All posts by Paul O'Leary

Perry Liddle

Set in the heart of Bodmin Moor, near Temple, is the House of Aarden, owned by Steve and Lesley Wright. I can only describe, Steve and Lesley as pioneers of the sport of Pigeon Racing; as they have lovingly and skilfully created one of the finest collections of Jan Aarden based pigeons in the world.  The […]

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*** New Arrivals at HOA ***

Just arrived at The House of Aarden for the 2020 breeding season, direct from Batenburg van der Merwe a nest pair from the 2017 International Barcelona winner Don  Leo (now known as Sumerian Fighter) Sumerian Don Leo and Sumerian Donness a nest pair from the 2018 International Barcelona winner Lloyd Lloyd of Cornwall and Lady […]

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Gareth Watkins

I have visited the House of Aarden Stud at both the original location in Exeter and at the new location in Cornwall and two things have been apparent. One, the birds housed are of the highest calibre with superb pedigrees and bred off the actual performers or are themselves the actual winners of top prizes […]

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Mike Staddon

It has been my pleasure to call Steve and Lesley friends of mine for more years than I can remember. What a lot of people don’t know about them is that they were fantastic racers when they lived in Dawlish, South Devon.  So good in fact, the mighty W.E.C.A. tried to get them into a […]

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