Show animals of the future ensure they’re heading into the 2021 term with overall accolades to their names as we report from the Thames Valley Welsh at Berkshire College (5-6 December)
A coloured mare wrapped up her debut season unbeaten as she clinched the overall supreme ridden accolade. Emma Holder’s classy five-year-old native Worsenden Priscilla (pictured) rose to the occasion on only her third outing under saddle. Emma was first acquainted with Priscilla over the summer when she was at Ollie and Jo Burchell’s yard.
“Ollie rang me and said I needed to come and see this young mare he had in,” said Emma. “I was adamant I didn’t need another horse as I’m so busy with clients but Ollie insisted that she was something special. I fell in love with her. She was super-green but she’s such a show girl; when she gets to a show she just rises to the occasion.”
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