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Tom McManus


Originally from Ballyhaunaus, Ireland, This is where the involvement with the Connemara pony and Hereford Cattle began. Originally setting out to buy a couple of mares to graze a couple of acres at home - A couple of acres has turned into a couple of hundred to farm and a herd of Hereford Cattle to keep him busy.

Geraldine McManus


Our number one supporter never missing a competition, making sure we're looking after ourselves as well as were looking after the ponies, over the years of buying and breeding ponies developing a very good eye for the Connemara's.

Frankie Lee

Business Manager

Responsible for over seeing all Stud work, Barrowby Connemaras breeding programme, Breaking, Competition, teaching Tom and Geraldine's grand children to ride.

DEFRA approved AI Technician

Trained with Tullis Matson (stallionai) in Semen Collection, Analysis and Processing for AI

Distinction in National Diploma in Equine Management.

Frankie found her love for horses at a very young age. Studying horses for many years she has a mass of qualifications and experience in the industry, from a hugely successful large producers yard, riding pony stud and producing ponies to HOYS and RIHS herself. 

Megan Wright


Yard, Jockey, Stud, Beef rearing, whatever is required she can do it.

Trained with Tullis Matson (stallion ai) in Semen Collection and Analysis.

National Diploma in Equine Management

Class 1 Driver

Horses are in the family for Meg and she is definitely well bred...Hard working and good at what she does. She has equine qualifications and a wealth of experience on some top Showing, Hunting and Dealing Yards. Meg started at Barrowby to ride a couple of hours a day over a few days. This didn't last long she is now a permanent fixture keeping everything in good spirits.

She's Pretty good at winning Red Rosettes too!!

Michael Jennings

Farm Maintenance

Arable and Beef Management

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