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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.

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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