Gold Horse/Rider Combination League
The Gold league is a national league which reflects results for horse/rider combinations that have winnings or double clears at 1.35m and above in National and International Shows hosted within England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
The league periods are as follows:
- 1st April - 30th September
- 1st October - 31st March
A League Points Table and class specific information can be found within your National Members Handbook which is also online here.
The two highest placed riders, whom are eligible for British Team selection, on the Gold league list` in the period of 1st April - 31st July in the current calendar year will be invited to compete at HOYS. Should the rider already have qualified, the invitation will be extended down the line. The invitations to HOYS from 2016 will be extended as follows:
7 x Highest placed British riders on the FEI Ranking List
2 x Highest placed British riders on the Gold League
3 x International Wild Cards for Horse of the Year Show will give competitors, who are eligible for British Team Selection, three possible ways of securing them. By either:
a) Being the International Stairway League Winner (or highest placed eligible rider) on the League who has also competed in the Final.
b) By winning (or being the highest placed eligible rider) in the International Stairway League Final. The winner of the Final will also be crowned British Showjumping National Champion for a 12 month period.
c) By winning (or being the highest placed eligible rider) on the National Championship Show League . This League table will be Rider based and will consist of three competition legs including and culminating with the International Stairway League Final.