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  • Welsh C crowned top M&M at Olympia
    Welsh ponies reign victorious at Olympia, taking four of the top six places including champion and reserve

    Top M&M’s head for Olympia
    A strong field has qualified for this prestigious final

    Ponies (UK) launch training initiative
    Ponies(UK) is to offer specialised flatwork and show jumping training from next year

    Dressage pony wins NPS award
    A home-bred dressage pony has won the NPS performance points award

    Goodbye Fair Breeze
    Top riding horse Fair Breeze, who stood supreme at Wembley in 1989, has died aged 21

    Turnout for pony classes
    Expert advice on the correct turnout for ridden pony classes this winter

    New NPS competitions
    The National Pony Society has announced new competitions for 2002

    My horse of a lifetime: College Jester
    Showing star Moggy Hennessy recalls how a chance meeting gave her the ride on the magical College Jester

    See top workers at the Equine Event
    The Equine Event will play host to the country’s leading working hunter horses and ponies in a special demonstration

    Pony showing workshop
    Pony showing enthusiasts can gain expert advice from top professionals at NPS Area 4’s showing workshop

    British Performance ponies up for grading
    The final grading for the Sport Pony Studbook Society takes place on 21 October at The Heart of England Equestrian Centre

    Riding horse crowned future star
    The riding horse, Classic Court takes the championship at HOYS Search for a Star final, with the 128cm show pony, Queensdale Blue Magic taking reserve

    Heavyweight packs a punch at HOYS
    Heavyweight hunter Otter Point wins Show Hunter of the Year at Wembley after an impressive season

    Robert Oliver on “show-ring condition”
    Showing guru, Robert Oliver, talks about producing horses in perfect condition for the show ring

    Hunter weights go head-to-head at HOYS
    Following a disappointing show season due to FMD, this year’s HOYS hunter classes will be a mixture of old and new faces

    Mini M&M’s sparkle at Wembley
    A Welsh pony, which has twice been runner-up at HOYS, triumphs at her third attempt

    Mini natives at HOYS
    The prestigious Brineton Colne M&M Mini Championship will see established campaigners facing strong opposition from the new entry

    HOYS showing preview
    This year’s showing classes are more open than ever before, with several top names meeting for only the second time this season

    Searching for an amateur star
    Search for a Star 2001 sees a wide variety of riders and horses heading for Wembley

    Family fulfils Wembley dream
    One of the youngest Shire handlers ever to qualify for HOYS is giving up his big chance in favour of his father

    Stars shine at BSPS Summer
    Sion St Daniel reigns supreme as the cream of the crop gather for the BSPS Summer Championships

    Quality ponies at Malvern
    The NPS and WPCS sale at Malvern saw some low prices, despite quality ponies coming forward

    Dorset pensioner heads for HOYS
    Second time lucky for pensioner Jean Head and her lightweight cob, Andy Capp as they head for Wembley

    New hunter title at Thame Show
    Thame & Oxfordshire county show adds a new ridden hunter class, the four-year-old hunter championship of Great Britain

    Nine-year-old scoops £3,000 at Ponies (UK)
    Nine-year-old Josh Duncalf claims supreme of show title at Ponies (UK) with the foot-perfect Dartmoor, Vean Hobajon

    National side saddle show
    Elizabeth Rogers claims the Side-Saddle Association rider of the year award for the third time

    Breeder appeals for urgent funds
    An Arabian horse breeder who is seriously ill is appealing for funds for treatment in America

    Goodbye Deaconwood Gold Charm
    Show pony, Deaconwood Gold Charm, has died at the age of eight

    BSPS Wales to go ahead
    The entries deadline for the only HOYS pony qualifiers in Wales has been extended

    Shire qualifications extended for HOYSChampion and reserve Shire horses to go forward to the HOYS Shire Horse Championship

    NPS offers extra HOYS qualifiersExtra HOYS qualifiers up for grabs at the NPS summer championship show

    Radway Small Talk triumphs at Kent County
    Cockram yard claims champion and reserve in the Breeders’ Challenge at Kent County

    Calling all Arab enthusiasts
    Special open day aimed at Arab horse enthusiasts is taking place in Sussex this weekend

    Calling all New Forest enthusiasts
    New Forest Pony enthusiasts finally get their chance to compete

    The Irish Draught on show
    New Draught Mare of the Future class to have £2,000 prize fund

    Judge change at Kent County
    Mr R Parker-Jones will replace Mrs Jackie Beatham at Kent County Show

    Extra horses qualify for HOYS Breeder’s Challenge
    Another chance to qualify for Breeder’s Challenge In Hand Supreme Championship at HOYS

    Extra show date for Ponies (UK)
    Ponies (UK) is staging a new show at Herts County Showground on 8 July

    Star prize for WHP rider
    Showing rider, Laura Woodward, takes up her “Star of the Future” prize at top show jumping yard

    Moreton-in-Marsh show cancelled
    Moreton-in-Marsh is the latest county show to fall victim to the ongoing FMD crisis

    Video judging launched to beat FMD
    The Veteran Horse Society has introduced video qualifications after FMD threatened its regional showing finals

    Your chance to learn from top showman
    Robert Oliver to host a one-day clinic and evening demonstration for showing enthusiasts

    Goodbye Gunnerby Gaiety Girl
    Veteran 14.2hh show pony Gunnerby Gaiety Girl has been put down

    East of England round-up
    East of England enjoyed good numbers forward across the wide variety of horse classes

    Replacement for Bucks Show
    Aylesbury Show will provide a replacement event for Bucks Show competitors

    New award for Best-Turned Out at HOYS
    Showing classes to include Best-Turned Out awards at the Horse of the Year Show

    East of England show preview
    East of England sees bumper entries thanks to the FMD crisis

    Welsh Cob stallion looks for new home
    Derwen Red Marvel is looking for a new home due to the closure of Haddon Stud

    Arabian horse shows hit by FMD
    International Arab Show goes ahead as FMD causes cancellation of AHS National Show

    Record entries at East of England ShowThe East of England Show sees massive entries as the first county show of 2001

    Welsh centenary celebrated at HOYS
    HOYS to hold one-off Welsh Centenary Championship to commemorate 100 years of the Welsh Pony and Cob Society

    Open entries for BSPS winter championships
    BSPS to accept entries on the day at the Winter Championships

    New RIHS trophy for champion breeder
    New trophy for breeder of supreme ridden champion at Royal International

    Colbeach Quartet triumphs at Ponies (UK) South
    Ponies (UK) South show is a huge success despite change of date and venue

    Search is on for a showing superstar
    Places still available for the 2001 Search for a Star selection days

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