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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.


To join the British Show Horse Association online, just click the buttons below and follow the easy to complete forms.

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Latest News

  • Dope Testing at the Royal International Horse Show 2015

    The following horses were Dope Tested at the Royal International Horse Show 2015: 1. High Treason: Owner – Mrs Lisa Hall;  Rider Miss Brogan Taverner 2. Daldorn Lara's Theme:  Owner – Lady Benton-Jones;  Rider Jo Bates  Both results were returned "Negative"....

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  • Sponsor at the Horse of the Year Show

    Be part of the "World’s Most Famous Horse Show" Amazing Sponsorship opportunities for Cob and Riding Horse Classes andamp; Championships at the Horse of the Year Show 2016.This is a fantastic way to promote your companies' products or services in front of an ...

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  • Side Saddle Clinic – 21ST March 2016

    Roger Philpot and Shelley Perham Side Saddle Training DayThis clinic is aimed at competitors aiming to qualify Hunters, Hacks, Cobs and Riding Horses for the RIHS, HOYS and BSHA National ChampionshipsMorning or Afternoon Sessions to include:*Expert Saddle Fitting andamp; AdviceIndividual andamp; Group lessonGeoff the ...

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  • HOYS Working Hunter Rule Change

    If there are two Working Hunter Classes then the classes must be split as follows and then there must be a Championship Class to determine which Horse qualifies:SECTION A: LIGHTWEIGHT WORKING HUNTER Mare, gelding or stallion, 4 years old and over, capable of carrying ...

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  • Nominations Open for the 2016 Showing Council - Showing World Show Personality of the Year Awards

    Nominations are now open for the 2016 Showing Council/Showing World Show Personality of the Year Awards Supported by SPILLERS. The awards are a star studded red carpet event attended by awards finalists, industry leaders and showing aficionados. They offer the chance ...

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  • The Showing Council Conference:

    The Showing Council Conference is supported Spillers The Conference will take place on Saturday 24th October at the East of England Showground, Peterborough.RegistrationRegistration will be 10:00 - 10:45am with a prompt start at 11:00Attendees will be able to purchase refreshments ...

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Every day, our members sell their horses, boxes, tack, clothing, saddles and equipment in our classified advertisement pages. To see the very latest items for sale, click...

Latest Site Updates

Dope Testing at the Royal International Horse Show 2015
13/05/2016 09:58:48  Read Story

Shows Area, BSHA Southern Spring Show 2016
01/05/2016 10:54:04  View Page

Show Reports
BSHA Southern Spring Show: 9th May
18/05/2015 17:43:17  Read Story