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The Billy Stud is a joint venture between William Funnell and Donal Barnwell, together they have developed a successful breeding program for the production of homebred British sports horses.

And we’ve arrived!

February 20th, 2018|Comments Off on And we’ve arrived!

All 19 Billy Stud Horses have arrived safely at the Sunshine Tour in Vejer de la Frontera, Spain and ready to start jumping the young horse classes! We look forward to updating you on their [...]

Billy Liffy onto pastures new

February 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Liffy onto pastures new

Oliva Craddock has sold her 4* Event her horse Billy Liffy to Claudia and Jonathan Rothermere to be ridden by top eventer Sam Griffiths. Billy Liffy (Billy Congo x Shannon-Line) bred by the Billy Stud [...]

RAI Amsterdam

January 29th, 2018|Comments Off on RAI Amsterdam

We've had a a great few days with the horses in Amsterdam Billy Angelo 2nd in the Accumulator Bill McCain jumped a fantastic round in the 1.50m Ranking class with just one unlucky pole 8 [...]

Billy Angelo on winning form again in Holland

January 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Angelo on winning form again in Holland

The Billy Stud's Billy McCain, Billy Angelo and Billy Diamo headed to Drachten in Holland for their 2018 International Indoor show. Billy Angelo was yet again the star of the show, winning the ranking class! [...]

A Billy Betrothal!

January 15th, 2018|Comments Off on A Billy Betrothal!

Congratulations to Jamie Wilkes and Emma Godwin on their engagement, Jamie popped the question to Emma whilst hacking their two Billy horses George (Billy Spock) and Perdita (Billy Earl Grey)! We wish the happy couple [...]

Billy Sparky scores a hat-trick in New Zealand

January 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Sparky scores a hat-trick in New Zealand

Greta Van De Brink and Billy Sparky have been on winning form recently, having great results at the Hawkes Bay Show Hunter Championship show in New Zealand. The pair won 3 classes including 2 championships!

Billy Angelo in the money at Liverpool!

January 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Angelo in the money at Liverpool!

Billy Angelo (Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve) and William jumped the CSI 4* speed class on Saturday 30th December, a strong class of 32 riders. The pair flew round the course to finish with a lovely [...]

Billy Fanta at Liverpool International Horse Show

January 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Fanta at Liverpool International Horse Show

On Friday 29th December, William and Billy Fanta jumped the CSI 4* class at Liverpool International Horse show, the pair jumped a fantastic double clear at their first class of the show to finish in [...]

Billy McCain at Liverpool International Horse Show

January 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Billy McCain at Liverpool International Horse Show

Billy McCain (Cevin Z x Cruising) the 10 year old gelding competed in the 1.50m Longines ranking class on Friday 29th December, the first official day of the show. He jumped a a fantastic first [...]

Billy Angelo wins at Olympia

December 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Angelo wins at Olympia

OLYMPIA LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW It has been a great show for William and the Billy Stud; Billy Cool 2nd in the Under 23 championship class with Chloe Winchester Billy McCain 9th in the 1.50m [...]

Olympia update

December 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Olympia update

OLYMPIA LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW The Saturday afternoon performance kicked off with the Father Christmas Stakes (Int. 1.45m accumulator) where William and Billy Angelo - the 14 year old chestnut gelding (Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve) [...]

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Olympia update

December 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Olympia update

OLYMPIA LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW The Saturday afternoon performance kicked off with the Father Christmas Stakes (Int. 1.45m accumulator) where William and Billy Angelo - the 14 year old chestnut gelding (Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve) [...]

Billy McCain at Olympia

December 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy McCain at Olympia

OLYMPIA LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW William and the Billy Stud headed up to London last week for everyone's favorite Christmas horse show, Olympia! Friday got off to a great start with Billy McCain in the [...]

Chloe keeping her cool at Olympia

December 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Chloe keeping her cool at Olympia

OLYMPIA LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW! On Saturday morning, Chloe Winchester and Billy Cool (by Billy Congo) took on a strong competition of 24 young riders in the Under 23 Championships final. Billy Cool, the 10 [...]

Addington results

December 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Addington results

Billy Samaritan winning at Hickstead The Billy Stud headed to Addington last week (Friday & Saturday) where we came back with lots of ribbons! Friday Results: Billy Gogo by Billy Mexico came third [...]

Billy Holly Blue off to Norway

December 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Holly Blue off to Norway

The 8 year old mare by Chacco Blue has been sold to a young rider in Norway. The lovely mare had much success with Lucy Townley prior to the sale within the 6 and 7 [...]

Bury Farm

December 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Bury Farm

We had a successful show at Bury Farm last week, video below of 5 year old Billy Van Pelt by Billy Umbongo jumping double clear in the Newcomers. https://youtu.be/Nlixu7ubyHg    

Keysoe 2*

November 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Keysoe 2*

Billy Tudor, our young stallion by Cevin Z had a great week at Keysoe 2* International - jumping consistently clear all week in the 6 year old classes. We are extremely excited about this young [...]

Billy Sparky

November 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Sparky

Congratulations to Greta Van Den Brink and Billy Sparky (Cevin Z) who came 2nd in the 1.25m and also 2nd in the Young Riders class at Equidays event in New Zealand. Greta has been having [...]

Billy Dorito sold to Darragh Kenny on behalf of Vlock Show Stables

November 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Dorito sold to Darragh Kenny on behalf of Vlock Show Stables

The talented Billy Dorito (Billy Mexico x Vechta) has been snapped up by Darragh Kenny, who also bought the Billy Stud-bred Billy Onslow at the start of this year. Like Onslow, Billy Dorito will be [...]

Addington Premier Show Update

November 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Addington Premier Show Update

William took Billy Fanta and Billy McCain up to Addington last week for a run around in the Grand Prix with Fanta coming home with a 2nd and McCain coming in 8th! This is ahead [...]

A busy winter ahead for the lads at Billy Stud

November 6th, 2017|Comments Off on A busy winter ahead for the lads at Billy Stud

With space now available in the yards after our online auction the boys are now busy bringing in the 4 year olds. There are some exciting prospects coming through so watch this space! 20 horses [...]

Playing it cool in Olivia Nova

November 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Playing it cool in Olivia Nova

It was a great week for Chloe Winchester and the Billy Stud's lovely Billy Cool in Olivia Nova, Spain. The 10 year old mare by Billy Congo seen below winning the 1.40m also came 3rd [...]

Billy Stud Online Auction 2017 Success

October 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Stud Online Auction 2017 Success

We held an online Auction this month to showcase a selection of our best 3, 4, 5 and 6 year old horses; Eleven 3 year olds, eleven 4 year olds, three 5 year olds and [...]

Auction horses leave for their new homes

October 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Auction horses leave for their new homes

Congratulations to Roland Standley & Jane Annett for purchasing six of our top 3 year olds. Its great to see these horses go to a top rider with amazing facilities at Bourne Hill Stables. Pictured [...]

Billy Shania shines at Osberton International 3 day event

October 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Shania shines at Osberton International 3 day event

Well done to Gemma Tattersall and her own Billy Shania who were crowned 1st place at Osberton in the CCI*. Gemma and Shania beat 129 other combinations last weekend despite the bad weather conditions and [...]

THE BILLY STUD ONLINE AUCTION 2017

September 18th, 2017|Comments Off on THE BILLY STUD ONLINE AUCTION 2017

**Coming soon!** After the success of last year we are delighted to announce that we will be holding another online auction this year in October. Billy Congo The sale will include a selection [...]

Billy Mistletoe

September 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Mistletoe

* Sold in the Billy Stud Auction 2016* Billy Mistletoe, 2013 (4 year old) bought by Kate Pheasant last year in the Billy Stud Auction. Mistletoe (Tangelo Van De Zuuthoeve x Clover Hill) is now [...]

Billy Conveyor

September 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Conveyor

* Sold in the Billy Stud Auction 2016* Billy Conveyor, 2013 (4 year old) by Billy Um Bongo sold last year to show jumper Charlotte Flack now out competing at Discovery level. She's looking fantastic, [...]

Billy Pringle in the ribbons at Cavan

September 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Pringle in the ribbons at Cavan

Billy Pringle, the lovely 7 year old by Kannan had a great result at Cavan Equestrian Centre finishing 5th in the 6 & 7 Year old Hankook final. Pringle, pictured below with The Billy Stud's [...]

New look for the Jumping Paddock!

September 18th, 2017|Comments Off on New look for the Jumping Paddock!

A huge thank you to Nigel Jess for supplying us with these fantastic new fences for our jumping paddock!

Billy Jackson sold to David Rogers & Sophie Fawcett

September 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Jackson sold to David Rogers & Sophie Fawcett

Billy Jackson our lovely 5 year old by Billy Congo has been sold to David Rogers and Sophie Fawcett. We wish them all the best and look forward to following his progress! Picture seen above [...]

Billy Rembrandt paints the perfect picture!

September 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Rembrandt paints the perfect picture!

It was a win for Alex Gill and Billy Congo bred Billy Rembrandt by (pictured below) at Hickstead in the 6 & 7 year old championship final. Billy Rembrandt 6&7 year old championship [...]

Nations Cup debut for Billy Buckingham

September 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Nations Cup debut for Billy Buckingham

William and Billy Buckingham, our 9 year old gelding by Billy Congo were selected as part of the squad to represent Great Britain in the Nations cup in Uggerhalne, Denmark alongside Matthew Sampson, Louise Saywell, [...]

Billy Fanta finishes 6th in the 5* at Dublin

September 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Fanta finishes 6th in the 5* at Dublin

Billy Fanta our 9 year old by Billy Congo out of a Cevin Z mare jumped a super double clear in the competitive 1.50m class at the 5* show in Dublin, finishing 6th. https://youtu.be/3Y0gIjk4qfY

Billy Pringle wins Grand Prix

September 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Pringle wins Grand Prix

Billy Pringle, 7 year old by Kannan sold to Greg Broderick Ballypatrick Stables and Breen Equestrian earlier this year was on winning form in the 1.40 Grand prix in Balmoral, Ireland.   https://youtu.be/s9jMQYxwVek  

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