Faye storms to top spot at Showing Show

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The Arran Riding Club held their annual Showing Show on Sunday July 8 at Balgowan farm in Shiskine, by kind permission of the Tod family.

The showing championship was won by Faye Anderson and her horse Red Storm Rising. Reserve Champion went to Danielle Mutch and Grantstown Unique. In the championship for working hunter classes Beth Hamilton and Kissme took the title with Rosie Wilkinson and Milo the reserve champion.

All riders, horses and ponies enjoyed the wonderful weather and the results were as follows:

In hand horses and ponies 5 years and over: 1st Faye Anderson and Red Storm Rising, 2nd Eva McCrae and Stella S, 3rd Jessica Tetlow and Ben. 4th Janis Murchie and Woody.

Showing Under saddle ponies 13.2hh and under: 1st Lily Currie and Missy, 2nd Annie West and Harry Fudge, 3rd Daisy McNamara and Fudge. 4th Rosie Wilkinson and Milo.

Showing under saddle ponies over 13.2hh and not exceeding 15hh: 1st Danielle Mutch and Grantstown Unique, 2nd Clair Hendry and Colin, 3rd Emma Popplewell and Emma of Craignetharty, 4th Liz Kennedy and Scole Turbo.

Showing under saddle horses over 15hh and not exceeding 16hh: 1st Vicki Yuill and Velvet, 2nd Janis Murchie and Island Boy, 3rd Lois Ashley and Kippin, 4th Beth Hamilton and Kissme.

Showing under saddle horses 16hh and over: 1st Jen McNeish and RockhillAnaman, 2nd Eilidh McNeil and Indie, 3rd Hannah Bone and Tema, 4th Diane Lewis and Corrie.

Working/Handy Hunter rider 12 years and under. Jumps 30cm max: 1st Annie West and Harry Fudge, 2nd Rosie Wilkinson and Milo, 3rd Rosie McNamara and Prince, 4th Lisa Henderson and Teddy.

Novice Working Hunter. Jumps 60cm max: Junior 1st Lily Currie and Missy, 2nd Daisy McNamara and Fudge. Senior 1st Beth Hamilton and Kissme, 2ndHollie Adamson and Ricki, 3rd Emma Popplewell and Emma of Craignetharty, 4th Clair Hendy and Colin.

Open Working Hunter. Jumps 90cm max: 1st Hannah Bone and Tema, 2nd Vicki Yuill and Velvet, 3rd Eilidh McNeil and Indie, 4th Ealana Jean and Corrie.

Best Rider 10 years and under: 1st Rosie Wilkinson and Milo, 2nd Rosie McNamara and Prince, 3rd Eva McCrae and Fudge, 4th Lisa Henderson and Teddy.

Ridden Veteran – open to all horses and ponies 15 years and older: 1st Rosie Wilkinson and Milo, 2nd Liz Kennedy and Scole Turbo, 3rd Lily Currie and Missy. 4th Kirsty Morrison and Pearl.

Best Rider in show was awarded to Rosie Wilkinson. Horse/pony in best condition was given to RockhillAnaman, owned and ridden by Jen McNeish. Tack and Turnout was awarded to Danielle Mutch and Grantstown Unique .

The club wish to thank the judges for travelling to Arran for the day, all horses, ponies, riders and spectators for coming along and supporting and a special thanks to the Tod family for hosting the event at Balgowan Farm so successfully once again.

The next event will be a training camp on Saturday July 21 followed by The Jumping Derby on Sunday July 22. Please check the club Facebook page and website for updates and further information.

Trophy winners at the 2018 Showing Show. NO_B30show01

Danielle Mutch with Grantstown Unique and Faye Anderson with Red Storm Rising showing champion (right) and reserve champion Danielle Mutch with Grantstown Unique. NO_B30show02

Working hunter champion Beth Hamilton with Kissme and reserve champion Rosie Wilkinsoon With Milo. NO_B30show03

Showing champions Faye Anderson with Red Storm Rising. NO_Bshow04