Insurance Brokers Will Sponsor Cross Country Championship
Horse Society to run more than 50 qualifiers
British Horse Society's cross country championship, which this year
will have more than 50 qualifiers nationwide, is to be sponsored
by South Essex Insurance Brokers.
is a great competition because it gives experienced riders a chance
to ride across country as well as providing a safe introduction
for complete novices," said the South Essex equestrian marketing
manager, Nicolina MacKenzie.
the SEIB/BHS Cross Country Championship qualifiers will be held
at established events, including those run by riding clubs and local
hunts. "So far there are 52 recognised events, but we would
be happy to hear from more," said Rob Jones from the Society's
two-day final will be held at Wickstead Farm Equestrian Centre at
Highworth, near Swindon, on September 27 and 28.
open and pairs classes will be open to any rider, but only the first
two BHS Gold members will qualify in the novice and open, and the
first two BHS Gold pairs. Fences will be at a maximum 2ft 9ins for
novices and pairs and 3ft 3ins for the open. Horses registered with
British Eventing are allowed to compete but not to go forward to