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Voting Now Open for Absorbine National Groom Awards

Posted on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 by Sasha Melia

For the ninth year running, Absorbine are hugely proud to be sponsoring The Groom of the Year Awards.  Voting for this year’s nominees is now underway for this prestigious national award, with the winner to be announced at The British Showing Awards on 19th October 2019, at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham.

Finalists have been split into two categories; professional and amateur grooms, with a total of eight individuals. Spanning the country, ranging from Devon to North Yorkshire, the nominees have range of experience but all with a common interest – their love and devotion to horses and the discipline of showing.

This year’s nominees for the Absorbine Professional Groom of the Year Award are:

Alice Tomlinson of Team KMP; Charlotte Grooby of Team Jinks; Hannah Pollard of Emmersons and Mark Chester of Jayne Ross Showing.

This year’s nominees for the Absorbine Non-Professional Groom of the Year Award are:

Claire Batterbee from North Yorkshire, Rachael Longbottom from Lincolnshire, David Woolley from Devon and Laura Marshall from Lancashire.

Leading horse care products company, Absorbine are thrilled to be able to continue their support and sponsorship of these awards.  Says European marketing manager, Rachael Holdsworth, “The ethos of Absorbine is reflected in this fantastic award and we are so pleased to support our grooms, without whom many competitors – both amateur and professional – could not be so successful.  Our grooming products are used by so many and it’s fantastic to be able to give something back to those who deserve recognition for their hard work and dedication to the discipline.”

The full range of Absorbine products are available from Equestrian retailers and Absorbine Stockists.  For more product information, visit or find us on Facebook (@AbsorbineUK) and Instagram (@absorbine_europe).


To vote for the finalists in this year’s Grooms Award visit Voting closes Saturday 7th September.

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