Redbud Ranch is delighted to offer for your consideration our fine selection of Connemara Sporthorse/Pony Prospects.
Since 2002, Redbud Ranch has aimed to produce quality Connemaras and Crosses with desirable type, temperament, rideability, conformation and competitive movement/jumping ability. We specialize in producing young prospects for Dressage and Eventing.
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When it comes to outstanding quality with potential for upper level talent this Connemara x Thoroughbred Cross ticks all the boxes. Apt to Please imparts size, scope, competitive gaits and jumping ability to her exceptional offspring. In 2017, Apt to Pleases son Escher DFEN was the National High Scoring 2 yo Colt in the USEA Future Event Horse Championship. While her daughter Eleanor R was named Overall Site Champion with a 9 for Rideablity at her AHS Breed Inspection and Mare Performance Test. Apt to Please is also an approved AHS Main Mare Book Thoroughbred Mare and was selected for the Verband Jumper Breeding Program with scores of 8/8/8. Apt to Please was the 3rd Highest Scoring Mare Nationally in 2010. Apt to Please is the dam of Eleanor R, Escher DFEN and R Troubadour (R Blue Moon x Apt to Please).
Exciting opportunity to purchase In Utero what we expect to be the ultimate Warmblood x Connemara Cross with potential for upper level Dressage and/or Eventing. Sired by the Elite Hanoverian stallion Pablito and out of our overheight, purebred Connemara Mare R Titania. This foal will combine some of the most coveted Sport Horse bloodlines with the best of modern Connemara Performance breeding. Bloodlines that include sporthorse breeding legends such as Pilot and Absatz as well as the elite pony genetics of Connemara Performance Stallions Ardceltic Art and Domo Cavallo Praize. Titania is the dam of Icewaters Celtic Express and R Celtic Torrent.
Exciting opportunity to purchase In Utero one of our exceptional traditionally bred Connemara-Thoroughbred crosses sired by our stunning Connemara Pony Stallion R Blue Moon and out of one of our Hanoverian Approved Thoroughbred Mares: Shee's Magic. Based on the Full Sibling we anticipate this cross to have size and beauty with desirable movement, type and versatility to perform well across disciplines. As a 3yo Shee's Magic garnered national recognition by claiming the West Coast Future Event Horse Championship Title with an 83.3%. More recently "Chatter" has been successfully eventing with her Amateur Owner with remarkable success including 3/3 Top Three Finishes. In 2017 Chatter produced the exceptionally lovely Cerridwen DFEN (R Blue Moon x Shees Magic).
M G Baby is the newest member to join our select broodmare band. Sired by Pleasant Tap and out of a Forestry Daughter "Grace" offers not only excellent performance bloodlines, but beautiful type, quality, elegance, presence and competitive gait quality. We are very much looking forwards to see what she'll produce with Blue. This 2018 In-Utero foal is under contract.
Manzanita is the dam of the exceptional 2016 colt Bounce DFEN-and this cross is a repeat of what is fast becoming one of our most favorite crosses. In 2017, Bounce DFEN (R Blue Moon x Manzanita) made his show ring debut with Qualifying Scores on each occasion for our West Coast USEA/FEH Championships. Bounce DFEN finished out 2017 season with a remarkable 77.1 and 3rd place in the Yearling Colts Division at our West Coast Series Final. Overall Bounce DFEN was the highest scoring Connemara Cross to compete in the Future Event Horse Series in 2017 and one of only 3 Connemaras to achieve qualifying scores. Bounce is the first offspring of our stallion R Blue Moon and we are anxious to meet his baby brother or sister! This 2018 In Utero Foal is Under Contract.