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Wessex Shetland Pony Group Show rewards Champions

As Championship season gets underway, we can’t miss a showcase for the versatility of the Shetland pony, with Blue Chip sponsoring their recent Summer Show. For the last 11 years Frank and Carol Hodder, of the Eiger Shetland Pony Stud have organised the Wessex Shetland Pony Group, to unite Shetland pony owners and breeders, and capture their enthusiasm to enjoy and promote this lovely breed. Frank and Carol go on the describe Shetland ponies as “Gentle, good-tempered, and very intelligent by nature. They make excellent children's ponies, and are noted for having a brave and protective character. Frequently ridden by children and adults at horse shows they also excel in driving classes, as well as driving for pleasure outside of the show...

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Carnsdale Irish Times WINS Blue Chip & Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) £2000 Challenge

Record entries and a fabulous atmosphere awaited horses and riders at the recent Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) 40th Annual Breed Show, held at Arena UK, Lincolnshire. “I still can’t believe we won” says rider Faye Ludlow, after they took the honours with Michael Lewis’ Carnsdale Irish Times in the Blue Chip & IDHS (GB) £2000 Challenge. Judge Mark Fitton commented "This Championship is the best advertisement for the Irish Draught horse and this years' final was a sight to behold.  It was the best days judging I have had in years." Clare Blaskey, founder of title sponsor Blue Chip Feed, expressed that “Blue Chip are extremely proud to support the Championships and to reward the impressive level that amateurs...

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