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Milford Fair Kestrel

Colour:

Palomino

Photo by kind permission of empix

Breeding:

 

WPCS Sec B

Sire: Milford Fanfare

Dam: Garrow Kara

Damsire: Keston Royal Occasion

Height: 130 cms
Born: 1998
Graded: SPSS; Licensed WPCS
Stud Fee:

£250 NFFR natural covering

£250 (plus AI fee) AI fresh or chilled

£300 (plus AI fee) Frozen

Semen:

Fresh, chilled & frozen semen by AI

Natural covering to a limited number of mares

Breeder: Mrs K J Money
Owner: Maureen Fielding, Offcote Stud
Location: Near Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Photo by kind permission of Kim Money

Kestrel’s pedigree is second to none. It includes illustrious ponies such as Solway Master Bronze, Downland Chevalier, Coed Coch Madog & Berwynfa which had such an influence on the Dutch-bred Welsh Sec B Constantin who has produced outstanding sports ponies in Germany & beyond including ‘Cash and Go’ & ‘Konrad’ who were members of the German Gold Medal team at the European Pony Dressage Championships in 2000.

 

For more information please see below, www.offcote.com or contact – Maureen Fielding - 01335 342336; or

 

Download a summary of the information here

 

Origins

Pedigree:

Milford Fanfare

(WPCS B)

Daimar Figurehead

(WPCS B)

Solway Master Bronze

(WPCS B)

Coed Coch Glyndwr
Criban Biddy Bronze

 

Belvoir Mayflower

(WPCS B)

Downland Chevalier
Belvoir Zenobia

 

Tetworth Tinkerbell

(WPCS B)

Tetworth Nijinski

(WPCS B)

Lydstep Barn Dance
Tetworth Czarina

 

Downland Sandalwood

(WPCS B)

Downland Dauphin
Reeves Golden Samphire

 

Garrow Kara

(WPCS B)

Keston Royal Occasion

(WPCS B)

Downland Mandarin

(WPCS B)

Downland Chevalier
Coed Coch Gold Mair

 

Clyphada Periwinkle

(WPCS B)

Solway Master Bronze
Kirby Cane Plume

 

Weston Sarah Jane

(WPCS B)

Weston Child

(WPCS B)

Gorsty Firefly
Weston Sugar Plum

 

Weston Romany

(WPCS B)

Criban Victor
Miss Crimpy Peek-a-Boo

Kestrel’s pedigree is second to none, it includes illustrious ponies such as Solway Master Bronze, Downland Chevalier, Coed Coch Madog and Berwynfa which had such an influence on the show pony Constantin who has produced outstanding sports ponies in Germany and beyond.

 

Sire: Milford Fanfare has competed in HOYS working hunter classes. His sire Daimar Figurehead is one of the pure Welsh progeny of the famous Solway Master Bronze who was known as an excellent sire of children’s ponies & appears in the pedigrees of European medal winning ponies such as Machno Carwyn (jumping), Manitu N & Rembrandt DDH (dressage).

 

Dam: Garrow Kara produced an international J.A. pony. Her dam Weston Sarah Jane’s damsire is the famous Criban Victor who was also influential in British Riding Pony breeding.

 

Damsire: His maternal grandsire, Keston Royal Occasion, is renowned around the world and was exported to Australia in 1982 where he became an influential sire of riding ponies. Royal Occasions’ dam, Clyphada Periwinkle, is another descendent of Solway Master Bronze, whose damline goes back to include a polo pony, while Periwinkle’s dam, Kirby Cane Plume, carried Arab blood via the influential stallion Tan-y-Bwlch Berwyn.

 

Performance

Kestrel has been champion many times in Welsh Pony classes winning several silver and bronze medals. He has also been champion at Ponies (UK), and in palomino classes.  Kestrel was only backed in 2007, but in that year, he qualified for the Royal International Horse Show and also the Horse of the Year Show in open flat classes.  We purchased Kestrel in 2009 from his breeder to be our Section B stud stallion.

 

Under saddle, Kestrel has proved versatile.  In dressage, he has had two firsts and one fourth in three outings and he qualified for the NPS Top Spec Dressage Championships at the National Pony Society Summer Championships.  As a Working Hunter pony, he has had four wins, qualifying twice for the NPS Championships and Equifest.  Showjumping, he has had 3 firsts and 1 second, jumping double clears and qualifying for the David Broome finals and 2nd round Trailblazers. When showing, he was 5th in an Open ridden Olympia qualifier, 2nd in a NPS open ridden qualifying for the National Welsh Championships.  Kestrel was also 4th Section B stallion at the Welsh Pony and Cob Society Performance Awards and also 4th in the dressage out of all Welsh sections A B C D and part bred.

 

Offspring/Breeding Advice

Kestrel was used lightly by his breeder (she also stands his sire), but he did sire the winning foal at Ponies (UK).  His first foal for Offcote Stud has been in the top three placings every time shown at County level.

 

We have had lots of interest in Kestrel from both pony and horse owners. The feedback on his progeny has been 1st class with some very happy breeders, with lovely foals and his stock are winning in the show ring. Kestrel carries the dilute gene for palomino/ buckskin and would be ideal to use on larger mares to downsize. He is now also available through frozen semen.

Progeny:

 

Antsar Penny Fair

Palomino filly.  Dam: Rotherwood Penny Picture (by Lemonshill Top Note). Born: 21 April 2013. Breeder: Antsar Ponies.

 

Finchams Ladybird (Linnet)

Bay Filly. Dam: Lydstep Lacewing (WPB by Copybush Catchphrase). Born: 17 June 2013. Breeder: Gill Pryce-Evans.

Photo by Mr D Pryce-Evans

Finchams Fair Maid (Mouse)

Grey (born Palomino) Filly. Dam: Brookhall Dancing Maid (WPCS Sec B by Eeabrook Democrat). Born: 12 June 2013. Breeder: Gill Pryce-Evans

Photo by Mr D Pryce-Evans

Offcote Lady Lucinda (as foal, left & centre, and yearling, right) WPCS Sec B. Dam: Offcote Princess Leah.  Born: 27 April 2010.  Breeder: Offcote Stud

 

 

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