Due to health issues (and neither of us getting any
younger ) we have been gradually reducing numbers here at Shadel. Whilst
we have no intention of retiring completely either from breeding,
Also : We have had a wonderful showing season in 2014 with two of our
beautiful girls, collecting many Championships and class wins along the
way. None of this would have been possible without the help of our good
friend Leanne Lacey, and her wonderful daughter Jess. Jess showed our
lovely Dancing in the Dark for most of the season, culminating in winning
are pleased to announce the purchase of their second American Shetland.
A Classic Filly,
The countdown has begun!
Shadel are happy to be out showing some of our own horses with great success this year!!
Shadel have been busy this spring helping out with the filming of a new TV series for the BBC.
Shadel are pleased to
announce the arrival of their first foal of 2013. Silver bay AMHA colt
September this year ( 2013) will see us moving
away from our usual show format to introduce a new Mare, Foal and Youngstock
show. There will be most of the usual qualifiers included, Shetland Pony
classes as well as our annual,
New foal born August 2012. Shadel Feathers Warpaint (pending)
By Bear Branch Mojhave
Feather out of Shadel Painted Sioux x Two. This guy is already sold ! '
New foal born October 2012. Shadel Jazzys Dreamsinger (pending)
By Golden Oak Dreamcatcher out of Hermits all that Jazz. This filly will be for sale in the spring
We are pleased to announce the purchase of our new filly. Green Creek Jros Zantana.
An American Shetland filly by Grahams Santana (below left) out of Michigans Brassy Lass.
She will be staying in the US to be shown on the Shetland circuit in 2013.
Thank you to Leeana Hackworth for allowing us to purchase this filly and for agreeing to show her next year
Shadel welcome a joint
venture between themselves and Golden Oak stud.
This boy will be for sale
We are thinking of running training days/clinics
in the South of England in the run up to the Spring shows.
Last foal for this year. Silver bay colt by
Dreamcatcher out of Painted Sedona. She certainly kept us
Shadel are happy to announce the safe arrival of our last foal from our senior broodmare, Tontika, by Dreamcatcher. A chestnut spotted colt, ' Shadel Who Spotted Me' . Mum and baby doing fine, and he is already sold !
Shadel are pleased to announce the purchase of the yearling filly Heart B Painted Kachina.
Second foal - Shadel Seen To Be Gold, our second filly This is our last Seahorse foal out of Hermits Patience
First foal for the 2011 season has arrived.
Shadel Catch The Painted Dream
Shadel would like to pay tribute to a very good
friend, both to us and to the Miniature Horse world in general.
When we first met him we were still showing our
Welsh Mountain stallion, but the arrival of the Miniatures caught
Shadel welcome their new colt from the US.
Hidden Timbers Winning Streak.
Shadel announce the purchase of their new colt Hidden Timbers Winning Streak. LWO+ splash white overo.
Thank you Melanie for entrusting us with this
boy. The first time Hidden Timber have exported overseas.
Superstar El Pampero achieved yet another major win this week when winning the World Breeds class at the New Forest Show. Made even more impressive due to the fact he was up against 3 Fresians, a Fjord, an Appaloosa, an American Standardbred and a Selle Francais ! What an achievement for a 14yr old Miniature Horse.
There will never be another like him. He then returned the following day to represent over 2500 horse entries in the Grand Parade which closes the show. Surely a first for the Miniature Horse world, and a major recognition from all our peers in the multitude of Breed Societies represented at this, one of the biggest shows on the County circuit.
To follow this up he went out on 1st August to
Lionhearts show and took the Miniature Horse Championship
in August he went firstly to Alresford
Agricultural show, duly winning his class, the following day he took
Shadel welcome their new filly, Pinetrees Uk Theifs Dancing in the Dark
AMHA filly by Fallen Ash Scouts Theif of Hearts
out of Windhaven Shes got the Rythm.
Second foal for 2010. Silver dapple colt by
Dreamcatcher out of Cream Bun, full brother to Shadel Silver Dream
First foal of 2010 for Shadel. Filly by Looking Glass Seahorse out of Hermits Inigma. This filly will be retained
RIP CDM Mystical Moonbeam (Missy). 2004-2009
Shadel would like to pay tribute to a fantastic
spotted pony and his equally lovely owner.
Congratulations to the Graham family on the safe
arrival of their new boy.
Our final arrival for this year is a filly by
Bear Branch Mojhave Feather out of Hermits Patience.
We are pleased to announce the second foal by Golden Oak Dreamcatcher has arrived.
Shadel Painted Savannah' is a silver chestnut and white colt by
Golden Oak Dreamcatcher out
At last.... a filly by Golden Oak Dreamcatcher out of Bear Branch Painted Baby Doll.
Silver bay with one blue eye...a carbon copy of her dam
We are pleased to announce the arrival of our third foal for this year. Meet Shadel Feather's Painted Black our first foal from 'Mojhave Feather'. Smoky silver black colt with one blue eye
Shadel's second, and long awaited, foal. A son
for El Pampero and Boltwood Pink Rose.
This one is most definitely a keeper ! Meet
Shadel El Padriano de Boda ( the Best Man) so named as
Congratulations to the Jones-Parry's on the safe delivery of their new colt. Sired by Shadel's Cowboy Too
And the second Cowboy Too colt for the Jones-Parry establishment - another silver colt
David is everything you could wish for in a son, and Gemma will compliment him completely
Doing 'our bit ' for International relations !
It was great to meet Nicki Dowdle from Millwood Miniatures and
More of Nicki's horses can be seen on her website ( on our links page).
Shadel want to thank the most wonderful mare for yet another top quality baby. Tanzivan Tontika, our foundation mare and herself a National Champion in her youth, dam of 'Shadel Seahorses Secret'.
As well as her son's great result today, she herself qualified for the South Western Veteran's Championship for 2009. Way to go girl !!'
Having spent two years wandering around enjoying
his 'retirement' El Pampero took a quiet trip out
Result ?? Two wins, 4 x second, Miniature horse Champion and driving pony champion !!
Congratulations to Emma on her successful day
with our stallion Golden Oak Dreamcatcher, Reserve
Congratulations to the Jones-Parry's for the
safe arrival of their newest addition.
Congratulations to the Jerram family on the safe
arrival of their new colt.( yet to be named).
Congratulations too to Sue Jerram for taking the Supreme Miniature Championship at Lionhearts show with Total Miracle. Miracle was bred here at Shadel
We took two fillies, Hermits All That Jazz and
Lewingales Sea Briar as examples of the type of Miniature Horses
Photograph courtesy of DAVID MASSOM - photographer
Wednesday 28th February
Update on Lucky ...
EL PAMPERO RETIRES FROM THE SHOW RING
Shadel pay tribute to the most
wonderful Mini that anyone could wish to own. At the Royal London Show 2006