by Peter Thomas

Christie Lyn photography

The 2020 Welsh & Part Welsh Youngstock Showcase was held on February 16th at Perth Horse and Pony Club and was judged by Katie Turnbull (Vic).

Congratulations to: J McKenzie's ROWEN GRETEL on being awarded Supreme Champion Welsh Cob & Best Welsh Youngstock In Hand. L Causton Cross & A Causton's CELESTINE WILDFIRE was Supreme Champion Welsh Pony & Runner Up Best Welsh Youngstock.

Other major winners:

Supreme Champion Welsh Mountain Pony: WENDAMAR BAM BAM amd T Edwards

Supreme Champion Welsh Pony of Cob Type: LONDON PARK GOLDEN KING and C Anderson

Best Welsh Youngstock Gelding: KINGS TOWN NOBLE WARRIOR and L & K Rowe.

Thank you to our ring sponsor Berrybank Stud and Glen Avon Stud for the Best Welsh Youngstock Award perpetual trophy & London Park Stud for sponsoring the garland. Runner up prize sponsored by Pegasus Equestrian Products.

The Grand Champion Welsh Youngstock in ring 2 under WA judge Midge Boag was G Karmelich & M Kau's GLEN AVON SWAGMAN.

Congratulations to S Benthien & S Beresi's WILLOW VALLEY BOUQUET on being awarded Champion Part Welsh Filly & Supreme Champion Part Welsh Youngstock In Hand and also being awarded Grand Champion Part Welsh in ring 2 under judge Midge Boag (WA).
Brayside Stud's BRAYSIDE SHOWMAN was Champion Part Welsh Colt and C & B Reside's LEEARA PARK XUTOPIA was Champion Part Welsh Gelding & Runner Up Supreme Part Welsh.

Thank you to Berrybank Stud for sponsoring the ring and Thorpewood Pony Stud for the Part Welsh Youngstock Award Perpetual Trophy and Foxwood Farrier and Equestrian Services for sponsoring the garland. Runner up prize sponsored by Pegasus Equestrian Products.

After a short lunch break the Australian Welsh and Part Welsh Ridden Championship WA qualifier was held.
Glen Avon Swagman and Gordon Park Timeless being awarded Champion Welsh and Champion Part Welsh respectively by judges Katie Turnbull (Vic) and Midge Boag (WA).

The day concluded with the running of the 37th WA All Welsh Show Working Hunter classes as these were postponed due to the difficult weather conditions experienced on the day of the show in October 2019. Berrybank Stud generously produced the amazing working hunter jumps for us to use so a huge thank you to Peter and Kathryn Thomas!

Congratulations to KINGS TOWN EMERICK, owned by G Thomson and ridden by A Hattingh on being awarded Champion Working Hunter
Best Working Hunter Rider under 18yrs & Best Working Hunter Young People’s Group.
A last congratulations to SPRINGWATER KITTY JONES, owned by H Moore and ridden by Erin Bertola on being the Reserve Champion Working Hunter.