Uptown Girl (by Future Illusion) who graded with Elite status at the BEF evaluations and qualified for the BEF Eventing Championship. Well done to her owner and breeder Sue Hicks and her handler Chantal Avery.
British Breeders Awards Dinner Jan 2010 – Julia being given the award for the Leading Sire of Eventers in the BEF Futurity Series won by our young stallion Future Illusion (far left), Jeanette Brakewell (rider of Future Illusion), Julia, and Nicola McKeever (breeder of a Champion Event foal by Future Illusion (Whilton Optical Illusion) (middle left), Julia with John Johnston (good friend and owner of Future Illusion’s sire, Fleetwater Opposition) (middle right), and Julia and Russ (far right)
Whilton Optical Illusion (by Future Illusion) laying amongst the flowers and a beautiful drawing of him created by artist Heather Anderson
Pepsi with her pups (left), the quadruple trouble Elvis, Lola, Poppy and Max (middle) and Max sleeping on the heated blanket more commonly known as Harry, one of our rottweiler’s! (right). Oct 2009
Photos of full brothers Future Mythical Illusion aka Spider as a yearling (left) and Future Magical Illusion as a 2 yr old (right). Both are now owned by Louise & Rachael Mackie – June 2009
Full brothers Future Fleeting Illusion aka Billy as a foal (left), Future Fine Illusion aka Dylan as a Yearling (middle) and Future Faere Illusion aka Charlie as a 2 Year Old (left) enjoying the summer sun – Aug 2009.
Team night out at the Supporters of British Breeding Awards Dinner. from left to right: Julia & Russ, Kelly & Phil, Tom & Sian, the home team, the team including our team riders Jeannette Brakewell and Brook Staples – January 2009
Teddy our new Rottie pup helps around the yard – gardening, mucking out and fixing the electric fence(!) I think we’ve found the equestrian equivalent of the Andrex puppy! All in all it’s exhausting. Introducing Pepsi our new Head of Security!! – Summer 2008
More photos of mares and foals. Top left – Allercombe Loveday, her foal F.Proposition, F.Faer and her foal F.Fine Illusion. Top middle – F.Proposition & F.Fine Illusion playing, Top Right – F.Fine Illusion, F.Proposition & F.Illicit Opposition
Bottom left – F.Illicit Opposition & F.Poetry scratch each others backs, Bottom middle – F.Fine Illusion & F.Faer, Bottom left – F.Proposition & F.Fine Illusion – July 13th 2008
Our mares and foals enjoying the sunshine, and F.Poetry & F. Fine Illusion play together – June 14th 2008
Future Promise at the quarantine facility at Rigbie Farms in Maryland, USA – February 18th 2008
Future Encore with his owner Erin – Summer 2007
Future Flair with his owner Jane, competing at BE Pre Novice event in September 07
The foals enjoy the summer sunshine (what there is of it!). From left to right – far left: F.Faere Illusion & F.Magical Illusion, middle left: mares and foals, middle: F. Illicit Affair & F. Faere Illusion, middle right: F. Illicit Heights, far right: F. Faere Illusion & F. Magical Illusion – Summer 2007
Trinket and Diva enjoy a sunny afternoon with their foals Charlie and Folly. Diva is now 19 years old and Trinket 18.
Photos from left to right: 1. Folly & Charlie; 2. Folly & Charlie; 3. Charlie, Trinket, Diva & Folly; 4. Diva & Trinket; Charlie & Trinket; Diva & Folly
Future Encore enjoys playing in the Scottish snow. Thanks to his owner Erin for the photos. January 2007.
THANK YOU so much to Di Faulks who drew this stunning picture of F.Illusion (Louis) for us. October 2006
The herd enjoy a canter round in the late summer afternoon – from the left photo 1 – F Faer, with Loveday behind her, F Statesman, F Genie & F Gem. From the left photo 2 – F Genie, F Illicit Affair, F Faer, F Gem (background), Loveday, F Statesman. From the left photo 3 – Loveday, F Genie, F Statesman (background), F Gem. September 2006
Eddie (F.Encore) and Daisy (F. Glamour) play in the evening sunshine. August 2006
Summer days at FSH – flowers and barn swallows abound. June 2006.
More photos of the beautiful effects the snow and frost have had on Future Sport Horses ! Dec 2005.
Brrrr! Hooch & Harry (left) play in the new snow, Taboo (Classic Fayre) & Gem (F. Gem) await their lunch (left middle), Louis (F. Illusion) dances with the snowflakes (right middle) and the trees are dusted with glistening ice (right). Dec 2005.
Jim & Dianne who bought Dreamer from us sent this fabulous photo of her (far left) and her yearling by Devil’s Jump (middle) in the beautiful countryside surrounding their farm. August 2005.
The youngsters enjoy the sunshine and grass!
The mares and foals enjoy the sunshine & Mirage (F.Illicit Affair) sleeps with her foal Indy (F. Indulgence) watched by Gem (F. Gem). June 2005
The life of a hedonist… Jasmine, our cat demonstrates the art of relaxation! May 2005
Mother to son… Mirage (F.Illicit Affair) has a word with her son Louis (F.Illusion). Louis watches this year’s foals playing in the field. May 2005.
Hooch all ready for his hydrotherapy session (safety first!), Harry & Hooch sharing their toys like good boys, and Harry posing in the sun. April 2005.
Future Sport Horses is in bloom ! April 2005
The yearlings enjoying some warm January sunshine (2005)
Photo 1 from left to right: Louis (F. Illusion) & Bella (F.Gold Dust)
Photo 2 from left to right: Louis, Bella & Polly (F.Genie)
Hooch and Harry join in the festivities, Christmas 2004
Holme Grove Genevieve and Juswith Genoa enjoying one of the last sunny days before the start of the winter…