Henry Noakes Young Achiever Award 2020:

This trophy rotates annually around the Horse, Pig, Cattle and Sheep sections and is awarded to individuals who have overcome substantial barriers and made a long-lasting positive impact on their own lives and maybe even others. This year it is to be awarded to young achievers involved within the Horse industry.

Nominations are invited from schools, groups or individuals who feel they would like to propose someone for the Henry Noakes Trophy – it is free to enter and for people between the ages of 12 and 18. The inspiring nominee should have Shown innovation or creativity in their volunteering or demonstrated leadership in creating and developing projects. Nominations should be sent direct to the Cattle Secretary via email or post. More than one individual can be nominated if desired. Please include with your nomination a brief summary of your reasons for proposing them.

Henry Noakes Young Achievers Trophy 2019 was won by Charlie Green in the Sheep section.


Section Schedule Closing Date
Cattle View Schedule 1 April
Sheep View Schedule 1st April
Horses View Schedule 15 April 2020 (online entries 4 May conditions apply)
Pigs View Schedule 1st April

Animal Entries

Section Online Entry Paper Entry
Cattle Entries Closed Entries Closed
Sheep Entries Closed Entries Closed
Horses Entries Closed Entries Closed
Pigs Entries Closed Entries Closed

Cattle

In order to comply with the TB regulations Cattle can arrive on the Showground no earlier than 5pm on Friday 22nd May and must leave by 5pm on Saturday 23rd May.

The Cattle section has classes for both Beef and Dairy Cattle.

Exhibitors must have all their exhibitors’ paperwork with them to gain admission to the Showground.

The Cattle parade will be at 15.40 to allow Cattle exhibitors off the Showground by 5pm.

Judging in the cattle section starts at 9am. Access for the public to the cattle areas will be after judging at approx. 1.30pm to 2pm until the cattle move to the Grandparade in the main arena at 2.30pm.

 

 

Horse

Henry Noakes Young Achiever Award 2020:

This trophy rotates annually around the Horse, Pig, Cattle and Sheep sections and is awarded to individuals who have overcome substantial barriers and made a long-lasting positive impact on their own lives and maybe even others. This year it is to be awarded to young achievers involved within the Horse industry.

Nominations are invited from schools, groups or individuals who feel they would like to propose someone for the Henry Noakes Trophy – it is free to enter. The inspiring nominee should have Shown innovation or creativity in their volunteering or demonstrated leadership in creating and developing projects. Nominations should be sent direct to the Cattle Secretary via email or post. More than one individual can be nominated if desired. Please include with your nomination a brief summary of your reasons for proposing them.
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The Heathfield Show has built up a brilliant reputation over the past few decades as a first class venue for many Show qualifiers attracting top class exhibitors. There are 90 horse classes over the day with almost 600 entries each year. Classes start early in the morning with 6 dedicated Equine Rings showing horses and ponies both in hand and ridden, from miniatures to heavy horse, from carriage driving to side saddle. Visitors can watch a full program of competitions throughout the day.

Photography of 2019 Horse Classes – Glamorous Event Photography

2020 Horse Schedule of classes
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2020 Horse On-line entry
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2020 Postal Entry form and Remittance form
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2020 Timetable of Horse classes
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* STOP PRESS EQUINE FLU *
All horses coming to the Show must bring their proof of vaccination certificates  with their paperwork, ready for inspection. We will be running spot checks in 2020. In order to ensure you are not delayed it is essential you have everything ready and in order to show our examiners immediately you enter the horse box park. Any horse that fails to meet the examination requirements will need to leave the Showground immediately. Please be aware if, for instance, you are transporting two horses and one fails the examination, depending on what you are able to arrange, it may mean your other horse will have to be taken home without exhibiting. There will be no refund of entry fees in this instance.

Horses
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.

Foals
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 biosecurity protocols at all times. Vaccinations are subject to local risk assessments by the attending veterinarians.

PLEASE NOTE THAT NEITHER VACCINATION CERTIFICATES NOR PASSPORTS SHOULD BE SENT TO THE SHOW OFFICE PRIOR TO THE EVENT.  HOWEVER, RANDOM CHECKS WILL BE CARRIED OUT ON THE SHOWGROUND DURING THE SHOW.

If anybody has any questions about their horse vaccination status they should contact their vet for advice.

As the flu outbreak is an ever evolving situation we will keep updating this site as the situation develops.

In view of the recent outbreaks of equine flu the Heathfield Show Society would like to highlight the Horse competition rules already in place to ensure the good health of all horses competing at the Show:  please see Rule 20 of our Ts & Cs for entering a horse.

 

Pig

The Pig Section includes classes for Commercial and Showing stock which attracts exhibitors from all across the country as they compete for the Best of Class and Champion Pig of the Show. We also include an open class for non pedigree gilts of any age.

 

Entry and Remittance forms
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Sheep

The Heathfield Show continues to be an important place for exhibitors to bring their Sheep. It once again has a large number of entries in all classes and we look forward to an exciting time in the Show rings. In the afternoon there will be a Parade of Sheep around the sheep showing pens where there will be a representative cross section of all the sheep exhibited at the Show today, with suitable commentary.

There will be classes for:

  • Texel
  • Charollais
  • Southdown
  • Hill and Heath
  • Any Other Pure Bred Sheep – British Shortwool
  • Any Other Pure Bred Sheep – British Longwool
  • Any Other Pure Bred Sheep – Foreign
  • Rare Breeds and a Commercial section
  • A range of Young Handlers classes for handlers aged 5 – 16 years
  • Wool Competition – four classes

For further details please contact the Sheep Secretary