Connemara Competitors By the numbers. A total of 8 connemaras contested in the USEAs Future Event Horse Series Qualifiers in 2018. Of those eight individuals seven received qualifying scores (a score of 72% or greater constitutes a qualifying score). This is actually a significant drop in the number of Connemaras competing over last years series. […]

West Coast Connemara Breeders Bring their A-Game To USEA/FEH Series

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 […]

Wonder Horse: Portersize Just A Jiff Retires

“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 […]

Dale Dedrick and her Connemara Half Bred Suede, Paralympians

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!

Black, Connemara x Warmblood Filly for Blue

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 […]

Traditionally Bred Irish Sport Horse Explained…

Photos of Connemara Stallions Past and Present

American Connemara Stallion Archive Photos Published

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

Connemara /Thoroughbred-Riders Return to Riding

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 […]

Its a Boy! New Connemara x WB!

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 […]

R Blue Moon | Connemara Pony Stallion

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 […]

FACTS ABOUT THE CONNEMARA PONY