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Stuart Hollings: ‘Take up the challenge or pay the price’ *H&H Plus*

Opinion

  • Stuart Hollings encourages riders to up their game in the ring

    ALTHOUGH the 2021 showing calendar has met with disruption – as some county shows will not be taking place and other events have either cancelled or moved to later dates – the fact remains that our beloved sport looks set to be on a steady course to some semblance of normality in the coming months.

    Furthermore, the three premier events – Royal Windsor, Royal International Horse Show (RIHS) and Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) – remain on this season’s itinerary. Hallelujah!

    I’ve only attended three shows as an organiser and judge so far and noticed that a handful of male producers have adopted a heavy metal rock guise during lockdown, and definitely need their manes pulling!

    You can also read this exclusive column in the 27 May issue of Horse & Hound magazine.

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