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€5K - €10K

Great all rounder



CCS Robin

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Beautiful 128cm Pony


€5K - €10K

Event horse


€1K - €5K

148 5 year old connemara


€5K - €10K

4 year old potential Eventer


€5K - €10K

Eye Catching, Fun Horse.


€5K - €10K

Irish Draught Gelding


€1K - €5K

Connemara Show Performance Mare



Extremely careful 9yo mare


€5K - €10K

Eventer/Amateur Allrounder

ID Boswell Champion 2010

€5K - €10K

Supreme Champion Irish Draught Mare


€5K - €10K




a dream grey gelding



8yo showjumping mare

Horses for Sale / Most Popular
O-Piloth April 11 317


Stallion at stud: O-Piloth, KWPN, 171cm, 1996 (NAI)

O-Piloth: ***Stallion at Stud*** O-Piloth, KWPN, 171cm, 1996 (NAI) Size • Blood • Technique • Scope O-Piloth was ridden by Olympic, World and European...

33152 total views, 258 today


€25K - €30K

CCS Mr Darcy – Irish-bred Horse

17.3hh 7 year old gelding - previously qualified for 4YO RDS class. Has approx. 30 SJI points. Super paces and real presence. Very eager to please. Competed at ...

4177 total views, 2 today


€5K - €10K

148cm Schoolmaster Pony

148cm Gelding Schoolmaster. 1423 sji points FEI Pasport Competing at 1.20m level. Has it al...

2855 total views, 17 today

Affection B

€1K - €5K

Well bred broodmare with performance pedigree for sale.

Affection B's dam and grand-dam are successful show jumpers (1.30m) in Switzerland. Her sire "Sire de Valette" has jumped at International level and has bred In...

2743 total views, 1 today



Flexing – full sister to the famous Flexible

For sale. Flexing, 14 yrs old Irish Sport Horse mare. By Cruising x Flex. A full sister to the famous Flexible, and a half sister to Samgemjee. Super mare...

2735 total views, 1 today

5 year old eventing mare

€25K - €30K

5 year old eventing mare

Shanbo Skylark is a 5 year old bay mare who has competed at 1.10m and schooling over 1.20m proving to be very careful, brave and easy. She is quiet to box, shoe...

2728 total views, 49 today


€5K - €10K

Coloured Show Horse/ Potential Eventer

Skewbald mare with tons of potential. A gorgeous prospect to produce on for coloured showing - has won or been placed in all her show classes to date. Exceptio...

2518 total views, 2 today


€1K - €5K

VDL Arkansas gelding

2009 BAY GELDING 168 cm Sire : VDL ARKANSAS (KWPN) Dam is by FLAGMOUNT KING (RID) X MASTER IMP (TB) X SKY BOY (TB). Broken and riding nicely. New video...

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€15K - €20K

Breeding mare for sale – Breemount Clover Flight

Fancy bred traditional Irish Bred Mare. Breemount Clover Flight. With 3 day old Colt foal by Natal. 10 yrs old Irish sport horse mare 16-3hh, by A son of Ki...

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€1K - €5K

Cruisings Mickey Finn Filly

Traditionally Irish bred filly Sire : CRUISINGS MICKEY FINN (Cruising X Sky Boy). Dam-sire : DIAMOND LAD (RID) X ARCTIC QUE (TB). Three-part sister to ...

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Dinky. Spring 2013.

€5K - €10K

Potential Junior Event Horse/ Riding Club / Hunter

15.2hh, 5yr old, Grey Gelding, By Terenure Lad. Dam by Nucelon. Outstanding Hunter. Well hunted last season with the Duhallow Fox hounds. Potential Event Hor...

1835 total views, 0 today

Potential Grand Prix Show Jumper

€50K - €100K

Potential Grand Prix Show Jumper

Qualified for 6 year old RDS 2013 6 Year Old bay gelding by OBOS Quality 004. To make Grand Prix Showjumper or top class Eventer...

1771 total views, 3 today

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€35K - €40K

1.35m showjumper for sale

This is a lovely horse with a great temperament . We only started jumping him last july in 90cm and by November he was jumping 1.30m in competition and 1.70m at...

1742 total views, 1 today

Waterloo B (2)


Potential Showjumper from top class dam-line producing 7 International Show...

Waterloo B is by O-Piloth, formerly ridden by Olympic Champion Jeroen Dubbeldam, his grand-dam Clarissa, by Capitano has bred 7 International Showjumpers. W...

1736 total views, 1 today

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Stallion at stud: Radolin, KWPN, 168cm, 1998 (fully approved by HSI)

***Stallion at Stud*** Radolin, KWPN, 168cm, 1998 (fully approved by HSI) Ridability • Scope • Paces • Temperament Radolin is the youngest stallion ever ...

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Latest posts from the Irish Horse Gateway blog
  • Saer Coulter (USA) & Carmena Z.
Photo credit: Erin Gilmore

    Irish-bred Showjumpers Carmena Z & Flaming Star in World Cup final this weekend

    by on April 17, 2014

    This weekend sees the FEI World Cup final for Showjumping and Dressage taking place in Lyon, France. Two Irish-bred horses feature in this years Showjumping final, both representing Team USA. 23 year-old Saer Coulter is riding the Waterford bred stallion Carmena Z. Formally ridden by Ireland's Shane Breen Camena Z was bred by Carmel and Dermot Ryan who owned the beautiful grey up to Nations Cup level. The 14 year-old stallion is by Jos Lansink...

  • Mary king at Barbury on Imperiall Cav

    Badminton Bound

    by on April 16, 2014

    Michael Doherty of Irish Horse Gateway writes each week in a feature series in Eventing Nation discussing what makes Irish horses so competitive in the sport of eventing. This week, Michael takes a look at Irish horses at Badminton.    Click here to read "Badminton Bound" on Eventing Nation.  

  • Zara Phillips and High Kingdom (ISH)

    The British Enduring Love Affair with Irish Horses

    by on April 12, 2014

    This week President Higgins was on the first state visit to the UK by an Irish President to the United Kingdom by invitation of Her Royal Majesty, the Queen . Throughout our Islands history there is a  particular  passion shared between the two nations, that common passion  is the horse in particular the Irish Horse. From the most regal of riders to the leisure rider, Irish horses have dominated the British equestrian scene through the centuries....

  • Brian O'Slatarra Connemara 4 in hand

    Connemaras Prove Their Worth in Competitive Driving

    by on April 2, 2014

    Blog Contributor:  Ger Hennessy  Over many years Connemara ponies have been driven successfully in combined driving competitions in Ireland. However, internationally they have been out of favour, where Welsh ponies have been the preferred native breed. Combined driving is an official FEI sport. It tests the skill of the driver and the training, temperament and stamina of the ponies. Competitions, run over 2 or 3 days, comprise driven dr...

  • The look of determination as Richie Moloney & Slieveanorra jump the final fence. Photo credit: Erin Gilmore

    Richie Moloney & Irish Sport Horse Slieveanorra 2nd in $500,000 Grand Prix

    by on March 31, 2014

    The $500,000 FTI Consulting Finale CSI 5* Grand Prix ended in a thrilling fashion with Kilkenny born Richie Moloney and the Irish Sport Horse gelding Slieveanorra producing a top-class double clear round to finish in second place, just over one second behind the world number 1 Scott Brash riding Hello Sanctos. The 12 year-old Irish Sport Horse Slieveanorra was bred by Ronnie Hollinger in County Monaghan. The chestnut gelding is by the grea...

  • Buck-Davdidson-Ballynoe-Castle

    Buck Davidson and his Irish Horses

    by on March 25, 2014

    Michael Doherty of Irish Horse Gateway latest article is now live on Eventing Nation website. This week he writes another great piece in the series called "Erin Go Irish" that takes an in-depth look at Irish Horses in Eventing and what it is that makes them so great. This article sees Michael focusing on Buck Davidson Eventing Irish Horses. Read the latest post here.  

  • Erin Go Bragh and Carol Kozlowski: Photo credit unknown

    Erin Go Bragh : Ireland Forever RIP

    by on March 23, 2014

    “I’ve ridden horses with more talent, but none that tried harder. He came into my world at a perfect time and the incredible adventures that he took me on were life-changing. “I’m just grateful that I had the good fortune to be his partner, and I so appreciate everything the Harrises did for him when he was competing and in his golden years of retirement. Knowing he had such wonderful care and left us peacefully was such a comfort when it came to...

  • David O'Connor and Giltedge.

    Irish Horses at Rolex with Eventing Nation

    by on March 19, 2014

    In the third installment of Eventing Nation's "Erin Go Irish" Michael Doherty of Irish Horse Gateway writes about Irish Horses at Rolex.   "Since becoming a CCI4* event in 1998, three Irish Sport Horses have clinched first place at Rolex Kentucky. In 2001, USA’s David O’Connor won the event riding the Glen Bar (ISH) sired gelding Giltedge (ISH). O’Connor and Giltedge, affectionately known as Tex, enjoyed an illustrious career resul...

  • Trail Riding In Galway Photo Credit Susan Kane

    Susan Kane “Trail Riding in Galway”

    by on March 12, 2014

    Susan Kayne is the creator of Unbridled TV, an equine lifestyles TV series broadcasting on HRTV. She spent several weeks riding in Ireland last year. We hope you enjoy this lovely piece she wrote about trail riding in Galway and be inspired to visit Ireland Land of the Horse .  This article features Susan riding the native Irish Pony the Connemara.  The breed is infamous for its great stamina and versatility, Connemara’s are capable of car...

  • Karen O'Connor and Biko
Photo credit:  William Micklem Website

    Biko “Horse of the Century” -Irish Horse Gateway Hall of Fame

    by on March 6, 2014

    By Beau Charmeur (TB) out of a Prince Hansel (TB) mare. "He had a full brother who competed the Grand National, amazing conformation, beautiful withers--which actually kept me in the saddle most of the time, great shoulder, wonderful length hip to hock.  He was an unbelievably good looking horse with impressive size at 17.3. He had an amazing work ethic and loved to be ridden every day, and an unbelievable gallop and incredible brain.  A gentl...

  • Peter Barry and Kilrodan Abbott - Photo by Kasey Mueller

    Erin Go Irish Two Irish Sport Horses Make Canadian Team

    by on February 24, 2014

    In the third part of the Eventing Nation series, Michael Doherty of the Irish of Irish Horse Gateway continues his weekly articles discussing what makes Irish horses so competitive in our sport. This week, Michael looks  at the Irish horses short-listed for Canada’s team. 

  • Carling King (ISH)

    Iconic Irish show jumper Carling King – Hall of Fame

    by on February 19, 2014

    “Together they competed for Ireland on at least 10 winning Nations Cup teams, two European Championships, a World Championships and placed 4th in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. "  Team Ireland Equestrian. Carling King (ISH) - 1991 Chestnut, Gelding, by Clover Hill (RID), out of Gortnageer Star, by Chairlift (TB) The Irish show jumper Carling King by Colverhill,  has sadly died.  The Irish Sport Horse  was ridden by Irish rider Kevin Babi...

  • Fenyas Elegance at Blenheim. Photo by Samantha Clark

    Irish Horses Dominate British Eventing Year-End Rankings Part 2 with Eventing Nation

    by on February 11, 2014

    In part 2 of  Eventing Nation's "Erin Go Irish" series Michael Doherty of the Irish Horse Gateway writes about Irish Sport horses, The Deputy, Fenyas Elegance and Kilronan .  This great series highlights the many successes of Irish-bred horses and ponies in eventing.                       If you missed Part one catch up here where Michael discusses Mr. Cruise C...

  • Victoria Waters, peter Leone and KEC Jaliska (ISH)

    Quest for the Prix with an Irish Sport Horse

    by on February 10, 2014

    “The Irish Sport Horse is a wonderful, wonderful horse. They tend to mature later, last longer and have a lot of heart… they’re the best.” Peter Leone The Irish Horse Gateway catches up with Victoria Waters again as we take a look back at a training session with her Irish Sport Horse KEC Jaliska and Peter Leone at his farm Lionshare in Greenwich Connecticut.  Victoria Waters’ column "Quest for the Prix" chronicles "her trials and tribul...

  • Eventing Nation

    Irish Horse Gateway on Eventing Nation’s Blog.

    by on February 6, 2014

    Michael Doherty of the Irish Horse Gateway is now a featured contributor on the hugely popular Eventing Nation’s blog . Michael has kicked off the series of articles with a post called “Erin Go Irish”. Over the coming weeks this newest series will be showcasing the many successes of Irish-bred horses and ponies in eventing. Michael will be highlighting to the Evening Nation audience just what it is that makes Irish horses so great and competi...

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  • Saer Coulter (USA) & Carmena Z.
Photo credit: Erin Gilmore

    Irish-bred Showjumpers Carmena Z & ...

    by on April 17, 2014 - Comments Off

    This weekend sees the FEI World Cup final for Showjumping and Dressage taking place in Lyon, France. Two Irish-bred horses feature in this years Showjumping fin...

  • Mary king at Barbury on Imperiall Cav

    Badminton Bound

    by on April 16, 2014 - Comments Off

    Michael Doherty of Irish Horse Gateway writes each week in a feature series in Eventing Nation discussing what makes Irish horses so competitive in the sport of...