From the racecourse to the NEC: who was your favourite past winner of the SEIB Racehorse to Riding Horse final?

  • Currently in its 17th year, the SEIB Racehorse to Riding Horse series continues to grow in popularity.

    The classes provide former racecourse stars with the opportunity to change careers and have their chance to shine in an different kind of spotlight.

    The racehorse to riding horse competition is open to all with an ex-racehorse, professional or amateur. Qualifiers are held throughout the showing season and the finalists come together for the championship held at the Horse of the Year Show (HOYS).

    The 2019 finalists are:

    Amalric and Sara Thorman

    Clonard Lad and Paul Langrick

    Desert Joe and Rebecca Court

    Golden Bird and Richard Telford

    Grandeur and Jo Bates

    Hero Worship and Abigail Sole

    Lough Inch and Lizzie Harris

    Mr Oosh and Lynne Russell

    Mumford and Collette McGoldrick

    Qulinton and Thea Geake

    Singing Hinnie and Katie Jerram-Hunnable

    Valentine Jak and Donna Bamonte

    We look back at the past 10 winners of the popular championship, but who will take the crown this year?

    Don’t miss the 2019 SEIB Racehorse to Riding Horse final held at the HOYS on Wednesday 2 October in the International Arena.

    2009 – Jayne Ross and Amanda Bowlby’s Ironman Muldoon 

    2010 – Sonya Fitch-Peyton and T Billingtons Blue Java

    2011 – Katie Jerram and JM Jerrams Night Prayers

    2012 – Vicky Smart and Rogers Revenge

    2013 – Helen Newbold and Jason Newbolds Deep Reflection

    2014 – Faye Hesketh and Flaygray

    2015 – Sofia Scott and Paul Rachams Bridgham

    2016 – Allister Hood and The Jackpots Jack the Giant

    2017 – Rebecca Court and Ann Leftleys Beware Chalk Pit

    2018 – Oliver Hood and Zoe Turners Gateshead

    For all the latest equestrian news and reports, don’t miss Horse & Hound magazine, out every Thursday. Catch the full report from the 2019 Horse of the Year Show in 10 October issue with full reports from the all the show ring action. Who will take the coveted supreme horse and pony titles held on the final day of the show?

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