If you couldn’t attend this year’s Royal International Horse Show (RIHS) or simply want to relive the action, check out this batch of winners who lit up Hickstead…
Don’t miss the full report in this week’s edition of H&H magazine, out 1 August.
1. Our Cashel Blue
Allister Hood and the prolific lightweight show cob score a near-perfect 29/30 from the judges en-route to the supreme horse accolade.
2. Penstrumbly Calon Lan
The Welsh section D — who is in his first season of working hunter classes — takes the mountain and moorland (M&M) worker title for Ellie Callwood.
3. Randalstown Rolex
The classy cob lands the amateur spoils for the second year on the trot for Nicky Mcconville.
4. Red Warrior
The traditional stallion scoops the coloured pony section title with producer Terri Guyett who rides him for Victoria Ward.
5. Seabourne Silent Valley
Francoise Babington rides her super-consistent ladies charge to land the side-saddle class, as well as a strong placing in the open lightweight hunters.
6. Springpond On The Razzle
Another from the Team Hood stables, this elegant plaited horse nets the overall coloured supreme with Sofia Scott.
7. Tyan Ma’Lady
The nine-year-old Connemara is crowned young rider champion after winning the large breeds division with Annabel Drake.
8. Twinshock Warrior
As producer Jayne Ross qualified two hunters for the championship, Vicky Smith steps in to ride heavyweight Twinshock Warrior who took the overall sash.
9. Wyedean Sinatra
The Welsh section A and his rider Amelia Watson head the Pretty Polly home-produced mini Heritage supreme.
10. The Politician
Greer Travener makes a winning return to the show ring with the small hunter who won his class.
11. Master Of The House and Our Cashel Blue
The Hood boys Oli and Allister ride the champion and reserve cob victors.
12. Leaventhorpe Gold Rush
The nine-year-old large show riding type campaigner clinches the intermediate spoils for Meg Edmondson.
13. Randalstown Top Notch
Emily Proud pilots the Phillips’ super-consistent cob to win their amateur section.
14. Kellythorpes Tiny Dancer
Lisha Leeman’s six-year-old 128cm show pony is a winner for Cate Kerr.
15. Star Smokey
After standing supreme working hunter pony, Leyla Wheelwright and her galloping grey gelding secure third place in the pony supreme.
16. Reduit Royal Mirage
Reserve for the show pony championship is Matthew Proctor aboard this seven-year-old 138cm gelding.
17. Brookdale Limited Edition
Isabella Mears pilots her own gelding to take the overall maxi spoils.
18. Helsington Tailor Made
The 16-year-old small riding horse claims the overall amateur spoils for Glen Allen.
19. Drumhowah Silver Cruise
The delightful coloured takes third in his class and well as the amateur coloured supreme for Sophie Mager.
The cob and Nina Armstrong Finlay are victorious in amateur ranks.
21. Louvaine Rooney
Megan Cookson stands amateur supreme hunter with her own 13-year-old gelding.
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