Early Windsor success for The Queen’s novice show horse and home-bred natives

  • Find out which of The Queen’s show animals were in the ribbons and which secured a red rosette

    The Queen’s four-year-old show horse Daydream III started her 2021 Royal Windsor Horse Show campaign by lifting the ridden sport horse class.

    Produced and ridden by Katie Jerram-Hunnable, the mare by Millenium out of Dolce Luciana also contended the novice hack class the following day. On her debut outing under saddle in April at BSHA Southern Spring, she won and took reserve in the novice hack championship.

    “She’s a lovely, easy-moving hack with elegance,” Katie commented. “Windsor is my favourite show and always has been – even before I had the pleasure of riding The Queen’s horses.”

    The Queen’s home-bred ex‐racehorse First Receiver will also be presented by Katie in-hand later in the show.

    The Queen’s Cleveland Bay mare Hampton Court Ivory, by Cholderton Ixion out of Hampton Court Riga, was also a winner in her ridden class with her pilot Eve Rawstron.

    In the native in-hand classes, The Queen had two contenders forward for the Fell pony in-hand and lifting second in her class was the 12-year-old mare Balmoral Royalty. Led by Christina Stuart, the mare is sired by Border Black Prince out of Murthwaite Princess.

    Three Balmoral-bred ponies graced the Highlands, including yearling filly Balmoral Georgia, four-year-old mare Balmoral Leia — who took second — and eight-year-old mare Balmoral Gemini.

    In total, 22 Royal Windsor entries belong to The Queen. The Queen’s granddaughter Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor will represent the Royal family as defending junior champion in the Champagne Laurent-Perrier meet of the British Driving Society.

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