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The Road Sweeper UK

The Road Sweeper UK, Gypsy Vanner Horse stallion

Road Sweeper UK, Gypsy Vanner Horse stallion

Reference stallion in the UK
Date of Birth: mid to late 1970s
Date of passing: around 1997-1998
Color DNA – suspect homozygous tobiano

# of foals imported to the US: 5
Sire: H.C.’s White Horse
Dam: The Irish Blagdon Mare
No DNA was obtained on Road Sweeper prior to his death

Gallery of The Road Sweeper:

(Stills pulled from a VHS tape)

The Road Sweeper UK, Gypsy Vanner Horse stallion

The Road Sweeper UK, Gypsy Vanner Horse stallion

Gallery of some of The Road Sweeper’s Foals:

1994? mare Miss Price
out of Foundation Stock
pictured in 2003Miss Price, Gypsy Vanner Horse mare

1993 mare Hairy Mary
out of Vines White Mare
pictured in 2003Hairy Mary, Gypsy Vanner Horse mare

1995 stallion Charlie
out of Old Mother Riley
Photo by Mark J. BarrettCharlie, Gypsy Vanner Horse stallion

1995 mare Sweep – One Dot She’s Got
out of Foundation Stock
Pictured as adultSweep - One Dot She's Got, Gypsy Vanner Horse mare

1997 mare The Black Faced Mare
out of 14.2hh B&W mare
Pictured as adultThe Black Faced Mare, Gypsy Vanner Horse mare

1997 mare Queen of the Gypsies
out of John Stanley’s Mare
Pictured as adultQueen of the Gypsies, Gypsy Vanner Horse mare

1998? stallion The Producer
out of Bobby Rayfield’s Good Mare
Pictured as adultThe Producer, Gypsy Vanner Horse stallion

A few of Road Sweeper’s foals not pictured:

  • Robert Watson’s Lad
  • Bonnie aka Blossom
  • Lucy
  • Blond Boy Price’s Road Sweeper
  • Marble mare
  • Lenny Howard’s Horse
  • Watson’s Road King
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