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24/10/2016 Spice gave birth to a beautiful filly on 22/10/2016 at 5pm.  Deep chestnut pinto with plenty of bling.  A full sister to Hollywood Good Golly Miss Holly.  We are thrilled with this girl, she has great leg, excellent conformation and beautifully balanced paces even at 2 days old. 
9/10/2016 Jasper wins Champion at his first show as a three year old winning in good company at the Mainland Miniature Horse Club Show in Christchurch. 
31/3/2016 Grace scanned in foal to Wa-Full Unique Leonardo for another purebred American Shetland foal.  Unfortunately Daisy did not take so will be rebred next season.  Spice should be in foal to Prints. 
31/3/2016 River and Bob attended their first show and won the Fancy Dress and 2nd in youth classes. 

Robert won Grand Champion Cat B Modern Stallion ECMHC Easter Extravaganza in Classic and was 2nd in the Supreme class.  He also won his head, movement and colour classes
Hazel went to first show and won Supreme NZ Bred Cat B
Holly won Supreme Cat C Modern Horse and Best in Show NZ Bred Horse at ECMHC Easter Extravaganza
Ben won Supreme Cat A and Best in Show Classic Horse at ECMHC Easter Extravaganza.  Also took out his head, movement and colour classes
31/3/2016 Ben won Supreme at NMHSNZ Show plus head and movement, 2nd in colour
31/03/2016 Arnie has had a sensational season with his new owners winning multiple supreme Cat B
31/03/2016 Jasper won Supreme Cat B at Kaikoura A&P Show
31/03/2016 Holly won Best NZ Bred and Supreme Cat B at SECMHC show
31/03/2016 Jimmy had a good season - always in the ribbons with a personal best of double champion yearling colt
17/10/2015 Holly won Best NZ Bred Supreme at SHBANZ show
22/9/2015 Sold Flynn, Arnie and Jasper
25/3/2015 Purchased Bluegables Robert E Lee
6/2/2015 Bella sold
5/12/2014 Our last foal of the season is born at 4.10am, a lovely little mahogany bay colt.  This is Daisy's first foal and we named him HMH Rebel Without A Cause, (Jimmy) after James Deane
4/12/2014 Gracie, (SMHCs Freedoms Amazing Grace) gives birth to a filly foal in the early morning.  She is the first purebred American Shetland bred and born in NZ.  Named Hollywood The Lady Haz Pizazz (Bella)
30 November 2014 Hollywood Master of Illusion wins Best NZ Bred horse at SECMHC Show.  Hollywood TCA Special Effects was placed third out of 6 horses
11 November 2014 Violet had Hollywood TCA I'll Be Back, (Arnie) after Arnold Schwazenegger, champagne pinto colt.  A full brother to Hollywood Master of Illusion.  Violet experienced complications after foaling, a prolapsed uterus.  The vet didn't think she would make it, but she pulled through and is now doing OK.
10 November 2014 Fencing almost completed.  Round pen being built.  We now have four stables and a stable yard.
26 October 2014 Jasper at Lani's for show conditioning and training
24 October 2014 Spice had a lovely bay pinto filly foal called Hollywood Good Golly Miss Holly (Holly)
01 January 2014 Jasmin gave birth to a colt foal at 8.30pm.  He has the longest legs I have ever seen on a mini.  Named Hollywood TCA Special Effects, (Jasper)
30 November 2013 Poppy had a lovely palomino colt foal at about noon today, named Hollywood Rave About Me, (Ben) after Ben Affleck
November 2013 Lily lost her foal at 9 months - a champagne colt
November 2013 Hollywood Master of Illusion, (Coal) sold to a wonderful new home
April 2013 Purchased SMHCs Freedoms Amazing Grace (purebred American Shetland mare) from Totara Creek Miniature Horses.
8 February 2013 Moved to Montana Road in Hawkes Bay to a 20 acre property.
28 December 2012 We lost Crystal today from hyperlipemia
5 December 2012 Violet had colt foal at 4pm.  I just went out to the Doctor for one hour and when I got home there was a baby on the back lawn.  No sign of her giving birth before I left for my appointment.  This is the first foal by our American Shetland stallion and we are very excited about his arrival.
1 December 2012 Crystal confirmed not in foal
1 December 2012 Purchased new property 20 acres in Hawkes Bay
21 January 2012 Violet bred to Prints today.  Foal due approx 19 December 2012
12 January 2012 Poppy bred to Rave.  Foal due approx 9 December 2012
21 December 2011 Poppy has gone down to Bluegables Stud to be put in foal to Los Arboles Idols Rave Review
17 December 2011 Wispa and Crystal running together for a 2012 foal. She came into season on 24th December.  Foal estimated birth approx 21 November 2012.
28 November 2011 Spice has gone to Starlines Miniatures for harness training and we are really looking forward to showing her next year.    See pics in her Image Gallery
26 November 2011 Jasmin's foal, Flynn,  arrived 3 weeks earlier than expected. 
25 April 2011 Picked up Violet.  All the horses are home now.
10 April 2011 Charlie weaned
19 March 2011 Purchased Summerlea Toys Spirit from Tomahawk Stud
7 February 2011 Missed Showcase 1 due to Cyclone and Showcase 2 due to having an unscheduled trip to HB to look at another property.  Now have open homes and a new campaign to sell house so all spare time will have to be spent in gardens rather than at shows.  Shows will have to wait until next show season.
24 January 2011

Jasmin confirmed in foal to Bluegables Toy Minator.  Vet scan shows due date as approx 20 Dec 2011 but she was put with stallion on 3rd October 2010 and didn't return in season so could also be early September 2011.

10 January 2011

Purchased Shalimar Cracka' Dawn (Jasmin)

16 December 2010

Completed purchase of Four Seasons Las Vegas Showgirl who will be joining us once her foal is weaned in April 2011

11 December 2010

Purchased Marua Crystal Dream and golden champagne colt foal, Amavar Champagne Charlie

13 November 2010

First Show - Waikato Miniature Horse Club.  Rosy and Daisy each received a reserve champion placing

31 October 2010

Riverview Streakers Come Dancing arrived

19 September 2010

Purchased Cavallini Lucky Maddison Rose

13 September 2010

Purchased Riverview Streakers Come Dancing

26th July 2010

Purchased Cavallini Manhatten Spice Up Ur Life today.  We pick her up on 8th August.

26th June 2010

Picked up Lily and Iris today from Whangarei. 

19th June 2010

Picked up Rosy, Prints and Wispa this weekend.  Paddock is all set up for them.

16th May 2010

Purchased Totara Parks DJVs Morrigan - Silver Dapple Pinto filly - 3rd foundation mare

13th May 2010

Secured 5 acres grazing next to our house so horses can all come home

1st May 2010

Purchased Miniature Horse Float from Bluegables

25th April 2010

Purchase Totara Creek Articulate 50% American Shetland

3rd April 2010

Purchased BayView Zeus Black Iris - Smoky Black - 2nd foundation mare

1st April 2010

Purchased Rathlins WS Champagne Wispa - Golden Champagne Stallion 

11-14th March 2010

NZMHA National Championship Show 2010

5th February 2010

Purchased Totara Creek Realy Just Beyond, our first foundation mare