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Showground Rules

  • Stables/bedding to be booked direct with Onley.
  • All members and competitors must comply with all Onley showground rules.
  • Dogs must be kept on leads at all times. Owners must pick up after their dogs, anyone found not doing so will be fined £10 and may be asked to leave the showground.
  • Mucking out onto the showground is forbidden. Please ensure you pick up droppings and loose hay before you depart and leave the parking area clean and tidy.
  • Any person participating in any way or who conducts themselves in a manner that might bring the Association into disrepute will be asked to leave the showground and may be subject to disciplinary.

Neither the organisers, Landowners, Committee or Agents of the TGCA accept liability for any accident, loss, damage, injury or illness to horses, owners, riders, spectators, land or any person or property whatsoever, whether caused by negligence, breach of contract or in any way whatsoever

TGCA Rules

Entries are deemed as in acceptance of ALL relevant TGCA rules including the showing rules set out in the current members handbook (please refer to TGCA website) as well as those on this schedule

  • TOYS operates under the current TGCA Rule Book
  • Show Timings, Judges & Breaks will be displayed on each Ring Notice Board. 
  • The TGCA committee reserve the right to alter the times and judges of classes
  • The TGCA reserve the right to refuse an entry without giving a reason. 
  • No entries fees will be met with a refund unless a relevant, current veterinary certificate is provided.
  • The TGCA reserve the right to alter or cancel any class they see fit without giving a reason 
  • Classes may be split into sections if entries warrant. 
  • Hats must be worn at all times and must be up to current safety standards in accordance with affiliated rules. 
  • In the event of the show being cancelled as whole TGCA do not accept any responsibility of any of its Third Party affiliations.
  • The decision of the judges and/or the TGCA is final.  

Restricted Ridden Finals Qualifiers

  • Open to exhibits 4 years and over, not to have qualified for HOYS, RIHS or been placed 1st – 3rd in any TOYS Finals in the current or previous year
  • These qualifications can be obtained when competing in any TGCA ridden qualifier class in addition to the ridden final qualification.
  • Qualification is awarded to the highest placed eligible exhibitor and the judge may sign the ridden section of the qualification card should the exhibitor be in a qualifying position plus the restricted ridden section of the qualification card provided the exhibitor is the highest placed eligible exhibitor.
  • Exhibitors may ask the judge to sign the restricted section of the card regardless of their class placing providing they are the highest placed eligible exhibitor and any exhibitor placed above them has not had the restricted section of their card signed.
  • Should a qualification for either HOYS  or  RIHS before  the  relevant  year‘s TGCA Championship  Show ― TOYS be obtained,  then the qualification  for the  Restricted Ridden Final will be forfeited.

Home Produced Classes

Home Produced classes are open to horses and ponies that have been stabled at home (without any paid assistance) or kept at livery on a DIY basis in previous and current year. Horses/ponies must not have been shown or trained by a professional Producer or kept at full livery at any time during this period (except for service in the case of Brood Mares). To be owned/kept, produced, ridden/handled by a person who does not derive their main income from working with horses/ponies (including benefits or goods in kind). It is anticipated that exhibitors will enter in the true spirit of this competition.


Any objections must be submitted in writing to the show office within 30 minutes of the completion of the class with a deposit of £50.00 cash, which will be non-refundable in the event the objection is not upheld