"I Love this one, Think he should Meet as many Thoroughbred mares as possible"
ROBIN WALKER USEA Young Horse Specialist
"Beautiful Example of his breed, Should Cross well with Thoroughbred Mares for Upper level"
PHILLIS DAWSON, Windchase Farm USEA Young Horse Specialist
"Lovely Athlete, Shows Scope, SUITABILITY, type and Conformation For UPper LevelS"
CHRIS RYAN-On Bounce DFEN USEA Young Horse Specialist
CINDY WOOD, Foxfire Farm
"love this Pony, HE IS The Perfect Cross to THoroughbred Mares"
"I fell in love with this boy from the start. He has been special since he hit the ground, and has continued to impress. Great temperament, great bone, great looks, a true compliment to the breed.
LORI MURRAY, Dragonfly Dreams Farm
Not only is he a gorgeous boy but he's also a joy to work with!
Nichole Sullivan, O'Sullivan Farm
Bobby Jo Criner,
"An exceptional stallion with a very bright future ahead. I can't wait FOR MY BLUE BABY!
In 2005, Amelia qualified for the USEF/USDF Adequan DSHBS Breeders Challenge Championships. In 2007 Amelia was the first mare in the US to receive her Premium Title from the American Connemara Pony Society. In 2010 she was presented at the GOV/Weser Ems Mare Inspection and Performance Test where she was awarded the highest marks of the entire test by winning the free jumping portion (8.7). At that same event Amelia was also awarded the Euro-Horseshoeing Prize for Riding Ponies, a competition that combines both visual inspection as well as a ridden test. Glenormiston Amelia is dam of both Premium 2005, Amelia qualified for the USEF/USDF Adequan DSHBS Breeders Challenge Championships. In 2007 Amelia was the first mare in the US to receive her Premium Title from the American Connemara Pony Society. In 2010 she was presented at the GOV/Weser Ems Mare Inspection and Performance Test where she was awarded the highest marks of the entire test by winning the free jumping portion (8.7). At that same event Amelia was also awarded the Euro-Horseshoeing Prize for Riding Ponies, a competition that combines both visual inspection as well as a ridden test. Glenormiston Amelia is dam of both Premium and High Performance Offspring.
As a three year old, Blue was shown in hand at the 2016 USEA Future Event Horse Championships finishing in 3rd 3yo Colts Division (Against Horses) obtaining both excellent scores and outstanding comments from both young horse specialists. R Blue Moons scores include 8.2/8.5/7.5/8.0/8.0. Blue is also your current reining WCCS Breed Supreme Champion, Champion Stallion and Futurity Champion. R Blue Moon was started under saddle lightly as a three year old. In 2017-18 Blue continues to demonstrate he is a willing, confident, proud and happy Stallion with both competitive gait quality and exceptional jumping aptitude. Not yet 5yo, R Blue Moon recently attended his first ridden show where he competed in Low Jumper Warmup demonstrating he is both a bold and willing partner over fences.
R Blue Moon has proven to be an exceptional stallion producing large, correct, athletic foals of outstanding character, bold expression, charm and natural athleticism. Most often Blue is stamping his own athletic body type, beautiful high set neck, length rein, hip, excellent loin connection, compact frame, short canons, beautiful pony head and generous eye. Owners of his offspring report that they are extremely friendly, good natured, fun and easy to work with.
In 2018, R Blue Moons first offspring out of a Thoroughbred Mare, Bounce DFEN, Qualified for and Attended the USEAs Future Event Horse Championships where he finished Reserve Champion overall in the 2yo Division with an outstanding 83% and was again HIGHEST scoring half bred in the nation.
Another offspring the beautiful yearling filly Cerridwen DFEN was 2nd Place Overall in her Breed Divison as well as placing 7th in the Yearling Fillies Class at the largest Breed Showcase in the Nation: Dresssage at Devon.
Another Yearling "Dancing over the Moon" also won his USEA/FEH Yearling Colts Qualifier with an excellent 78.6% and finished his season in 4th Place Overall among the Connemaras and Half Breds who competed in 2018 FEH series.
EXCEPTIONAL CHARACTER AND CHARM
Like his offspring R Blue Moon demonstrates a strong desire to connect with and engage with his people. He is social, expressive, kind and mannerly. Blue is exceptionally easy to handle and manage while riding and breeding. He is highly intelligent with a strong desire to please, to work and to learn. He is sensible and quiet, confident and consistent. In short he is a pleasure to own, breed and show.
QUALITY, COLOR, SIZE, CONFORMATION & PEDIGREE
An unusual black color with entirely unique and bold white markings R Blue Moon is an exciting young stallion for breeders to consider throughout the US and Canada. Standing 14.3 Blue offers size, character, quality, type, bone, substance as well as impeccable conformation to suit most pony mares. R Blue Moon is an excellent choice for crossing with most Thoroughbred and Sport Horse Mares to produce for the Mid to Upper Levels in eventing and dressage. Blue offers breeders an exceptionally strong athletic body type, superb top line, compact uphill frame, excellent length of rein balanced by an excellent hip, correct saddle position, well defined wither, excellent loin connection, correct hind leg, quality limbs, joints and strong healthy hooves.
Blue possess a natural talent for coiling the hip, engaging the hind legs and to thrust from behind. This natural engagement allows Blue to travel in an uphill balance with lightness in front and thrust from behind. He finds both extension and lateral movements extremely easy. Blue moves and performs like a true Connemara with rounded knee action, joints that are well articulated and extensive ground cover. His canter and gallop are exceptionally large, uphill and ground covering with both reach from behind and natural self carriage. His technique and talent and over fences is impressive, demonstrating full use of his body and ability to bascule. He is quick and careful and with excellent technique and enormous scope. While still very young and green Blue is the perfect model of intelligence, courage and willingness to perform well under saddle and over fences.
Blues sire, Wildwych Eclipse was an athletic Connemara Pony Stallion of impeccable conformation, type and performance. As a breeding stallion Wildwych Eclipse was a TRUE improvement sire, breeding foals of superior type, quality and performance as demonstrated by his stallion sons and many Champion offspring. A versatile stallion, Wildwych Eclipse has been a USEF Leading Sire in 4 Disciplines : Dressage, Hunters, Show Jumping and Eventing. He is the sire of no less that 5 USEF/ACPS Horse of the Year recipients as well as siring our two time Eventing National Champion R Moonrock; R Moonrock is a 2012 USEA Safe Harbor Award Recipient as well as a Dover Midseason Prize winner for Adult Amateurs.In 2010, Wildwych Eclipse was selected to perform at the World Equestrian Games as a Breed Ambassador where he performed daily both in dressage and jumping demonstrations.
R Blues Moons dam is the spectacular Premium/Special Premium Imported Mare Glenormiston Amelia. Amelia is a pony of superb athletic type, harmonious conformation and spectacular movement. *Glenormiston Amelia is the daughter of Performance Stallion Domo Cavallo Praize and out out of the graded showjumper/eventer Glenormiston Clementine. Among many other Performance Champion Offspring, Domo Cavallo Praize is the sire of the Show Jumping Legend Glenormiston Patrick (4.9ft) as well as FEI 4 Star Event Horse Feldale Mouse who is currently campaigning at the International Level throughout Europe.
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Just the Details
R Blue Moons represents some of the finest and most exceptional performance Connemara Pony genetics available in North America. Owned and Bred by Redbud Ranch--leading producer of young Connemara Half Breds geared towards the mid to upper levels in Eventing. R Blue Moon is undoubtedly among the best Connemara Stallions of his generation. Both experts and Breeders agree R Blue Moon is an excellent choice for your Thoroughbred and Sport Horse Mares. R Blue Moon is proven to consistently cross well with both horse and pony mares giving exceptional quality, correctness and scopre to his offspring.