Region III 30th Anniversary Show

Lexington, Va:  The Region III 30th anniversary show went off without a hitch.  Held the weekend of August 27 at the Virginia Horse Center, there was something for everyone.  There were in-hand classes, flat classes, jumping classes, dressage including a 6-person quadrille and a pas-de-deux, short stirrup, long stirrup, trail, Mountain and Moorland, a costume class, and the great egg and spoon challenge. 

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Who are the Four Leaf Clovers?

Tryon, NC: You might be hearing a lot about the Four Leaf Clovers in the next couple of weeks, they are going to be SO famous (hope springs eternal!), so who are they?  The “Clovers”  are an adult amateur team that will be competing at Training Level at the American Eventing Championships (AEC’s) in Tryon, NC on Sept 1-5, 2016….and they are ALL purebred Connemaras! 

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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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  5. Connemaras Shine at Rocking Horse Winter III Horse Trials
  6. New Junior Member to ride Denmark at Anniversary Show
  7. The Seldom Seen Trophy
  8. USEF Horse of the Year (HOTY) banquet
  9. Ridgetop Windy City Receives Multiple Awards
  10. Kynynmont Ponies Receive National Recognition
  11. Jeanne Woodward-Poor & Kier
  12. The Blackmon Girls at the Ocala Horse Properties Fall Horse Trial
  13. American Connemara Magazine Stallion Issue
  14. Glenmeadow Golden Wish & Kim Harrison
  15. Equine Affaire in Springfield, MA
  16. Sir Lancelot daughter places 12th at Pony Finals!
  17. Kynynmont Gunsmoke’s Gideon
  18. 2015 American Eventing Championships Results
  19. ACPS Annual Meeting 2015
  20. This Just in from Horseware Ireland
  21. USDF Region 7 Dressage Results
  22. Region III Holds 29th Annual Show
  23. Breaking News for ACPS Junior Members
  24. Can You Guess?
  25. Purebred Connemara Wins at Dressage
  26. Junior Driver Wins Big
  27. Register Now! 59th Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet
  28. Midwest Connemara Breeders' Show and Inspections Held
  29. 49th Annual Region I show Held
  30. Oakfields Farms Takes Home Top Prizes at Warrenton
  31. Hidden Haven Show
  32. New Foals in Canada
  33. Region IV Annual Show
  34. Region 1 Field Day
  35. Two New Purebred Fillies Born
  36. Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event
  37. A Horse of a Different Color: Poppyfields Tristan
  38. American Connemara Pony Society Adds Sporthorse Registry
  39. New Foal
  40. All in the Family
  41. First Foal of the Year
  42. ACPS St. Patrick's Day Party
  43. Snowy Days
  44. ACPS BOG Meeting and USEF Awards
  45. American Connemara Magazine
  46. 2014 AGM Minutes
  47. Breeding Event Horses: Future Generations and a Twenty Year Plan
  48. Thanksgiving Horse Trials in Georgia Well Represented
  49. Hoof Wall Separation Disease (HWSD)
  50. Region IV Annual Show at FL Horse Park
  51. McCamey Kimbler Wins 2014 USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award
  52. Lee Taylor and Cedar's Padraig Featured
  53. 2014 American Eventing Championships Results
  54. 2014 ACPS Annual Meeting
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