Welcome to CorleyOak Shetland Stud ....
(last updated 19.01.17)
Above are our 2016 foals CorleyOak Spotlight (Topsy) on the left and CorleyOak Dark Secret (Cocoa) on the right at the British National Foal of the Year Show at Solihull Riding Club. Keeping (the almost white all over) Topsy clean was something of a challenge!! We were so proud of her, standing fourth out of a class of eleven in the "Home-Produced" class against different breeds. Then she was placed fourth in the standard filly class, despite being a bit small and the wrong colour..... Cocoa was initially brought into line in 3rd place, but was demoted to 5th for naughty behaviour in front of the judge! Topsy behaved impeccably throughout! All in all though, we were very pleased with both of them. It's a big ask for six-month old foals and a bit of excitable behaviour is to be expected!
Enquiries welcome: please call us on 01676-540055 (home) or 07939473980 (Mobile) or email us:- firstname.lastname@example.org
Above is our home-bred stallion, Bob (photo by kind permission of Emmpics - emmpics.co.uk)
We have now bred 20 foals:-
CorleyOak Spotlight (Topsy) - 2016
CorleyOak Dark Secret (Cocoa) - 2016
CorleyOak Flash Alan (Alan) - 2015
CorleyOak Amba Sunrise (Amba) - 2015
CorleyOak Pearlescent (Pearl) - 2014
CorleyOak Silver Moonstone (Jewel) - 2014
CorleyOak Gladiator (Max) - 2014
CorleyOak Done & Dusted (George) - 2013
CorleyOak Jack Magic (Jack) - 2012
CorleyOak Mille Fleurs (Millie) - 2011 *
CorleyOak Charismatic (Matt) - 2010
CorleyOak Angelina (Angel) - 2010
CorleyOak Cinsation (Cindy) - 2010
CorleyOak Red Rose (Rose) - 2009 *
CorleyOak Legacy of Sovereign (Samson) - 2009
CorleyOak Easter Bobby Dazzler (Bob) - 2009
CorleyOak Touch Wood (Hope) - 2008
CorleyOak Champagne (Storm) - 2008
CorleyOak Apatchy (Patch) - 2008
CorleyOak Black Diamond (Diamond) - 2007
* We know where all but two of our home-bred ponies are and would appreciate an update on those two if anyone knows where they are now!
We are a small stud, located in the village of Corley in Warwickshire. Our aim is to breed miniature shetlands with excellent temperaments, conformation and free movement. We also have six standard ponies. Due to our small size, the emphasis is on quality rather than quantity!! Every pony has plenty of attention and handling, making them very "user-friendly", well mannered and suitable as a child's pony.
Below - what a contrast! CorleyOak Stud in the summer and to the right, Gladys, Kelsey and Pearl saying "where's all the grass gone?" (There is A HUGE round bale of hay just out of the picture, so they didn't starve!!) Let's hope it's not that bad this winter!
Below - one of our ponies mowing our lawn in the summer!