Welcome to the Haras des Pommiers

Conviently situated a few kilometers from the Equestrian town of Fontainebleau, and the A6 and A5 motorways, the Haras des Pommiers is a stud specialising in the breeding of Shetland and Sport Ponies. We also provide a small number of liveries, including short term stabling for horses and ponies competing at the nearby (11km) Fontainebleau equestrian park (Grand Parquet)

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Wells Cassius – available for stud

January 29, 2017

Welcome to Wells Cassius, just arrived from the UK. Black , born 09/05/2002 , 104cm

Available for stud for this year, 2017

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A top quality breeding stallion, who has produced top class show winning ponies including
Ceann Charm, who has won many championships and supremes as well as winning the
SPSBS National Award for Best Yearling 2011. An asset to any stud wanting to breed big
boned, true to type quality ponies.

Superb pedigree – see here 

Contact Nicky Beck

+33 (0) 160550712

+33 (0) 603330262

nicky@harasdespommiers.com
www.facebook.com/HarasdesPommiers

Stud – Robin des Girards

January 28, 2017

ROBIN DES GIRARDS – Shetland Pony Stallion 106.5cm, grey-roan

Available at stud for 2017 – reserve now

Registered Shetland  Stallion, by Leo of Wilverley (GB) and Idylle des Foltiers. Listed in the French Shetland studbook .

Robin’s detailed pedigree is here

Recently crowned Supreme Champion,  Fontainebleau July 2012.  Graded ‘First Class’ at the Shetland Stallion Classification at Haras du Pin in March 2009.

Robin is a fantastic little sporty pony, with a great temperament, lots of style and super movement. He is ‘Standard’ size, measuring 106.5cm and grey/roan in colour. Robin competed for the first time last summer and had great success, 1st Senior Male at Aurouer, 2nd at Solognpony, 2nd at Lignieres en Berry in a very impressive line up and 5th at the  French National Championships. Robin was broken to ride last summer by our daughter Elyssia and we are extremely proud of his progress. He qualified “Qualifee” at Solognpony 2011 for the ‘Tests de Loisirs’, “Selection” at Europoney 2012 and “Selection” at National level at Solognpony 2012. This is a course of challenges to assess a ponies suitablility/calm nature  to obtain an independant and secure exterior mount. There are challenges such as a passage through water, a bridge crossing, a log to jump, load and unload into a horse box, pick up the 4 feet, mount and dismount without moving off, road signs to name just a few.  Robin competed at his first jumping competition at the SHN in Fontainebleau in January 2012 with my daughter Rhianna, where they achieved a super clear round, well done to the couple. Robin currently has 3 filly foals, April Seven 2010 (by Kiss Me), Butterfly des Pommiers 2011 and Crumble des Pommiers 2012 by our Mini des Pommiers (currently in foal to Robin and due in July).  The foals are very sweet natured,  sporty and love children. They are well handled, vaccinated, and well behaved with the blacksmith.

Fee : natural covering (running with mare) ,including livery during 2 heats (1 month). €150 + TAX (10%)

Contact Nicky Beck

+33 (0) 160550712

+33 (0) 603330262

nicky@harasdespommiers.com
www.facebook.com/HarasdesPommiers

Livery

January 20, 2017

 – Livery horse/pony 

We are able to offer a few of our stables for long term or short term livery. Haras des Pommiers is situated in quiet countryside with easy access to bridleways and public paths for hacking out. We are a small establishment, priding ourselves on cleanliness and giving individual attention to the horses and ponies in our care. Depending on availability, there is a possibility to use a small arena (on request).

The livery includes turnout every day, either in individual paddock or with other ponies. Prices are  €350/month  incl. 20%** tax for a pony (<150cm), €375/month incl. 20%** tax for a  horse (<165cm) and €400/month incl. 20%** tax for a large horse (> 165cm). These prices include wood pellet bedding on rubber matting,  Feed and hay is given twice daily. We have a video surveillance system, which also allows our clients to view their horses online via the internet or a smart phone. Small pony livery on request.

Ad-hoc Short Term Livery
We also provide ad-hoc, short duration livery. We are only 11 km (7 miles) from the Fontainebleau international equestrian park (Grand Parquet) and so are particularly well located for arriving and departing international competitors. In addition our proximity to the main A6(10km) and A5(22km) motorways (autoroutes) is convenient for long journey stop-overs. Please contact us for prices and availability. We are fluent in English and French, and also speak some German.

**please note: 20% VAT is applicable from 1st January 2014.

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Contact Nicky Beck
+33 (0) 160550712
+33 (0) 603330262

nicky@harasdespommiers.com

Shetland Pony Stud – 2016

May 13, 2016

Wells Cassius, Shetland Pony 104cm, Black

Welcome to Wells Cassius, just arrived from the UK. Black , born 09/05/2002 , 104cm

Available at stud for 2016 – reserve now

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A top quality Shetland Pony breeding stallion from the celebrated Wells Stud near Aberdeen in Scotland, who has produced top class show winning ponies in the UK, including Ceann Charm, who has won many championships including the SPSBS National Award for Best Yearling 2011. An asset to any stud wanting to breed big boned, true to type quality ponies. Cassius is a kind natured, sociable pony, who is very well proportioned with fantastic light movement. He has a kind handsome head and abondant mane and tail. This is his first year breeding at Haras des Pommiers, we are very excited to see his first foals in 2017. Superb pedigree – see here

 
Fee : natural covering (running with mare) ,including livery during 2 heats (1 month). €185 including TAX. Metrite test done in the last month required.

Contact Nicky Beck

+33 (0) 160550712

+33 (0) 603330262

nicky@harasdespommiers.com

www.facebook.com/HarasdesPommiers

ROBIN DES GIRARDS – Shetland Pony 107cm Grey

Available at stud for 2016 – reserve now

Registered Shetland  Stallion, by Leo of Wilverley (GB) and Idylle des Foltiers. Listed in the French Shetland studbook .

Robin’s detailed pedigree is  presented here or here

Graded  ‘First Class’ at the Shetland Stallion Classification at Haras du Pin in March 2009. Robin is a fantastic little sporty pony, with a great temperament, lots of style and super movement. He is ‘Standard’ size, measuring 107cmand grey in colour. Robin has competed with success in the Shetland Pony breed shows, both at Regional and French National Championships, being well placed each time. In 2012 he was Champion Supreme at Europoney at the breed show and also participated in the ridden presentations at this huge event.

He was broken to ride by my daughter Elyssia and has successfully competed in the French National Stud ‘Tests de Loisirs’, obtaining “Qualifee” in Regional at National level at Solognpony 2012. This is a course of challenges to assess a ponies suitablility/calm nature  to obtain an independant and secure exterior mount. There are challenges such as a passage through water, a bridge crossing, a log to jump, load and unload into a horse box, pick up the 4 feet, mount and dismount without moving off, road signs to name just a few.

Robin competed at his first jumping competition at the SHN in Fontainebleau in January 2012 with my daughter Rhianna, where they achieved a super clear round, well done to the couple.

Having outgrown riding Robin, our daughter Rhianna now drives him and is qualified to compete at the French National Championships in July at Lamotte Beauvron in Club Poney 1. Robin has participated at Europoney and won the Driving Dual 2 years running. Driven by our friend Angele who is 17, he competed a 3 phase driving competion at the Grand Parquet the weekend of 7/8 May 2016, consisting of dressage, maniability and a 7km marathon with 5 marathon obstacles, he arrived in the time and finished 6th, a very brave effort against big and experienced horses.

Robin has very good fertility and currently has 8 filly foals, April Seven 2010 (by Kiss Me), Butterfly des Pommiers 2011, Crumble des Pommiers 2012, Daisy des Pommiers 2013 by our Mini des Pommiers (currently in foal to Robin and due in July), 1 colt foal Delight des Pommiers 2013 and 2 filly foals Emperess des Pommiers 2014 and Fairy des Pommiers 2015 with Light Wing de Cottard, 1 filly foal Fleur des Pommiers with Headowork Sandra 2015 and 2 filly foals with Hoora.  The foals are very sweet natured,  well proportioned in the breed standard, sporty and love children. They are well handled, vaccinated, wormed, microchipped and papers and used to the blacksmith.

Fee : natural covering (running with mare) ,including livery during 2 heats (1 month). €185 including TAX. Metrite test done in the last month required.

Robin Equita’Lyon 2013 – winner in the sulky racing

Contact Nicky Beck

+33 (0) 160550712

+33 (0) 603330262

nicky@harasdespommiers.com
www.facebook.com/HarasdesPommiers

Robin wins at Equita’Lyon 2013

February 8, 2016

Robin Equita’Lyon 2013 – winner in the sulky racing

Contact Nicky Beck

+33 (0) 160550712

+33 (0) 603330262

nicky@harasdespommiers.com
www.facebook.com/HarasdesPommiers

EUROPEAN PONY, Fontainebleau 2012

December 25, 2015

Pictures from our recent Shetland showing and exhibitions at the European Pony Championships, Fontainebleau

For Sale – Rumba des Girards

March 16, 2014

**** SOLD****

Rumba Des Girards – Shetland Pony

For Sale pure bred Shetland Pony .

Rumba des Girards by Leo of Wilverley (GB) & Ode des Girards by Emir des Girards. Mare Grey 2005 1m02, presented in-hand and ridden with excellent results. Very kind and easy going. Participated at Europoneys with very small rider. Half-Sister to Robin des Girards.
visible Fontainebleau (77) Prix €1500 + VAT.

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Contact Nicky Beck

+33 (0) 160550712

+33 (0) 603330262

nicky@harasdespommiers.com
www.facebook.com/HarasdesPommiers

Toyota “Aqua Poney” Advert – the making of

March 7, 2013

Some more video of our shetlands in this “making of” the Toyota advert

Contact Nicky Beck

+33 (0) 160550712

+33 (0) 603330262

nicky@harasdespommiers.com
www.facebook.com/HarasdesPommiers

Our shetlands in the new Toyota Advert

March 5, 2013

Contact Nicky Beck

+33 (0) 160550712

+33 (0) 603330262

nicky@harasdespommiers.com
www.facebook.com/HarasdesPommiers

Rhianna & Jupiter – first eventing competition

October 14, 2012

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