About us

Sheribrooke Miniature Shetlands

 Situated in an idylic rural setting to the north east of Doncaster.

Just minutes away from Junction 4 of the M18 or Junction 34 of the M62.

We welcome visits but please ring/message before hand to check that we are available to avoid disappointment.

Two very different seasons summer grazing at Sheribrooke and the view from their paddocks in winter.

 Rual setting 1  Wrancarr Windmill    Rural setting 2
I have been involved with equines since I was two years old loving the thrill of riding from that earlyage when, as a treat on an Easter day out by the seaside, I was allowed a donkey ride. Following the winter it was the donkeys first working day of the season and being in high spirits the one I was allocated ran off with me along Cleethorpes beach. I managed to stay on board with dad chasing after me. Once the donkey was caught the attendant asked if I would like another ride as compensation. I eagerly accepted, apparently, and have been hooked on all things equine since.

Eventually I saved enough money to buy my first horse. He was a four year old skewbald cob gelding of great character and mischievousness, called Scooby. Further purchases of Peggy, a skewbald cob mare, and Chieftain a piebald cob gelding followed. Scooby died peacefully in his sleep at the grand age of thirty years and three months. Chieftain and Peggy have sadly joined Scooby in the great paddock in the sky but all three passed their thirtieth birthdays. 

Following the decision to 'downsize' (in hands) in 2002 Sheribrooke Miniature Shetlands was established. Initially I purchased a mare in foal, who shortly afterwards presented me with a beautiful bay filly foal. At the same time I bought a mare which had been covered to foal the following year and she produced a stunning skewbald colt - Sheribrooke Benjamin. He was licensed as a stallion at the Manimou stud in Cumbria producing some fabulous foals including Manimou Bertie where they were both gelded I was offered them to come back to Sheribrooke where Ben is taking a retired approach to life whilst Bertie is doing lots of Showing. 

Before they returned I purchased a quality piebald stallion and  some more mares all with excellent pedigrees behind them. They produced excellent home bred stock including Sheribrooke Dougal our homebred licensed skewbald stallion and on purchasing a golden palomino stallion Stepsford Pips Little Jasper bred Sheribrooke Ness a golden palomino colt now 30.5" who is retained and a licensed stallion whilst Jasper has joined another stud to carry on his good work. 

The future of the stud lies in breeding quality ponies which include skewbalds of more unusual colouring (dilutes), palominos, chestnuts and cream duns.