15.0h buckskin Connemara Stallion,ACPS# S665 XXXVIII CPBS S986, HWSD tested N/N
*GUN SMOKE was bred, inspected, approved & performance tested in Ireland.

2007 - Acquired by Kippure Stud (Co. Wicklow, IRE)
2001 - Acquired by
Foothills Farms Connemaras (Athens, TN) printable adsACPS Gala, 2006 Stallion Directory
2000 - Imported to the United States
1996 - Performance Tested; was Ireland's Highest Scoring Connemara Stallion
1995 - Clifden 2nd PLACE Three Year Old Colts
1994 - Clifden 1st PLACE Two Year Old Colts
Born in 1992 - Bred by Malachy Sweeny, Bunowen, Ballyconneely, Co. Galway (IRE)

foals by *GUN SMOKE
Zamoomafoo (Conn-TB by *Gun Smoke)


*Gun Smoke, is a powerful and athletic stallion with tremendous substance, type and temperament. He is a magnificent jumper with 3 naturally great gaits, and passes these qualities on to his get. With over 50 registered offspring in Ireland, England and the U.S, *GUN SMOKE has proven to be a consistent producer of talented, sensible athletes and correct, high quality breeding stock with substance and type.

foals by *GUN SMOKE

W.H. Topgun

*Gun Smoke, still looking great at age 26!

*GUN SMOKE is by Smokey Duncan (C871) and out of Brown Lady (C7157) by Abbeyleix Owen (C496)

 Smokey Duncan (Westside Frank C817 x Smokey Jane Grey C7477 by Kilgreaney Lad C216)
1990 Clifden Grand Champion, 1st place Stallions and 1st place 2-3 yr old colts

Winner of the Waterford Crystal Bowl and Clonkeehan Cup for Best Bred in Connemara and
the Perpetual Cup for Best in Show at Clifden 1990
Also received top ribbons in Stallion classes at Clifden in 1989, 1994 and 1995
ISH Performance Tested. Now deceased, he was on the CPBS Stallion list from 1992 - 1996 with Josie Conroy and 1997 with Paddy Folan at Turlough, Rosmuck

  Complete Pedigree link

 Abbeyleix Owen, winner of top ribbons at Clifden 1982, 1988, 1992

2002 - Debuted in eventing under Jill Mooney

*Gun Smoke at the FENCE Horse Trials (SC) 3/02 with rider/trainer, Jill Mooney

*Gun Smoke's competitive debut at Pine Top Farm Horse Trials

2001 - Acquired by FFC:
Thanks thanks to Donna Duckworth, Balmullo Farm (FL), Alice Kraebber, Old Carolina Farm (NC), Marilyn Cheek, Sycamore Ridge Farm (VA) , Linda Shields, Crib Glas Connemaras (WA) and
Jill Mooney (GA), who began trained & competed *Gun Smoke from October 2001 through March 2002.

1996 - Ireland's Highest Scoring Connemara Stallion: IHR Performance Testing Results
Principles of Selection: Stallions are inspected in Spring at three years of age, and a number are selected for performance testing. In the central testing regime, stallions are tested over a 12 week period. The breeding goals are to produce horses primarily showjumping, eventing and dressage...with excellent temperament, stamina and soundness.

1995 - Clifden 2nd PLACE Three Year Old Colt:


1994 - Clifden 1st PLACE Two Year Old Colts: Shown by Hugh Gordon, Ballina, Co. Mayo