*** Stoneybank Fell Ponies

Breeding Quality Fells in the South Shropshire Hills

This page is dedicated to ponies we have owned or bred who are now in new homes. We like to keep in touch with all ponies we sell and will update their pages and galleries with news and photos as we receive them.

STONEYBANK STAR

Date of birth: June 28 1996

SIRE: "BILLY"   DAM: MIDNIGHT STORM

Star is Storm's daughter by a gypsy cob.  In 2004 she produced our first foal, a filly , Stoneybank Black Amber by fell stallion, Wellbrow Raider.  I was very lucky to witness the birth by torchlight and what an amazing experience it was. Star was brought slowly back into work once Amber was weaned.

UPDATE 

Star now has a new home but she is literally only just down the lane. She is excelling herself as an allrounder and has wins to her credit in dressage, cross country and show jumping. She has also had two seasons hunting and is really living up to her name. We are very very proud of her.

 

Stoneybank Talisman

Date of birth: May 19 2007

SIRE: LOWTHWAITE MERLIN  DAM: LLANCLOUDY MINA

Talisman kept us waiting for his birth, but was certainly worth the wait. He has the best of his sire's good looks and his dam's wonderful temperament. Proving easy to train, Tali will make a good riding pony as he has lovely free paces and lots of enthusiasm.

UPDATE: Tali now has a lovely new home with Katrina and Allegra.  He is not too far away and we will keep in touch with him and update his gallery frequently.

 

TOWNEND DINKIE V (FP1798)

 Date of birth: May 1989

SIRE: LUNESDALE JERRY   DAM: TOWNEND DALLY III 

"Poppy" is a stunning 13.2hh whole black mare. Formerly a long distance driving pony she took to her new career as a riding pony in 1999 with a minimum of fuss although it took a while to convince her to walk to the left of the track and not leave room for her imaginary carriage!  She is a pony who knows her own mind and has an uncanny sense of geography, always knowing the shortest way home and she will show her disapproval by sulking with her ears back for about five minutes when she thinks you have turned her the wrong way. Luckily she soon cheers up and is a lovely forward going ride with a superb fell trot and a very enthusiastic jump too.

UPDATE

Poppy now has a new home with Julia and Colin and a new friend in Buttons, a bay New Forest mare.  She is only three miles away on the other side of the hill so I will be able to visit her often.

 

LYDVALE MEADOWSWEET (FP3957)

Date of birth: June 2 2003

SIRE: UNDERWOODS DRUMMER   DAM: BRACKLINN MAGGIE

"Maddy" arrived here in June 2006 and is proving to be a real character. She is a very active pony, probably the most enthusiastic pony we have.  She is always one of the first to the gate especially if she sees the hay coming!  She has a superb, floaty action which is very impressive to watch.  Maddy  has settled into the routine extremely well, becoming firm pals with Amber and Midnight and the three of them are rarely apart.

UPDATE

Maddy now has a new home with Lisa in Devon so she has returned to the county of her birth. I hope to have updates on her progress and will put any photos I receive of her in her gallery.

 

STONEYBANK SHAMROCK (FP4675)

Date of birth: May 3 2007

Shamrock aka Roxy is the filly that Freya promised us. She is a very feminine filly with a gorgeous pony head.  She is a delightful character who gets on well with everyone, human and equine.  

UPDATE

Roxy now has a lovely new home in Derbyshire with Rick and Mair.  Wishing you both the very best with this lovely little girl and look forward to hearing all her news in the future.

 

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