Ackworth & District Riding Club

Ackworth & District Riding Club

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Members Only Show jumping - incorporating the Winter points league

At Moorhouse Equestrian Centre, Gap Farm, Moorhouse, Doncaster DN6 7HA

Winter League 
 13th October
  Start of new winter league season
 10th November
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 8th December
 13th January
 24th February
CANCELLED due to date clash
 10th March
SUNDAY, ****Double Points awarded ****


Entry Fees - Pay on the day only : 

Class 1 & Fun Class     £5.00 

Class 2-9  Per Horse/Rider £7.50 

Start Time      9.30am


Class 1: Clear Round 40CM with no back bars 

( strictly 30 mins only ) , Rosettes to all Clears

Class 2 - 9 Rosettes 1st to 6th / Prizes for first place / Split Junior and Seniors

Class 2: 50cm - Horse or pony not to have won more than £20 unaffiliated prize money. 

Open only to non BS registered horses or ponies. 

To be jumped competitively.

Class 3: 60cm - Horse or pony not to have won more than £20 unaffiliated prize money. 

Open only to non BS registered horses or ponies. 

To be jumped competitively.

Class 4: 70cm - Open only to non BS registered horses or ponies 

Class 6: 80cm - Open to any combination 

Fun Class - Chase me Charlie / Pairs etc (see rules) 

Class 7: 90cm - Open to any combination

Class 8: 100cm - Open to any combination

Class 9 : 100cm + - Open to any combination


-All horses and ponies must be 4 year old in current year to compete.

-Members may compete the same horse / pony competitively in only 2 classes plus Clear round i.e; 60cm & 70cm, 70 & 80cm, 80cm & 90cm or 90cm & 100cm at any one event.

-Any additional round at the same event must be paid for and ridden HC (non-competitive). 

Hats to current standard & riding boots in ALL classes and correct riding dress must be worn IN CLASSES 2-9.

Winter League 


At each event points will be awarded as detailed below:

1st = 10

2nd = 8

3rd = 6

4th = 4

5th = 2

6th = 1

All double clears 2 points 

Any competitor entering 2 or more horses/ponies in any one class will only be awarded the highest placed points in that class, this is to ensure that every member has a fair chance whether they own 1 horse/pony or one hundred! 

Overall Points

All points earned throughout the year will be carried forward to the Annual Presentation Evening. Points are awarded to each horse/rider combination.

Senior and Junior overall points winners will be placed down to 6th place. Winners will hold the perpetual shield for one year and a championship rosette.


Scoring will be carried out in accordance with British riding Club rules: 

Knocking down any part of an obstacle including the wing .......... 4 faults

First disobedience on the whole course........................................4 faults

Second disobedience on the whole course.................................. 8 faults

Third disobedience on the whole course..................................Elimination

Fall of horse and/or rider........................................................Elimination

Every second commenced over the time allowed................ 1 time penalty


Riders are required to start within 45 seconds of the bell being rung. Please be mindful of outside assistance, it could result in the rider being eliminated (clear round excluded in this rule).

Each competitive class will be run under Table A7 

(1 round with equal tying horses of 0 penalties participating in a Jump - Off against the clock) unless stated otherwise. 

In the jump off the fences will only be raised a max of 5cms, ie in the 80cms class the jump off will be no more than 85cms.

Fun Class Rules 10/03/2019


(see FB page for latest news)


To run the showjumping we will need helpers to take entries, steward the collecting ring and pole pick.  

Remember we are keeping a record of helpers and will take this into consideration when choosing riders for Area 4 Competitions.