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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.

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 [...]

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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  

Billy Du Montois wins at Windsor

September 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Du Montois wins at Windsor

Billy Du Montois, our 6 year old stallion by Cevin Z came away with a fantastic win at the Royal Windsor International Horse Show in the Walwyn Novice Championship, ridden by Aoife O'Connor. Click here [...]

Billy Porter sold to Spain

September 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Porter sold to Spain

Billy Porter our 7 year old by Cevin Z has been sold to Noor Massoud of Spain. Until recently Billy Porter has been the ride of Japanese rider Reiko Takeda whilst training with us at [...]

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Billy Fanta jumps double clear in the 2* Grand Prix at Saint-Lo!

April 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Fanta jumps double clear in the 2* Grand Prix at Saint-Lo!

The Billy Studs' Billy Fanta, a 9 year old mare out of Billy Congo jumps a fantastic double clear in the 2* Grand Prix at Saint-Lo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZ5kJXLn_i4

What a great results for The Billy Stud horses at the Welsh Masters

April 17th, 2017|Comments Off on What a great results for The Billy Stud horses at the Welsh Masters

Friday 14th April: Billy Rembrant, Billy Tennessee, Billy Kodac, Billy Du Montois and Billy Tudor all jumped triple clear in the 6 year old class Billy Ring was 7th and Animinute 4th in the 7&8 [...]

Billy Cool 4th in the 1.40m Speed in Saint-Lo

April 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Cool 4th in the 1.40m Speed in Saint-Lo

William Funnell and Billy Cool (Billy Congo/ Kannan) 10 year old mare jumped a great round to take 4th place in the 1.40m speed class in Saint Lo. She also won the 1.35m two-phase class [...]

Darragh Kenny and Billy Onslow Win the WEF Challenge Cup

April 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Darragh Kenny and Billy Onslow Win the WEF Challenge Cup

Ireland's Darragh Kenny and Billy Onslow, a 11 year old gelding (Billy Congo x Iroko) won the $86,000 Ruby et Violette CSI4* WEF Challenge Cup.  Billy Onslow was bought from The Billy Stud three [...]

Billy Tiffany finishes 9th in the Grand Prix in Azelhof

March 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Tiffany finishes 9th in the Grand Prix in Azelhof

Well done Alex Hempleman and Billy Tiffany a 10 year old mare out of Billy Congo for finishing 9th in the Grand Prix in Azelhof. Keep and eye out for her two 5 year old [...]

What a fantastic way to end the trip in Mijas

March 28th, 2017|Comments Off on What a fantastic way to end the trip in Mijas

Alex Gill and West Falica won the 1.35m Jump Off class and William Funnell and Billy Fanta jumper a super double clear to finish 3rd in the ranking class.

Billy Fraulein is 6th in the World Ranking Class in Mijas

March 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Fraulein is 6th in the World Ranking Class in Mijas

What a fantastic result today, Billy Fraulein an 8 Year Old mare by Billy Congo was 6th in the World Ranking Class in Costa Del Sol, Mijas ridden by Alex Gill! Billy Fraulein 6th in [...]

Billy Onslow has been sold to International Showjumper Darragh Kenny.

March 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Onslow has been sold to International Showjumper Darragh Kenny.

Last week we said goodbye to Billy Onslow a chestnut gelding by Billy Congo, who has been sold to International showjumper Darragh Kenny. We look forward to following their success in the future!!

Billy Mexico update

March 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Mexico update

Thank you Vani Khosla for this great photo of Billy Mexico who is now competing on the West Coast.

Billy Congo 3rd in the Grand Prix in Mijas, Spain!

March 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Congo 3rd in the Grand Prix in Mijas, Spain!

William and Billy Congo finish the week is style by finishing 3rd in the Grand Prix.

Billy Fleance 2nd in the 6 Year Old Final on the Spanish Sunshine Tour

March 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Billy Fleance 2nd in the 6 Year Old Final on the Spanish Sunshine Tour

Well done Jess Dimmock and Billy Fleance, a Tangelo Van De Zuuthoeve/ Billy Mexico mare who was 2nd in the Six Year Old Final on the Spain Sunshine Tour! IMG_3981

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