(Yealand Nemesis / Camargue Holly’s Gem)

1999 14hh Section A Riding Pony Mare

Holly’s Star stands at 14 hands, is liver chestnut and is a beautifully balanced mare with a lovely disposition and a sensational way of going. Bred and imported by Kolbeach Stud. This mare is a daughter of the famous show mare Camargue Holly’s Gem.

She was broken in to start a saddle career in England, however, with the success of her full sister Holly of Springtime (imp) – dam of Holly’s Tribute, Holly’s Spring, Holly of Spring, Holly’s Cygnet, Kolbeach Holly’s Coronation and maternal half sister Gemstone(imp) dam of KB Print, Kolbeach Aster, Holly’s Work of Art, as broodmares, she was brought to Australia. Her younger Half sister (by Lechlade Quince) was a winner under saddle at the Horse of the Year Show in England, and twice a class winner at the Royal International Horse Show. Her Dam, Holly’s Gem won the Horse of the Year show three times in succession in the UK, and is the full sister to the successful international sire, Camargue Tribute who was imported to Australia late in life.


  • Holly’s Galaxy (Reserve Champion Galloway Barastoc 2012, Champion Novice and Open Galloway Adelaide Royal 2012, Reserve Champion Galloway Melbourne Royal 2012, and EA National Champion Galloway 2012, Grand National 2013 Champion galloway, Reserve Champion Galloway Adelaide Royal 2013, Champion Galloway Melbourne Royal 2013, and EA National Champion Large Galloway 2013, Grand National 2017 Champion large Galloway and Supreme Saddle horse of the Show. 2017 & 2018 Champion Galloway at Brisbane Royal.
  • Holly’s Shine – Champion Small Galloway – Champion of Champions (SA) – Grand National Qualifier, and Champion Small Galloway ESA HOTY (EA National Qualifier) both in 2013. Champion Galloway 2014 Brisbane Royal.
  • Argyl Star Attraction – Large pony – Reserve Champion at SHC-SA HOTY (Grand National Qualifier) and Reserve Champion ESA HOTY (EA National Qualifier)- all within 12 weeks of being broken in, and to finish off his sensational first season Runner-Up Large pony at the EA Nationals 2013
  • Argyl Star Quality – Champion Large Pony Perth Royal 2016, 2016 EWA Champion Medium Pony, 2017 Champion Childs pony at Equifest and Runner-up large pony at Equifest. Owned by the Graetz Family WA.To our knowledge, she is the only mare in recent times to have had three full siblings all compete at the one EA National show on two occasions (2013 and 2014), with Holly’s Galaxy winning and Argyl Star Attraction taking out the runner-up award. star continues to breed consistently.
  • Argyl Star Fire – Winner of the Novice and second in open small Galloway at the 2018 Brisbane Royal