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The 2020 maternity wing....

After a couple of far-too-quiet years on the breeding front, I am now very excited about moving forward with Taraco Stud. In particular, it is wonderful to have seen the first mares scanned in foal for 2020 and to be looking forward to some lovely foals. As always, I have been very lucky to use some absolutely fantastic stallions in 2019 and, with the stallion owners' permission, I will be revealing full details in due course. I think it is fair to say that you can expect to see some welsh cob foals of the calibre, quality and type that you have come to expect from Taraco Stud with some added excitement.

This year has seen the arrival of the first Taraco welsh sports foals for over 15 years, these are being registered under a new prefix "TS" (an abbreviation of Taraco Stud). The first two stunning "TS" foals are by the very beautiful Oldenburg stallion Santo Hit (a son of World Dressage Champion Sandro Hit). These foals did not disappoint. In my opinion, Oldenburg and Welsh are a match made in heaven, with both demonstrating exceptional length of rein, movement, power and class. Welsh Cobs are acclaimed as the best ride and drive in the World, and are athletic performance horses in their own right. I aim to combine the character, versatility, endurance and temperament of the welsh breeds with the height, balance, flexibility and tractability of the Oldenburg. The Dressage World Champion Sandro Hit has shaped modern dressage breeding, producing beautiful uphill types with light-footed, elegant movement and an enchanting charisma and I have carefully selected a performance tested and licenced son of his to bring the very best to my breeding as always. Please contact me if you would like to be added to the waiting list.

2020 has seen the arrival of some lovely foals by my stallions - this includes a significant number of stunning welsh cob mares in Wales, England, Ireland by Trevallion Enzo who was available at public stud (nature cover) for the first time in 2019. With an exceptional fertility rate, I am pleased to say that he got 100% of his welsh cob mares in foal and has been privileged to serve some exceptional broodmares. Taraco Firecracker is also expecting his first UK foals by frozen AI in 2020, demonstrating execellent quality post thaw motility and fertility with frozen AI.

A very small selection of foals and youngstock may be offered for sale and expressions of interest are invited.

 

TS TARANTINO (aka Tino)  
Taraco Bonita x Santo Hit (WB)
British Warmblood/ Welsh partbred  

This upstanding and strong colt is out of the prizewinning mare Taraco Bonita (by Supreme Champion Trevallion Valentino) and by dressage champion Santo Hit (by the world champion dressage sire Sandro Hit). Bred for performance he is an athletic and powerful moving colt that is bold, brave and inquisitive. I am looking forward to watching him mature.
Foaled 14 June 2020

TS TIGER LILY (aka Lily)  
Kiron Black Lady x Santo Hit (WB)
British Warmblood/ Welsh partbred  

Lady is a delightful addition to the stud, specifically chosen for her conformation, movement and trainability. She has produced this most exquisite filly by Oldenburg dressage champion Santo Hit. Lily is extremely elegant, with wonderful floating paces in walk, trot and canter and she already has a huge fan club and following.
31 MAY 2020

 

WELSH SECTION D  
Danaway Vegas x Danaway Cherimarie
Welsh Section D foal 

Stunning colt foal by Champion and medal winner Danaway Vegas (Drogeda Stormy Tempest x Danaway Cracklin' Rose) and out of the most beautiful and wonderful Danaway Cherimarie. With back to back Royal Welsh Champions, multiple Prince of Wales Cup winners and some of the most legendary welsh cobs there are in his immediate pedigree this young colt has some big hooves to follow in.
13 July 2020

 

FOALS BY THE BOYS

With exciting arrivals in Australia and Italy in 2019, I am looking forward to the 2020 foals by Trevallion Enzo and Taraco Firecracker, which will include those both home and overseas. Watch this page for news of their arrival!

 

Other foals

Established in 1998 I am proud to say that I have bred some wonderful ponies and cobs - despite only being a small stud I have bred countless prizewinners including Royal of England winners Taraco Renegade and Taraco Fiasco - please click on the photo to see information on other foals I have bred.

 

Taraco Stud, Canterbury, Kent

A small stud specialising in breeding quality palomino and buckskin welsh ponies and cobs

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