Trailblazers attracts Renowned Brands as Second Rounds Start for the 2016 SEIB Trailblazers Championships

Competing at the Trailblazers National Championships is a thrill for competitors. Credit Real Time Imaging

Trailblazers attracts Renowned Brands as Second Rounds Start for the 2016 SEIB Trailblazers Championships

Second round competitions are now under way as riders compete to gain qualification for the prestigious 2016 SEIB Trailblazers Championships, and as the series gains momentum, top brands have shown their support for the event.

Countrywide and Dodson and Horrell will be joining SEIB Insurance Brokers, Snowflake Bedding and Solution Saddles in their support for the popular Championships, aimed at providing a championship show experience for grass roots riders.

Countrywide will sponsor the Show Jumping series including the finals at the championships. Countrywide is the leading supplier of products and services to the rural community. Their products span the Farming, Smallholder, Equestrian, Rural Business and Country Home sectors and are delivered through Retail Stores, Direct Sales teams and On-Line.

“Countrywide is very proud to be supporting the Trailblazers Championships this year. We wish all the riders the best of luck in the championships and look forward to seeing you all at the event”, said Countrywide’s Equine Product Manager, Sara Blackshaw.

Dodson and Horrell will support the popular Dressage series and finals at the championships. Dodson and Horrell is a respected authority on animal nutrition and is Europe’s leading horse feed manufacturer exporting to forty countries worldwide. The company feeds many of the UK’s top competition horses as well as providing appropriate feeds for horses in all disciplines and all levels of work.

Sam Horrell, CEO of Dodson & Horrell Ltd, said “We are thrilled to be supporting the Trailblazers Dressage Championships. It is a great championship platform for unaffiliated riders. It allows us to meet competitors from the grass roots of the sport who can share their experiences with us and also get nutritional advice at this competition. We wish all the competitors the best of luck and look forward to seeing them throughout the series”.

The 2016 SEIB Trailblazers Championships will take place at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire from the 29 July – 6 August 2016. With the superb facilities at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, finalists will enjoy that unbeatable championship atmosphere, the thrill of riding in the grand arenas and the prospect of completing a lap of honour in magnificent style.

Second round competitions are beginning at many of the Trailblazers venues, giving riders the opportunity to take their final step to gain their qualification to the Championship Finals. Riders that qualify at an SEIB Trailblazers first round competition are eligible to progress to second rounds. Once qualified and after a competitor has received their second round qualification card they can then enter as many second round competitions as they wish at the level they have qualified to try and secure their place at the SEIB Trailblazers Championship Finals. The second rounds run at Trailblazers venues around the country from March through to the end of May 2016.

Trailblazers competitions include show jumping, dressage, showing, working hunter and combined training and there are classes for both senior and junior riders. There are over 60 equestrian venues throughout the country offering qualifying competitions and the series provides every aspiring competitor with an opportunity to compete at different levels in their chosen discipline.

A full list of first and second round dates and venues, as well as comprehensive details of the series, is available on the website, Find us on Facebook at, or contact our team in the Trailblazers central office on

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