Myriad showing champions were crowned at the Royal International Horse Show (RIHS) last week. Here are some of the title winners you might not have seen yet…

1. Seamoor Lady Derby

327 	SEAMOOR LADY DERBY 	JAMES BURCHELL

Mini champion for the second year running, Mandy Burchell-Small’s six-year-old mare went on to be crowned supreme pony champion. Seamoor Lady Derby was ridden by Mandy’s grandson James and led by her son (James’ father) Oliver.

2. Wyedean Sinatra

Pretty Polly Heritage M&M champions Wydean Sinatra & Amelia Watson (leader mum Paulette Watson) IMG_2322

Wyedean Sinatra, ridden by Amelia Watson and led by her mother Paulette, was crowned Pretty Polly heritage mountain and moorland (M&M) champion.

3. Banks Timber

Banks Timber Sandra Burton

Sandra Burton and her Connemara Banks Timber claimed the top BSPS Heritage M&M ridden title.

4. Archwood Romeo Gigle

268 BSPS Supreme Pretty Polly Championship Champion 982 ARCHWOOD ROMEO GIGLE R: MADISON LOUISE DALLEY

The Pretty Polly (home-produced) title went the way of 12-year-old Archwood Romeo Gigle, ridden by Madison Dalley and owned by her mother Leah.

5. Catriona Of Meggernie

24 CATRIONA OF MEGGERNIE MR S DIXON

The young rider M&M title was handed to Scott Dixon aboard Bella Malim’s Highland, Catriona Of Meggernie.

6. Elusive

ELUSIVE exhibited by JO BATES winner of the THE BRERETON SUPREME HACK during The Longines Royal International Horse Show (CSIO 5*) held at The All England Jumping Course at Hickstead in West Sussex in the UK between 25 - 30th July 2017

Susanna Welby’s Elusive landed the hack title, a first championship victory here for his rider/producer Jo Bates.

7. Hop Garden Playboy

HOP GARDEN PLAYBOY, exhibited by Abbie Kirkbride winner of the Mr & Mrs A Colosso Skewbald & Piebald Junior Championship during The Longines Royal International Horse Show (CSIO 5*) held at The All England Jumping Course at Hickstead in West Sussex in the UK between 25 - 30th July 2017

The junior skewbald and piebald title was claimed by Abbie Kirkbride riding Rebecca McColl’s Hop Garden Playboy.

8. Litton Enterprise

The Julie Templeton-produced Litton Enterprise successfully defended the show pony title she won here last season, ridden by Phoebe Price, and stood reserve supreme pony.

9. Chantilly Bojangles

CHANTILLY BOJANGLES exhibited by ROB WALKER winner of the THE DAVID STENNETT LTD SMALL HUNTER during The Longines Royal International Horse Show (CSIO 5*) held at The All England Jumping Course at Hickstead in West Sussex in the UK between 25 - 30th July 2017

Kim Colosso’s Chantilly Bojangles topped a large small hunter final with Robert Walker in the saddle.

10. Diamonds Are Forever

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER exhibited by ALLISTER HOOD winner of the THE SARACEN HORSE FEEDS SUPREME RIDING HORSE CHAMP during The Longines Royal International Horse Show (CSIO 5*) held at The All England Jumping Course at Hickstead in West Sussex in the UK between 25 - 30th July 2017

The Annabel Jenks-owned gelding stood riding horse champion for the second year running, before carrying Allister Hood to stand overall supreme horse champion — the seventh time Allister has claimed the top title.

11. Kellythorpes Master Key

KELLYTHORPES MASTER KEY, exhibited by Oliver Hood winner of the Team Colosso Supreme Skewbald & Piebald Indian Trail Ridden Pony Championship during The Longines Royal International Horse Show (CSIO 5*) held at The All England Jumping Course at Hickstead in West Sussex in the UK between 25 - 30th July 2017

The supreme coloured title went to Kellythopes Master Key, owned by Lisha Leeman and partnered by Oliver Hood, after standing reserve coloured horse champion to Rockstone Raven (Jayne Ross).

12. Lostock Up To Date

LOSTOCK UP TO DATE, exhibited by Sarah Harrison winner of the Team Colosso Skewbald & Piebald Ridden Pony Championship during The Longines Royal International Horse Show (CSIO 5*) held at The All England Jumping Course at Hickstead in West Sussex in the UK between 25 - 30th July 2017

Sarah Harrison bagged a fifth coloured pony title riding Lostock Up To Date, before standing reserve supreme to Kellythorpes Master Key.

13. Our Cashel Blue

OUR CASHEL BLUE ALLISTER HOOD

Lady Caroline Tyrrell’s lovely blue and white animal claimed the cob championship and stood reserve supreme horse for the second year running, aiding Allister Hood’s one-two in Sunday’s big finale.

14. Red Why Salute

Danny Carroll was contesting the working hunter course here for the first time and he duly piloted Red Why Salute to win the heavyweight division, before standing champion.

15. Sameon Marouhk

1125 	SAMEON MAROUHK 	BEN PAYNE

Ridden by Ben Hester, Sameon Marouhk netted the pure-bred Arabian title.

16. Spotlights Bo Diddly

It was third time lucky for Roger Parsons’ Spotlights Bo Diddly, who won the miniature stallion class for the third year and went on to clinch the championship title for the first time. The spotted horse was handled by Alison Parsons.

17. The Forger

maxi cob champion Petra Frampton & The Forger IMG_2384

Petra Frampton’s grey The Forger claimed the maxi cob title, a first win here for his rider.

18. Rehy Horizon

ladies hunter winner Jenna Tyldesley & Rehy Horizon IMG_1900

Rehy Horizon, contesting his first side-saddle season, headed a large ladies’ class, piloted by Jenna Tyldesley.

19. Parkgate Royal Visit William

Royal Visit William

The intermediate champion, Parkgate Royal Visit William, was campaigned by Emma Dewhurst for his owner Emily Whitfield.

20. Wolferlow Esperanto

31 	WOLFERLOW ESPERANTO 	JOSEPHINE READY

Josephine Ready and Wolferlow Esperanto collected the show hunter pony accolade.

21. Thistledown Velvet Touch

BSPS Heritage mini M&M champions George Levett & Thistledown Velvet Touch, handler Jo Burchell  IMG_1874

George Levett and Thistledown Velvet Touch, led by Jo Burchell, landed the Heritage mini title.

22. Jazz It Up

BSPS supreme ridden anglo and part-bred Arab champions Jill Wormall & Jazz It Up IMG_2397

The BSPS supreme ridden anglo- and part-bred Arab title was awarded to Jazz It Up, partnered by Jill Wormall.

23. Aigas Of Achnacarry

NPS NAF M&M working hunter pony champions Amy Smith & Aigas Of Achnacarry IMG_2277

Aigas Of Achnacarry netted the native working hunter pony title with Amy Smith.

24. Historical hunters

Jayne Ross and her winning hunters

Jayne Ross became the first rider to ever win all three hunter weight divisions, with Blooomfield Excelsior (the grey) winning the heavyweights, Time 2 Reflect (centre) successfully defending her lightweight title and Bloomfield Valhalla (on the right) topping the middleweights. In the championship, Jayne rode Time 2 Reflect, who stood champion, with Matt Richardson on Excelsior and Scott Dixon aboard Valhalla (pictured).

25. Priestwood Roc Star

lead-rein of show hunter type final Georgie Grace & Priestwood Roc Star, handler John Harvey IMG_1709

The John Harvey-produced Priestwood Roc Star claimed the lead-rein of show hunter type title with Georgie Grace in the saddle.

Don’t miss the full RIHS report in this week’s issue (3 August), on sale now.