Last Racehorse to Riding Horse Qualifier held at Burghley Horse Trials

Racehorse to Riding Horse qualifier

Last Racehorse to Riding Horse Qualifier held at Burghley Horse Trials

The last of the 2016 Last Racehorse to Riding Horse Qualifier will be held at Burghley Horse Trials. in the Main Arena on Sunday 4th September. The opportunity provides the final opportunity to qualify for the prestigious finals at the Horse of the Year Show (HOYS).

The event recognises the huge popularity of this class with both competitors and spectators alike, and is delighted to be able to provide an opportunity to see how correctly re-schooled ex-racehorses can go on to be successful in the show ring.

The Racehorse to Riding Horse Show Championship, first of all, was created by SEIB Insurance Brokers over 10 years ago give support and recognition to those retraining racehorses.  The series offers six qualifiers throughout the country, with winners earning a coveted ticket to the championship held at HOYS. The Racehorse to Riding Horse of the Year has the honour of going forward to the Supreme Horse of the Year final.

“We are delighted that the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials are supporting this class again this year. The standard of ex-racehorse that we see coming forward is phenomenal, and it is brilliant that these wonderful horses will get the opportunity to be shown to a wider audience. With time and patience, they can go on to careers in many other disciplines”, said Nicolina MacKenzie, Marketing Manager at SEIB Insurance Brokers.

The classes are open to both amateur and professional producers. The Championship will be held at the HOYS on the 5th – 9th October 2016, at the Birmingham NEC.

More information on the Racehorse to Riding Horse Championship is available from  You can also download a schedule and entry form or enter online via the website.  Our social media pages are full of updates and photos and are a great place to share experience.  Find us at

All of the Racehorse to Riding Horse classes are sponsored by SEIB

In conclusion the 2016 SEIB Racehorse to Riding Horse qualifier will be held on:

4th September 2016 (Racehorse to Riding Horse Qualifier Only) at,

Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, Stamford, Lincs, PE9 2LH



Finals, Horse Of The Year Show 5th – 9th October 2016

Birmingham NEC

Horse Trials, Stamford, Lincs, PE9 2LH


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