Essex Insurance Brokers Offers Help To Potential Stars
and riders of horses from a prestigious Horse of the Year Show qualifying
competition are to be offered advice on preparing for a national
Essex Insurance Brokers, which launched and runs the Search for
a Star series is organising a Training Day open to horses with places
already booked for this year's Horse of the Year Show at the National
Exhibition Centre, Birmingham..
MacKenzie, the company's sales and marketing manager and driving
force behind the Search for a Star series, said: "Competing
indoors with so much going on can be a shock for both horse and
rider and we are doing everything we can to prepare them so that
everyone is competing on equal terms.
other consideration is that preparing horses to go before the country's
most experienced judges is an art in itself, and we decided to offer
them as much help as possible."
and Marjorie Ramsay, two of the country's leading show horse judges,
producers and riders, will be taking the day, which will be at College
Equestrian Centre, Keysoe, Bedfordshire, on September 9. Fee for
the day will be £20, with spectators welcome and asked to
and riders will be given practical advice on preparing and turning
out both horse and rider and some tips on essential ring craft.
"Our aim is to see that the horses go into the ring at the
NEC with every advantage to do themselves justice," said Miss
for a Star opens its six-venue selection series on June 29 at Osbaldeston,
and moves on to West Wilts Equestrian Centre on July 14, College
EC August 3, Sands Farm, West Sussex on August 10 and Towerlands,
Essex, on August 18.