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Our Equestrian section gets bigger every year -join us for one of our classes in 2023!

Scroll down for schedule and entry form!

With a packed schedule, consisting of 3 rings and 29 planned classes, there is something for every horse lover!

2023 classes – download the full schedule on this page


JUDGE: Jo Sutheran
CHIEF Steward: Jessica Lee

Clear round 8.30 until 10am (pay on the day £5 per time)

Class 1
Tots / Beginner Jumping (not to exceed 40cm) Rider 10 years and under.

Sponsored by -Marton Riding School 07956382120

Class 2
Novice pony (pony not to exceed 14.2) first jump not to exceed 50c

Sponsored by – Lucas Reis Ltd 0161 523 2929

Class 3
Scurry (one round against the clock) first fence not to exceed 60cm

Sponsored by – 

Penningtons Stables 0161 439 4895              

Class 4
Pairs Jumping (Both pairs to enter) first fence not to exceed 60cm.

Sponsored by – 

K T Equine Photography 07817805921

Class 5
Novice Horse (14.2 and over) first fence not to exceed 65cm

Sponsored by – 

Dave’s Carpet Warehouse 0161 226 2742

Class 6
 Improvers. First fence not to exceed 75cm.

Sponsored by – 

Epona Vets 01625912178

Class 7
Intermediate. First fence not to exceed 85cm

Sponsored by –

Carados 07951938000

Class 8
Open. first fence not to exceed 95cm..

Sponsored by –

Opulent Property Development Ltd 07779829233

Class 9
Puissance (In the main ring) Start fence (wall) 80cm. Prize money – £50 (winner).

Sponsored by

John Doheny Farrier – In Memory of Leslie Mitchell)

As it is a local Show any horse with £130 BSJA winnings cannot compete

JUDGE: Deborah Henthorn
CHIEF Steward: Olivia Boakes

Clear round 8.30 until 10am (pay on the day £5 per time)

Class 10

Tack and Turnout Mounted, to be judged on correct/ appropriate tack and turnout of both horse/pony and rider.

Sponsored by – 
Thomas Bradley Hair & Beauty 0161 456 4028

Class 11
Ridden Showing Horse/Pony – any height (rider any age)

Sponsored by – 

T.W Bowler Ltd 0161 487 3363

Class 12
Ridden coloured (Horse pony any height)

Sponsored by – Hunnybuns 01625 859709


Class 13
Ridden Mountain & Moorland. 

Skin Esteem – 07957984894                           

Class 14
Ridden Welsh- Section A & B

Sponsored by – 

Lisa Jay Aesthetics 0161 327 1511

Class 15
Ridden Welsh –

Section C & D

Sponsored by –

Aqueduct Equine 07928230151

Class 16
First Ridden Showing – Riders 8 Years + (Ponies not to exceed 128cm)

Sponsored by – 

Bell Hair 0161 376 3840

Class 17
Lead Reign Showing – Riders 10 years + (Ponies 122 cm and under)
Sponsored by – Mill Farm Riding School – 0161 483 8779

Class 18
Ridden Veteran – Horse/Pony – 16 Years and over

Sponsored by – Izzy Pindor Vet Physio 07802748360

Class 19

Junior Equitation – Horse/Pony Any Height – Riders 14 years and under

Sponsored by –  Barbara Sutton Travel Counsellor 07963733578

Class 20

Senior Equitation – Horse/Pony Any Height – Riders 15 years and over

Sponsored by – O’Hare’s Bar And Restaurant – 0161 419 9110

All First Place Prize winners from all classes will go forward to the championship.

Winner of the ridden championship – Prize, Riding Lesson with Jane Bailey Lee

JUDGE: Jen Bailey
CHIEF Steward: Ellie Challis

Starts 09:30

Championship for 1st and 2nd

Prize Winners from Classes 24 – 28

Class 21

Young Handler – Under 16 years to be judged on handlers’ ability/suitability of horse/pony (Any Age/height)

Kindly sponsored by Mrs Pamela Bailey in memory of her late husband Kenneth Bailey

Class 22

Tack & Turnout in Hand – Horse/Pony any height (To be judged weighted as 75% condition, 25% turnout of Horse/Pony & handler

Sponsored by – No 45 Hair Salon – 01625875600

Class 23

Veteran In Hand- Horse/Pony 16 years or over – Any Breed/Type

.Sponsored by –Eternal Envy Boutique-  01625859689  

Class 24

Youngstock Yearlings – 1- or 2-year-olds (As of 1st Jan 2023)

Sponsored by – 

C & D Security 07955417597

Class 25

Mountain & Moorland in Hand – Open to all M&M Types (Excluding Welsh) to be shown in natural state.  Horse/Pony – any age

Sponsored by – Sarah Hynes Equine – 07825569397

Class 26

Welsh A, B,C,D In Hand – Horse/ Pony any age

Sponsored by – HTF Tyre Services 0161 308 2125

Class 27

Coloured In Hand – Horse/Pony any Age, Type, Breed

Sponsored by –

Caroline Bramhall Equine Dentist 07947800824

Class 28

Open In Hand- Horse/Pony any height (Excluding Mountain & Moorland or Coloured)

Sponsored by – 

Harrisons Hedges 07838 163734

Class 29

Fancy Dress

Sponsored by – 

Brent Lallement Construction 07789 332856

Useful Information

For enquiries, see below

Mill Farm Riding School, Wellington Road, Hazel Grove. SK7 6NQ

Equestrian Committee:

Equestrian Organiser: Mrs Gillian Lallement

Assistant organisers:

Ms Helen Harrison, Miss Jessica Lee, Miss Grace Dixon, M Olivia Boakes, Miss Natasha Lewry, Mr Michael Branson, Mr Brent Lallement, Mr John Doheny, Mr Sam Garner


All horses must have been vaccinated to comply with the requirements of the primary course (1st vaccination and then 2nd vaccination between 21 – 92 days later), followed by the first booster (150 – 215 days) and all subsequent boosters.  Horses may compete having received the primary course and prior to the first booster but not within 7 days of receiving a vaccine dose.

Horses must have been vaccinated within 6 months before the show but not less than 7 days of arriving at the show.


In-foal mares that have already had vaccinations of primary Equine Influenza course should be vaccinated 4-6 weeks before the foal is due to be born.

Foals should be vaccinated for Equine Influenza at 6 months to commence their primary course.

We urge all owners to adhere to strict bio-security protocols at all times. Vaccinations are subject to local risk assessments by the attending veterinarians.

Venue Information

How to Find Us

Poynton is situated  11 miles south-southeast of Manchester, 7 miles north of Macclesfield, and 5 miles south of Stockport.

Getting There

Poynton Show ground is a short, level walk from Poynton Town centre or a 10 minute walk from Poynton Rail Station


There are a variety of independent B&Bs and hotels in Poynton, as well as a Travel Lodge a short drive from the showground.