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TOKYO 2020 : Fifteen Irish-bred horses making history by Flying the Flag for Irish Breeders at the Tokyo Olympics  

General July 31, 2021

Irish-bred sport horses are making history by representing Ireland in the three disciplines of Show jumping, Eventing and Dressage for the first time ever, at the Tokyo Olympic Games. This year, an impressive total of fifteen Irish Bred horses will compete, with six of the Irish Federation rider nominations for the Tokyo Olympics competing on […]

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Ireland’s Heike Holstein and Sambuca finish sixth in Tokyo Olympics Dressage Grand Prix

General July 25, 2021

An excellent performance from Irish Dressage combination Heike Holstein and the Irish-bred mare Sambuca, saw them score 68.432% to finish sixth of 10 competitors in their Grand Prix Group D test today (Sunday) at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Their score ultimately wasn’t enough to see them qualify for Wednesday’s Individual Final in Tokyo however […]

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Hallsmill Aga Quix (ISH) and Angela Waras Victorious in Four-Year-Old Championship in Balmoral

General July 12, 2021

The four-year-old championship took place in Balmoral yesterday, the 11th of July 2021. While twenty-seven horses lined out for the championship, it was Hallsmill Aga Quix (ISH) and Angela Waras who claimed victory on the day with a score of 105.66. Bred and owned by Hallsmill Stables, Hallsmill Aga Quix (ISH), is a gelding by […]

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Irish-bred Sport Horses Dominate at Home and Abroad

General April 26, 2021

Despite the ongoing disruption to the national and international eventing calendars, Irish horses have shown their class at every opportunity, most recently at Land Rover Kentucky’s three-day event and at Ireland’s first home international of the year, Ballindenisk. The 2021 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event was held from the 22nd to 25th of April and just under […]

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Irish horses competing in Les 5 Étoiles de Pau, France

General October 21, 2020

Irish-bred horses are set to compete at the first 5* event to go ahead for 2020 – Les 5 Étoiles de Pau, France.

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

General 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. […]

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Impressive Trade at Cavan August Sales

General 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.

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

General 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 […]

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Cavan Horse Sales – 1st & 2nd October

General 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, […]

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

General 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 […]

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The Breeders Select Foal Sale Ireland

General 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 […]

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Irish Horses Reign High at Badminton Horse Trials 2019

General 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 […]

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

General 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 […]

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

General 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 […]

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Irish-bred horses in recent International Eventing competition

General 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 […]

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