Happy Christmas: Eat, Drink and be Merry

Christmas is like any normal day here at Snelsmore. Unfortunately this year we are all struggling with a bad cold, so after caring for our animals I think we will sit down to a good meal, drink chilled champagne, and have a quite day in front of a roaring log fire and if Gemma gets…

It’s A Topsy Turvy Life.

Nutmegs Story. Nutmeg is a very special pony to us at Snelsmore. Nutmeg’s dam was Winchcombe Blueberry, affectionately known to us all as Topsy. Topsy was kind and gentle, a great character but not a show pony – she shone outside of the ring for us. Sadly, she always struggled with sore feet so spent most…

Website Update.

First 2017 foal flown the nest!!….. Sad farewell to little Usher today for both Daisy and I, as her best friend left for his new home with Lauren and her family. Umper and Umberto will follow soon, they are two very lucky boy’s having found a lovely home nearby and look forward seeing them flourish….

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…

Reading Sales 2017

We have three lots entered for Reading sales on the 18th of October. Details of these ponies are being added to my special new Reading Sales page. Please click here to visit the page and find out more information. If you want to contact us at all before the show, please email clifford.percy@btinternet.com and we’ll…

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…

Showing News: A Fantastic Twenty-Four Hours

What can I say about this pair that hasn’t already been said what a fantastic twenty-four hours they’ve had! Daniel and Lily started off at the Stretcholt Extravaganza with first place coloured Mountain & Moorland, first open Shetland and Mountain & Moorland Champion under Miss Marion Eaves, which qualified for the evening performance under Mr…

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…