Bradgate Park Dante
Dam: Allegro Moderato
“Dangles” is the little angel of the yard. No one tries harder than this guy. Beautiful on the flat and BRAVE cross country he has a heart of gold. This is the first purpose bred Eventing horse that John and Bev at Bradgate Park bred, and boy did they get it right.
Andrew watches the cake intake when he is competing Dangles as he isn’t that big, but he always gives us plenty of reasons to pop the champagne.
Ding Dang has given Andrew his biggest highlight thus far in his Eventing career by winning Adelaide CCI 2* in 2016.
Dangles mum has been responsible for producing some of our favourite horses.
- 2016 Adelaide Internation 3 Day Event CCI 2* – 1st
- 2016 Goulburn Eventing CIC 2* – 2nd
- 2016 Equestriad CNC 3* – 2nd
- 2016 Melbourne International 3 Day Event CCI* – 2nd
- 2016 Tamworth International CNC 2* – 1st
- 2016 Sydney International Eventing CIC 2* – 1st
Dangles has had a tough 2017 having colic surgery at Agnes Banks Clinic. The vets there were super and we have them to thank for getting him through a difficult couple of months. Our special boy is rehabilitating well and it make our day to see him in work. He looks a treat again and things are looking good for the future.
Bradgate Park Fonzie
Dam: Bradgate Park Jezzebelle
Andrew loves the Fonz bomb so much he wanted to call Henry (first child) “Fonzie”. Denied that opportunity his affection continued and his day is guaranteed to be a happy one as long as he gets to ride him. If not, a paddock visit will ensue and likely a story about the delightfully cheeky favourite to the kids that night.
Fortunately, he is a talented as popular and that makes this horse the real deal. His dressage breeding and unflappable attitude ensures he is always in the top few at the dressage.
- Melbourne International 3 Day Event CCI 2* – 1st
- 2017 Tamworth CNC 2* – 1st
- 2016 Tamworth CIC 2* – 1st
- 2016 Equestriad CNC 2* – 3rd
- 2016 Sydney Eventing CNC 2* – 2nd
- 2016 Wallaby Hill Eventing CIC 1* – 2nd
- 2015 Equestriad CNC 1* – 1st
As we all know Eventing has it’s ups and downs and having Fonzie on the draw always guaranteed a good event for us. However mid 2017 he sustained a small injury and the decision was made to retire him from Eventing. We and his owner’s John and Bev Healey felt that if we kept eventing him he would have a short yet brilliant career but if we focussed on his dressage he could have a successful but also long one. Andrew’s regard for this horse is unmatched but we truly believe that in every instance the horses welfare is paramount and decisions must be made with the best interest of the horse at heart. Between Eventing weekends, the odd show-jumping and dressage day and “family time” dedicating enough time to a straight dressage horse for Andrew is just impossible. We are very excited to watch the gorgeous, talented and just wonderful in every aspect Emma Bishop ride Fonzie in his dressage career. Go Emma and Fonz Bomb!
Bradgate Park Galileo
Dam: Allegro Moderato
“Gus” is the stunning half brother of Dangles and is another Bradgate Park talent. He is a true three phase horse.
Bradgate Park Grafenhurst
Bradgate Park Dolce