Wednesday’s rising stars

Beautiful photos and results from today's action at the Horse of the Year Show

The rising stars were out to play today. Annie Studholme was on hand to record some the action, and the results below are thanks to the NZ Royal Agricultural Society.

Rising Star Saddle Hunter Horse of the Year, over 148cm
1 – MR CLYDE OF WAIRAMARAMA & Georgie Smith
2 – ROSARI DANTE & Bronte Bellian
3 – SPLASH HIT & Rebecca Aplin
4 – GIFTED & Wendy Nichol
5 – CRICKLEWOOD TOBIAS & Raymonda Booth
6 – FIACHRA & Danika Marshall

Best presented: 625 – CRICKLEWOOD TOBIAS & Raymonda Booth

Rising Star Saddle Hunter Horse over 163cm
1 – MR CLYDE OF WAIRAMARAMA & Georgie Smith
2 – SPLASH HIT & Rebecca Aplin
3 – ROSARI DANTE & Bronte Bellian
4 – CRICKLEWOOD TOBIAS & Raymonda Booth
5 – VANILLEES BLING BLING & Nicole Roberts
6 – FIACHRA & Danika Marshall

Rising Star Saddle Hunter Horse, over 148cn & not exceeding163cm
1 – HOOTCHIE KOOTCHIE & Melinda Little
2 – GIFTED & Wendy Nichol
3 – FRASERTOWN & Samantha Collett
4 – CELTIC ROSE & Vicki Knight
5 – LITTLE PIP & Lucy Dagnall

Rising Star Saddle Hunter Pony over 138cm & not exceeding 148cm
1 – GEMSTONE BEQUEST & Georgia Beatson
2 – WINDERMERE IN MEMORY & Liam Murphy
3 – FH KLOUDY DAY & Shanae Savannah
4 – SIZZLE N HOT HUSTLER & Maia Gerard
5 – BANOFFEE PIE & Sarah Norton-Collins
6 – DOUBLE CLICK SR & Bridie McCullough

Rising Star Saddle Hunter Pony, not exceeding 138cm
1 – ASCOT DA VINCI & Matisse Masterson
2 – JYM-AUD DEW DROP MAHOGANY & Mikayla Wildermoth
3 – KS GIN AND TONIC & Fleur Bary KS Show Horses
4 – AINTREE THUMBERLINA & Ruby Norton-Collins
5 – OUT OF EDEN & Noah Murphy
6 – KINGSLEA HIGH JINX & Sophie McQuade

Rising Star Show Pony not exceeding 138cm
1 – LINDEN ANGELS SONG & Noah Murphy
2 – RP SMALL TALK & Harriet Laing
3 – PENMAIN LILY OF THE VALLEY & Ella Rankin
4 – KS B-WITCHED & Trey Cadwallader
5 – LEAFLANDS HARMONY & Sophie Freeman-Pointon
6 – LINDEN HEAVENLY MUSIC & Liam Murphy

Rising Star Hack of the Year, over 158cm
1 – ASTEK GYMNASTEK II & Laurel Carre
2 – DA VINCI & Kelly Sheely
3 – PUSS IN BOOTS & Amanda Clayton-Greene
4 – INNOCENT DUDE & Tina Collison
5 – JUBILEE TRILOGY KING & Stephanie Hammond
6 – LA SOLEIL & Fiona Honeyman

Best presented – 801 Vettriano & Joanne Doolan

Rising Star Hack over 158cm & not exceeding 163cm
1 – DA VINCI & Kelly Sheely
2 – PUSS IN BOOTS & Amanda Clayton-Greene
3 – ASTEK GYMNASTEK II & Laurel Carre
4 – JUBILEE TRILOGY KING & Stephanie Hammond
5 – MISS CULLEN & Sarah Landon-Lane
6 – INNOCENT DUDE & Tina Collison

Rising Star Park Hack of the Year, over 148cm & not exceeding 158cm
1 – GREENMOOR DOLCETTO & Amanda Gordon
2 – SIR DUKE & Laura MacNab
3 – PHOENICIAN POET & Deborah Howarth
4 – KS SONNYBILL & Christina Dunn
5 – CAITHNESS EMPEROR & Sarah Fitzgerald
6 – INDIAN GLOW & Katrina Gosney

BEST PRESENTED – BELLADINA RS & Sarah Turner

Rising Star Show Pony of the Year, over 138cm & not exceeding 148cm
1 – KS HONEY BOO BOO & TC Equestrian
2 – MAXWELLTON FRIDAY FLASH & Grace Stevenson
3 – RUSSLEIGH JAZZTIME & Katie Readings
4 – ARMDALE HERBERT & Kelli Frewin

Best presented – 500 ARMDALE HERBERT & Kelli Frewin

Rising Star Park Hack over 153cm & not exceeding 158cm
1 – GREENMOOR DOLCETTO & Amanda Gordon
2 – PHOENICIAN COUTURE & Kerry Shearer
3 – TORBAY & Charlotte Waddell
4 – PHOENICIAN POET & Deborah Howarth
5 – INDIAN GLOW & Katrina Gosney
6 – ITS A KINDA MAGIC & Charlotte O’Beirne

Rising Star Park Hack over 148cm & not exceeding 153cm (Showing)
1 – WILLOWBRAE ILLUSIONIST & TC Equestrian
2 – KS SONNYBILL & Christina Dunn
3 – KS TED BAKER & Emma Jarden
4 – CAITHNESS EMPEROR & Duncan Norrie
5 – BELLADINA RS & Sarah Turner
6 – TAITTINGER & Annabel Fitzsimons

Rising Star Show Pony of the Year, not exceeding 138cm
1 – LINDEN JUST A DREAM & Billie Roach
2 – WINDERMERE STEPNOUT & Vanna Johnston
3 – HIGHCROFT HEAVENLY & Andrea Shore
4 – PENMAIN LILY OF THE VALLEY & Ella Rankin
5 – LINDEN HEAVENLY MUSIC & Liam Murphy
6 – COROVIEW KINGSTON & Lucy Dagnall

Best Presented – 515 – COROVIEW KINGSTON & Lucy Dagnall

Virbac Equine Rising Star Riding Horse of the Year, over 148cm
1 – GV JACKSON & Holly Thompson
2 – PANACHE WDS & Ingrid Anderson
3 – GANGSTAR & Grace Thomson
4 – FOURCEES & Andrea Baxter
5 – SANSIBAR & Jayna Dinneen
6 – MR CREME BRULEE & Anna Harris

Best Presented – Gangstar & Grace Thomson

Rising Star Riding Horse over 163cm
1 – GANGSTAR & Grace Thomson
2 – ROCKET MAN & Laura Mitchell
3 – POWEROFSUGGESTION & John Devery
4 – ALL IN RHYTHM & Janine McNaught

Rising Star Riding Horse over 148cm & not exceeding 163cm
1 – PANACHE WDS & Ingrid Anderson
2 – MR CREME BRULEE & Anna Harris
3 – WEST-LEA HYDE PARK & Fiona Sharp
4 – SILVER SONG FE & Rachael Fouhy
5 – PAGAN DTS & Judy Jeffery
6 – CALL ME GEORGE & Reegan Tarrant

Rising Star Hack, over 163cm
1 – VETTRIANO & Joanne Lauren Dolan

Rising Star Show Pony, over 138cm & not exceeding 148cm
1 – ARMDALE HERBERT & Kelli Frewin

Annie hasn’t loaded her photos to her galleries yet, but when she gets a chance, you can find them on this link.