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Mar 22, 2017

“She found him. A 14.3 hand Buckskin pony. 50% Connemara 25% Thoroughbred 25% Percheron.  And 100% Right for Dale. They called him Suede. At one of her early rides Dale was walking him alongside the barn and someone accidentally threw a bucket of water out of a stall window and it hit Suede. He shook […]

Mar 17, 2017

Mar 16, 2017

Sixty-one-year-old Kiefer-Wood took about 25 years off from riding before bringing horses back into her life and competing in the 2016 Nutrena/USEA American Eventing Championships (N.C.) on 22-year-old Liffey Star, a Connemara/Thoroughbred (Hideaway’s Erin Smithereen—Genesee Star). Amateurs Like Us: Jean Kiefer-Wood is Eventing Again At 61 Years Young

Mar 8, 2017

Here are a few Facts not found in the Connemara Pony Handbook: Connemara ponies are friendly although a little hesitant when meeting strangers for the first time. Once they get to know you though it’s a little like super glue – they just don’t seem to know when they have worn out their welcome. They […]