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For further details of any ponies for sale please contact:

Audrey Runnalls Tel: 01208 821213 Email: arunnalls@btinternet.com  or

Fiona Hammond Tel: 01208 821 709 Email: aphammond@btinternet.com

SUITABILITY: We are more than happy to guide and advise anyone who wishes to buy our ponies. It is very important to us that our animals are well suited to their new homes, have equine company, and are cared for properly.

FOALS: Foals can be booked with a non-returnable deposit, and will be available after weaning in the autumn. Before they go to new homes, all our foals will be happily eating hard food before being weaned, halter-broken / well handled, wormed and foot trimmed, and will be familiar with loading in the lorry. They will of course be registered with the Shetland Pony Stud-Book Society, micro-chipped and passported.

COLT FOALS: We recommend that unless a colt foal is intended for breeding purposes, he is castrated here before weaning. At this age, they are caused the least stress, and once gelded they will have a more settled and far better quality of life. Our vets' charges are very reasonable and we can arrange to have this done, at cost, for the purchaser.

DISTANCE BUYING: Due to our location in the far south west of the UK, buyers are not often able to travel to view our ponies. However we can provide a DVD of any particular pony if required - giving a good indication of conformation, movement…and even personality.

TRANSPORT: We are able to recommend a number of tried and trusted professional equine transporters if required, and for delivery abroad they will take care of all the required paperwork. Wherever possible we will try to co-ordinate travel arrangements of our ponies for different purchasers to save on transport costs.

Tawna Angelica

SOLD

Filly born: 14/05/2012

Sire: Tawna Rubus

Dam: Tawna Saffron

Colour:  Chestnut, white socks + ticking

Tawna Golden Shred

SOLD

Colt born: 02/04/2015

Sire: Kerswell Nutcracker

Dam: Tawna Clementine

Colour:  Chestnut

Tawna Kismet

SOLD

Colt born: 16/04/2015

Sire: Kerswell Sprite

Dam: Tawna Charisma

Colour:  Bay and white skewbald

Tawna Ragamuffin

SOLD

Colt born: 20/04/2015

Sire: Tawna Tristan

Dam: Tawna Rosella

Colour:  Chestnut and white skewbald

Tawna Blue Moon

SOLD

Filly born: 27/04/2015

Sire: Kerswell Sprite

Dam: Tawna Daisy May

Colour:  Blue roan with three white socks

Tawna Serena

SOLD

Filly born: 09/05/2015

Sire: Kerswell Nutcracker

Dam: Tawna Scarlet

Colour:  Bay and white skewbald

Tawna Bea’s Knees

SOLD

Stallion born 10/04/2005

Sire: Kerswell Musketeer

Dam: Tawna Bizzie-Bea

Colour:  Chestnut with white socks

Kerswell Nutcracker

Stallion  11/04/2001

Sire: Vorden Picea

Dam: Nutmeg of Glebefarm

Colour:  Dun and white skewbald

SOLD Licensed stallion AM1691/S03-060. Height: 32.5”

We have used this super stallion since 2005 and he has produced over 50 foals for us. His quality offspring have proved themselves many times in the show ring with wins and championships. On the home page of this website, the photo with five ponies at a show are all Nutty’s offspring - three of them being youngsters. His progeny have wonderful top-lines with nicely set heads, large, kind eyes and a lot of presence. We have retained several of his daughters, and a lovely colt/potential stallion (see Young page).

Now we find that we do not have enough unrelated mares to warrant keeping Nutty - he deserves to be put to greater use - so we are very regretfully offering him for sale. He is sound, healthy, fertile and easy to catch and handle. He runs with his mares and foals in the summer and the other stallions in the winter.



Ponies Sold in 2015

Tawna Sage

SOLD

AX2094/S13

Stallion born 23/04/2010

Sire: Kirkstall Achilles

Dam: Tawna Saffron

Colour:  Skewbald

Tawna Mojo

SOLD

Filly born: 14/05/2015

Sire: Goodworth Bertie

Dam: Tawna Marina

Colour:  Chestnut

Tawna Gloriana

SOLD

Filly born: 19/04/2016

Sire: Tawna Tristan

Dam: Tawna Gizelle

Colour:  Skewbald - chestnut turning grey, and white

Tawna Roseanna

SOLD

Mare born: 23/04/2012

Sire: Kerswell Nutcracker

Dam: Tawna Rosella

Colour:  Strawberry roan with star

Tawna Morvoren

SOLD

Mare born: 18/04/2009

Sire: Kerswell Nutcracker

Dam: Tawna Mermaid

Colour:  Dun

Tawna Scarlet

SOLD

Mare born: 26/04/2006

Sire: Brandon Fiery Jack

Dam: Tawna Mabyn

Colour:  Chestnut

Tawna Smartie Pants

SOLD

Colt born: 28/05/2016

Sire: Tawna Tristan

Dam: Tawna Rosella

Colour:  Skewbald

Tawna Martha

SOLD

Filly born: 26/04/2016

Sire: Kerswell Sprite

Dam: Tawna Marina

Colour:  Black

Tawna Coriander

SOLD

Mare born: 27/04/2009

Sire: Kirkstall Achilles

Dam: Tawna Saffron

Colour:  Tri-colour

Ponies Sold in 2016

Tawna Tarantella

SOLD

Mare born: 13/05/2010

Sire: Kirkstall Achilles

Dam: Tawna Tango

Colour:  Tricolour (Bay and white skewbald)

 



Ponies Sold in 2017

Tawna Lily Longsocks

SOLD

Filly born: 20/04/2017

Sire: Kerswell Sprite

Dam: Tawna Daisy May

Colour:  Minimal tobiano - black with white markings

 


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Tawna Agatha

SOLD

Filly born: 15/04/2017

Sire: Kerswell Sprite

Dam: Tawna Agnes

Colour:  Bay Roan

 


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Tawna Crackerjack

SOLD

Colt born: 21/03/2017

Sire: Kerswell Sprite

Dam: Tawna Clementine

Colour:  Bay

 


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Tawna Izzy Wizzy

SOLD

Mare born: 28/04/2011

Sire: Tawna Rubus

Dam: Tawna Bizzie-Bea

Colour:  Skewbald

 


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Tawna Patrick

Colt foal  17/03/2018

Sire: Kerswell Sprite

Dam: Tawna Tia Maria

Colour:  Bay

FOR SALE

Patrick is a square, stocky, ‘leg at each corner’ little chap. He is Tia’s first foal and she is doing him really well . . . though we suspect he may be pinching a drop of milk from another mare as well! He should mature around 31”. He has a pretty head, but still retains plenty of masculinity about him, and he’s free-moving with a good stride.

Tia has been successfully shown including several championships, and they went out as a pair for the first time at the end of May. Patrick loaded, lead on the halter, and coped with the hustle-bustle in a calm and interested manner. There was no foal class for him (Tia was first and champion) - but he was greatly admired! He undoubtedly has show potential and also possible stallion potential. Photos taken May 2018  


Tawna Stella

Filly foal  25/03/2018

Sire: Tawna Tristan

Dam: Tawna Celeste

Colour:  Pale chestnut

Tawna Ronaldo

Colt foal  27/04/2018

Sire: Tawna Tristan

Dam: Tawna Rosella

Colour:  Strawberry roan and white skewbald

FOR SALE

Our little Ronnie is such an endearing little lad. From an early age he wanted to come over and speak to us, and is so friendly and gentle - only to be expected from these parents. He is the very last foal from Tawna Tristan - now sold - and is a full brother to last year’s filly - Rosetta, who we have retained.

Ronnie has big, kind, intelligent eyes, and a lovely broad forehead. He is attractively marked, and has a grey undercoat so his chestnut patches will eventually turn strawberry roan like his mother - Rosella. His sire won championships in his own right, and also sired championship winners - both in the UK and abroad. Rosella was very successfully shown as a yearling winning 7 x 1st and 1 x 2nd from eight outings in SPSBS affiliated classes. Photos taken May 2018.



Ponies For Sale 2018

FOR SALE

Stella is like a little woolly hearth-rug at the moment and we can’t wait for her to cast her baby coat so we can see her properly! She is quite tiny but has considerable substance for such a little girl, and such a pretty head.

Her sire (chestnut/white skewbald) has now regretfully been sold as he was related to too many of our mares, so this is his last Tawna filly. Tristan had tremendous movement and produced champions both here and abroad. Stella’s dam (cream dun) has been lightly shown with success. Stella appears to be a pale creamy chestnut, and looks as if she will have a flaxen mane and tail. We expect her to mature around 30” which is smaller than we tend to keep in this stud - hence she is for sale. We will update the photos when she eventually gets her summer coat. Photos taken May 2018.



Tawna Cherish

Filly 15/04/2016

Sire: Kerswell Sprite

Dam: Tawna Charisma

Colour:  Minimally marked Piebald

FOR SALE

Cherish is a pretty show-quality two year old filly. We enjoyed showing her as a yearling with some success: 2 x 1st inc Junior Champion and Reserve Junior Champion, 3 x 2nd inc one at County show, and 1 x 3rd. She was also 2nd prize at the SW Group’s youngstock show as a foal. She is free moving and obedient, so an easy pony to show. She is a biddable, confident, friendly little girl and would be ideal for a child handler. She is good to catch, stable, bath, groom, load, foot-trim etc

Cherish is only for sale as, at approx 30” (76 cm, measured June 2018), she is smaller than we aim to keep in this stud. Her mother, Charisma, is an exceptionally attractive skewbald mare, and was the dam of our first mushroom foal (Poldark - by a different stallion) - so Cherish must also carry that colour gene! A full brother to Cherish - Kismet - has this year been licensed as a stallion in Scotland.

This lovely little filly enjoys human company, so it’s important that she goes to a home where she will receive plenty of one-to-one attention. She normally lives out 24/7, but we’re sure she wouldn’t mind coming in at night either!

Photos taken: top three - June 2018 (still with a bit of winter fluff), lower three - June 2017 when shown as a yearling.