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 4 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 3 stallions that were awarded Approved status today based on their own 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 (IDC1) 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 Camelot (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