Latest News

  • Voodoo

    19th January 2018

    Our final foal, not yet 4 months old, is growing well. He is full brother to Vegas, Vivid, Valencia and Ace.

  • Our Final Foal

    5th January 2018

    While Visage continues to stand, Copabella has produced its last foal for the foreseeable future. Vegas's youngest brother Voodoo has just turned three months old. He's a strapping big colt with perfect manners, residing at Redleaf in the care of Tallara and Dave.

  • Changes at Copabella

    1st January 2018

    We are pleased to announce that Bronte Webb of BJW Equine is taking over from Brooke Campbell who has moved to Victoria. Brooke will continue to visit Sydney regularly and will be available for coaching and clinics. Meanwhile Bronte, who has worked at Copabella with Brooke for several years, also has her coaching qualification and is available for lessons. Bronte is also a very capable rider and is offering training and exercise rides for clients' horses.  Bronte can be contacted by phone read more...

  • Vegas in Rome

    28th October 2017

    Julia managed to compete successfully at the GCT in Rome recently. It is not easy juggling baby and horses so she doesn't get out as much as she would like to, but Vegas came home in the money once again in the 1.45 classes.  

  • Attention Breeding Clients

    25th September 2017

    I am in Germany with Julia and family and will be back in Australia on 10th November. It will be best to contact me via email or text message during this time. You can still return service agreements and pay service fees as usual.   Please contact Brooke Campbell in Australia to make arrangements for semen collection. Her number is 0410 452 810.

  • Oaks Young Horse

    23rd July 2017

    Brooke had two Copabella horses at Camden for the weekend of competition. Yesterday Cypher (Cadiz-Vermont) was equal winner of the 5-year-old class, and today Camouflage (Cadiz-Venice) was equal winner of the 4-year-olds. Brooke, who owns Cam, was very pleased with his performance. Unfortunately the photo quality is rather poor as the show was held indoors and my camera doesn't do so well in those conditions.

  • Riders' Series

    9th July 2017

    It's been another great weekend of jumping at SIEC, thanks to the tireless efforts of the organisers. Visage was once again very well represented, with Tallara Barwick and Verdi double-clear to take 2nd place in the Open 1.30 division after a short break. In the Young Rider 1.30 class, he had Choronic Dominant Visage with Kate Hinschen finish double-clear and 2nd, and Walaroo Carnival with Coco Dulhunty finish double-clear and 3rd. Meanwhile in the 1.05 class, Redleaf Lodge's rider Josh read more...

  • Semen for New Zealand

    4th July 2017

    New Zealand breeders may be interested to know that we now have a small supply of Visage frozen semen available for export to New Zealand. Just get in touch with Lesley at for more information. You can also call on +61417 663 027.

  • Report from Kara Berry

    13th June 2017

    "I own Jellystone Park Allure purchased from Jellystone Park Performances horses in Tasmania. She is by Cooramin Virtuoso who is by the wonderful Copabella Visage. I purchased Ruby as a green broken 4yo 12 months ago. In that time she has started her competition career proving to be quite the talented young horse! She has had a very successful first season under saddle from dressage, show hunter, eventer and show jumper. Her temperament, trainability and talent is second to none. I have had read more...

  • Grand Prix Win

    13th June 2017

    Jill Waddy has reported in with an exciting win in the Grand Prix at Camden riding Copabella Vindication, aka Adonis. Adonis performed faultless rounds all weekend. Well done Jill!

  • Vegas is Back!

    5th June 2017

    This horse has had more comebacks than most, firstly from injury and now after Julia's break due to pregnancy. The pair had their first outing on the weekend at SenTower Park in Belgium. And it went very well, even winding up in the prize money in big classes. Julia is very pleased with how Vegas feels and is looking forward to getting back into regular competition. We have two full sister to Vegas currently in training at Redleaf with Dave Cameron.  

  • Squiggle and Puzzle

    5th June 2017

    Sharon Ridgway has been in touch with a quick update on her boys.   "Squiggle is growing like a weed, weaned and in with his big brother and they are great mates. Look so cute together. They are both like fluffy teddy bears as getting wintery here."