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  • Graduates of the August NH Sale make their mark on the Eventing Field

    by on August 25, 2020

    Thoroughbreds continuously make their mark on the Eventing field producing the results that count time and time again and this week, the August NH Sale will offer three and four-year-olds that can be considered as eventing potentials. The sale takes place over two days, Thursday 27 and Friday 28 August commencing at 11am both days. […]

  • Impressive Trade at Cavan August Sales

    by on August 21, 2020

    Trading through a pandemic as we have all come to know can be a pretty daunting task but the August sales at Cavan Equestrian was evidence that vendors and purchasers are working extremely hard to keep trading while following Covid 19 restrictions and guidelines.

  • Registered Horse Sales in Ireland to resume with strict Covid-19 measures in place

    by on June 12, 2020

    Following discussions between Horse Sport Ireland, The Department of Agriculture, Food and The Marine, and the organisers of several registered Horse and Pony Sales in Ireland, dates have been set for the resumption of sales, with each sales company introducing strict protocols aimed at ensuring that all Covid-19 public health measures, contact tracing, social distancing […]

  • Cavan Horse Sales – 1st & 2nd October

    by on September 30, 2019

    The Cavan horse sales will commence tomorrow, Tuesday 1st October at Cavan Equestrian Centre. On Tuesday there will be the sale of Young Stock Sport Horses, then on Wednesday the sale of Registered Irish Draughts. Wednesday following, 9th September, will be the sale of Performance Horses and Ponies. Tomorrow’s sale will consist of four 2-year-olds, […]

  • Irish-bred horses win “The Big Three” with last week’s triumph at Burghley 2019

    by on September 9, 2019

    It has been an incredible year for the Irish-bred horse at the top level of Eventing, with Irish horses winning the three biggest five-star events consecutively in 2019. The first ever newly categorised five-star event, the Land Rover Kentucky Three Day Event was won by world-class Cooley Master Class (ISH) with Oliver Townend (GBR) back […]

  • The Breeders Select Foal Sale Ireland

    by on July 25, 2019

    The Breeders Select Foal Sale in Ireland is a unique event, for the breeders, by the breeder. It is the only select foal sale by the number one Eventing Studbook in the world, and is the first ever sale of Traditional Irish Horse foals. The 2nd edition of the Breeders Select Foal Sale Ireland, organised […]

  • Irish Horses Reign High at Badminton Horse Trials 2019

    by on May 7, 2019

    Last week at the Badminton Horse Trials was an excellent week for the Irish. The top six placed horses were Irish Sport Horses, as well as eight out of the top ten. Fifteen horses out of the top 20 were Irish-bred including three Traditional Irish Horses in 15th, 16th and 17th, and a Badminton record-breaking […]

  • Irish Sport Horse “Cooley Master Class” makes history as the first horse to win CCI5* in Kentucky

    by on April 30, 2019

    The Irish Sport Horse “Cooley Master Class” and Oliver Townend made history in winning the first ever FEI CCI 5* title at the 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three Day Event this weekend, making it their second consecutive year winning the title.Cooley Master Class (ISH) was bred in Co. Wicklow by John Hagan; the bay gelding […]

  • Top Eight Grand Prix finish for Irish Bred Sambuca and Ireland’s Heike Holstein at Dortmund CDI4* Grand Prix Special.

    by on March 11, 2019

    Over the weekend, Irish National Dressage Champion Heike Holstein achieved an eighth-place finish in the CDI4* Grand Prix Special at Dortmund, Germany on Sunday, on her own, home bred mare Sambuca. Recently, Heike was crowned Irish National Dressage Champion for the 12th time in October 2018 and she has been competing with Sambuca internationally since July […]

  • Irish-bred horses in recent International Eventing competition

    by on February 27, 2019

    With only six weekends completed in Eventing in the USA, Irish-bred horses are showing up well. Seven horses have gained a Top-ten place three times already; Around Midnight, Buccaneer, Cooley Cavalier, Duiske Abbey, Fernhill Chaos, SBT Clover Road and Xuanatu. It is unsurprising that Master Imp (TB) leads the list of sires. Seven horses by […]

  • Upcoming sales at Clifden and Cavan

    by on February 15, 2019

    This weekend at Clifden, the Connemara Horse and Pony Sale will take place over Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th. There are 399 lots offered over the two days, the catalogue is available here. The sale experienced great success last year with an impressive 86% clearance rate, and almost half of the ponies sold went to […]

  • Breeding Success Round-Up 2018

    by on December 20, 2018

    This year has been a remarkable one for Irish breeding – horses bred in Ireland have had national and international successes across Show Jumping and Eventing, showcasing the skill, stamina and adaptability of the Irish horse. One of the greatest achievements for an Irish horse in Show Jumping is Suma’s Zorro’s (Douglas X Horos) outstanding […]

  • Goresbridge Go For Gold Sales Review

    by on November 15, 2018

    Eventing legend Michael Jung together with Ireland’s WEG silver medal winning riders Cathal Daniels, Sam Watson and former world number one Oliver Townend were among the many well-known buyers at a glittering renewal of the Goresbridge Go For Gold sale of event horses

  • The Monart Sale 2018

    by on November 1, 2018

    The Monart Sale, which runs from the 5th to 7th of November, takes place at Monart Equestrian in Enniscorthy, County Wexford. Visitors to The Monart Sale can enjoy the luxuries of the Five Star Monart Spa – named as one of the Top Three Spa Resorts in the world by Conde Nast Traveller. The sale offers a […]

  • Full details of the Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale 2018

    by on October 25, 2018

    Goresbridge Horse Sales and the Go For Gold Team present the ninth renewal of the Goresbridge Go For Gold sale which takes place in Gorey, County Wexford, on the 12th and 13th November 2018. In 2018 Go For Gold graduates enjoyed great success in both top level Eventing and the young horse ranks. Cooley SRS flew […]

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    Graduates of the August NH Sale make their mark on the Eventing Field

    Thoroughbreds continuously make their mark on the Eventing field producing the results that count time and time again and this week, the August NH Sale will offer three and four-year-olds that can be considered as eventing potentials. The sale takes place over two days, Thursday 27 and Friday 28 August commencing at 11am both days. […]

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    Impressive Trade at Cavan August Sales

    Trading through a pandemic as we have all come to know can be a pretty daunting task but the August sales at Cavan Equestrian was evidence that vendors and purchasers are working extremely hard to keep trading while following Covid 19 restrictions and guidelines.