11th May 2010 : Lampeter and Glanusk

Over 800 photographs taken at Lampeter and Glanusk Shows are now in the Archive. If you missed either or both shows almost every Section D is pictured at least once and, if it is not there, it is probably because your shirt was hanging out covering your number! For Lampeter Show there was a beautiful April day without a cloud, or vapour trail, in the sky. It was easy to forget the struggles of the winter in the snow and rain and enjoy glossy coated cobs storming into the ring and stretching their handlers to the limit! At Glanusk Show we had a dull day but the worst of the rain held off until the show was almost over. The layout of the ring makes it possible to take photographs of the cobs making their dramatic entrances into the ring and so there are many more action, sometimes very extravagant action, photos and fewer standing still! For us the highlight of the show was Rainhill Olwen, ridden by Debbie Cooper, taking third place in a strong ridden class just a year after first being broken to ride!