Sport horse
FEATURE: Connemara Pony Sales celebrate 30 years
Judith Faherty
As the Connemara Pony Sales prepare to mark 30 years of selling next week, Judith Faherty meets with John Sweeney and Padraic Heanue to hear about the history of the sale
21 February 2020 Breeding and sales
SALES: Top price of €7,200 at Clifden opener
Kieran Egan from Ballinasloe signed for the top lot at a lively opening sale of the year at the Connemara Pony Sales
1 November 2019 Breeding and sales
NEWS: Flying trade marks end of successful sales year in Clifden
The three-day October Connemara Pony Sales saw a massive 591 ponies sold at the Clifden venue
NEWS: Top price of €7,200 at Clifden sales
Young event rider Christine O'Donnell produced the five-year-old gelding Clonteagh Dawn to top the four-day October sale
2 November 2018 Breeding and sales
AROUND THE COUNTRY: Powerful bloodlines at Ballinalee
Old breeds and some powerful bloodlines dominated the annual Ballinalee Connemara Pony Show
15 June 2018 Other disciplines
SALES: 98 Connemara Ponies sold overseas
The market for Connemara Ponies overseas continues to grow as 98 ponies were sold to Europe at last weekend's Clifden Pony Sales
SALES: German buyer pays top price of €4,100 in Clifden
Overseas buyers accounted for 118 ponies at the four-day October Connemara Pony Sales in Clifden
10 November 2017 Show jumping
NEWS: Clifden Mart clarification
Clifden Mart is solvent and continues to operate business as normal
6 January 2017 Sport horse news
€6,000 for Knight-bred Connemara mare
Some 134 Connemara ponies are bound for new homes overseas after the four-day Connemara Pony Sales in Clifden
4 November 2016 Breeding and sales
Lively international sales trade in Clifden
The Connemara Pony Sales saw the highest prices paid so far in 2016 during the two-day August sale with international buyers continuing to flock to Clifden
26 August 2016 Sport horse news
Some 110 Connemara ponies sold overseas
The two-day Connemara pony sale attracted huge overseas and domestic interest
Connemara herd exported to South Korea
A new venture between Connemara Pony Sales and South Korea has resulted in the departure of 30 Connemara ponies to Asia in a bid to kick start their breeding programme
11 March 2016 Sport horse news