It’s coming up to summer show season and parents and children up and down the country will be preparing costumes for the fancy dress class. Many hours will be spent slaving away at the sewing machine or painting perfect designs, all hopeful for a red rosette.
We asked Horse & Hound readers to send in their best efforts and we received countless pictures of wonderful outfits.
Here are some of our favourite costumes from Frozen’s Elsa to dressage star Charlotte Dujardin…
Pirate and parrot
Florence and her pony Kitty at the Edenbridge Show 2014
Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro
Macy dressed as Charlotte Dujardin with a mini Valegro
Kim Slack on her horse Dobby as racing stripes
The Parry family as Frozen characters. Esme is Elsa, Rosie is Anna, Sarah is Kristof and Molly the horse is Sven
Emily Tyson as Elsa, riding Angel as Sven. Annabelle Tyson as Anna, riding Teddy as Olaf. Paul Tyson as Kristoff.
Evie-Mae Mackay with her pony April as Elsa from Frozen
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Emily Tyson as Princess Fiona, Micky as Dragon and Angela Tyson as Puss in Boots
Alice in Wonderland
Darcy Brass as the mouse riding Micky the mad hatter, Emily Tyson as Alice riding Teddy as the White Rabbit. Paul and Angela Tyson leading
Folly Dot Bonnie with Isabelle, Noah and James as the Hippogriff-Buckbeak from Harry Potter
Poppy Latham-Hill in Dubai dresses as Harry Potter with Putwell Golden Gift
Emily Knode and Sneakers as the Jolly Sneaker and his captain
Emily Tyson, Teddy and Paul Tyson
Caveman and dinosaur
Seth Brown and his pony Magic as caveman and dinosaur