With the end of term looming many Young Equestrian club as looking for a variety of trips they can discuss with club members to carry out in the six week holiday. We’ve had a look for a few trips which may be of interest to your Young Equestrians:
Over the summer months many counties host a County Show which show cases a variety of classes and includes country pursuits. Often there are livestock classes, equine competitions, trade stands and fun activities for younger visitors to get involved in. To find out when your county is taking place please search on google.
Trailblazers is an unaffiliated competition with the aim of the competitors to reach the championships at Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth from 26th July to 3rd August.
Attendance at Trailblazers would be a great chance for Club members to see a larger show in action and set themselves some aspirations.
All competitors attending Trailblazers must have qualified in Showing, Dressage and Show Jumping which provides a very good standard of competition for viewing but there are also a variety of trade stands for the spectators. For more detail please follow this link below:
British Show Jumping Championships
A fantastic opportunity for all club members to see some of the highest level of show jumping in action and all at one venue. The event takes places on 6th to 11th August at Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth. Full details of the schedule can be found:
British Dressage Championships
The Championships are taking place as the summer ends from 12th to 15th September at Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth which will provide fantastic shopping opportunities along with brilliant displays of Dressage at all levels. Full details can be found here: http://www.bdchampionships.com/national/index.php
WES (Western Equestrian Society) National Show
Interested in finding out more about Western Riding and the variety of activities they undertake, why not pop along to the WES National Show at Moreton Morrell College, Warwickshire on 23rd to 25th August. See a variety of horses taking part in many classes which take precision and training to achieve. Full details can be found: https://www.wes-uk.com/event-list/
Pony Club National Championships
Th Pony Club National Championships are taking place at Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire on 16th to 20th August, there will be classes in Polocrosse, Showjumping, Mounted Games, Dressage, Musical Ride, Horse and Pony Care through out the five days. For full details please see: http://www.pcuk.org/index.php/activities/the_pony_club_championships/
Horse Racing- QIPCO British Champions Series
The QIPCO Champions Series is several race days taking place through out the summer culminating in the ultimate race taking place on 19th October at Ascot Racecourse. To see the races taking place over the summer please see: http://britishchampionsseries.com/fixtures/