ELPHIN MOUNTAIN CONNEMARAS
Wildwych Clio

2001 Bay, 13.2 hh - CCPS Inspected SOLD!


Clio's sire Castle Baron (AUS)

Clio's dam *Glenormiston Amelia (AUS)

Wildwych Clio was bred by Sue Clarke's Glenormiston Stud and was imported in utero from Australia by Mary Prewitt of Wildwych Connemaras in Colorado.  She now lives with Kim Sterl at South Ridge Farm in Deerfield, New Hampshire.


Above & below L: Clio and Juniper, June 2012. Below R: Clio, 2010
 

She is an easy-going mare who is pleasant to handle and she's also a no-fuss mum who raises sensible, kind foals.


A very pregnant Clio in May 2012.

Clio's sire, Castle Baron, known as Henry after his breeder Henry O'Toole, has won many Supreme Championships in both Connemara classes and against all pony breeds in Australia since his arrival from Ireland as a 2 year old. He is as renowned for his circus tricks as he is for his excellent, typey get.

    
Henry under saddle, at the Australian Pony Stud Book Society Show and doing his tricks.

Clio's dam Amelia is a Premium Mare with both the APCS and the German Riding Pony Verband and has competed successfully on the line. She is bred on some of the best performance lines in Australia: her sire Domo Cavallo Praize evented to preliminary, did combined driving and was unbeaten on the line. Amelia is owned by Redbud Ranch, CA where she is an excellent broodmare.

   
Amelia with Clio, showing on the line and at her German Riding Pony performance test in 2009.

Clio has been started under saddle and with her great, calm temperament, she's very easy to work with.

  
Above and below: Clio at her former home, Castlewood Connemaras in GA, and as a foal at Wildwych Connemaras.
   

Clio's Foals:
Balmullo's Uproar: 2007 filly by C.R. Roaringwater Bay
Castlewood Village Spryte: 2008 filly by Balmullo's Gallagher
Elphin Rowan: 2011 filly by Maplehurst Michael MacDaire
Elphin Juniper: 2012 colt by Maplehurst Michael MacDaire

Left: Clio and Uproar.



Above: Clio and 2yo Spryte.

  
Above L and Centre: Clio's 2007 filly Uproar under saddle. Right: Spryte, March 2011.

Photos courtesy of Glenormiston Connemara Pony Stud, Redbud Ranch, Castlewood Connemaras and Wildwych Connemaras.

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