All the classes listed below will lead you to a championship! Check the list for the classes you would like to qualify in and then look through the list of centres & clubs for where you can compete in a Sunshine Tour qualifier show:

Information about qualifying classes

  • Qualifying competitions are held between 1st January and 31st July (1st November for Eventer’s Challenge).
  • If you cannot find a registered centre/club near you, there are options available. Please send us an email on
  • Qualification is gained by being placed 1st-4th in dressage, show jumping, showing and eventers challenge. Qualification does not pass down the line.
  • Riders/handlers can qualify from open or restricted and divided or mixed classes and select relevant class when entering.
  • Restrictions on previous winning and previous level of competition applies to all horses/ponies and riders/handlers entering the championship. Substitutions are strictly not allowed.
  • Competitors must submit their qualification within 28 days and then enter by 14th August to compete in the Sunshine Tour Championships.
  • Qualification is not a guarantee of entry availability, entries are taken in order of receipt and classes can fill before entry deadline.

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