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Armitages Boy to Stephex Stables

Friday, 01 April 2016
Sport

Aymeric de Ponnat with Armitages Boy. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Aymeric de Ponnat with Armitages Boy. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.

Armitages Boy and Aymeric de Ponnat will part ways. Stephex Stables announced the arrival of the 14-year-old stallion by Armitage x Feo in a press release today, and it will be one of their riders that will take over the reins on Armitages Boy in the future.

“Armitage Boy (Mimi) will make his way back into the ring under the colors of Stephex Stables, awaiting to find his future owner,” reads the conclusion of the press release from Stephex Stables.

Armitages Boy has been competed successfully by De Ponnat, contributing to the French team’s victory in the 2013 Nation Cup Final in Barcelona as well as being on the winning French team in La Baule in 2014. The pair also has several good Grand Prix results together, and competed at the 2013 European Championships in Herning where they finished 11th individually.

On his Facebook page, Aymeric de Ponnat writes: “A page turns, I hope that Mimi will bring as much happiness to his new rider that he has brought me. Thank you for everything, Mimi.”

The future of the stallion has remained uncertain for quite sometime. Last year, Armitages Boy went under the hammer on an online auction but remained unsold as the achieved price was not as expected. All along, De Ponnat tried to look for a partner to help him keep the horse but without succeeding. 

 


Source: Press release from Stephex Stables and Aymeric de Ponnat's official Facebook page // Picture © Jenny Abrahamsson

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