Rebecca Penny: M&Ms need a ring fit for purpose too *H&H VIP*

Last week, I made a flying visit to the Royal International (RIHS) where once again the mountain and moorland (M&M) riders drew the short straw, just as we did at the Derby meeting. While hunter and cob exhibitors had superb going, we had to make do with the poor relation of the River Lawn ring, complete with potholes.

Some competitors were so worried about the risk to their ponies that they filled in some of the holes the night before their class — a bit like treading in the divots on