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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.

Billy Stud Online Auction now live!

October 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Stud Online Auction now live!

Bidding for the 2018 Billy Stud Online Auction is now live. www.thebillystudauction.co.uk

Billy McCain Competes for GBR in the Nations Cup Final in Barcelona

October 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Billy McCain Competes for GBR in the Nations Cup Final in Barcelona

Once again William Funnell was called up to represent GBR, with Buckingham needing a rest after the WEG it was time for McCain to set up to his first championship. The first day McCain jumped [...]

Billy Buckingham in WEG

October 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Buckingham in WEG

Billy Buckingham and William Funnell competed at the World Equestian Games in Tyron for the GBR team. Day 1 Speed The first of the team of four to come forward. Drawn early on in the [...]

Billy Conveyor off to the FEI World Breeding Championships in Lanaken

September 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Conveyor off to the FEI World Breeding Championships in Lanaken

Billy Conveyor (Billy Um Bongo x Cordalme Z) owned by Charlotte Flack of Ashdale Sports horses has been selected as one of 4 British bred 5 year olds to qualify for the FEI World Breeding [...]

6 & 7 Championships – Hickstead

September 10th, 2018|Comments Off on 6 & 7 Championships – Hickstead

6 year old Billy Spiral has had a fantastic season so far with Lucy Townley. In her last 8 outings she has jumped double clear after double clear and placed every time including winning the [...]

Great results in the Asian Games

September 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Great results in the Asian Games

Al Shira'aa rider Hamad Ali Al Kirbi and the 10 year old gelding Quel Caadan Z jumped a superb double clear at the Asian games in Jakarta - Palembang last month for the UAE team. The [...]

Billy Buckingham selected for WEG

September 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Buckingham selected for WEG

William and Billy Buckingham will be heading to Tryon in the USA for the World Equestrian Games this month to compete for Great Britain as part of the team along with the following combinations;   [...]

ONLINE AUCTION 2018 DATES ANNOUNCED

September 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on ONLINE AUCTION 2018 DATES ANNOUNCED

**** SAVE THE DATE**** The Billy Stud Annual Online Auction will go ahead for the 3rd year with the viewing days being held on Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st. Updated photos and videos [...]

Billy Stud Catch Up!

September 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Stud Catch Up!

Billy Bejing We've had an extremely busy couple of months here at the Billy Stud to say the least! Here is a round up of what we have been up to.... Billy [...]

KNOKKE

August 16th, 2018|Comments Off on KNOKKE

We headed to Knokke Hippique in Belgium, William and Billy McCain clear and 4th in the Speed World Ranking 1.50m class, out of 94 starters! See their video below; https://www.facebook.com/thebillystudofficial/videos/2065143663557459/ Darragh Kenny and 8 year [...]

Hickstead round up

August 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Hickstead round up

The Al Shira'aa Hickstead Derby Meeting (21st - 24 June) Billy Olive started us off to a great start with a lovely clear in the 1.35m championship on the Thursday with Lucy Townley onboard. https://www.facebook.com/lucy.bunn.79/videos/10156135926150861/ [...]

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Hickstead round up

August 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Hickstead round up

The Al Shira'aa Hickstead Derby Meeting (21st - 24 June) Billy Olive started us off to a great start with a lovely clear in the 1.35m championship on the Thursday with Lucy Townley onboard. https://www.facebook.com/lucy.bunn.79/videos/10156135926150861/ [...]

Billy Buckingham wins the Al Shira’aa Derby 2018

August 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Buckingham wins the Al Shira’aa Derby 2018

William Funnell has now joined the elite group of riders (Eddie Macken, Michael Whittaker, Harvey Smith & John Whitaker) with 4 wins under their belts, this year riding the Billy Stud's own, Billy Buckingham. William [...]

Reims

May 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Reims

Whilst the younger horses were flying at Bicton, the older ones headed to the International show in Reims, France. William and Billy Angelo (pictured) finished 4th in the world ranking class on Thursday and 8 year [...]

Another ticket to HOYS!

May 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Another ticket to HOYS!

We are delighted with the lovey Billy Kodac (Billy Mexico x Vechta) jumping triple clear in the Foxhunter 2nd Round at Bicton to finish 2nd and therefor qualifying for HOYS! Well done to Lucy and [...]

Billy Du Montois Sold to Bourne Hill Stables

May 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Du Montois Sold to Bourne Hill Stables

We are excited to announce that Billy Du Montois (Cevin z x Abdullah) our super 7yr old stallion has been sold to Bourne Hill Stables to be ridden by Jane Annett. Billy Du Montois has [...]

Billy Tudor sold to Bourne Hill Stables

May 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Tudor sold to Bourne Hill Stables

We are delighted to announce Billy Tudor (Billy Congo x Andiamo) our fantastic 7yr old stallion has been sold to Bourne Hill Stables be ridden by Jane Annett. He has proved himself to be one of [...]

Billy Spiral qualifies for HOYS

May 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Spiral qualifies for HOYS

Billy Spiral finishes a great week by Qualifying for HOYS! Lucy and the lovely 6yo bay mare by Billy Mexico jumped a brilliant triple clear to finish 2nd in the Newcomers 2nd Round at Wellington [...]

Royal Windsor International Horse Show

May 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Royal Windsor International Horse Show

The sun was shinning (mostly!) for Royal Windsor International Horse Show with the Billy Stud team kicking off to a fantastic start in the Foxhunter on Wednesday with 6 superb double clears; Billy McCain [...]

Great result for Billy Drizzle in Le Touquet!

May 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Great result for Billy Drizzle in Le Touquet!

Jenny Bingham’s Billy Drizzle had a fantastic start to his Derby career at the Le Touquet 3* show last week. The grey gelding by Billy Congo and out of an Animo mare flew clear around [...]

Pyecombe 4 day Show

April 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Pyecombe 4 day Show

5 yo Billy Jerobeam We had a successful few days at our local venue Pyecombe this weekend with all the horses jumping well! Younger Horses British Novice: All horses jumped lovely double clears [...]

Virbac

April 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Virbac

It’s that time of year when all the young horses go out onto their summer grazing, so we spent last weekend, trimming feet, Vaccinating and worming. A huge thank you to our fantastic sponsor Virbac [...]

Billy Rhodes wins with new rider

April 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Rhodes wins with new rider

Billy Rhodes, sold last week to Running Wells Sport Horses had his first outing to Codham Park in Essex this weekend ridden by Ronnie Jones. 'Snowy' won the Foxhunter championship and also picked up Leading [...]

New steeds for Runningwell Equestrian

April 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on New steeds for Runningwell Equestrian

We are delighted to announce that Ian and Ruth Dowie have purchased three of our lovey geldings: 7 year old Billy Rhodes (Cevin Z) 6 year old Billy Von Trapp (Billy Congo) 5 year old [...]

Billy Jackson jumps a treble clear

April 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Jackson jumps a treble clear

Billy Jackson (Billy Congo x Andiamo) & Sophie Fawcett jumping treble clear in the Big Star 6yr old qualifier at Field House to qualify for the National Championships. Bought from the stud as a 5yr [...]

VITTEL

April 17th, 2018|Comments Off on VITTEL

We headed to the CSI3* France last week with four horses: Billy McCain Billy Angelo Billy Diamo Billy Kodak The stars of the show were Billy Angelo who finished 2nd in the World Ranking Class [...]

Billy Rembrandt sold

April 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Rembrandt sold

Billy Rembrandt our fantastic 7yr old mare has been sold to English rider Alison Barton. Rembrandt (Billy Congo x Kroongraaf) excelled in the young horse classes at Vejer De La Frontera this spring, 1 of [...]

Billy Bluebell Sold

April 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Bluebell Sold

We are delighted to announce that Billy Bluebell has been sold to Bourne Hill stables to be ridden by Jane Annett. BlueBell (Billy Congo x Jazz) has been a star for the Billy stud ridden [...]

Billy Fanta Sold

April 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Billy Fanta Sold

Our lovely mare Billy Fanta (Billy Congo x Cevin Z) has been sold to American rider Samantha Cohen. She has been such a consistent horse and a real asset to the Billy Stud team jumping [...]

A new arrival for Reiko!

April 9th, 2018|Comments Off on A new arrival for Reiko!

A huge congratulations to Reiko and Yoshi on the arrival of their baby boy! Little Takamune was born on the 31st March and is doing well. Reiko is a big part of the Billy Stud [...]

Vejer de la Frontera Finals

March 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Vejer de la Frontera Finals

It's been a fantastic 6 weeks in Spain for the Billy's with a huge amount of double clears and rosettes to take home with us, the older horses all jumped well in the big classes [...]

Consistent Clears in Spain for the Billys!

March 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Consistent Clears in Spain for the Billys!

The Billy Stud have had another great couple of weeks competing in Vejer de la Frontera; 7 Year olds Only 4 7yr olds out of 160 have jumped clear everyday so far and 2 of [...]

Sunshine & Snow!

March 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Sunshine & Snow!

We've all had an extremely busy week here at the Billy Stud, both at home and abroad - braving the weather! Sunshine Tour Results Young Horses: Billy Rembrandt (Billy Congo x Kroongraff), clear every [...]

Stallion Viewing Day

February 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Stallion Viewing Day

The Billy Stud will be opening it's doors on the 3rd April for you to come along and view our Stallions standing at Stud for 2018. It will be a chance to see the stallions [...]

BILLY’S ON TOUR!

February 26th, 2018|Comments Off on BILLY’S ON TOUR!

We've had a start to the Sunshine Tour here in Vejer de la Frontera, Spain - all horses have have jumped well and taken to the courses with ease... The stars of the week are; [...]

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 [...]

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