The dates for the 2020 series of SEIB Insurance Brokers Search for A Star and Racehorse to Riding Horse have been announced.

Search for a Star is the competition for aspiring amateur show riders and the Racehorse to Riding Horse series sees the top racehorses turned show horses in the UK compete against each other for this national title.

Following qualifying shows held across the country through the spring and Summer months, the SEIB Search for a Star and Racehorse to Riding Horse finals will take place at the ever-prestigious Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) in October.

Finals for the exciting Search for a Star Mountain and Moorland championship, which is now entering its third year, will take place at Your Horse Live in November 2020.

Search for a Star is purely for amateur riders and this rule is very strictly enforced. The SEIB Racehorse to Riding Horse classes are open to professional and amateur riders.

SEIB support ethical showing and testing for prohibited substances and tack inspections may take place. The Search for a Star full schedule including classes, times and rules will be released in due course.

Leading equine Insurance brokers, SEIB Insurance Brokers, set up Search for a Star over 20 years ago so they could offer a unique competition opportunity to many of their amateur rider customers.

SEIB has a long association with the showing world and is renowned for ‘putting something back’ by supporting many equestrian events and activities in addition to Search for a Star.

SEIB Search for a Star and Racehorse to Riding Horse 2020 HOYS and Your Horse Live qualifier dates:

5 April – Bury Farm, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 9BT

2 May (Saturday) Stretcholt Equestrian Centre, Somerset, TA6 4SR

7 June – Greenlands EC, Carlisle, CA4 0RR

19 July – Onley Equestrian Complex, Rugby, CV23 8AJ

2 August – Arena UK, Grantham, NG32 2EF

6 September – Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, Stamford, RACEHORSE TO RIDING HORSE ONLY

7 – 11 October – HOYS Search for a Star Final, NEC Birmingham

6 November – Your Horse Live Search for a Star Mountain and Moorland Finals, NAEC Stoneleigh

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