDEN AFFILIATED CLASSES.


For more information email: Dawnc@thebritishpalominosociety.co.uk