Had 2 New Years babies drop last night! Thankfully both sets of mom and foal seem to be doing fine.
NCh. In The Navy (S) x Charming Avenue (B) - Silver Charm (B)
8.2h flea-bitten grey colt
The Amerigo Vespucci is an Italian Naval training sailboat known as the world’s most beautiful ship. It was launched on 22nd February 1931 and is still in use today.
NCh. Hogsmeade (B) x Lake Travis (B) - A.P. Indy (S)
7.2h dark grey colt
Surprised this name wasn’t already taken! Gillyweed is a plant that allows people to breath underwater in Harry Potter and with lines like those I couldn’t resist!
New filly showed up last night and first filly of the year for us!
THE ART OF DESTINY
NCh. Hidden Destiny (B) x Ch. Blue Canyon - ICh. Blue Smoke
8.3h blue roan filly
2 Colts | 1 Filly | 44 foals due
Colts are in the lead so far this year with another one on the ground. We welcomed a healthy Straticus colt and will be sending mom Devil’s Gold to Spiritofsaintlouis next.
A DEVILISH TUNE
NCh. Straticus (B) x Ch. Devil’s Gold - ICh. Devil His Due
Bred by Black Storm West
9h chestnut colt
3 Colts | 1 Filly | 43 still due
Congrats on the healthy Straticus colt!
The boys are coming in strong this year! Another healthy colt on the ground and mom is off to see Ducati next.
NCh. In The Navy (S) x Old Ease - Point Given (S)
8.3h grey colt
The HMS Montrose is an all rounded ship in the Queen’s Navy ranging from antipiracy patrols to providing humanitarian aid. The Ship’s motto is “Mare ditat rosa decorat”: the sea enriched but the rose adorns.
4 Colts | 1 Filly | 42 still due
The boys are killing it this year! Another colt!
NCh. Pay the Boatman (B) x Holy Revelation (B) - Holy Bull (B)
9.2h grey colt
In ancient Egyptian mythology Aken was the patron and custodian of the boat that carried the souls of the dead into the underworld. Holy Revelation if off to see Nobly Regal next.
5 Colts | 1 Filly | 41 still due
Our most overdue mare finally dropped a good sized foal. I’m guessing this is FF way of saying my barn is full of ladies and I need some more boys as we have another colt!
NCh. Pay the Boatman (B) x Ch. Hollywood Drama - ICh. Stressed (B)
9.3h bay colt
Surprised the name wasn’t taken! (seems to be the general consensus with foal naming this year) Hollywood Drama is off to see Devil’s Walk next.
6 Colts | 1 Filly | 40 still due
Love the name surprised it wasn’t taken.
Finally another filly!! This is Scottish’s 5th foal and 5th filly! Pronounced: Baaván Shee
ICh. Dr. Evil (S) x Ch. Scottish Brogue (B) - NCh. Slew O’Scots (S)
Bred by Black Storm West
9.2h dark grey filly
The Baobhan Sith is a wanderer of the wooded Highlands. A dark faerie, she appears as a beautiful young woman, however, her feet are deer hooves. This sultry vampire preys upon male hunters. Drifting into the firelight, she will dance with her victim until they are exhausted. Then her nails turn to talons with which she will slash open the man’s chest and drain him of all his blood.
Scottish is off to see Sionnach next.
6 Colts | 2 Fillies | 40 still due
Still have some overdue Jan foals but we did wake up to another healthy colt!
CALLE GRAN VíA
ICh. Calle de Oro (B) x Ch. Little Black Dress (B) - NCh. Bellagio (S)
9.1h bay colt
Named after an upscale shopping street in the center of Madrid, nicknamed ‘the Spanish Broadway’. Also known as ‘the street that never sleeps’.
Little Black Dress is off to Allinvain next.
7 Colts | 2 Fillies | 43 still due
Two of our overdue foals have arrived!
NCh. Too Stressful (B) x Distilled Sorcery (B) - NCh. Seattle Sorcerer (S)
9.2h bay colt
Distilled has a date with Allinvain
NCh. Allinvain (B) x Sharpshooter - ICh. Long Live The King
8.3h bay filly
Annie Oakley joined Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show in 1885. At five feet tall, Oakley was given the nickname of "Watanya Cicilla " by fellow performer Sitting Bull, rendered “Little Sure Shot” in the public advertisements.
Sharpshooter is off to see Hogwarts
8 Colts | 3 Fillies | 41 still due
Four more foals on the ground! All babies and mothers are doing great. This is definitely year of the colts for us!
NCh. AndLikeThatHesGone (B) x Blank Canvas - Created
9.2h chestnut colt
Blank Canvas has been bred to Secret Handshake
WITH ONE LOOK
NCh. Ducati (B) x Ch. Eye Catching - NCh. I’m A Classic (S)
8.1h bay filly
Eye Catching will see VentureHisDue next
STAR CROSSED THIEF
NCh. Hidden Destiny (B) x Ch. Jeweled Cross - Ch. Magic Cross (S)
9.2h black colt
Jeweled is off to see Tir Na Nog next.
NCh. Exit Poll (B) x Ch. Holy Smokes (B) - Holy Bull (B)
9.1h chestnut colt
Holy Smokes will see Devil’s Walk next.
15 Foals | 11 Colts | 4 Fillies | 37 still due
NCh. Golden Text (S) x Simple Cover - GCh. Harvard Bound (B)
8.3h bay colt
Simple Cover has been bred to Sionnach
16 Foals | 12 Colts | 4 Fillies | 36 still due
Two of our overdue mares finally decided to drop their foals. Everyone is happy and healthy!!
NCh. Secret Handshake x Ch. Hilton Flyin High (S) - GCh. Worth My While (S)
9.3h grey colt
Hilton has a date with Spirit in the Sky next
NCh. Crafty Magic (B) x Vera Cruz - NCh. Conflagration
8.2h black filly
Catemaco is known in Mexico for its community of “brujos" where sorcery is one of the main attractions. Lake Catemaco is said to emit a kind of energy, along with the Mono Blanco Mountain that rises above it. The main event for practitioners is the annual Congreso Nacional de Brujos de Catemaco which attracts around 200 shamans, healers (curanderos), herbalists, psychics and fortune tellers.
Vera Cruz is off to see Hidden Destiny next
18 Foals | 13 Colts | 5 Fillies | 34 still due
Another Feb foal arrived last night and a filly to boot!
NCh. Hidden Destiny (B) x Ambition - FFCh. High Chances (S)
8.3h red chestnut filly
Ambition is off to see Devil’s Heir next
19 Foals | 13 Colts | 6 Fillies | 33 still due
Finally another overdue foal has arrived and another filly!
NCh. Straticus (B) x Ch. Queen Anne (S) - Bold Ruler (S)
Bred by Black Storm West
9.2h brown filly
Berengaria la Grande was queen regnant of Castile in 1217 and queen consort of León from 1197 to 1204. She was responsible for the re-unification of the two countries.
Queen Anne is off to see Too Stressful
20 Foals | 13 Colts | 7 Fillies | 32 still due
Our last mare due in Jan has finally foaled and thankfully both mom and big baby are doing great! Name is a nod to her granddam Walkonthewildside. I would have liked to add ‘the’ but ran out of space and had to choose between that or ‘are’ lol
GCh. Superdocious (B) x Ch. Wild Countess (B) - Count Fleet (S)
9.3h bay filly
Wild Countess has a date with Emoji next
21 Foals | 13 Colts | 8 Fillies | 31 still due