Ponies with the conformation to get it done and
    temperament to keep it fun!

Flying Sea Sprite
(Shenandoah Gamekeeper x Farnley Flying Titania (Farnley Lustre)) 
2001 Welsh grey mare. Stands at about 12.1 now and will mature to be a top-end small. Great granddaughter of Farnley Lustre and daughter of legendary Shenandoah Gamekeeper.
  • Sprite is a delicately featured mare with a super-sweet temperament. 
  • She is tremendously willing and incredibly athletic.
  • She has the beautiful, flat-kneed movement so characteristic of Gamekeeper/Lustre babies.
  • She has had ample schooling in basic dressage and is beginning leg yields. 
  • She will go in either a collected, dressage frame or in a loose, hunter frame.

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NEWSFLASH: Sprite won Champion September 25th 2006 at her debut show, going gorgeous in her flat and overfences class in Adult Equitation. 

She performed wonderfully against full-sized horses (Thoroughbreds and Warmbloods) and won the championship:

  • Blue ribbon flat work
  • Blue ribbon form over unfamiliar/never before seen walls, coups and rails
  • Blue ribbon auto swapped leads.

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Sprite has also jumped event courses with confidence, without balking or hesitation including the following obstacles:

  • Trees logs
  • Water obstacles
  • Ditches
  • Stone walls
  • She'll jump anything you put her to as was demonstrated in her wins. 
  • She's also been ridden extensively on trails and in open fields bareback with simply a halter and lead. 
  • She's very responsible and sweet. 
  • She will dominate any discipline, be it hunter, dressage, eventing or simply an all-around versatile children's pony. 

Pretty is as pretty does.  Temperament IS paramount.

At Flying Leap Farm, our goal is to provide your child and family a well-trained, well-bred, kind-tempered pony that will provide an enjoyable experience. Whether your goals are enjoyable trail rides, family outings, or Year-end National Champion Horse of the Year awards, it should all start with a pony that will make it fun for all concerned.

The first essential element is a willing, "let's do it" team attitude in your child's pony.  


Flying Tiddily Wink (Shenandoah Gamekeeper X Severn Merrily)
  • Proven champion winning in hunter pony and leadline classes. 
  • 1996 grey Welsh gelding.
  • Son of multi-time National Champion Horse of the Year winner--Shenandoah Gamekeeper
  • Nephew of Legion of Merit winner Severn Gambol.
  • Wink has the exact same athleticism and temperament of both his uncle and his father (Gamekeeper).

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  • Superb movement and way of going. 
  • Wink has the presence and pizzazz of a miniature Andalusia, but he is still a great, quiet caretaker for children. 
  • He's been schooled in dressage
  • He stylishly does walk/trot/canter flat work 
  • He completes hunt courses with auto changes.
  • Wink has the unique quality of adjusting to the riding ability of his rider, so he's truly suitable for any level of rider--from beginner all the way to advanced.
  • He's quiet on trails, and he loves being ridden bareback.
  • He has been schooled over event courses including logs, water obstacles, ditches, and stone walls, never balking at any.
  • He has been handled and ridden extensively by toddlers and children as young as 2.
  • He is responsible with everyone. 
  • Wink is truly a pocket pony.
  • Wink has an excellent temperament combined with flawless conformation and way of going. 
  • Wink is the picture of the ideal Welsh Pony of the mountain type in conformation, movement, and temperament. 
  • Wink has the temperament, conformation, and athletic ability to do anything from leadline to pony jumpers!

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