CGF Mischief Managed

For Sale:  $12,000 USD  -  Sport Pony - Fancy German Riding pony gelding
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Known around the barn as 'Seamus' (pronounced Shay-muss, is Irish for James) is a sweet, goofy, curious and fun youngster. He is a registered German Riding Pony (GRP) gelding with a powerful hind leg, ground covering gaits and a swinging shoulder. His natural self-carriage flows through all three gaits, and he has fabulous swing. Sired by the imported GRP stallion Manchester City, Seamus is registered with RPSI (meeting the standards for German breeders), he is microchipped and has his passport (he can go to Europe to compete). As of May, he measures 14 hands. We expect Seamus to finish between 14.1 and 14.2 hands.

In 2017, Seamus attended his first show and did fantastic! He was very brave about the new surroundings and stayed tuned into his handler. Not only that, he won his USDF sport horse in hand class! The judge comments included: "nice over step in walk, good reach with shoulder, showing nice freedom (in trot)" with scores of 7.5 and 8 for movement and general impression. We are so proud of him. At his RPSI foal inspections he was awarded Silver Premium with comments on his quality topline, freedom of shoulder and modern pony type.

His personality is very people-oriented, sweet and he is very curious. As his ground training progresses, he is showing a forward mentality, naturally uphill in movement and a willing work ethic, much like his mother. He is sensitive yet sensible, and is developing into somewhat of a clown, amusing himself in his downtime by engaging his fellow paddock-mates in games.

Seamus's dam is our mare Ella. We see her ground covering length of stride, fancy swinging movement, phenomenal work ethic, and willingness to please shining through in Seamus. Ella's sire is the competitive dressage stallion Statesman's Signature, currently competing at 4th level and scoring in the 70%. Ella's half-sister is PVF Peace of Mind, 2015 USEF International Horse of the Year in driving. Successful athletes run in her family! Ella’s dam was our very athletically bred Arabian mare ElDiHan’s Serena. Serena started her life as a broodmare then came to us at the age of 17 where she began her second career in dressage. As she proved her abilities and aptitude for the work, we opted to breed her and she had Ella.

Seamus’s sire, German Riding Pony Manchester City, (Chester) was purchased and imported from Germany as a coming 2 year old, 'Chester' was presented to GOV in 2012 and licensed. Chester is actively showing in recognized dressage shows at 3rd level and placing against the 'big horses'! Chester's dam is SPSS Glitter Girl who is a GRP by the stallion Losander. Chester is sired by the Welsh B stallion The Breas My Mobility, standing in Germany. The Breas My Mobility has sired exceptional licensed stallion sons such as FS Mr. Right, Mr. Mobility, Monte Christo and Chester’s full brothers Kastanienhof Manhattan, and Manchester United. For information, photos and videos of Manchester City can be found at his webpage: http://www.crosiadorefarm.com/sales/#/manchester-city/

Seamus stands for the farrier and vet, wears a surcingle while lunging, is carrying a bit and is willing to follow you anywhere. He trailers, ties, bathes etc. He has a great sense of humor and loves attention; he’s the first at the gate and always pokes his nose over to say ‘hi’. He will look but he is not spooky. Seamus gets along with both mares and geldings and fits well in our mixed herd. He has a good-natured, easy-going personality, is very curious and willing. He is naturally forward-thinking, tuned into people and is always seeking to please.

This careful cross of breeds/traits is quite common in the development of the German Riding pony. Seamus's dam sire has offspring competing successfully across the board—in Eventing, Combined Driving, Dressage--and more! Coupled with the exceptional dressage talent of his sire Manchester City, Seamus is a very strong prospect of all of the English based FEI Disciplines. He is very special and we are searching for just the right home for him to grow and thrive in.

For Sale:  $12,000 USD
Name: CGF Mischief Managed
Breed: Sport Pony
Registered: Yes
Sire: Manchester City
Dam: CGF Ella

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Dressage: Prospect
Driving: Prospect
Eventing: Prospect
Jumping: Prospect

Registries: RPSI, microchipped

Current Location: Buffalo  MN,  USA


Ad ID: 45283
Updated: 5/23/2018
Foaled: 2015
Gender: Gelding
Height: 14
Color: Chestnut
Temperament: 4
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2.5 year old video

Free moving at 2 years, 2 months (July 2017).

Video of 'Seamus' as a long yearling.

Owner/Trainer:
Name: Megan Connolly
Farm: Connaught Green Farms
City: Buffalo
State: Minnesota
Country: United States of America

Connaught Green Farms


Small family breeders of ponies and small horses for sport. We are located in Minnesota between 2 farms; the raising location and the training farm. With daily handling, premium nutrition, regular vet/farrier and pasture turnout, we do all we can to set our foals up for success with you.
Manchester City
Sire
The Breas My Mobility 
STEEHORST MAESTRO 
ANJA 
Glitter Girl  LOSANDER 
GOLFY 

CGF Ella
Dam
Statesman's Signature 
CHIEF OF STATE 
COAL CREEK SPICYGLOW 
ElDiHan's Serena  Vir-Amigo 
CR Fairah 

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