Patrick (Bantry Bay’s Swayze) is a 15hh bay Connemara/TB cross. He retired to Ryerss Farm in October, 2016, at the age of 27.
Patrick was purchased form his breeder and has had just one owner his entire life. He has fox-hunted and has extensive trail riding experience, including judged trail rides. Patrick has been schooled in dressage, accomplishing all lateral wok at the trot, credible canter pirouettes and prafle half-steps. He has also been ridden over fences, showing good form and scope up to 3’6” with an occasional 4’ gymnastic. Up until September, 2016, he was still being trail ridden and was schooling a young teenage girl in the art of dressage.
Patrick is now part of the main herd at Ryerss and has made friends with Bailey, a palomino retiree.