The following testimonials are responses from people who have purchased ponies from us. We have only edited minor spelling and grammatical errors, which have not altered the content or meaning. Dates noted refer to the date of the testimonial (i.e. following the arrival of the horse), not to the date of purchase.
From Andrew & Naomi, of New South Wales (2020)…”After seeing the beautiful ‘Bella’ (Ablue Moon Shining) for sale, we spoke to Dee and Nicola about her suitability. We were instantly impressed with the time Nicola and Dee spent speaking with us, and felt at ease that we were dealing with genuine people. We flew down to Melbourne and Dee and Nicola picked us up at the airport and personally took us out to meet Bella – she did not disappoint! Bella was everything she was described to be – it was so refreshing to meet people who are genuine, and who take the time to make sure their horses are matched with the right family.
Bella has since arrived home with us in Sydney and has been an absolute delight. She is a beautiful, loving, sensible pony who reflects the love and kindness that has been shown to her in her early life. She is a part of our family forever now, and we can’t wait to see what the future brings. Thank you Dee and Nicola for trusting us with your special girl.”
From Brydie, of New South Wales (who purchased sight unseen, 2019)…“I purchased ‘Pippi’ (Ablue Moon’s Redioactive) from Ablue Moon Arabian Ponies in November 2019, and am absolutely delighted with her! She has been such a joy to own over the few weeks we have had her, and we all just adore her. I purchased Pippi sight unseen, as I was unable to make the trip down to Victoria. Nicola and Dee were extremely professional, and I bought Pippi purely on the information provided – they were honest and trustworthy, and have given me a wonderful pony. I am so excited for our future together and cannot thank Nicola and Dee enough.”
From the Cole & Shepley Family, of New South Wales (who purchased sight unseen, 2019)…“We are forever grateful to Nicola and Dee Kelly for selling us Ablue Moon’s Venus de Milo. She is everything we dreamed of, and more, with impeccable manners and such a lovely temperament. She arrived in excellent condition, and so easy to do anything with. The little angel is just that, and we all love her to bits! Thank you for all your help and ongoing support.”
From Amy, of Western Australia (who purchased sight unseen, 2018)…“After being on the wait list for a couple of years, I was offered the opportunity to purchase Peaches from Dee and Nicola. She was in foal at the time of the sale, so I had to wait for her to foal (and for the foal to be weaned) before she could come home. I was kept informed the whole time, and given regular updates on everything from worming to trimming, and even her foaling.
When Peaches set off on her long journey I was even sent photos of her condition before travelling, and a video of her loading. When she came off the truck at this end she was absolutely everything and more than Dee and Nicola had told me. She is a dream come true, and I am so thankful for the opportunity to own such an amazing mare. It has been an absolute pleasure to deal with Dee and Nicola, and I dare say this will not be the last pony I buy off them! I would highly recommend Ablue Moon Arabian Ponies!”
From Emma, of Western Australia (who purchased sight unseen, 2018)…“I had been on the wait list for my own Ablue Moon pony for approximately five years, starting off with wanting a palomino filly from the Ablue Moon Rising x Glenview Silver Harmony mating and, when that wasn’t happening, adding myself to the list for a filly of any colour from any mating. When Nicola contacted me in August 2017 I found out that it was my year, and when Minnie foaled a palomino filly by Zing, oh my God, I was so unbelievably excited.
Living in Western Australia we couldn’t view Lucy (Ablue Moon’s Heaven’s D’or), but having heard nothing but good things about Dee and Nicola we were happy to purchase sight unseen. Dee and Nicola kept me updated with regular information and photos throughout the entire process, and when Lucy arrived she was everything they had said, and more. She is the sweetest, well-mannered little filly and it’s clear she has had good handling. All the basics are established, and the care and time that has gone into Lucy is obvious.
Despite travelling from Victoria to Western Australia, taking seven days to arrive, Lucy handled the trip very well for a baby and has settled in very quickly. She has already become a firm favourite with our kids! We look forward to Lucy’s future with us, and we cannot thank Dee and Nicola enough. We would highly recommend them when looking to purchase a pony, and I wouldn’t hesitate to purchase another pony in the future. Thank you, ladies, for everything, and we look forward to keeping you updated as Lucy grows.”
From Brett & Julie, of New South Wales (who purchased sight unseen, 2018)…“We first enquired about purchasing ‘Maggie’ months ago, and would like to thank you both for your continual communication, professionalism and support during our purchase, from the first enquiry to the day she arrived here. When Maggie arrived we were thrilled that she was happy, healthy, and in excellent condition after a long road trip from Victoria to regional NSW.
We could not be any happier with Maggie, as she is everything we were told she would be, plus more. Most of all, we couldn’t recommend Dee and Nicola from Ablue Moon Arabian Ponies highly enough as people to deal with or to purchase a pony or horse from. We would go back to purchase another pony from them in the future without hesitation.”
From Shay, of New South Wales (who purchased sight unseen, 2017)…“A few years ago, I had an Ablue Moon filly come into my care short-term, and from the moment I laid eyes on her I knew I had to have one of my own. After a few years on the wait list (and a close call the year before), in 2016 it was finally my turn to own one. Living interstate, I was unable to view the filly in the flesh, but I had no doubts about purchasing her sight unseen. I was always kept up to date about her progress, with regular messages and photos of her as she grew. I was also kept up to date regarding her handling, worming and trimming, as well as her floating lessons. On the day she finally arrived she was everything I had hoped for, and more.
My filly is absolutely everything she’s meant to be – very delicate and feminine, with the most exquisite head and face, and the most beautiful eyes I’ve ever seen. I couldn’t have possibly imagined just how beautiful she would really be until I saw her the first time. She arrived at my place beautifully mannered and in immaculate condition, and the time, effort, and care that had gone into her was very obvious. She arrived after a three day journey bright, happy, and level-headed, and I couldn’t have been any more pleased with the upbringing she’d had. I’m very thankful to both Dee and Nicola, and I look forward to the future with my Ablue Moon’s Victoria Buckham.”
From Jordan, of New South Wales (who purchased sight unseen, 2017)…“I had been looking for a prospective dressage pony and I had all but given up hope of finding what I wanted, when I was contacted by Nicola and Dee regarding a gelding they thought would be suitable. I took one look at the photos of Ablue Moon’s Capt n America and thought he’d be a super candidate. I was inspired by Dee and Nicola’s generosity and care for the future of their ponies. Every step of the process was thoroughly planned and they even went to the effort of sending Texas to a facility closer to Melbourne to save me about five hours travelling on top of an already long trip from NSW to Victoria to collect my imported mare from quarantine.
Texas arrived in very good condition, and is extremely well handled for a yearling. He loaded with ease, and is very well-mannered. He is easy to do anything with and has settled in very well here in Somersby. He is a spunky little pony and I am looking forward to producing him through his dressage career in the near future. As a result of Texas and my dealings with Nicola and Dee, I would highly recommend Ablue Moon Arabian Ponies.”
From Catherine, of Idaho, USA (who purchased sight unseen, 2017)…”I am writing in regards to my interactions with Dee and Nicola Kelly of Victoria, Australia. I purchased a pony from them in October 2015, with the plan that he would be shipped close to his second birthday. Due to unforeseen circumstances at my end, I am unable to go through with the final transport of this fantastic pony. Both Dee and Nicola were very understanding of my situation, and have actually offered another pony down the line, when I am able to fulfil my dreams of having one of their ponies, which are very special to me.
From the first time I spoke with Dee and Nicola, I felt that I had known them for years. They are by far the most ethical people I have dealt with for anything. They are very friendly and nice to work with, and I had an immediate connection with them.
They also know their business inside and out – they know what to breed to their stallion, and they also have a great understanding of what they are breeding for. If you visit their website, Ablue Moon Arabian Ponies and Galloways, you will see the quality of their ponies, which are by far the finest I have ever seen.
I look forward to working with them on another pony in the future, and in the meantime, we will continue to remain friends.”
From Lesley, of Victoria (2016)…”I purchased a Purebred Arabian mare, in foal, from Ablue Moon in July 2016. Dee and Nicola knew that I had been looking for a broodmare, following my very difficult decision to euthanize my old mare, and Nicola approached me to ask whether I would be interested in their mare Amira. Amira had not been advertised, but Dee and Nicola thought she would be the right fit for me: how right they were!
I visited their wonderful property and was made to feel right at home straightaway. Dee and Nicola welcomed me into their home, where we discussed Amira, and studied a very organised folder containing all of her details and paperwork.
Boy, do Dee and Nicola look after their horses – from the feed they get, to their injections, etc., everything is done and documented. The property is lovely and set up for each horse and its needs.
As soon as I saw Amira, I knew this wonderful horse was for me. How lovely it is to buy a horse when there is no sales pitch or exaggeration of the truth; just honest and delightful horse owners. Nothing was too much trouble for Dee and Nicola – Dee organised the transport for Amira and even paid for it on my behalf knowing I would reimburse her. In addition, they also offered me the chance to purchase Amira on very realistic terms.
I cannot thank Dee and Nicola enough for what they have done for me, and I hope to share my journey with them.”
From Sheryl & Dennis, of Highland Park, New South Wales (who purchased sight unseen, 2016)…“After forty plus years of showing ponies and horses of various breeds, we have come full circle, and are delighted to be the owners of our first Arabian Pony filly since the 1980s.
Having registered our interest with Dee and Nicola a couple of years ago, for an Ablue Moon Rising filly out of their Welsh A mare Glenview Silver Harmony, we waited in line for a filly to become available…2015 was our year! We were so excited to be advised that the gorgeous chestnut filly Ablue Moon’s Redioactive (Pippi) could be ours.
Being interstate, and with a lot going on in our lives at that time, we were unable to travel to Victoria to see Pippi, though that was of no concern, as we received regular, detailed communication and photos all the way through Pippi’s early weeks until the day she hopped on the truck to make the long trip to us. It was evident from the start that the welfare, education and care of the ponies bred at Ablue Moon is paramount to Dee and Nicola.
By the time she had been weaned and was ready to leave all that had been home, safe and familiar to her, Pippi was leading well, taught to tie, hooves trimmed, rugged, bathed, vaccinated, wormed, clipped up, and had even transitioned to the feed she would be on with us. Nothing was too much trouble for Dee and Nicola.
Pippi even had floating and loading lessons so she would be ready for the interstate commercial transport that would require an overnight stopover and another day’s travel…a lot for a seven month old weanling to experience. Nothing fazed her, and she arrived bright and ready to tuck straight into her feed on arrival.
So thank you Dee and Nicola, for giving us the opportunity to have one of your precious, sweet mannered babies. Pippi is full of confidence and trust…you’ve given her such a great start. We look forward to sharing her journey with you over the coming years.”
From Kayla, of Highgrove Farm, Victoria (2016)…“I still remember the call I got from mum expressing her excitement that we had just purchased ‘Bertie’ (Ablue Moon’s Magna Opera). I couldn’t believe it – it was a once in a lifetime chance to own such a beautiful gelding.
Bertie was unbroken, but scheduled to be broken in at the time of purchase. We did not hesitate to send him to Julie Middleton of Taminga Equestrian Centre, who did an absolutely amazing job of starting him for us. The day we picked him up from Julie’s I fell in love straight away with his beautiful dappled palomino coat, and his presence. Watching him work in the arena as Julie took us through what he had learned, I couldn’t help but be mesmerised. This horse can seriously move the house down!
As time has gone by we have developed a strong bond. I can’t go into the paddock without getting my kisses (licks on the cheek), and Bertie can’t go about his day without his hello cuddles from me. Bertie has really proven himself in the show ring also – in our short time together he has taken out seven Championships and four Supremes, including our current big title, Barastoc Supreme Champion Led Palomino (Horse of the Year).
Despite being gelded late Bertie is great to handle, which testifies to the early handling procedures at Ablue Moon. He is easy to do anything with, and a pleasure to be around. He is a very friendly ‘people’ type of horse who loves to spend time with humans. I sometimes think that he thinks he is more dog than horse!
I could not be prouder or more blessed to own such a wonderful young gelding, and I cannot wait to continue our long future together.”
From Sonya, of Highgrove Farm, Victoria (2015)…“The first time I saw Nee Nee (Ablue Moon’s Ninja Rogers), it was love at first sight. My daughter Kayla had been a huge fan of the Ablue Moon ponies for a while, and to own one was on her ‘wish list’. When Kayla saw Nee advertised for sale we fell instantly in love with her gorgeous little face, and so we booked to go and visit her straight away.
Meeting with Dee and Nicola for the first time made it easy to see why Ablue Moon had such a good reputation – we were instantly made to feel at home. When we were taken to meet the special little girl that we had gone to see, we were immediately taken with how confident Nee Nee was (at such a young age), and as we knelt down to say hello she came up to greet us with a sniff. She was divine, and I was in love – I straightaway wanted to take her home.
I was pleasantly surprised when I said to Dee and Nic ‘yes, we would love to have her come home with us,’ that they stopped me to say that they would first like to ask us a few questions. In essence, Dee and Nic wanted to see whether or not we would be a potentially good home for Nee, and whether she would be suitable for us. It was refreshing to meet breeders who were so interested in the potential new family of one of their charges. I am glad to say that we passed the ‘interview’ and were found to be an acceptable adoptive family for little Nee Nee, who would come to live with us once she was weaned.
Dee and Nicola kept us up to date with emails and photos of Nee’s progress all through the weaning process, and when it was time for her to come home with us we were amazed at how confident she was, and how easy she was to handle and do everything with. From rugging to tying up, nothing fazes her, and she is indeed a delight to own.
We think Nee Nee has a bright future ahead of her, and Dee and Nicola have been amazing in helping us to plan this out too. We are so very glad to be part of the extended Ablue Moon family, and hope that one day we may be lucky enough to add another Ablue Moon addition to our little herd.
We would have no hesitation in recommending Ablue Moon to anyone looking to purchase an outstanding pony to join their family. Thank you, ladies, for trusting us with this precious little bundle.”
From Sharyn, of Victoria (who purchased sight unseen, 2015)…“I purchased ‘Jimmy’ (Ablue Moon’s James Blond) as a future sire, sight unseen, when he was only two weeks old. Having purchased a pony from Dee and Nicola in the past, I totally trusted everything they told me regarding his conformation and temperament, and knew that all the information they provided would be honest and correct.
I was always welcome to go and visit Jimmy at any time, and received regular updates regarding his worming, trimming and handling. Once Jimmy was weaned, Dee and Nicola delivered him for professional halter training, and collected him for us while we were away on holiday. They felt that Jimmy would benefit from additional handling, and kept him in show preparation (at no cost to me) for an additional six weeks. When I picked him up he was everything Dee and Nicola said he would be – not only is he a very special pony, he was beautifully presented and beautifully handled. We took him to his first show the following day and he was foot-perfect, behaving, showing and travelling like a dream.
I would be more than happy to return to Ablue Moon to purchase another pony or two – they are lovely ponies, and of true Arabian Pony type. Dee and Nicola are not only extremely professional, they are also very supportive, and we have developed a wonderful friendship which is very important to me.
Thanks again Dee and Nic for our precious new colt. He has fulfilled all my expectations, and I am so excited to have him. I would not hesitate to recommend Ablue Moon to anyone looking for a top quality pony.”
From Despina, of Victoria (2015)…“After admiring these ponies for so long, I am so proud to be the owner of my very own Ablue Moon pony. I’d been looking to increase the quantity of Arabian blood in my breeding program, and had always swooned over Ablue Moon’s Bed of Roses, so when the opportunity came up to purchase her full sibling I jumped at the chance!
I fell in love with ‘Daisy’ (Ablue Moon’s Starlet O’Hara) the first time I met her – her gorgeous petite head, flashy movement, and beautiful soft nature. From then on I was kept informed about her progress – from worming, trimming and vaccinations to weaning and handling, Dee and Nicola have bent over backwards to ensure that she had the very best of care.
Dee and Nicola knew my intention was to take Daisy to the Arabian foal shows in May, and with that in mind they ensured that her condition was perfect before delivering her for professional halter training. Daisy exceeded my expectations, handling her first show (as a weanling) exceptionally well, coming away with four Championships and leaving me with tears of joy.
I went home with a beautifully conditioned, fully handled filly with the most divine nature. I am so grateful to Dee and Nicola for allowing me to purchase Daisy – she is already a treasured member of our family.”
From Margot, of New South Wales (who purchased sight unseen, 2014)…“For the past four years I have been the owner of Aratahnes Arabians, a stud which has been producing dilute Arabian derivatives for over thirty years. When I took over the stud, I was blessed to secure a number of the beautiful Aratahnes mares, but quickly saw the need to expand the bloodlines of my broodmare band. Cautious of purchasing inferior stock, and with a particular type in mind (an Arabian bred female of immense beauty with correct conformation), I was lucky the opportunity arose to register my interest in the 2013 foal of Ablue Moon Rising and Peaches n Cream. Both of these individuals possess the greatest Arabian derivative beauty – they ooze type, and my study of their previous offspring proved that they bred on.
The resulting foal, Ablue Moon’s Break n Hearts, is all that I had wished for. She is delicately feminine, obviously Arabian, astoundingly beautiful and abounds in ‘bling’. Perhaps best of all, ‘Sugar’ (as she is generally known) has the most endearing, people-loving temperament of any pony I have encountered in my thirty years of horse ownership.
I must also remark on the professionalism of the Ablue Moon team. The lovely photos, regular updates and the love and care they lavish on their ponies enabled me to be confident that my Sugar was in the best possible hands at all times.
Sugar has now come home with me, and I look forward to seeing where her life journey takes her. Right now, however, I am so enjoying her mischievous ways that I am loathe to part with her for even one day. On a farm which abounds with beautiful Arabians, she is still a stand out, attracting attention and praise from all who see her.
I wish to sincerely thank Ablue Moon Arabian Ponies for the opportunity to acquire this magical filly,and cannot recommend Dee and Nicola highly enough if you are considering purchasing your next Arabian soul mate.”
From Carmel, of Queensland (who purchased sight unseen, 2014)…“I remember the day I first laid eyes on Elmo – I saw some baby photos of him and fell in love. He was the Arabian Pony colt I’d been seeking for a very long time. I had made contact with Dee Kelly a few months earlier about using Ablue Moon Rising, but had missed out as Zing’s book was already full. I called that afternoon and, before I knew it, Ablue Moon’s Altissimo was a part of the Wayfield Lodge family. We could not have been happier!
We decided that Elmo would stay in Victoria at Ablue Moon Arabian Ponies after he was weaned, and be prepared and campaigned at some shows there before coming to Queensland. He has had a hugely successful first season in the showring, including East Coast and State Champion awards. I don’t think I have ever encountered more dedicated or professional people than Dee or Nicola. I was constantly updated and informed about everything that was happening with Elmo, whether by text, phone, email or facebook. I just loved it when I’d come home from work to find a beautiful photo of my precious boy waiting for me in my inbox.
I will never forget the first time I saw Elmo in the flesh. He melted my heart completely and I couldn’t stop cuddling him. Elmo was the first horse we’d purchased sight unseen, as my work commitments prevented me from flying down to see him. However, I trusted Dee and Nicola completely and knew I was making the right decision. He was in beautiful show condition, extremely friendly and behaved perfectly for the duration of the show, despite his twelve hour solo trip and being boxed for several days. At the conclusion of East Coast he loaded like a dream and floated another twelve hours home without putting a toe out of line. Dee and Nicola gave me a folder at the show, containing all the details of his diet, routine, vaccination records, training and show career, along with his prizes and ribbons.
I believe we have not only gained a beautiful pony, but have also made wonderful friends. We are all looking forward to Elmo’s future and to sharing him with everyone. Our experience with Ablue Moon is, I feel, summed up by the quote ‘every nice friend is a gift from God. It is one of life’s best blessings, a priceless gift that can never be bought, sold or forgotten’.”
From Sharyn, of Victoria (2013)…“I would like to thank Dee and Nicola for allowing me to purchase my dear little Arabian Pony colt Ablue Moon’s Avant-Garde (Huey) at the tender age of three weeks. We collected Huey from Ablue Moon and travelled him home shortly after his weaning. He was in lovely winter condition, walked straight onto the float, and didn’t move all the way home. He has settled in beautifully and is handled and rugged etc. by our young son, which testifies to his previous handling and his delightful temperament.
Huey is an absolute pleasure to do anything with. He is so quiet and friendly, and is everything Dee and Nicola said he would be. He stands tied to the float at shows as though he’s done it for years and people are amazed at how quiet and well-behaved he is – particularly for a young colt.
Purchasing from Ablue Moon Arabian Ponies was an absolute pleasure and I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone who is looking for a quality, well-handled pony that has had the best start in life. Dee and Nicola are also very supportive and helpful and will do their very best to ensure that you get the most out of your little equine friend.”
From Shannon, of NSW (who purchased sight unseen) (2013)…“Dee and Nicola of Ablue Moon Arabian Ponies made my purchase of my new broodmare so smooth. Their honesty and communication made me feel comfortable enough that I even purchased Cleo sight unseen.
I knew exactly what I was purchasing – they sent me recent photos, nothing was ever hidden and every piece of information is backed up in writing for future reference. They are easily contacted and always respond to email and phone messages.
Cleo arrived safely on transport that Dee had also helped me arrange. When she walked off the truck, she was exactly as they had explained; happy, healthy and in immaculate condition.
I would not hesitate to purchase another pony from Ablue Moon – I am one very happy client. Thank you Dee and Nicola for your great service and an easy transaction.”
From the Vallender Family, of NSW (who purchased sight unseen) (2012)…“We write to express our genuine happiness and excitement over the recent addition to our family, Ablue Moon Pianissimo (Bling). The meticulous detail and effort that has gone into the breeding and education of your ponies was evident the minute Bling arrived at our home. Purchasing him sight unseen, we sincerely appreciate your efforts to ensure that he was the right fit for our family and that we had all the information we needed to prepare for his arrival. Bling continues to exceed all our expectations with every day that passes. A week after arriving, and in true show-stopping style, Bling brought home two Champion sashes at his first show with us and behaved impeccably, taking everything in his stride. This testifies to the positive experiences you have obviously given him. In acquiring such a faultless pony, with the perfect temperament and looks to match, we are eager to uphold the standards you have set and we look forward to the successes and happy times to come with this special little man!
Rest assured that we will be first in line to secure another Ablue Moon Arabian Pony when the time is right, and know that we will be watching with excitement as your little ones arrive in the future. Dee and Nicola, we are so lucky to have found you! A huge thank you from the Vallender family.
From Andrew, of NSW (2012)…“I have bought and sold horses professionally for clients and myself, and have never met two people so proud of and loving to their horses. Dee and Nicola were so lovely to deal with, talk to, et cetera, and I thank them for allowing me the privilege of purchasing Ablue Moon’s TNT. ‘Freddy’ arrived in NSW safe, sound and very happy. He has settled in beautifully and his ground manners are absolutely impeccable, though I expected no less from these two lovely ladies. He has already established himself in our hearts, and my family loves him to bits. Playtime with Freddy is such an enjoyable time, as it gives me the opportunity to relax and have a bit of fun (and I must say that the Socceroos selection squad had better keep an eye on this one, as his soccer ball can go flying)! Again, I would like to thank Dee and Nic for the opportunity to buy this lovely colt and can recommend them to anyone looking for a quality pony. Their horses are just ama’Zing’!”
From Kerri, of Victoria (2011)…“I recently purchased ‘Lucky’ from Dee and Nicola and have to say that it was such a pleasure. This little ‘princess’ won my heart some time ago and I was so excited when she came up for sale. Dee and Nicola could not have been more helpful – they are both very professional and go above and beyond what is expected to assist you. They are so compassionate towards their horses, and it shows. When I arrived to collect Lucky, she was clean, trimmed and ready for the show ring. I really think that she was meant for me, and I love her to bits. I truly recommend Ablue Moon Arabian Ponies to anyone looking for that special, quality pony. A huge thank you to both of you for your honest, reliable service. I have a very special girl and look forward to our future together.”
From Renae, of NSW (who purchased sight unseen) (2011)…“When I made the long-thought-out decision to obtain a cremello colt, I was thrilled to find exactly what I wanted for sale at Ablue Moon. However, I was faced with the fact that, due to family commitments, I must buy sight unseen.
Dee and Nicola were extremely professional and accommodating right from the start. They communicated with me at great length, via both detailed email and forthright telephone conversations about the horse’s conformation and personality. They made sure that they answered all of my questions and provided me with very professional photos that allowed me to make an accurate assessment of the colt, Afterglow at Ardiel. I was given every detail to make me feel comfortable and secure about my purchase, so much so that I chose to approach Dee and proceed with my purchase of his dam, Amaranda Amanda Jones.
When the pair arrived they were professionally presented and looked as though they had just stepped out of one of Ablue Moon’s wonderful photos. They were exactly as I was told they would be, right down to the ground. I felt as if I already knew them! If in any way the horses were not exactly as Dee had told me they would be, it was only because to me, they were even better.”
From Peita & Sylvia, of Victoria (2010)…“I would like to thank Dee and Nicola for their kindness and honesty with our recent purchase of our ‘princess pony’, Curly. Their hospitality was wonderful and their ponies absolutely divine. I highly recommend them to anyone searching for a pony of top quality – not only will you find the pony of your dreams, but you will come away with friends who are genuinely concerned about the homes in which they place them. When Curly came home to us there were no surprises, we knew exactly what to expect. She arrived at our place in lovely condition, washed and groomed to perfection.”
From Lisa, of Victoria (2010)…“I am the very proud new owner of Ablue Moon in El Dorado. ‘Eddy’ is an oil painting in my paddock at home and I have wasted many hours staring at him when I should have been taking care of home duties. My family will have to get used to taking second place on the priority list!
The whole experience of purchasing Eddy was like a dream come true. Dee and Nicola truly care about the wellbeing of their horses and are very careful about selecting the right homes for them. I was honoured to be ‘the chosen one’ for Eddy, he is my dream come true and when I first saw him the word that sprang into my mind was “superstar”! Eddy was kindly delivered to my home in Lara, he came off the float looking like a stunning showpiece, in gorgeous condition and was very well behaved. Dee spent time with me and showed me how Eddy had been trained so I could step off on the right foot with him.
To purchase a horse from Ablue Moon Arabian Ponies does not just mean you are purchasing a top-quality, wow factor horse that will blow you away, it also means you will return home with lifelong friends in Dee and Nicola. Their help and care is unsurpassed and words alone cannot express my gratitude for all they have done for me.
Thank you so much, I feel like a twelve-year-old girl who has just bought her very first pony, a dream come true!”
From Robyn, of Victoria (2010)…“My daughter and I recently purchased ‘Fe’ from Ablue Moon Arabian Ponies. I would like to thank Dee and Nicola for allowing us to take up so much of their time; on the day when we first went to look at him, in subsequent visits and also on the day we collected him and brought him home with us. Upon collection he was beautifully clean and so well-presented that we could have taken him to a show that day. Both Dee and Nicola were very professional and knowledgeable – with a genuine desire to see that their horses to go to the right people.
Since ‘Fe’ has come to live with us, he has proven to be just as Dee and Nicola said. He is very friendly, beautifully mannered and a real pleasure to spend time with. Thankyou so much for allowing Fe to come and live with us.”
From Samantha, of Victoria (2009)…“I am glad to announce the purchase of my new baby boy, Ablue Moon Rendezvous. He is a black buckskin, Arabian Pony/Part Welsh colt who should mature about 14hh. I would really like to thank Dee and Nicola for letting me purchase him, he is really something special. I promise I will cherish and look after him like my son.
I would have taken any of their stock as each and every one of their animals ooze quality like no other. I really was breathless when I saw them, and if I was really rich I would have bought them all! Oh, and their farm as well.
I really look forward to getting Rendezvous out to the foal shows and to really doing the best I can together with him. I recommend anyone looking for a quality animal to call Ablue Moon Arabian Ponies, as they only have one baby left and he is a real steal. Thank you for the beautiful photo Dee; and thanks again Dee and Nicola.”
From Tracey, of Victoria (2009)… “I recently purchased Ablue Moon’s Virtuoso (Dash), a beautiful Palomino Welsh A colt, sight unseen from Ablue Moon Arabian Ponies. I was looking for a top quality colt to join our stud, and going only on photos and putting my complete trust in Dee, I thought that he was the quality that I was looking for – he was PERFECT!!
Dash was in beautiful condition, extremely well handled & well behaved. He walked straight into the float, like he had been doing it for years, and floated the 2 1/2 hours home like a dream. When I picked him up, Dee spent a couple of hours with us, helping us both get to know each other and showing me some training methods that Dash had been taught. Thanks Dee, they have already been very beneficial.
I found both Dee & Nicola to be extremely honest and genuine to deal with, and I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone wanting a quality, well handled, well mannered Horse or Pony.
“Being involved with horses for the past forty years, buying a horse “sight unseen” was a first time experience for me. We have all heard of the ‘sight unseen’ purchase disasters and selling scams so I was very cautious. However, I had no problems with Ablue Moon stud. Dee and Nicola Kelly could not do more to assist me with my search for a ‘special’ dressage pony prospect. There was never any pressure to purchase; it was always an honest concern to place their ponies in the correct home where the pony would be exactly what the new owner expected and the pony would be placed to achieve a happy and successful life. It was a lucky hunch that led me to Ablue Moon and I would not hesitate to recommend this stud to anyone searching for their ‘special’ horse friend.”
Charlotte of NSW (who purchased sight unseen)(2008) – NCAS Level 2 Coach Educator, NSWDA Dressage Judge, EFA Technical Delegate, FEI Chief Steward
From Sandy, of Queensland (who purchased sight unseen) (2008)… “I recently purchased a filly from Ablue Moon Stud, sight unseen, and I am pleased to say I am thrilled with her. She is everything Dee said she would be, and I’d just like to say a big thank you to Dee and Ablue Moon Stud for being so completely honest. I would gladly deal with them again. Thanks Dee.”
From Kay, of Victoria (2008)…“I purchased Ablue Moon is Red Hot from Ablue Moon Arabian Ponies in February 2008. I can honestly say that both Dee and Nicola were an absolute pleasure to deal with. Chilli was ready to come home to me in June after she was weaned. She is a well adjusted and well handled weanling, correctly fed since birth. If you are looking for a quality pony then I have no hesitation in recommending anyone to take a look at Ablue Moon Arabian Pony Stud.”