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Wanted Loan / Lease Considered

Connemara/New Forest/small Event Horse/ School Master

Ref #: 180927
  • Full Loan wanted / Lease considered to right horse/pony
  • Five Star Professional Yard awaits, with regular training
  • Experienced, Small Adult, must be a keen jumper
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  • Full Loan wanted / Lease considered to right horse/pony
  • Five Star Professional Yard awaits, with regular training
  • Experienced, Small Adult, must be a keen jumper
  • 14hh - 15.2hh
  • Reg Connemara / large M&M or Small event horse 
  • School Master / Any age considered

Experienced in - showing / WH / Eventing optional / proven jumper

I am a light weight experienced adult seeking either a large M&M (Connemara preferred) or small sports horse / all-rounder to compete at a reasonable level – Workers, hunter trials, some showing.

To be kept at a very experienced 5 star professional yard in Suffolk with only the best care & training. I have had many horses / ponies over the years, competing at both local & county shows.

I have recently had a break after my last to raise my family & balance my career. I am now looking for that special pony/horse to look after me & enjoy competing again. Due to being a working mum the time I will have to spend with them will be precious so the right horse is essential.

He/She will be loved & treated as our own & will not want for anything. Any age considered.

I do mind anything strong and keen however must be safe, well-mannered with a kind / safe temperament. No bolters/buckers/rearers. Safe to hack, handle, load etc

Ideally someone who has “been there, done that” , a school master who loves to jump & who isn’t phased by anything. I’m not necessarily looking to jump huge but would like to know I will get round.

I know my wish list is a long one but if you have that horse/pony out there please call me for a chat. References available if required.


14hh Novice M&M / WH / EVENT / PC

  • Connemara
  • Grey
  • Mare
  • 5 years
  • 14 hands

14hh Novice M&M / WH / EVENT / PC

Super Future Competition Prospect

Ref #: 174588
  • Reg Class 1, Irish Bred, Excellent Bloodlines
  • Talented all Round Family Pony
  • Snaffle mouth
  • Connemara
  • Grey
  • Mare
  • 5 years
  • 14 hands
  • Reg Class 1, Irish Bred, Excellent Bloodlines
  • Talented all Round Family Pony
  • Snaffle mouth

This lovely pony has been brought on slowly over the winter and spring and has proven to be a quick learner, very trainable, bold and showing huge potential over a fence when XC & SJ Schooling.

Totally unspoiled genuine novice with snaffle mouth, she has a delightful and sweet nature and only wants to please. She has excellent confirmation and good movement.

She is good to catch, in traffic, with farrier,vet & dentist. Goes in trailer or lorry. No stable vices. Vaccinations up to date.

We have shown her lightly in hand and she is only for sale now as a recent move has meant we no longer have jockey based locally to get her out and about.

A kind, knowledgeable long term home where she can continue her training and start her career in earnest, is a priority.

Correctly educated, this charming pony has the scope and ability to make a top class RIHS / HOYS standard WHP and / or super PC Eventer.

No Dealers.

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BRITISH CONNEMARA PONY SOCIETY

Mrs Geth Tillin

24 Mount Pleasant Road, Alton, Hampshire GU34 1NN

Tel: 01420 89114 or 0845 604 9690

 

 

Rules for Showing

Prospective purchasers of Connemara ponies should be aware that under BCPS Rules for showing – ‘No Connemara exceeding 148cm may be shown or take part in any competition restricted to Connemara or Registered Mountain and Moorland ponies within the jurisdiction of the BCPS.’

‘Where it is reported to the Society that this may have occurred then the Society may require the animal to be measured or re-measured in accordance with the Rules of the Joint Measurement Scheme -

The penalty for the contravention of the above Rule may be cancellation of the registration of the animal concerned

They should also realise that both the Irish and British Connemara Societies register ponies under a classification system. Briefly, all foals are registered as Class 3. Adult ponies (2 years and over) – Stallions and Mares – are registered in Class 1 if they pass a visual and Veterinary inspection, and as Class 2 if they fail the visual, but pass the Vet, or are over or under height, or blue eyed creams, and as Class 3 if they fail the Vet or have not been inspected

The progeny of Class 3 ponies remain in Class 3 and cannot be upgraded

It is suggested that purchasers should ask to see the pony’s passport to verify the Class of the pony, and should contact the BCPS Secretary if they have any queries on the details given below

 

Breed Standard

Height - Normally 128cms to 148cms at maturity

Type – Compact well balanced riding type with depth, substance and good heart room – Standing on short legs covering a lot of ground

Colour & Markings - Grey, black, bay, brown, dun with occasional roan, chestnut & palomino and cream

Head  - Well balanced pony head of medium length with good width between large kindly eyes, pony ears, well defined cheekbone - Jaw relatively deep but not coarse

Front  - Head well set on to neck - Chest should not be over-developed - Neck not set on too low. Good length of rein. Well defined withers, good sloping shoulder

Body - Body should be deep, with strong back, some length permissible but should be well ribbed up an with strong loins

Hindquarters - Strong and muscular with some length, well developed second thighs (gaskin) and strong low set hocks

Limbs - Good length and strength in the forearm, well defined knees and short cannons, with flat bone measuring 18 - 21cms - Elbow should be free - Pasterns of medium length, feet well shaped, of medium size, hard and level

Action - Movement free, easy and true, without undue knee action, but covering the ground

General Character - Good temperament, hardiness, staying power, intelligence, soundness, surefootedness, jumping ability, suitable for child or adult

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