Margie McLoone is a contributor to the The Irish Field.
Coleraine's Geoffrey Tanner and Downhill Daisy won the Ulster Bank Clydesdale section at Balmoral
Kate Rath-Doyle and her mother Mai's first visit to Balmoral Show paid off when Monaghanstown Rory won the North Down Marquees ridden Connemara Pony Championship
Paula Howard's Dernahatten Out Of Touch, produced by Davy Lyons, took the Tourism Northern Ireland champion broodmare
Lisa Rosbotham's four-year-old Rosalent and Orla Cassidy's Grange Ash Sparrow won the four and five-year-old sections of the Knotts Bakery young event horse championship at Balmoral