Two full days of BSPS Heritage championships (15-16 September) saw a plethora of native ponies bidding for an Olympia ticket — and some standout animals earning a winner’s sash. Take a look at 15 of the victors below:

1. Lunesdale Dixie

class 84 OLYMPIA SEMI FINAL HIGHLAND DALES FELLS WINNER 218 LUNESDALE DIXIE R CHRISTINA CLARE

This Team Jinks-produced Fell collected his Olympia ticket — a first-ever for the stallion and his rider, Christina Clare — when he topped a large breeds semi-final, winning by a convincing 13 marks. The pair also headed their RIHS qualifier and stood section champions.

2. Waxwing Penny Farthing

HERITAGE NATIVE PONY NOVICE RIDDEN CHAMPIONSHIP CHAMPION 139 WAXWING PENNY FARTHING R CHARLOTTE THOMPSON

This Welsh section B capped his first season by taking the Heritage novice title, piloted by Charlotte Thompson for owner Katrina Kozersky.

3. Carrwood Shimmering Gold

CLASS 89 OLYMPIA BREED QUALIFER SEC B 260 CARRWOOD SHIMMERING GOLD R: Lucy GLOVER

This stallion claimed his Olympia ticket in the Welsh section B breed qualifier with owner Lucy Glover in the saddle.

4. Aleanto Bon A Parte

HERITAGE RESTRICTED RIDDEN CHAMPIONSHIP CHAMPION 612 ALEANTO BONAPARTE R AIMEE DEVANE class 58

Simon and Alison Walker’s Welsh section D stallion stood Heritage restricted champion, ridden by Aimee Devane. The five-year-old is in his first season under saddle.

5. Maesyfelin Llew Du

class 83 OLYMPIA SEMI-FINAL WELSH SECTION D WINNER 238 MAESYFELIN LLEW DU R ALICE COOK

Alice Cook only teamed up with this seven-year-old two weeks earlier and these championships were the pair’s show ring debut together. They headed a strong Welsh section D semi-final as well as their Blue Riband section.

6. Broekland Allesandro

Class 80 OLYMPIA SEMI FINAL WELSH A&B WINNER 165 BROEKLAND ALLEJANDRO R GEMMA PALLETT

Gemma Pallett was in the saddle of Mandy Burchell Small’s Welsh section A stallion, who topped the A and B semi-final.

7. Ellister Islay Mariner

Class 94 OLYMPIA BREED QUALIFIER HIGHLAND 337 ELLISTER ISLAY MARINER R SARAH FIELD

Tamsyn Cornall-Howe’s home-bred stallion topped the Highland breed qualifier. The six-year-old was campaigned by Sarah Field.

8. Springwater Sadlers Wells

HERITAGE RISTRICTED mini CHAMPIONSHIP CHAMPION 526 SPRING WATER SADDLERS WELLS R CATE KERR H CRAIG ELENOR class 43

He was contesting his first-ever show under saddle, and this lovely Dartmoor made his mark by standing supreme of show. The four-year-old, who is co-owned/produced by Craig Elenor and Sara Parrott, was ridden by seven-year-old Cate Kerr. They also collected the restricted mini and overall mini titles.

9. Lynuck The Snowman

class 82 OLYMPIA SEMI FINAL SEC C 105 LYNUCK THE SHOWMAN. R: REBECCA PENNY.

H&H columnist Becki Penny partnered this six-year-old stallion, a Welsh section C owned by Lynn Scott, who won his Olympia semi-final.

10. Bricklefield Jack

YOUNG RIDERS CHAMPIONSHIP CHAMPION 225 BRICKFIELD JACK R KIMBERLEY BATES Class 68

Kimberley Bates piloted this home-bred section B to stand overall young rider champion.

11. Popsters Joe Black

Class 90 Olympia BREED QUALIFIER Sec C 588 POPSTERS JOE BLACK R SAMANTHA ROBERTS

This five-year-old section C stallion is heading to Olympia for the first time, qualifying with Sam Roberts for the Bates family.

12. Rockyview Eclipse

HERITAGE OPEN WHP CHAMPIONSHIP CHAMPION 587 ROCKYVIEW ECLIPSE R CHLOE LEMIEUX class 29+12

The open working hunter title went to this Welsh section A 122cm winner, piloted by Chloe Lemieux.

13. Shilstone Rocks Firestone

HERITAGE RESTRICTED RIDDEN CHAMPIONSHIP RESERVE 265 SHILSTONE ROCKS FIRESTONE R TERRI GREGSON Class 55

Terri Gregson and her mother Debbie’s six-year-old stallion was crowned the Dartmoor novice and restricted winner.

14. Tulira Darog

SUPREME CHAMPIONSHIP Blue Riband WHP champion 264 Tulira Darog R Amy Tough O Serena Cookson

Serena Cookson’s Connemara impressed in worker ranks, taking the top spot with Amy Tough in the saddle.

15. Nire Valley Charlie

class 81 OLYMPIA SEMI FINAL New FOREST & CONNEMARA WINNER 240 NIRE VALLEY CHARLIE R'. CHARLOTTE ALFORD

Vicky Hesford produces this Connemara, who was ridden in the ring by A level student Charlotte Alford. Charlie collected his Olympia and Royal International tickets.

Don’t miss the full report in the current issue of Horse & Hound (27 October).