Budding equine photographers are invited to submit their best work for an exciting competition run by the National Equine Forum (NEF).

NEF is seeking a cover star for its 2023 programme and all amateur photographers are eligible to enter. They can capture their own horse or another they have permission to photograph.

“NEF is all about being ‘by the equestrian world, for the equestrian world’ and we all thought a cover image competition would be a great way to actively involve more people, in the build-up to our 2023 event,” said NEF honorary publicity officer Sarah Shephard. “We are looking for appealing, creative, and innovative photographs of members of your equine family to give the cover of our next programme a real wow factor.”

The winning image will feature on the programme cover for the 31st National Equine Forum, which takes place on Thursday 2 March 2023 (#NEF23), as well as in other #NEF23 contexts.

The image should be of a horse, pony or donkey (singular or multiple), or a creative headshot or other anatomical area. It can also feature the horse’s environment in the background. It should not include any image of an identifiable person.

Entrants must be over 18 years of age and the deadline for entries is 12 noon (BST) on 23 September 2022.

For more information and to enter the NEF programme cover star competition visit click here.

Lead image by Craig Payne Photography

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