The Rare Breeds Heritage Horse Show – 22 and 23 September 2012.
The Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) has joined the twelve equine rare breed societies, whose horses and ponies are included on the RBST Watchlist, to present a two day event, the Rare Breeds Heritage Show, over the weekend of 22 and 23 September 2012.
The event will a magnificent show case for the UK ’s endangered breeds of horses and ponies, a heritage in danger of being lost. Bury Farm Equestrian Village are hosting the event at their new indoor equestrian centre at Mill Road Slapton Bucks LU7 9BT.
Scheduled over the two days, including a Gala evening performance, are in-hand classes, show classes, jumping, driving, displays and demonstrations and the Hackney Horse Society have included their Hackney Horse and Pony of the Year Championships. Car parking and entry for spectators is free allowing every family an opportunity to see a mixture of showing, equine entertainment and trade stands.
The rare breeds represented at the Rare Breed Heritage Show are the Cleveland Bay horse, Eriskay pony, Hackney horse and pony, Dales pony, Exmoor pony, Dartmoor Pony, Welsh Mountain A semi-feral, Fell pony, Highland pony and Shire horse.