1990 - 2014

Alvesta Picasso

2009 WPCSC Section B Welsh Pony Sire of the Year

1990 Heterozygous Grey Section B Welsh Pony Stallion 12.2 1/4 HH
Born bay   Ee/Aa/Gg


Approved Canadian Welsh Pony & Cob Society
Approved Welsh Pony & Cob Society of America
Approved American Welara Pony Registry



Photo Credit: Rick Kroll


Picasso is considered Alberta's first Sport Pony stallion. A multiple Supreme Champion, Sport Pony Champion and 2009 WPCSC Section B Welsh Pony Sire of the Year. His expressive movement, presence and self-carriage proved why he was a winner both in and out of the show ring! Combined with his great conformation and exceptionally quiet attitude, he has sired several top American hunter ponies. For many years, Picasso has been listed on the USEF Leading Pony Hunter Sires List due to his offsprings success in the hunter ring in the US, which is a feat that's been done by a very few Canadian stallions. Picasso's Farnley and Shenandoah breeding have made his foals extremely competitive on the pony hunter circuit. In 2014, he was #73 on the USEF Leading Pony Hunter Sire List, #8 on the USEF Leading Pony Hunter Breeding Sire List and won the Get of Sire class at the Stars of the West Sport Pony Finals.


The Picasso son, Daventry's Power Play, is the first Canadian-bred Section B Welsh Pony approved ISR/Oldenburg, RPSI and accepted with the Westphalian Verband. He is also a Canadian National Welsh Champion and won back to back Stars of the West Sport Pony Finals in 2013 & 2014. The Picasso's daughter, Cajonat's Encore, is a Premium ISR/Oldenburg Mare and was the #1 ISR/Oldenburg pony mare in North America in 2013 and Top 5 RPSI pony mare in North America in 2012. Picasso is also the sire of Daventry's Nightlife, a 3/4 Welsh filly who received Premium Foal status with the Oldenburg GOV (Weser-Ems Pony), was the 2013 WPCSC Canadian National Reserve Champion Half Welsh 2 & Under and finished #3 in Zone 2 for Pony Hunter Breeding Yearlings.


Daventrys da Vinci  Photo Credit: Shawn McMillen


Daventry's da Vinci, a Welsh/TB cross pony by Alvesta Picasso placed 9th over fences and 13th overall out of 121 ponies in the Regular Large Pony Hunters at the 2015 USEF Pony Hunter Finals. He has been Champion nearly every time out in the Large Green division, including Championships at the Lexington Spring Premiere, Lexington Spring Encore, Keswick, the Barracks and Culpeper.


Glannant Jackpot  Photo Credit:Must Photo


The Picasso son, Jumpin' Jack Flash, has shown successfully in the Green Pony Hunter division in Wellington, Florida, with a Championship in the division his first time out. He won the Combined Green Pony Hunter Championship at HITS Catskills in New York and won his Small Pony Hunter class at WEF. Glannant Jackpot finished the 2007 season as the CPJHSA Small/Medium Children's Pony Hunter Year-End Champion and the CPJHSA Small/Medium Children's Hunter Pony Equitation Year-End Reserve Champion in the highly competitive Zone 2. Offside, by Alvesta Picasso, is a multi-Canadian National Champion in Hunter, English Pleasure, Western Pleasure, Equitation, Halter and Leadline. Young and unstarted Picasso offspring have been selling to the U.S. Pony Hunter circuit for high four figures.


Alvesta Picasso Picasso was not started under saddle until the age of seventeen. He proved to be as easy to start under saddle as his babies and was an uncomplicated ride. Eager to please, a quick learner, wonderful gaits to sit and went in a rubber snaffle. After only two weeks under saddle, he attended his first show and proved his outstanding and patient temperament during pouring rain, a tractor pull taking place right next to the show ring and Fair spectators standing along the sidelines with kids, balloons and various animals! His short 2007 under saddle career finished with an Alberta Welsh Year-End Award as Reserve Champion Senior Western Pleasure.


Picasso has sired several successful Sport Pony broodmares, whose offspring are just entering the show ring. He has consistently stamped his beautiful babies with lovely hunter movement, outstanding jumping form, superior conformation and his exquisite head. He has also consistently sired babies with courage and a willing attitude, which has made them easy to start under saddle and progress to the show ring.



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+ Pedigree Information

Picasso has many top hunter ponies in his pedigree. Blue Rain and Cymraeg Rain Beau, by the stallion Farnley Lustre, have consistently been at the top of the USEF Pony Hunter Sire List each year. Farnley Lustre has been called the "sire of the century". He was the sire of some of America's top hunter pony stallions, including Smoke Tree Mountain Ash, Farnley Belshazzar, Helicon Epic and Long Acres Spinoff. GlanNant Bard, out of GlanNant Sonnet, also listed on the USEF Leading Pony Hunter Sire List, was previously named National and Supreme Champion Section B on the WPCSA Welsh circuit.



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+ Breeding Information

Alvesta Picasso
Frozen Semen Available - no LFG


*ALL foals eligible for Welsh registration*


$1500 CAD per breeding dose


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GST to be added on top of listed price for Canadian Mare Owners.


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2004 Show Record

Parkland Pony Show
Judge Joan House, Winnipeg, Manitoba
1st - Section B Stallions 3 & Over
Champion Section B Senior Stallion
Grand Champion Section B Stallion
Grand Champion Section B
Supreme Champion


Western Canadian National Welsh Pony Show
2nd - Section B Stallions 3 & Over


**Due to Picasso's trainer's involvement in a serious car accident in early 2005, his 2005 & 2006 Show Schedule was extremely limited.


2005 Show Record

Parkland Pony Show
Judge Gerald Verkuyl
(Goldhills Welsh, California)
1st - Section B Stallions 3 & Over
Champion Section B Senior Stallion
Grand Champion Section B Stallion
Grand Champion Section B
Reserve Supreme Champion


Judge Judy Bertelsen, Alberta
1st - Section B Stallions 3 & Over
Champion Section B Senior Stallion
Reserve Grand Champion Section B Stallion


2006 Show Record

Devon Ridge Pony Show
1st - Section B Stallions 3 years & older
Champion Welsh Stallion - All Sections
Reserve Champion Senior Welsh
Reserve Grand Champion Welsh - All Sections


Parkland Welsh Pony Show
Judge Norman Kalinski, Manitoba
2nd - Section B Stallions 3 years & older
Reserve Champion Section B Senior Stallion


Judge Lorne Robertsen, Alberta
2nd - Section B Stallions 3 years & older
Reserve Champion Section B Senior Stallion


Westerner Welsh Pony Show
Judge Ron Schwartz, Ohio
2nd - Section B Stallions 3 years & older
Reserve Champion Section B Senior Stallion


Judge Connie Moore, Oklahoma
2nd - Section B Stallions 3 years & older
Reserve Champion Section B Senior Stallion


2007 Show Record

Wild Rose Welsh Pony Show #1
Judge Becky Israel, Washington
2nd - Section B Stallions 3 years & older
Reserve Champion Section B Senior Stallion


Judge Bill Waldo, Alberta
3rd - Section B Stallions 3 years & older


Maple Ridge Welsh Pony Show
Maple Ridge, British Columbia
Judge Carolyn Dobbs, British Columbia
1st - Section B Males
1st - Sport Pony Stallions 3 & Over
Grand Champion Section B
Grand Champion Sport Pony
4th - English Pleasure Senior
2nd - English Pleasure Welsh All Sections
1st - English Pleasure Green Pony
4th - Western Pleasure Open
(after only two weeks under saddle)


Wild Rose Welsh Pony Show #2
Judge Pat Cochran, Oregon
2nd - Section B Stallions 3 years & older
Reserve Champion Section B Senior Stallion
Reserve Grand Champion Section B Stallion


Judge Shannon Lawlor, Alberta
2nd - Section B Stallions 3 years & older
Reserve Champion Section B Senior Stallion


2007 Alberta Reserve Champion Section B Welsh Stallion
2007 Alberta Reserve Champion Welsh Western Pleasure
2007 Reserve Champion American Welara Year-End Awards


+ Picasso Foals

Daventrys da Vinci


Daventry's da Vinci
2008 Grey Sabino Welsh/TB Gelding 14.2 HH


2015 13th overall Regular Larges USEF Pony Finals
2015 9th out of 121 ponies at USEF Pony Finals in the Regular Larges O/F
2015 USEF Pony Finals 3rd WPCSA High Scoring Welsh-bred Pony
2014 35th Nationally USEF Large Green Pony Hunters
2014 5th Large Green Pony Hunters in Zone 3
2014 9th out of 81 ponies at USEF Pony Finals in the Large Greens
2014 Lexington Spring Encore Grand Champion Green Pony Hunter
2010 WPCSC Canadian National Champion Half Welsh 2 & Under
2010 WPCSC Western Regional Champion Half Welsh 2 & Under
2010 Alberta Provincial Champion Half Welsh 2 & Under
2010 Alberta Welsh Futurities Grand Champion Half Welsh


Daventrys da Vinci Daventrys da Vinci Daventrys da Vinci


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Daventrys Power Play


Daventry's Power Play -/-/*/-/-
2010 Grey Sabino Section B Welsh Stallion 13.0 HH


2014 Lifetime Approved ISR/Oldenburg, RPSI & Westphalian Verband
76% at Introductory Dressage
2014 Stars of the West Sport Pony Finals Grand Champion
2014 Alberta Champion Section B Stallion
2014 Alberta Res Champion Welsh Senior English Pleasure
2014 Alberta Champion Welsh Senior Western Pleasure
2014 Alberta Champion Welsh Senior Trail
2014 Alberta Reserve Champion Ridden Welsh A/B
2014 Alberta High Score Section A/B Pony
2013 Stars of the West Sport Pony Finals Grand Champion
2010 Canadian National Champion Section B 2 & Under Colt


Daventrys Power Play Daventrys Power Play Daventrys Power Play


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Glannant Jackpot


Glannant Jackpot
1997 Grey Sabino Section B Welsh Gelding 13.1 HH


2009 EPCPHA Sm/Med Children's Hunter Pony Champ
2009 PHSA Sm/Med Children's Hunter Pony Res Ch
2009 PCHA Children's Hunter Pony Champion
2007 eleven Childrens Hunter Pony Championships
2006 CPJHSA Benefit II Res Champ Sm/Med Childrens Hunter Pony
2006 Heritage Acres Champion Sm/Med Childrens Hunter Pony
2006 Halcyon Farm Champion Childrens Hunter Pony
2004 Hunterdon Res Champion Small/Medium Children's Hunter Pony
2001 Parkland Grand Champion Section B Gelding


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Jumpin Jack Flash


Jumpin' Jack Flash
1998 Grey Sabino Section B Welsh Gelding 12.1 HH


2009 Stonewall Champion Short Stirrup Hunter
2007 top ribbons at Washington International Horse Show
2006 HITS Culpeper Res Ch Short Stirrup Equitation
2004 Littlewood Equitation 17 & Under Champion
2004 HITS on the Hudson V Champion Combined Green Pony Hunter
2003 Littlewood Small Green Pony Hunter Champion
2001 Parkland Grand Champion Welsh Stallion
2001 Westerner Reserve Champion Sr. Welsh Stallion
2001 Western Canadian National Grand Champion Sec. B Stallion


Jumpin Jack Flash Jumpin Jack Flash Jumpin Jack Flash


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Cajonats Encore


Cajonat's Encore
2008 Welsh/Hanoverian Mare 13.2 HH


2014 Stars of the West Sport Pony Finals Reserve Grand Champion
2013 #1 ISR/Oldenburg Pony Mare in North America
2012 RPSI Top 5 Pony Mares in North America
2012 Stars of the West Sport Pony Finals Grand Champion
2011 Stars of the West Sport Pony Finals Reserve Grand Champion
2011 Wild Rose Welsh Grand Champion Half Welsh


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HRP Princess of Hearts

HRP Princess of Hearts
2007 Welsh/Hungarian Warmblood Mare 14.1 HH


World's First Hungarian Riding Pony
2009 USEF Zone 9 Champion Two Year Old Pony Hunter Breeding
2009 Northwest Sport Horse Breeders Association Champion 2 year old Pony Hunter



Offside


Offside
1998 Section B Welsh Gelding 12.2 HH


2009 WPCSC Canadian National Champion Junior English Pleasure
2009 WPCSC Canadian National Champion Leadline
2009 WPCSC Canadian National Reserve Champion Section B 3 & Over Gelding
2009 WPCSC Canadian National Reserve Champion Junior Hunter
2009 WPCSC Canadian National Reserve Champion Junior Western Pleasure
2009 WPCSC Canadian National Reserve Champion Junior Western Equitation
2009 Rosedale Royal Flare National High Score Section B Pony Award
2009 Alvesta Farm National High Score A/B Gelding Award
2009 Alberta Provincial Section A/B Super Pony Award


Offside Offside



Daventrys Overtime


Daventry's Overtime
2007 Grey Sabino Section B Welsh Gelding 14.0 HH


2015 WPCSA Open Awards Reserve National Champion English Equitation
2015 WPCSA Open Awards Hunter 4th place Nationally
2015 WPCSA Open Awards English Pleasure 4th place Nationally
2014 Alberta Champion Welsh Junior English Pleasure
2014 Alberta Champion Welsh Junior Hunter
2014 Alberta Champion Ridden Welsh A/B
2014 Stars of the West Series Reserve Champion Hunter Suitability
2014 Stars of the West Sport Pony Finals Champion Hunter Suitability
2014 Stars of the West Sport Pony Finals Champion Junior Handler
2014 Killerney Shamrock Series Champion Crosspole Hunter
2014 Killerney Shamrock Series Champion Crosspole Hunter 12 & Under
2014 Killerney Shamrock Series Champion Open Crossrail Hunter
2014 Killerney Shamrock Series Top Pony Award
2014 Killerney Shamrock Series Top Junior Award
2010 WPCSC Canadian National Champion Section B 3 & Over Gelding 3rd place
2010 Alberta Reserve Champion Section B Welsh Gelding 3 & Over
2007 Alberta Reserve Champion Section B Welsh Colt 2 & Under


Daventry's Overtime Daventry's Overtime Daventry's Overtime



Daventrys Nightlife


Daventry's Nightlife
2013 Grey Sabino Welsh/TB Filly


2014 USEF Zone 2 3rd Pony Hunter Breeding Yearlings
2014 National Champion YHS Series Pony
2014 PHSA Res Ch Pony Hunter Breeding Yearlings
2014 Keystone Performance Breeders Series Res Ch Pony Hunter Breeding Yearling
2013 WPCSC Canadian National Reserve Champion Half Welsh 2 & Under
2013 WPCSC Western Regional Champion Half Welsh 2 & Under
2013 Oldenburg GOV (Weser-Ems Pony) Premium Foal
2013 Stars of the West Sport Pony Finals Reserve Champion Weanling/Yearling
2013 Alberta Welsh Futurities Grand Champion Half Welsh
2013 Alberta Welsh Futurities Reserve Grand Champion Sport Pony


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Daventrys Breakaway


Daventry's Breakaway
2006 Section B Welsh Gelding 13.1 HH


2007 Alberta Ch Section B Welsh Gelding 2 & Under
2007 Maple Ridge Welsh Pony Show Reserve Champion Section B
2006 Parkland Welsh Pony Show Grand Champion Section B Stallion
2006 Westerner Welsh Pony Show Grand Champion Section B Stallion


Daventrys Breakaway Daventrys Breakaway


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Daventrys Rembrandt


Daventry's Rembrandt
2007 Bay Welsh/TB Gelding 14.1 HH


2007 Alberta Reserve Champion Half Welsh
2007 Alberta Half Welsh Weanling Futurity Reserve Champion



Princess Sophia


Princess Sophia
2011 Half Welsh Filly


2011 Arizona Hunter Jumper Association Champion Hunter Breeding Weanling/Yearling Pony
2011 Tucson Fall Festival Reserve Champion Best Young Pony


Princess Sophia



Cajonats Trilogy


Cajonat's Trilogy
2013 Grey Welsh/Hanoverian Filly


2014 Stars of the West Sport Pony Finals Reserve Champion Weanling/Yearling
2014 Stars of the West Sport Pony Series Reserve Champion Weanling/Yearling
2013 Silver Premium RPSI Foal


Cajonats Trilogy Cajonats Trilogy Cajonats Trilogy


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Daventrys Ruby Slippers


Daventry's Ruby Slippers
2014 Grey Sabino Section B Welsh Filly


2016 Heart of Minnesota Welsh Supreme Champion
2014 Stars of the West Sport Pony Finals Champion Weanling/Yearling
2014 Stars of the West Sport Pony Series Champion Weanling/Yearling


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