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POPPY

This is an Irish mare, who was imported as a showjumper. Since coming to Witham Villa she has been trained in dressage, to Elementary level. She takes part in all pony club events. She went to the national final of the Riding Schools competition 2009, and also to the Pony Club Centre national championships where she had top 10 placings. She currently competes in unaffiliated dressage and in the BD Team Quest competitions. A lovely pony who is a riding school favourite and is equally happy being ridden by beginner riders.

Height: 12.2 Hands High

Colour: Dun

Year of Birth: 2001

Stable Name: POPPY

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SUSKI

A bay mare. A great all round pony who is fun to ride. She takes part in all riding school and pony club activities. In 2008 she competed in the Pony Club Centre National Finals in Derbyshire. In 2010 she went to the Pony Club championships again, with her riders finishing 9th and 8th in their respective sections, and the team finishing in 6th place.

Height: 13.2 Hands High

Colour: Bay

Year of Birth: 2001

Stable Name: SUSKI

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PENNWOOD SWYNNOL

Registered Welsh Section B mare, who has been a child's pony taking part in Pony Club activities and showing.Coco came 1st in the Pony Club Dengie Dressage Novice preliminary round and qualified for the area final in 2012. She is trained to Elementary level dressage.

In 2015 she was the runner up in the 12 & Under Section of the British Horse Society National Riding Schools Competition, comprising dressage and show jumping.She competed in Affiliated dressage at Prelim and Novice level in 2016 alongside taking part in riding lessons and pony club activities here at Witham Villa. We are pleased to report that she qualified for the British Dressage Prelim winter regionals.

Coco is now a working livery at Witham Villa.

Height: 13.2 Hands High

Colour: Bay

Year of Birth: 2001

Stable Name: COCO

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PRESTON

A lovely bay pony who was imported from Ireland, joining the Witham Villa team in 2011. Preston takes part in all activities at Witham Villa. Preston has qualified for the National Final of the BHS Riding Schools Competition every year since 2013.

Height: 14 Hands High

Colour: Bay

Year of Birth: 2006

Stable Name: PRESTON

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JAYS GREY


A talented JC jumping pony competed BSJA with winnings of £600 actual, £500 notional. Bold at cross country and good at dressage, he has hunted and attended Pony Club rallies. A super pony that hacks on his own or in company. Jay is a lovely pony and takes part in all riding school activities.

Height: 14.1 Hands High

Colour: Grey

Year of Birth: 1998

Stable Name: JAY

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HOLLY

A bay mare. Holly came to Witham Villa in May 2002. Previously she had been a working livery at another riding school. She has also bred a foal. She competes in unaffiliated show jumping and dressage and qualified for the regional final of the Your Horse/Uk Riders Dressage in 2005. She represented Witham Villa in the National Final of Puffa and British Horse Society National Riding Schools Competition in 2007. Holly is now a working livery and is a lovely horse to learn to ride on.

Height: 14.2 Hands High

Colour: Bay

Year of Birth: 1994

Stable Name: HOLLY

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HARRISON

A super pony who has taken part in show jumping competitions and pony club activities prior to coming to Witham Villa. He has been schooled to further his dressage since coming to Witham and he came first in the Prelim competition in May with 68%. He now takes part in dressage competitions as well as show jumping and cross country.

He has successfully competed in the University BUCS team competitions in the jumping section.

In 2019 he is being competed in affiliated dressage starting at Prelim level.

Height: 15 Hands High

Colour: Dark Bay

Year of Birth: 2002

Stable Name: HARRISON

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CAVANS CHARM

Charm is a livery at Witham Villa. He was imported from Ireland, he has hunted and been used as a pony club pony previously. He is now not in the school

Height: 15 Hands High

Colour: Skewbald

Year of Birth: 2003

Stable Name: CHARM

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MADAME BRIOT

Holly is on a long term loan to witham Villa, she has previously been registered with British Dressage and competed at Novice and Elementary level. She qualified for the Open Regionals of the Pony Club Dengie Dressage League ridden by Michaela McKinder in 2010.

Height: 15.2 Hands High

Colour: Bay

Year of Birth: 1991

Stable Name: HOLLY B

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CROSSDRUM DEXTER

Dexter is an Irish Sport Horse. He had taken part in all disciplines prior to coming to Witham Villa.

He has been competed at Prelim and Novice level dressage by Alison West, never gaining less than 60%. He has qualified previously for the Regional Final of the UK Riders competition.

He takes part in the dressage section of the University BUCS competitions.

Height: 15.2 Hands High

Colour: Chestnut

Year of Birth: 2005

Stable Name: DEXTER

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VICTOR

Victor was imported from Holland in December 2012, having taken part in dressage and jumping there. He is a KWPN Dutch Warmblood.

He competes in the University BUCS competitions.

Ridden by Alice Watson, he was the winner of the 18 and over section of the British Horse Society Riding Schools Competition in 2014 which included dressage and jumping.

He is now competing in Affiliated Dressage at Elementary and Medium level with Alison West and they are qualified for the Elementary Silver Summer Regionals and Medium Bronze Area Festival in 2019.

Height: 16.1 Hands High

Colour: Bay

Year of Birth: 2002

Stable Name: VICTOR

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CAVALIER HERO

Ceasar has had success competing in unaffiliated show jumping and cross country. He has also competed in Affiliated Dressage to elementary level.

He has competed as part of the Witham Villa team at the Pony Club Centre National Finals, with his two riders each achieving 5th in their individual sections and overall 6th team place.

He has competed in the Show Jumping section of the University BUCS competitions.

He competed again in Affiliated dressage in 2015 with one of our junior trainees.

In 2019 he competed at the National Final of the BHS Riding Schools Competition and was one of the horses presented to Princess Anne

Height: 16.2 Hands High

Colour: Bay

Year of Birth: 1997

Stable Name: CAESAR

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RABBOENI de HAAR

Ben was imported from Holland in the autumn of 2005. He competed in Holland in dressage and show jumping.

Ben has competed with one of our Witham Villa Junior Trainees, Thomas, in Affiliated Dressage at elementary level. The combination qualified for the National Final of the Puffa and British Horse Society Riding Schools competition 2007 where we were delighted that they finished in 2nd place in the 17 years and under section. He was also a finalist in 2009 as well as going to the Pony Club Championships.

In 2011 he got to the National finals of the Pony Club Dengie Dressage league at Novice level ridden by Alice Watson. At the National Final of the BHS Equitation Competition he finished in 2nd place with Alice. In 2013 he was ridden at the BHS National Final in both the 17& Under section and the 18+.

He is competed in the Show Jumping Section of the University BUCS first team competition.

In 2015 he finished in 4th place in the 18&Over section at the BHS National final.

Height: 16.2 Hands High

Colour: Bay

Year of Birth: 1998

Stable Name: BEN

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MONSOLEIL

Monty was born 22 May 2006. By Sunny Boy (Donnerhall/Sandro Hit)out of Monamie (Monsun - Grade A SJ, Prix St Georges dressage).

Monty qualified for the BD Summer Regionals at Preliminary Level ridden by Serina Gonchakov. He won the Sheepgate Tack and Togs Preliminary Championship in May 2013, and finished 6th in the Novice Championship. He qualified for the winter 2013 regionals at Novice level. Currently competing in BD Elementary and qualified for the summer 2015 and winter regionalsRegionals in the Gold section. Qualified for Elementary Silver Summer Regionals 2017. Training medium with a change at home.

He has competed in the university BUCS A team competition in the dressage section. Monty also takes part in show jumping and enjoys cross country.

Height: 16.2 Hands High

Colour: Bay

Year of Birth: 2006

Stable Name: MONTY

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BREEZE

A lovely bay gelding, Breeze has a fabulous temperament and takes part in all activities here at Witham Villa.

He has competed in unaffiliated dressage to Novice level and also enjoys jumping and cross country.

He has qualified for the National Final of the BHS Riding Schools Competition every year since 2015.

In 2019 he is competing in Affiliated Dressage at Prelim and Novice.

Height: 15 Hands High

Colour: Bay

Year of Birth: 1998

Stable Name: BREEZE

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MAESGWYN HAPPY DAY

Daisy is a very sweet Welsh Section A Pony, she loves attention from children and being fussed and groomed. She takes part in all Pony Club activities including camp and enjoys taking part in the riding lessons here.

Height: 12 Hands High

Colour: Grey

Year of Birth: 2010

Stable Name: DAISY

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PIK BUZZ

British Hannoverian Gelding by Pascal. Buzz had been privately owned prior to coming to Witham Villa in June 2015. He has taken part in dressage, show jumping and cross country.

Height: 16.1 Hands High

Colour: Black

Year of Birth: 1999

Stable Name: BUZZ

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BRICKYARD SPLASH

A fabulous pony that currently competes in Affiliated dressage at Elementary and Medium level.

He has also evented previously so is good at show jumping and cross country.

He is qualified for the 2019 British Dressage Area Festival at Elementary Silver and Medium Bronze level.

He has represented the Northern Region at the BD Youth Inter Regionals and has been selected for the 2019 BD Youth Home International. He is also qualified for the Sheepgate Under 25 Championships.

Height: 14.2 Hands High

Colour: Chestnut

Year of Birth: 1998

Stable Name: SPLASH

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WILMA

A lovely kind mare who came to Witham Villa in 2015.

She enjoys taking part in all the riding school activities and is competing successfully in Prelim dressage.

Height: 14.2 Hands High

Colour: Skewbald

Year of Birth: 2008

Stable Name: WILMA

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WAUNEBBW SCORPION

Lovely Welsh Mountain Pony (Section A) grey gelding who enjoys taking part in all the riding school activities.

Height: 12.1 Hands High

Colour: Grey

Year of Birth: 2008

Stable Name: BEAU

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MAISIE

A lovely pony who had taken part in all pony club activities prior to coming to Witham Villa.

Height: 12.2 Hands High

Colour: Bay

Year of Birth: 1998

Stable Name: MAISIE

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BASIL IV

Welsh Section D type pony. Basil enjoys jumping both show jumps and cross country fences and also works into a nice outline for dressage. He is a lovely pony used for children, teens and adults.

He is going to take part in affiliated dressage in 2019 starting at Prelim level.

He was runner up in the dressage only section of the BHS Riding Schools Competition in 2019

Height: 14.2 Hands High

Colour: Bay

Year of Birth: 2004

Stable Name: BASIL

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WESTPOINT ROCOCO

Rico had been in the same ownership since a 3 year old prior to coming to Witham Villa.

He had competed in Affiliated Dressage up to Medium level, also competing in a couple of Advanced Medium tests, but not been out for the past 5 years due to his previous rider's ill health.

He is now back out competing with Verity, starting back at Elementary and Medium.

Height: 16 Hands High

Colour: Grey

Year of Birth: 2002

Stable Name: RICO

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LADY JEAN

Thoroughbred mare by Striking Ambition, Jeanie was bred as a racehorse. She ran in 6 races but finished unplaced and was retired from racing in 2013.

She came to Witham Villa in 2017 after being in private ownership and re-trained.

She has a lovely temperament and now enjoys both flatwork and jumping.

She is going to take part in affiliated dressage in 2019 starting at Prelim level.

Height: 16.1 Hands High

Colour: Dark Bay

Year of Birth: 2010

Stable Name: JEANIE

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ARDKEEN MILLIE

Millie joined Witham Villa in 2018 having been imported from Ireland in 2017.

She has taken part in dressage, show jumping and cross country previously and has settled in well here at Witham Villa.

A lovely sweet natured horse.

Height: 15 Hands High

Colour: Skewbald

Year of Birth: 2007

Stable Name: MILLIE

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CLOUD RED

Cloudy is on loan to Witham Villa having been outgrown by her owner.

She is a lovely pony and takes part in pony club activities, dressage, jumping and cross country here.

Height: 14 Hands High

Colour: Skewbald

Year of Birth: 2007

Stable Name: CLOUDY

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PRIMROSE

A fabulous little mare who was at Bunny Hill Top Riding School prior to coming to Witham Villa.

Primrose takes part in all riding school activities, enjoying dressage, jumping and all pony club activities.

Height: 12.2 Hands High

Colour: Black

Year of Birth: 1999

Stable Name: PRIMROSE

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ALL THAT JAZZ

Jazz was in the school at Bunny Hill Top prior to coming to Witham Villa.

She takes part in all riding school activities, enjoying jumping and flatwork.

Height: 15.1 Hands High

Colour: Piebald

Year of Birth: 2001

Stable Name: JAZZ

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CINDERS

A lovely kind cob who joined the team at Witham Villa in October 2018.

Height: 14.2 Hands High

Colour: Skewbald

Year of Birth: 2013

Stable Name: CINDERS

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ROSIE

Lovely kind mare who came to us in the summer of 2018 having been in a private home previously doing flatwork, jumping and hacking.

Height: 15.2 Hands High

Colour: Black Roan

Year of Birth: 2010

Stable Name: ROSIE

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Cheyenne

Shay came to Witham Villa having been in a private home where she had competed in local competitions and hacked.

Height 13.2hh

Colour: Skewbald

Year of Birth: 2010

Stable Name: SHAY

 
 
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Mac

Mac came to Witham Villa in May 2019 having previously show jumped affiliated.

He is a lovely all rounder.

Height: 15.2hh

Colour: Bay

Year of Birth: 2008

Stable name: MAC

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TEDDY

Teddy is an Irish horse who came to Witham Villa from a private home having done a bit of everything.

He takes part in all lessons enjoying both flatwork and jumping.

Height: 16hh

Colour: Bay

Year of Birth: 2005

Stable name: TEDDY

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PURDY’S DREAM

Red is at Witham Villa on loan having previously had a career as an international para dressage horse.

He has a beautiful temperament and is a lovely ride.

Height: 16.3hh

Colour: Bay

Year of Birth: 1998

Stable name: Red

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DEACON

Deacon came to Witham Villa having previously been a family horse kept on a working livery basis at another equestrian centre.

He is good on the flat and for jumping

Height: 16.2hh

Colour: Chestnut roan

Year of Birth: 2009

Stable name: DEACON