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Connemara Ireland Workshops announces three creative workshops for Spring/Summer 2013 - to include two painting, and one landscape photography workshop in Ireland's stunning Connemara region.
American adventurers Steve Fossett and Mark Rebholz took off Saturday in an attempt to retrace a record-setting flight across the Atlantic made 86 years earlier.
The Connemara Pony originated in Ireland and is believed to be bred from Scandinavian ponies brought to Ireland by the Vikings with another breed most likely the now extinct Irish Hobby. A legend states that a Spanish Armada in 1588 became grounded, the Andalusians aboard were set free and bred with the native horses to create the Connemara. During the 1700s, Arabian blood was added to increase the strength and stamina of the Connemara. Hackneys and Thoroughbreds were also introduced,...
- a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.