2003 Welsh Cross Liver Chestnut Mare USEF Lifetime registered 12.2 hh (perm. measurement card)
Sire: Blue Rain Dam: *Sarnau Valencia USEF compliant Microchipped
"Virginia" is a very sweet and beautiful half- Welsh mare. Her dam is a British Riding Pony imported to the U.S. Virginia has had two foals and then was trained as a hunter pony at Moriah Farm. She can model, hack and has a good jump. She has qualified for the 2016 U.S. Pony Finals Championship in the Small Green Ponies. Update: Congratulations to Virginia and Madeline at the U.S. Pony Finals National Championships 2016- 13th Overall Small Green Ponies, 7th Overall in the Small Green Model, 14th Overall in the Small Green Under Saddle and 2nd in the Top Ten Small Green Ponies Owner/Riders.
Rowan Oaks Butterfly Blue
2005 Welsh Cross Gray Mare USEF Lifetime registered 13.3 7/8" (perm. measurement card)
Sire: Blue Who Dam: Shenandoah Garden (by T.F. Count Bisbee)
"Blue" is a large pony who has been shown in Short Stirrup and Children's Hunter classes. She is a good mover and jumper and is not spooky. She always jumps the jumps. We will be using Blue for both Liam and Madeline. She has the stride to do the large greens as well.
Benlea Fancy Lass
2005 Section B Bay Mare Registered WPCSA
Sire: Benlea Cotillion Dam: Benlea Fantasia (by Benlea Rambler)
"Fancy" is a medium Welsh pony. She has been trained as both a dressage and hunter pony. She will be showing in the Medium Green Ponies. She is also a fun kids pony who will let the kids play around her and on her.
1993 Section B Grey mare Registered WPCSA
Sire: Cloe Olympian Dam: Alra Gay's Delightful
"Glory" is a 12.1 1/2" hh (permanent measuring card) double Farnley Lustre mare. Her sire, Cloe Olympian is by the same sire as Gayfield's Vida Blue. Olympian has been in the USEF Top 9 Leading Pony Hunter Sire's list since 2007. She has a wonderful disposition and has gained a forever home at Den-Mar. We purchased her in 2007 and she was used in leadline classes for her (then) 3 year old rider, Madeline. Pictured below are Glory and Madeline at the 2007 Maryland Pony Breeders Show. Glory has given us another beautiful colt by Wedderlie Mardi Gras on May 10, 2011. As soon as she is ready after her motherly duties, she will be a show pony again. Madeline and Liam will have to share!
Glory can be leased to the right show home for leadline and walk/trot.
Glory and Beau May 10th, 2011
1996 Section B
Liver Chestnut mare Registered WPCSA
Sire: Benlea Rambler Dam: Findeln Siren
"Lori" is a 13.1 hh beautiful medium mare, with a great disposition and beautiful hunter movement. She is a proven broodmare, with wonderful old Virginia hunter bloodlines. We are very pleased to have her join our farm and look forward to many outstanding foals. Lori is a full sister to "Pony Dot Com", awarded the VPBA perpetual trophy for highest scoring Virginia bred pony at the 2002 Pony Finals. She is a true gem among broodmares and is a super easy mare to live with. Her last three foals placed very well last year at Upperville.
Lori foaled a chestnut colt May 30th, 2012 by the legendary sire Blue Rain, the USEF 2007-2011 Leading Pony Hunter sire.
Lori foaled a beautiful filly April 21st, 2016 by Blue Rain's son, Blue Fox.
DMF Once In a Blue Moon
(Blue Fox x Benlea Laureate)
Welsh Cross Chestnut Roan
DMF Blue Ferrari
(Blue Rain x Benlea Laureate)
Welsh Cross Chestnut Colt
"Blaze's" DNA test came back negative for the gray gene. He will remain chestnut. (2016 update- "Blaze" is now a successful sire standing at Joanna Fast's Wrenwood Farm in Canada).
Shenandoah St. Patrick -- "Jonas" 1999- 2014
1999 Gray Gelding Registered WPCSA
USEF Lifetime Recorded
Sire: Farnley Corker Dam: Shenandaoh Neriad
Jonas is a beautiful show pony who will be Madeline's mount for several years. After several years of riding and showing Jonas, he had a bad bought of colic and we lost him in December of 2014. It was a devestating loss for us and we still miss him.
Special thanks to Kim Stewart for letting us purchase Jonas.
Madeline and Jonas, March 2011.