Thistledown Indigo

IAR 1010284

DOB 16/02/2014

COLOUR Solid black

DNA Parent verified

SIRE Thistledown Umberto

DAM Thistledown Mishka

MATED Surilana Silvertail due 24/01/2019

PROGENY Thistledown Titanium

Indigo is a compact female with excellent substance of bone. Although not fine (28µ) she has excellent density and beautiful lustre which saw her win often in the show ring including AANZ National show 2014, 1st black junior female and reserve champion black and AANZ National show 2015 1st intermediate black female.

She has proven to be an excellent birther and mother raising her first cria well. Titanium is an Oscuro son and has inherited his sires fine fleece quality with 18.9 µ and 4.4 SD in his first fleece.

NZD 6000.00 + GST (no GST if exported)






Thistledown Tamarind

IAR 1017714

DOB 07/03/2016

COLOUR solid dark brown

DNA parent verification pending

SIRE Canchones Marlborough ET

DAM Thistledown Kusumita

MATED Surilana Consulate due 18/01/2019


Tamarind is a very dark brown/black female. She has an excellent frame with good lustre to her medium micron fleece. Her full brother Thistledown Othello won black champion at the AANZ National Show 2015. She has not been shown as she did not have the density of her brother. Her sire Canchones Marlborough ET has had many show winning progeny and her dam is sired by Thistledown Zanzibar, who has produced some of Thistledown's best producing dams.


NZD  6000.00 + GST (no GST if exported)





Thistledown Marakesh

IAR 1017726

DOB 04/02/2017

COLOUR Solid bay black

DNA Parent verification pending

SIRE Thistledown Zanzibar

DAM Thistledown Baniti

MATED comes with a mating of a Thistledown male of your choice


Marakesh is a bay black young female with a good frame, is well grown and had a very greasy fleece as a youngster. She has excellent Accoyo genetics on both sides of her pedigree. One grandsire on her dam line is Surico Onedin who carries a very dense, lustrous fine fleece and is a multi-supreme winning male. The other grandsire is ILRNGG Ferrari (son of the famous Uribe) from the USA. Her sire Thistledown Zanzibar, also by Ferrari is the sire of some of Thistledown's best producing females. 

NZD  4000.00+ GST (no GST if exported)






Thistledown Mesopotamia

IAR 1017727

DOB 06/02/2017

COLOUR Solid black

DNA Parent verification pending

SIRE Canchones Marlborough ET

DAM Thistledown Mosi

MATED to Thistledown Kashmir


Mesopotamia is a solid young female with excellent lustre and density. Both her sire and dam were successfully shown and Mesopotamia has had success in her first season as a junior  and Intermediate winning 2nd in her class at Rangiora and Oxford. 

NZD  4000.00 + GST (no GST if exported)




Thistledown Kalahari  IAR 1017736

DOB 21/12/2017

COLOUR Medium fawn

DNA Parent verification pending

SIRE Surilana Silvertail

DAM Thistledown Zahara

MATED to Surilana Consulate


Kalahari is a well grown young female carying some very good Accoyo genetics. She is of medium micron (22.3µ) with nice lustre and a lovely handle.

NZD  3000.00 + GST (no GST if exported)




Thistledown Lotus

IAR 1006536

DOB 14/01/2013

COLOUR Solid medium fawn

DNA Parent verified

SIRE Valley of Peace Leviathan

DAM Thistledown Saffron

MATED Surilana Silvertail due 01/03/2019

PROGENY Thistledown Larkspur (exported), Thistledown Iris, Thistledown Satchmo

Lotus is a well conformed female with strong bone and a good frame. She is a black-skinned fawn and although by two fawns has produced three black cria to her matings to black males. Her first cria Larkspur was successfully shown and has been exported to the UK. Her 2nd cria Iris has also had success in the show ring and we have retained her in the Thistledown herd. Her current cria Satchmo is developing into a lovely young male who is showing promise. 

Lotus is an excellent breeder and mother who feeds her cria well. As we have had daughters from her and now a wee boy we are able to release her from our herd.

NZD  7000.00 + GST (no GST if exported)








Thistledown Organza  IAR 1017748 

DOB 15/03/2018

COLOUR Solid black

DNA Parent verification pending

SIRE Thistledown Beatnik

DAM Thistledown Zahara

MATED Surilana Consulate