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Twenty Five Irish Bred Event Horses to compete at Le Lion d’Angers

General October 15, 2018

A total of 25 Irish-bred event horses are entered to compete at this year’s FEI WBFSH World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses in Le Lion d’Angers, France. The Championships takes place from Thursday 18th to Sunday 21st October.

Of the Irish-bred horses entered nine will compete in the CCI1* and sixteen in the CCI2*. The are partnered by  riders representing nations such as Australia, Belgium, Canada, Great Britain, Italy, Russia, USA and of course Ireland.

Twelve riders represent Team Ireland Equestrian at the championships in France.

For a full list of all horse and rider entries CLICK HERE

Breeding details of Irish-bred horses entered for the FEI WBFSH World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses:

CCI1* (Six Year Old Section)

Cooley Convinved (ISH) – 2012 mare by Diarado (HOLST) out of BLM Clover Diamond (ISH), by Clover Echo (ISH). Breeder: Katy Murphy, Co. Meath. Owner: Kelly MCcarthy Maine. Rider: Rebecca Howard (CAN)

Cooley Moonshine (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Cobra (HOLST) out of Kilpatrick Duchess (ISH), by Kings Master (ISH). Breeder: MJ Kavanagh, Co. Wexford. Owner: Deborah Halliday. Rider: Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (USA)

Emerald Jonny (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Waldo Van Dungen (KWPN) out of Z Royalty Van De Heernis (KWPN), by Rubels (OLD). Breeder: Donnacha Quinn, Co. Mayo. Owner: Tom March. Rider: Piggy French (GBR)

Glenkeeran Casanova (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Womanizer (KWPN) out of Glenkeerin Annie (ISH), by Cruise On (ISH). Breeder: Maria Melvin, Co. Louth. Owner: Lieven Tsjoen. Rider: Steve Van Winkel (BEL)

Grantstown Joules (ISH) – 2012 mare by Bonmahon Master Blue (ISH) out of Red Holly (ISH), by Allegoric (TB). Breeder: Dermot Barlow, Co. Kilkenny. Owner: Emma McNab. Rider: Kevin McNab (AUS)

Jewelent (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Valent (KWPN) out of Bellaney Jewel (TB), by Roselier (TB). Breeder: J.W Rosbotham, Co. Armagh. Owner: Lisa Rosbotham. Rider: Clare Abbott (IRL)

OBOS Take One (ISH) – 2012 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of OBOS Nancy (ISH). Breeder: Marie O’Brien OBOS, Co. Cork. Owner/Rider: Suzanne Hagan (IRL)

Penhill Celtic (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Je T’Aime Flamenco (BWP) out of Norway Maid (ISH), by Coevers Diamond Boy (ISH). Breeder: Laurence Meaney, Co. Clare. Owner: Andrea Vecchi. Rider: Giovanni Ugolotti (ITA)

Universal Cooley (ISH) – 2012 mare by VDL Arkansas (KWPN) out of Dysart Lilly (ISH), by Maltstriker (KWPN). Breeder: Tommy Gerald O’Gorman, Co. Clare. Owner: Ellie Guy. Rider: Camilla (Millie) Dumas (GBR)

CCI2* (Seven Year Old Section)

Barnahown Corn Hill (ISH) – 2011 gelding Chinook Eclipse (TB) out of Mats Lady (UNK). Breeder: Michael Lynch, Co. Cork. Owner: Carol & Tom Henry. Rider: Michael Ryan (IRL)

Briarhill Marco (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Mermus R (KWPN) out of Stricker Rua (ISH), by Maltstriker (KWPN). Breeder: Kathleen Coyne, Co. Galway. Owner: Carol & Tom Henry. Rider: Michael Ryan (IRL)

Capels Hollow Drift (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Shannondale Sarco St Ghyvan (BWP) out of Lucky Crest (ISH), by Lucky Gift (TB). Breeder: Jeanette Glynn, Co. Clare. Owner: Patricia Davenport. Rider: Tom Jackson (GBR)

Carnival March (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Cavalier Carnival (ISH) out of Ryans Cruise (ISH), by Atlantic Cruise (ISH). Breeder: Martin Ryan, Co. Tipperary. Owner: James Midgley. Rider: Piggy French GBR)

Cooley Quicksilver (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Womanizer (KWPN) out of Kylemore Crystal (ISH), by Creggan Diamond (ID). Breeder: Alan O’Brien, Co. Galway. Owner/Rider: Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (USA)

DSL The Entertainer (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Omar (BWP) out of Cloverhill Girl (ISH), by Clover Hill (ID). Breeder/Owner: Caroline Bjoerk, Co. Kildare. Rider: Elizabeth Power (IRL)

Dunmarklun Lady (ISH) – 2011 mare by Brookfield Floating Lux (ISH) out of Twomeys Lady Dun (ISH). Breeder: Daniel Twomey, Co. Cork. Owner: Kieran Connors. Rider: Patrick Whelan (IRL)

Global Mentor (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Mermus R (KWPN) out of Flora De Ribon (SF), by Tams Du Plessis (SF). Breeder: Justin Burke, Co. Galway. Owner: Marie Symington. Rider: Brian Morrison (IRL)

Gortlettra Broo (ISH) – 2011 gelding by by Shannondale Sarco St Ghyvan (ZANG) out of Breanross Beauty (ISH), by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Patrick Joseph Duffy, Co. Leitrim. Owner/Rider: Yuri Shumskiy (RUS)

Keonan Hero  – 2011 gelding by Calgot Hero out of Miss Siss (ISH), by John Henry (ISH). Breeder: Lisa  Rosbotham, Co. Armagh. Owner: Marina O’Hare. Rider: Declan Cullen (IRL)

Lance A Little (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Lancelot (KWPN) out of Appachie Oo (ISH), by Rame Z (HANN). Breeder: Jim Seymour, Co. Tipperary. Owner: Emily Couldwell. Rider: Toby Pigott (GBR)

MP Imagine If (ISH) – 2011 mare by Shannondale Sarco St Ghyvan (ZANG) out of Fast Morning Flight (ISH), by Errigal Flight (ISH). Breeder: Mr & Mrs John McMahon, Co. Clare. Owner: Tatyana Gura. Rider: Mikhail Nastenko (RUS)

OLS King Aragon (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Samgemjee (ISH) out of Just Beauty Queen (ISH), by Seamanship (TB). Breeder: Kieran Connors, Co. Kildare. Owner: Michelle Nelson & Kieran Connors. Rider: Cathal Daniels (IRL)

Rehy Royal Diamond (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Ars Vivendi (HOLST) out of Pegasus Star (ISH), by Diamond Lad (ID). Breeder: Geralding Kelly, Co. Roscommon. Owner: Christopher Makin. Rider: Rosalind Canter (GBR)

Shanagore Jenga (ISH) – 2011 West Coast Cavalier (ISH) out of Mission Belle (ISH), by Gone Fishin (ISH). Breeder/Owner: Bob O’keeffe, Co. Cork. Rider:  Christine O’Donnell (IRL)

Youve Got The Lux (ISH) – 2011 mare by Lux Z (HANN) out of Valeska (ISH), by Carrolls Flight (AES). Breeder: Jane Darragh, Co. Kilkenny. Owner: Hayden Hankey. Rider: Hayden Robert Hankey (GBR)

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