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Best stallion choices for 2018

This is the time of year when mare owners sift through stallion details to pick the best sire for their future superstar. Sir Shutterfly has steadily increased his influence within the British breeding market and finished 2017 with the accolade of being the only stallion to have offspring in the top 10 of both 6 year old and 7 year […] Continue Reading

Open Day and Sale May 3rd 2016

Fairlight Stud will host a small open day in May, when visitors will have an opportunity to meet our stallions, broodmares and young stock. We will be offering some of the young stock for sale and during the day there will be set times when interested parties will have the chance to see them either under saddle or loose in […] Continue Reading

Sir Shutterfly shone out in the stallion parade at Badminton Horse Trials

Sir Shutterfly was ridden by Selina Milnes last week in the stallion parade at Badminton Horse Trials and proved himself to be the absolute professional we know him to be. He’s looking very well at the moment and continues to show everyone just how much he loves to jump by coming down to some fairly substantial fences with what can […] Continue Reading

A very successful day at Stallion AI Services open day!

Sir Shutterfly, Rubicell and Jonkers Metyo all received fabulous feedback after their day out at Stallion AI Services open day this weekend. Sir Shutterfly is a dual purpose showjumping and eventing stallion, Rubicell is dual purpose eventing and dressage stallion and Jonkers Metyo is currently the BEF Futurity leading sports pony sire of eventing ponies. He jumped on wet grass […] Continue Reading

Sir Shutterfly’s first foal arrives at Fairlight Stud

at 2.30am on April 9th our lovely broodmare Mulan quietly gave birth to a lovely dark bay colt. He was up within 30 minutes and trying to canter round the stable by the time he was an hour old! Our Facebook page shows the first photo with more to come over the next few days

French air traffic control strike causes disruption to british breeders

The French air traffic control strike today is a prime example of why choosing a British based stallion is important in your breeding programme. All semen due to arrive from France today is lost due to this strike. Missing an insemination is frustrating, incurs more veterinary costs and later in the year could mean the difference between getting your mare […] Continue Reading

Sir Shutterfly son performs very well at KWPN Stallion Show!

We were delighted to hear that one of Sir Shutterfly’s stallion sons has performed very well at the KWPN Stallion Show this week. The 3 year old Horido out of a Chin Chin mare was selected for the performance test and championship. Congratulations to his breeder and owner! “New protocol is in effect for the Stallion Show. During the second […] Continue Reading

Michele George and Rainman win GOLD at WEG!!

We are delighted to see Michele George and Rainman winning GOLD at WEG with 74.88%. Rainman who is by Rubicell (Rubinstein I) has been a consistent performer and they have made their mark in international competitions over the last 4 years. Congratulations to Michele, Rainman and their team from all at Fairlight Stud!

WEG Success! Michele George and FBW Rainman score 73.64%

FBW Rainman and Belgian Rider Michele George scored 73.64% in todays test at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy. Rainman is by Rubicell and has been a consistent partner in international competitions for Michele George over the last few years. They won 2 gold medals at the London Paralympics in 2012 having previously¬†won silver at the 2010 Alltech […] Continue Reading

Sir Shutterfly – Burghley Stallion Parade 2014

Sir Shutterfly will be at The Landrover Burghley Horse Trials next week for the Stallion Parade. It’s in ring 2 at 12.30pm and we will be in the lorry park afterwards, so you can meet him in person. If you are thinking of using him next year, this is a good opportunity to see him! http://www.burghley-horse.co.uk/Information/Timetable.html