Debate over body protectors for working hunter classes *H&H Plus*

  • A new British Show Pony Society rule means all working hunter riders will have to wear body protectors this year. H&H finds out more, and speaks to those on both sides of the fence

    A NEW British Show Pony Society (BSPS) rule requiring all riders to wear body protectors in working hunter classes has sparked debate.

    The 2021 rule states that body protectors must be worn when jumping in any working hunter pony or horse classes, including the practice ring, at BSPS-affiliated shows.

    Do you agree with the rule change; do you think body protectors should be worn in more sports? Email hhletters@futurenet.com for your chance to be featured on our letters page. The letter of the week wins a bottle of Champagne Taittinger.