Holly Backman gives Dad a wave as she waits in line to receive her fifth prize, riding Rebecca and Jane Gerber's, 'Llanrhaiden Idaho' in the class for Show Hunter Leading Rein Pony.
Molly Manchester rode Elizabeth Daly's, 'Lentara Ozzie' to win the class for Child's Ridden Shetland.
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Kate Kyros rode Chris Lawrie and Anne Lindh's, 'Lentara Harveston' to win the class for Ridden Shetland 10-10.2hh and go on to take out the Ridden Shetland Reserve Championship.
Ella O'Doherty rode Jane and Rebecca Gerber's, 'Royalview Midnight' to take third place in the class for Ridden Shetland 10-10.2hh.
Judy Ivory's 'Del Lee Gareth' took second place in the class for Novice Ridden Shetland.
Tahlia Young rode her mother Brooke Young's, 'Tara Park Georgia' to win the class for Novice Ridden Shetland.
Chase Jackson from Queensland is having a successful 2018 Royal Melbourne Show and today won the class for Junior Rider 6-8 Years.
Tia Rose McKenzie won the class for rider 10-12 Years and riding very well, went on to be declared Champion Junior Rider.
Olivia Carter rode well to win the class for Rider 8-10 Years.
Well known Australian Stock Horse, rider, administrator and judge, Jane Allen is back in the ring. She is pictured aboard her seven year old, 'Boonerah Rolex' (Acres Destiny/Boonerah Swatch) on her way to fifth place in the ASHLA class. However, when the going got serious, so did Jane. She took second place in the Working Stallion/Gelding class and went on to claim the Working Australian Stock Horse Reserve Championship.
Niamh Lennon is pictured aboard her, 'Otfordvalley Solar' (Acres Destiny/Glen Lee Rivoli Silouette) during the judging of the Australian Stock Horse ASHLA class for Lady riders.
Milla Rose Romeo looks quietly delighted to have won the class for Show Hunter Leading Rein Pony riding Sarah Romeo's delightful, 'Eagle Park Crystal Roulette'.
Willow James rode Megan James' delightful Nattai bred Welsh Mountain Pony, 'Dallu Ambrose' to fourth place in the class for Show Hunter Leading Rein Pony 12hh and Under.
Stella Gilmour rode Michelle McLean's wonderful Welsh Pony, 'Lykanarro Roger Rocket' to take second place in the class for leading Rein Show Hunter 12hh and Under.
Ashlee Carrigan -Walsh rode her, 'Kardinia Jackman' (Glenpark Pastoral Echo/Kardinia Jaynmans Delight) to claim the Ridden Australian Stock Horse Reserve Championship.
Melanie Welsh is pictured aboard her own and husband, Brett's wonderful stallion, 'Ervine's Rollex' (Warrenbri Omega/Ervine's recoil). The former ASHS Futurity and Maturity winner was yesterday declared Champion led and today Champion Ridden and with Brett aboard Champion Working Australian Stock Horse.
Angus Richardson had success today in the Australian Stock Horse ring with his, 'Boonara Jackson' (Bluff Downs Jake/Star Mannequine) including winning the class for Working Australian Stock Horse Rider 17 Years and Under.
Maddison Borthwick rode Christine Bowers', Picturesque Prince' to take fifth place in the class for leading Rein Pony 12hh and Under.
Stella Gilmour rode Courtney McLeod and Matt Snell's nomination, 'Woranora Nefertiti' to second place in the class for Leading Rein Pony 12hh and Under.
With Lisa Smith on the run, Willow James rode the L & L Smith nomination, 'Braeside Miss Divine' to win the class for Leading Rein Pony 12hh and Under.
Sienna Wright rode Lee Purchase's, 'Koorawyn Show N Tell' to win the Shetland Turnout class this morning.
Annabelle Richardson rode her mother, Emma's wonderful, 'Oak Park Paramount' to take fourth place in the Shetland Turnout class this morning.
Alexandra Bowen rode the Knox, Bowen and Morgan nomination, 'Colvadale Heritage' to third place in the Shetland Turnout class this morning.
Matilda James rode , 'Glen Ardon Specialfx' to take sixth place in the always strong Shetland Turnout class this morning. This class is a real piece of Melbourne Royal history and you will not see a class of this quality anywhere else in the world.
Annique Smith is pictured aboard her up and going, 'Lodge Park Stella' during the Shetland Turnout class this morning.
Erin Bowers rode Taylah Arnott's nomination, 'Carreg Wen Athena' to take fifth place in the Shetland Turnout class this morning. This afternoon, Taylah stepped aboard to win the class for Ridden Shetland 10-10.2hh and claim the Ridden Shetland Championship.
The seemingly unstoppable Poppi Plumb rode the Champion large Pony, 'Miranda Alabaster' to win the class for Pony Turnout 12.2-14hh. Even at ten or eleven years of age, these girls are dreaming of competing in the famous Garryowen Turnout class for Lady Riders 18 and Over. Poppi had a busy morning and went on to win the class for Smartest On Parade for Riders Under 12 Years. And wait, there's more. This afternoon, Poppi was declared Reserve Champion Junior Rider.
Tia Rose McKenzie is pictured aboard her, 'Koorana Neverland' on their way to second place in the class for Pony Turnout 12.2-14hh.
Mia Heinrich rode her 'Regalbrook Razzle Dazzle' to take third place in the class for Pony Turnout 12.2-14hh
Zhoe Willison rode 'Cimeron Poprock' to take fifth place in the Pony Turnout 12.2-14hh.