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


Many thanks to everyone that supported the 2017 event, competitors, judges, officials and spectators - results are now online (pdf file at the bottom of this page) and photos can be viewed and purchased from our official show photographer: www.Fotos4events.co.uk


A draft version of the 2018 schedule is available on the right hand side of every page on the website and the final schedule will be available at the end of 2017. For 2018 the event will be held at Moreton Morrell College in Warwickshire. If you would like to pledge sponsorship for, or want to place an advert in the show programme, then please get in touch.


The 2017 show was a qualifier for: HOPE Best of the Best Championships, BPS Cream of the Crop Championships, Midlands Show, Royal London Show and the VHS Veteran Championships.




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 - £75. 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 printing on the ribbon / tails if payment is made by December 2017.


Advertising is also available in the show programme - £70 full page, £45 half page and £30 quarter page - all in colour.


Our thanks to the following for pledging to be 2018 show sponsors:

Sarah Berrisford

Ann Blackaby

Colourkade Saddlebreds

Garlands Galore

Jill & John Gosling

Hope Show

KC Sadlebreds

Alexandra Jourdan

Manda King

Catherine Legg

Helen Nicholas

Rachel Palmer

Sophie Print

Redheart Appaloosas: www.redheartappaloosas.co.uk

Winners Circle UK

Our thanks to our 2017 show sponsors:

Aztec Owners Group: www.freewebs.com/aztecandalusians/

British Palomino Society: www.thebritishpalominosociety.co.uk

Kim Bonny

Colourkade Saddlebreds

Equuleus Stud: www.falabellahorses.com

Garlands Galore
Jill & John Gosling

Robin & Shirley Hepworth

Lynn Herd

Hirons Stud

Horse Show Garlands

Alexandra Jourdan

KC Sadlebreds

Manda King

Mistrals Stud: www.spanishhorsebreedersuk.co.uk

Monnington Morgans
Rachel Palmer
Patricia Pomp

Roundhill Stud

Tim & Clare Northcott

Perryfields Stud

Lisa Randle

Redheart Appaloosas: www.redheartappaloosas.co.uk

Roundhill's Stud

Tudor Morgans

Di Whiting

Sally Willink

First aid for the 2016, 2017 & 2018 event was supplied by Obs Medics.

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


Foto4Events will be our official photographers for the 2017 & 2018 show. Visit them at: http://fotos4events.co.uk


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.


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

May Festival 2018 Draft.pdf
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Passport Form 2017.pdf
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Membership application form.pdf
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USAUK Foreign Breeds General Judging Oct[...]
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Covering certificates.pdf
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Hi_Points_Log 2017.pdf
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