The SEIB Search for a Star and Racehorse to Riding Horse qualifiers kicked off at Vale View Equestrian with bumper entries and smiles all round. These 7 horses and ponies each won their class and are headed to HOYS.
- Natalie Pastor and her homebred six-year-old New Forest gelding, Langorra Ginger Port [Larry] are off to HOYS having qualified in the working pony class.
- Dawn Mather’s ex-showjumping mare, Candle Line took the working horse class in fine style under Dawn’s daughter, Sarah Mather.
- Emergency services worker, Rachel Bond and her own Bowland Shooting Star took the first spot in the hunter lineup.
- Jenni Savolainen was gifted ex-racehorse Dewi’s Mate for her 40th birthday by his former owner havin had him on loan previously. The pair won a competitive riding horse and hack class.
- The cob and maxi-cob SFAS saw Tara Hunt and Kavanaghs General Custer take first place.
- Experience reigned in the Racehorse to Riding Horse qualifier, with former finalists, Sarah Hartland’s Mumford ridden by Claire Oliver heading the class.
- Rachael Motley and her piebald gelding, Woodhouse Supreme [Billy] took first place in the Traditional Gypsy Cob qualifier.
Congratulations all round from the Showing World team!
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(Photos SMR Photography)