With humble beginnings, Silversmith Stud was established 17 years ago in Dunhill, Co Waterford and is now home to more than 25 American Miniature horses.

It was only ever my intention to keep two as pets, but I soon developed a passion for these magnificent little equines. I knew this was the breed for me; their beauty and refinement set them apart from any other horse, in my eyes. So I studied their history, bloodlines and breed standard.