Despite the arrival of snow Carlung ponies are all wintering well.
We said goodbye to our newly licensed 2yo colt Carlung Valour (Reynelladene x Carlung Feargus) who left Carlung for his lovely new home.
The foals are all now weaned and those that have been sold are now getting ready to go to their new homes !
28th October :
We said goodbye to Carlung Xander who left for his new home at the weekend.
Highland Pony Show : Blair Castle
We haven't shown at Blair for a few years now so decided to take Querina of Carlung for the Yeld mare class & 2yo filly Venus of Carlung for a long overdue visit.
Classes are always very well supported and we were pleased to come home with a 2nd prize for Venus and a fifth place for Querina.
12th May : Quantro of Carlung has had her first foal, a lovely yellow dun colt by Carlung Jed
7th May : Tower Briar Rose has had a lovely strong yellow dun colt by Carlung Feargus
2nd May :
Stephanie of Carlung had her first foal, a lovely colt by Auchnahillin Scarba.
The first Carlung foal of 2018 has arrived ! Poppy of Carlung had a beautiful colt by Vanaffric of Forglen on the 30th April
11th March - National Stallion Show
Held at the new venue of Morris Equestrian Centre in Ayrshire, the Stallion Show is always our first show of the season. We were delighted to come home winning the Highland Pony Championship with Querina of Carlung & first prize & best youngster for 2yo filly Venus of Carlung.
16th July : Kittochside Heavy Horse Show
Held at the National Museum of Rural Life, we had a lovely day out at Kittochside Heavy Horse with 6yo Querina of Carlung the overall Highland Pony Championship.
27th May : Drymen Show
We had a very pleasant day out at Drymen Show this year and were delighted when our 5yo mare Ruby of Carlung came home winning Reserve Champion.
16th May saw the arrival of a beautiful colt for Koren of Carlung by Carlung Jed
5yo mare Ruby of Carlung has been newly backed & we're delighted with her progress.
Foaling 2017 has started at Carlung with the arrival of a beautiful colt foal on the 22nd April for Nymph of Carlung by Carlung Jed.
23rd April saw the arrival of a filly foal for Gigha of Carlung by Carlung Jed
We said goodbye to Carlung Urik at the beginning of the month who left for a lovely new home in Aberdeenshire.
The Breed Show was once again held at Brechin Castle & despite the damp weather there was an excellent turnout of ponies. All credit to the HPS for organising & running a super show.
Carlung ponies had a fantastic show & we were delighted to come home with the Reserve In-Hand Championship with Lauren of Carlung. Her daughter Querina was placed first in her in-hand class - Yeld Mare Performance & then went on to win her Nursery Novice Ridden class. Carlung Kilbride (Bud) was 10th place in what was a very strong HOYS class and then went on to win the Junior Ridden section with Zara.
Home from the Royal Highland Show & wow what a fantastic show we had !! We were delighted when our 8yo broodmare Nymph of Carlung was awarded Female Champion & Reserve Supreme Overall winning the Margaret Forbes-Sempill Memorial Plate for best mare & foal, The Lady Phoenix Rose Bowl (Female Champion) & the Joan McQuattie Perpetual Challenge Quaich (Reserve Overall Champion) !!
Yeld mare Lauren was fourth in her class.
© Susan Wardrop 2018