Showing Council/Showing World Annual Awards
The Showing Council/Showing World Annual Awards ceremony took place on the 2nd of October, the eve of the 2012 Horse of the Year Show, at the Hilton Hotel, Birmingham.
The eight categories for awards are voted on-line through the magazine Showing World. However, the most prestigious award, the Showing World Outstanding Achievement Award is not decided by a public vote but selected by a distinguished panel of experts, based on who has made an outstanding contribution to the industry and showing in general.
For 2012, the very popular choice was octogenarian Dr Wynne Davies, the Publicity Officer of the Welsh Pony and Cob Society, whose work in the world of Welsh Ponies and Cobs is legendary, not only at home but across all continents.
Many congratulations go to Dr Wynne, whose work has once again brought unparalleled recognition to the Welsh breeds.
Dr Wynne Davies with grandchildren Leah and Joseph
Photograph by Tom Best