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

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

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 […]

Stallion Selection: The Connemara 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