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BKS Fantasia sold

05 Oct 2017

Congratulations to Sara on the purchase of BKS Fantasia (Fifi), our wonderful Furstenball daughter out of Real Ruby, Fran's great serial winning mare.A real favourite with everyone who has had anything to do with her we are excited for Fifi. Our thanks to Ashley Jenkins and Dan and Jamie for doing such a great job with her, we are all very sad to see her go but happy she will have a home for life and a wonderful future with Sara. We're already looking forward to seeing her out and about on the competition circuit. [...]

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Deutschmeister (Donny) sold

05 Oct 2017

Donny has been sold to a fantastic home where he will be quietly brought on, aiming for the top levels of the sport. Congratulations to his new owner, this is a very special horse. [...]

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BKS Grand Design sold to a new pony rider

28 Aug 2017

News from the McDowall family that Grand Design has been sold to a new home. Hopefully we will see him out and about again competing once the new pair have established a good partnership. Sad day for Charlotte and Ted as they have had a fantastic few years together and have had the most amazing partnership. Sadly, a chance to compete together at the Europeans was foregone as Charlotte had outgrown Ted and was concentrating her efforts on another team pony this year. However, Ted and she finished well with wins at medium of 74.8 and 75.7 on 19th August. Our best wishes go to Charlotte as she looks for a Juniors horse. Hopefully Ted will teach his new rider everything he knows and get them on the right track for a great future.[...]

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Fifi (BKS Fantasia) 2nd at Regionals and Qualifies for the BD Nationals in September

05 Aug 2017

Our fantastic mare BKS Fantasia, ridden by Ashley Jenkins, has come 2nd at the Regionals, battling through the wind and rain with the great score of 70.31%. She is to compete at the Nationals in September. Well done Fifi and Ashley! [...]

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Grand Design wins JR, YR and Pony team test at Hartpury Festival of Dressage

10 Jul 2017

The brilliant combination of Charlotte McDowall and BKS Grand Design triumphed at Hartpury Festival of Dressage winning the Junior, Young Rider and Pony Team Test combined class with 68.42%. Grand Design is now for sale as his rider is out of ponies this year. [...]

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