United Saddlebred Association-UK
United Saddlebred Association-UK

May Festival Show

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).




Want to sponsor a class or championship?

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

Sarah Berrisford

Ann Blackaby

British Morgan Horse Society
Chubarry Appaloosas

Colourkade Saddlebreds

Virginia Draper

Friesians Scotland

Garlands Galore

Jill & John Gosling

Robin & Shirley Hepworth

Hope Show

KC Saddlebreds

Alexandra Jourdan

Manda King

Catherine Legg

Lusitano Breed Society of GB

Lyn Moran

British Morgan Horse Society

Helen Nicholas

The Palmer Family

Staroak Designs

Patricia Pomp

Sophie Print

Lisa randle

Redheart Appaloosas

Roundhills Farm

Teardrops Equine Memorial Jewellery

Tudor Morgans

Jill Ward

Rhian Williams

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:


May Festival Results 2017.pdf
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May Festival Results 2016.pdf
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May Festival 2015 results.pdf
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May Festival Show 2014 results.pdf
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Results May Festival 2013.pdf
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2012 Results May Festival.pdf
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2011 May Festival Show results.pdf
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2010 Show Results.pdf
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Show Results 2009.pdf
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Contact us


USA-UK, 24 Coton Grove, Shirley, Solihull, Birmingham, B90 1BS.

Email: info@american-saddlebred.co.uk


Membership Secretary: 43 Woodman Close, Halesowen, West Midlands, B63 3EH.

Email: Membership@american-saddlebred.co.uk


Horse Registrar: 108A Broughton Road, London, SW6 2LB.

Email: Registrar@american-saddlebred.co.uk

Popular Forms

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