Jaipur, 6 December: The 9th edition of ‘All India Indigenous Horse Show’ concluded with great pomp and gaiety at the Rajasthan Polo Club. On the Last day the audience witnessed Individual and Team Tent pegging and Hunter Seat. The Best Stallion, Mare, Filly and Colt were also awarded.
Albela owned by Vijendra Singh won the 1st ‘Best Stallion’; Samrat owned by Francesca Kelly stood 2nd and Rajprahlad owned by Digvijay stood 3rd.
‘Best colt’ was bagged by Dron owned by Dharamsingh and Hariom won the consolation.
The 1st position in ‘Best filly’ was bagged by Veera owned by Kawar Singh, 2nd and 3rd postion was bagged by Man Bhari and Palak respectively.
‘Team Tent Pegging with Sword’, Kingstroop secured the 1st position with 30 points and it was a tie between Household Cavalry and Royal Logistics Corp with 28 points each.
In ‘Individual Tent Pegging with Sword’, Rebecca Hill from the team Kingstroop bagged the 1st position, Mathew Pittaway from the team RLC and Jaideep from team DPS Ajmer bagged the 2nd and 3rd position respectively.
‘Best Mare’ was bagged by Albeli and the proud owner of the horse is Arvind from Nawalghar, Jhunjhunu. The second position and consolation was bagged by Jai Keerti, owned by Devendra and Dhani, owned by Mukesh respectively.
The results of Day 1 were also announced today. In ‘Show jumping’ the 1st prize was bagged by Gayetri; 2nd and 3rd by Monica and Komal respectively. Mastana, owned by Vinita secured the 1st postion in ‘Best Ablak(paint) Horse’, Kajal and Sheetal, owned by Dharmasingh and Matadin secured the 2nd and 3rd position respectively.
Royal Logistics Corp (RLC) secured the 1st position in ‘team tent pegging with Lance; 2nd position was bagged by Household Cavalry and 3rd by Rajasthan Dundlod (RD).
Individual Tent Pegging with lance, Maj. Mathew of team RLC stood 1st, Maj. Angela Bricks of team RLC stood 2nd and Vishal of team RD secured the 3rd postion.
The judges for the event were HH Krishna Pal Singh, Karauli, Dr Ajit Singh, Pali and Retired Col. Surpratap singh from Punjab.
Raghuvendra Singh Dundlod said that the event was a big success and we were glad to perform in front of the crowd of Jaipur. We endeavour to come back the next year with an enhanced experience and we promise to continue our efforts in achieving recognition for indigenous horses. Also, any dehydrated horse will be treated well prior to the race so that they can take part in the race too.
It is to be recalled that the event was organised by Francesca Kelly and Raghuvendra Singh Dundlod of the Jaipur based Indigenous Horse Society of India.