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Guide to the Wessex Heavy Horse Show 2017

All Heavy Horse classes are open to horses of any recognised heavy horse (heavy draft horse) breed registered with the appropriate breed society. Classes are open to other horses as specified in the show schedule. For other rules and requirements, please refer to the schedule.

Competitors are required to include with their entry a certificate of third-party liability insurance valid for the day of the show.

Hard hats must be worn for competitors in the Young Handler and Ridden classes. Certification requirements are detailed in the Schedule.

The Wessex Heavy Horse Show 2017 includes the following classes:

Gelding 3yo and Over

Mare 3yo and Over

Colt or Filly Foal

Yearling Filly, Colt or Gelding

Show Harness

Best Grey

Best Shod

Best Plaited Tail

Demonstration of Horse Drawn Vehicles (Ladies Cart, Agricultural Turnout or Trade Turnout)

Young Handler (aged 10-17)

Ridden Heavy Horse, Pure and Part Bred


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