Ballymena show was famously known in the past as ‘The Cattle Show’ but has a lot more to offer than the humble cow, with traditionally over 800 sheep entries and 400 poultry, 700 horses and ponies and 300 cattle. Judges travel from across the provence to see the great variety and quality livestock as well as talented handlers.HORSE & PONY SECTION – Chief Steward Mr Sam Smyth
SHOWJUMPING SECTION – Chief Steward Mr Morris Mann
CATTLE SECTION – Chief Steward Mr Robert Dick
SHEEP & GOAT SECTION – Chief Steward Mr Ian Crawford
SHEARING SECTION – Organised by NI Sheep Shearers Association
POULTRY SECTION – Chief Steward Mr Hugh Thompson
HORSE & PONY SECTION
Section Chief Steward – Mr Sam Smyth
BALLYMENA SHOW 2017
Horse section schedule for 2017 – Download
Horse section entry form for 2017 – Download
NOTE FROM CHAIRMAN for 2017
The horse committee have changed the schedule from previous years
to ensure that classes which have been well supported in the past are catered for
and therefore make best use of the site available for the most popular classes.
Classes and affilitaions (as always) will be reviewed annually.
Welcome to our Showjumping Section. Chief Steward Mr Morris Mann.
Ballymena Show is affiliated to Showjumping Ireland
SHOW JUMPING SCHEDULE for 2017 – Download
Please note show jumping is not avaiable in online bookings
BALLYMENA SHOW 2017
Friday 26th May Horse Jumping from 10.30am
Saturday 27st May from 9.30am- MAIN DAY OF SHOW
All showjumping entries taken on show day.
Welcome to our Cattle Section of Ballymena Show
Cattle schedule for 2017 – Download
Cattle Entry form for 2017 – Download
CHIEF STEWARD – Mr Robert Dick
Section Commentator – Mr Sam Coleman
Sheep & Goats
CHIEF STEWARD – Mr Ian Crawford
Section Commentator – Mr Voughan Byrne
SHEEP SCHEDULE for 2017 – Download
SHEEP ENTRY FORM for 2017 – Download
GOAT SCHEDULE for 2017 – Download
GOAT ENTRY FORM for 2017 – Download
Entries for Young Handlers competition will be taken on show day (no fee required)
Welcome to our Shearing Section of Ballymena Show website. Organised by NI Sheep Shearers Association as part of the NI circuit the shearing section is always very popular with the public. Thanks are extended to Lister for the loan of the equipment each year and to all the sponsors for the invaluable prize money as well as McCurdy Transport who kindly transported the sheep for shearing in 2016. Judges, Volunteers & Exhibitors make it all happen and sincere appreciation is offered to all.
Thanks are extended to Lister Shearing for the loan of equipment and NI Sheep Shearers Association for organising this section.