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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 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 [...]

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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 [...]

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) [...]

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 [...]

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