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Simon Reynolds: A brave move in uncertain times *H&H Plus*

Opinion

H&H’s showing columnist praises organisers and debates the future of ride judging

We recently competed at our first show of the season, the UK Nationals held at Arena UK (15–16 August). It was organised by show rider Scott Dixon. Who would have thought our first show would have been in late August? We were very impressed with the organisation and general running of the show so a big well done to Scott who has had no previous experience of show planning.

It has been fascinating to see individuals step forward to accommodate the competitors, even before the societies did so. It is a very brave move in these uncertain times for these organisers to stick their necks out and attempt what seemed like the impossible when all the odds were against them.