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Irish Sport Horse tops World Eventing Studbook Rankings for 2015

General October 23, 2015

The Irish Sport Horse Studbook has topped the World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses (WBFSH) eventing studbook rankings for the 2015 season, which runs from 1st October 2014 to 30th September 2015. Since the WBFSH rankings were established in 1994, the Irish Sport Horse Studbook has taken top spot in the eventing rankings for 20 of the last 22 years. Talking 9th place Cambalda, bred by John Irish in Kilkenny, is the highest placed Irish Sport Horse in the individual WBFSH Event Horse Rankings for 2015.


Breeding details for the six highest placed Irish Sport Horses in the 2015 WBFSH Eventing Rankings:

Cambalda (ISH) – 2002 gelding by Balda Beau (WNTR) out of Cathys Lady (ISH). Breeder: John Irish, Co. Kilkenny. Owner: Nina Gardiner. Rider: Jennifer Brannigan (USA) 

Cooley SRS. (ISH) – 2007 gelding by Ramiro B (BWP) out of Ballynattin Pride (ISH), by Kiltealy Spring (ISH) Breeder: John Fitzhenry, Co. Wexford. Owner: Angela Hislop. Rider: Oliver Townend (GBR) 

Loughan Glen (ISH) – 2003 gelding by Limmerick (HOLST) out of Tattymacall Mustard (ISH), by Cut The Mustard (TB) Breeder: Darragh Geraghty, Co. Galway. Owners: Jessica Montgomery, Kathryn Kraft, Holly & William Becker. Rider: Clark Montgomery (USA) 

Master Frisky (ISH)(TIH) – 2004  gelding by Master Imp (TB) out of Frisky Legs (ISH), by Coopers Hill (ID) Breeder: Sean Power, Co. Kilkenny. Owners: Stephen J.Blauner & Kenneth Shelley. Rider: Boyd Martin (USA)

Ringwood Sky Boy (ISH) – 2003 gelding by Courage II (HOLST) out of Sky Lassie (ISH), by Sky Boy (TB). Breeder: Myles Mahon, Co. Wexford. Owners: Mr Robert Taylor, Mrs Varenna Allen, Tim Price and Rider: Tim Price (NZL) 

One Two Many (ISH) – 2002 gelding by Chacoa (HOLST) out of Cul Na Breathar (ISH), by Colin Diamond (ISH). Breeder: John O’Brian, Co. Limerick. Owners: Ry Kemp & Janine Shewan. Rider: Nicola Wilson (GBR) 

Congratulations to the breeders of these fantastic Irish Sport Horse ambassadors and to all of their connections.

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