Connemara Pony National Stud Open Day 2023


Our Open Day is coming up on Sunday March 19th at 2pm



We have a bumper line up planned for the day with lots of special guests and all are welcome to join us! Come along and meet & greet friends – old and new, and bring a friend or two, bring your dancing shoes too as we will have music (and dancing) and refreshments also on the day. 🎶🎤

Special Guests include:

🔸Father Christy McCormack, Breeder and Judge, who will give an official blessing.

🔸Our Centre Vet; Dara Larkin D.V.M. – who will tell us all how to prepare your mare for the Breeding Season ahead.

🔸Jessie Hill – Precision Equine Dentistry – the importance of looking after your equines teeth.

🔸Shirley Jones Nutritionist with Top Spec – will discuss diet and feeding.

🔸Equine Agent Padraic Heanue – Connemara Pony Ireland – with more than 20 years managing the Connemara Pony Sales at Clifden he will discuss sourcing/selling ponies, and the market.

🔸Judge, Stallion Custodian & Breeder- Jimmy Canavan, Fernville Stud and owner of the great “I Love You Melody” will talk to us about Breeding, breeding lines and the future of breeding.

And a Q&A with:

🔸Robbie Fallon and Michael Harty from CashelBay Stud on Showing and Performance.

Ever wondered how long it takes to get a pony ready for HOYS/Dublin/Clifden?
How did they know the pony had what it takes to make it to the top?

Now is your chance to ask this duo who have won HOYS/Dublin/Clifden and a whole lot in between.

Submit your Question!

Questions are submitted in advance by:


🔸Stallion Parade  – see all our fabulous boys.

🔸 Show jumping Demo

🔸 Dressage Demo


Registration – for the Attendance Draw from 1.30pm

Attendance Draw

List of prizes for the Attendance Draw which will be updated soon as I’m still getting lots of prizes in from lots of lovely sponsors for the day.



Open Day – When and Where

Date: Sunday 19th March

Time: 2pm

Where: H91 K8Y9, Renvyle, Connemara. How to find us…










Silver Shadow the Connemara Stallion

Ice and Fire d’Albran Connemara Stallion Ireland

Clifden Silver Connemara Stallion

Poetic Kelly Connemara Stallion



Diamond’s Equine Renvyle – The Connemara Pony National Stud