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Crystal Ridge Carousels Fatal Beauty

Miniature Horse Mare





Tom O'Connell showing his miniature horse mare, Crystal Ridge Marquis Sheer Magic (a.k.a. "Kisses"), to an L1 Supreme Amateur Horse at Fonda, 2009.

Photo by H.D. Queen

Zoe Laurer drove Crystal Ridge EKs Image Of Fame (a.k.a. "Dude") to multiple Blue Ribbons and Championships at the Julep Cup, 2009.

Tom O'Connell showing his Senior Miniature Horse Mare, "Diva," to Multiple AMHA Amateur Level 1 Supremes at a May 2009 AMHA show.

Photo by H.D. Queen

Crystal Ridge Marquis Sheer Magic

Miniature Horse Mare

One of our 2008 miniature show mares, Crystal Ridge Marquis Sheer Magic, is a MULTI SUPREME HALTER HORSE in 2008 at AMHA Shows in both Amateur Halter and Open Halter. This 30-1/2" yearling miniature mare has her sire's long, swan-like neck and beautiful overall conformation as seen by many AMHA-carded judges. She is also being shown by Lorraine in AOTE
and has won every miniature horse class she has been in . . .

Lorraine O'Connell and her Supreme Halter Mare, Sheer Magic (aka "Kisses").  This pair won multiple AMHA Supreme Halter awards in both Amateur and Open Halter in 2008 at one of the many miniature horse shows they've attended.

Sired by Carousels Marquis.  Grandsired by Blue Carousel.


Crystal Ridge Carousel Glamour Girl

Miniature Horse Mare

Sire:  Movados FWF Blue Carousel
Dam: SPF Magics Miss Hollywood

D.O.B. 05/29/00, AMHA #A114653

This 30" Senior Miniature Horse Mare has won many Championships in her showing career with her owner, Darlene David, of Orleans, MA.  Our congratulations to Darlene and GiGi--the perfect combination!!!

2007 & 2006 World Champion Amateur Hunter (Unanimous Decision for 2 Consecutive Years)
2007 Eastern Regional Champion Senior Mare, Level 1
2007 Top Ten Honor in Amateur Senior Mare, Level 1 & Open Hunter
2007 Amateur Farnam High Point Award in Region 1
2007 NEMHS High Point Youth Senior Mare 8-12
2007 Multiple Youth Grand Champions
2008 NEMHS Super Amateur
Multiple Supremes and Amateur Supremes

GiGi won the very prestigious 2006 and 2007 AMHA Eastern Miniature Horse Championship Show - SUPER AMATEUR AWARD with Darlene!!


Crystal Ridge Carousel Charisma

Miniature Horse Mare

12 time AMHA World Champion Miniature Horse Mare
The MOST World Championship titles held by a miniature mare her size in AMHA History!

Multiple AMHA National Top Tens
Multiple AMHA Supremes

Sired by Blue Carousel.
Proudly owned by Dawg Patch Farms, Lynn Angel and Cliff.   Many thanks to Lee and Kirby for managing Charisma's show career.

Crystal Ridge Carousel Charisma and six-year-old Courtney Shaffer.

Crystal Ridge Carousel Royale

Miniature Horse Stallion

This Blue Carousel son excels in the showring primarily in performance where he was a multi-Year-End HIGH POINT winner in 2008 for his owner, Cathy McDevitt!  Our Carousel miniature horse offspring exhibit the movement and willingness to perform!!  Congrats to Cathy on her wonderful year with Royale in 2008!!!

Sired by Blue Carousel

Proudly owned by Catherine McDevitt,
Freedom, ME

AMHA National Top Ten
Winner 2001
Multiple AMHA Grand Champion
Multiple NEMHS Champion


It is with the deepest sorrow that we must say good-bye to "Roy," as he recently passed away.  We know how much Cathy loved him; and, as she said, "RIP, my sweet boy."

Tom and Lorraine


Cross Country Rockin The Free World

Miniature Horse Gelding

DOB:  05/04/05
AMHA A166415 Chestnut Gelding

(Cross Countrys Rowdys Reflection x Cross Country Ima Jewel)

Cross Countrys Rockin The Free World was a multiple AMHA Supreme Halter Horse.  He has been recently gelded and will be shown by Lorraine in 2011 as a senior gelding.

WPS Sids California Girl (above), an AMHA 2010 World Top Ten daughter of Crystal Ridge Carousel Obsidian (shown below)


Crystal Ridge Marquis Adonis

Miniature Horse Stallion

This AMHA 31" miniature horse yearling is now an AMHA WORLD TOP TEN colt!!!
His sire is AMHA WORLD CHAMPION Crystal Ridge Carousel Marquis, and Adonis is carrying his sire's reputation forward.  He is a dark bay and white pinto miniature  horse stallion and should make a super breeding stallion.



Crystal Ridge Absolutely Awesome

New England Bred - High Point Miniature Halter Horse
Multiple AMHA Grand Champion
Multiple NEMHS Year End Champion

Owned by the Houghton's and Darling

Sired by Crystal Ridge Bond Nimbus.

Crystal Ridge Carousel Mystique

AMHA National Top Ten Mare Reserve Regional Champion in Jr. Mares in a class of 18.  Congratulations, Allison!

Multiple AMHA National Top Ten

Multiple Supreme Miniature Halter Horse

Owned and shown by Justin, Danielle and David Cooney.

Sired by Blue Carousel.

Crystal Ridge Midnight Zephyr and Lorraine

This is a 2001 Grand Champion Senior mare.

Sired by Crystal Ridge EK Midnight X Plosion.

Crystal Ridge Carousel Marquis

Miniature Horse Mare

Marquis first miniature horse foal is the "spitting image" of him in conformation, color and his World-Champion movement! This filly is a "guaranteed" winner in the show ring !!

Sired by Blue Carousel

Click here to go to his individual page for more photos!


Crystal Ridge Blues Carousel Magic

AMHA National Top Ten - 1999 Open Halter
Multiple NEMHS Championships

Owned by the Lopes family.

Sired by Blue Carousel.


 Crystal Ridge EKs Carousel Queen

Seven-Time National Top Ten and Reserve National Champion Futurity winner.
Multiple Supreme and Grand Championships!
Multiple NEMHS Year end Grand Championships

Sired by Blue Carousel.


Crystal Ridge Blue Promise Me Roses

Miniature Horse Mare

  Sired by Blue Carousel.


Crystal Ridge EKs Promise Of Fame

New England High Point Halter Horse - 2002

Multiple Championships

Owned by Eleanor Mondale

Sired by Apache Fame.


Crystal Ridge Carousel Casanova

Multiple Grand Champion senior gelding
owned by Auburn Oaks farm
in Florida.

Sired by Blue Carousel.

Crystal Ridge Miss Flirtatious

Multiple Grand Champion Jr. Mare
NEMHS Champion High Point Novice Mare
NEMHS Reserve Champion High Point Youth Halter Mare

Sired by Crystal Ridge Bond Nimbus.

Crystal Ridge EKs Portrait Of Fame

Multiple Grand Champion, National Honor Roll, NEMHS ,High Point AMHA National Top Tens in Halter, Amateur and Color.  "Portrait of Fame" won the coveted title of Grand Champion twice at the Eastern Regionals, both in Open Halter and Amateur.

DOB:  06/29/99
AMHA A104887, 31.0" Black Appaloosa Gelding

(Lil Hills Apache Fame x Kobecks Princess Rose)

Sired by Apache Fame.



Crystal Ridge Carousel Calypso

In memory of this gorgeous,
AMHA National Top Ten  filly.

Purchased by the Blair family,
Calypso passed away in a tragic accident.

Sired by Blue Carousel.


Crystal Ridge Carousel Native Son

AMHA National Top Ten - 2001
NEMHS Blue Ribbon Winner

Owned by Belinda Bagby
of Cross Country Farms

Sired by Blue Carousel.



Crystal Ridge Carousel Scout

AMHA National Top Ten - 2002 Open Halter
Multiple NEMHS Championships

This Senior stallion's first foal, Crystal Ridge Scouts Lady Danae, is a gorgeous
mare who has consistently won her class and multiple Grand Championships for the Nunes family.
In 2006, he sired a bay colt with a blaze who we expect will win in the show rings
Sired by Blue Carousel.

Crystal Ridge Black Magic Melody

Owned by Gail and Larry Lossee, Magic Melody was a multiple AMHA Grand Champion Junior Mare in 2001 and NEMHS year-end High Point Champion in 2001.

Sired by Gold Melody Beau.

Crystal Ridge EKs Image Of Fame

Multiple AMHA National Top Tens
Open Halter

AMHA Reserve Grand Champion - Eastern Regional Show

Proudly owned and shown by Ashley and Zoe Laurer.

Sired by Apache Fame.



Crystal Ridge Carousel Captivation.

AMHA Reserve National Champion, Multiple AMHA National Top Tens, Multiple AMHA Supremes, High
Point New England Bred Halter Horse

Proudly owned and shown by Mike and Carol Nunes of Berkeley Mass.


Eight-year-old Courtney Bache with Crystal Ridge Carousel Captivation.  Courtney's first trip to the National Show proved to be a successful one, as she took National Top Ten in a large class of 27, placing 3rd.  Wish you could have been there to hear the screams and applause!!! 

Sired by Blue Carousel.

Allison, Courtney and Cappy

If that wasn't exciting enough, "mom" went on to take the Reserve National Champion AMHA Jr. Mare with "Captivation" in a class of over 40 horses!

Courtney and Cappy.

Crystal Ridge Blues Femme Fatale

Sire: Crystal Ridge Bond Nimbus (Bond-bred son)
Dam:  Crystal Ridge Blues British Sterling

Femme Fatal is a proven show mare, winning Grand Championships at NEMHS shows.  Shown here with Noreen Gherard, she has very correct conformation and a typical chiseled Blue Carousel head.  Standing only 31.5", we expect some fabulous foals from this mare.
  Owned by Noreen and Becky.

Danielle Dupuis showing her filly, "Whispering Pines Spice Of Life," to a Blue Ribbon at Fonda, 2009.  Her sire is Crystal Ridge Gold Melody Beau, and her dam is Crystal Ridge Carousel Keepsake.


Justin Dupuis and his champion horse, "Mystique," 2009.


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