South Essex Launches Its 2003 Search For Showing Stars
first selection day for this year's South Essex Insurance Brokers
Search for a Star championship will be held at Osbaldeston Equestrian
Centre, Lancashire, on June 7.
for a Star is designed to give amateur owners and riders an opportunity
to compete at the Horse of the Year Show, due to be held at the
National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, on September 17-21.
and ponies which fall into the following categories are eligible
- Working Hunter, Riding Club Show Horse, Show Ponies and Show Hunter
Ponies, Cobs, Show Hunter and Riding Horse/Hack.
on selection days follows accepted showing routine, except that
riders can talk to the judges afterwards to seek their opinions.
Two entries from each class, provided they reach a good show standard,
are invited to take part in Birmingham.
selection days this year will be held at West Wilts Equestrian Centre,
June 28; Merrist Wood College, Surrey, July 19; College Equestrian
Centre, Bedford, July 20; Richmond Equestrian Centre, Yorkshire,
are reductions to the entry fee for British Horse Society members
and anyone insuring through South Essex Insurance Brokers. Entry
forms and more information is available by sending a self addressed
envelope to The Secretary, Search for a Star, 5 Magpie Drive, Totton,
Southampton, SO40 8TE
7 Osbaldeston Equestrian Centre, Lancs
June 28 West Wilts Equestrian Centre
July 19 Merrist Wood College, Surrey
July 20 College Equestrian Centre, Bedford
August 10 Richmond Equestrian Centre, Yorkshire