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Rockbury Ponies

Welsh Section B's

We are a small but select stud breeding Welsh ponies, our aim is to breed quality Welsh ponies with the temperaments, movement and correct conformation to excel at any level of competition. We are situated in the heart of the South Wales valleys.

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News 2015

Our 5 yr old  Stallion Cadlanvalley Bentley made us all so very proud by being place 9th at HOYS

with Nicole wayman, she has done an amazing job with him, qualifying him at RIHS & HOYS this season and still only a baby, well done Nicole!!

 

August Bankholiday Dowlais PIS show our yearling filly Rockbury Laverne by Cadlanvalley Bentley x

Bronheulog Penny Royal, 1st & champion Sec B & 1st & overall champion M&M

 

Athough a quiet 2015 for us, not getting out and about a lot this year, We are very proud of our young stallion Cadlanvalley Bentley, who has been up in Yorkshire for the past 2 seasons with nicole Wayman & family, Nicole has done an amazing job producing & riding Bentley, he had an amazing 1st year in 2014 winning many ridden championships, but this year in only his 2nd season since being broken with Nicole, he has qualified the RIHS & also HOYS amongst other ridden championships and wins. We at Rockbury are very proud of you both!!!

     

 

News 2014

 

26th may Rockbury Prada 1st Barren Mare, Champion overall Sec B winning Bronze medal at NPS area 29 1st time shown since a 3yr old   

 

News 2013

6th july

Rockbury Antoinette 1st Barren mare at Machen show

 

 

16th june 

 

 

 

News 2012

2nd June Cadlanvalley Bentley was 1st, best 2&3yr old and youngstock Champion at Severn Valley show, Pennwood Music, owned by the Red Flower Stud Germany was 2nd 2yr old filly.

 

 

27th may Rockbury Bolero Qualified for RIHS

 

may21st Rockbury Taragon Was Reserve Supreme at WPCS Performance Show

 

19th April  Enjoyed a lovely 4 day visit with Harald and Christian Blumle from Red Flower Stud, Germany, where we took them to visit Cadlanvalley stud and also had a lovely day out in the rain at Lampeter, a memorable visit!!

Christian Blumle enjoying his trip around Cadlanvalley

 

 

News 2011

19th November Nefydd Sulwen was placed 1st & foal Champion at Blaenavon & District show

 

5th Nov Nefydd Sulwen was placed 1st & Reserve Champion at NPS Area 29 foal show, also Bourneash Charisma placed 2nd in RPB

 

30th October Nefydd Sulwen was placed 4th in a very strong filly Class at Welsh National Foal Show.

 

 

7th August  Rockbury Patriot 2yr old colt has been sold to Christopher Davies & Keith Poulter of the  Daukester & Akadame Stud, where he will be their stud stallion, wishing Chris & Keith the very best of luck with Patriot.

 

7th July International Show, Congratulations to Megan Williams & Family with Rockbury Remedy, Reserve Mini champion, We were very pleased with our own Rockbury Cherish, 3rd in the yearling filly class.

 

 

 

3rd July, We enjoyed a fabulous weekend in Rechterfeld North Germany, where Steve judged some lovely welsh ponies at  Weser-Ems Regional show, we were made very welcome and met some lovely People, many thanks to all show organisers for making us so welcome!

Sec ASec A Champion & Youngstock champion went to the yearling colt

H-S Active Man by Menai Silver Gold x

H-S Blue Lady by H-S General

Owned & Bred by Heinz Spiekermann

Steve with Steward Biten and Supreme of show,Sec D mare Little Home Lady Morgaine by Deroks Mister Milten x Wiston Morwenna by Nebo Daniel, owned and bred by Michael VoiB

Reserve Supreme went to the Sec B mare Frankenbach Cats Perle by Desarbre Shoestring x Lintelo Cats Pippa by coed Coch Adrian, Owned by Christian & Harold Blumle

Steve with some of the show organisers

 

21st may Rockbury Patriots 1st outing this season as a 2yr old at Tredegar Show, placed 1st & Champion.

 

 

2nd april its been a long hard winter but spring has finally  arrived! we are expecting a new grandson in 3 weeks time. The 3yr old colt Llanarth Goldblend is spending the summer at Daukester Stud with Christopher Davies. We look forward to attending shows and seeing all old friends, good luck to everyone for the coming season!!!

 

News 2010

14th November Rockbury Patriot attended his first show at Gwent Area Association show, he was placed 1st in the yearling class, was champion sec B , reserve youngstock champion & reserve supreme of show.  Rockbury Cherish was 2nd in the filly foal class.

       

 

25th july Gigman Lady-in-Red Sec B 11yr old mare attended Gelligaer show, 1st show since winning many championships as a 3yr old, she was placed 2nd in mare class and behaved as if she had never been away from the showring.

25th July Blewins Jammy (PBA coloured mare) attended her 1st ever show at Gelligaer and was placed 2nd in hand in a good class of coloureds.

 

18th June Rockbury Taragon was placed 5th in NPS Novice WHP Qualifyer out of 30 entries at Three Counties show on his first outing, ridden by Emily Langford and owned by Tracy Hook, well done !!!

photo curtesy of Pleasure Prints

 

15th May 2010  Pyrgll Danyboy was placed 1st in the ridden C & D class at Tredegar WPCA show

 

9th May 2010  2yr old Sec B colt Llanarth Goldblend had his 1st outing this year and was placed 2nd at Hill Ponies of wales show.

Pyrgll Danyboy was placed 2nd in the ridden C & D class at Hill Ponies of Wales show.

                                        

 

 

News 2009

19th Dec 2009 sec D, Pyrgll Danny Boy attended his first show under saddle at Sunnybank Equestrian centre, where he won two 1st placings and a championship.

29th August Llanarth Goldblend was placed 1st and Champion at Bedwelty Agricultural show and was awarded a bronze medal ( 1st time shown to date)

20th July Daukester Simi was placed 4th in a good class of 3yr old Fillies at the Royal Welsh Show

 

 

7th July) Robyn gave birth to a beautiful baby boy, his name is Alfie Lewis-Jones and he weighed in at a very healthy 9lbs 1oz, (photo at 9 months old)

 

 

 

5thJuly) Daukestar Simi attended Llanrhydian Marsh medal show where she was 1st and Youngstock Champion.

 

1st july)  We have sadly had a totally uneventful 2009 showing season so far, due to so much work to do here at home on the farm, we have not attended any shows to date, however we very much look forward to showing some of our youngstock towards the end of the season.

We very much welcome Pyrgll Danny Boy, Sec D 5yr old by Avonvalley Roadrage x Penllwynuchel Helledd, with thanks to the Thompson family for very kindly allowing us to purchase Danny Boy as  daughter Robyns  future ridden prospect, he will be broken by Robyn and hopefully shown as a novice through the winter.

News 2008

30th nov) Rockbury Prada was 1st and champion at Wales and Border counties

26th oct)Rockbury Prada was placed 2nd in the filly foal class at the Welsh National foal show

 

10th Sept) We returned from Ireland today where we delivered Astral Just a Dream and Nefydd Einion to their new home at Tyrrellspass Stud, Many thanks to Catherine, Charlie and family for making us so welcome and showing us their lovely ponies.

 

26th july) Daukester Simi was youngstock  champion and reserve overall champion   at Blaenau Gwent show, pictured below with judge Mr Kelvin Williams(Celton Stud) and Councilor for Blaenau Gwent.

 

 

22nd July) Rockbury Fantasia was placed 3rd in 3yr old filly class at the Royal Welsh show, Congratulations to her owners Melanie and Warren Saunders.

Berrington Inspiration  son of Freelance was placed 3rd at the Royal Welsh, congratulations to  the James family.

 19th July) Daukester Simmi was 1st and Champion at Cwmddu show

 

 

11th May) Daukester simi was 1st and reserve Champion at Dowlais Show.

 

 

4thMay) We enjoyed a lovely day out at Glanusk Show, so nice to see all old friends, Daukester simi was placed 2nd in a very strong  2yr old filly class.

 

 

 

Watch this space for regular news and updates

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Contact -  Steve & Maria Jones

Rockbury Lodge, Nant-y-Fedw Farm, Bedlinog, Mid-Glam, CF46 6UF, UK

Tel: Steve Jones (+44) 07516561874

email maria@rockbury.com

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