Barry Bug Barry Bug began his showjumping career in Scotland at the late age of 8 but quickly progressed through the ranks. As a 10 year old he competed in the Foxhunter championship at the horse of the year show and attracted the attention of John Whitaker who bought him to jump John Whitaker won many classes with Barry Bug both on the national and international show jumping circuit, including 1st place in the International Cup at the Horse of the Year Show. when John Whitaker daughter Louise Whitaker was coming off ponies she began to ride Barry Bug and competed him in young rider’s competitions on the national circuit.
In 1997 John Whitaker gave the ride of Barry Bug to William Funnell who formed a fantastic partnership together they enjoyed huge success including a 5th in the Oslo World Cup Qualifier as well as winning the leading showjumper of the year at at the horse of the year show (Wembley).
Throughout this time Barry Bug had numerous wins throughout Europe including Placing's at St Gallen Switzerland, Bologna Italy and a 1st place in the Top score at Royal Windsor.
In 1998 Barry was bought by High Offley Stud for Geoff Glazzard to compete. Geoff Glazzard and Barry Bug became a winning combination almost immediately taking second place in the winter A & B final at Stoneleigh. This was followed with numerous wins on the county circuit and success in several grand prix competitions and International Trials, including winning a prestigious Portuguese Grand Prix in April 2000. In 2001 Barry Bug again showed he likes Wembley with a number of placing including a fourth in the Daewoo final before winning the knockout at the horse of the year show with a brilliant final against one of his former riders John Whitaker. In 2002 Barry Bug got to a fantastic start winning the first A & B Grand Prix of the year at Hurstbourne. Barry continued his success in Spain and Portugal, often being the highest placed British horse in the Grand Prix series in Spain.
Barry Bug is now retired at High Offley Stud & enjoying life in the field
Barry Bug was gelded late and did have 2 foals, one of which went on and became a successful JA Pony called Betty Bug who was one of the leading ponies in Scotland
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Selection Of Young Horses For Sale
A selection of young horses for sale with excellent show jumping bloodlines please call 01785 284975, 01785 284099, 07811 329229 or Email Highoffleystud@yahoo.co.uk for more information or arrange a visit. Listed below is a SELECTION of our young showjumping horses for sale. If there is nothing that interests you please CONTACT US and let us know what you are looking for, as we have many other horses available for sale from foals upo horses competiting succesfully.
Donna Bella, - 3 yr old bay mare by Verdi
Verdi has the great sire Quiddam De Revel. Tthis line goes back to Landgraf 1 whom have all shown huge jump ability over the years.
Her Dam is the lovely Gonny who goes back to fabulous names such as Farn and Courville.
This mare combines excellent correct movement with a very active hind leg and fantastic jump. He attitude is second to none, she has been easy to handle and is now broken and hacking out easily. Sure to be a star for the future in any discipline.
Riff. - Fabulous bay 2 yr old gelding by Riverside.
This is a very special horse. His breeding represents some of the best in the world! His Dam Fabienne is by the great Florestan. With names such as Furioso and Cor de la Bryere.
The sire is by Regazzoni whose pedigree is unsurpassable. Just to mention a few Rubinstein, Donnerhall, and Pik Koenig.
This horse moves as if on air! He is truly a star for the dressage. He is well handled and has had roller and bridle on, good with farrier etc. His attitude is fabulous making a very trainable horse with huge prospects for the future.
Rubix.- Bay Yearling Gelding
This horse is out of the same dam as the two year old above. Fabienne. She is by the great Florestan. He is by Rubin Star N again grand sire Rubinstein. Rubin Star N is out of Carella whose breeding line is from the great Ramiro and Weltmeister.
This again is a good moving horse who has a super attitude for the future.
At High Offley Stud we breed and produce sports horses of the highest quality that can compete in any equestrianism sphere show jumping, dressage & eventing.
We breed from proven stallions & brood mares to produce foals of the finest quality. We always have a wide range of horses for sale - foals, young horses as well as sports horses that are already competing.
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It`s The Business x Mosaik Foal - Pretty Business
IT’S THE BUSINESS foal has been born to our own showjumping mare MOSAIC. A chestnut filly with the ’Teddy’ (stable name of it’s the business)white blaze and socks. MOSAIC is a superbly proportioned mare with lots of scope, who’s career was cut short by an eye injury. She is a super brood mare who last year bred a foal by the top showjumper ARKO III.
Alec Trickett to Ride for High Offley Stud
Well known local riders ALEC TRICKETT and TORS MALLEN are to ride horses from the High Offley Stud. Alec (who is based at Church Farm)is to ride Niagara B and the two International stallions Arturo 8 and Frou Frou D’anchin when they have finished their stud duties. Alec will also ride the youngsters as they progress.
Tors who is one of the leadi ... More Info
Eighteen Wins Discovery At Rodbaston Show
Eighteen was on fine form at Rodbaston show this morning jumping a fantastic double clear with her rider Paul Simms to win the class, she nearly made it a double by winning the british novice as well she had the fastest time but unfortunately lowerd the final fence in the jump off.
Eighteen is a stunning gray mare by our own More Info
High Offley Horses At BSJA Scope Festival Of Showjumping
Well its that time of year again the scope festival of show jumping is fast approaching and the stafford county show ground is due to fill up with the 1000's of competitors and fans.
High Offley Stud is again proud to lend our support to the show and are sponsoring the 1.30m which should hopefully provide some exciting More Info
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