JEF Sir Lancelot offspring places 12th at US Pony Finals

A JEF Sir Lancelot offspring has excelled at the US Pony Finals for the second year in a row.  In August Happy Feet (aka Timon) placed 12th overall in the Large Green Pony division. Last year Lance’s daughter Radiance placed 12th overall in the Medium Regular Pony division. 

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A Tale Of One Tough Pony

Sacha and Gabby crossing the finish line

Truckee, CA:   Donna Huntsman has sent the following  article about the first Connemara to finish the Tevis since Doc Molton used to ride her purebred,   Springledge Irish Whiskey,  in that famous ride a quarter of a century or so ago.  Donna says, “ When my endurance enthusiast friend asked me if I had seen that a Connemara cross pony was entered in this year’s Tevis Cup I was intrigued to say the least.  I eagerly opened the link and perused the breed column of the competitors listed and sure enough amongst the predominately listed Arabs and Arab crosses, there she was; #25, Sacha Egdell from Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada, riding M&M’s Gabriella (Gabby), a 14.3 bay Connemara X mare.

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Thurman Farm Ponies were Champion & Reserve Champion at Upperville

It was a great turnout at Upperville Colt & Horse show this year. Sunny, hot, and windy our judge hard at work was Debby Howell of Middleburg, VA. Lots of ponies competed along with supporters, family, friends, and fans making a great crowd! Thurman Sileach PB Mare by Rattle N’ Snap Laddie Boy out of Thurman Keepsake owned by Barbara Byrd  & shown by Mary McMillen took Champion.

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Two Foals born to Sue Antilla

New Fairfield, CT:   Sue Antilla has had two foals so far this year, both by Alluinn Durango (Aladdin's Denver x *Patty's Meredith), who belongs to Sara McCrea and stands at Northern Connemaras.

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Region IV Annual Show

Fairburn, GA: Region IV of the ACPS held its annual show the weekend of June 10, 2016, at the beautiful Bouckaert Farm, home of  Chattahoochee Hills Eventing, just south of Atlanta. The weather was perfect, if somewhat warm, and people from all over the region showed up to participate in a variety of In-Hand and Ridden Classes. Stephanie Fenton-Hickey was the very able organizer.

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6 Connemaras we won't forget in a hurry

Horse & Hound: The Connemara’s natural habitat is the almost lunar landscape of Ireland’s rugged west coast, but the breed’s origins are somewhat hazy. A legend relates that Spanish horses from the Armada that sank off the coast landed and bred with the indigenous wild ponies. This seems somewhat romantic, but you only have to look at the Connemara to see its quality. This refined beauty has not escaped the aficionados of M&M showing, to which the Connemara’s track record attests...

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One To Watch: Eliza Farren And Bantry Bay's Dublin Want Your Cheers At The Carolina International

The Chronicle of the HorseWhen you see Eliza Farren and Bantry Bay’s Dublin gallop by on cross-country this weekend at the Cloud 11-Gavilan North LLC Carolina International CIC*** (N.C.), make sure to give them a loud cheer.

Farren and her Connemara-Thoroughbred cross will be tackling Ian Stark’s track on their way to the Rolex Kentucky CCI****, and “Dublin” thrives on the atmosphere of big events....

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  2. New Junior Member to ride Denmark at Anniversary Show
  3. The Seldom Seen Trophy
  4. USEF Horse of the Year (HOTY) banquet
  5. Ridgetop Windy City Receives Multiple Awards
  6. Kynynmont Ponies Receive National Recognition
  7. Jeanne Woodward-Poor & Kier
  8. The Blackmon Girls at the Ocala Horse Properties Fall Horse Trial
  9. American Connemara Magazine Stallion Issue
  10. Glenmeadow Golden Wish & Kim Harrison
  11. Equine Affaire in Springfield, MA
  12. Sir Lancelot daughter places 12th at Pony Finals!
  13. Kynynmont Gunsmoke’s Gideon
  14. 2015 American Eventing Championships Results
  15. ACPS Annual Meeting 2015
  16. This Just in from Horseware Ireland
  17. USDF Region 7 Dressage Results
  18. Region III Holds 29th Annual Show
  19. Breaking News for ACPS Junior Members
  20. Can You Guess?
  21. Purebred Connemara Wins at Dressage
  22. Junior Driver Wins Big
  23. Register Now! 59th Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet
  24. Midwest Connemara Breeders' Show and Inspections Held
  25. 49th Annual Region I show Held
  26. Oakfields Farms Takes Home Top Prizes at Warrenton
  27. Hidden Haven Show
  28. New Foals in Canada
  29. Region IV Annual Show
  30. Region 1 Field Day
  31. Two New Purebred Fillies Born
  32. Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event
  33. A Horse of a Different Color: Poppyfields Tristan
  34. American Connemara Pony Society Adds Sporthorse Registry
  35. New Foal
  36. All in the Family
  37. First Foal of the Year
  38. ACPS St. Patrick's Day Party
  39. Snowy Days
  40. ACPS BOG Meeting and USEF Awards
  41. American Connemara Magazine
  42. 2014 AGM Minutes
  43. Breeding Event Horses: Future Generations and a Twenty Year Plan
  44. Thanksgiving Horse Trials in Georgia Well Represented
  45. Hoof Wall Separation Disease (HWSD)
  46. Region IV Annual Show at FL Horse Park
  47. McCamey Kimbler Wins 2014 USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award
  48. Lee Taylor and Cedar's Padraig Featured
  49. 2014 American Eventing Championships Results
  50. 2014 ACPS Annual Meeting
  51. Melanoma Research Project at UC Davis Needs Samples

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