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Pedro

147cm palomino gelding born in 2012. Great jumping pony with adorable temperament

Abilities

Pedro is the golden boy. He just oozes kindness and truly has a heart đź’“ of gold. He combines a fabulous temperament with good looks and abilities to die for. Pedro is a well put together pony that moves very well and has an honest and very brave jump. He is scopey too so jumping comes easy to him.

Practice makes perfect!!

We are currently bringing Pedro to different showjumping and cross country courses for practice. He travels well and never gets upset at new venues. He is used to a huge selection of fences and it all comes very easy to him.

Future

We believe Pedro will climb the classes in both showjumping and eventing. He is the most wonderful fun pony with a golden future for the competitive rider.

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Pickit

13’2 jumping/ eventing mare *2011

This little mare is sweet as candy. Willing to please with a scopey secure jump. Suits someone who aims to progress through the classes. Super temperament.

Temperament

This little sweetie is just the most precious little thing. All handling is easy as pie, nothing excluded (brushing, leading, washing, clipping, loading and catching in the field).

Riding

Pickit has seen most types of fences, both cross country and showjumping. She is very honest and jumps what you aim at. She has a very scopey jump and she moves very well. We have been to some different tracks with her and she is very easy to do in new environments.

Future

We believe Pickit has a great future either as a showjumping pony or as an eventer. She does a tidy dressage test and will take a young aspiring rider up the classes.

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John’s Choice

Jumping pony

Gelding born in 2007, bay, 148cm.

This is a fabulously positive jumping pony, he just loves life and lives to please. He definitely deserves the very best in life. He jumps tracks of 1.10-1.20 easily and can do a tidy dressage test.

Temperament

He is the kindest in the stable with lovely manners, keen to cuddle and loves a good scratch (good to handle in all ways including loading, clipping, washing, grooming and catching in the field).img_7552

We believe he suits someone who would love to compete and have rosettes to show for it. He could also suit ridingschool.img_7518

So to the catch….

There is possibly a trotter in the breeding somewhere which can be seen when the pony gets too much in a hurry. We have though seen that with a bit of groundwork this disappears. In any case it does not affect his ability to jump!

Update 10/05/2018

We have no consciously been working with Johnny to improve his gaits and his understanding of aids. This has proven very productive as he now almost never shows any signs of his previous trottery manners. This will no doubt continue to improve and has furthermore cemented our love for him. He is just such a tryer! Impossible to not love.

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Other ponies that may be of interest:

Mick

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Barnaboy Tina

Barnaboy Tina *2010, 15’2 (158cm) almost black.

What a wonderful pocket rocket! Barnaboy Tina is a seriously honest horse, that would excel at eventing / showjumping,  as a hack or due to her fabulous temperament she could become a sought after riding school horse.

Temperament

Her stable manners are impeccable and she is a treat to care for (brushing, clipping, washing, shoeing and loading). When at competitions, Barnaboy Tina remains calm and concentrated even though she is alert and responsive to aids.

At home Tina is an easy catch in the field which makes life so much easier around the yard.

Jumping , movement and rideability

Tina moves well and have a scopey jet secure jump.  She is easy to follow and is a straight forward ride.  Tina is ridden out both in company and on her own, she is therefor well used to tractors, dogs, traffic and other things that might be encountered when out and about. We make a point of going to different places for schooling hence Tina is used to a selection of spooky fences both XC and show jumps.

Shows and outings

This marvellous horse is the prefect combination of a schoolmistress and potential comtetition horse. She has done pony club, combined training, hunter trials, mini eventing, showjumping and dressage. Nothing phases her, she really wants to please!

Future

We believe Barnaboy Tina would suit as a junior Eventer or for someone who wants to perfect their skills at eventing or showjumping. Because Barnaboy Tina has got such a wonderful temperament she would also be suitable for a riding school.

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Other horses that may be of interest:

Barry Mac

Barnaboy Peaches and Cream

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Capitol (Sold)

Mare *2013 by Callaghy Jim – Rosscon Castle King. 147cm

This purebred Connemara mare is fabulous all around. She takes very well to training and has completed a few hunts with her young rider (10years). They have also been out jumping and cross country schooling with great success!

Capitol is easy to deal with in all aspects ( including loading, clipping, washing etc etc).

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Foxhall Lady (Sold)

Foxhall Lady

Seriously nice mare by Colourful fields born in 2012. 148cm.

Lady has been professionally schooled over a wide selection of both XC and showjumping fences. She has a very trainable temperament and has the ability to go far as an eventing pony, has also the capacity to do well in both showjumping and dressage. She moves well and has a scopey jump. She has been to a few Pay and jumps and behaves impeccably wherever she goes. She rides out both alone and in company. This is the perfect pony for those of you who want to develop together.

Lady is a dream to handle, she takes everything in her stride including loading, shoeing, clipping, showers and daily care. She is easy to catch in the field with plenty of loving personality.

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Heddwig (sold)

Heddwig

Heddwig 2013, 160cm Skewbald mare. By Colourful fieldsimg_7766

This mare has been started off this year(2017) and is proving to be a very straight forward, willing to learn character. She has been introduced to both show jumps and cross country fences with no problems at all.img_7765

Heddwig is the perfect allrounder who would excel at Eventing and could turn out to be a fabulous junior/YR eventer.img_7764

Temperament. Heddwig is very easy to do in all aspects such as grooming, washing, clipping, shoeing, loading etc etc. She rides out alone or in company.

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Sold Hunter, ridingschool, eventing…….(Sold)

This lovely chap is now sold to a hunting home.

Whatever you would like to do you can form a great partnership with this horse. He is a positive, loving gelding with a heart of gold! He is 8 years old (born in 2009), hight of 15’3,

I’ll even go in a pretty shape!

has hunted 3 seasons with the Grallagh harriers, East Galway and Rosscommon hunts. He has done hunter trials, pony club and lots of other stuff. He rides out alone and in company and really takes care of his rider. He is a real confidence builder and would suit someone who wants to do a little bit of everything, eventing or as a ridingschool horse.

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Lovely Connemara cross filly *2012 (sold)

This grey 14’2 filly has a lovely temperament. She is easy to do in all ways and she has a great attitude to work. She rides out alone and in a group, is used to both cross country jumps and show jumps. this pony would be a perfect fit for any riding school or for someone who likes to do a bit of everything.

Over the winter this lovely pony has had a little break and was consequently brought back into work mid January. She is coming on in leaps and bounds and has proven to be a very honest pony who continues to enjoy her work. In the next few weeks she will go to some Pay and Jumps both showjumping and cross country. New prictures and more videos are on the way as well.

Grey filly 2012, 14’2. Connemara cross
Grey Connemara cross filly 14’2, born in 2012

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