Top Results at HOYS 2015 for Black Country Saddles’ Sponsored Riders

THE team of Black Country Saddles’ sponsored riders notched up some fantastic results at the prestigious Horse of the Year Show.

Sarah Parker finished the show in style with Sarum Rembrandt taking the coveted Supreme Pony of the Year title after standing Champion M&M Ridden Pony of the Year and winning the M&M Ridden Welsh Section A Pony of the Year.

She was also second in the M&M Ridden Welsh C Pony of the Year with ride Menai Thomas, and they also picked up fifth in the M&M 133cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year.

The Katy Carter Show Team were on winning form with Poppy Carter and Rotherwood Rainmaker winning the 128cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year and standing reserve champion.

The 138cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year provided a win for Ellis Taverner-Burns with Rhos Exception taking the honours before she pipped her team mate Poppy in the line-up to take the Championship. Ellis also won the 133cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year with Scalacre Eclipse.

Kayleigh Catton headed the 153cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year and then went on to stand champion with Llanarth Fair Play.

Cilgeti Prince Charming ridden by Alex Helliwell took second in the Lead Rein Pony of Hunter Type of the Year with Katy Carter leading.

Robert Walker also proved to be a man on form with Vantage Point crowned Champion Hunter of the Year. Starry Night headed the Maxi Cob of the Year before marking his retirement from the show ring.

Robert also picked up second in the Large Riding Horse of the Year with Firstman and Randalstown Rolex finished fourth in the Lightweight Cob of the Year.

It was also celebrations for the Oakes family as Victoria and Cairns Fergus finished second in the M&M 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year and younger brother Charlie took second in the M&M 122cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year with Chetwynd Caspar.

Victoria also finished seventh in this section with Roseberry Lullaby and then claimed third in the M&M 133cm Working Hunter Pony with Roseberry Model Man.

Cassie Hartley took fourth in the 158cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year with her new ride Renkum Lausanna, whilst Acheval Boutique Amadeus was ninth in the Intermediate Show Hunter of the Year Championship.Kayleigh Catton took the 153cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year and then went champion with Llanarth Fair Play.

Lily Ahern-Lee and Barkway Sweet William headed the Lead Rein Pony of the Year, whilst Kirstine Douglas picked up a very credible fourth in the Middleweight Show Hunter of the Year with Primitive Dancer.

Jo Bates finished fourth in the Maxi Cob of the Year Championship with Benny Hill II, whilst Runnon Watergate also took fourth in the Small Riding Horse of the Year to round off a very successful HOYS for the Black Country Saddles team.

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