First and second place finish for Irish horses in the USA

  • 4 December 2021, 14:48

The Pine Top Thanksgiving Horse Trials in Georgia, USA were dominated by Irish-bred horses, with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place all taken by Irish-bred horses in the Modified class, and four in the top ten were Irish-bred in the Open Preliminary class, including 2nd and 3rd place.

See below for the full list of Irish-bred Eventing results:


Pine Top Thanksgiving HT, Georgia (November 27th – 28th).

Open Preliminary.

2 Urlanmore Beauty (ISH) – 2003 gelding by Ricardo Z (ZANG) out of Cavalier’s Delight (WNTR) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Patrick Carey (Clare). Rider: Soloman Edwards (USA) 28.9, 0, 0.0 = 28.9

3 Paddrick (unk) – 2011 gelding by Kroongraaf (KWPN) out of a mare by Temple Clover (ISH)[TIH]. Rider: Elle Choate (USA) 30.4, 0, 6.0 = 36.4

6Wellview Mister Lux (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Lux Z (HANN) out of KEC Gloriana (ISH) by Aldatus Z (OLD). Breeder: Pat Williams (Sligo). Rider: Matthew Ulmer (USA) 29.8, 0, 11.2 = 41.0

10 Fernhill Oreo (ISH) – 2010 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Good Lady (TB) by Good Thyne (TB). Breeder: John Martin McLoughney (Tipperary). Rider: Jade Anderson (USA) 30.9, 4.4, 2.0 = 59.3.


1 Lisheen Lismakeera (ISH)[was Lisheen Vivendi] – 2012 gelding by ARS Vivendi (HOLST) out of Lisheen Solitaire (ISH) by Malltstriker (KWPN). Breeder: Messrs Cororan & Hourigan (Tipperary). Rider: Laurel Massey (USA) 32.2, 0, 5.2 = 37.4

2 Fernhill Famous (unk) – Born in Ireland (Holds a White Passport). Rider: Emily Thomas (USA) 34.6, 4, 1.2 = 39.8

3 Fernhill Kildimo Quality (ISH)[was Kildomo Quality] – 2015 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Somerton Guidam (ISH) by Guidam (SF). Breeder: Paul O’Shea (Limerick). Rider: Sallie Johnson (USA) 33.3, 0, 8.8 = 42.1.

Fresno County HT, California. (November 19th – 21st).

Open Intermediate.

5 Stonehavens Royal Touch (ISH)[was Farmhill Royal Touch & Cooley Stonehill] – 2009 gelding by Finbars Touch [ISH] out of Black Roller [ISH] by High Roller [ISH]. Breeder: Gerard Callan (Louth). Rider: Tess Molinar (USA) 37.0, 11.2, 2.4 = 50.6.

Open Preliminary.

2 A Premier Cooley (ISH)[was Kilcurry Hudson] – 2011 gelding by Hold Up Premier (ISH) out of Bilboa Beauty [ISH] by Laughtons Flight (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Brendan Hearty (Louth). Rider: James Alliston (USA) 36.5, 0, 0.0 = 36.5

8 Ard Cooley (ISH)[was Ard Exclusive]  2007 gelding by ARD VDL Douglas (KPWN) out of Killagriff Riza Lou (ISH)[TIH] by Golden Cliff (TB). Breeder: Richard & Heather Wright (Meath). Rider: Sigourney Jellins (USA) 45.0, 4, 16.8 = 65.8.

These results have been provided to Horse Sport Ireland by Charlie Ripman.

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