Thursday, 3 November 2016

Submissions Wanted!

Want to get something you've written published or have some horses you need to sell? Well we are looking for articles and submissions for December's magazine.

The deadline is: November 30th 2016

The theme of the magazine is: Western

Below are details of the various things we are after

Classified Adverts

All club members are allowed up to 10 free adverts per issue.

Individuals can also place up to 1 free advert per issue.

Additional advertising space is available at a cost of 5p per advert.

Adverts should contain one colour photograph, your contact email address, item price and a brief description. The total test should not exceed 50 words.

If you would like to place an advert please email us at: and title your email “Magazine Classified Advert”. We will work hard to make sure all adverts are included. If for whatever reason we are unable to include your advert we will let you know.

All adverts should be for model horses or model horse related items. Please make sure that all photographs included are taken by yourself.


Articles should be submitted to

Articles should be model horse or horse related and fit the theme of 'Western' in some way. You are welcome to also provide stories or photo stories.

All articles must be in English.

All those who submit articles receive a free PDF copy of the magazine and up to one A4 side of free advertising. 


Letters should be no longer than 200 words in length and should be submitted via email or post. For a full postal address please feel free to contact us.

You can email your letters to Please title your email “Magazine Letters Page” so that we know what it is about.


To submit your questions for please email them to and title your email “Q&A Question”.


Full and part page advertising is available. If you would like to place a full or part page (A4) advert please contact us for rates.

Thank you in advance! If you would like to subscribe to the Chestnut Ridge magazine you can do so at

Other Equine Photoshow

It's November which means we have a new photoshow, this month it is all about other equines, so we have an Other Equine photoshow!

What is an other equine you ask?

Well an other equine is basically anything from the equine family that is not a horse. This could be a donkey or a zebra or a hybrid such as mules or zorses. It also include Przwalskii wild horses and extinct species such as Quagga.

Entering information and rules are the same as always:

How to Enter

To enter email your entries to:

You can enter up to five photographs.

Please include:

  • Your Name
  • Your Age
  • Your Email Address
  • Your Postal Address

For each photograph please include:

  • File Name (so we know which one is which, if you don't know the file name please send each photograph in a separate email)
  • Horse's Name
  • Breed
  • Gender
  • Finish (OF, CM, CTF, AR etc)

Please title your email: Other Equine Photoshow

Deadline for entries: 30th November 2016

If your files are too large to email then you are welcome to send us a link to an album on an image hosting site or Facebook.

The Prizes

The show will be split into three sections:

  • Under 13
  • 13-18 years
  • 18 years+

The winner of each section will receive a rosette and goody bag. 1st-6th place will receive certificates for them to print off.

The winners will also get featured in a special gallery on our website, Facebook page and blog!


For full competition terms and conditions please email us.

Show rules:

  • Maximum five entries per person
  • Entries without the required information will not be accepted
  • You must have taken the photograph yourself
  • You must own the model in the photograph
  • No digital editing of pictures
  • Entries will not be accepted in any way other than via email as above
  • Prizes are non-exchangable
  • International entrants are responsible for postage to receive prizes
  • No more than one horse in each photograph
  • Horses should be shown without tack (no performance please), headcollars or stallion sets are OK
  • Show is open to pictures of other equine models only
  • The judges decision is final
  • Each picture will be judged on the clarity of the photograph, realism of the photograph and the breed standard/conformation/condition of the model horse.