ELPHIN MOUNTAIN CONNEMARAS
Michael MacDaire x Indian Summer's Bridie)
Donovan is a 2011 gelding owned and bred by Debbie Shade of New Hampshire. His dam, Bridie is a roan like her sire *Hohnorst Branni. She's out of Ballencrieff's Fleur de Lis (Hearnesbrook Dunoon).
Donivan is ridden by his owner's daughter, Sarah, and splits his time between NH and Kentucky.
Above: Donovan competing in Kentucky.
Below: Donovan on the right with his Connemara family and with his owner, Deb Shade.
Donovan and Debbie, July 2015.
Left: Donovan with his owner's granddaughter. Right: at his first show aged four.
Debbie says Donovan "is a love and very people friendly. Everything we could wish for."
Donovan soon after being born, May 2011
Donovan's dam Bridie with owner Debbie and aged 3 in 2008.