Sport horse
DUBLIN HORSE SHOW: 'Ranger' defies rivals to win
Margie McLoone
There was a full entry for the Connemara ridden classes where Cregduff Ranger delivered the opening win for owner Kathryn Smiley
19 August 2022 Breeding and sales
CLIFDEN SALES: Smashing trade at Clifden for ponies
Almost 500 Connemara ponies changed hands at the busy three-day August sales at Clifden
12 August 2022 Dublin Horse Show
DUBLIN HORSE SHOW PREVIEW: Worthy qualifiers key to titles' deciders
Huge interest in the RDS qualifiers has set the stage for ultra competitive Connemara performance championships
DUBLIN HORSE SHOW PREVIEW: New system finds favour among exhibitors
Rather than a race to the keyboard to entry, the new qualification system ofr the ridden Connemaras has been well received by connections this year
12 August 2022 Dublin Horse Show
AROUND THE COUNTRY: 'Snowdrop' clinches championship for west
Galway's Cathy Snow and Martin Coyle's Kilpatrick Snowdrop won the Midlands All Ireland Broodmare Championship
29 July 2022 Other disciplines
BREEDERS' 10 - James Naan: "Clifden win is something I will cherish forever'
Fermanagh breeder James Naan rates his favourite prizewinners and bloodlines as he answers Susan Finnerty’s questions
AROUND THE COUNTRY: Scott scores with 'Silver Fox'
Irish Draughts and Connemara ponies were out in force for the RDS performance qualifiers at Forth Mountain Stud in Wexford
AROUND THE COUNTRY: Ryan pulls off winning double
Diarmuid Ryan landed two wins at the Dublin Horse Show Irish Draught and Connemara Pony performance qualifiers at Forth Mountain
COMMENT: Rising tide lifts all boats
Booming trade for Connemara ponies in Clifden feeds back into the industry while the world's biggest eventing stars are set to descend on Millstreet International
27 May 2022 Sport horse news
BALMORAL SHOW: Ballylee Castle Prince reigns for O'Connor family
Sadhbh O'Connor rode her family's Ballylee Castle Prince to win the ridden championship at Balmoral Show 2022
NEWS: Connemara Ponies popular in USA
Connemara Pony sales agent Padraic Heanue was happy to be able to assist Californian buyers in their quest for the native breed recently
8 April 2022 Sport horse news