As we wave goodbye to one of the season’s biggest horse shows, the BHS Royal International Horse Show (RIHS), we take a look back at 20 superb combinations who dominated in the show ring.
Which duo gets your top award?
1. Cadlanvalley Buzby
Libby Grota rode the Welsh section B stallion to victory in the Ponies (UK) young rider championship.
2. Look Now
Stacey Clare Dean and her own Look Now dominated in the Mrs Candy Skewbald and Piebald amateur championship.
3. Merry Corner Mister Bui
Landing The Leeman Family show hunter pony supreme title was Harriet Dennisson on this big moving 15hh winner.
4. Bencreac Of Crolia
The stunning Highland stallion owned by Melanie Stanford and ridden by Matthew Cooper was victorious in the de la Hey family supreme ridden pony championship — this was the first time a native has won this prestigious title.
5. Glenkeeran Dance In The Deep
Camilla Davies and her own five-year-old hunter landed the amateur spoils.
6. Brookdale Limited Edition
Danielle Heath and the Guy Mears’ unstoppable maxi cob won their section.
7. Scott Creek Monarch Red Graffiti
This flashy stallion landed the BMHS supreme miniature horse championship with owner Leonie Wroe leading.
8. Uphill Freddie Fox
Chloe Heathcote and her mother’s gelding were winners of a mammoth BSPS mini mountain and moorland (M&M) first ridden class and stood section champions.
9. M.J.M Laszlo
Paulette Cooper’s M.J.M Laszlo won The Charles Owen supreme working hunter title under Louise Lyons.
10. Moluccas Bengal Beauty
BSPS supreme show pony champions were Isabella Whittle and the Team Jinks-produced 148cm bay gelding. The duo also stood reserve in the supreme pony crowning.
11. Westerdale Regal Max
Callum Potts rode Westerdale Regal Max to stand overall amateur riding horse champion.
12. Randalstown Rolex
Randalstown Rolex, owned by Nicola McConville and ridden by Liz Cheffings, was overall amateur cob champion.
13. Glencarrig Rocco and Shanbo Rory
Emma James (Glencarrig Rocco, right) pipped her sister Sophie James (Shanbo Rory) to the overall Ponies UK amateur M&M ridden crown.
14. Banview Scirocco
Martin Skelton’s catch ride ended up landing the David Bennett small hunter award.
15. View Point
Jill Day’s impeccable lightweight hunter was piloted by producer Rob Walker to take the Sacracen Horse Feeds hunter title.
16. Thistledown Vanilla Orchid
Ruby Brown rode the grey gelding to stand BSPS Pretty Polly home-produced mini champions
17. Diamonds Are Forever
Annabel Jenks’ large riding horse took the BHS supreme horse award for the second successive year.
18. Randalstown Musketeer
Victoria Hesford rode Mrs Twiston-Davies’ cob to take the Surrey Envelopes supreme cob honours.
Full report from the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Great Britain at the BHS Royal International Horse Show in Horse & Hound magazine, on sale Thursday 2 August