June was another excellent month for horses and ponies fed on TopSpec with wins and championships across the major disciplines.
Nicola Wilson had much to smile about when she took the runner-up spot on Bulana with a superb double clear in the 4 star CCI at Luhmuhlen.
Show jumper Paul Barker hit great form at one of his local shows when heading the Accumulator at Bramham, always a great competition and a brilliant win for the Northallerton rider and Lux Fabulous.
Heading overseas to Northern Ireland, show jumper Louise Saywell and the 14-year-old Peiter Vl owned by James Hughes continued their fantastic run when capturing the 1.40m Two Phase.
Keith Shore is another riding having a purple patch, his win also at the same show coming in the 1.30m Speed on the 15-year-old Coriander Van’t Vennehof. Keith went on to come 2nd in the Grand Prix at Bolesworth and then won the Grand Prix at The Royal Highland Show riding Mystic Hurricane.
On the showing front Robert Walker and Magnus Nicholson were both in the winners’ enclosure at Three Counties.
Robert won the Lightweight Hunters on Viewpoint before going on to take the Championship while Magnus won the Heavyweight division on Bowland Lucky Slipper.
Cheshire County provided Robert with a host of other wins when he fielded the winner of the Lightweight, Middleweight and Heavyweight Hunter sections as well as the Novice.
Pride of Place took the Lightweights, Trevanick securedthe Middleweight honours before the Heavyweight’s went to Patrick’s Choice. The young Corniche Chill won the Novice section.
Randalstown Rolex, Robert’s ride in Lightweight Cob classes has also been in superlative form, winning at Derbyshire Festival and North of England to claim his sixth Championship of the season.
Back to Three Counties and The Stanley Grange Stud claimed a host of wins and tickets.
The day started well with Whiteleaze Sonata taking the In Hand Riding Pony Broodmare Championship before Broadshard Showgirl won the HOYS Intermediate qualifier and the HOYS Large Hack qualifier securingthe coveted Championship along the way under Brynie Lee. Next is was the turn of Myles Cooper with Oathill Hero who win the Part-Bred Cleveland Bay class and then went on to take the Championship.
Kitty King won at Farley Hall in the Advanced Intermediate on Vendredi Biats after a stunning test and double clear.
The TopSpec dressage team have also been out in force with Victoria Maw winning the U25’s Grand Prix at Sheepgate Premier League and Ryan Todd heading the same class at Hickstead Premier League.
Kate Cowell and Dramatic Conquest won the Advanced Medium at Allen’s Hill while Sirocco headed the Intermediare 1 to round off a very successful outing. A few days later Kate was at the front of the line once again, this time with Barcelona when capturing the Intermediare 1 at Wellington Premier League.