Sunday 14th July 2024
Heather, LE67 2TD

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The schedule


Judging of Shire/Heavy Horse Classes


YFC Tug of War Competition


Broke FMX


Classic Car & Vintage Tractors Display


Breedon Group Accumulator Class


Bob Hogg Sheepdog and Duck Display


East Midlands Quadrille Club


Cattle and Heavy Horse Parade


Modern Machinery Display


Broke FMX


Bob Hogg Sheepdog and Duck Display


Dairy and Beef Classes commence in the Cattle Lines


Cattle Parade and Trophy presentation


Judging all breeds commences


Ring 1- LIHS performance Classes 21 to 23


Ring 1- not before 10:30am; Open Lead Rein, First Ridden, Open SHP/SP (Classes 24 to 26)


Ring 1- not before 12:30, LIHS Native and LIHS Non-Native - Classes 27 to 28


Ring 1 - Local Rider followed by Young Handler


Ring 2- Welsh ponies A Classes 34 to 29


Ring 2- not before 10:00am, Welsh ponies B Classes 40 to 45


Ring 2- not before 10:30am, Welsh Section C, Classes 46 to 51


Ring 2- not before 11:00am, Welsh Section D, Classes 52 to 57


Ring 2 -not before 1.00pm Shetlands, Classes 104-111


Ring 2- not before 12:30am, Pony Breeding, Classes 58 to 60


Ring 3- Riding Horse followed by Ridden Cob, Classes 61 to 62


Ring 3- not before 10:00am, Ridden Hunter, Class 63


Ring 3- not before 10:30am Irish Draught Ridden followed by In-Hand


Ring 3- not before 11:00am, BSHA LIHS Qualifiers, Classed 68 to 76


Ring 3- not before 2pm, Side Saddle, Classes 99 to 103


Ring 4- Retraining of Racehorses (RoR), Classed 77 to 79


Ring 4- not before 10am, Coloured Horse & Pony, Classed 80 to 83


Ring 4- not before 10:30am, TGCA Classes, Class 84 to 86


Ring 4- not before 2pm, Veteran Classes, Classes 124 & 125


Ring 5- Mountain & Moorland In-Hand, Classes 88 to 92


Ring 5- not before 12pm, Mountain & Moorland Ridden, Classes 93 to 98


WH Ring- Ridden Working Hunter, Classes 112 & 113


WH Ring- not before 10:30am, RoR Racehorse Challenge, Class 114


WH Ring- not before 11am, Working Hunter ponies, Classes 115 & 118


WH Ring- not before 12:30pm, BSPS LHIS, Classes 119 to 123


Main Ring- Shire/Heavy Horse


Main Ring- Shire/Heavy horses and Cattle parade


Demonstrations going on throughout the day at the artisans stands go along to learn about this traditional crafts

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Main Ring

There is always something going on in the main ring throughout the day from Shire Horse Classes to Vintage Tractors and Classic cars to the Young Farmers Club Tug of War challenge.

This year we have Broke FMX stunt display team featuring some of the top UK freestyle motocross riders. Get ready to be entertained and amazed by their acrobatic stunts 35 feet in the air.

East Midland Quadrille Club will be performing and demonstrating their skills of formation riding to music.

The Accumulator is back in the main ring, who will win this year and who will be caught out by the joker fence.

Show Jumping

Various classes take place throughout the day in the Show Jumping arena and once again the Accumulator Class is in the main ring to compete for The Perpetual Jackie Markham Memorial Trophy. 

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Village Green Area

On our Village Green is always a hive of activity, we celebrate traditional crafts by show casing artisans demonstrating their craft from stick making to basket making, stone carving to hurdle making. Why not take a look around and watch the skilful artisans at work.

The popular GIANT tortoises are back on the village green, watch out for these creatures as they move faster than you think!

Local folk band 'Calling Time' will be entertaining all visitors to this very popular area.

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Ivanhoe Archers will again be at Ashby Show and welcome any age and ability to come along and a go. For more information contact David Hammond at

Women's Institute

The WI inspiring women for over a 100 years!

The WI tent is always a thrive of activity at Ashby Show, go along a see the impressive themed displays from all the competing clubs from floral art to home cooking to crafting they have only the best from local clubs. These women all love friendly competition but which club will raise above the rest to win this year's classes.

There is also every year something for the public to have a go at last year it was making a floral crown. Go find out what's on.

If you are interested in joining a WI club then go head over to find out where your local club is and when they meet.

Cattle & Sheep

Counting sheep? There are over 1000 breeds of sheep!

At Ashby show we have a wide range of sheep classes, which include many different breeds. We also have the The Midland Breeder's Texel Club Show.

We also have cattle classes spilt into diary and beef sections. Why not go along to the cattle lines and see how many cattle breeds you know. Judging takes place throughout the morning and exhibitors are always pleased to meet members of the public who go and admire the top entrants from around the region.

Childrens Entertainment

There is a full children's entertainment area at Ashby Show with lots of different activities and stalls. 

Back again are the Giant Tortoises, the longest living animals on the planet! See them on the Village Green.

The educational tent is back this to educate the younger members of public on agriculture and forestry, with activities and competitions to take part in.


9am -11am Shire & Heavy Horse Judging

11am - 11.45am Young Farmers Tug of War Competition

11.45am - 12.15pm Broke FMX

12.15pm - 12.45pm Classic Cars & Vintage Tractors

12.45pm - 1.45pm The Accumulator Class

1.45pm - 2:15pm Bob Hogg Sheepdogs and Ducks

2:15pm -3:00pm East Midland Quadrille Team

3.00pm - 3.30pm The Grand Parade

3.30pm - 4.00pm Modern Machinery

4.00pm - 4.30pm Broke FMX

4.30pm - 5.00pm Bob Hogg Sheepdogs and Ducks

*** This is a guide and timings may change ***


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