David Deptford

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Sovereign At The British Dressage Championships..

Yes, you read that right, however, David and Sarah won’t be donning jodphurs, top hats and tails, but they are joining forces with International Dressage riders Bobby and Paul Hayler to put on two demonstrations (Saturday  20th and Sunday 21st September) at the forthcoming British Dressage Championships at Stoneleigh, Warwickshire.  This is the second time …

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Snips Silver Dollar Earns Halter Register of Merit in Open

Snips Silver Dollar, who is out of a Snipper daughter and by Jays Smokin Story has earned her AQHA Open Halter Register of Merit.  This mare has been very lightly shown, and is never out of the top two, and is normally Grand or Reserve Grand Champion when shown.  Sovereign Quarter Horses – The Home of …

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Jays Smokin Story Earns AQHA Open Performance Register of Merit

We’re really proud that our stallion, Jays Smokin Story has earned his AQHA Open Performance Register of Merit in June 2014. Jay has been really busy the past few years with his breeding duties, and demonstrations, and hasn’t been shown much.  However, 2014 is his year so far. After earning his AQHA Performance ROM in Open …

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Jays Smokin Story daughter becomes third horse in the UK to win Open Superior Award

We are very pleased to announce that the Jays Smokin Story daughter, Jays Dene has earned 50 AQHA points in Open Halter and has been awarded her Open Superior Award by AQHA in the USA.   Jays Dene has been bred, produced and shown by Jackie and David Teideman of Matlock in Derbyshire.  Congratulations! The interesting …

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Congratulations Sarah and Chexy AQHA Performance Register of Merit

Congratulations to Sarah Deptford with her own 2000 bay mare, Chex Out This Action (by Major Sno Chex out of Judge This Action who have had confirmation from AQHA that they have earned their Open Performance Register of Merit in Reining and Ranch Horse Pleasure. Sarah and Chexy have only lightly shown for the past …

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Red and Sarah’s Grand Adventure

Competitor Sarah Handley with her horse Smokin Red Dene (out of Redgates Fancy Lady and by Jays Smokin Story) made their AQHA debut in 2013.  At the AQHA UK Spring Show, Sarah was convinced by a great many people to take Red into a Halter class, the first one she’d ever entered.  After the first …

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Classie Jay – A Classie Ranch Horse Champion!

Classie Jay (by Jays Smokin Story) made owner Linda Joynes very happy this summer!   CJ as he is known was bred here at Sovereign and has been trained here at Sovereign since he was a youngster, a British Futurity Champion in Reining, this summer he has been with the SQH demonstrating at County shows throughout …

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Jays Dene – Showmanship Champion

Congratulations to Jackie Teideman and Jays Dene (by Jays Smokin Story out of Muy Bueno Lynx – bred by David Deptford) for winning the recent Novice Amateur Showmanship Championship sponsored by Rhinestone Clothing. Jackie and Jay are a winning combination in all events, being former British Champions in Amateur Western Pleasure, as well as earning …

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A Snip Of A Jay – Amateur Halter Champion

Winning combination Nigel Crowe with A Snip of A Jay (by Jays Smokin Story out of one of our Snipper daughters) added to their heaving trophy cabinet at the Fenland show by taking home the Snippnbelles Star Amateur Halter Championship, following in the footsteps of Mai Guy Zip and Jays Dene (who had won it …

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