GAIN Equine Nutrition Irish Youth Show Jumping Teams selected for FEI European Championship

  • 25 June 2024, 17:38

High Performance Youth Show Jumping Team Manager James Kernan takes three teams to the championships

The GAIN Equine Nutrition Irish teams taking part in the FEI Jumping European Championships for Young Riders, Juniors and Children have been selected.

Horse Sport Ireland High Performance Youth Show Jumping Team Manager James Kernan sends Young Riders, Juniors and Children teams to the championships in Kronenberg, The Netherlands from the 15th to 21st of July.

The GAIN Equine Nutrition Ireland teams competing the FEI Jumping European Championships for Young Riders, Juniors and Children are listed below, in alphabetical order:

Young Rider Team

  • Francis Derwin – Flexi K (ISH)
  • Niamh McEvoy – Jasmim Da Hermida or Jargon DN
  • Max Wachman – Kilkenny (ISH) or Quintini
  • Tom Wachman – Cathalina S or Obora’s Laura
  • Rhys Williams – Preston Van’T Reebroeck

Non travelling reserve:

  • Alex Finney – L’Esprit Hero Z

Junior Team

  • Eoin Brennan – Eskola M or Limestown Briarhill Lui (ISH)
  • James Brennan – MHS I’m The One (ISH) or MHS Everything (ISH)
  • Gary Dooley – CSF Olympic Jewel (ISH)
  • Emily Moloney – Temple Alice (ISH)
  • Coen Williams – Conthanja or Elsandro Du Bois

Non travelling reserve:

  • Katie Mcentee – Kinmar Bespoke (ISH)

Children On Horses Team

  • Ted Fagan – Con Sol
  • Charlie Flynn – Elia
  • Daisy O’Dea – CSF Zurich (ISH) or Corraghoe Bounce
  • Robbie Sheehan – Fubalia
  • Sam Widger – Jerenice Dysenbeeck Z

Non travelling reserve:

  • Zoe Mellett – Jasmine Tide (ISH)

Team Manager Kernan said: “Our teams have been very successful all year with wins in the Children On Horses and Junior categories in the FEI Youth Nations Cup Series, and the Young Riders have also been showing great form on the international stage – we are really looking forward to competing.

“I would like to thank everybody involved, especially the parents and sponsors for their unwavering support.”

The Horse Sport Ireland Youth programme is kindly sponsored by GAIN Equine Nutrition.

The programme would like to also extend its warmest thanks to sponsors Equieire, Bucas, Dubarry, TRM Nutrition and Berney Bros Saddlery.  

The Irish High Performance Show Jumping Programme is exclusively funded by Sport Ireland


CSF Zurich (ISH): 2017 Gelding, by Zirocco Blue (SF), out of CSF Roys Revel (ISH) by Quidam de Revel (SF).
Bred by Patrick Connolly, Co. Galway.

Corraghoe Bounce (ISH): 2012 Gelding, by Lux Z (HANN), out of Corraghoe Tiger (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH].
Bred by Patrick Smith, Co. Cavan.

Jasmine Tide (ISH): 2009 Mare, by Kroongraaf (KWPN), out of Marie Douglas (ISH) by Ard VDL Douglas (KWPN).
Bred by Anthony Doherty, Co. Donegal.

Limestone Briarhill Lui (ISH): 2013 Mare, by Kings Cornet (ISH), out of Briarhill Crusie (ISH) by Luidam (KWPN).
Bred by Anne Coyne, Co. Galway.

MHS I’m The One (ISH): 2014 Gelding, by Lancelot (KWPN), out of Cavalier Kells Lady (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST).
Bred by Tom Brennan, Co. Kilkenny.

MHS Everything (ISH): 2016 Mare, by Quidam Junior I (KWPN), out of Gowran Lady (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST).
Bred by Ita Brennan, Co. Kilkenny.

CSF Olympic Jewel (ISH): 2016 Mare, by Mylord Carthago (SF), out of Olympic Clover (ISH)[TIH] by Clover Hill (IDC1).
Bred by Brian Connolly, Co. Galway.

Temple Alice (ISH): 2012 Gelding, by Foxglen Cruise Control (AES), out of Innishannon Shamrock (ISH)[TIH] by Rantis Diamond (ISH).
Bred by Susan McDonald, Co. Waterford.

Kinmar Bespoke (ISH): 2015 Gelding, by O-Piloth (KWPN), out of Absolutely Kingmar Z (ZANG) by Aganix Du Seigneur (sBs).
Bred by Gerrard Marron, Co. Monaghan.

Flexi K (ISH): 2013 Gelding, by Flexible (ISH)[TIH], out of Deeply Dippy K (ISH) by Luidam (KWPN).
Bred by Knightfield Stud, Co. Kildare.

Kilkenny (ISH): 2012 Gelding, by Cardento (HOLST), out of MHS Pembrook Lady (ISH) by Guidam (SF).
Bred by Ita Brennan, Co. Kilkenny.

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