Welcome to the 4th North West Working Hunter Championships

The finals are held on the 30th August & 6th September and are hosted by Bridgewater Riding Club


How to qualify- Have a look at the list of shows holding qualifiers- Qualifier shows are taking place at riding clubs and shows throughout the North West- to find your nearest qualifier see the qualifier shows page.

Qualified?- At your qualifier show -you will be given your qualification card. Once you have qualified you can enter any suitable class for you and horse horse/pony.

  • W1- If you enter the W1 beginners final you can only enter W1, W2 and W3 Finals
  • W2-Cradle Stakes- riders 12 years and under on 1st january 2014, ponies 13hh and under- date of birth must be stated on the entry form
  • W3- If you enter the W3 Novice Pony final you can not enter the W6 Open Pony Final
  • W4- Small and large breeds upto 15hh are eligible to enter (all large breeds can also take part on the 6th September in the M+M Final)                                                                                                Small breeds will jump first 2’3, large breeds will then jump a raised course 2’6                 
  • W7- Beginners Horse- you may not enter W11 or W12 Finals
  • W8- Novice Horse- you may not enter the W12 Final
  • W9-All large breeds are eligible to enter
  • W10- Working Cob- does not need to be hogged

For beginners and Novice rules please see the rules pages

How to enter- The classes are listed on the qualifier card- please fill in the details on the back of the card and post with your entry fee to the secretary

What happens then- You will receive an email confirming your entry.  Your name will appear on the website in your appropraite class (see horses registered pages).

Show day- The show ground will be open from 7.30, clear round will be open from 8.30.  Classes start at 9am and will follow on.

Show Secretary- Collect your number and finalist award from the secretary

Collecting ring- You can declare with the collecting ring steward

Course walking- The judge will let you know when your course is ready for walking

Prize giving- Placings are to 12th place so even if you are not clear you may be required to come back and do an individual show and be available for the prize giving

Before you go home- Please take all rubbish and don’t muck out your trailers on the field.

A copy of the show catalogue with all classes and registered entries will be available to download after the closing date- further details to follow


Pre entries are £18 and close on the 10th August

Entries are accepted on the day £20 cash, you must bring your qualification card with you

If you require any further details please contact Julie Horton
or email nwworkinghunterchampionships@gmail.com

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Emily Pugh riding Mockbeggar William II