Here are the sires of our foals, some stallions we have owned, others have been kindly loaned.
Sire: Kerswell Sabre Dam: Kerswell Syrinx
Very pleased to have this well bred colt from Jane Dennis’s renowned Kerswell Stud. Sharif is a wonderful boy in every way. He has the most amazing, kind, laid back temperament and is a dream to handle.
Blue roan with 2 hind white socks.
Sire: South Sands Rhubarb Dam: Valentine Sukia
Our yearling colt – a super, well marked dun with minimal white and long white stockings. Pippin has been tested and confirmed as carrying the mushroom gene, inherited from his sire. He has good bone and conformation together with a wealth of mane and a lovely, friendly temperament. We look forward to licensing him at three years old and seeing the first foals from our homebred boy.
SOUTH SANDS RHUBARB - loaned by Courellis stud
Sire: Firth Honeyclover Dam: Toyhorse Dahlia
Rhubarb is the resident stallion at Courellis Stud, previously a stallion at Merrylees Stud. Kindly loaned to us in 2020 and sire of our 2021 foals. He produces top quality foals with good, old lines. Rhubarb is an absolute gent of a boy who passes his temperament and tremendous bone down to his stock. Grateful thanks to Danielle Ellis for the loan of this wonderful boy.
MERRIVILLE PRINCE CHARMING (NOW IN HOLLAND)
Sire: Kerswell Norseman
Dam: Merriville Pretzel
A super boy, bought as a foal, we ran him on and licensed him as a stallion. A grandson of Ron of North Wells, Prince gave us some lovely foals but having retained Tilly and Silvie and being unable to keep too many stallions, he was sold to Holland. He now leads an award winning driving team of six piebald shetlands.
gaterley creme de la creme (now in wales)
Sire: Gaterley Golden Fleece
Dam: Gaterley Golden Moment
Creme is a nice natured boy, a pleasure to have around. He’s the sire of 3 Kettlesnout fillies in 2017 and 3 fillies in 2020. Well done Creme 6/6 fillies.
corley oak easter bobby dazzler
LOANED BY CORLEY OAK STUD
Sire: Champlers Fairy Sovereign
Dam: Braywood Vanilla
Grateful thanks to Corley Oak Stud for the loan of Bob in 2016. He gave us more lovely foals, not least our cremello, Snowdrop, who we retained. Bob is looking great on this photo, being shown by Ali – she’s amazing at preparing ponies for showing, not easy getting that wealth of mane so clean!
Dilston piper (now in finland)
Sire: Park View Daniel
Dam: Myrtle of Bayfield
A lovely boy, sire of 8 foals at Kettlesnout including Evie. Bought as a foal from Dilston Stud in the same year as Prince, both were run on and licensed. He has a fantastic temperament, just like his wonderful dad.
Hermits Tom Thumb
(now in ireland)
Sire: Castlebrook Tom Thumb
Dam: Alfross September Delight
Super, well bred stallion, well mannered with a very nice nature, sired 3 foals for us before being sold to Ann at Celtic Chieftan Stud in Ireland. Gave us Elsa, Rupert Bear and Robin of Loxley. Tom’s sire, Castlebrook Tom Thumb, is a well regarded pony.
Gaterley golden fleece
Sire: Gamingay Midas
Dam: Shivas Marigold
A super boy. Sire of our 2018 foals here at Kettlesnout. Thanks to Janice and Linda for his kind loan in 2017. A well bred stallion with Birling bloodlines in his pedigree. He has has lovely progeny throughout Europe.
RED CEDAR FIREFLY BOBBY
Sire: Foxley’s Firefox
Dam: Abrilla Cordelia
Sire of our first foals, Cindy and Bambi. Kindly loaned by Geoff Buck, Merriville Stud.
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