Brood mares - current

Acacia Ridge Bianca

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Chestnut mare 16hh DOB 11.10.05

Bianca is by AR Bravo Romulus, being his very first foal and is out of AR Ceres, a SJ Hanoverian/Souvenir mare. 

Bianca is competing Elementary Dressage and is giving lessons in between foals. She has had one filly, AR Romance by Heathmont Roulette 

Acacia Ridge Reminisce

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Bay mare 16hh DOB 27/10/01

By Northern Romulus (Hol/Dutch WB) out of Sambucca (Han) who was by Mount Hotham (Imp Hanoverian) out of an Arctic Symbol TB mare (Dark Choice).

Reminisce competed successfully at dressage and also showed style showjumping. Her first foal, AR Windsong (by Welfenadel) was born when she was just 4 years old and turned out to be such a stunning mare to ride that we decided to keep Reminisce as a broodmare. 



Kyalla Russet

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Bay mare 16.1hh DOB 1/10/02

Russet is by Northern Romulus and is out of a TB mare Take Away Rosie. 

Russet has now produced two stunning colts and a filly by Heathmont Roulette - AR Royale, an upstanding bay colt, sold as a foal and now looking very impressive under saddle, then AR Royal Rain and in 2018 the arrival of a super filly, AR Rolton, aka Gilly We are very impressed with this cross.

Acacia Ridge Beltana

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Chestnut mare 16.2hh DOB 16/10/11

Beltana is by AR Bravo Romulus out of Supernatural (Arnhem (Imp Dutch WB) x TB). 

She was started in hand but suffered an injury in the paddock so has now joined our band of broodmares. She will be a valuable asset to our future breeding program. 

Belle produced her first foal, a super colt, in 2017, AR Renegade. Renegade was sold as a yearling to a SJ home in Tasmania; we very much look forward to following his progress.

Acacia Ridge Rejoice

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Bay mare 15.2hh DOB 23/09/00

Rejoice was bred at Acacia Ridge and then sold as a three year old. After producing three lovely youngsters for her previous owners, she returned to Acacia Ridge Stud in 2015, Since then she has produced two super colts by Heathmont Roulette, AR Rio and AR Renoir. She is a full sister to AR Rumpole (FEI dressage), AR Rhapsody and AR Reminisce. 

Sadly lost to colic when AR Renoir was 4 months old.

Acacia Ridge Rhapsody

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 Chestnut mare 16.3hh DOB 18/11/98

By Northern Romulus (Hol/Dutch WB) out of Sambucca (Han) who was by Mount Hotham (Imp Hanoverian) out of an Arctic Symbol TB mare (Dark Choice).

Rhapsody was competing successfully in eventing and dressage but unfortunately due to a fall from a truck as a youngster, has had ongoing problems with her psoas muscle and can no longer be competed.

She has joined our broodmare band. Her first foal Jasmine was a beautiful black colt by Lesley Anne Taylor's imported stallion, Welfenadel. Wunder is a stunning lad. Her next foal was a lovely filly, AR Midori by Richmeed Medallion. Number three another stunning fllly, AR Jasmine, by Mayfield Pzazz, then a super big chestnut colt, AR Solstice by imported sire Starnberg. In 2015 she had her first foal by our new stallion, Heathmont Roulette, AR Rimfire, he is a very impressive young lad, very dark, leggy and great movement. , he has now been sold to a dressage home in Vic.  This year she presented us with a beautiful filly, Rhumba who was sold as a foal.

Past Broodmares

Acacia Ridge Rani (dec)

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Bay mare 16hh DOB 9/12/97

By Northern Romulus out of Mustinano who is by Mustin Lake TB out of a Sunny Coronation mare, Another Joanne. 

Rani was a quality mare with extravagant movement and a fantastic temperament. Rani was a full sister to AR Rhea. 

Acacia Ridge Ceres - Retired

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 Grey mare 16.05hh DOB 15/1/94

By McCartney (TB A grade SJ by Souvenir) out of Cia (Han) by Mt Hotham (Imp) out of Duffryn (Imp)

Ceres had a short career as an eventer and dressage horse and then went to Lizzie Hayman who competed her on the State Junior SJ Squad. As a partnership, they were successful in the junior ranks Ceres came home and became a schoolmaster for several riders. 

Rockingham Delta (dec)

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Bay mare 16.1hh  Delta was by the 3* eventer Mac's Bravado by McCartney who was by Souvenir. She was out of a show jumping mare who was by our original TB stallion Mystic Mission.

Unfortunately Delta did not have a competitive career as she quartered a hoof very severely as a youngster and became unsound

Super Natural (dec)

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Bay mare 16.2hh DOB 26/10/89

"Gem" was with us for over 10 years and produced some wonderful foals. She is by Sir Herbert who was by Arnhem (Imp Dutch WB) out of a TB Fox Whistle who was by Confidence.

Northern Athena (dec)

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Bay mare 16.2hh DOB 1/2/94

Athena was a full sister to Northern Romulus, our founding warmblood sire. She was by Falklands Victory (by Falkland Imp) out of Northern Annalisa by Dutch WB Arnhem out of a Flaneur mare 

Acacia Ridge Rochere (dec)

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By Northern Romulus (Hols/Dutch WB) out of Acacia Ridge Champagne who was by Waveney Goldbine (one of SA's greatest producers of performance horses).

Champagne was out of Shermainor Peggy, a purpose bred sporthorse by Clarence Court. Both Goldbine and Peggy carry the Comic Court line 

Acacia Ridge Rhea

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Bay mare 16.00hh DOB 9/12/96

By Northern Romulus (Hols/Dutch WB) out of Mustinano (TB) who was by Mustin Lake out of Another Joanne.

Rhea was a very successful competition mare, both in eventing and dressage and was the most agreeable horse that I have ever ridden. Unfortunately, due to a paddock injury acquired when she was only 6yo, she became a valuable broodmare and produced two stunning foals by Kinnordy Graziano: Gibraltar and Galiano. They have both been very succesful in dressage and are still respectively competing in Elementery and Inter1 

Acacia Ridge Rejoice

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Bay mare 15.2hh DOB 23/09/00

Rejoice was bred at Acacia Ridge and then sold as a three year old. After producing three lovely youngsters for her previous owners, she returned to Acacia Ridge Stud in 2015, Since then she has produced two super colts by Heathmont Roulette, AR Rio and AR Renoir. She is a full sister to AR Rumpole (FEI dressage), AR Rhapsody and AR Reminisce. 

Sadly lost to colic when AR Renoir was 4 months old..

Sambucca

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Sambucca was my very first WB and the reason for starting my breedng programme.  DOB 10.08.1982 she was a stunning 16.2hh brown mare by imp sire Mt Hotham (Hols) out of a TB mare. I purchased her as a 2yo and trained and competed  her very sucessfully until she injured her neck in a paddock accident.

She is the dam of three of my brood mares, AR Rhapsody, AR Rani and AR Remiisce and also dam of FEI dressage horse AR Rumpole.  Bucca was a gorgeous mare with a super temperament and work ethic.  We lost her  to a heart attack at 19yo

Mustiano

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Mustiano, aka Lakey, dob 8/10/89 was a super TB mare by Mustin Lake, she had  one foal by  Rockingham Keno and two super fillies by Northern Romulus, AR Rani and AR Rhea who both joined our broodmare band. I  sold her in foal to Bravo Romulus and she  produced a very successful evener AR Beau Dancer.

Acacia Ridge Shiraz

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  1. Chestnut mare dob 2/10/1995.  Shiraz was by TB sire Mystic Mission  and out of a Hanoverian mare, Cia.  She has produced some super foals over the years for us, both by Northern  Romulus and then Bravo Romulus.  Revel is still competing dressage in Vic, and Regae is SJ and eventing in SA  and Bollinger,  Beaujolais, Burgundy  are also doing very well.

Avalon Ferronia

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Bella was a lovely big black mare by Belstone Ferez out of a Ludendorf mare that we only had for a couple of years before returning her to her breeder.  She did produce a lovely foal for us, Romeo who is by Heathmont Roulette and a real stunner.