Simon Reynolds: Lack of horsemanship always surprises me *H&H VIP*

  • Today we look forward to the new format for the Royal International (RIHS) ridden hunters. For the first time we will see three ride judges, one for each category, and one conformation judge. The main reason for this was that it is unfair for one judge to ride more than 90 horses in one stint. No judge is superhuman and the last class wouldn’t be given the same ride as the first.