Events and News

The Ironwood Farm Fjords will be out and about showing in 2018.   We are only showing Ironwood Mary Ann this year, but she will be out and about with different riders at different venues.  Here are some our our anticipated shows:




River Bend Pont Club Combined Test

Alina Ampeh

2nd on a score of 33,72 for Baby Beginner Novice!

Frying Pan Park, Herndon, VA

March 11, 2018

4-H Horse Judging

Doswell, VA

March 24, 2018

CDCTA Spring Horse Trials

Alina Ampeh

3rd on a score of 31.4 for Intro.  She was tied for second but was further away from the optimal time than that other horse.  She was faster!  Also she earned a Virginia Bred Award!

Berryville, VA

April 8, 2018

Kelly’s Ford Equestrian Center Starter Horse Trial

Alina Ampeh

Kelly’s Ford, Remington, VA

April 14, 2018

Year End Awards

We pleased to announce the following year end awards for performance in eventing and dressage for 2017:

Ironwood Roheryn - Helen Hayn

Ironwood Mary Ann - Helen Hayn

Ironwood Mary Ann - Katie Puckett

Ironwood Mary Ann - Gretchen Zwerner

If you are wondering, Mary Ann was shown often and to considerable success this year by a variety of people.  We are very happy with our results in a competitive season.  Congratulations to call riders!

Roh at MDHTHelen Hayn and Ironwoood Mary Ann - Training and FirstGretchen Zwerner and Ironwood Mary Ann -- Sr Baby BNKatie Puckett and Ironwood Mary Ann - Jr. Baby Novice

Virginia Bred Awards

We are honored to receive 4 Virginia Bred awards through the Commonwealth Dressage and Combined Training Association (CDCTA) for performance in eventing and dressage.  We are very proud to have bred these horses and developed them to solid performance horses.  The recognition by the Commonwealth of Virginia is appreciated:

  • Ironwood Mary Ann - Baby Novice Eventing (Jr. rider) and Training Level Dressage (Sr. rider)
  • Ironwood Roheryn - Baby Novice Eventing (Sr. rider) and Beginner Novice Eventing (Sr. rider)



2018 Foals

We are expecting 5 foals this year.  All foals are for sale unless otherwise noted.  Here is the anticipated arrival dates:

Plain Dealing’s Greta/Ironwood Blitzen - mid-April

Lynnhaven Elli/Bayshore Sno-Drift - mid May.  Will keep foal if we have a filly.

Plain Dealing;s Eastra/Ironwood Blitzen - late May

Wood’s Else/Ironwood Blitzen - late JuneBaby E close

DC Josefine/Ironwood Blitzen - mid- August


We are getting impatient as we see other breeders’ foal pictures and videos!