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Mar 9, 2018

Camilla Speirs announced the retirement of her wonder horse, Portersize Just A Jiff, so, we thought it would be rather appropriate to show an interview from Tattersalls International Horse Trials & Country Fair 2016 with his breeder, Philip White. Jiff is a traditional Irish Sport Horse gelding by the Connemara Pony stallion Crosskeys Rebel, out […]

Apr 12, 2017

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 20, 2017

Introducing “Moonshine” 2017, Black,  Connemara x Warmblood filly Sired by our Connemara Stallion R Blue Moon and out of Exotic Martini (Popeye K (Voltaire). Her owner reports she is a “Big” Filly! We are absolutely delighted with the quality and size of R Blue Moons Connemara Crosses!

Mar 17, 2017

Chris Ryan explains the traditionally-bred Irish Sport Horse at the Royal Dublin Society Horse Show 2013. It is a combination of one, some or all of the three specific breeds (Irish Draught Horse, Connemara Pony and Thoroughbred Horse). This video shows examples of the Irish Draught Horse, Thoroughbred, 1/2 breed (Irish Draught x Thoroughbred), 3/4 […]

Mar 17, 2017

Photos of Connemara Stallions Past and Present

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 13, 2017

Stunning 2017 Connemara x WB sired by our Connemara Stallion R Blue Moon and out of Caberet. This stunning sport horse foal has very unusual breeding sired by Blue and out of Caberet. Caberet is a daughter of Pablito out of the KWPN stallion Just the Best (Lucky Boy xx). Lucky Boy is noted for […]

Mar 8, 2017

Its in the Blood R Blue Moons pedigree represents some of the finest performance Connemara Pony genetics available in North America. His sire Wildwych Eclipse was a Star Award Connemara Stallion with the ISR/OLD NA Sport Pony Division, esteemed not only for his own competitive achievements but also for his brilliant performing offspring. In 2010, Wildwych […]

Mar 4, 2017

WHAT TO DO Before we begin this breakdown of the things to consider when choosing a Connemara Stallion to breed your mare to, we first must stress the importance of looking at our mares and/or stallions objectively. There is no such thing as “perfect” in horses or ponies, and it’s critical to be able to […]