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The British Show Horse Association

Welcome to the British Show Horse Association website. This Association is dedicated to promoting the breeding and showing of Hacks, Cobs, Maxi Cobs and Riding Horses.

Shows throughout the country, at all levels, hold BSHA Affiliated classes with both Amateur and Open sections; there is usually something for every Competitor.

The BSHA encourages participation; for young riders there is a “Rising Stars” final at the BSHA National Championships Show, all Affiliated Open Classes award a Young Rider special rosette throughout the year, in addition to the Amateur Rider and Novice awards.

The Association is very active and runs a series of Shows including the very popular BSHA National Championships, Member’s Lunches, Judges' Conference, Conformation Training Workshops and Probationary Judges scheme.

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Latest News

  • New qualification Rules for the BSHA Amateur Hack, Cob, Riding Horse and Hunter of the Year

    The BSHA introduced the Amateur Horse of the Year Championships for Hacks, Cobs and Riding Horses at the National Championship Show in 2009 and new for 2015, we are introducing the BSHA Amateur Hunter of the Year. These Championships were originally without a qualification route, ...

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  • The BSHA Ladies Hunter of the Year

    The BSHA is delighted to announce a new Championship series for the BSHA LADIES HUNTER OF THE YEAR, culminating in a final at the BSHA National Hunter Championship Show on Thursday 10th September 2015, at the Addington Manor Equestrian Centre.Following Grandstand Media’s decision to ...

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  • Hickstead Showtime Ball 2015

    Hickstead is proud to announce a very special date for your diaries, Saturday 18th April 2015, the night of the first ever Showtime Ball.The glittering black tie event will provide the perfect way to kick start the show season – and it’s a great ...

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  • BSHA Judges Conference 2015

    The BSHA recently held its annual Judges’ Conference at The Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth, Warwickshire. After a welcome reception including coffee and Danish pastries, the delegates sat down in small groups to discuss a variety of topics. This change of format allowed many Judges ...

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  • Richard Meade, OBE

    Richard John Hannay Meade OBE (4 December 1938 – 8 January 2015) was Britain's most successful equestrian Olympian. He was a triple Olympic gold medallist and the first British rider to have won an individual Olympic title.Meade – BSHA Judge ...

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  • HOYS Ladies’ Side Saddle Horse of the Year - Rules

    This competition is open to mares or geldings, 4 years old or over, exceeding 148cm, to be ridden side saddle by a lady. This class will be run in accordance with the HOYS General Rules as set out in their Rule Book; please ...

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Latest Site Updates

New qualification Rules for the BSHA Amateur Hack, Cob, Riding Horse and Hunter of the Year
26/02/2015 10:37:50  Read Story

Members Area, BSHA Ladies Show Horse
14/01/2015 14:25:17  View Page

Show Reports
BSHA Southern Spring Show: 3rd May
20/05/2014 19:56:40  Read Story