News from Aurora Stud

The wait is nearly over for Cressie’s new arrival!

Filed in News from Aurora on November 15, 2013
The wait is nearly over for Cressie’s new arrival!

As the endurance team prepares for the weekend’s ride at Sandy Point, we’re awaiting a very special arrival from Silver Crescent.

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Kass impresses on second time out

Filed in News from Aurora on November 13, 2013
Kass impresses on second time out

Aurora Kassanova strode out nicely today in only his second ride outside the arena. Kass is just beautiful under saddle, and has lovely self carriage. He and Janina rode out with Robin and Mertz, down the end of the farm and back. We’re very pleased with Kass’s progress; he’s a very quick learner and is […]

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Crabbet trio at first endurance ride

Filed in Endurance news, News from Aurora on November 5, 2013
Crabbet trio at first endurance ride

Three Aurora-bred Pure Crabbet mares were out in competition at the first time recently.

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“She’s awesome” – Marie loves Clouded Moon

Filed in News from Aurora on April 12, 2013
“She’s awesome” – Marie loves Clouded Moon

Aurora Clouded Moon‘s new rider Marie Smith of Gore declared the pure Crabbet daughter of Silver Crescent as “Awesome” after one of their first rides earlier this week.

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Foley turns riding school horse

Filed in News from Aurora on March 29, 2013
Foley turns riding school horse

Foley (Al Kadira) proved a star when giving a couple of young riders a quick lesson recently.

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Omen’s first two crops under saddle

Filed in News from Aurora on March 28, 2013
Omen’s first two crops under saddle

Most of the Omen youngsters four and over are now started under saddle.

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First of Omen’s progeny out in public

Filed in News from Aurora on March 7, 2013
First of Omen’s progeny out in public

Our first Silver Omen progeny to come out in public under saddle – Aurora Mystique – attended the local Pony Club last Tuesday night with my granddaughter, Kimberley. She walked and trotted around very sensibly until it was time for Kimberley to ride her usual pony, Sunny Brae Rose Maree, and have lessons.

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Showjumping success for Kimberley

Filed in News from Aurora on February 28, 2013
Showjumping success for Kimberley

Kimberley and Rosie (Sunny Brae Rose Maree) had a good weekend at the Southland Showjumping  Championships on the weekend of February 23-24.

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Study compares training of TBs, Arabians and Anglo Arabs

Filed in Arabian horse news on February 22, 2013
Study compares training of TBs, Arabians and Anglo Arabs

A Polish study found that Anglo Arabs took the longest to complete training stages when compared with Thoroughbreds and purebred Arabians.

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Book Review: Lady Anne Blunt – a biography

Filed in Arabian horse news on February 19, 2013
Book Review: Lady Anne Blunt – a biography

Lady Anne Blunt lived most of her life in the shadow of her awful husband Wilfrid, an adulterous cad who pranced about spending her money willy-nilly.

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