Connemara Pony Tales

Connemara Ponies Past and Present with William Micklem

May 30, 2020 Lucinda Season 1 Episode 5
Connemara Pony Tales
Connemara Ponies Past and Present with William Micklem
Show Notes

In this episode we speak to the incredibly knowledgeable William Micklem.
William is a keynote speaker, author (best selling manual "The Complete Horse Riding Manual), coach, inventor of the Micklem bridle, columnist and breeder (Mandiba, HIgh Kingdom and Jackaroo). In 2014, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Eventing Ireland and in 2018 a lifetime achievement award for welfare and performance by the Saddle Research Trust.

 "William is a consummate horseman." Capt Mark Phillips

William takes us through his history of Connemara ponies and highlights some of the best performing horses and ponies in the world, all either pure or half Connemara.

A fascinating listen for anyone interested in breeding and how there is such a big opportunity to continue and grow Connemara pony lines into performance horse breeding at the highest level.