USA-UK May Festival Show, combining the USA-UK European Championship Show for American Saddlebreds with the largest show in the UK specifically for Foreign Breeds / World Breeds.
Traditionally held on the 4th Sunday in May (usually the Whitsun Bank Holiday weekend, depending on how the calendar falls).
Show Date for 2018: 27th May.
Judges: Vera Huddleston & Chris Porter
The schedule can be viewed on the right hand side of every page of the website. It is a qualifier for: HOPE Best of the Best Championships, Great Midlands Horse Show, Royal London Show, Foreign Breed Society Championship Show and the VHS Veteran Championships (Golden Ticket).
In addition we are pleased to announce that the British Palomino Society will be joining us once again to host their Spring Gala Show - competitors are welcome to cross enter (if eleigible) at both events. For details of the BPS Spring Gala, please visit their website: www.thebritishpalominosicety.co.uk
Previous European Saddlebred Ridden Champions: Oak Hills Fallen Angel (2006, 2007); Even Worse (2008, 2009); Fame's Encore (2010); CH Appledore Miss Serenade (2011); Kumala Champagne (2012, 2013, 2015), Spellbound Magical Fate (2014), Ridgewood's Phire Cracker (2016), Oh What A Hi (2017).
We're happy to address all your questions or concerns. Email us at: Lynnusauk@aol.com
Class sponsorship - £25. Sponsors details on winners sash and advertising in schedule, programme and online.
Class specials - £10. A bling rosette with sponsors details on. Specials can be anything within reason within a class - e.g. Best Youngstock, Best Gelding, Best horse from a particular stud, Best of a specific breed. Lineage mention in online schedule and show programme.
Group Championship Sponsorship - £50. Sponsors details on sashes and ribbons, full page advert in show programme, plus advertising in our Summer (2018) newsletter.
Supreme Championships - £150 (Grand In Hand, Grand Ridden & Saddlebred Performance). Sponsors details on prizes, advert in schedule, full page advert in show programme and Summer & Winter (2018) newsletter.
Sponsors details will also be included in the online show schedule, as and when received and on winner's sashes.
Advertising is also available in the show programme - £70 full page, £40 half page and £25 quarter page - all in colour.
Our thanks to the following for pledging to be 2018 show sponsors:
The Abbott Family
British Morgan Horse Society
Jill & John Gosling
Robin & Shirley Hepworth
Lusitano Breed Society of GB
British Morgan Horse Society
The Palmer Family
Teardrops Equine Memorial Jewellery
Winners Circle UK
First aid for the 2016, 2017 & 2018 event supplied by Obs Medics.
To book them for your event, visit their website at:
USA-UK, 24 Coton Grove, Shirley, Solihull, Birmingham, B90 1BS.
Membership Secretary: 43 Woodman Close, Halesowen, West Midlands, B63 3EH.
Horse Registrar: 108A Broughton Road, London, SW6 2LB.