Royal Windsor Horse Show may have come to an end, but we’re still celebrating the beautiful horses and ponies crowned champions in the grounds of Her Majesty’s castle. Here is a selection of some of the winners snapped by H&H’s photographer.
1 Randalstown Rolex
Paul Mortimer’s Randalstown Rolex stood cob champion, ridden by his producer Robert Walker.
Suzannah Welby’s reigning Horse of the Year Show champion took the hack title, ridden by Jo Bates.
3 Tiger Oats
Amelia Bevan piloted Sharon Moss’s lovely grey Tiger Oats to take the ladies show horse (side-saddle) title.
4 Bloomfield Excelsior
The Shades of Grey Syndicate’s Bloomfield Excelsior stood open hunter champion, the first time his producer Jayne Ross has won this title.
5 Seabourne Silent Valley
The ladies hunter title winner was partnered by Esther Rostron.
6 Winterhill Woodpecker
Olivia Edmondson steered Winterhill Woodpecker to stand amateur hunter champion for Raine Harthern.
7 Pantmanr Just So
The senior ridden spoils went to Joanne Parker’s lovely Dartmoor, ridden by Tyra-Louise Parker.
8 Dunedin Duncan
Harriet Dennison was in the saddle of the Dianne Brereton-owned Heritage mountain and moorland (M&M) ridden champion.
9 Ellas Melody
This grey sparkled in the sunshine to take the working hunter pony title for owner/rider Georgina Horsley-Gubbins.
This stunning piebald took the coloured in-hand championship for Debbie Gottschalk, presented by Mollie Sibthorpe-Musk.
11 Bankswood Savoir Faire
Bankswood Savoir Faire got the nod from the judges to take the amateur hack title with Hayley Patterson.
12 Sarison Heavenly Silk
The intermediate champion was ridden by Lucy Glover for Sharon Harrison.
13 Gryngallt Page Too
Libby Grota piloted the show hunter pony champion for owner Emma Edwards-Brady.
14 Volatis Orianna
The coloured ridden championship went the way of Emma Wallace’s Volatis Orianna, who is produced by Jayne Ross and carried Miranda Wallace in the ring.
15 Barbers Shop
The Queen’s ex-racehorse went through to the supreme after winning his Retraining of Racehorses class, and Her Majesty was on hand to watch the bay stand overall supreme with Katie Jerram.
16 OAS Plashaal
Arabs were back in Windsor’s show ring this year, and OAS Plashaal (Claire Doxey) landed the pure-bred ridden Arab accolade, which was presented by chief steward Nigel Hollings. Don’t miss his guest column in this week’s H&H (on sale 18 May).
17 Corniche Chill
Jill Day’s roan topped a strong four-year-old hunter class with Robert Walker in the saddle.
18 Barkway Precocious
The Lynne Goodyear-owned Barkway Precocious (Jake Berrett) took mini show pony spoils.
19 Bloomfield Valhalla
There was more success for producer Jayne Ross in the novice hunter championship, which was claimed by Bella Malim’s rising five-year-old Bloomfield Valhalla.
20 High Treason
This Lisa Hall-owned chestnut lifted the part-bred and Anglo Arab title.
21 Stuffynwood Primrose
Owner John Elliot presented Stuffynwood Primrose, who was crowned the M&M supreme in-hand champion.
22 Whiteleaze Aurora
This Team Ahern-produced eight-year-old took the show pony title for owner Nicole Donaldson, piloted by her daughter Mia Donaldson.
23 Aughnacliffe High Peak
The amateur cob title went to Aughnacliffe High Peak, ridden by Angela Hunt.
24 Diamonds Are Forever
After standing riding horse champion, Annabel Jenks’ Diamonds Are Forever went on to stand overall reserve supreme on Sunday afternoon with Allister Hood.
Don’t miss the full Royal Windsor report in this week’s Horse & Hound, on sale Thursday 18 May.