Showing classes shine at a sunny RWHS

Justine Armstrong riding Rosemore Midnight Rendezvous at Royal Windsor Horse Show

Essex-based producer Justine Armstrong celebrated after Jane O’Keeffe’s mannerly gelding, Rosemore Midnight Rendezvous, gave her a Championship win at the Royal Windsor Horse Show on Saturday, 4th May 2024. Winning the Small Riding Horse sponsored by Mr and Mrs Phil Swallow in the morning, the combination later went on to stand as Champion. “Apart from on Working Hunters, the last time I had a championship here was in 2002 on a Haflinger pony,” Armstrong-Small recalled, laughing. “But Rendezvous has been Champion on each of his three previous outings this season so we…

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“He just steps up and delivers”, Gareth Hughes and Classic Goldstrike dance to victory at Royal Windsor Horse Show

Gareth Hughes riding Classic Goldstrike at Windsor Horse Show in the Dressage arena

Gareth Hughes and Classic Goldstrike danced to victory today in The Defender CDI4* FEI Dressage Grand Prix at the Royal Windsor Horse Show (RWHS), helping open the show in style. Four-time Olympian Richard Davison was on hand to assist with the proceedings. Wearing a headset, he gave spectators a full running commentary throughout his stunning ride, showcasing invaluable insight and knowledge to dressage fans.  A total of twelve combinations from seven different nations came forward for the class. With a strong British contingent, it was perhaps to no one’s surprise…

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Top Riders Battle It Out For The 2023 RWHS Grand Prix Accolade

CSI5* Rolex Grand Prix, was won by Switzerland’s Martin Fuchs. Copyright RoyalWindsorHorseShow/PeterNixon

The Jumping highlight of the Royal Windsor Horse Show (RWHS) came from the Rolex Grand Prix. Bathed in the glorious afternoon sunshine, Windsor Castle proved a fitting backdrop for this prestigious class. With the world’s best riders gathered for the CSI5* Rolex Grand Prix, a truly international field representing 12 different countries, collected to tackle the course. It was none other than show jumping legend John Whitaker who was first to tackle the technical and up-to-height track (1m60) set by Portuguese course designer Bernardo Costa Cabral. Unfortunately, Whitaker couldn’t quite…

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Charlotte Dujardin confirmed at RWHS

Charlotte Dujardin Royal Windsor Horse Show

As excitement continues to rise for the Royal Windsor Horse Show (10–14 May 2023), organisers have announced their delight that Charlotte Dujardin will be taking part in the Defender CDI4* FEI Dressage aboard the striking chestnut gelding, Imhotep. The class will take place on Wednesday 10 May and Thursday 11 May, and will be the first international competition for Dujardin following the birth of her daughter, Isabella, in March this year. The Defender CDI4* FEI Dressage runs over two days and will welcome some of Great Britain’s best dressage horse…

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