NewsFairlight Stud open day and sale 3rd May 2016

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

Sir Shutterfly will be at Badminton Horse Trials on Friday 8th May

SHB(GB) organise a stallion parade at Badminton Horse Trials, which takes place in the main arena immediately after the dressage ends on Friday May 8th.  Sir Shutterfly will be there again this year and breeders wishing to see him are warmly invited back to the lorry park afterwards.

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

Preparing for the 2015 breeding season?

Next week British Breeders have access to the best stallions available for their mares, in the biggest stallion parade in the UK. The BBSH Stallion Parade at Hartpury, Gloucester, starts at 11am with the stables open to the public until the first stallion goes in to the main arena at 12.10pm. There is a timetable on their website with details […] Continue Reading