Marena Stud’s New Home is at 387 Yarramalong Road Wyong Creek.
You are quite right! - we are almost
in the same place - our address was 336 Yarramalong Road, so we are just
down the road a little on the opposite side of Yarramalong Road, on a
smaller parcel of land.
We were unable to find a property to
suit our needs in the district and eventually purchased a cottage on the
beautiful Wyong River and planned to develop our property at 387
Yarramalong Road as the Stud property.
We have been so busy reducing our
operation to pocket size - not an easy job after 42 years of
collecting and spreading. We are most grateful to the new owners of
Sunnyside Farm for their help and their patience over the difficult time
of Bruce’s illness and this complicated transition to the new Marena
We are starting from scratch, building
all the infrastructure of roads, electricity, water, stables and fences
on our new Marena Stud, a rather daunting prospect. The good news is
that Bruce is so much better that he is doing the fencing ably assisted
by son Peter Walker,
Angus Jones, and new helper
We would like to thank Antony Joseph and Deena of Castle Personnel for
their dedicated assistance over the last several months.
In fact, we have been so busy that
Lindy and Keeley have not been able to compete any Shows since Sydney
Royal. Lindy is judging
Melbourne Summer Royal, Canberra Royal and National Pony of the Year
Show so will not be competing at any of these shows and, due to
our policy if Lindy or I are judging, nor will any of our clients and
Coincidently, the Evans Family have
sold their Robertson property and are frantically moving and building
from scratch on their new property in the southern Highlands..
All riding lessons will be conducted on
the new property from December 2014. Ring Lindy for Bookings on 0418
433 710. We will be having our usual Christmas School and
Break-up Party on 18th & 19th
December We are looking forward to a fine new start in 2015.
Last regular lessons will be on 17th December, and regular lessons will
recommence Tuesday 13th January, 2015. Please talk to Lindy re
lesson times to beat the heat over the Christmas break.
We will be holding
a School in mid-January, possibly 16th &17th. Please check with
Lindy or watch our Newsletters for updates. We expect bookings to
be tight so please let us know of your interest.
Marena Stud Young Stock for Sale for Christmas - Our young stock are growing and a selection is
ready for sale, from yearlings to 3 year olds, Show Horses and some
broodmares so there is something for everybody just in time for
Contact Maureen or Lindy for full
details of what is available.
Phone: +61 (0)2 4352 1707 Mobile: +61 (0)418 433 710 or +61
(0)400 551 403 E-mail:
has brought us five new foals. Gabi and Emma Hollows
Thoroughbred/Aust. Stock Horse mare,
Breezy Street was the
first to foal, a lovely chestnut filly by Queensland Aust, Stock Horse
Ervine’s Rollex. Pictured at Right Maureen, Gabi, Breezy and her
new born filly.
Emma who was based in San Francisco and
has now moved to Malaysia, has not seen her foal yet and is looking
forward to being home for Christmas, in the meantime Gabi is keeping her
up to date with the foal’s progress in photos.
who is from Marena Accent, Supreme Champion ASH at Sydney Royal and ASH
Nationals, also had a foal by
Ervine’s Rollex. A
chestnut colt, with such a winning background we are expecting big
things from him.
who is a member of the Dance Family which has produced so many Royal
Show Champion including Marena Mayflower, Marena Windflower, has a
stunning dark brown filly foal which will go grey like her famous
relatives. By Kolbeach Royal Print.
Marena Mirage -
pictured at Left with Marena Moonflower on right, foaled
a chestnut colt by Kolbeach Royal Print. This is Mirage's first
foal and our
last foal for 2014 Mirage is another daughter of Marena Accent's so
has multi Royal Show Champions on both sides of her pedigree.
Kolbeach Royal Print
has proved himself a
remarkable sire, producing four seasons of foals for us with the mark of
greatness on them
temperament is superb.
One of his progeny,
(at Right) was
bought by Jo Cornale of Queensland as youngster and broken in and shown by her
12 year old daughter Maddy with immediate success. He was going
to be put on the market
as Maddy wanted to go campdrafting. She took Flame
to a Team Penning day and he was brilliant so she is not going to
sell him now.
Marena Amber Wish
(at Left) currently
being leased from Marena Stud
Ben & Megan Drynan for their children
for Charlotte & Harrison to ride.
ridden by Harrison pictured at left after a successful day
won Queensland Show Horse Council
Leading Rein Pony of the Year.
From time to time Marena Stud has Show ponies for lease as well
as Broodmares. Please contact Lindy to see what is
available for Lease or Sale.
Farm Clearance Auction -
Our thanks go to Justin and Kerrin Rumore of Country to
Coast Auctions for the help in running a successful Farm
Clearance Sale for us
on Sunday 22nd June
Antiques and Collectibles
- We still have some items for sale that we did not have time to
present at the Farm Clearance Auction including some very nice
antiques and collectors’ items. Contact us if you would like to
60th Wedding Anniversary
Bruce and I will be celebrating our 60th
Wedding Anniversary on 8th January 2015. Our family are
giving us a party on Saturday the 10th January.
Where did the time go? It gets away
and we still have so much to do. I have spent my life teaching and
enjoying my beautiful horses, Bruce has spent his with all things
country, love of the bush, and has writing his poetry.
We have had a very fortunate life
together with a loving, loyal family and many dear friends
and best wishes,
of the Month
"Do not regret growing older.
is a privilege denied to many."