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The Prima Position for Ollie Jones

The Guards Polo Club Polo Pony holds a special place in the heart of many at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. The Show has strong ties with the Guards Polo Club, who are based at Smiths Lawn in the nearby Windsor Great Park, and the Polo Pony Class is traditionally a moment for riders' skill…
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Emporer Reigns Supreme

Due to popular demand, the organizers of Virtual Windsor included a Heavy Horse section in this year's show, and were not disappointed with the turnout, with 68 entries keeping the class size above that of Iberian, Polo Pony and Haflinger. Guest Judge John Peacock was tasked with the judging of the class, and after careful…
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A Novato Experience!

Judged by guest Virtual Windsor judge, Linda Lawrance, the Iberian section saw a great turnout for this special class, with 47 entries of all types of Iberian horse. Linda made sure that the top ten finalists represented the broad spectrum of types and talents of Iberian horses, however taking first place was a photo the…
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A Sprinkling of Stardust

Her Majesty the Queen had a good start to the weekend when her own Stardust won the Sidesaddle class, ridden by the ever-elegant Katie Jerram. “We all know Katie is the most elegant and beautiful rider,” said Nigel Hollings, “But that’s also a beautiful and quality blood horse.” In second place was Michelle Feeney’s Ballyhoulihan…
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Virtual Windsor Pageant: AMAALA’s Party Guide!

Organise your own Pageant Party with a little help from our supporter AMAALA, who know a thing or two about combining a great occasion with the very best in food and refreshments.  According to Director of Food and Beverage Anthony Darroman at AMAALA selecting a signature drink to make the occasion is important. Find one…
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Breed Characteristics to the Fore in Mountain & Moorland

Supported by Horse & Hound, both sections of the Mountain and Moorland – Classes 14 and 15 – saw a strong turnout. Traditional characteristic were high on the checklist for Judge Nigel Hollings, who said, “I think it’s very important in this modern age of showing where show horses have developed to become competition animals,…
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Download The Pageant Programme!

Celebrating 200 years since the birth of Queen Victoria, The Pageant at Royal Windsor Horse Show brings together some of the most exciting equestrian displays from around the world in a 90-minute spectacular, set to music composed and arranged by one of our most prolific composers, Debbie Wiseman. Download the Pageant Programme to read on…
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Iris Comes Out On Top

Out of a class of 43 it was Michelle Blackler and Iris, owned by Stephanie Wilson, who came first in Class 17, the Haflinger. According to the Chief Virtual Windsor Judge, Nigel Hollings,  it was Iris's "strength and versatility" which set her apart from the rest. In second place were Catherine Snodin and Oxnead Africa,…
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A Legendary Win for Achilles, Hektor, Rossi and Zenda

Tony Munt and Achilies, Hektor, Rossi and Zenda took the title in Class 16, Driven, impressing the judge with immaculate turnout and presentation to lead ahead of 68 entries. John Peacock, Driving Judge, described Tony’s four horses as a "Striking team [who are] going so well, everything is correct and they are so perfectly in…
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Six of the Best: Voltaire Saddles

To take advantage of an exclusive Virtual Windsor special offer of 20% off all new Voltaire Design saddles, plus a free girth, stirrup leathers and numnah contact Voltaire Design Saddle Specialist Jessica Cross on 07776 143274, email jessica@voltairedesign.com or via Facebook at @VoltaireDesignUnitedKingdom. After many years of research by manufacturers Voltaire Design, the launch of…
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A One-Two for Wallace

Friday afternoon kicked off at Virtual Windsor with an exceptionally strong Class 13, The Show Cob. Judge Nigel Hollings began with a quick explanation of what he was looking for in his winner, describing a horse for, “A country gentleman; very quiet, very easy to get on, very comfortable and very safe, but a horse…
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Competition: WIN! Tickets to RWHS and The Pageant 2021 with AMAALA

In partnership with AMAALA, the Royal Windsor Horse Show team will be holding the Pageant Party At Home to celebrate the livestream and the last night of Virtual Windsor 2020. Join in by sending us a photo of how YOU are enjoying the Pageant Livestream. Whether you enjoy the show with your favourite cocktail, via…
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Send Us Your Pony Club Memories from Royal Windsor!

As part of Virtual Windsor Show Week we've teamed up with The Pony Club to collect the best memories and most remarkable moments at the Royal Windsor Horse Show! The home of The DAKS Pony Club Mounted Games, the Royal Windsor Horse Show and The Pony Club have a long relationship. This year to celebrate…
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A Double for Popsters Loaded Weapon

Always hotly contested at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, the Senior Horse or Pony competition celebrates older equines who - thanks to their owners loving care and attention - are still in fantastic condition. Virtual Windsor hosted two sections for seniors, which proved a triumph for Chloe Chubb's Popsters Loaded Weapon, who came second to…
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Showtime for Randalstown Razzmatazz

Mackenzie Preston's Randalstown Razzmatazz took the title in a field of 299 entries for Class 10: The Coloured, Horse or Pony Coloured horses and ponies are some of the biggest classes at Royal Windsor Horse Show, where they are usually split to differentiate between Traditional and Non-Traditional types. Randalstown Razzmatazz impressed, with the judge describing…