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Shanna Saoirse's Showresults in 2015:
Winner of the 3 yrs old Mares Class and Winner Bay Mare Class in Roundstone July 2015
2nd place 3 yrs old Mares Class and 2nd place Bay Mares Class Oughterard 2015
4th place 3 yrs old Mares Class and Winner Bay Mares Class Champions of Champions Roundstone 2015

 

Homebred Shanna Saoirse wins at Clifden Show
Our filly Shanna Saoirse  (Too Much Melody x Skousboe Shamrock) won the Two year old Filly Class at the prestigious Clifden Show! We are especially proud as she is already the second offspring of our broodmare Skousboe Shamrock who is Classwinner at Clifden Show!

  

 

Too Much Melody Reserve Champion at Roundstone
Our stallion Too Much Melody (Cocum Thunder Boy x Equinoxe Melody) had his very first show outing at Roundstone show on 13th july 2014 at Roundstone Show and we are very proud to announce that he not only won the Class for Stallions 7 years and older but was also choosen as Reserve Champion of the Show!

 

Shanna Saoirse at Roundstone:
Our yearling filly Shanna Saoirse (Too Much Melody x Skousboe Shamrock) won at Achill Show and has so been qualified for the Roundstone Champion of Champions Show in september 2013 and Saoirse came there second best of her class.

 

Shanna Larry Winner of the Ridden Class for Connemara Stallions in Clifden
Our young stallion Shanna Larry did us proud again: At the famous Clifden Show on 9th august 2012 he won the Ridden Class for Connemara Stallions and showed impressively his good movements and outstanding rideability.
 

 

Shanna Jane wins her Performance test
Shanna Jane, a four years old mare from our breeding (Heather's Dino x Skousboe Shamrock) won her Performance Test for Mares in Ansbach in Germany. A special win for this young mare now owned by Sternbergs Stud as she was the youngest mare competing and also had a filly foal at foot and is in foal again.

 

Shanna Larry wins two qualifiers:
Our stallion Shanna Larry won the qualifier at Loughrea Show for the Powers Quarry in Oughterard and he won the Qualifier at the S.E. Clare Show for the High Performance Class in Clifden.

 

Shanna Rose Classwinner at Athenry Show
Shanna Rose won her class at Athenry Show on 1st july 2012.

 

Knockferry Snowflake Confined Champion at Spiddal Show
Our newest addition to the broodmares' field, Knockferry Snowflake, 4 years old filly by Currachmore Cashel out of the dam Morning Blossom proofs to be a champion too - at her first show with us she won the Confined Champion at Spiddal Show 2011!

 

Shanna Rose Junior Champion at All Ireland Champion of Champions Show Roundstone
Shanna Rose, our 3 yrs old filly by Janus out of our foundation mare Gleann Rua Sea Mist won the class for three years old fillies and then went on to win the Junior Championship at the Champion of Champions Show in Roundstone on 11th september 2011.
 

            

 

Shanna Rose Reserve Junior Champion at Oughterard Show
Shanna Rose, our 3 yrs old filly by Janus out of our foundation mare Gleann Rua Sea Mist won her class at Oughterard Show on 28th august 2011 and was Reserve Junior Champion. We are proud that our homebred filly seems to be a successful follower of her dam who also won countless first prizes at shows.

 

Shanna Larry successful at Clifden Show
We are very proud on our stallion Shanna Larry at his ridden outing at Clifden Show: He came third in the Irish Green Hunter Final 2011 and in the Ridden Stallion Class, where stallions of all ages compete, four years old Shanna Larry came second best!
More photos can be seen under LINK: Impressions

 

Successfull day at Ardrahan Show
We showed our colt foal Shanna Ri (CashelBay Cruise x Skousboe Shamrock) on 13th august 2011 at Ardrahan Show and he won his class and later also won the Champion Foal!
His dam Skousboe Shamrock (Elite Stallion Skousboe Morning Rock x danish Elite mare Frederiksminde Mayfair) also won her class and went on to win the Championship. Great day for our ponies!

 

Skousboe Shamrock Reserve Champion at Claremorris Show
Our imported danish broodmare Skousboe Shamrock (Elite Stallion Skousboe Morning Rock x danish Elite mare Frederiksminde Mayfair) and mother of our successful stallion Shanna Larry was shown in Claremorris Show on 31st july 2011 and won her class and was Reserve Champion of the Show!
Shamrock was already a winner at danish and german shows before we brought her to Ireland, she is a First Class mare in Denmark ("normal" mares go into class II a there), she was awarded Premium mare in Germany and also was shown successfully ridden there), so Shamrocks prooves to be one of the real outstanding mares of her breed.

 

Shanna Larry continues his unbeaten record
Our young stallion Shanna Larry continued his unbeaten record by winning Thursday 14th july 2011 at Bannow and Rathangan show. He won the ridden Mountain and Moorland class and won the Powers Quarry Qualifier.
 
Shanna Rose Classwinner at Roundstone Show
Shanna Rose, our 3 yrs old filly by Janus out of our foundation mare Gleann Rua Sea Mist won her class at Roundstone Show on 10th july 2011 and she received the Marty Devane Challenge Cup from the Devane family for the best 3yr old filly. Picture courtesy of Tom Broderick.
 
Shanna Larry Ridden Connemara Pony Champion at Galway County Show in Ireland
Shanna Larry, our 4 yrs old stallion (El Larry x Skousboe Shamrock) had his very first outing under saddle on 18th june 2011 at the Galway County Show and it was an outstanding success:
He won his first class which was Mountain and Moorlands Large Breeds.
He also won his second class which was the Ridden Class for Registered Connemara Ponies and then
he went on to win the Ridden Connemara Championship!
The following weekend he was shown on saturday at a charity ride and he won the ridden class and he won the working hunter and then he won the championship!
To complete this success he was shown again under saddle the next day and he won the ridden mountain and moorland and he won the four year old working hunter at Corrandulla Show in Co Galway. Now he is qualified for the working hunter class in Clifden and it will be exciting to follow him further.
 

 

 

 

 

 Seamus Keady * Shannagurran * Spiddal * Co. Galway * Ireland * Tel.: 087-227-2945 * E-Mail: seamuskeady@yahoo.co.uk
Seamus Keady

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