• November 25, 2020 11:27 pm
  • Melbourne, Australia, Other
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Thorne Parks Dance Folly AI
Blandford Dancing Queen x Myscal Encore – Holly is superb Chestnut Filly with one hind sock born on the 12th November. This filly will be retained in our show team . She is just magnificent, we expected nothing less.

Thorne Parks Songbird
Thorne Parks Song & Dance x Kazoo Lodge Anna Karina
Amy is the one and only foal by the stunning Song & Dance before being gelded due to fertility problems. This exceptional filly is going to make a major impact on the stud and the showring.

Jejucha Tribute – SOLD
Kinlieth Primadonna x Woranora Trademark Pete is a superb colt foal on the 8th of November with flashy white socks and a blaze. He will be dark brown and mature 13.2hh-14hh. Only for sale to the most discerning of show homes.

Thorne Parks In Style – SOLD to TASMANIA
Army Style x Fairlight Acres Riverdance
On the 15th of September the most gorgeous buckskin colt was born to our beautiful TB mare Stella. Although his birth was a horrific experience, we are delighted to have little Les. This super colt has a big blaze and one and a half white socks. He will mature galloway. His colour and markings will really make him “stand out in the crowd”.

Thorne Parks Poetry – SOLD

Kinlieth Primadonna x Rathowen True Blue (Courtland Boy Blue x Rathowen Russet) – Foaled on the 10th October a stunning dark bay colt with a blaze and hind sock. To mature large pony or small galloway. This colt has exceeded all our expectations for his new owner Danielle Cuijpers, with Supreme of Supreme and State titles under his belt. We think this pony will be an amazing prospect under saddle and further in hand.

Thorne Parks Little Darling – Sadly Deceased 2009

Glyndebourne Morticia x Rotherwood Peter Pan AI (Westacre Concerto x Katie’s Dream) – On the 11th of October, Tish foaled a an exquisite bay filly (being the 2nd filly born in Australia by Peter Pan) with just a half moon star. To mature about 13-13.1hh. This filly has the most accentuated head and we couldn’t be happier with her. Sadly we laid Katie to rest after a paddock accident.

Thorne Parks Heavens Above – Sold to a wonderful new home
(Oakvale Serenade (Syon Royal Portrait imp x Chippenham Pop Music) x Glyndebourne Morticia (Sarnau Victory imp x Glyndebourne Minelli))

Heavens Above (Heidi) is a spectacular chestnut filly born on the 6th October from our exceptional mare Glyndebourne Morticia from the well performed stallion Oakvale Serenade. Heidi has the most divine head and beautiful length of rein. We expect huge things from this filly and hopefully she will follow in the footsteps of her two older sisters, who are both Royal Show Champions.

Thorne Parks Philadelphia – RETAINED
(Rathowen True Blue x Noran Carolina

Philadelphia (Delphie) is a beautiful chestnut filly out of the well performed Arabian mare Noran Carolina. She was born late on the 16th October and should mature large galloway. She has the prettiest head and lovely white head marking. We couldn’t have been more delighted with this foal. This filly will not be sold as she is a replacement for Sarah as Carolina, who Sarah has had a massive affinity with.

Thorne Parks Song and Dance – Sold to a top WA Show home
(Stanton Park Special Edition (LJS Limited Edition x Lily of Falconhurst) x Blandford Dancing Queen (Westhill Standing Ovation imp x Nalinga Cat Nip

On the 31st of October at about 2.00pm Dancing Queen gave birth to the most magnificent dark chestnut colt. He is out of the Royal Melbourne winning mare Blandford Dancing Queen. We are absolutely delighted with this addition. He had the loveliest dishy head with a big white star and the longest length of rein I have seen on a foal and he can move like to wind!!! We expect this colt to mature around 13.2hh.

Thorne Parks Romany Royalist (AI) – SOLD To Vanessa Di Vita, Vic
Sufton Romany Lore imp x Austral Star TB

Thorne Parks Romany Royalist (AI) is set to be the future star of the stud. He has just been sold to Vanessa Da Vita in Victoria who intends to bring him out as a Newcomer. We can’t express how thrilled we are at this new home. He is a stunning brown gelding by Sufton Romany Lore imp and he should mature around 14.2hh. He has an exceptional front and the most breathtaking movement.

Thorne Parks Romany Rose (AI) – SOLD to Jade O’Brien
(Sufton Romany Lore imp x Glyndebourne Morticia)

Zoe is the most beautiful pony to have around. She is a bright chestnut filly who should mature between 13.2-13.3hh. Zoe has an exceptional front just like her mother and stunning movement.

Zoe has exceeded all our expectations and we wish Jade O’Brien to best of luck with her in her future showing career. Zoe should make her showring debut under saddle in 2010 with Jade in the saddle and we can not wish them both the very best of luck this season. Already very accomplished under saddle, we can not wait to see what she is capable of with the saddle on

* Top 3 best WA bred and Foal under 1 year – RP Foal Show 2005
* Champion Riding Pony Mare or Filly – Perth Pre Royal 2005
* 2nd Riding Pony Yearling Filly – Perth Royal Show 2005
* Reserve Champion Filly under 3 years – Perth Royal Show 2005
* 2nd Riding Pony Filly class – Riding Pony Show 2005
* Top 3 Best WA Bred & Yearling – Riding Pony Youngstock Show 2006
* 1st & Reserve Champion Yearling – Bib’s N Booties Show – 2006
* 1st Yearling filly – All Stars 2006
* 1st Riding Pony Filly 2 Years – Riding Pony of the Year Show 2006
* 2nd Two year old Riding Pony Filly Class – 2006 Perth Royal Show
* Champion of Champions of the show in Hand – Bridgetown Ag Show – November 2006
* Champion of Champions of the show in Hand – Bridgetown Ag Show – November 2006
* Supreme Champion Part Welsh Exhibit – WA State Welsh Show – November 2008

Ponies Remembered

Thorne Parks Little Darling AI
(Rotherwood Peter Pan UK x Glyndebourne Morticia)

No words can describe how the stud is coming to terms with the loss of our beautiful and precious girl, Katie. Taken far too soon from us on the 20th December 2009 from a paddock accident, that with all the effort in the world, we could not have saved her from. Katie was more than special. She was the the culmination of years of research and breeding to produce the ultimate RP for out stud. We never had any intention of ever parting with this beautiful pony, her place was set in stone. This two year old filly was so close to realizing her full potential. Just six months of breaking in and then I am sure a highly decorated ridden career. 2009 seems to be a very low year for the stud and 2010 MUST get better, because the loss of this beautiful pony has certainly tested our faith and resilience in this sport and hobby.

RIP Katie – never to be given the chance to shine. Why is it always the best taken too soon.

A Champion Remembered

Thorne Parks Keepsake
sadly deceased 23/10/07
(Kinlieth Pendragon x Balmoral Wintersong)

The stud had been highly fortunate to be able to obtain Becky back into our stud as our small broodmare. Becky is a 12.2 3/4hh Bay FS1 Welsh B and Riding Pony Mare. Her breeding is the foundation of the stud and we couldn’t be luckier to have met Karen and Kyra Johnston who have owned Becky for the last couple of years and have had huge success with her. Becky was sold as yearling by the stud; little did we know this cross would become impossible to do again due to Pendragons infertility. Becky has just produced a magnificent colt by Rhoson Gaugin (imp) for Karen. Becky has a positive preg test to Fairlight Acres Riverdance (palomino Riding Pony) and will due early January. Fingers crossed for a Palomino or Buckskin Filly. Sadly we lost Becky to a rare medical condition on the 23rd October 2007. She was 8 months in foal.

Some of Becky’s major wins include:

* Junior Champion – Perth Royal show as a yearling
* Bates Newcomer Large Pony of the Year
* 2nd Welsh B Mare – Perth Royal 2003 (13 in class)
* 2nd Welsh B Mare – Perth Royal 2004 (11 in class)
* Performance Welsh B Mare of Australia 2004
* Champion Welsh B Mare – 2006 Perth Royal Show
* Supreme Welsh B – 2006 Perth Royal Show
* Supreme Overall Welsh Exhibit – 2006 Perth Royal Show
* Drumclyer Award Winner – Supreme Overall Pony Breeds – 2006 Perth Royal Show

Army Style
Sadly deceased 19th August 2009 – RIP Stella
(General Monash x Regal Style (SOD: Stir Tristram)

Stella is a stunning bright red bay five year old thoroughbred mare standing at just 15.1hh. She has four perfect white socks and a wide blaze. She is also a wonderful mover and has the most adorable temperament. After a rather uneventful racing career, she was retired and put on the market. She will be ridden this season and then she will go to stud for a 2008 foal. We can’t express how lucky we feel to have got this mare as she truly is the most divine natured horse we have ever owned. It’s hard to believe she is a thoroughbred at all!! Stella foaled a lovely buckskin colt on the 15th of September. Sadly we lost Stella in August. Her injuries sustained during birth were just too great to repair despite our bets efforts. She will be sadly missed and totally irreplaceable.

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