Q&A With a Three-Day Winner - Carol Kozlowski, Part One

This article has been reprinted from Waredaca Talk.

Q: It’s been 13 years since the switch to the short format for the Athens Olympics—yet the long format remains a hot topic. Why do you think the eventing community has kept the conversation alive despite the slim chance of its return?

A: From the early days of our sport, the “long format” – at any level- was considered the pinnacle of achievement, the ultimate test...

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Correction: Tabitha Okitsu and Spoot De La Jourlais Sweep Three Phases to Earn Individual Gold in USEF National Pony Jumper Championship at 2017 USEF Pony Finals Presented by Collecting Gaits Farm

Lexington, K.Y. -  Tabitha Okitsu and Spoot De La Jourlais completed four perfect rounds to win the 2017 USEF National Pony Jumper Championship on Saturday. The championship, part of the USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm, saw 12 combinations advance to the final round. 

Zone 10’s Okitsu (South Pasadena, Calif.) and her own 11-year-old Connemara/Arabian mare entered the Alltech Arena on Saturday as the...


Balmullo's Catfish wins Avery Dudasch Memorial Trophy

Purebred Connemara Balmullo's Catfish won the Avery Dudasch Memorial Trophy (Adult Pony Rider) Award at AECs and is in the latest Edition of USA Eventing on page 48. He was 3rd in his division at AECs, finishing on his dressage score of 28.0.

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Hall of Fame Nominations

Do you know a fantastic Connemara or halfbred Connemara that is 15 years of age or older, or deceased that has had an outstanding career both competitive and non competitive?  If so, it's time to nominate for the following Hall of Fame Awards.  Owners should nominate their own ponies.  If you need help, please contact Donna Miller at More details may be found by following the link: ACPS Awards

Due date extended til August 1.

ACPS Annual Meeting, Fall 2017

acpslogoSave the Date/Plan to join us at the ACPS Annual Meeting Weekend, Fall of 2017

Place: The Mount Ascutney Resort,
485 Hotel Road
Brownsville VT
Date: September 14, 15, 16, 17 2017

Registration deadline September 1, 2017

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Fifinella GCF

A popular phrase notes that “everything’s bigger in Texas,” and one could say that also applies to Fifinella GCF. The 15-1-hand Connemara/Hanoverian cross mare may have appeared almost diminutive next to her huge Warmblood competitors, but in the Second Level Adult Amateur Championship she proved that size doesn’t matter, carrying her owner/rider Bonnie Canter of Houston, Texas (Region 9) to an impressive score of 72.317% and victory in the class of 30.

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Tullymor’s Houdini Gets a New Lease on Life

Werner and Marjolein Geven, professional riders and trainers based at Poplar Place Farm in Georgia, had long been searching for their daughter Tessa’s next perfect pony without success when a friend told them of a nice Connemara in need of a good home. The very same day they drove to meet him and instantly knew he was the one.

by Leslie Threlkeld for EN

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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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  1. Two Foals born to Sue Antilla
  2. Region IV Annual Show
  3. Region 1 Summer Newsletter is Now Available!
  4. Please send us your new foal photos!
  5. Two Connemara Ponies Qualify for West Coast USEA Future Event Championships
  6. 2016 Annual Meeting
  7. 6 Connemaras we won't forget in a hurry
  8. One To Watch: Eliza Farren And Bantry Bay's Dublin Want Your Cheers At The Carolina International
  9. Connemaras Shine at Rocking Horse Winter III Horse Trials
  10. New Junior Member to ride Denmark at Anniversary Show
  11. The Seldom Seen Trophy
  12. USEF Horse of the Year (HOTY) banquet
  13. Ridgetop Windy City Receives Multiple Awards
  14. Kynynmont Ponies Receive National Recognition
  15. Jeanne Woodward-Poor & Kier
  16. The Blackmon Girls at the Ocala Horse Properties Fall Horse Trial
  17. American Connemara Magazine Stallion Issue
  18. Glenmeadow Golden Wish & Kim Harrison
  19. Equine Affaire in Springfield, MA
  20. Sir Lancelot daughter places 12th at Pony Finals!
  21. Kynynmont Gunsmoke’s Gideon
  22. 2015 American Eventing Championships Results
  23. ACPS Annual Meeting 2015
  24. This Just in from Horseware Ireland
  25. USDF Region 7 Dressage Results
  26. Region III Holds 29th Annual Show
  27. Breaking News for ACPS Junior Members
  28. Can You Guess?
  29. Purebred Connemara Wins at Dressage
  30. Junior Driver Wins Big
  31. Register Now! 59th Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet
  32. Midwest Connemara Breeders' Show and Inspections Held
  33. 49th Annual Region I show Held
  34. Oakfields Farms Takes Home Top Prizes at Warrenton
  35. Hidden Haven Show
  36. New Foals in Canada
  37. Region IV Annual Show
  38. Two New Purebred Fillies Born
  39. Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event
  40. A Horse of a Different Color: Poppyfields Tristan
  41. American Connemara Pony Society Adds Sporthorse Registry
  42. New Foal
  43. All in the Family
  44. First Foal of the Year
  45. Snowy Days
  46. ACPS BOG Meeting and USEF Awards
  47. ACPS St. Patrick's Day Party
  48. American Connemara Magazine
  49. 2014 AGM Minutes
  50. Breeding Event Horses: Future Generations and a Twenty Year Plan
  51. Thanksgiving Horse Trials in Georgia Well Represented
  52. Region IV Annual Show at FL Horse Park
  53. Hoof Wall Separation Disease (HWSD)
  54. McCamey Kimbler Wins 2014 USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award
  55. Lee Taylor and Cedar's Padraig Featured
  56. 2014 ACPS Annual Meeting
  57. Melanoma Research Project at UC Davis Needs Samples
  58. 2014 American Eventing Championships Results
  59. A Tale Of One Tough Pony
  60. JEF Sir Lancelot offspring places 12th at US Pony Finals
  61. Who are the Four Leaf Clovers?
  62. Region III 30th Anniversary Show
  63. Four Leaf Clovers Ribbonless at AEC's but Famous Nonetheless!


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