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North Western Association Spring Youngstock and Ridden Show

North Western Association Spring Youngstock and Ridden Show

The North Western Association Youngstock Show was held at Wettenhall in Cheshire on Easter Monday. The rings were kept busy for most of the day with good numbers of ridden animals following on from the breeding classes.

Section A judge, Mrs B. Reipen of Three-B Stud found her champion in the two year old filly Rhydyfelin Silvana Dream sired by Lacy Jenson. Owned and bred by Mr W Lewis of Colwyn Bay, this filly was having her first outing of the season and was described by the judge as  'very charming'. Reserve champion was two year old colt, Mr. S. Anderson's Thistledown Esteem sired by Cuddy finalist Gartconnel Shooting Star. Both of these ponies were produced by Colin Tibbey who had a great start with his team.

 


Rhydyfelin Silvana Dream - Photograph by Karen Cheetham

 

 


Thistledown Esteem - Photograph by Karen Cheetham

 

Section B and Welsh Part-Bred classes were judged by Mrs P. Balch of the Sinton Stud. Champion was three year old filly Musbury Daisy Mae, owned and bred by Mrs A Holt. Only lightly shown, Daisy Mae was a winner at the RWAS as a yearling and is by Mrs Holt's Musbury Consortium. Reserve Section B champion was the Lowe Family's homebred three year old colt Byley Aragorn. Aragorn was best Section B colt at Glanusk last season and is sired by the Lowe's Hilin Tattoo, a past RWAS male champion.

 


Musbury Daisy Mae - Photograph by Karen Cheetham

 

 


Byley Aragorn - Photograph by Karen Cheetham

 

Section C and D classes were judged by Mr. G. Thomas of Telynau Stud. Although the numbers in some classes were a little down, the judge reported the quality of animals forward was still good. Champion Section C was J. Costello and Nicole Musson's three year old filly Corstan Roselie sired by the RWAS Section C ridden champion Popsters Tommy Cockles.  Roselie was champion at Suffolk County as a yearling.  Reserve Section C was another shown by The Costello family, Mrs G. Killey's homebred yearling filly Trefynys Lady Sansa. Sansa is sired by past Lampeter winner Glynwyn Kenickie and was Section C foal champion at Gwent Area in 2014.

 


Corstan Roselie - Photograph by Karen Cheetham

 

 


Trefynys Lady Sansa - Photograph by Karen Cheetham

 

The Section D championship ended up as a family affair, with both champion and reserve sired by Avonvalley Zorro. The champion, produced by Graham Roberts was Borderfields Gwyndaf, a lightly shown three year old colt owned and bred by T. Jones. The reserve champion D was the second placed three year old colt Brynfa Jolly Roger, having his first outing since a yearling when he was a winner at several Association shows.

 


Borderfields Gwyndaf - Photograph by Karen Cheetham

 

 


Brynfa Jolly Roger - Photograph by Karen Cheetham

 

Welsh Part Breds were judged by Mrs Reipen who found her champion in the shape of Miss E Howard's homebred Izzell Prince of Thieves, a two year old colt by Crimson Defence of the Realm. This colt was champion at Tudor Rose WPCS earlier this season and highest placed part bred youngstock at Cheshire County last year. Reserve was Wendy Power's Borderfields Whispers Echo by WPCS International Show WPBR champion Balfour Whisper.

 


Izzell Prince of Thieves - Photograph by Karen Cheetham

 

 


Borderfields Whisper's Echo - Photograph by Karen Cheetham

 

Mrs A. Squires of the Yswain Stud judged the ridden classes and gave the novice championship to Mrs Janet Mansfield's seven year old Section D mare Nortonheath Airs N Graces by Cascob Braveheart. Reserve was Sue Cannon's Section A Coedana Hyfryd.

 


Nortonheath Airs N Graces - Photograph by Stacey Mansfield

 

 


Coedana Hyfryd - Photograph by Karen Cheetham

 

The eventual ridden supreme and reserve came from the Welsh ridden medal classes. Supreme was Christina Hesketh's nine year old Section D Trefnant Prince of Wales by Mabnesscliffe Buzz. Reserve supreme ridden went to J. Lydon's Section A Criccieth Icon, a nine year old by 1995 RWAS Champion Criccieth Arwr. 

 


Trefnant Prince of Wales and Criccieth Icon - Photograph by EquinePix

 

The North Western Association committee wish to express their thanks for the continued support from sponsors and volunteers without whom the NWAWPCS shows could not be staged.

6th April 2015 Results:

Welsh Section A

Yearling Filly or Gelding  
1 Mr S Anderson. Thistledown Lulu  
2 B Thompson & J Groom. Flydon Merciwri
3 Mrs k Owen Lilley. Wensley Mistrall  

Yearling Colt  
1 B Thompson & J Groom. Penech Prince Charming  
2 Mrs N Dyvig. Sunwillow Valentino 
3 D T Williamson & A Oldroyd. Danash Schnapps The Great  

Two year old Filly or Gelding  
1 & Champ & Reserve Supreme Mr W A L Lewis . Rhydyfelin Silvana Dream 
2 C Brook. Shamrock Lake Royal Chilean 
3 A Wright. Kerriston Silver Star  

Two year old Colt  
1 & Reserve Mr S Anderson. Thistledown Esteem  
2 P Hampson. Lingardswood Solomon  
3 T N Waddington. Brackenrigg Izaak  

Three year old Filly or Gelding  
1 Mr S Anderson. Thistledown Forever Blue 
2 Mrs P Thomas & Mrs V Williams. Arad Cha – Cha  
3 G & S Bartley-Forsyth . Flydon Pluen

Three year old Colt  
1 Mr & Mrs R Athey. Stonedge Solomon  
2 Mrs K Owen-Lilley. Karoms Just-William  
3 H Lightbown. Runshaw Hyperion 

Welsh Section B

Yearling Filly or Gelding  
1 Mr S Anderson. Thistledown Jessica  
2 Mrs R Andrew & Miss V Andrew. Bronheulog Alys  
3 S Cannon. Heniarth Parlez Vous  

Yearling Colt
1 C M Fenlon. Hilbury Eregon Legacy 
2 Mrs P Clewes. Shardbeck Imperial Topaz 
3 Mrs A Holt. Menai Prince Of Troy 

Two year old Filly or Gelding  
1 P J & H W Cornes. Anstar Penny Fair 

Two year old Colt  
1 S Tattersall Telynau Delius
2 Z Reynolds. Cadlanvalley Cherokee  
3 J L Carr. Bronheulog Haribo  

Three year old Filly or Gelding  
1 & Champ Mrs A Holt. Musbury Daisy Mae  
2 Mrs C Mansfield. Richvale Enchantress 

Three year old Colt  
1 & Reserve G & T Lowe. Byley Aragorn 

Welsh Part Bred  
Yearling Filly or Gelding  
1 Miss E Howard. Crimson Picture Perfect Of Affair.

Two year old Filly or Gelding  
1 Mrs J Walker. Robjan Spring Primrose 

Two year old Colt
1 & Champ Miss E Howard. Izzell Prince of Thieves  
2 Mrs T Jones. Nordy Golden Whisper 

Three year old Filly or Gelding  
1 & Reserve W powers. Borderfield Whispers Echo  
2 Mrs J Jenkins & Mr J Leah. O-Fon Tiara 

Welsh Section C  
Yearling Filly & Gelding
1 & Reserve G Killey. Treyfnys Lady Sansa .
2 G A Heppenstall. Parcybedn Celtic-Princess pearl.
3 S Rodgers. Fwrog Linzi 

Yearling Colt Entries 
1 J Duxbury. Llanwyn Mr Gatsby  
2 A Wright. Bluehaven Ethan Hawke  

Two year old Filly or Gelding  
1 C Ingram Dycott Top Class 

Two year old Colt
1 L Hampson. Laurtom Rossi 

Three year old Filly or Gelding
1 & Champ N Musson & J Costello. Corstan Roselie  
2 R Bennett. Costa Lillybette  
3 J L Carr. Coedduon Wild Rose 

Three year old Colt  
1 J Costello. Bluehaven Kasabian  
2 R Hulse. Horeb Chumlee Bach 

Section D  
Yearling Filly or Gelding  
1 G A Heppenstall. Craiggochfach Empress  
2 T Richards. Rhydeilian Morning Temptress  
3 L Wood. Llwynhywel Magic lady 

Yearling Colt.  
1 T Jones. Brynithon Top Notch  
2 Mr T Richards. Gwehelydd Thunderbolt 

Two year old colt  
1 K Ruddick & D Saunders. Powysvalley Dino  
2 S Rodgers. Fwrog Sam 

Three Year old colt  
1 & Champ & Supreme Champ T Jones. Borderfields Gwyndaf .
2 K McClarence. Brynfa Jolly Roger.  
3 T Richards. Danaway Jonno 

Ridden classes  
Introductory First Ridden - Walk and Trot Only .
1 A Cooper Heniarth Lil Peach

Novice Ridden 
Novice Lead Rein and First Ridden .
1 & Reserve novice S Cannon Coedana Hyfryd
2 Finlay Brady Tygolau Doris Day
3 A Vines Penech Welsh Maid

Novice A, B & P/B Not exceeding 13.2hh 
1 J Lydon Criccieth Icon
2 Starlaws Stud Glynffynnon Proud as Punch
3 Mrs C Wood. Mosswood Dylan Thomas  

Novice C, D & P/B
1 & Champ novice J Mansfield Nortonheath Airs N Graces
2 A Rogers Settvalley The Titan
3 A Peers Pantydwr Mister Nice Guy

WPCS OPEN RIDDEN MEDAL CLASSES  
Lead Rein 12hh and under – Open to sections A, B and P/B
1 & Mini Champ Mrs R Andrew & Miss V Andrew. Colne Pookie. 
2 S Cannon Coedanna Hyfryd

First Ridden 12.2hh and under –( Open to sections A, B and P/B)
1 & Reserve Min Champ A Meehan Hulme Jenny Wren
2 A Cooper Heniarth Lil Peach
3 L Whittaker Penech Welsh Maid

Section A
1 & Reserve open champ & Reserve Supreme J Lydon Criccieth Icon
2 Starlaws Stud Glynffynnon Proud as Punch
3 A Cooper Heniarth Lil Peach

Section B  
1 R Orr Anri Forget me Not
2 B Wall Reylem Roger Rabbit

Section C 
1 S Clarke Menai Celtic Warrior
2 K Grecian Rhoswen Rachel
3 L Parsonage Oakhill Harrison

Section D
1 & open champ & Supreme champion C. Hesketh Trefnant Prince of Wales
2 Ella Smith Gobell Idwal
3 J Mansfield. Nortonheath Airs n Graces

3rd Jun 2015