Show Jumping


All classes are run under British Riding Club rules.

Start Time:  10 am


1 Lead Rein X-poles
2 Let Loose X-poles
3 40 cm – Ponies 40 cm
4 40 cm – Horses 40 cm
5 Starter Stakes – Pony 50 cm
6 Starter Stakes – Horse 50 cm
7 Pre Beginner Pony 60 cm
8 Pre Beginner Horse 60 cm
9 Beginner Pony 70 cm
10 Beginner Horse 70 cm
11 Novice Pony 80 cm
12 Novice Horse 80 cm
13 Small Intermediate Pony 90 cm
14 Small Intermediate Horse 90 cm
15 Intermediate Pony 1 m
16 Intermediate Horse 1 m
17 Open – Ponies & Horses 1.05/1.10m


Let Loose.  For combinations coming off lead rein.  Assistant allowed in ring to give verbal assistance only – no leading.


ENTRY FEES:                           Members                     Non Members

    Clear Round                              £3.00                                £3.00

    Classes                                      £5.00                                £7.50


No entries can be taken once the class has started.

Competitors may enter three consecutive classes.


Show Jumping Rules


All classes run two phase, with the exception of the Lead Rein class, which is one round timed. 

Clear round limited to one entry per combination, although if time permitting a second clear round may be possible.

Adults riding ponies must compete in Horse classes.


Eligibility Rules Summary  (See BRC 2023 Rule Book for full rules.)

70 cm class* – No BE or BE Foundation points, no BS points or BS Club points gained at 90 cm or above and riders not to have completed at BE100 or BRC 100 in the current or previous year.

80 cm class* – No more than 5 BE points or 75 BS points.

90 cm class* – No more than 20 BE points or 500 BS points.

100 cm class* – No more than 60 BE points or 999 BS points.

Notional points gained in 70 cm and 80 cm classes held at BS Intro Shows do not count.  BS Club points gained at any level will not be counted except for 70 cm SJ.

Riders who have completed under FEI rules and horses that have competed at BE90 or above – please check BRC Rule Book for eligibility.

JUNIOR COMBINATIONS (pony AND rider) with points in excess of those listed above may compete at Stranraer & District RC show jumping events at 70 cm and above.

Any horse/rider combination that has won four firsts in the same class (50 cm, 60 cm or 70 cm) during the current and preceding season, which has four or more entries in the class, must move up to the next height class. 

Only one horse/pony and rider combination may compete in the same class.  Another rider may compete later in the class HC.  Lead Rein Class and Let Loose only – up to 3 riders may compete on the same pony.

Dress code as per British Riding Club rules.  At Club Show Jumping competitions Smart Riding / Show Jackets or Tweed Jackets are permitted, along with S&DRC sweatshirt or jacket.  BS (British Showjumping) jackets and hoodies are not permitted.

Spurs not to be worn by Junior members unless the Club’s pro forma is completed by a qualified instructor, accredited coach or Pony Club DC and submitted to the Secretary.


Summer Points League will again run this year, over all show jumping dates – including Combined Training competitions.  Points League Trophies will be presented for each individual show jumping class at the Club’s Annual General Meeting at the end of the season.


Points:   1st = 6     2nd = 5     3rd = 4      4th = 3     5th = 2     6th = 1