CARIS MARQUIS BLUE
(Click on his name for pedigree)
(Int'l SUP.CH.*Springbourne Boy Blue x SUP.CH.Verdrefawr Marina)
2009 Grey stallion, 11 hands
This fancy gray 4 year old colt has correct conformation, straight legs, upright neck, pretty head, and tons of Character and oodles of Welsh Type and movement! Markey's parents were both imported from WALES!! His Sire is a multiple International SUPREME Champion and he has grand-get in the UK that have won at the Royal Welsh! Markey's dam is a multiple SUPREME Champion at halter, and she is 2011 WPCSA National Champion High Score Mare (out of 100+ mares shown!) and Markey looks just like her! Markey should excel in any discipline, but especially in driving, if gelded may make a great child's show pony. Markey will only be sold to a show home. If you want a well-bred Welsh Stallion, this is the guy! He is only for sale as we have 3 stallions that are half-brothers to each other and one of our mares!
** SOLD !! **
Congratulations to his New Owner!!
About "Markey's Sire:
Multiple International Champion & Supreme Champion Springbourne Boy Blue, the sire of 2007 USEF Grand Champion Green Hunter Pony What-A-Bean. A Multi-Champion in halter and harness, Boy Blue also won the prestigious "Champion of Champions" award at the 1994 Royal Winter Fair in Toronto. Sire of champions, including these outstanding mares in the U.K.: Springbourne Eirian, dam of Springbourne Elly, Overall Welsh Champion 2003 Royal Welsh, Springbourne Hurrah, dam of Mynyddtarren Habanera, Class Winner 2003 Royal Welsh, and Blanche Glimmer, dam of the many champions from Barry Shepherd's Vervale Stud. Springbourne Boy Blue was exported to Canada in 1991 and was a big winner in harness and in hand for his Canadian owners. In Canada Boy Blue sired the Champion of Champions and multiple Champion Carriage Driving pony stallion, Relhok Austin Healey.
In turn Boy Blue's sire Breachwood Marwyn was a fantastic stallion that stood at Springbourne Stud for 4 years. He won many championships including Supreme Champion at the Royal Welsh in 1989, Champion Northleach 1986, Supreme Champion Shropshire and West Midland Show 1987, Champion Royal Show and Reserve Wembley Qualifier 1987. Boy Blue's dam was also a successful show mare including Champion at Northleach Show in 1984.
Boy Blue's pedigree features too many top stallions and mares to mention them all: Supreme Champion Rondeels Pengwyn (RWAS winner - exported to New Zealand); Springbourne Halwyn (Champion and Medal winning stallion) and some well known greats such as Penual Mark and Revel Jeeves.