Here are 17 showing stars from 2019’s Royal Windsor Horse Show as we get excited for this year’s show, which gets underway this Thursday (1 July)…
1. Reddit Royal Mirage
Matthew Procter rides Karl Morris’ eight-year-old 138cm show pony to take reserve in the section championship.
2. Young Lochinvar
The 2017 Hack of the Year landed the small hacks followed by the championship for owner/rider Ali Talbot.
3. Somerville Lad
Jill Day’s lightweight show hunter was crowned novice champion for producer Robert Walker, who also took the four-year-olds with MHS Morning Master and the open hunter championship with View Point.
4. Master Of The House
The 12-year-old gelding won the lightweight cobs and stood overall champion with Oliver Hood.
5. Lostock Up To The Mark
The impressive two-year-old skewbald colt was crowned in-hand coloured champion for Laura Matthews.
6. KBF Crescendo
Jayne Ross and the six-year-old mare — coloured champions at the RIHS in 2018 — endured some of the worst weather of the week to take the coloured spoils.
7. Contepomi Cashel
Jamie Frost showed the Connemara stallion to perfection en-route to the overall mountain and moorland in-hand supreme for owner Cathy Wood.
Yvonne Jacques’ grey gelding and Jo Bates were victorious in the RoR class.
9. Bowland Dynamo
The small hunter class was won by Ros Crofts’ 2018 HOYS winner and Magnus Nicholson.
10. Brindlebrook Little Scoundrel
Jessica Ely got a good tune out of the 12-year-old gelding to take the part-bred Arab title.
11. Brookdale Limited Edition
Guy Mears’ maxi cob was crowned ladies champion with producer Danielle Heath in the saddle, who also took the riding horse tricolours on the novice winner Times Square.
The then 15-year-old Hallie Booty stood second in the amateur cobs out of 28 entries on her lovely heavyweight.
13. King Arthur
Emma Message led Lucinda Baldry’s then 20-year-old traditional stallion to clinch the senior in-hand championship.
14. Carlingfords King
Justine Armstrong Small and her own then eight-year-old were victorious in the heavyweight working hunter class before scooping the section title.
15. Harrys Hunter
Harry Scalan’s then six-year-old heavyweight hunter was reserve novice champion.
16. Laburnum Richard
The previous HOYS working hunter pony champion added a third Windsor title to his tally with owner Amy Smith.
16. Randalstown Top Notch
Emily Proud rode the super-consistent coloured to win their amateur class.
17. Rossa Dancer
Lucy Lockwood topped the amateur hunter championship with her own heavyweight campaigner.
Don’t miss our full report and analysis from this year’s Royal Windsor Horse Show in the 8 July 2021 issue of Horse & Hound magazine
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