HOYS champion backs South Essex racehorse series
South Essex Insurance Brokers "Racehorses to Riding Horses"
competition will again this year offer recognition for Thoroughbreds
which have progressed from Flat and National Hunt racing into other
a wonderful opportunity for people to prove that Thoroughbreds coming
out of racing are not untrainable rogues," said Emily Curtis
who with her mare, Milliemeter, had staggering success in 2003 by
becoming the South Essex "Search for a Star" Hack and
reserve Supreme Champion at the Horse of the Year Show and then
topping the "Racehorses to Riding Horses" showing category.
competition, which is supported by the British Horseracing Board's
charity, Rehabiliation of Racehorses, is open to horses affiliated
to the British Show Jumping Association, British Dressage, British
Eventing and the British Endurance Society as well as those contesting
recognised showing classes or unaffiliated competition run by The
British Riding Clubs, Pony Club, Permanent Show Organisers Association
or approved centre.
need to be registered with Wetherbys and to have been in training
for either Flat or National Hunt Racing, although they need not
have raced. They must compete under the name registered at Wetherbys
and used whilst in training.
wishing to enter horses will need to get an application form entitling
them to a Qualification Card on which competition successes are
recorded. These will be assessed for a final result based on points
at the end of the 2004 season.
forms are available from "Racehorses to Riding Horses,"
South Essex Insurance Brokers Ltd., South Essex House, North Road,
South Ockendon, Essex, RM15 5BE. Please enclose a large, stamped
and self addressed envelope.