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Ocala Winter I HT Results

This past weekend’s Ocala Winter I HT at the Florida Horse Park showcased lots of talented Connemaras! Connemaras competed across all levels of competition and


Declan Just Gets It

Written for Covertside by Josh Walker Megan Harris’s Connemara stallion has hunted like a pony with an old soul his entire life. Some horses just get


Hope Votes

Hope is a nineteen-year-old pony who’s full name is Concord River Rachel’s Hope. She was the last pony bred by Rachel Page Elliot out of Concord River Kaleigh, a daughter of Lynfields Proud Hope, who was, in turn, the daughter of Texas Hope. Pagey chose Dobh Macduff to be the sire. It doesn’t take many generations back in either pedigree to arrive at ponies who were born at the time suffragists were working in both England and the United States to secure constitutional rights to vote, something both Hope and Susan B. Anthony insist they should have been granted without the need for a constitutional amendment.


USEF COVID-19 Good Practices

USEF’s Webinar USEF’s COVID-19 Resources USEF’s Key contacts for questions, inquiries, & show hosting questions: Competitions Dept. – Katlynn Sacco, Compliance Dept. – Debbie Saliling,


So You Want to Win a USEF Horse of the Year Award?

If you compete your purebred or halfbred ACPS registered Connemara at USEF recognized shows, you might be in the running for a USEF Horse of the Year (HOTY) Award in the Connemara divisions! The points earned when you place in recognized competition count towards your standing in the Connemara HOTY categories, even if the show you competed at was open to all breeds.

Region 8

November Newsletter

CONGRATULATIONS! Holly Becker and “Rapid” aka “Under the Radar”, (Leprechaun’s Molly Brown X Riverman), just won her Novice Division at the Region IX, Event at


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