Connemara Pony Sale August 19th – 20th 2024
A gathering of horse & pony buyers and sellers from around the globe. All details on here.
Take part in or observe the showcasing and auctioning of the horses and ponies. Then check out the fantastic bars and restaurants in Clifden town, only a 5 minute walk from the sales.
1. Appreciation of Connemara Ponies: The Connemara Pony is a native breed of Ireland, specifically the Connemara region. These ponies are known for their strength, versatility, and gentle nature. Watching the Connemara Pony Sales allows you to witness the beauty and unique characteristics of these ponies up close.
2. Equestrian Enthusiasm: If you have a love for horses and ponies, attending the Connemara Pony Sales can be a thrilling experience. You can observe the ponies being showcased, their athleticism, and the skills of the riders and handlers. It’s an opportunity to indulge in your passion for equestrianism.
3. Breed Preservation: The Connemara Pony Sales play a vital role in the preservation and promotion of the Connemara Pony breed. By attending the sales, you contribute to the support and sustainability of this indigenous breed. It’s a chance to learn about the breed’s history, breeding practices, and efforts to maintain its unique characteristics.
4. Potential Ownership: If you are considering acquiring a Connemara Pony, watching the sales allows you to assess and compare different ponies available for purchase. You can observe their conformation, temperament, and suitability for specific disciplines. It’s an opportunity to make an informed decision when it comes to selecting a pony that aligns with your needs and preferences.
5. Social and Networking Opportunities: The Connemara Pony Sales attract a diverse crowd of equestrian enthusiasts, breeders, trainers, and potential buyers from around the world. Attending the sales provides a platform to connect with like-minded individuals, share knowledge, and build relationships within the equestrian community.