Reading Sales update: A win for Thumbelina

Snelsmore Thumbelina, our yearling filly entered for Reading has never been away from home before so we took her to the Chiltern group Autumn show for some much-needed experience before Reading sale. Not really surprised  that she took it all in her stride jumping up the ramp before we even got the doors opened then…

IMHPS Show: Supreme Shetland of the year for Spectre.

We decided to venture into the Miniature horse world and compete at the college Equestrian centre, Keysoe for the Miniature Horse of the year. We entered the Shetland qualifying classes early in the day under Linzi Cave and all qualified, so got a chance to dress up for the evening performance. It turned out to…

Royal London show: Our Royal Lily

Whilst Cliff and I were away having fun organising our SSPG group show, we sent Daniel and Lily off to Royal London to represent team Snelsmore and what a day they had!! Firstly, winning the miniature Shetland mare class and then winning the M&M Small breeds which qualified them for the evening performance. So, in…

The Downs group show: A fun day for everyone.

A lovely day at the Downs group show. Snelsmore Mystique was Reserve Miniature Champion and her bay filly foal  Snelsmore Uylana having her first experience in the show ring was Reserve Champion foal. Snelsmore Sienna was Junior Champion at this show for the second year in a row what an amazing result for this lovely…

Stretcholt Equestrian centre: A worthwhile Journey south

Its the second time this year we made the long journey south to Stretcholt Equestrian centre, this time for their summer show under Mrs V Hampton. It turn out to be good day with a win for our strawberry roan filly Snelsmore Sophia, a Junior Championship  with Snelsmore Shamrock, Senior Championship for Merrylees Nuggett and…

Edenbridge Agricultural show: Our Lucky Shamrock

It was a rather longer journey than we had expected to Edenbridge Agricultural show this year it made Scotland seem easy, even following the diversion signs due to closed road ahead wasn’t straight forward, still got lost so needed to call on the help of Daniel and he’s waze app on his sat nav to…

Okehampton Agricultural show: Homeward bound

I was born in Hatherleigh just outside Okehampton so it was especially nice to go back to my home town to show our ponies and catch up with family, I only wish my mum was still around to have seen me compete, she always loved watching the ponies. The day started well with no hold…

Chiltern group show & NPS Area 20: Busy weekend of showing

Fantastic start to our weekend of showing: Saturday was a fairly easy day for Cliff and I, we took three boys for an outing at the Area 20 NPS show held at the south of England showgroud. Despite the rain Snelsmore Nevada was Miniature Champion and Reserve Supreme, Snelsmore Spectre and Snelsmore Rembrandt second and…

Royal Welsh Show: Great day for Querl

Even though it’s always a long tiring day at the Royal Welsh its still one of my favourite shows, so many beautiful ponies of all breeds forward to the rings. Another fantastic result for Snelsmore. A  first, second, third and Reserve Miniature Champion, What can I say about this young mare, Snelsmore Querl apart from…