The Royal Windsor Horse Show 2022 kicked off the Queen’s celebrations‘s Platinum Jubilee, and the competition in the presentation rings was hotter than ever.
If you missed this year’s Royal Windsor Horse Show, or just want to relive the action, check out these show ring winners who rose to fame at this prestigious event:
Lucy AshworthThe 24-year-old former international show jumper, by Lux, wins the senior championship in hand.
2. Times Square III
Danielle Heath and Guy and Issy Mears‘little saddle horse, champion here in 2019 as a novice, returns to the Castle Arena to take Sunday’s saddle horse championship, which has been described as ‘the show championship’.
3. Minella’s Rebellion
The 10-year-old Kings Theatre, HOYS champion in 2021, and his owner Katie Dashwood trotted to the RoR tricolor show horse Tattersalls Thoroughbred.
4. Wolfgang Gold Symphony
Firefighter Gabriella Cox and her 18-year-old house gelding won the Senior Saddle Horse title.
5. Dycott Sparkling Lady
The five-year-old Welsh C-section makes a glorious debut at Royal Windsor with owner and rider Gemma Pallett jumping to the crown of M&M Work Hunter ponies.
6. Reverie III
The Queen‘s Millenium, six, takes on the flat-ridden show horse class for the second straight year with her producer Katie Jerram-Hunnable.
7. Penrock’s Perfect Puzzle
Megan Champney takes care of Jan Champney5-year-old braided mare by Copilot, CHAPS championship in hand.
8. Longdon Blackjack
The 16-year-old gelding continues his superb season by adding the senior ridden pony championship to his record, for his owner/rider Lauren Moore-Williams.
9. Prince Regent of Brideswood
Adam Forster directs David Jinks‘ show pony from the first season to the distinction of mini show pony with Mila Konechny.
10. Leia Balmoral
Lizzie Briant takes glory in the Higland Pony in Hand Championship with The Queenis a home-bred mare. The five-year-old went on to win the M&M all-hands with Henry Hird later that day.
11. Glenkeeran dances in the depths
After being reserved during a previous visit, Camilla Stowell-Davies‘ home-produced lightweight, by Crosstown Dancer, leads the field for amateur hunters.
12. Noble Ronan
Ruby Ward is in command of Kelly Ward143cm winning working hunt pony and future section champion.
13. Newoak Gold Edition
The home-bred Dartmoor mare puts in a perfect performance with William Parkin to clinch an ultra-competitive M&M premier class before winning the section title, for WilliamDiana Hannam’s grandmother.
14. The Sandman of Chantilly
Jayne Ross reigns in the cob championship with Jo Bakerthe competitor of the maxi cob.
15. Little Joe
Alice Homer wins her first championship on the show with her heavyweight fighter winner, who is eventually a sectional champion.
16. Imperial Ruby
The 13-year-old gelding, by Imperial Dancer, wins the flat section of the RoR Tattersalls Thoroughbred Show Horse Series Qualifier ahead of the Landing Section Reserve, for rider Sarah Gwilliam and owner Sar Cassidy-Hill.
17. Thistle Snowfall
Kevin Cousins leads Harry Judge aboard his father Philip Judges‘ six-year-old gelding to win the hunter-type class’s first rein pony.
18. Salcombe Bay Starehole
The eight-year-old Dartmoor stallion, owned by his breeder Felicity Thompson, gave his rider a career debut by winning the Supreme Championship ridden by BSPS Heritage, booking himself a bye to the final in London in December.
19. Ballyhoulihan Rags To Riches
Michelle FeneyThe eight-year-old mare won two titles during the show, including the BSHA Women’s Show Horse, with rider Robyn Catterall.
20. Shanbally’s Legacy
Claire Oliver is enjoying an excellent run in the hunter classes, including the little hunters, which she won with Susan Granger‘s Pride Of Meath 10 years.
Robert Walker and Jill DayLegendary Lightweight becoming only the fourth partnership in the show’s 76-year history to clinch a fourth consecutive Royal Windsor Open Hunter title.
22. Bloomfield President
Alice HomerThe show’s second championship is achieved with five-year-old lightweight Liz Prowting winning the Novice Hunter Championship.
23. Forgeland Hyde Park
The son of Kilvington Scoundrel, also an intermediate champion with his owner Issy Mears, wins the hack championship with his producer Danielle Heath in the saddle.
24. Romanno’s Point of Distinction
The former supreme winner of the BSPS championships is crowned champion pony show hunter with Charlotte Caulfield.
25. Mr Tea
Jill DayThe exciting six-year-old heavyweight prospect wins his novice class with Robert Walker.
26. Rotherwood likes it
India Till rides the five-year-old show pony up to the novice show pony crown for the second year.
27. St Gilles Devole
Phoebe Price and her six-year-old gelding, by Desiderio, relish a fine victory in the amateur hacks before winning the hack championship to lift the section reserve.
28. Roxairs Aphrodite
Winning 122cm and Poppy Baxter-Davies thrill the judges to win the overall show pony championship.
Vicky Smith is having a superb run at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, which begins with a win in the working horses with her prolific gelding, who returned on Saturday to claim the flat-ridden color title.
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