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Friday, July 8, 2016 • 11:38 am

Final SEIB Racehorse to Riding Horse Qualifier at Land Rover Burghley

The last of the 2016 series of qualifiers for the SEIB Insurance Brokers Racehorse to Riding Horse Championship again takes place in the Main Arena at The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials on Sunday 4th September, providing the final opseib logoportunity 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 SEIB Racehorse to Riding Horse Show Championship was created by SEIB Insurance Brokers over 10 years ago give support and recognition to those retraining racehorses and preparing them for a new career in the show ring.  The series offers 6 qualifiers throughout the country, with winners earning a coveted ticket to the SEIB championship held at Horse of the Year Show. The SEIB 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 and are judged as for Riding Horses, with the best of type, whether hack, riding horse or hunter, deemed the winner.  The Championship will be held at the Horse of The Year Show, 5th – 9th October 2016, at the Birmingham NEC.

More information on the SEIB Racehorse to Riding Horse Championship is available from where you can download a schedule and entry form or enter online from.  Our social media pages are full of updates and photos and are a great place to share your SEIB Search for a Star or Racehorse to Riding Horse experience.

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The 2016 SEIB Racehorse to Riding Horse qualifiers will be held at:

Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials 4th September 2016 (Racehorse to Riding Horse Qualifier Only)

Stamford, Lincs, PE9 2LH


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

Birmingham NEC