September 2006.....a Dartmoor .......Valepark Rothchild
Sire: Langfield Roth Dam: Plovers Dainty Dish
Mini Champion Ridden and Reserve Supreme In Hand September 2006. In 2007 Tonka was busy teaching his jockey to gallop and jump; not a big lover of shows he went to a grand total of seven winning a number of classes and qualifying for the Glyn Greenwood In Hand (shown by P.S. Hadwen, aged eight); PUK Novice Lead Rein; NCPA In Hand and Lead Rein; Ultimate Showcase; Premier RC Champs and RC Supreme Champs. Also Eldwick RC Lead Rein Points Champion 2007, having only contested three out of four shows. 2008 A nice surprise! Dartmoor Pony Society Top Spec National Performance Competition - Valepark Rothchild 2nd in the lead rein section. With thanks to Miss Claire and Mrs Shirley Jubb for allowing us to have'Tonka' on loan
Llevik St Hellier
Welsh Section A (1989)
Sire: Llevik Astra Dam: Tyisha Caradog
'Storm' was a late starter, but enjoyed his outings to a handful of RC and Agricultural shows in 2003 and 2004. Winner of Lead Rein, M&M ridden and in hand classes, not forgetting the occasional bonny pony and fancy dress class! With many thanks to Vanessa Ingoe and Alex for letting us have Storm as a play pony.
At the National Pony Show Summer 2004
Supreme Ridden Champion in Show Eldwick RC Open Show September 2004, rider five year old P.S. Hadwen.
Pictures from the Archives
Watworth Bethany (1986 - 1999)
Welsh Section C
Sire: Bronyllwyn Black Magic Dam: Llanfair Gay Girl
7th Horse of the Year Show 1992; 2nd Horse of the Year Show 1993; WPCS Section C National Performance Champion (twice); Reserve Supreme and Section C Champion WPCS Performance Show 1993; Champion Ridden and winner WHP Ponies UK Summer Champs on more than one occassion. Winner cross country, showjumping, dressage. Highest score in her arena at BHS RC Area Competition 1992 and seventh at the National Championships. A true friend....still very sadly missed.
Rocky Spray (1965 - 1991)
British Riding Pony
Sire: Silver Spray (PBW) Dam: Rocky (NF)
Champion herself in hand, ridden and WHP, winner cross country and showjumping. Dam of the very successful Keston Virginia a Champion Riding Pony and HOYS finalist on a number of occasions in the 1970s. Also dam of Roxanna's Jade (1974 - ? )and Roxanna's Jazz (1982 - 1988).
Roxanna's Jazz (1982 - 88)
Roxanna's Final Affair (1988)
Show Hunter Pony/WHP (Welsh/TB/NF)
Sire: Llanarth Brenin Siarl Dam: Rocky Spray
Pictured above as a two year old, a yearling and a foal. Champion and winner in hand, including best 142cm SHP, and merit award, in her class at PUK Summer Champs 1990. Many wins in her novice season under saddle as a four year old, including Supreme Champion Ridden Pony (rider Erain Ogozalek) In her senior years she lead the way in the hunting field, as well as notching up a string of wins in hunter trials and one day events.
Roxanna's Final Affair, at the meet, ready for the off and enjoying life to the full. Christmas Eve 2003.
PRIOR TO 1989 PART- BRED PONIES CARRIED THE ROXANNA'S PREFIX AS OPPOSED TO HIGHFOX.
A Blast from the Distant Past
Some personal memories.
Stocks Folly (1964? - 1987)
128 cm tri-coloured 'native' gelding. Great fun across country and successful showjumping. Any information about his breeding gratefully received....... your guess is as good as mine!
Sire: Pontac Princely Lad (NF by Burton Starlight) Dam: Beauty (Dartmoor)
128cm (approx) brown/black mare (property of Mr. R. Deadman) Much loved and never forgotten.