Cadlan Valley Stud

Welsh Ponies

Nevern WPCS Bronze Medal Show

We dont show much in hand so it was great to take our yearling filly Cadlanvalley Miss Precious for an outing, and pleased that she won the yearling class then took Overall B Champion gaining her WPCS Bronze Medal.  As Hayley was working we asked Katie Parry to show her and she done a superb job as allways.


Sire Cadlanvalley Buzby Dam Waxwing Penny PreciousPhoto by Anthony Reynolds


Another good day for Libby and Buzby, he firstly went Champion BSPS Heritage Olympia Semi Final, gaining his Semi Final Ticket. He then took Overall Supreme of Show in tremendous company of top class Show Ponies , Show Hunter Ponies , and Working Hunter Ponies beating some fantastic top class ponies.,winning the most gorgeous Sash ever.

Cadlanvalley Buzby Supreme Overall of Show


Also a good day for Libby riding Ron and Debbie Thomas,s  two ponies,the 12.2 Show Pony Smalland Play Along winning the 12.2 Show Pony class and gaining her HOYS Ticket, and winning and Reserve Champion on the 13 hands SHP Warleigh Blushing Groom.

Welsh National Championship Show

Really pleased to see Libby and Cadlanvalley Buzby win the National Welsh B Brynseion Final ,he won this two years previously with Katy Marriott Payne so great to see our own grandaughter win this prestigious final.


Also another win that day for Libby was the National WPBR Brynsieon Final for Smalland Play Along owned by Debbie and Ron Thomas.

Royal Welsh Show

No exhibits for us this year at the Royal Welsh but great to see Cadlanvalley Jodette do so well being 2nd in a very strong 2 year old filly class,to the eventual Youngstock Champion. Beautifully produced and shown by Steph Mansfield and owned by the Janpete Stud. Jodette has been a very consistent winer this season.

Royal International Horse Show

Proud to see Libby and Cadlanvalley Buzby crowned the 2018 PUK Champion young rider at this years Royal International Horse Show..No mean feat as Buzby is a stallion so she had to compete in the Intermediate Section against riders up to 24 years old, but at 13 she pulled it off to win her section,then took Overall Champion.



So pleased that Cadlanvalley Allegro was 2nd in the Junior Small Breeds class also at the Royal International Horse Show.Owned by Sarah Drake and ridden by her daughter Bel they have notched up many prestigious wins this season.

Weekend 14th and 15th of July

It was a good few days for Cadlanvalley Sandpiper Who gained his 9th consecutive ticket for HOYS at The Great Yorkshire Show ridden by Katy Marriott Payne. Then his Second HOYS ticket came along within a few days as he won the Junior Small Breeds class at TSR Show ridden by Thomas Payne.


With my husband judging the Welsh B and WPBR Classes at Midlands Silver Medal WPCS Assoc Show ,it was great to see friends who we dont see too often.A nice surprize was seeing two ponies we had bred at the show which we had not seen for a few years,looking so well and beautifully turned out. The first of these was Cadlanvalley Allegro owned by Sarah Drake and ridden by Annabell take Ridden Supreme of the show.

We then saw Cadlanvalley Aurelia go Champion Palomino and Members Champion ,both ponies a credit to their owners.

Show succeses 7th and 8th of July 2018

Again a good weekend with our ponies around the UK.

Firstly Cadlanvalley Buzby won his class by 15 marks to Qualify HOYS 2018 ridden by Libby he then went on to be HOYS Champion at North of England.


On the same day another of our ponies had a good weekend at The British Palomino Society Championships. A big well done to Cadlanvalley Aurelia (Owned by Carolyn Cox  shown by Carole Panyial). Aurelia won the prestigious title of Cream of the Crop, 1st M &M Youngstock and 1st under 14.2 then Overall Champion Youngstock.


At Tilney St Lawrence Medal Show it was a double Championship for Cadlanvalley Ponies.

Cadlanvalley Orpheous was Supreme Welsh Ridden Champion winning his WPCS Performance Medal (Owned by Boo Ridgett and ridden by her Daughter Chloe)

In the in hand ring Cadlanvalley Candice a 2 yr old filly was Youngstock B Champion then Overall Champion winning her Bronze Medal. (Owned by Jane Grant and shown by Abi Staff)


At Kent County Cadlanvalley Picasso was Champion WHP


Then we go to Germany where a 3 year old filly Cadlanvalley Be My Sunshine was at The Regional Show Wiesental. She was 1st 3 to 7 year old mares and best 3 year old and Reserve Overall Welsh B Champion


Another good weekend with Cadlanvalley Buzby taking Welsh Ridden Champion at Aberystwyth Show with Libby gaining her Performance medal.

Meanwhile Cadlanvalley Cashmere and Shelley Dobbs continued their winning ways by being Champion and Reserve Supreme and gaining her WPCS Silver Medal at South Eastern WPCS Medal Show.

Also a big well done to Janpete Stud who were at Clwyd WPCS Silver Medal show with Cadlanvalley Jodette where she was Youngstock Champion and Reserve Overall Champion .

Good weekend for Cadlanvalley Ponies

On the 2nd and 3rd of June was Midland Counties Show ,we were pleased to hear that Sarah Drakes Cadlanvalley Allegro won his class and Qualified HOYS Junior with Annablel Drake and 2nd in the same class was Cadlanvalley Sandpiper.The following day  were the HOYS Open classes and the Sec B winner was Cadlanvalley Bentley a full brother to Buzby , so pleased that he also Qualified HOYS at the same show.  Ridden and owned by Nicole Wayman ,this is Bentleys fourth consecutive year to Qualify. Meanwhile in Wales at Seven Valley WPCS Association show Cadlanvalley Sirocco was Ridden Champion and then Supreme Ridden winning his Performance Medal for his owner Chloe Grimshaw.

Below Cadlanvalley Allegro and Annabel Drake

Junior Small Breeds winner Qualifying for HOYS

Photo Kerry Bates

Below Cadlanvalley Bentley Open B winner Qualifying for HOYS

Not to be outdone our inhand ponies were at Best of British and Champion B and Bronze Medal Winner was Janpetes Stud Cadlanvalley Jodette.

Pic below

Reserve Champion to Jodette was the yearling colt Cadlanvalley Seahawk owned by Janine Aldred.

We would like to thank these owners and producers for doing such a fantastic job with these ponies.

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