The Pretty Polly home-produced plaited lead-rein and first ridden classes will be dropped from next year’s Longines Royal International, due to waning entries in qualifying rounds.

The classes will be replaced with Pretty Polly home-produced mountain and moorland lead-rein and first ridden pony classes, which, says the British Show Pony Society (BSPS), have significantly grown in popularity.

This news story was first published in the current issue of H&H (28 December 2012)