Wrench, Frederick Stringer, 1849-1926 (Irish Land Commissioner)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Wrench explains that at his stud farm they have 15 Connemara pony mares (nine of which are in foal to an Arab and two to a Connemara stallion) and two Erris ponies (in foal to a thoroughbred). This season they plan to mix the pairings and the results of the couplings will be carefully monitored. He believes that the Arab is an exceptional horse, bettered only by the winner at the Paris Exhibition. He adds that Wilfred Blunt's pony that competed against it looked quite plain in comparison.
Dates: 25 February 1902
Scope and Contents Wrench writes that he is enclosing photographs (not present) of three Basuto ponies that were sent to Major Richards, who was head of the purchasing of Basuto ponies in the Boer War.
Dates: 23 May 1904