Rhyd-ddu Stud

Home of Champion Welsh Ponies of Cob Type and Welsh Cobs

Welsh ponies of cob type, bred for quality, temperament and action.

Donys Rosette
Photo by Miss C Davies
Donys Rosette
Section C mare foaled 1986

Sire: Micheltroy Welsh Rocket
Dam: Synod Glory Bee
by Parc Dafydd

Twice winner of Royal Welsh & Royal of England. A tremendous brood mare with all her daughters breeding champions. Rhyd-ddu Rosina dam of Abergavenny Bayleaf 2008 Royal Welsh Res Ch. Rhyd-ddu Rhia ( 2008 Ch Shropshire and West Midland) and dam of Karnarth Rocky Balboa who was Ch Winter Fair, 1st in Lampeter Stallion Show 2009, Youngstock champion Glanusk 2010 and 1st Royal Welsh 2010

Ashgrove Abigail
Photo by Emyr Williams
Ashgrove Abigail
Section C foaled 1990

Sire: Persie Renown
Dam: Brynmair Janet
by Menai Fury

Unbeaten whilst at the Rhyd-ddu Stud, in 32 outings. Four times winner of the Royal Welsh & Supreme Champion in 2002. The first section C mare to have won the Supreme Championship at the Royal Welsh and produced a HOYS winner.

In foal for 2010 to Peasedown Ronnie the palomino son of Parvadean Lotta Bottle

Maesllwch Menna
Section C mare foaled 1998

Sire: Parc Marvel
Dam: Synod Rose Alice
by Synod Roger

Tremendous moving mare. Winner of numerous championships including Shropshire and West Midlands and Bath and West. First in 2003 Royal Welsh. Winner of ten WPCS medals.

Her son Rhyd -ddu Macsen was 2nd in the 2009 Royal Welsh  and first in the 2010 Lampeter Stallion show.



Photo by Arthur Thomson

Maesllwch Menna

Rhyd-ddu Rhisian
Photograph by The Event Photographer
Rhyd-ddu Rhisian
Foaled 1998

Sire: Ceibach Bonheddwr
Dam: Donys Rosette

Champion at 2007 Royal Show. Reserve Female Champion at 2007 Royal Welsh.

Rhyd-ddu Heledd
Photograph by Anthony Reynolds LBIPP, LMPA
Rhyd-ddu Heledd
Foaled 2001

Sire: Parc Marvel
Dam: Rhyd-ddu Rhisian

Winner of 10 championships, 3 WPCS medals and 3rd in 2004 and 2006 Royal Welsh. Shown here as a yearling

Rhyd-ddu Cati
Foaled 2006

Sire: Parc Hebog
Dam: Rhyd-ddu Heledd

Winner of 7 youngstock championships, for her owners Mr and Mrs Vanslow Lee in 2007

Rhyd-ddu Cati

Pennal Princess Royal
Section D mare born 2005.

Sire: Solloway Hooch
Dam: Pennal Free Dancer.

First in the Junior Brood Mare class

Reserve Female Champion 2010 Royal Welsh


Champion Welsh Cob Lampeter Stallion Show 2008 - one of only two fillies ever to have achieved this honour.

Photograph by Anthony Reynolds LBIPP, LMPA


Photograph by The Event Photographer


Youngstock Champion and Gold Medal winner as a 2 year old filly at the  2007 Royal Welsh.


Pennal Princess Royal

Photograph by The Event Photographer

Rhyd-ddu Cariad

Section C filly
Foaled 2008

Sire: Parc Hebog
Dam: Rhyd-ddu Heledd

Tremendous show season including best yearling at the Royal Welsh 2009

1st Bath and West

WPCS Bronze medal winner St Clears

Photograph by The Event Photographer



Trevallion Rambling Rose

Section D filly foaled 2008

Sire: Trevallion Hooch
Dam: Avonvalley Trinity

Successfully shown in 2009 winning Championships and Supreme Championships



Photograph by The Event Photographer

Rhyd-ddu Glyndwr
Foaled 2000

Sire: Pavaden Diplomat
Dam: Ashgrove Abigail

Section C best of breed Olympia 2005, Winner of HOYS 2008 for Sarah and Sophie Dowedswell.

Has qualified  for HOYS in 2010 for  the 5th consecutive year


The Section C mares have been covered by our own stallion Parc Hebog who is line bred to Synod Roger, being by Menai Cadfridog & out of the beautiful mare Parc Ruby.

Hebog is siring champions at the major shows including the Royal Welsh. He has won the Synod Perpetual trophy for the progeny at the Royal Welsh in 2008 and 2009.

At stud to approved mares

Visitors are very welcome but please phone first.

Contact -  Davies Family

Brownhill Farm, Cwmgwili, Ammanford, Carms., SA18 3RR

Tel: (+44) 01269 844574



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