Welsh Mountain Ponies – Section A

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A site dedicated to the beautiful
Penboeth Ellen
2000-2009

IN LOVING MEMORY OF

Emmarr de Medici 2016-2018

Emmarr Ti Amo 2016-2018

YOU WILL REMAIN IN MY HEART FOREVER

Now that we have been across rainbow bridge for a couple of months, they said we should write a letter home. We are sorry dad, but we’ve been so busy that we haven’t thought of home much. They said it’s okay and that you would understand. We hope you do.
Remember that morning when we were feeling unwell, and we were all crying? we don’t remember much, but we do remember seeing and hearing all of you and feeling your touch and cuddles… We remember hearing ‘We love you so much’ repeatedly and that one last command ‘you can go now’. we didn’t know what you meant, so we turned around and walked through the fog that was in front of us. We saw the biggest bridge ever! So many friends were on the other side, enjoying life, pain free. You were right to tell us we had to go here!
Our feet kept moving forward, but our hearts kept pulling us back. Your touches and words became fainter each step, We wanted to come back and nudge your hands for more love, but we were so overcome by this feeling of homeliness we took another step. we can’t explain it, but we had no doubt that it was the right thing to do.
We looked at you, because you were always by our side, walking with us, but this was different. We felt free, although you weren’t with us, we did not feel alone.
When we got here all our friends greeted us warmly. They gave us a pair of our own  wings and told us we are  now your ‘Guardian Angel’. We all have wings here and we all have Forever People to look over- that’s you DAD.
You’re my Forever Person and I’m your Forever Horse.
We will send another Earth Angel (La Viva and Fascination)
So, you won’t be alone. Give them your whole heart, like you gave us. We’ll check in ever so often to make sure they treasure your love- We always did. When your sad and miss us, think of a rainbow and know we are on the other side of it, waiting to walk with you again. We’ll always be in your heart. I love you, Dad! Time for me to go now…. Ti Amo & de Medici xxxxx

EMMARR STUD

 Is a small stud aiming to breed  true type Welsh Mountain Ponies.

We are a small stud situated in the beautiful Talley Valley being just 50 mins drive from the famous RWAS show ground.  I have had a passion for horses all my life and started life  in a riding school where l learnt the basics of riding.  I used to have hourly free horse rides in return for cleaning tack and mucking out stables.  I went on to be a head lad in a local riding school and then later went into racing working for Major Peter Cazalet who was the Queen Mother’s horse trainer..  It was during my time here that l learnt how to do things properly from having clean stables and tidy yard  to general management of the horse.  However we are always open to learning more and l have to say l have never stopped learning,  the knowledge some long term Welsh breeders share is incredible, and l am grateful for all the help everyone has given us.   Special thanks also go to all concerned with the High Horse Showing Society  who have been  great educators, friendly and most of all will always share their knowledge.

At the age of 16yrs l bought my first Point -To- Pointer after saving my wages for a whole year..! .  Point to Pointing was my life throughout my  teenage ,20’s 30’s years.  It wasn’t until year 2000  l decided to call it a day after  30+ glorious years.  It was at this time in 2000 we moved to beautiful Wales from the South Coast of England. We bought our first Welsh Mountain Pony from Llanybydder  sales as a companion pony.  It was from this point that both Michael and l  recognised and fell in love with these beautiful mischievious, hardy breed.  On buying our first few Welshies we also bought  a coloured cob type called Brenyn -Yr-Maes however it was certainly trial and error, having bought a Doylan, Togram, Penboeth and a Friars but we soon acknowledged that we were drawn more to the hill pony type .  A five year period elapsed, we learnt as much as we could, we went and watched at several shows, watching out for stock we liked for future reference.  We also needed to have some idea of what we were meant to be doing before we decided to start a Welsh Pony Stud.  We wanted to invest in what we considered to be good , well bred quality stock. It was so noticable the stock we liked and the stud progressed from there.  Since then it has always been our aim to breed ponies of true Welsh Mountain type, with good conformation, temperament, movement and with that certain Welsh attitude.  I think now we are totally addicted to this wonderful breed and can never see life without a Welsh Mountain Pony.

We  update this web site on a regular basis

For those local please look out for the local shows on the show list page

We hope you enjoy your visit to the site and we would like to meet each and everyone of you in person.  We hope one day we can achieve this

VISITORS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME TO THE STUD

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THERE IS NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS !!!

photograph courtesy of Nicola Hughes Memories photography


 

BALEDON MICHELANGELO AT RWAS 2016

Getting ready waiting for the farrier

PICTURES COURTESY OF EQUINEPIX

PICTURES OF DYFED CZAR  RWAS 2016

Getting ready waiting for the farrier

 

A poem written by a visitor friend to the stud on 16/4/16

A Place of Dreams

By Teresa Gee who
(Sadly passed away 1/1/17)

Wading through a sea of gold, striding  out onto green

One of the most wondrous sights, ever to be seen.

From barn to field come rain or shine, the little gems shine bright

Their massive personalities defy their modest height.

A tiny head will look your way a little ear is pricked

Big bright eyes watching, waiting and fingers will be licked.

A welcome from both man and beast don’t be misunderstood

You’ll not get better anywhere than the great Emmarr Stud.

 

The beautiful home of the

Emmarr Stud

OLDHOPE SIAN 2017

PONTGAM SWEETHEART 2017

 

EMMARR ENCHANTMENT

 

BLUEHAVEN DELFINA

 

Mares and foals enjoying the late spring 2016 sun

 

The beautiful son of Blackhill Picalo (Togram Jaybird)

This gelding was shown for the first time in 10 yrs and was 2nd reserve supreme champion

 BLUEHAVEN DINAH

EPPYNT VA VA VOOM

TILLYBO MOONFLOWER

PONTGAM SWEETHEART

OLDHOPE SIAN

 

THE STALLIONS

SENIOR STALLION

DYFED CZAR

Sire:- Dyfed Playwrite

Dam:- Dyfed Cinderella

 

 

 

JUNIOR STALLION

BALEDON MICHELANGELO

SIRE:- Baledon Sea Swallow

Dam:- Baledon Meganisa

Emmarr Fascination & Emmarr Ti Amo

 

JUDGING PHOTOGRAPHS

 

 

Pictures taken from the Radnor and West Herefordshire Hunt show 2017

Photographs courtesy of Equinepix

JUDGING AT SOUTH STAFF SHOW 25TH JUNE 2017

(Photograph courtesy of Julie Smith)

 

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