Andrew Bourns and the Irish Sport Horse Sea Topblue finished best of the Irish in the first international Grand Prix of the 2021 Winter Equestrian Festival in Florida last week. See below for the full list of Irish-bred Show Jumping results: Wellington, FL (USA) CSI3* 12th – 17th January 2021 1,020 USD Two Phases – 1m40 1st Pacino Amiro (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Pacino (BWP) out of Carnone Dancing Queen (ISH) by NC Amiro (AES). Breeder: Simon Scott, Co. Donegal. Owner: Aiden McGrory. Rider: Bertram Allen (IRL). 8th Sea Topblue (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Chacco Blue (MECKL) out of Sea Top Lady (ISH) by Lux Z (HANN). Breeders: James & John Meade, Co. Clare. Owner: Deirdre Bourns. Rider: Andrew Bourns (IRL). 137,000 USD Grand Prix Table A – 1m50 4th Sea Topblue (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Chacco Blue (MECKL) out of Sea Top Lady (ISH) by Lux […]
International Eventing got underway for 2021 in Florida, USA last week with top-ten finishes for Irish horses across three classes, including a 2nd place finish for Morswood (ISH), bred by John Doherty (Louth). See below for the full list of Irish-bred Eventing results: America. Majestic Oaks HT, Florida. (January 16th – 17th). Open Preliminary A. 5 SKM Charisma (ISH) – 2014 mare by Quiuidam Junnior I (KWPN) out of Queen Lux (ISH) by Lux Z (HANN). Breeder: Kedrah House Stud (Tipperary). Rider: Elinor O’Neal (USA) 32.5, 0, 7.6 = 40.4. 6 Fernhill Leitrim Lass (ISH)[was Aughaslane Leitrim Lass] – 2012 mare by Hannibal V Overis Z (ZANG) out of Aughacushlann Leitrim Lady (ISH) by Shannondale Sarco St Ghyvan (BEWB). Breeder: Helen Tighe (Leitrim). Rider: Alexandra Green Kerby (USA) 33.9, 0, 6.8 = 40.7. Open Preliminary B. 2 Morswood (ISH) – 2008 gelding by Ricardo Z (ZANG) out of Princess in […]
Recipients of The FBD Insurance ‘Make A Difference’ Programme Announced To Support Team Ireland Olympic Athletes
€50,000 Grant for Irish Athletes on their Olympic Journey The Olympic Federation of Ireland, in conjunction with official sponsor FBD Insurance, have announced the recipients of the ‘Make A Difference’ programme, a €50,000 fund which will assist Ireland’s Olympic hopefuls in their preparation for the Olympic Games. Among the recipients announced today were Irish international sprinter, Phil Healy and Irish international swimmer, Brendan Hyland. Phil Healy holds the 100m & 200m Irish Record and 200m Indoor Irish Record and will be hoping to take her great form into 2021 as she attempts to qualify for this year’s Olympic Games. Dublin man and Irish international swimmer, Brendan Hyland is another Team Ireland hopeful looking to make waves in Tokyo this summer. The full list of recipients is Paul Pollock (Athletics), Phil Healy (Athletics), Brendan Doyle (Bobsleigh), Nhat Nguyen (Badminton) , George Bates (Boxing), Aidan Walsh (Boxing), Ceire Smith (Boxing), Carly McNaul […]
As international competition for 2021 gets underway overseas, two Irish-bred horses have finished inside the top-ten, including Pacino Amiro ridden by Bertram Allen (IRL) and bred by Simon Scott in Co. Donegal. See below for the full list of Irish-bred Show Jumping results: Jeddah (KSA) CSI1* 7th – 9th January 2021 15,000 SAR Two Phases – 1m30 4th Marchesi Impolitaire (ISH) – 2006 gelding by Sambucco (KWPN) out of Ballymurphy Queen (ISH)[TIH] by Master Imp (TB). Breeder: Anita Mason, Co. Westmeath. Owner: James McKelvey. Rider: Faisal Fahad Alodah (KSA). Opglabbeek (BEL) CSI2* 6th – 10th January 2021 3,150 EUR Table A – 1m40 2nd Pacino Amiro (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Pacino (BWP) out of Carnone Dancing Queen (ISH) by NC Amiro (AES). Breeder: Simon Scott, Co. Donegal. Owner: Aiden McGrory. Rider: Bertram Allen (IRL).
Horse Sport Ireland (HSI) are delighted to announce a range of exciting educational webinars with experts in farriery, nutrition and veterinary. Haydn Price: ‘‘The Hoof; Form and Function’ HSI are delighted to welcome back top international sport horse farrier Haydn Price. Following the success of his previous webinar Haydn will be returning for a series of events throughout spring 2021. ‘The Hoof; Form and Function’ will be delivered in two events, the first in January and the second in March 2021. In this series Haydn will discuss the evolutionary design of the hoof and explain how it works. The webinars are aimed towards coaches of all levels but are open to anyone who has an interest in the area. Haydn is the consultant farrier to the Hong Kong Jockey Club Elite Performance Programme and former farrier to the Team GB Dressage and Show Jumping Teams. In 2013, Haydn was inducted […]