Elphin Chickadee

ACPS Reg#M3261 XLIII, 13.3h mare, foaled 4/21/01
(Maplehurst Michael MacDaire x *Scottsway Lullaby)

Bred by Heather Sherratt, Ontario, Canada; owned by Sue Holland, Taylorsville, NC

Chickadee is full sibling to Elphin Song Sparrow, Elphin Kookaburra and Elphin Jenny Wren

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Hollymead Meadow Lark (Grey Haven Collin O'Patrick x Elphin Chickadee) rider/owner Celeste Rosquist, breeder Sue Holland: 2017 USDF Second Level Open, 1st place, and Second level Adult Amateur, 1st place

 Just wanted to share these pictures with you all.  Aubrie rode Chick for the first time today...Chick is due to foal the end of April. She has not been exercising herself enough so we decided to resume riding her to keep her from getting even heavier than she is right now. I rode Chick every day for the last week and she has been so good, so I put Aubrie on her and Chick seemed to enjoy carrying a "light weight" around the arena.  Sue Holland (March 09)




Maplehurst Michael MacDaire x *Scottsway Lullaby


Chickadee's sire Maplehurst Michael MacDaire (below) won the 2004 American Connemara Pony Society An Tostal Award given to a performance stallion used to promote the breed; he has also won numerous Horse Trials, dressage, jumper and line classes in Canada.

*Abbeyleix Bluebird, Chickadee's paternal grandam, won on the line at both the prestigious Clifton and Royal Dublin Horse Society shows in Ireland. She also won the 2000 ACPS Broodmare Award for her outstanding progeny including Dale Haze, three-time Champion Connemara Stallion in Sweden and sire of Hazy Dawn, Champion Connemara Stallion in Denmark. 


Chickadee's dam, the English imported mare *Scottsway Lullaby (below) is a broodmare extraordinaire who excels at producing classic, typey ponies. The first 5 generations her pedigree contain 3 of the only 15 Super Premium Stallions in the UK.

Her paternal grand-sire Gilnocky Ard-Righ MacDaire won the 1984 ACPS An Tostal and competed to Prix St. Georges level in dressage in the US and Canada


Her maternal grand-sire Kirtling Tam O'Shanter is a Premium Stallion under the English awards scheme and his sire, Kirtling Brigadoon, is a Super Premium Stallion.

2008 at Hollymead Farm (NC)


Chick's produce:

2008 Hollymead Blue Jay by *Gun Smoke
2007 Balmullo's Dixie Chick by *Gun Smoke

Chickadee with Hollymead Blue Jay , foaled on 4/29/08, dun colt, by *Gun Smoke

Chickadee with Balmullo's Dixie Chick, at Balmullo Farm (FL) July 2007:


Chickadee at Foothills Farms (TN), January 2006:

Chickadee with Rai Pullin (GA):