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National Balmoral Championships

Balmoral Park, Haltown Road, Lisburn, BT27 5RF

SuffixHorses & Ponies (SS)
AddressBalmoral Showgrounds
Halftown Road
Lisburn, BT27 5RF, Down
DatesSunday 14th to Wednesday 17th July 2019
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Monday 15th July 2019 Monday 15 July 2019
MAIN ARENA START TIME 9AM Prize (€) Entry (€)
1 18. Ballyward Equestrian Ulster Region 1.20m 750 £25 View Entries View Results
2 19. 1.30m Incorporating 6/7 year olds handicap 750 £25 View Entries View Results
3 20. Ballyward Equestrian Ulster Region 1.35 1,500 £35 View Entries View Results
4 21. Ballyward Equestrian 90 cm 150 £20 View Entries View Results
5 22. Ballyward Equestrian 1m 150 £20 View Entries View Results
6 23. Ballyward Equestrian Ulster Region 1.10m 200 £20 View Entries View Results
7 24. Amateur 1 UR Ulster Amateur Cup Class IN KIND £20 View Entries View Results
8 25. Amateur 2 Horseware Ireland Super League IN KIND £20 View Entries View Results
Course Designer/sRay Buchanan (Senior National), David Nicholl (National), Sylvia Nicholl (National), Colm Quinn (Senior National), Rafael Suarez (Senior National)
Rafael Suarez (Sen Nat) (FEI Level 2) Course designer- Main Eikon Arena. Colm Quinn (Sen Nat) Course designer Balmoral Arena 2. Assistants David Nicholl (Nat) Ray Buchanan (Sen Nat) Sylvia Nicholl (Nat)
Enquiries / Tel: 07568 427137
Safety OfficerLithgow Currie, Stephen McAlinden, Ray Buchanan
Show Director: Ray Buchanan
Assistant Show Director Derek Reid
Show Secretary: Grace Carlisle
Pony Coordinator: Aldyth Roulston
Horse Coordinator: Graham McIntyre
Stable Manager: Stephen McAlinden
Appeals Committee: Ray Buchanan, Myrtle Peak, Frances Monteith
Secretariat: Allison Mercer, Frances Monteith, Chantal Kane, Myrtle Peak
Judges Coordinator & Field Steward: Nicola Tang

Rules and Regulations for SJI National Balmoral Championships 2019
Pre-paid entries for all classes must be received online through horsemonkey by Thurs 11th July. Visit and search for national balmoral championships or click /type in the following link:
Competitors open a free account, add entries to basket and check out. Online chat support is availalbe by clicking blue icon for website queries. All entries must be fully paid to be accepted and included in start lists. Email or call show secretary with any queries.
Entry fee refunded for withdrawals up until 8.30pm the evening before relevant class.
Championships requiring qualification do not require pre-entry by this date and instead the system will be open to enter for qualified combinations on the day of qualification. (classes 35,36,37,39,40,41,42)
Entries for Event 23, Ballyward Equestrian Ulster Region Summer Horse Tour 1.35m, Event 28 Underwriting Exchange National Grand Prix League and Event 38 TRM/HSI New Heights Championship Grand Prix will open with SJI online system on Monday 8th July and close on Thursday 11th July at 4pm.
As Arena time is at a premium, the organisers have laid down the following rules - Horse riders may only enter three horses in any class, except event 28 where SJI and Event series rules apply, and may only qualify 2 horses for all championships except event 39 where amateurs may only qualify one horse. Should a rider qualify more than the requisite number, those first qualified will be considered as taking up Championship places, unless the show office is informed otherwise within 30 minutes from the announcement of the results of the last relevant competition.
Unless otherwise stated in the schedule, or where series rules apply, all qualifying horse competitions will be run under Article 274.8.5, (special Two Phase Competition) and all Championship competitions - under Article 238.2.2. (Competition against the clock.
Stabling: A limited number of stables are available on site at a cost of £30 for one night, £50 for two nights or £60 for three nights per horse. Stables must be booked and paid for at time of entry through the online horsemonkey website. ( refund available if cancelled by 9.00 p.m. on Friday, 12th July. No bedding will be provided. Limited Hook up is available at a price of £30 and must also be booked and paid for at time of entry through the online entry system.
All classes will be run in strict drawn order, start lists for each class will be available through the website and on our Facebook page: from Saturday 13th July. Competitors are expected to be ready on time, with the correct animal. Main Arena will take precedence over Horse Rings.
There will also be an area 17 Pony Club Jumps Ahead Class on the final day Wednesday 17th July
Rugs and sashes will be awarded to the winners of the following pony classes (1,3,5,7,9). There will also be a rug awarded to the winner of each championship horse class (classes 33,35,36,37,38,39,40, 41, 42)