We are based approximately seven miles from the Welsh border town of Monmouth, and have been breeding horses for nearly 50 years. Originally breeding Welsh Cobs and Welsh Ponies, and with the introduction of thoroughbred bloodlines the Stud has become recognised for specialising in the breeding of athletic Welsh Part-Bred performance horses.
The Lan Garth Stud was founded by Mrs Dorothy Evans and her daughter Mrs Deidre Powell in the 1960’s and they have now been joined by Mrs Evans's granddaughter Judith Powell. As well as taking an active part in the stud duties, riding and competing with the Stallions and Young stock, Judith was the Young Ambassador for the Welsh Pony and Cob Society in 2006 and represented the Society both in the U.K. and abroad. Mrs Dorothy Evans, in recognition to her long interest in the breeding quality Welsh Ponies and Cobs was made an Honorary Life Member of the Welsh Pony and Cob Society and she took a keen interest in Stud matters until her death in 2010.
Lan Garth Stud has a careful selective breeding programme to give ability and temperament, each given time to mature and grow into successful athletes competing in many equestrian spheres. Their versatility is demonstrated by the Lan Garth progeny’s many successes in the Eventing World with several horses currently competing at an international level as individuals and as team members representing Britain and the USA, as well as a number of young horses moving up the rankings in their various spheres.
At Stud, our last two stallions, which you can see more details of on our 'Stallions at Stud' page were:
LAN GARTH TRIPLE- Bay 16.1 TB. Triple has completed in affiliated dressage, show jumping and eventing. Died in 2010.To read more about his successes visit our Stallions page.
RAINBOW LAD- striking 18 year old Chestnut Welsh section D. Rainbow Lad has won at affiliated dressage and is producing prize winning progeny.
Look at our 'For Sale' page to see what horses we have available. Also to see news of Lan Garth achievements it is best to visit our facebook page. If you have are an owner of a Lan Garth horse, e-mail to tell us how well you are doing!