Equine Insurance British Riding Clubs Festival of The Hunter
attracts over 500 competitors
stage is set for another exciting Festival of the Hunter, the British
Riding Clubs' championship event for hunter trials and showing classes.
The event, generously sponsored by Kbis Equine Insurance, will take
place on Sunday 1 June 2003, at Grange Farm, Wittering, near Peterborough.
busy schedule of Championship classes takes place during the day:
Hunter Senior Novice Hunter Trials
Working Hunter Pony Senior Open Hunter Trials
Ridden Lightweight Hunter Junior Novice Hunter Trials
Ridden Middleweight Hunter Senior Novice Hunter Trials
Ridden Heavyweight Hunter
Ridden Novice Hunter
as well as teams, will be awarded rosettes and prizes in the hunter
trial classes, which have a record-breaking entry of 391 qualifying
competitors. In the showing classes, which this year have 120 entries,
individual awards are presented to tenth place, and the three judges
taking part will decide on an overall Best in Show at the end of
Spivey, Head of Riding Clubs, said: 'We are delighted once again
to welcome Kbis Equine Insurance to the Festival as our sponsors,
and thank them for their continuing support. Thanks should also
go to the team at Grange Farm, who have put together a lovely course
for us in their spectacular surroundings'.
addition to support from Kbis, Horse & Hound will also be present
at, and reporting from, the event; look out for coverage in the
5 June issue, and on their web site: www.horseandhound.co.uk
further information on the event call the British Riding Clubs'
office on 01926 707767 or visit The British Horse Society's web
site: www.bhs.org.uk and click
on British Riding Clubs. Full results and an event report will be
posted on the website following the event.