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2021


26th September 2020

The East Anglian Medal Show, the only show we went to in 2020. SUNWILLOW ZSA ZSA GABOR, Heniarth Question x Sunwillow Dido, 2nd in the Two and Three year old filly class and went on to be Overall 2 year old Champion, thank you Wayne Bailey for running her for me.

Sunwillow Zsa Zsa Gabor
Fae Loudoun Photography


August 2020

Sunwillow Sunwillow
Sunwillow Sunwillow
Some Sunwillow Geldings out having fun. From top left to right. Sunwillow Roscoe, Sunwillow Valentino, bottom left, Sunwillow William and Sunwillow Yarraman.




Sunwillow Yorkvale

4th June 2020

SUNWILLOW YORKVALE, Heniarth Question x Sunwillow Tulloona, 3 Year old gelding SOLD to lovely new home, thanks again to Abbie for producing him.


21st May 2020

SUNWILLOW YARRAMAN, Heniarth Question x Heniarth Yabadabadoo, 3 Year old gelding, SOLD, having sent two geldings up to Abbie, just 10 days ago to do some work rather than standing in our field. They seem to have come on leaps and bounds!

Sunwillow Yarraman


12th April 2020
All foals have arrived and on the same night! Both by Cascob Kite Sprite, and both fillies, very happy with these two and mares are well.

Sunwillow Sunwillow


22nd March 2020

What strange times, after such a wet winter, looking forwards to spring, we have now gone into shut down, like everyone else, due to COVID-19..... STAY SAFE.......



2020


10th November 2019

Tudor Rose Winter Show, SUNWILLOW XSPO, 1st Three year old colt class, Youngstock Champion, Section A Champion and Bronze Medal winner and Overall Supreme Champion of Show. Many thanks to Colin Tibbey and the team.

Sunwillow Xspo
Chameleon Photography


24th September 2019
SUNWILLOW XSPO babies.
Filly foal SUNWILLOW ANTONIA, Sold to a lovely home and colt foal, SUNWILLOW ALFONSO, about to set off for his journey to CANADA. We wish their new owners all the best.

Sunwillow Sunwillow

Sunwillow Xspo

28th August 2019

SUNWILLOW XSPO, Sunwillow Paris x Flydon Pelydryn, the sire of this years foals, 3 Year Old. 1st at Meorionded County Show. Many thanks to team Tibbey for showing him.







photo by equipix.


13th July 2019

Good day at the office! SUNWILLOW ZSA ZSA GABOR, Heniarth Question x Sunwillow Dido, shown by Peter de Rade. Zsa Zsa was Section A Youngstock Champion and went on to be Reserve overall Youngstock Champion at Tivyside WP&CS Medal Show.

Sunwillow Zsa Zsa Gabor

Lawkholme Tyrion

17th July 2019

THE ROYAL WELSH SHOW,
LAWKHOLME TYRION, by SUNWILLOW XSPO out of SUNWILLOW TITANIA, this smart colt came 2nd in the colt foal class, well done to the Fielding family who bred him.


30th June 2019

SUNWILLOW ZSA ZSA GABOR, Heniarth Question x Sunwillow Dido, shown by Peter de Rade, coming 2nd in a very strong class at Ceredigion Silver Medal Show.

Sunwillow Zsa Zsa Gabor

Cascob Kite Sprite

2nd May 2019

Many thanks to John and Beryl Papworth for letting me use CASCOB KITE SPRITE over a few of our mares. He is by CASCOB RED KITE by CASCOB SILVER SPRITE.Just love this ponies bone and he can move.



29th April 2019
All foals have arrived both by our young stallion SUNWILLOW XSPO, a filly out of SUNWILLOW TULLOONA and a colt out of SUNWILLOW IMOGEN.Very happy with these two!

Sunwillow Sunwillow


2019

27th November 2018

Royal Welsh Winter Fair, saw this lovely photo of yearling colt, SUNWILLOW YARRAGON, Heniarth Question x Sunwillow Imogen, with his owner Jamie Nottingham.

Sunwillow Yarragon
Photo by 1st Class Images

25th August 2018

SUNWILLOW PARIS, Dukeshill Magnum x Sunwillow Dido, shown by Peter de Rade, winning his class at Talybont Medal show.

Sunwillow Paris

Sunwillow Walter

15th June 2018

ROYAL THREE COUNTIES SHOW, SUNWILLOW WALTER,owned by the Delami Stud, went Section A Champion and Silver Medal winner. Then went Overal Reserve Supreme Cuddy Qualifyer. Many congratulations.


24th May 2018
All foals have arrived and very happy with this bunch. Top left FILLY Sunwillow Paris x Flydon Pelydryn, Top right FILLY Heniarth Question x Sunwillow Dido, Bottom left COLT Heniarth Question x Sunwillow Imogen, Bottom right FILLY Heniarth Question x Sunwillow Venus.

Sunwillow Sunwillow
Sunwillow Sunwillow

Sunwillow Walter

22nd April 2018

SUNWILLOW WALTER, owned by the Delami Stud, winning 2&3 year old colt Class and going onto be Champion and Bronze winner at East Midlands WPCS, well done team Waller!


28th February 2018

Snow at Sunwillow with the mares in their winter field.

Sunwillow Mares

2018

Happy Christmas

20th November 2017

The last 2 foals to be weaned. Sunwillow Yarraman and seen here Sunwillow Yesteryear with her dam Sunwillow Dido, back when we had some grass! Many thanks to Lynda Calcutt for helping this time of year, such a help.

Sunwillow Yesteryear

Sunwillow wALTER

27th August 2017

NORTH WESTERN WPCA, SUNWILLOW WALTER, owned by the Delami Stud, (Sunwillow Dido x Delami Darth Vader), 1st 2&3 year old colt class, congratulations.


17th August 2017

SUNWILLOW XSPO, Flydon Pelydryn x Sunwillow Paris, last show of the season, ANGLESEY COUNTY SHOW, 1st yearling colt class. Many thanks to Colin Tibbey and the team for producing him so well.

Sunwillow Xspo

Sunwillow Mimosa

12th August 2017

19th INTERNATIONAL WELSH SHOW, held in Holland, SUNWILLOW MIMOSA, owned by Maarten Koele, SUNWILLOW DIDO X SUNWILLOW GALONG, 3rd in the mare class, congratulations.


26th July 2017
ROYAL WELSH SHOW


I was unable to go this year, but Sunwillow ponies kept the side up! SUNWILLOW TROY, 5th in young Stallion class. SUNWILLOW WILLIAM, 9th in 2year old colt class and seen here SUNWILLOW VENUS, 13th in a very strong 3 year old filly class. Many thanks to Lauren Wren for showing her.

Sunwillow VerityPhoto 1st Class Images

8th July 2017

SUNWILLOW XSPO,at GWYNYNEDD BREED MEDAL SHOW, where he came 1st in the Yearling Colt class, He also came 1st at the SCOTTISH HORSE SHOW, a few weeks later.

Sunwillow Xspo
Photo by Bluebells Photography

22nd June 2017

LINCOLN COUNTY SHOW, SUNWILLOW XSPO, by SUNWILLOW PARIS, 2nd in yearling colt/filly class. He was also 2nd at ROYAL CORNWALL SHOW.

18th June 2017

CWPCA Silver Medal Show, Rhosbrenin Siani, owned by Gerallt Hughes, by SUNWILLOW PARIS, 1st 3 year old filly class, congratulations to all.

Rhosbrenin Siani

Sunwillow VerityPhoto LRG-Photography

18th June 2017

SEWPCA Summer Show, with SUNWILLOW VERITY, Heniarth Question x Sunwillow Questa, 2nd 2 & 3 Year old Filly. Thanks to Lauren Wren for showing her.


30th May 2017

Finally our last foal is born, a very smart colt out of Heniarth Yabadabadoo by Heniarth Question, this is as close as I can get at the moment, very proud mum!

Sunwillow Y.....

15th May 2016

SUNWILLOW XSPO,(Sunwillow Paris x Flydon Pelydryn) Yearling Colt, NEWARK AND NOTTS COUNTY SHOW, where he came 1st in the yearling colt class and went on to be Youngstock Champion. Photo taken by 1st class images at Glanusk Show where he came 4th. Many thanks to Jess for showing him he looks like he was flying!

Sunwillow Xspo

30th April 2017
SEWPC SHOW where SUNWILLOW VERITY, came 2nd in the 3year old Filly class, her first ever show. Thank you to Lauren Wren for showing her.

Sunwillow Troy

23rd April 2017

LAMPETER STALLION SHOW, with SUNWILLOW TROY, Thistledown Olympic Boy x Sunwillow Imogen (Owned by Harold Zoet) having already been out and gained a first, seen here coming 4th in a strong stallion class. (photo by D.Waller)

15th April 2017
YNYS MON PONY SHOW, SUNWILLOW XSPO, out at his first show and went very well, he won the yearling colt class and went on to be Reserve Champion. Many thanks to Colin Tibbey for showing him.

29th March 2017

First foal, 10 days early, A COLT..... but very pleased with this chap, by Heniarth Question out of Sunwillow Imogen.They are in the orchard at the moment as only place with grass, so learning to gallop around the trees!

Sunwillow Y.....

2017

Happy Christmas

23rd October 2016
Weaned foals being very interested in Tigs! Nearest is colt SUNWILLOW XCALIBAR (Rowfantina Ottoman x Sunwillow Imogen) on the right is SUNWILLOW XSPO(Sunwillow Paris x Flydon Pelydryn)

Sunwillow Xcalibar Sunwillow xspo

27th August 2016

SUNWILLOW TROY, (Thistledown Olympic Boy x Sunwillow Imogen) winning a strong Stallion class in Holland, owned and shown by Yvette and Harold Zoet. Considering he is still only a 4 year old, he is doing very well in open stallion classes.

Sunwillow Troy

Sunwillow William

7th August 2016

SUNWILLOW WILLIAM, (Delami Darth Vader x Heniarth Yabadabadoo) yearling colt, owned and produced by Abbie Devenney winning at EQUI-STARS SHOW.


5th June 2016
RUTLAND COUNTY, this time it was the Stallion, SUNWILLOW KINGLAKES' turn! (Pendock Legend x Sunwillow Dido) He won the Royal International Open A & B, beautifully produced and ridden by Megan Hewitt, well done to all.

Sunwillow Kinglake

29th May 2016

HAMBLETON SHOW, where Brian Tompson who owns SUNWILLOW MIMOSA, (Sunwillow Galong x Sunwillow Dido), showed her today where she won her class and was Reserve Champion, winning her first Bronze Medal, congratulations to all.

Sunwillow Mimosa

1st May 2016

SUNWILLOW WALTER, yearling colt, Delami Darth Vader x Sunwillow Dido, seen here winning the Championship at Midlands WPCA Show, winning his first Bronze Medal and he went on to be Reserve Overall Champion of the Show. Many congratulations to the Waller family who own and show him.

Sunwillow Walter

6th March 2016
First outing for SUNWILLOW PARIS as a mature stallion, (Dukeshill Magnum x Sunwillow Dido) he enjoyed himself and came 1st in a mixed MandM class. Many thanks to Abbie Devenney for producing him.

Sunwillow Paris

Sunwillow Paris

6th February 2016
Two photos of Sunwillow Dido boys, 4 year old, stallion, Sunwillow Tiberius, in Holland and Yearling colt Sunwillow Walter, sold to the Delami Stud. Both in their winter woolies but looking forwards to how these two progress!

Sunwillow Tiberius

Sunwillow Walter


2016

Sunwillow Venus

26th September 2015

FAYRE OAKS SALE, The weather was beautiful and I had a great time with good friends, totally exhausting to say the least! We took 3 ponies, mixed feelings with the prices, but all sold to great homes. Sunwillow Questa, to the Pinewell Stud, Sunwillow Trinity to a lovely family in Wales and Sunwillow Washington to Holland, we wish them all the best with their new owners.

Sunwillow Questa

Sunwillow Trinity

Sunwillow Washington


21-22nd July 2015

THE ROYAL WELSH, with SUNWILLOW JUBILEE, coming 1st in the Senior Stallion class and going on to be Reserve Male. While SUNWILLOW VALENTINO was pulled in 7th and went up to 4th, very pleased with that. Our fillies were not the judges cup of tea, but I love this photo of SUNWILLOW VENUS, thanks Abbie for showing her so well.

Sunwillow Venus

4th July 2015
This time in France with the mare, SUNWILLOW MUDGEE, owned by Aurelie Tuduri, Sunwillow Galong x Sunwillow Valbella, coming 1st Section A Champion and Reserve Overall Supreme Champion. A big well done to all!

Sunwillow Jubilee

2nd July 2015
THE ROYAL NORFOLK, with SUNWILLOW JUBILEE, coming 1st Section A Stallions, Section A Champion. Supreme Welsh Champion, Supreme Mountain and Morland Champion and Reserve Cuddy.A big well done to all!

Sunwillow Jubilee

24th June 2015

CHESHIRE COUNTY SHOW, with SUNWILLOW VENUS, who did us proud and came 4th in a very strong yearling filly class. While SUNWILLOW KINGSLAKE, won a huge Section A ridden HOY Qualifier class. Congratulations to Megan Hewitt and owner Clive Johnston.

Sunwillow Venus

Sunwillow Kinglake

19th June 2015
SOUTH OF ENGLAND SHOW, with the 2 half brothers out of SUNWILLOW DIDO, the man himself, SUNWILLOW JUBILEE, 1st and Champion, with SUNWILLOW VALENTINO, 3rd in the Yearling filly/colt class.

Photo by Anne FisherSunwillow Jubilee

Photo by Spidge Event PhotographySunwillow Valentino

31st May 2015

BEST OF BRITISH SHOW, Abbie showed SUNWILLOW VENUS, she came 1st in the Yearling filly class and went on to be Reserve Section A Champion.

Sunwillow Venus

16th May 2015

North Eastern WPCA, SUNWILLOW VENUS, 1st in the Yearling Filly class, many thanks to Abbie for showing her.


Sunwillow Venus

26th April 2015

SUNWILLOW VENUS on the left, shown at NPS Area 4 coming 1st Yearling A/B and Overall Reserve Supreme Welsh Champion. Many thanks to Abbie Devenney for producing her.


20th April 2015

Our 2nd foal born, Sunwillow Valentino has a half brother, Delami Darth Vader x Sunwillow Dido, smart colt with great markings.
Photo taken a few hours old

Sunwillow colt

Photo by Chameleon Photography

Sunwillow Valentino

12th April 2015

Northern All Welsh Show, SUNWILLOW VALENTINO, 1st in the Yearling Colt class, many thanks to team Tibbey, for showing him.


Sunwillow Colt

25th March 2015

SUNWILLOW W....., first foal born 2015. He is by Rowfantina Ottoman x Sunwillow Imogen. We like him so much we have sent the mare back to Ottoman.
Photo taken 7 days old.


2015

13th December 2014

Heinkenszand Foal Show,Holland. RHOSBRENIN HEDYDD, a colt foal by SUNWILLOW PARIS, won his class and went on to be Reserve Section A Champion. Bred by Gerallt Hughes and sold to Holland.

Photo by

Rhosbrenin Hedydd

22nd October 2014
SUNWILLOW VALBELLA, born in April 1988, by Ryall Seneddwr (a son of Clan Pip) out of Sunwillow Quest (a daughter of Coed Coch Salsbri). Sold as a foal and bought back in 2002, dam of Silver and Bronze Medal winners. Her legacy remains in the stud, via S. Karara, Tulloona and Venus. She did us proud RIP Valbella.

Sunwillow Valbella

Coed Coch Salsbri x Sunwillow Bernina line

19th September 2014
We had a very enjoyable stud visit from the South Western Association. It gave me a chance to seperate the two lines of ponies I have, the Coed Coch Salsbri x Sunwillow Bernina and the Coed Coch Norman x Sunwillow Bernina, which I found interesting! We had some lovely comments about the ponies and our new Jack Russel puppy was much admired!

colt foal

colt foal

4th July 2014
First foal from Sunwillow Questa, who is by Idyllic Entrepreneur. A filly foal by Heniarth Question, she took her time coming but I believe worth the wait!

Questa with foal

Filly foal

Photo by Peter Fielding

Sunwillow Titania

8th June 2014

Cheshire County Show, very pleased that SUNWILLOW TITANIA, came 2nd in the 2 year old filly class. Many thanks for Liesl Burt for showing her so well.

Sunwillow Filly

10th May 2014

A filly foal born, by Thistledown Blue Moon X Sunwillow Karara, I believe she will stay cream/palamino. I went away for a weekend, first in ages and the mare decided to foal as soon as I left, showing no signs etc., but my brother was a star and helped get her and foal in.



23rd April 2014

This seasons stud stallion arrives, DELAMI DARTH VADER, Pendock Legend x Idyllic Pebbles. Many thanks to Mark and Liz Killbey for loaning me this stallion. I have admired his stock and look forwards to see what this cross produces.

Delami Darth Vader

15th April 2014
New kid on the block! Another boy but so happy with him, Heniarth Yarra Glen x Sunwillow Dido, we are on V....'s this year.

colt foal

colt foal


Flydon Pelydryn

8th April 2014

New arrival to Sunwillow Stud. FLYDON PELYDRYN, this photo was taken when she was a yearling, she is now 14 and she and Dido have become the best of mates!



16th March 2014
At last some signs of spring, with a new foal by SUNWILLOW PARIS, many thanks to the Rhosbrenin Stud for sending us this photo.

colt foal

colt foal

Sunwillow Roscoe

6th February 2014

Margaret Lucus sent me this lovely photo of SUNWILLOW ROSCOE (Sunwillow Galong x Heniarth Yabadabadoo), who looks like he is doing well having just been out covering mares at his home in Australia at the Dalgangle Stud.



2014


Sunwillow Supernova

28th September 2013

FAYRE OAKS HIGH FLYER, a photo of Simon (Supernova) in the ring, he has gone to a lovely home, we wish his new owners all the best.



25th August 2013
EDENBRIDGE AND OXTED SHOW, great news while I was away on holiday. SUNWILLOW TULLOONA, shown by Liesl Burt, came 1st and went Champion A, winning a bronze medal, then went on to be Reserve Supreme Champion. A great day many thanks to all.


Sunwillow Rochester

11th August 2013
NATIONAL WELSH CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW, I really enjoyed this show, met up with friends, this was also SUNWILLOW ROCHESTER'S last show I had entered him for and he did me proud. In a huge Gelding Championship Class, he came 3rd and was the only Section A to be pulled forward in the last 5.


Sunwillow Quince

13th July 2013
TENDRING AGRICULTURAL SHOW, our local show and a lovely sunny day. SUNWILLOW QUINCE, won her class in the Open Small Mountain & Morland, and went on to be Reserve Champion Mountain & Morland.

Photo by Peter French

Sunwillow Rochester

9th June 2013
EWPCS MEDAL SHOW. I took to the ring with SUNWILLOW ROCHESTER came 1st in the 2&3 Year Old Filly and Gelding Class, winning highest placed gelding. Then went on to win the Millcroft Overall Gelding Championship.


Photo taken just before the bad weather set in!

Sunwillow Tuloona

7th June 2013
SOUTH OF ENGLAND, terrible weather but very pleased with the result! SUNWILLOW TULLONA, 1st Yearling Filly and Reserve Champion, shown by Liesl Burt.


Sunwillow Ulysees

1st June 2013

The stud feels very empty with mares away at stud, but here is Heniarth Yabadabadoo with her son, Sunwillow Ulysses, by Sunwillow Paris, enjoying the sun, but missing his playmate!


29th May 2013

SUFFOLK COUNTY SHOW, showing season in full swing, SUNWILLOW ROCHESTER was 2nd in the 2&3 year old colt, filly and gelding class. He went on to be Reserve Overall Millcroft Gelding Champion. SUNWILLOW TULLONA was 2nd in the Yearling colt, filly and gelding class.

Sunwillow Tullona

6th May 2013
HOME COUNTIES SPRING SHOW. Very pleased with the first outing of SUNWILLOW TULLONA, our yearling filly winning her class. SUNWILLOW ROCHESTER won the gelding class. Also, SUNWILLOW JUBILEE, won the stallion class and went on to be Section A Champion, so good day all round.

Both photos taken by iVisualise PhotographySunwillow Tullona
SUNWILLOW TULLONA

Sunwillow Rochester
SUNWILLOW ROCHESTER


1st May 2013
First 2 foals have arrived by SUNWILLOW PARIS, both colts but very pleased with them. I have to find some good names starting with U....!

Sunwillow U...
Out of Heniarth Yabadabadoo

Sunwillow U...
Out of Sunwillow Karara

14th April 2013

NORSE SPRING SHOW, I have finally taken to the ring with my 3 year old gelding SUNWILLOW ROCHESTER! He was 2nd here and also 2nd at the EWPCS Spring show. He is still very hairy and not in total showing condition, so I am very pleased with him. We are still under water and it is quite a mission to clean all the mud stains!

Sunwillow Rochester


Sunwillow

Sunwillow

1st March 2013
Our New Addition, so excited.....Well worth the wait, I now have my own horsebox, many thanks to Lynda Calcutt for lending me her box over the years!!! Already been out to collect hay.



Sunwillow Paris
20th February 2013

SUNWILLOW PARIS, at 6.30 in the morning about to start his long journey to Anglesey, Wales. He has been leased by the Rhosbrenin Stud, to cover their mares for this season. We wish them every success.

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