Sandhills Swing

Sandhills Swing
16hh mare by Staccato out of Sandhills Jazz (Jive Magic – APH Samland)
DOB: 30/9/13
Swing is a beautifully bred mare who oozes class and presence. She has lovely movement with natural swing and cadence.
She would suit a capable young rider who is looking to bring on a young horse in dressage or eventing. She has had 2 competition outings and has been a pleasure to ride and handle at the competitions.
She is naturally forward going and straight forward to ride in a snaffle in all phases. She is confidently jumping 95cm with great form and competing EvA80 eventing.
$13,200 inc GST

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Sandhills Invader


16.2hh Brown gelding DOB 4.02.13

This is a stunning individual who is from the same dam as Sammi Birch’s Hunter Valley II who was selected as reserve for the Rio Olympics and would have been selected for WEG 2018 except he sustained a small injury prior to the team being announced. His dam’s sire, Brilliant Invader needs no introduction, as he is the sire of Blyth Tait’s World Champion Ready Teddy and also many of Wendy Schaeffer’s top level eventers.
He is by Staccato who sired 2 winners of Adelaide 4*!
This horse was bred to jump and gallop and has the most amazing looks.
He is going kindly under saddle and is consistently on the bit and has started jumping under saddle.
He shows enormous promise as a jumper free schooling as he is sharp in front and happy to use his hind end.

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Sandhills Adelaide

Sandhills Adelaide

Sandhills Adelaide

A stunning filly with the most amazing jumping breeding including wonderful thoroughbred jumping bloodlines.

Price $22,000 inc GST

Sandhills Adelaide

DOB 18/11/15





Free Lilly

Lord Liberty

Miss Playback

Feldale Accolade

Belcam Agassi


Benaloo Rose

Feldale Better Days


Baby Bias

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Sandhills Style

Sandhills Style
7yo 15.3hh brown gelding
Sandhills Style is bred for the job. He is out of Sandhills Special currently competing 3* with Prue and he is by Stakkatol (Stakkatol youngster was highest price at this years PSI auction in Germany) who is by the legendary sire Stakkato (leading German jumping sire for many years). Style is a result of many years of performance breeding at Sandhills. His dam, Sandhills Special, is by Croftlea Artisan and out of Sandhills Secret. Secret is by Staccato (standing at Sandhills) and out of the grand dam of Sandhills Brillaire.
This is a very special individual and reluctantly offered for sale.
He is currently competing EvA105 and confidently jumping 1.15m. Although small in stature, he is a lovely moving horse with an expressive jump and has scope to burn. This horse has it what it takes to go to the top.
If you are interested in Style please call Craig on 0407 383308

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Choose your own youngster to bring on

SandhillsBrillianceWe currently have a range of young horses from 2yo’s through to 4yo’s that have been broken in and are ready to start work. They have been purpose bred for eventing and have bloodlines including Staccato, Croftlea Artizan, Raise A Stanza, Feldale Regardless R. Our foundation mare stock are tried and true performance bred mares including Sandhills Brillaire’s full sister Sandhills Glint.

Horses Wellington

We also have weanlings and yearlings which have been bred at Sandhills and are available for viewing upon request. We are passionate about the development of these young horses so we include a 12 month period for them to be ‘turned away’ in prime horse country at Scone and Wellington. This time helps enormously with their physical and mental development in a stress free environment until they are old enough to be broken in.

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Sandhills Youngsters

Sandhills Youngsters

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Sandhills Special

Sandhills Special is an 8yo mare by Croftlea Artizan (NZ Tbred) from Sandhills Secret (by Staccato). Special is now competing 2* with Prue and placing consistently.   Special in the culmination of years of breeding and Prue is certainly reaping the benefits. Special has a wonderful temperament with great movement and an exceptional jump. She is regularly ridden by a young member of the team – 11yo Oliver Barrett.

Sandhills Special

Sandhills Special

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CP Issey Miyake

CP Issey Miyake

CP Issey Miyake

Emma Bishop is having wonderful success with her Staccato mare, CP Issey Miyake. Together they won the Sydney CCI2* in 2016.

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Sandhills Brillaire

Sandhills Brillaire

Sydney Event

Sandhills Brillaire is now based in the USA and owned by Julie Richards and family. Julie has had great success with her there in 2016, placing regularly at 3* level. She is now being ridden by a junior and is placing at Training (1*) level in the USA.

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Advanced eventer owned by Tim Page and Olympian, Stuart Tinney. Panamera has won Adelaide CCI**** with Stuart and is now inn semi-retirement but enjoying showjumping with his daughter Gemma. They are currently the bareback high jumping champions of the World Cup Show at SIEC!

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Sandhills Bandit

Sandhills Bandit is now being campaigned by Phoebe Tucker in Western Australia. He has started competing successfully and is a very striking individual!

He is by Sandhills Bounce who is successfully competing at 2* level with Jack Hayden. Sandhills Bounce is out of Sandhills Beetle who is by Stirling Sprite. This is amazing eventing breeding as Bounce is by the New Zealand bred Croftlea Artizan who is related to Delta, Messiah and Lionheart who all represented NZ. The other notable progeny from Croftlea Artizan is Sandhills Special who is competing successfully at 2* level.

And it doesn’t stop there! Stirling Sprite is the sire of Adelaide Hill who won Melbourne CCI3* 2015 and Sandhills Beetle is a half sister to Staccato.

Sandhills Bandit

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