• Handles on saddles are not allowed
  • Snaffle bridles for Leading Rein, First Ridden, Novice Show Ponies, N/I show riding, N/I SH and Heritage Novice Ridden
  • Bitless bridles and running gags are not to be worn
  • Any suitable bridles can be worn in WHP classes and Heritage First Ridden classes (except bitless and running gags)
  • Martingales may be worn
  • Any nosebands may be used


  • May compete unshod
  • Plain boots can be worn in WHP/WH classes
  • Boots may not be worn in any other classes
  • No bandages or protective pads are to be worn on legs or feet
  • Shoes must be of normal shape and must not cover the frog
  • Plastic stick-on shoes which have an open heel are allowed
  • Bar shoes are not permitted


  • Unless hogged, manes must be plaited with the exception of M&M and part bred Heritage type classes