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    Carlisle Shetland Pony Show & Sale a Great Success

The first Autumn Show & Sale of Shetland Ponies at Borderway, Carlisle was an undoubted success on Wednesday 11th October. Both buyers and consignors equally viewed their excitement over this new equine marketing opportunity initiated by Harrison & Hetherington at Borderway, Carlisle.

Champion Presentation - Huntsmuir Kentucky,
Mr Walters handler, Mr Hodge (Owner)
& judge Mrs Stevens the judge

Huntsmuir Kentucky

The show was professionally judged by the Shetland Pony Society President Mrs A Stevens. The overall Champion tapped forward was Huntsmuir Kentucky consigned by DAJ Hodge, Okehampton, Devon. This 38 inch skewbald licensed stallion was sired by Seva William and sold for 400gns to Mrs C Hodgson, Lotuspoint Shetlands, Wigton, Cumbria. The Reserve Champion was a showy mare Newton Catriona, consigned by JN & PM Blackburn, Penrith, Cumbria. Sired by Scapa Jack and out of Catriona Of Urgarth.

The top price of the sale went to the Newton stud of JN & PM Blackburn, Newton Reigney, Penrith. Knock Mimosa, a 32 inch mare, bred from two of the best Shetland Pony bloodlines of Marshwood & Kerswell. Claiming the 2nd prize in the 4-Year-Old class, she realised 1350gns for buyer RG Mark, Sunnygill Farm, Ousby, Penrith. Going to the same stable is Tenston Vega also consigned by Norman Blackburn, Penrith. This chestnut 31.50 inches mare was running with Earlsdon Royal Viking.

Licensed stallion Kerswell Titan consigned by JAT Hodge, Okehampton, Devon sold for 1300gns. This striking 10-year-old stallion by New Park Chieftain travels south to Sylvia Ashton, New House Farm, Melling, Liverpool.

At 1,050gns Laddyll Ling, a tiny prize-winning filly, was consigned by Miss E Headley, Brough, Kirkby Stephen. Running with Tiny Firecrest Haybrake, she sold to M Howarth, Deanrow Shetland Pony Stud, Macclesfield. Also entering the Deanrow Shetland Stud was Roadside Caelan. Consigned by the Grieveson family from Wallsend, Newcastle Upon Tyne,and bred by Mr PW Walterson, this 30 inch grey & white skewbald filly sold for 1000gns.

shetland pony studbook

Leading Prices

Lot Gns Consignor Purchaser
121 1350 JN & PM Blackburn “Newton” RG Mark, Sunnygill Farm, Ousby, Penrith
157 1300 JAT Hodge “Halstock” Sylvia Ashton, New House Farm, Melling, Liverpool
78 1050 E Headley “Laddyll” M Howarth, Deanrow Shetland Pont Stud, Maclesfield
144 1000 JN & PM Blackburn “Newton” RG Mark, Sunnygill Farm, Ousby, Penrith
77 1000 Grieveson Family “CJW” M Howarth, Deanrow Shetland Pont Stud, Maclesfield
74 950 Messrs AG Jones “Talwrn-Isaf” M Howarth, Deanrow Shetland Pont Stud, Maclesfield
79 900 J&G McIntosh “Ardanbeag” K Thompson, Newton Farm, Thornhill, Dumfries
50 850 JN & PM Blackburn “Newton” M Howarth, Deanrow Shetland Pont Stud, Maclesfield
80 820 A&T Bainbridge “Frobridge” Mr J Richardson, Hilltop Farm, Kirkby Stephen

20 Colt Foals - £132.82
20 Filly Foals - £417.38
22 Fillies - £627.38
20 Mares - £429.45
5 Unlicensed Colts - £147
3 Licensed Stallions - £742.00
3 Geldings - £262.50
93 Overall averaged - £399.40

link Demand Prompts Mart Firmís New Equine Sales Calendar
link Annual Cowper Day sale of Horses and Ponies
link Carlisle Shetland Pony Show & Sale

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