Young rider Hollie Crowe’s dreams have come true as she has booked her place at the prestigious Horse of the Year Show at the NEC in Birmingham in October.

It was third time lucky for the 12-year-old from Notley as she and her five-year-old pony Lettie (pictured together right) qualified to appear at the biggest horse show in the UK by winning their class in the show pony section at Hoghton Hall in Cambridge.

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