Suffolk Young Handler Championship
The Suffolk Young Handler Championship 2020
Congratulations to all the Young Handlers who took part in the 2019 Young Handler Championship.
This year's competition will be held on 18th October, kindly hosted by Banham Zoo again. Please contact Paul Smith if you have any questions.
Rules and Regulations Qualification
The competition is open to all young handlers aged between 13 and 18 years old, and they will be eligible to qualify at one of the Suffolk Horse Society’s affiliated shows and at the Suffolk Spectacular. One young handler will qualify at each of the shows running a Young Handler class. If the winner has already qualified, qualification will go down the line.
Judges and Judging
The final competition will be judged on the preparation, overall turn out and handling abilities of the young handler. Each entrant will be given two hours to braid and prepare their horse and will then be asked to take the horse into the ring for the class. The judge will be present during this time and points will be awarded for all disciplines.
2019 Young Handlers Championship
Suffolk Horse Magazine
Keep your eyes peeled for your Suffolk Horse magazine popping through your letterbox soon, if you are an SHS Member.
You will find 2 books of raffle tickets enclosed for our Spring Draw, with the chance to win £300. There are some great articles inside, including the 2020 Stallion Listing, and news and photographs from many of last year's shows.
If you haven't received your magazine, or would like extra raffle tickets, please call the office on 01394 380643.
Suffolk Horse Spectacular
13th September 2020
Now you have your 2020 calendars, its time to mark the date for this year's Suffolk Horse Spectucular!
It will be taking place at Marks Hall in Coggeshall, Essex again, as last year was such a success, and we hope to repeat that this year!
We will be having the usual wonderful display of Suffolks in various disciplines, as well as other attractions such as dog agility, farriery demonstrations, timber snigging, and archery. Put Sunday 13th September in your diary now.
IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO ENTER!! You still have a few days in January to complete your challenge, so sign up today. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office on 01394 460621 to sign up. It's only £12.99 to enter and you will win a medal if you reach your target.
This week, Nigel Oakley was the guest on Lesley Dolphin's sofa, on BBC Radio Suffolk, talking about the work he does with Suffolk Horses.
Listen to the interview here
The results from all shows affiliated with the Suffolk Horse Society are now available to download as a PDF booklet.
If you would like to be sent a hard copy of the Show Results, please send an A4 sized stamped addressed envelope to Suffolk Horse Soceity, Suite 8, Britannia House, Base Business Park, Rendlesham Suffolk IP12 2UT.