United Saddlebred Association-UK
United Saddlebred Association-UK

May Festival Show

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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 2019: 26th May and will be at Moreton Morrell College, Warwickshire, CV35 9BL.

Judges: Andries Domburg (Netherlands)Sue Hirons (UK), Lorraine Rowntree (UK), Sue Keys (UK).


The 2019 show will be a qualifier for: HOPE Best of the Best Championships, Great Midlands Horse Show, Royal London Show and the VHS Veteran Championships (Golden Ticket). If competitors would like us to consider other qualifiers, please get in touch.


ENTRIES CAN BE MADE by Cheque, Bank Transfer or PayPal - see our Online & PayPal payments page. 


If you require stabling please contact info@american-saddlebred.co.uk first to ensure there are spaces available. 


Show Photographer for 2018 & 2019 is Simon Coates Photographywww.simoncoatesphotography.co.uk


First aid provider for us since 2016.

To book them for your event, visit their website at:


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), Spellbound Magical Fate (2018).




Want to sponsor a class or championship?

We're happy to address all your questions or concerns. Email us at: info@american-saddlebred.co.uk


Class sponsorship: £25. Sash for winner with sponsors details, sponsor details in online schedule, website and USA-UK newsletter.


Bling Rosette Specials: £10.  Sash or bling rosette in individual class, as sponsored, with sponsors details. Mention in online schedule, and website. (Any reasonable and feasible “special” catered for – e.g. Best Youngstock, Best 2 year old, Best Mare, Best Gelding, Eldest, Best from a specific stud etc. Can also be presented to the winner if required).


Combined Class sponsorship and Bling Rosette: £30. See above. (Unless specificed otherwise, bling rosette will be presented to the winner).


Best British Bred bling rosettes presented in ALL (relevant) classes (to be eligible, mare must have been covered and [purebred] foal born in the UK) – rosettes available to sponsor £50 for in hand sections / £50 for performance sections. Kindly sponsored for the 2019 show.


Best Junior Rider/Whip rosettes available to sponsor £50 for whole event.


Youth & Group Championships: £50-75.  Championship rosettes and sashes to Champion & Reserve. Garland to champion (if sponsored).


Supreme In Hand Championship (Kindly sponsored for the 2019 show), Supreme Ridden Championship (Kindly sponsored for the 2019 show) & Saddlebred Ridden Championship (Kindly sponsored for the 2019 show)
Rosettes £50 (per championship),
Garlands £100 (per championship),
Combined awards £125 (per championship)
Championship rosettes to all. Flower garlands to top two. 

Our thanks to those that have already donated or pledged for the 2019 event:

2018 May Festival Results.pdf
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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

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