Popular online show returns
Unable to host its usual fundraising horse show this year, Redwings is once again challenging owners to showcase their beloved pets (of all kinds!) in a series of online classes after two successful virtual events in 2020.
Esme Higgs, the star behind the YouTube channel This Esme, will be judging the ‘Happiest Hacker’ class, which aims to highlight the joy of enjoying leisurely rides with your horse. For the first time, the Redwings Show Online will also be offering virtual dressage classes, hosted by E-Riders.
Entries to the Redwings Show Online 2021 are open now and will close on Sunday 20th June
Redwings launched their first online show in May 2020 following the cancellation of their in-person event due to the pandemic. This and its follow-up - the Redwings Christmas Show Online - raised over £3,000 for the Sanctuary.
Due to ongoing coronavirus uncertainties, the charity has sadly decided to cancel their in-person event again this year, but hopes supporters will enjoy another fun online event. Redwings Show organiser, Jude Palmer, said: “We’re delighted to be bringing back our popular online show and very grateful to This Esme for helping us with the unenviable task of choosing winners from gorgeous photos of happy hacking!
“While we are disappointed to cancel our in-person show again this year, we hope our supporters and showing fans alike will still have fun preparing photo entries for the Redwings Show Online instead.
“For the first time we also have virtual dressage classes, hosted by E-Riders. The classes will allow horse owners to take part in dressage classes from the comfort of their yards while supporting our rescued horses, ponies and donkeys. Plus, in true Redwings Show Online fashion, dogs will be included in the fun too with a special ‘Doggy Dressage’ class – where owners and pooches can strut their stuff!”
Entries to the Redwings Show Online will cost a donation of £3 each, and entries to the E-Riders Dressage classes will be £12 each.
For more information on how to enter and to see a full list of classes, visit www.redwings.org.uk.