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For the full Virtual Search for a Star rules CLICK HERE

SEIB Search for a Star is set to go full-circle at Your Horse virtually Live on the 6th – 8th November.  Virtual SEIB Search for a Star will take place online and be judged from photos submitted by amateur competitors. The winners will be decided upon by Search for a Star judges, Katie Jerram-Hunnable, Chris Hunnable, Mr Richard Ramsay and Marjorie Ramsay. National Pony Society panel judges, David Ingle and Paul Cook will judge the Search for a Star Mountain and Moorland entries.

Virtual Search for a Star will include classes for hacks, hunters, riding horses, traditional gypsy cobs – of any colour, cobs, mountain and moorlands, racehorse to riding horses, diamond pony, RDA horse or pony and part-bred traditional. All classes are open to only amateur competitors. Each entry will comprise one side-on, in-hand image of the horse or pony with no tack on. Entries will open on 12th October and will close on 27th October with the winners announced in an exciting online finale on the 6th November. The winner of each of the ten classes will qualify for a special amateur championship final at Your Horse Live 2021.

Katie Jerram-Hunnable said: “It is an honour as always to be asked to judge Search for a Star. Online showing classes are becoming increasingly popular and in these different circumstances this year, it is so important to enjoy the opportunities that are in front of us. Chris’ parents owned one of the original Search for a Star venues, Towerlands EC and it is just wonderful for us to be involved in and passionate about the series nearly 25 years later.”

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SEIB’s Marketing Manager, Nicolina MacKenzie said: “We are delighted to be in a position to run virtual Search for a Star with Your Horse Live this year. It is quite special to be returning to the roots of Search for a Star. This new photo show opportunity has given me the chance to look back and reflect on how far Search for a Star has come over the years. It makes me shiver to think of our first Search for a Star competition at Towerlands – I hadn’t even thought to bring numbers along for the competitors!”

Your Horse Live Event Director, Emma Bedford said: “We were all gutted when we had to cancel this year’s Your Horse Live. But we are now excited about the virtual show and the new things we’ve been able to add for our Your Horse Live community, including virtual Search for a Star. We are really looking forward to seeing the entries’ images and even more excited about inviting the winners of each class to next year’s show to compete for a brand new Supreme Champion in our main arena”.

Virtual SEIB Search for a Star is open to amateur riders. Judge, David Ingle and our Search for a Star photographer Sue Robb of SMR Photos, have produced some top tips to consider when taking your entry photo. These can be found at www.seib.co.uk/competitions. We will be posting a series of ‘how to’ videos on the Search for a Star social media channels so every competitor is armed with as much information as possible ahead of taking that all-important entry photo.

Leading equine Insurance brokers, SEIB Insurance Brokers provide cover for horses, horse boxes, yards and much more.   The company has a long association with the showing world and is renowned for ‘putting something back’ by supporting equestrian events and activities.
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SEIB Search for a Star is set to go full-circle at Your Horse virtually Live on the 6th – 8th November.  Virtual SEIB Search for a Star will take place online and be judged from in-hand photos submitted by amateur competitors. The winners will be decided upon by Search for a Star judges, Katie Jerram-Hunnable, Chris Hunnable, Mr Richard Ramsay and Marjorie Ramsay. National Pony Society panel judges, David Ingle and Paul Cook will judge the Search for a Star Mountain and Moorland entries.

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Katie Jerram-Hunnable said: “It is an honour as always to be asked to judge Search for a Star. Online showing classes are becoming increasingly popular and in these different circumstances this year, it is so important to enjoy the opportunities that are in front of us. Chris’ parents owned one of the original Search for a Star venues, Towerlands EC and it is just wonderful for us to be involved in and passionate about the series nearly 25 years later.”

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SEIB’s Marketing Manager, Nicolina MacKenzie said: “We are delighted to be in a position to run virtual Search for a Star with Your Horse Live this year. It is quite special to be returning to the roots of Search for a Star. This new photo show opportunity has given me the chance to look back and reflect on how far Search for a Star has come over the years. It makes me shiver to think of our first Search for a Star competition at Towerlands – I hadn’t even thought to bring numbers along for the competitors!”

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Leading equine Insurance brokers, SEIB Insurance Brokers provide cover for horses, horse boxes, yards and much more.   The company has a long association with the showing world and is renowned for ‘putting something back’ by supporting equestrian events and activities.
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For the full rules of Virtual Search for a Star Mountain and Moorland CLICK HERE 

SEIB Search for a Star is set to go full-circle at Your Horse virtually Live on the 6th – 8th November.  Virtual SEIB Search for a Star will take place online and be judged from in-hand photos submitted by amateur competitors. The winners will be decided upon by Search for a Star judges, Katie Jerram-Hunnable, Chris Hunnable, Mr Richard Ramsay and Marjorie Ramsay. National Pony Society panel judges, David Ingle and Paul Cook will judge the Search for a Star Mountain and Moorland entries.

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Katie Jerram-Hunnable said: “It is an honour as always to be asked to judge Search for a Star. Online showing classes are becoming increasingly popular and in these different circumstances this year, it is so important to enjoy the opportunities that are in front of us. Chris’ parents owned one of the original Search for a Star venues, Towerlands EC and it is just wonderful for us to be involved in and passionate about the series nearly 25 years later.”

This is not the first time that Search for a Star has been judged as a photo show. When Search for a Star was launched back in 1996 by SEIB, amateur competitors submitted images of themselves and their horses for appraisal by top showing producer and judge, Robert Oliver.

Of these photo entries, Robert decided which horses and riders would be invited to come forward to take part in several regional Search for a Star competitions. The first Search for a Star competition took place at Towerlands Equestrian Centre in Essex and then the team carried on up to Gleneagles in Scotland before the finals took place at Hickstead. The first ever Search for a Star champion was a striking bay four-year-old, Shelford Rupert who took forward the values and aims of the series from the start by going on to win in open classes.

SEIB’s Marketing Manager, Nicolina MacKenzie said: “We are delighted to be in a position to run virtual Search for a Star with Your Horse Live this year. It is quite special to be returning to the roots of Search for a Star. This new photo show opportunity has given me the chance to look back and reflect on how far Search for a Star has come over the years. It makes me shiver to think of our first Search for a Star competition at Towerlands – I hadn’t even thought to bring numbers along for the competitors!”

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Leading equine Insurance brokers, SEIB Insurance Brokers provide cover for horses, horse boxes, yards and much more.   The company has a long association with the showing world and is renowned for ‘putting something back’ by supporting equestrian events and activities.
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Entries for Virtual Search for a Star have now closed

For the full Virtual Search for a Star rules CLICK HERE

What are the judges looking for in a virtual RDA Search for a Star Horse or Pony CLICK HERE

SEIB Search for a Star is set to go full-circle at Your Horse virtually Live on the 6th – 8th November.  Virtual SEIB Search for a Star will take place online and be judged from in-hand photos submitted by amateur competitors. The winners will be decided upon by Search for a Star judges, Katie Jerram-Hunnable, Chris Hunnable, Mr Richard Ramsay and Marjorie Ramsay. National Pony Society panel judges, David Ingle and Paul Cook will judge the Search for a Star Mountain and Moorland entries.

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Katie Jerram-Hunnable said: “It is an honour as always to be asked to judge Search for a Star. Online showing classes are becoming increasingly popular and in these different circumstances this year, it is so important to enjoy the opportunities that are in front of us. Chris’ parents owned one of the original Search for a Star venues, Towerlands EC and it is just wonderful for us to be involved in and passionate about the series nearly 25 years later.”

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SEIB’s Marketing Manager, Nicolina MacKenzie said: “We are delighted to be in a position to run virtual Search for a Star with Your Horse Live this year. It is quite special to be returning to the roots of Search for a Star. This new photo show opportunity has given me the chance to look back and reflect on how far Search for a Star has come over the years. It makes me shiver to think of our first Search for a Star competition at Towerlands – I hadn’t even thought to bring numbers along for the competitors!”

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Leading equine Insurance brokers, SEIB Insurance Brokers provide cover for horses, horse boxes, yards and much more.   The company has a long association with the showing world and is renowned for ‘putting something back’ by supporting equestrian events and activities.
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SEIB Search for a Star is set to go full-circle at Your Horse virtually Live on the 6th – 8th November.  Virtual SEIB Search for a Star will take place online and be judged from photos submitted by amateur competitors. The winners will be decided upon by Search for a Star judges, Katie Jerram-Hunnable, Chris Hunnable, Mr Richard Ramsay and Marjorie Ramsay. National Pony Society panel judges, David Ingle and Paul Cook will judge the Search for a Star Mountain and Moorland entries.

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Katie Jerram-Hunnable said: “It is an honour as always to be asked to judge Search for a Star. Online showing classes are becoming increasingly popular and in these different circumstances this year, it is so important to enjoy the opportunities that are in front of us. Chris’ parents owned one of the original Search for a Star venues, Towerlands EC and it is just wonderful for us to be involved in and passionate about the series nearly 25 years later.”

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SEIB’s Marketing Manager, Nicolina MacKenzie said: “We are delighted to be in a position to run virtual Search for a Star with Your Horse Live this year. It is quite special to be returning to the roots of Search for a Star. This new photo show opportunity has given me the chance to look back and reflect on how far Search for a Star has come over the years. It makes me shiver to think of our first Search for a Star competition at Towerlands – I hadn’t even thought to bring numbers along for the competitors!”

Your Horse Live Event Director, Emma Bedford said: “We were all gutted when we had to cancel this year’s Your Horse Live. But we are now excited about the virtual show and the new things we’ve been able to add for our Your Horse Live community, including virtual Search for a Star. We are really looking forward to seeing the entries’ images and even more excited about inviting the winners of each class to next year’s show to compete for a brand new Supreme Champion in our main arena”.

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Leading equine Insurance brokers, SEIB Insurance Brokers provide cover for horses, horse boxes, yards and much more.   The company has a long association with the showing world and is renowned for ‘putting something back’ by supporting equestrian events and activities.
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SEIB Search for a Star goes back to its roots for Your Horse Virtually Live

Entries for Virtual SEIB Search for a Star have now closed. 

For the full rules for Virtual Search for a Star Click here and Mountain and Moorland Click here

SEIB Search for a Star is set to go full-circle at Your Horse virtually Live on the 6th – 8th November.  Virtual SEIB Search for a Star will take place online and be judged from photos submitted by amateur competitors. The winners will be decided upon by Search for a Star judges, Katie Jerram-Hunnable, Chris Hunnable, Mr Richard Ramsay and Marjorie Ramsay. National Pony Society panel judges, David Ingle and Paul Cook will judge the Search for a Star Mountain and Moorland entries.

Virtual Search for a Star will include classes for hacks, hunters, riding horses, traditional gypsy cobs – of any colour, cobs, mountain and moorlands, racehorse to riding horses, diamond pony, RDA horse / pony and part-bred traditional cobs. All classes are open to only amateur competitors. Each entry will comprise one side-on, in-hand image of the horse or pony with no tack on. Entries will open on 12th October and will close on 27th October with the winners announced in an exciting online finale on the 6th November. The winner of each of the ten classes will qualify for a special amateur championship final at Your Horse Live 2021.

Katie Jerram-Hunnable said: “It is an honour as always to be asked to judge Search for a Star. Online showing classes are becoming increasingly popular and in these different circumstances this year, it is so important to enjoy the opportunities that are in front of us. Chris’ parents owned one of the original Search for a Star venues, Towerlands EC and it is just wonderful for us to be involved in and passionate about the series nearly 25 years later.”

This is not the first time that Search for a Star has been judged as a photo show. When Search for a Star was launched back in 1996 by SEIB, amateur competitors submitted images of themselves and their horses for appraisal by top showing producer and judge, Robert Oliver.

Of these photo entries, Robert decided which horses and riders would be invited to come forward to take part in several regional Search for a Star competitions. The first Search for a Star competition took place at Towerlands Equestrian Centre in Essex and then the team carried on up to Gleneagles in Scotland before the finals took place at Hickstead. The first ever Search for a Star champion was a striking bay four-year-old, Shelford Rupert who took forward the values and aims of the series from the start by going on to win in open classes.

SEIB’s Marketing Manager, Nicolina MacKenzie said: “We are delighted to be in a position to run virtual Search for a Star with Your Horse Live this year. It is quite special to be returning to the roots of Search for a Star. This new photo show opportunity has given me the chance to look back and reflect on how far Search for a Star has come over the years. It makes me shiver to think of our first Search for a Star competition at Towerlands – I hadn’t even thought to bring numbers along for the competitors!”

Your Horse Live Event Director, Emma Bedford said: “We were all gutted when we had to cancel this year’s Your Horse Live. But we are now excited about the virtual show and the new things we’ve been able to add for our Your Horse Live community, including virtual Search for a Star. We are really looking forward to seeing the entries’ images and even more excited about inviting the winners of each class to next year’s show to compete for a brand new Supreme Champion in our main arena”.

Virtual SEIB Search for a Star is open to amateur riders. Judge, David Ingle and our Search for a Star photographer Sue Robb of SMR Photos, have produced some top tips to consider when taking your entry photo. These can be found at www.seib.co.uk. We will be posting a series of ‘how to’ videos on the Search for a Star social media channels so every competitor is armed with as much information as possible ahead of taking that all-important entry photo.

Leading equine Insurance brokers, SEIB Insurance Brokers provide cover for horses, horse boxes, yards and much more.   The company has a long association with the showing world and is renowned for ‘putting something back’ by supporting equestrian events and activities.

For insurance queries visit www.seib.co.uk or call 01708 850000. To find out more about Your Horse Virtually Live visit www.yourhorselive.co.uk.

 

Welcome to the new SEIB Competition Hub. 

As Horse Insurance specialists, SEIB are proud to have been running the Search for a Star and Racehorse to Riding Horse competitions for over two decades and we make every effort to ensure all competitors have a good day and gain something from the experience.

We will be there to guide and support all those on their way to the Championships but our judges are happy to offer advice on the day to help everyone improve and learn from the experience. So many times competitors don’t qualify at their first attempt but by taking the time to listen to our judges and taking on-board the advice given often they come back at a later date and qualify for the big occasion.

In the past this has taken a couple qualifiers for some, but for others it has taken several years however nothing compares to the excitement of qualifying. The more work that has gone into the attempt the more satisfying the accomplishment. So don’t get depressed and just give up – ask for help! SEIB take all cheating very seriously and we believe that the rules of Search for a Star are very clear.

If you are not eligible it is very unlikely that we will not hear about it and we will take action and will disqualify any competitor that has broken the rules if we know about it.

 

RDA competition information is under construction and will be available soon.