Overall, despite the dismal weather, we had a pretty good Show season in 2012.
Whisper continued her winning ways and ended up being placed 2nd in the Fell
Pony Society Performance Points awards. Kerbeck Night Breeze was only shown
twice, winning her class both times. Kerbeck Night Topaz won her only outing
also had a great year with Kerbeck Fire Cracker, with many wins and placings
in Dressage events. They won the FPS Dressage Points awards.
As always we have had comings and goings. Greenholme Andrew II left us to
join Kerbeck Raven’s Fire in the Isle of Man in the autumn. Kerbeck Moonraker
one of our Exmoor boys went to a local Riding centre in the early Spring and
Kerbeck Jubilee’s Fire also left for a new home in Germany. Kerbeck Night
Duchess, Jubilee’s mum is also leaving soon, to go to an old friend for
her daughter to learn to ride on. Very appropriate, as Sarah learned to ride
on Townend Princess II, Duchess’ Great, Great Grandmother many years
Currently we are busy handling the youngsters and restarting a couple of
geldings, Inglegarth Hi Hat and Raeburnhead Merlin (aka Topper and Tipper)
that we bought
last year. In time they will be offered for sale.
The winter proved to be a long hard one, especially for the out wintering
ponies. The cold and snowy Spring was a bit of a trial. However it
would seem that the
summer is now with us and we are looking forward to getting out and
See more about our Horse Holidays
on the Equine
Holiday Accommodation page.
Please keep the news coming
in. We will update shortly and hopefully have more photographs. We
welcome news of any other Kerbeck ponies out there - we know the
whereabouts of several and have regular contact with their owners. We
have lost contact with others and would be very pleased to hear from
them. Please click here
to go to a list of information that we have gathered about our ponies.
We are also very happy to see visitors but would
appreciate a 'phone call before the visit to ensure we are not away at
a show or event with some of the ponies - click here for contact details.
To visit the Cumbria Bridleways Society website,
please click here.
If you would like to know more about the Fell Pony
Breed, please visit the Fell
Society web site or the Fell Pony
Museum web site.