Owner Jackie Allen entrusted handler Madeline Deaner with Watermark Amazing Grace for Day 1 and it certainly paid off! The team came home with very well deserved Supreme Pure Gypsy Cob, against a very strong field.
Harmony Hills Wildfire definitely started his show career with a bang, taking out Supreme Part Bred Youngstock with handler Lance Clover.
I know we said it before but these two are a perfect example of having fun with your horse and celebrating the achievements, no matter how big or small. Rebecca Dallas and purebred Smith Skipper
Smiles like this make it all worth while for event organisers! You can’t half tell that Lisa Buckley is pleased to show-off imported stallion GP The Prophet.
We rarely get to see him out and about but the very handsome purebred stallion Castellan, was a pleasure to watch
The hours of scrubbing and blow drying certainly paid off for owner Sam Patton and Smiths Aladdins Tear, being award the Grand Champion Best Presented of the Show. Here they are sharing the moment with breeder Smith’s Gypsy Cobs
Sonya Bourne contemplating the competition with Glyndower Brea Silver Rain
It’s fantastic to see the next generation out and starting their show career! Upcoming stud colt Glyndower Brea D’Artagnan and proud owner Lee Scown, were awarded first place in the Colt / Stallion Jackpot, competing in a strong field.
The versatility course presented some challenges, but Tricolby Star Gazer and Brooke Galea were great examples of the willingness and temperament of the Gypsy Cob.
Surrey Springs Zuriel and Rebecca McLennan taking out 1st place in Novice Driver – Versatility Horse in Long Reins
Proof that young horses and young handlers can be an awesome combination! Matilda had an amazing first show with Lazy B Rite on Da Money and was rewarded with an Encouragement Award from President Linda Leach
Oh those baby blues!! Eden Fields Touched by Magic and her owner Rebecca McLennan
It was smiles all round at this brand new Gypsy Cob feature show. Another upcoming colt, Merseysyde Mayhem and his handler Tyson Layton, took everything in their stride and were a great example of the breed’s temperament
Marindy Take a Piece of My Heart was certainly having a great hair day when he won first place in the Gelding Jackpot
Always turned out exceptionally, Blue Gates Lazarus and Alex Vella vied for top spot against fellow family members on Day 1. A beautiful example of families showing together, encouraging each other and supporting the breed
A quiet word of encouragement and love for Samadria Park the Lorax from his owner Chris Ezard.
Flying the flag for the Drum Horse, Brooke Verwey-Mitchell and Rumneyhill Shokora had a cracking weekend, with the Supreme Rider award as one of the highlights.
The smile says it all! Smiths Skipper didn’t put a foot wrong all weekend for his pilot Rebecca Dallas
Eliza Moore and part bred Keeralee Adira brought home a swag of ribbons across the weekend and had great results in the ridden classes
Clint Bilson guided Eden Fields Outlaw through a successful first show under saddle. A stellar performance for a young and upcoming pure bred.
Eager to give anything a try, Watermark the Puppet Master was awarded with Reserve Champion Ridden Versatility Part Bred
Lee Scown and Marindy Take a Piece of My Heart – proof that gorgeous hair and trainability are all part of the Gypsy Cob allure
There is nothing that Watermark the Puppet Master cannot do. Under the caring eye of his handler Ronette Williams, Puppet did the Allen family proud all weekend with wins in the led, ridden, long reining and versatility classes.
Irish Nikki doing her owner’s John and Jackie Allen proud in the long reining division
Could these 2 get any cuter! Harmony Hills Duchess Prophecy with her junior handler Skylah
This little filly mixed it with the best of the best, being award the Grand Supreme Pure Bred of the Show. With her handler Tim Patton, Milford Pines Chrystal Symphony certainly did the Vella and Patton families proud.
Sue Mouat and the lovely Glyndower Brea Wingsong had an extremely successful show, taking out both the Supreme Senior Part Bred Gypsy Cob and the Grand Supreme Part Bred of the Show.