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Date of Birth: 15/11/09

Breed: Registered Partbred Welsh Pony

Colour:  Chestnut

Height:  14hh

Starlight Ilex is now deceased. This is devastating to Starlight Farm to loose such a talented young stallion so early in his career.


STARLIGHT ILEX is a lovely combination of Welsh Pony and Top European Warmblood genetics, making him a superb riding pony sire.  Starlight Ilex has outstanding movement with great freedom of shoulder and push off the ground in all three gaits, making him an ideal sire of dressage and jumping ponies.


Already catching the eyes of overseas judges, Starlight Ilex was judged Champion Welsh Partbred Exhibit of the Year 2012 at  Horse of the Year Show.


STARLIGHT ILEX is by Cat A stallion Glynmawr Ironbark whom was2002 he was Supreme Champion Overall Stallion at the Welsh Colt and Stallion Show. In 2003 he was Supreme Champion Welsh Exhibit at the Waikato Allbreeds show, and is proving to produce exceptional riding ponies out of thoroughbred and warmblood mares.


STARLIGHT ILEX’s Dam Sienna is a super moving mare by the imported sire Salutation, Salutation was exported to New Zealand, Salutation, son of the famous Sandro Hit, Sandro Hit was 1999 6Yr World and Bundes Champion; Diamond Hit – 5Yr Reserve World & Bundes Ch in 2002; and Don Schufro rated by the German Federation as the 2004 top dressage breeding stallion in all of Germany. Fienna also has an exceptional lineage that includes famous stallions Welt Hit II, Weltmeyer and Donnerhall. Fienna’s grand dam, Fantastica, produced Sunny Boy and is also a full sister to Don Schufro. Salutation’s grand dam is the famous elite mare Loretta who has produced a number of exceptional horses, including Sandro Hit, Diamond Hit, and Royal Hit. Her dam sire Welt As produced the dressage 2000 Olympic gold medallist, Bonfire, ridden by Anky van Grunsven. Sandro, Welt As and Calypso II also have sired a number of top jumping horses currently breeding and competing in Europe.

STARLIGHT ILEX’s grand dam Soldier Girl was proving to be a successful  performance horse with ESNZ wins in Show Hunter and Dressage, Soldier Girl had exceptional movement and a careful scopey jumper who’s career was cut short due to her untimely death.

STARLIGHT ILEX has an exciting future as a performance pony and sire to produce full sized performance ponies.




STARLIGHT ILEX (Pictured March 2012 as a two year old)

Starlight Ilex PartBred Welsh Pony

Glynmawr Ironbark WPB

Glynmawr Ursina

Chawton Glynmawr

Nattai Bluebell IMP AUST.

Glynmawr Zinwia

Berry Park Bari IMP AUST

Glynmawr Ranuculus

Sienna NZWB

Salutation OLD

Sandro Hit


Soldier Girl

Espana Pedro Palmero


Glynmawr Ironbark (Sire)


Glynmawr Zinwia (Grand Dam)




Sienna (Dam)

Salutation (Dam Sire)

Soldier Girl (Grand Dam)








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