Congratulations to all owners, breeders and riders who participated in the 2019 National Tour.
We are delighted to announce the winner of the Butterfly® saddle kindly sponsored by dt-saddlery of Germany for the National High Score ridden is the imported mare Baumann's Diorella. Owned by Marjorie Radford and ridden by Siri Spranz, Diorella scored 83.4% to be the outright winner. The 7 year old Westphalian mare is by Dankeshoen out of State Premium mare Diva who is by Davignon I.
Second place and the winner of a custom made pair of riding boots from Mike Kosel, Germany is awarded to the beautiful black Friesian mare Wenona of Bella Donna who scored 82.8%. Bella Donna is owned by Evanna Chesson and was ridden by Nirelle Somerville. She is by Reinder 452 and out of Hinke F Van Dedgum by Olof 315.
Equal third place and winning a lovely bridle each from dt-saddlery of Germany is Winmallee De Nisha and Jabez Sophia, both scoring 82.6% De Nisha is owned and was bred by Amanda Evins of Winmallee Classical Riding and is by De Niro out of a Thoroughbred mare. Jabez Sophia is owned by Jodie and Lindsay Heming and was ridden by Sandra Schmalzing.
We sincerely thank all of our very generous sponsors for the 2019 National Tour and in particular our assessor, Frank Weisskirchen for his very experienced evaluation of all horses and ponies presented. All feedback received has been extremely positive. We also thank the National Tour Secretary Tanya Hosford who puts in an amazing number of hours travelling with Frank and looking after all of the Tour participants.
To all property and venue owners who both presented your own horses as well as allowing others to visit, we sincerely thank you for your very genuine hospitality.
National Tour Final Results and Awards
National High Score Ridden Exhibit
Credit - Eric Lloyd Photography
Wenona of Bella Donna
National High Score Runner-up Ridden Exhibit
A special National Tour e-magazine is now in production and will feature reports, results, photos, award winners and much more.
The 2018 National Tour e-magazine had a readership of over 3,500 from all over the world!
All participating studs are invited to submit advertising for their studs/stallions at stud FREE OF CHARGE.
If any of the horses or ponies who participated in the Tour are for sale, please let us know and we will place a for sale sticker on them.