Archive for June, 2010

Northern Group ‘C’ Show

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010
True Addiction Northern C Show

True Addiction Northern C Show

Even the professionals have bad days; the amateurs always think it is against them. But not on this occasion.

We attended the northern group C show on Sunday 20th June with Sarah our resident rider who had just returned from a 3 week holiday in Canada and myself, still out of action and recovering from a broken leg. During Sarahs absence I was left with no other option but to find a rider to try and keep two horses schooled and (more…)

Proposed Change to HOYS Qualifications

Sunday, June 6th, 2010
Horse of the Year Show

Horse of the Year Show

Grandstand Media the organisation that runs Horse of the Year Show are proposing a change to the way that competitors will qualify for what is considered by many in the Ridden Arabian showing world as the most prestigious show in the calender. The proposal is to change from a first past the post system, to setting up a qualification league, where a competitor would collect points determined by their placings at each qualification show they attend. It has not been clarified exactly how this system would operate if it was adopted but it would be at least two years before it would be implemented.

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