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Blue Cross – HOYS Charity of the Year 2023

National charity Blue Cross was originally set up in 1897 with the purpose to help street horses in London. Through the First and Second World Wars, the charity treated horses who were injured on the frontline. Fast forward to today and the charity continues to help, rehabilitate and find new homes for horses and ponies at its two rehoming centres in Burford, Oxfordshire and Rolleston in Staffordshire. The team also helps to find horses in private homes across the country new homes with its Home Direct scheme, which sees the horse rehomed direct from its home rather than coming into one of the rehoming centres. Bramble’s owner contacted us to

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Competitors brave the elements at Stoneleigh for Search for a Star and Racehorse to Riding Horse

A wild and windy day did not deter the 200 plus competitors entered for SEIB Search for a Star and Racehorse to Riding Horse at the TSR Summer Show at Stoneleigh Park on the 15th July. Despite the testing conditions, the horses and ponies entered were a credit to their riders and owners and coped well with the high winds and heavy showers. For the first time, SEIB Racehorse to Riding Horse ran an extra class purely for amateur riders to have a go at HOYS qualification in this most popular of classes. The Horse of the Year Show qualifiers at Stoneleigh were preceded on the Friday by a Search

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Top horses at Scottish Search for a Star and Racehorse to Riding Horse qualifier!

Following on from the success of the event in 2022, SEIB Search for a Star and Racehorse to Riding Horse headed north to Netherton Equestrian Centre in Perthshire on the 3rd and 4th June, offering competitors from Scotland, the north of England and some travelled much further for the chance to qualify. The qualifier ran as a ‘Weekender’ event with a training workshop on the Saturday followed by the show on the Sunday. Regular Search for a Star judges, Richard Ramsay, Nicki Taylor, Hannah Horton and Helen Dunwell offered valuable advice and support to those taking part in the workshop. Plenty of competitors came forward for Sunday’s Search for a

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Outstanding Entries for The Showing Register Summer Show

The Showing Register Summer Show 2023 is being held at Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth on 15th – 16th July. This year’s show is dedicated solely to the Amateur and Home-Produced competitors. The show is set to host a full array of Horse of the Year Show qualifiers for the ridden horse and pony classes. In addition, there are many supporting classes and the culmination of the spectacular Talent Pathway Finals. Horse of the Year Show are delighted to see the impressive numbers coming forward to The Showing Register Summer Show 2023 with the biggest entry numbers to date at Stoneleigh with an incredible 30 combinations in the Colne M&M Lead Rein

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Horse of the Year Show are delighted to announce National Pony Society and Mole Valley Farmers Continue their Sponsorship

We are delighted to welcome back the National Pony Society (NPS) and Mole Valley Farmers as sponsors of the Working Hunter Pony of the Year Championship for another three years. The class tests the pony’s skill and agility through a course of rustic fences and is a firm favourite amongst both competitors and spectators. Cathy Wood, Head of Equine at Mole Valley Farmers says, “We are delighted to continue our sponsorship of the Working Hunter Pony of the Year Championship at HOYS in conjunction with the National Pony Society. HOYS is the UK’s most prestigious equine event, and we are thrilled to work with the NPS to promote the versatility

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Horse of the Year Show announce their Charity of the Year for 2023

It is with great privilege to announce that Blue Cross has been chosen to be the Official Charity of the Year for Horse of the Year Show 2023. Blue Cross is a registered animal welfare charity in the United Kingdom. The charity provides specialist care, services and support for pets across the UK, focusing all their efforts on making sure pets enjoy a happy and healthy life. The partnership will host an exciting online collaboration throughout the year culminating in the charity being at Horse of the Year Show in October. Blue Cross was founded in 1897, beginning their journey on the streets of London. Where a group of animal

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