We all know how versatile the PRE is, and we introduced this award series celebrate and congratulate the owners of all types of Spanish horse, out enjoying their beautiful horses and showing the world what they’re capable of.
There are a number of recognised PRE part-breds – Aztecas, Warlanders, Spanish Spotted Saddle Horses, Spanish Normans, Hispano Arabs, Tres Sangres – and the PRE has produced some very successful crosses with warmbloods, Lusitanos, Welsh and many more.
Owners of these horses are often asked their breeding and we want to recognise the enormous diversity that exists out there using PRE blood. For a PRE stud owner, there is obvious gain to be had from promoting these crosses as owners looking to introduce Spanish blood will come looking for good stallions (or mares) to produce some great crosses.
For owners of existing part-breds, we salute the hours of work some of you are putting in out there competing and having fun with your horses.
You are promoting the Spanish horse every time you go out and we would like to recognise those of you that are doing so. The competition is open throughout the year, culminating in an awards announcement at the end of the year and a featured spread in the GB PRE Yearbook.
How do you enter?
Full rules are available below, but in essence, you log your results in the members’ section of the website every time you go out to compete, and a league table will be updated with your running scores.
If you would rather keep a running score, you are welcome to download the ‘Points Record Card’ and complete it every time you enter a competition during the competition period, then post it to me by the 1st of December 2023.
The horse with the highest number of points earned in the period will be announced as the winner in each section.
Plaques and presentation rosettes will be awarded for each section.
Please submit your score card to us by email, before the 15th December in the qualifying year, in order to qualify for that year’s competition. Here’s how:
1. Submit your details: owner’s name, rider’s name (if different from owner), email address.
2. Horse’s details: name, age, sex, breed, BAPSH Reg. Number.
3. Attach a copy of your completed score card – you can either scan a copy or take a photo with your phone/tablet device.
4. Email to Lucie Evans – Lucie@gbpre.co.uk