Stallion Selections

2017 HSI Stallion Selections

The 2017 HSI Stallion Selections took place over two days on the 7th and 8th March in Cavan Equestrian Centre. In total 30 stallions were presented for inspection, 15 for the Irish Sport Horse stallion inspections, 13 Irish Draught stallions and 2 pony stallions.

Four stallions were awarded Approved status having completed a linear profile and meeting the performance requirements for Approval in the Irish Sport Horse Studbook and two stallions met the requirements for Stage 1.

In the Irish Draught stallion selections 13 stallions were presented for inspection and 6 achieved Class 1 status. In addition, 1 pony stallion was Approved in the Irish Sport Pony studbook.

Commenting on the 2017 inspections, Alison Corbally, HSI Director of Breeding and Programmes, stated “with 30 stallions coming forward it was good to see the strong turnout of both Irish Draught and Irish Sport Horse stallions. There was some interesting bloodlines in the Irish Draught stallions that came forward it was also very positive to see overseas visitors making the trip over to the inspections”.

Provisional Irish Sport Horse Studbook Stallion Inspection Results 2017

APPROVED
Stallion Name YOB Sire Dam Sire Owner Classification Star Rating
Colandro (HOLST) 2002 Contendro (HOLST) Calando I (HOLST) Stal Retto APPROVED 4* SJ PP & 4* EV PP
Exquis Powerfee KWPN 1997 Fedor (BWP) Erdball (TB) Axel Verlody, Euro Horse Belgium Exquis Powerfee
Primary (USA)(TB) 2003 Giants Causeway (USA) (TB) Mr Prospector (TB) Eamon McArdle APPROVED Timeform rating 116
Tyson (KWPN) 2000 Numero Uno (KWPN) Voltaire (HANN) Kylemore Stud APPROVED 5*OP SJ
Vittorio (HOLST) 2002 Calippo (HOLST) Martell  (TB) Paul Hendrix, Stal Hendrix APPROVED 4*SJPP and 4*EVPP
PASSED STAGE 1
Stallion Name YOB Sire Dam Sire Owner Classification
Captain Pearl (ISH) 2013 Captains Diamond (ISH) Caruso (HOLST) Charles Hanley NOT APPROVED 1 (NA1)
Denzel VDL Z (ZANG) 2014 Douglas (KWPN) Cardento (HOLST) Stephen Clifford NOT APPROVED 1 (NA1)
Ice Man KWPN 2013 Amaretto (ZWEI) Perpetua(KWPN) Heather Dean-Wright
 Provisional Irish Draught Horse Studbook Stallion Inspection Results 2017
CLASS 1
Stallion Name YOB Sire Dam Sire Owner Classification
Barnaview Grosvenors Star (ID) 2014 Grosvenor Lad (ID C1) Annaghdown Star (ID C1) James Murphy CLASS 1
Castlegar Cool Mist (ID) 2014 Castlegar Rebel (ID C2) All the Diamonds (ID C1) Tom Burke CLASS 1
Farmhill Highlander (ID) 2012 WRS Sun Rich (ID C2) Coolcronan Wood (ID C1) Glenn Knipe CLASS 1
Grandpas Rebel (ID) 2014 Rebel Mountain (ID C1) Ard Grandpa (ID C1) Donal Goland CLASS 1
Inisfree the Iron Cross (ID) 2014 Inisfree the Holy Grail (ID C1) Annaghdown Star (ID C1) Eddie Murphy CLASS 1
CLASS 1 (Pending performance assessment)
The Bachelor (ID) 2014 Fast Silver (ID C1) Timahoe Heather (ID C1) Daniel Molloy CLASS 1 (met criteria for conformation, type and movement)
Provisional Irish Sport Pony Studbook Stallion Inspection Results 2017
APPROVED
Stallion Name YOB Sire Dam Sire Owner Classification
Jacodi’s Anja’s Admiral (NF) 2006 Woodrow Carisbrooke (NF) Merrie Moscan (NF) Teresa McKenna APPROVED

 

2017 HSI Stallion Selections

The Horse Sport Ireland stallion selections for the Irish Sport Horse and Irish Draught Horse studbook are taking place at Cavan Equestrian on the 7th and 8th March 2017.

CLICK HERE for a list of stallions that are entered for inspection in 2017.

2017 HSI Stallion Selection Timetable

Date Time Studbook Type of Inspection
Tuesday, 7th March 2017 9.00 am – 6.00 pm Irish Draught Horse Studbook Class 1 – Linear Profiling and in hand movement/athleticism
  10.00 am – 4.00 pm Irish Sport Horse Studbook Stage 1 – Linear profiling and in hand movement, loose movement and athleticism
Wednesday, 8th March 2017 9.00 am – 2.00 pm Irish Sport Horse Studbook Linear profiling & Stage 2 (ridden)

2017 HSI Stallion Selections

Stallion Selections for the Irish Sport Horse Studbook and the Irish Draught Horse Studbook will be held by Horse Sport Ireland at Cavan Equestrian Centre commencing on 7th & 8th March 2017.

Further details are included on the application form which must be completed and returned before the closing date of 19th December 2016.

Please note that the classifications may change subject to approval by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Marine.

CLICK HERE for the 2017 Irish Sport Horse Studbook Stallion Application Form

CLICK HERE for the 2017 Irish Draught Horse Studbook Stallion Application Form

CLICK HERE for the 2017 Stallion Application Veterinary Form

2016 HSI Stallion Inspections

The 2016 HSI Stallion Inspections took place on the 19th and 20th April with 34 stallions being put through their paces at Cavan Equestrian Centre.
In total 19 Irish Draught stallions were inspected with 8 meeting the inspection requirements. 8 sport horse stallions went through their Stage 1 inspection with 5 meeting the Stage 1 inspection requirements. 3 sport horse stallions were assessed jumping under saddle for their Stage 2 inspection where they were ridden by their own rider and the HSI test rider, Capt. Geoff Curran. One of these stallions, FTS Elliot (KWPN), was awarded Preliminary Approved status.

There were 4 stallions that were awarded Approved status today based on their own performance or their progeny performance or their Timeform rating and 2 pony stallions were also inspected with 1 meeting the requirements (see list of stallions below).

Irish Draught stallions that meet inspection requirements:

Carrigfada Troy (ID) 2013 stallion by Grosvenor Lad (ID C1) out of Culleens Glidawn Lady (RID) by Glidawn Diamond (ID C1). Owner: James Murphy.

Cloncastle Silver Squire (ID) 2012 stallion by Fast Silver (ID C1) out of Derradda Mist (ID C1) by Gurraun Zidane (ID C1). Owner: David Doyle.

Cloneyhea Spellbound (ID) 2012 stallion by Arthurs Gold (ID C2) out of Leitra Lady (RID) by Glenlara (GB) (ID C1). Owner: Russell & Judith Cowley.

Killountain Cross (ID) 2013 stallion by Crosstown Dancer (ID C1) out of Killountain Heather (RID) by Crannagh Hero (ID C1). Owner: Charles Dullea.

Kilmovee White Hero (ID) 2011 stallion by Crannagh Hero (ID C1) out of Kilmovee White Carnation (RID) by Carrabawn View (ID C1). Owner: Seamus Duffy.

Knockaleery Dancer (ID) 2013 stallion by Crosstown Dancer (ID C1) out of Loguestown Blue Belle (RID) by Blue Rajah (ID C1). Owner: Liam Lynskey.

Moylough Legacy (ID) 2013 stallion by Carrabawn Cross (ID C1) out of Ardcarne Vilamear (RID) Castana by (ID C1). Owner: Pat Hoare.

Zeus of the Blues (ID) 2013 stallion by Touch of the Blues (ID C1) out of Cloughill Diamond (AID) by All the Diamonds (ID C1). Owner: PJ Furey.

Sport horse stallions that meet Stage 1 inspection requirements:

Billy Stirling (AES) 2011 stallion by Billy Congo (AES) out of Dollar Day (AES) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Owner: Nicola Fitzgibbon.

DS Are You With Me (HOLST) 2013 stallion by Corrado I (HOLST) out of M-Cyra (HOLST) by Contender (HOLST). Owner: Liam Lynskey.

Rising Sun (ISH) (TIH) 2013 stallion by Loughehoe Guy (ISH) out of Dromkeen Wood (GB) (TB) by Primitive Rising (USA) (TB). Owner: Eugene McKenna.

Z Seven Cayani (ISH) 2012 stallion by Can Ya Maken (HOLST) out of Tee (KWPN) by Voltaire (HANN). Owner: Team Z7.

Sport horse stallions that met Stage 2 inspection requirements:

FTS Elliot (KWPN) 2009 stallion by Cicero Z Van Paemal (BWP) out of Ply Mouth (KWPN) by Lancelot (KWPN). Owner: Nicola Fitzgibbon

Pony stallion that meet inspection requirements:

Machnus D’Hyrencourt (ZANG) 2013 pony stallion by Machno Carwyn (WPC) out of Venus d’ Hyrencourt (SBS) by Udancer (KWPN). Owner: Leo Monaghan.

Stallions that met the Approved status on their performance/Timeform rating:

Avalon 224 (HOLST) 2002 stallion by Aloube Z (HOLST) out of Fayence (HOLST) by Cor De La Bryere (SF)

Udancer Hero (KWPN) 2001 stallion by Dancer Prince (TB) out of Femke P (KWPN) by Voltaire (HANN). Owner: Luc Henry & David Molloy

Let the Lion Roar (TB) 2001 stallion by Sadler’s Wells (TB) out of Ballerina (TB) by Dancing Brave (TB). Owner: Trevor Badger

Hallowberry Cruz (ISH) (TB) 20016 stallion by Cruising (ISH) out of Calcutta Clover (ISH) by Clover Hill (ID C1). Owner: Caroline Byrne

 

HSI Stallion Selection 2015

STALLIONS THAT MET THE STAGE 1 CRITERIA IN THE IRISH SPORT HORSE STUDBOOK STALLION SELECTIONS 2015
PASSED STAGE 1          
Stallion Name YOB Sire Dam Sire Owner Classification
ADIEU Z (ZANG) 2011 ANDIAMO Z (NRPS) QUIDAM DE REVEL (SF) ERIKA LEONARD & ELEANOR O’DEA NA1
CARISMA (SF) 2012 NABAB DE REVE (BWP) FOR PLEASURE (HANN) TEAM Z7 c/o MARION HUGHES NA1
CELTIC HERO BZ (ZANG) 2012 CALIKOT HERO (SBS) CARETANO Z (HOLST) ANDREA ETTER NA1
KILTEALY GHAREEB (ISH) 2011 GHAREEB (GB) (TB) KILDALTON KING (ID C1) JJ BOWE NA1
KINGSHIP COURCEL (ISH) 2011 DOW JONES COURCEL (SF) PORSCH (BWP) FRANCES HORGAN NA1
MR NELSON B (ISH) 2012 RADOLIN (KWPN) LOMBARD (HOLST) ANDREA ETTER NA1
Z7 ASCOT (ISH) 2011 NONSTOP (BWP) VOLTAIRE (HANN) TEAM Z7 c/o MARION HUGHES NA1

Stallion Inspection Results

The Stallion Inspection results for the Irish Draught Horse Studbook and the Irish Sport Horse Studbook are now available. A full list of stallions, their stallion pages and videos of the inspections are available

2016

Click here for 2016 results

 2015

Click here for 2015 results

2014

Click here for 2014 results

2013

Click here for 2013 results

2012

Click here for 2012 results

2011

Click here for 2011 results

2010

Click here for 2010 results

 NEWS

ISH Stallion Ardcolum Duke upgraded to Approved in the Irish Sport Horse Studbook

The 2004 Irish Sport Horse Stallion “Ardcolum Duke” has met the performance requirements to be upgraded to ‘Approved’ in the Irish Sport Horse Studbook through this own show-jumping performance.

Under the current Irish Horse register rules ISH stallions may be upgraded to “Approved” in the Irish Sport Horse Studbook, if they meet the performance criteria outlined below:

Show jumping: A stallion that has jumped four double clear rounds at National Grand Prix or International level (minimum height 1.40m) or above or the equivalent in eventing or dressage.

Ardcolum Duke is by the sire Gypsy Duke (ISH) and out of the dam Dangerous Lady (ISH) who is by Clover Hill (ID) and was bred and owned by Joe Flynn from Co. Roscommon.

Currently the stallion is jumping with Billy Twomey (IRL).

Ardcolum Duke

Ardcolum Duke

Voluntary Code of Practice for Stallion and Mare Owners

HSI has published a Voluntary Code of Practice for Stallion and Mare Owners which was produced by the Irish Equine Centre. This publication outlines voluntary recommendations to help breeders, in conjunction with their veterinary surgeons, to prevent and control specific equine diseases. Download the Code of Practice

Video guide for owners presenting stallions for inspection

VIDEO WILL BE ONLINE SHORTLY

Note that the heights and spreads of fences shown in this video are those defined for sport horse stallions. The equivalent measurements for Irish Draught stallions are as follows;

Height of 1st fence Height of 2nd fence Height of 3rd fence
 Jumping effort 1 0.75m 0.75m 0.95m
 Jumping effort 2 0.75m 0.75m 1.0m
 Jumping effort 3 0.75m 0.75m 0.95m
0.95m width
 Jumping effort 4 0.75m 0.75m  0.9m front pole
1.0m back pole
1.05m width