Welcome to Redbud Ranch

International Quality Connemara and German Riding Ponies

Redbud Ranch produces, trains, markets and promotes international quality Connemara and German Riding Ponies for Dressage and Eventing. Our breeding goal is to produce high performance Dressage and Eventing ponies as well as Show Quality breeding stock. Most often our homebred ponies are large to over-height possessing high rideablity, correct conformation, charisma, beauty and character. Additionally we strive to produce ponies with substance, body-depth and bone making them the ideal size for the Adult Amateur lady rider. Our ponies possess impressively large, elastic ground covering paces and natural jumping talent making them competitive in open, recognized Dressage and Eventing competitions. We are very proud of the success of our homebred ponies at both the regional and national levels in Dressage and Eventing. Through careful selection we have been able to acquire some of the finest breeding mares in North America. Our mare families feature not only the very best of European and Domestic bloodlines but also some of the finest Irish and Australian performance breeding. While our premium mares remain central to our breeding success, our young horse training and management programs continually strive to complete package. Redbud Ranch is located in the Northern California, in the Historic Gold Rush District just outside of our capitol city of Sacramento, California. Please dong hesitate to contact us if you should have questions, we would love to help. Contact Us Please enjoy your visit today and be sure to come back often as we continue to update and add new features and sales prospects to our site.

Our Latest Blog Posts

Meilleurs indices CCE Connemara-Three Day Eventing

I thought some might find this very interesting– when it came up on my Facebook newsfeed I had to ask a friend (Paola Lugari-thank you!) what this index was: “It is a performance index given to ponies according to their performance in a given discipline....

Introducing: Redbuds Blue Moon

We are pleased to announce our decision to stand Redbuds Blue Moon in 2016. Blue offers breeders access to world class Connemara Pony Performance Breeding in a unique package–Black, beautiful paces, naturally well balanced with excellent jumping aptitude and superb disposition.

Introducing: Century Hills Taylor Maide

Sold Introducing: Century Hills Taylor Maide 2005 Purebred Connemara Mare Approximately 14.3 HH, Heterozygous Grey From Buckskin ACPS/Weser Ems Inspected and Approved Special Premium Performance Tested 2009 Oldenburg Verband/WE Exceptional Quality Gaits, Conformation...

Introducing Ptarmigan

14.3HH Connemara Part-Bred Sired by Hideaways Hustler (Full Brother to Erin Go Bragh)

Connemaras and their Crosses Competing at the International Level

At the close of the 2014 season I put together a list of the Connemara Ponies and their crosses presently competing at the International Level world wide. The list was obtained from the World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses that tracks international competition...

William Micklem-In Praise of Connemara Blood

“The quality Connemara blood available in the U.S. can also play a big part in creating the winning recipe for an upper-level event horse. “The brain and ‘fifth leg’ of ponies should not be underestimated.”

Exciting Update on 4yo R. Robin Goodfellow!

Such fun to share this wonderful update on one of our homebred ponies! Robin is a foal of 2010 and is the son of our former stallion Wildwych Eclipse and out of the Special Premium Mare Century Hills Taylor Maide (Maplehurst Micheal Macdaire x Eastlands Glendearg)....

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