Getting into the side saddle habit at the Great Yorkshire Show

Getting into the side saddle habit at the Great Yorkshire Show

TopSpec sponsors supreme display of horseflesh at 2012 Great Yorkshire Show

By Katy Islip

General news

27 April 2012 12:44

The best of the best will be strutting their stuff for a £1,500 prize at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show, thanks to sponsorship from equine nutrition firm TopSpec.

The Supreme Ridden Championship will see the winners of the show’s novice ridden hunter, ridden hunter, working hunter, ridden coloured, ridden cob, ridden mountain and moorland, riding horse and winners from the ladies’ side saddle, small hunter, retrained racehorse and ridden Irish Draft classes go head to head for the main prize, with the reserve champion getting £250.

The Great Yorkshire Show takes place at Harrogate’s Great Yorkshire Showground from Tuesday, July 10 to Thursday, July 12, and the Supreme Ridden Championship will take place in the main ring on the Wednesday afternoon.

Nicola Tyler, of TopSpec, said: “As a company based in North Yorkshire, TopSpec is delighted to continue to sponsor this exciting Supreme Ridden Championship once again.

“It’s an entertaining championship for the show which has always been one of the highlights of the summer in Yorkshire but is now also the premier agricultural show in England attracting more than 130,000 visitors each year.

“We look forward to a busy three days seeing friends and customers on our stand, which once again is positioned overlooking the President’s Lawn.”

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