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  • Irish Breeders Classic 2017

    by on September 4, 2017

    Irish Horse Gateway, established by Horse Sport Ireland to connect the world to the Irish horse, was delighted to be associated with this year’s Irish Breeders Classic as a title sponsor. The event took place at Barnadown Equestrian, County Wexford, and proved hugely successful. The final of the New Heights Champions Series  took place on Saturday where Capt. Geoff Curran, riding the […]

  • Waterford Sport Horse Breeders Performance Show 2017

    by on August 31, 2017

    Waterford Sport Horse Breeders’ annual Performance Show takes place in Ballinamona Equestrian Centre, County Waterford, on Friday 8th September 2017 at 3pm. The show will begin with a Three Year Old Loose Performance class and will be followed by a Future Performance Foal class. One of Ireland’s leading breeder groups, the Waterford Sport Horse Breeders […]

  • Top selection of Showjumping foals on offer at the Irish Breeders Classic

    by on August 27, 2017

    Goresbridge Horse Sales, in conjunction with the Irish Breeders Classic, offer an impressive selection of foals in their upcoming Supreme Foal Sale in September 3rd. The Supreme Foal Sale catalogue and videos of each entry can be viewed HERE. The Irish Breeders Classic Show (IBC) is a showjumping event that showcases the very best of […]

  • Interview with Ruxin Ding – Chinese Equestrian Student

    by on July 21, 2017

    One of HSI’s AIRE approved centres, Clonshire have been very active hosting international students in recent times one such student is Ruxin, a nineteen year old Chinese student from Beidaihe, Hebei Province. Ruxin talks of his love for the Irish Sport Horse its versatility and suitability to the Chinese rider. Elaine Hatton, Horse Sport Ireland […]

  • Irish Sport Horses dominate Hickstead Derby

    by on June 26, 2017

    There was yet another Irish Sport Horse winner of the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby this year. Victory went to the fourteen Year Old Irish Sport Horse Golvers Hill, ridden by Britain’s Nigel Coupe. They were one of just two combinations who jumped clear over the demanding Hickstead Derby first round, coming out on top after a jump-off against […]

  • Irish bred mare Suma’s Zorro wins Spruce Meadows CSI5* Grand Prix

    by on June 19, 2017

    Egypt’s Sameh El Dahan and the Irish-bred mare Suma’s Zorro claimed the $380,000 Grand Prix in Spruce Meadows producing the only double clear in the competition. Ireland’s Kevin Babington, riding another Irish Sport Horse Mark Q, finished in sixth place. Suma’s Zorro also took the runner up spot in the 1m55 class. “The mare deserved to win […]

  • Feature: The Dressage Connemara Pony Carn Verdon Boy

    by on May 29, 2017

    The Dressage Connemara Pony Carn Verdon Boy

  • Tattersalls International Horse Trials 2017

    by on May 29, 2017

    Tattersalls International Horse Trials & Country Fair returns to Ratoath, Co. Meath, from the 31st May to the 4th June 2017. Tattersalls combines the highest standard of equestrianism with good food, shopping, entertainment and family fun. A host of the world’s top Eventing horses and riders are set to line-out at Tattersalls, as they compete […]

  • Irish Sport Horse Cybel II to Cian O’Connor

    by on May 15, 2017

    London Olympic Games Bronze medalist Cian O’Connor has added a new Irish Sport Horse to his string – the nine Year Old mare Cybel II. Speaking to the Irish Horse Gateway Cian O’Connor stated “I’ve been following Cybel for some time now and watched Jess and her develop with great success. Last Friday I was in Drammen […]

  • Badminton 2017 Round-Up

    by on May 8, 2017

    Irish bred event horses were a popular choice of mount at the CCI4* Badminton Horse Trials 2017, making up almost 40% of entries. The top 10 finishers included 2 Irish bred horses, Arctic Soul (TB) (IRE) ridden by Gemma Tattersall (GBR) in 7th place & The Duke of Cavan (ISH) with Japanese rider Yoshiaki Oiwa […]

  • King of the Glens is the highest placed Irish Sport Horse at The Badminton Horse Trials Mitsubishi Motors Cup

    by on May 4, 2017

    Anna Wiles and the Traditional Irish Sport Horse, King of the Glens, win the highest placed Irish Sport Horse at The Badminton Horse Trials Mitsubishi Motors Cup today which was sponsored by Irish Horse Gateway. The Mitsubishi Motors Cup competition brings together winners from Regional Finals from all over the UK to contest the overall […]

  • Irish-bred horses take 5 of top 10 placings at Rolex Kentucky CCI4*

    by on May 2, 2017

    The first 4* event of the 2017 season saw Irish-bred horses account for 50% of the top 10 placings at the Rolex Kentucky three day event. The best of which was High Kingdom (ISH)(TIH), ridden by Great Britain’s Zara Tindall, who finished on their dressage score of 46.6 penalties, one of only two combinations to […]

  • Irish bred event horses bound for 2017 Rolex Kentucky CCI4*

    by on April 19, 2017

    The Rolex CCI4* will take place in Lexington, Kentucky from 27th-30th April 2017 and Irish bred horses are out in full force to compete for the winning title. Irish Horse Gateway will host a trade stand in the Sponsors Village at booth 16 as well as organising a cross country course walk and autograph signings. […]

  • Retirement for Ireland’s great amabassador Flexible

    by on April 12, 2017

    Last weekend the Fellers family announced that the 21 year old traditionally-bred Irish Sport Horse stallion, Flexible, will be officially retired at the Del Mar National Horse Show on the 6th of May. Bred by Kildare’s Edward and Catherine Doyle in 1996, Flexible’s story begins before he was even born. Edward Doyle came across Flexible’s […]

  • Galway bred Codarco & Luibanta BH to make Nations Cup debut in Wellington

    by on March 3, 2017

    Two Irish Sport Horses, both bred in County Galway, will make their Nations Cup debut in the $150,000 FEI Nations Cup CSIO4* at the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) in Wellington, Florida. USA’s Chloe Reid will ride the Irish Sport Horse stallion Codarco (Darco x Orame) with whom she has been competing for the past two […]

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    Irish Breeders Classic 2017

    Irish Horse Gateway, established by Horse Sport Ireland to connect the world to the Irish horse, was delighted to be associated with this year’s Irish Breeders Classic as a title sponsor. The event took place at Barnadown Equestrian, County Wexford, and proved hugely successful. The final of the New Heights Champions Series  took place on Saturday where Capt. Geoff Curran, riding the […]

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    Waterford Sport Horse Breeders Performance Show 2017

    Waterford Sport Horse Breeders’ annual Performance Show takes place in Ballinamona Equestrian Centre, County Waterford, on Friday 8th September 2017 at 3pm. The show will begin with a Three Year Old Loose Performance class and will be followed by a Future Performance Foal class. One of Ireland’s leading breeder groups, the Waterford Sport Horse Breeders […]