The World Clydesdale Present was held in Scotland — and in Europe – for the primary time in its historical past.
The four-day present happened at P&J Enviornment in Aberdeen from 20-23 October 2022.
“It’s extremely magical to be holding this in Scotland – and it’s additionally actually vital,” stated World Clydesdale Present chief government Ailsa Clark. “We need to hold our breed going, and to have the present delivered to the house of the Clydesdale has been an enormous achievement. It will not have been attainable with out the help of the entire committee and sponsors. We hope the present might return to Scotland once more in 2027.”
The general supreme world champion was topped on the ultimate day of competitors, and the title went to Jim Greenhill’s two-year-old Tulloes Emily, dealt with by Jim’s daughter Louise. Judges Alistair Christie and Randy Robertson agreed the home-bred filly by Arradoul Balvenie out of Tulloes Girl Jane – who was topped total feminine champion earlier within the day – was the cream of the crop.
“She’s precisely what you need to see within the breed. She fills the attention from nostril to tail, she’s appropriate, has lengthy, silky hair, lovely motion and simply oozes breed character,” stated Alistair.
The general feminine reserve spot went to long-term breeder Ronnie Black’s nine-year-old Collessie Jennifer, proven by Ronnie’s son Peter.
“It’s been a unbelievable present and a fantastic advert for our uncommon breed,” stated Peter.
Isla Miller and her father Brian Bisset’s 10-year-old Stobilee Zac lifted the supreme ridden championship title forward of six different champions, after a unbelievable week the place Isla and Zac gained the open ridden class and took the ridden championship. The previous Horse of the Yr Present reserve heavy horse champion additionally gained the dressage beneath Katie Widespread.
“He loves being within the ring; he’s a showman. He likes folks him,” stated Isla. “I didn’t come right here with any expectations, I believed we’ll go and have a pleasant time and now right here we’re, supreme ridden. I’m over the moon, I couldn’t ask for any extra.”
The stallion title went to Willow Means Swiper, who was additionally topped the perfect rest-of-the-world-bred horse for Ron Brewster, John Anderson and Helen Carr. Paul and Matthew Bedford’s junior colt champion Thorpe Hill Fast Flash was named total stallion reserve.
Father and son Paul and Matthew Bedford additionally took residence the champion gelding honours and finest European-bred horse, with Thorpe Hill Roy, by Colessie Proclaimer. The Tennant household’s West Forth Solo, by Muirton Sabre, was reserve champion gelding.
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