THE Black Country Saddles Show Hunter championship at Equifest provided a feast of quality on the Thursday Evening Performance.
With the first and second from the Lightweight, Middleweight and Heavyweight sections through, judges Richard Ramsey and Kevin Lee had the difficult task of choosing the Champion and Reserve in the electric atmosphere.
Said Wendy Hartley of Black Country Saddles: “We were delighted to sponsor the Show Hunter Championship in such a wonderful atmosphere.
“Equifest is a great show and we always see so many of our existing customers and many new ones.”
Winner of the Middleweight section, Cerys Ford and the charismatic, eight-year-old chestnut Master Bandsman were the judges’ choice taking the Championship after much deliberation and a close run competition with Karl Standing and the magnificent Golden Inca Cross who had won the Heavyweight class.
Cery’s and Master Bandsman also compete in Side Saddle classes and continued their excellent run at both Equifest and throughout the season where they have had an excellent run of success.
Karl and the huge Golden Inca Cross put in a sterling performance in the Championship, galloping their heart out in a bid to secure the title.