Your favourites of 2002

When Horse & Hound asked readers to vote for their most memorable moments, horses and riders of last year, we were flooded with votes This is how you voted.

New face of the year

Winner: Zara Phillips
Runners-up: Nicola McGivern; Jim Culloty; Jamie Wingrave

Horse of the year

Winner: Supreme Rock
Runners-up: Blue Circle Boy; Rock Of Gibraltar; Liscalgot

Quagmire of the year

Winner: Hickstead Derby
Runners-up: Dublin Show; Point-to-point; Midland Counties Show

Splat of the year

Winner: Blyth Tait and Ready Teddy, who took a dip in the lake at WEG
Runners-up: Louis Basty’s driving team, who lost a groom coming out of the bullring at WEG; Timmy Murphy, only recently back from injury, who fell off his mount Mitcheldean at Chepstow; Warwickshire joint-master Jules Hodgkinson, who took an unscheduled dismount from his mount during an H&H photo shoot.

Cock-up of the year

Winner: The Scottish Hunting Bill
Runners-up: Panorama and Kenyon Confronts focus on the Jockey Club; failing to take a reserve dressage horse to the World Equestrian Games; eventers who were eliminated for missing out one of the fences at the Gatcombe Festival of Eventing.

Don’t miss Horse & Hound’s review of 2002 in this week’s magazine

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