Riding back to Horse of the Year Show for the Musical Ride of the East Cheshire Pony Club

Riding back to Horse of the Year Show for the Musical Ride of the East Cheshire Pony Club

We are delighted to announce the first Horse of the Year Show entertainment display of 2021; returning by popular demand The Pony Club Musical Ride will be thrilling audiences with a new display of spectacular choreography, music, outfits and superb horsemanship.

Following their brief debut appearance with ’90 Years From Now – The Pony Club’s 90th Anniversary celebrations’ on the Friday of HOYS 2019, the event was over-whelmed by the response from the audience, and consequently invited the young riders back as a feature display to perform on each day of the show this year.

The young riders from East Cheshire Pony Club are once again set to delight the Andrews Bowen International Arena with a magical act from the team of young riders aboard their mounts, ranging from Shetlands to larger horses.   Combining a variety of pace, dressage movements with a little light comedy in this thoroughly entertaining performance; a perfect interlude to the nail-biting competition and certainly the uplifting live entertainment that we have all missed this past year!

Masterminded by Susan Goodridge and set to music compiled by husband Mark, the riders ranging from 6 to 22 years-of-age guarantee to astonish and delight, you won’t want to miss to their spell-binding display at Horse of the Year Show 2021.

Geoff Bell, District Commissioner of the East Cheshire Branch of the Pony Club, commented: “It is a great honour for the branch to be invited back to HOYS this year to present a brand-new display after a very difficult year for all nations and to contribute to the equestrian events world as it begins its return to normality.  Susan Goodridge, and her dedicated support team have put together an amazing display, blending exciting music with superb horsemanship on the part of the young riders – with just a little magic thrown in. Horse of the Year Show is an event that all pony clubbers, and the rest of the equestrian world want to behold – HOYS 2021 is a must see!  In the words of youngest rider Emi Gandy (age 6); ‘It will be better than Christmas’.”

Emma Williams, Event Director of Grandstand Media Ltd commented: “We’re delighted to be welcoming The East Cheshire Pony Club and the Musical Ride back to Horse of the Year Show this year with a fresh new act to perform for us.  The single appearance from the team in 2019 was out of this world, and we hope that people will come along to see the youngsters perform their latest combination of musical and enactment on their team of horses and ponies.  The event has a long standing-relationship with The Pony Club and we are delighted to once again provide a special ticket offer available to current Pony Club members.”

Horse of the Year Show takes place from 6th – 10th October 2021 at The NEC, Birmingham, bringing together another year of breath-taking displays and unbeatable competition.  Tickets start from £34.00, book now via the website https://hoys.co.uk/tickets/ or call the box office on 0344 581 8282.  We can’t wait to see you there!

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For more information on Horse of the Year Show 2021, please contact Horse of the Year Show Press Office, Grandstand Media Ltd. Tel: 02476 858205. Email: press@hoys.co.uk

The Pony Club: Formed in 1929 and granted independent charitable status in 1997, the Pony Club is the biggest youth organisation in the world.  With nearly 40,000 members in the UK and 340 branches, the Pony Club is dedicated to teaching young people to ride, care for horses and to develop into well rounded members of society.

For more information on The Pony Club, please contact Tel: 02476 698300. Email: enquiries@pcuk.org

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