A display by shire horses and the show jumping competition for 1956 Horse of the Year Show, Pat Smythe falling from "Prince Hal", the Queen presenting prizes.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown
LS. MS. Arrival of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at the Horse of the Year Show. Various shots of shire horses pulling agricultural equipment in a display in the ring. Various shots of riders on their mounts competing in the show jumping ring. "Hack On", N. O. Dwyer rides. Pat Smythe show jumping. LS. "Red Admiral" ridden by Alan Oliver. LS. "Earlsrath Rambler" ridden by Dawn Palethorpe. LS. "Echo" LV ridden by McMahon. Various high shots horses jumping:- "Dumbell" ridden by Williams, Pat Smythe on "Prince Hal," "November's Eve" ridden by W. McCully, "Posillipo" ridden by Lt. D'Inzeo (Italy), "Crewen" ridden by Peter Robeson, "Nizefella" ridden by W. White. "The Rock" ridden by Lt. Raimondo D'Inzeo (World Show Jumping Champion 1956). Crowd shots. Various shots of horses jumping. "Sunslave" ridden by Miss Anderson, Pat Smythe on "Prince Hal", almost falls and is disqualified, "Sudden" ridden by T. Barnes. MS. Queen presenting Cup to three winners in the ring.
Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 01/10/1956. Old record states, this item is Not for Commercial TV.