Simply Irresistible

2015 Pre-Entry Champion British Columbia

Simply Irresistible aka Dori is a 2001 bay 15hh 7/8 Connemara, 1/4 Arab mare by Elphin Cronan.

On Aug 30th 2015, Dori and her rider Kyla Mason were 1st in the Pre-Entry division at the Island 22 Horse Trails and 2015 Pre-Entry champions for British Columbia. Cover Girl (Chloe), also by Cronan, and her rider Kailyn Groth were 2nd in the division and took the Reserve Championship. Congrats to all involved!

Left: Dori, ridden by Kyla Mason, on theleft with her half sister Cover Girl. Right: Dori in foreground, Cover Girl behind.

Dori made 'headlines' in 2009 when she and her rider adorned the cover of the Canadian Connemara Pony Society Brochure, the images are below.


In 2007 Dori was ridden by a 14 year old and won everything at entry, finished the season going pre-training and came 3rd in the BC eventing year end standings at that level.

Cronan's Connemaras: Dori & rider Ryan are on the left. Others are Cloe & Vicki, Irish & Glynis, Mac & Pam

Dori and 11 year old Ryan Varchol.

She is now proudly owned by the Varchol family of Summerland, B.C. With 2005 being her first year of competition, she finished her first horse trials in 2nd place and on her dressage score, ridden by a junior rider.

At her first dressage show she placed 1st in both of her tests, and the dressage judge called her "Terminally Cute"!

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