Side Saddle classes at Stradbally Family Fair

There will be a junior side saddle class and a ladies side saddle  class at our show on the first Sunday in July, Both classes are affiliated to Side Saddle Ireland so members may gain points towards annual awards. Special rosettes will be awarded to members of Side Saddle Ireland, along with Laois Hunt Rosettes.


Puissance Competition

Updated 28th May 2017

We are delighted to be running a Puissance Competition on the day at Stradbally Hall. Entries are 15euro, if you knock the wall you can buy back in for 5 euro. For all enquiries please contact Barry on 0860871935




Derby Competition

Updated 28th May 2017

Ring 4: Derby competition 12 p.m. sharp

Class 23: Derby competition 70cm. Entry fee €15

Class 24: Derby competition 80cm: Entry fee €15

Class 25: Derby competition 90cm. Entry fee €15

Class 26: Derby competition 100cm: Entry fee €15

Enquiries please TEXT Barry Fingleton 0860871935. Pay on the day at entries tent where you will receive a numbered ticket which must be handed over to the steward in the Derby ring. One class €15, subsequent classes for the same horse and rider €10.

Showing information

Updated 28th May 2017

Classes may be amalgamated or cancelled if there are insufficient entries.

Riders should prepare an individual show unless ride judge is specified in class description.

All riders must wear an approved helmet with chin strap. Neat and tidy turnout is essential.

The judges decision is final in all circumstances and riders must obey stewards instructions at all times.

Please TEXT Ciara on 0872266321 with any questions and she will reply or phone you back asap

Hacks, Riding Horses, Hunters, Show Cobs

Updated 28th May 2017

Ring 1: 11 a.m. sharp. Mares or geldings aged 4 years and over. Riders aged 16 years and over on 1st of January 2017. Entry fee €15 for 1 class and €10 for each and every other class.

Concessions: horses competing under Racehorse to Riding Horse rules in ring 3 may enter Class 1 OR Class 2 and/or Class 9 for the concession price of €7.50.

Ride Judge: TBC
Conformation Judge: Ms Denise Colebrooke

1. Hacks
2. Riding Horses
3. Novice Show Hunters (open to all weights and for horses who have never been placed in a hunter class to date)
4. Open Show Hunters (open to all weights and for horses who have won or been placed in a hunter class to date)
5. Show Cob (open to all weights)

Championship of classes 1-5.

Break for lunch