CLYDESDALE HORSE RIDING EXPERIENCE, MEET THE GANG, EAST AYRSHIRE, SCOTLAND

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Aw! Cuddles!!Race on....
Horse and Cart - Digger all dressed upDigger all dressed up!
Were are off again girls, get ready to rumble....

Afternoon gallop

Look Out.....

Don't know what all the fuss is about!!!!

Right girls a gentle walk home...

What a view...

Time for a little afternoon nap

Captain "peek a boo" at Blackstone Clydesdales

Peek a Boo.......

Walking the dogs at Blackstone Clydesdales

Walking the dogs....

Clyde and Abe at Blackstone Farm

Clyde and Abe

The Clydesdales - Introducing the Blackstone Family!

Digger

Clydesdale Heavy Horse Digger

Born: 1st May 1995

  

Digger, the grandfather of the farm, 17.1hh handsome black gelding. He is the versatile schoolmaster who knows and sees all. Retired from the cart in 2011 and semiretired from saddle in 2016 he is a very affectionate riding Clydesdale an all round favourite with his younger visitors Blessed with barn buddy Heather.

 

Randolf

Riding Clydesdale and Heavy Cart horse RandolfBorn: 2nd June 2007

 

Sunday Name - Blackstone Randolf, our gentle 18hh bay gelding arrived January 2012 from Ireland to be a cart horse with Alfie and took to riding and carriage driving like a duck to water! "a big gentle giant"

he is a great all rounder for beginners to seasoned riders. Blessed by foster parent Becki 2017/2018

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Sunday Name - Dairylough Alfie no nonsense 18.2hh Irish bay gelding, who takes everything in his stride. He doubles in the cart with his friend Randolf, he is a fantastic riding and driving Clydesdale a firm favourite with all our visitors young and old.

 

Alfie

Heavy Horse Riding Clydesdale and Cart Horse AlfieBorn: 29th April 2007

 

Sunday Name: Millhill Gem, the top dog of the horsey family. She is a bay brood mare standing 17hh, you can pick her out from the crowd by her very distinctive dark flowing mane and tail. Forward going riding Clydesdale for seasoned riders only. Mother to Honey Blossom, Mr Duke and Forrest Fern.

 

Gem

Clydesdale Brood Mare GemBorn: 9th June 2007

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Mischief

Clydesdale Brood Mare Millie Mischief

Born: 16th May 2009

 

Sunday Name - Aird Millie Mischief, 17.1hh brood mare and as her name suggests full of mischief. An inquisitive bay filly half sister the Missy, Milly and Bonny. Mischief is a bright eye and bushy tail kind of gal. Mischief joined the riding family summer 2013. Mum to Breacán Boy and Dutchess Lady

 

Lucky Boy

Cydesdale Gelding Lucky Boy

Born: 2nd March 2012

 

Sunday Name - Blackstone Lucky Boy, bay roan gelding who is a tinker, always getting himself in to trouble with the other animals and inseparable from his buddy Bentley. A welcome member to the Clydesdale riding family in 2017, he is a fabulous all rounder for beginners to seasoned riders. Trained in saddle by Fiona throughout 2015/16. Blessed by foster parent Becki 2018

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Foster or Adopt me


Sunday Name - Clerkington Captain, spirited black gelding standing at 19.2 hh. Captain is a typical boy just looking for trouble with his buddy Bentley, with his long gait he is for the rider who likes speed! fantastic all rounder, blessed by foster parent Alastair and barn buddy Craig 2017/2018

 

Captain

Riding #ClydesdaleHeavyHorse Captain

Born: 3rd April 2008

 

Sunday Name - Blackstone Missy,

who is a relaxed easygoing filly, so laid-back she is almost horizontal, then put her in a harness and she becomes Miss Speee...edy!! Missy loves nothing better than messing about with sisters Milly and Bonny, then enjoying her favourite pass-time of eating and sleeping. She joined our riding family in 2015.

 

Missy

Clydesdale Filly Missy

Born: 25th March 2010

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Rowena

Clydesdale Horse Rowena

Born: 17th April 2012

 

Sunday Name - Ingleston Rowena, Half sister to Clyde and Sam, joined our family in August 2014. Training under saddle 2017. Forward going riding Clydesdale for seasoned riders only. Blessed by foster parents Linda and Sam for 2017, 2018 & 2019

 

Highflyer

[AKA Sunny]

Clydesdale Stallion Highflyer at Blackstone Clydesdales

Born: 18th May 2011

 

Sunday Name - Blackstone Highflyer, He is our fiery Stallion of the Farm, who is standing 18hh. He is the star of Farmer John's breeding program for 2014-18, with thanks to Mr Muir and Family. He is eager to learn and has taken to his training in saddle and cart well. Dad to Dutchess Lady, Mr Duke, Eden Beau and Forrest Fern.

Blessed with barn buddy Fiona

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Sunday Name - Bentley, no airs and graces in this wee chappy, he is a handsome bay gelding with a loving personality. Who could not love wee Bentley? He is a great addition to the riding family. He just loves being one of the BIG boys!! Joining the pony club circuit in 2017/18 with Hanna, he is flying high.

 

Bentley

Clydesdale Gelding Bently

Born: 25th January 2011

 

Sunday name - Blackstone Milly, bay filly, sister to Missy, Mischief and Bonny, she is always looking for attention. Stable name "Miss Grumpy" as she was stabled for six months due to a fall in 2012. She has now returned to the paddocks  but will never be ridden or be a mum and has been retired to live her life out in her forever home at Blackstone.

 

Milly

Clydesdale Filly Milly

Born: 21st March 2011

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Maytime

Clydesdale Brood Mare Maytime

Born: 24th May 2005

 

Sunday Name - Broadyards Maytime, is royalty and queen bee of the farm in her status, as she was the start of the love for the Clydesdale Horse for Blackstone Farm in 2009. Mum to Mischief, Missy, Milly and Bonny Lass, she is Magi's pride and joy.

 

Mayflower Clydesdale Brood Mare Mayflower

Born: 11th May 2005

 

Sunday Name: Howgillside Mayflower, a feisty roan brood mare standing 17.1hh always eager to learn, now fully retired from riding due to joint pain, but enjoying her time in the fields with her friends at Blackstone. She is fabulous mother to Lucky Boy and Eden Beau.

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Sunday Name - Ingleston Clyde II, Joining our family in August 2014 with half sister Rowena. Clyde is an true all rounder, with a forte to jump!!! he is a handsome bay gelding and a true gentleman, fantastic fit to our Clydesdale riding family in 2016, Blessed with barn buddy Mylène.

 

Clyde Clydesdale Heavy Horse Clyde

Born: 3rd May 2011

 

Sunday name - Blackstone Abe, joined our family in September 2014. Abe trained in saddle by Fiona 2015/16, joining the riding Clydesdale family summer of 2016. Abe is very much a Clydesdale for experienced, seasoned rider's only.

 

Abe

Riding #ClydesdaleHeavyHorse Abe

Born: 20th July 2011

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Honey BlossomClydesdale filly Honey Blossom

Born: 17th July 2013

 

Sunday name - Blackstone Honey Blossom, looks like her mum Gem with her very distinctive dark flowing mane and tail. Honey joined the riding family at Blackstone 2018. Not taking to the bit in the bridle, she rides bitless and has never looked back.

 

Bonny Lass

Clydesdale Filly Foal Bonny LassBorn: 15th April 2013

 

 

 

Sunday Name - Blackstone Bonny Lass, "Miss ATTITUDE" who is a forward going riding Clydesdale for seasoned riders. Bonny is like a petulant teenager who tries your patients at the best of times! and always wants the last word!

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Sunday Name - Ingleston Sam, handsome dark bay 18.3hh gelding. Half Brother to Rowena, joined our family in August 2014. Sadly due to joint issues he will never be ridden and has been retired to live his life out with his friends in his forever home at Blackstone 

 

Sam

Clydesdale Gelding Sam at Blackstone Clydesdales

Born: 31st March 2013

 

NOT a Clydesdale but well worth a mention, is our very own residant Gray Percheron Lockie, AKA Sherman or Tubs! Lockie joined our family after visiting for his holidays in 2013 form Ayr equine centre and never left. It was a bromance at first sight between Farmer John and Lockie.

 

Lockie

Percheron Gelding Lockie at Blackstone Clydesdales

Born: 20th August 2004

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Babies of the farm

 

Dutchess Lady

Clydesdale Filly Dutchess Lady

Born: 25th March 2015

 

Mr Duke

Clydesdale Gelding Mr Duke

Born: 27th March 2015

 

 

Eden Beau

Clydesdale Colt Eden Beau

Born: 8th April 2016

 

 

 

Forrest Fern

Forrest Fern

Born: 15th April 2017

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Holiday Makers 2018

 

Spencer

Clydesdale Gleding Spencer from #PollockPark Glasgow

Born: 15th June 2007

 

Anguston Chance

Clydesdale Gleding Cancer from #PollockPark Glasgow

Born: 6th March 2007

 

 

Cloghan Arthur

Clydesdale Arthur from #Pollock park, Galsgow

Born: 5th February 2011

   

Harry Potter

Clydesdale Harry from #Pollock park, Galsgow

Born: 3rd May 2011


Gone but never forgotten

 

Lily

Clydesdale Brood Mare Lily

Born: 16th April 1995

 

Sunday Name - Green Manor Mayflower's Lily was gifted to Blackstone by the late Mr Frew's family. Lily is the Grandma of the farm matching Digger in his age and wisdom, she was a great addition to the riding Clydesdale family in 2013, now fully retired in 2016 in her forever home. Sadly Lily passed January 2018 gone but never forgotten.

 

Amber

Clydesdale Mare Amber

Born: 2nd May 1994

 

Sunday Name - Shallochwell Amber,was gifted to Blackstone by the late A Maver's family. Joining the Blackstone family in 2015 she fully retired to her forever home, with one small job of looking after "wee fighter" [Dutchess lady] and she did a fantastic job.

Sadly Amber passed March 2018 gone but never forgotten.

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Fun Times

Riding Clydesdale and Heavy Cart horse Randolf  

Riding Heavy Clydesdale Horse Millie Mischief

  Cydesdale Colt Sunny winning ribbons for Blackstone Clydesdales   Cydesdale Colt Sunny winning ribbons for Blackstone Clydesdales

Clydesdale Riding Horse Missy  

Riding Clydesdale and Heavy Cart horse Randolf

  Heavy Riding Clydesdale Horse Mayflower with Lucky Boy

Riding Clydesdale and Heavy Cart horse Randolf  

Riding Heavy Clydesdale Horse Millie Mischief

  Cydesdale Colt Sunny winning ribbons for Blackstone Clydesdales   Cydesdale Colt Sunny winning ribbons for Blackstone Clydesdales

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