HSH Double Sixteen (TB) and Trendy Fernhill (ISH) finish second in Open Intermediate sections at Pine Top, USA

  • 2 March 2023, 12:14
Irish-bred event horses continue to shine in America 

American rider Caroline Martin once again partnered an Irish-bred horse to an excellent result. Riding HSH Double Sixteen (TB), a 2015 gelding by Robin des Pres (TB) out of Azaria (TB), the pair finished second on a score of 42.6 in the Open Intermediate A at Pine Top Advanced Horse Trials, Georgia, USA last weekend. Double Sixteen was previously campaigned in Ireland by Leila Barker, and was bred by Mrs Mohammed.

At the same event, in the Open Intermediate B Trendy Fernhill (ISH), by ARS Vivendi (HOLST) out of Cruisings Girl (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH], ridden by Jenny Caras also finished second. This 13-year-old gelding was bred by Eamon Kenny from Co. Laois.

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

Pine Top Advanced HT, Georgia (USA). February 25th – 26th.


9th Millfield Lancando (UNK) – 2007 gelding. Rider: Booli Selmayr (USA) 41.5, 1.2,10.8 = 53.4

10 Dassett Olympus (ISH)[was Ballyvadd Talisman] – 2013 gelding by Lancelot (KWPN) out of Cushlamochree (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Andrew Kirwan, Co. Waterford. Rider: Lillian Heard Wood (USA) 29.1, 4.8, 22.0 = 55.9.

Open Intermediate A

2nd HSH Double Sixteen (TB) – 2015 gelding by Robin des Pres (TB) out of Azaria (TB). Breeder: Mrs Mohammed. Rider: Caroline Martin (USA) 36.6, 0, 6.0 = 42.6

7th Monbeg Libertine (ISH) – 2013 gelding by Womanizer (KWPN) out of Chill Lady (ISH) by Chillout (ISH). Breeder: Ann Geraldine O’Malley, Co. Mayo. Rider: Tim Bourke (IRL) 41.2, 0, 14.8 = 56.0.

Open Intermediate B

2nd Trendy Fernhill (ISH) – 2011 gelding by ARS Vivendi (HOLST) out of Cruisings Girl (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Eamon Kenny (Laois). Rider: Jenny Caras (USA) 23.2, 0, 7.2 = 30.4

5th OKE Ruby R (ISH)[was Excel Ruby] – 2013 mare by Namelus R (KWPN) out of B.Termie R 6 (KWPN) by Germus R (KWPN). Breeder: Martina McCrory, Co. Tyrone. Rider: Waylon Roberts (CAN) 35.6, 4, 0.0 = 39.6

7th MHS Fernhill Finale (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Verdi (KWPN) out of MHS Ryans Daughter (ISH) by Olympic Lux (KWPN). Breeder: Thomas Brennan, Co. Kilkenny. Rider: Alexandra Baugh (USA) 28.6, 0, 11.2 = 39.8

9th Quality Time (ISH)[was Kingsborough Guidamme] –  2011 mare by Guidam (SF) out of Ruby Roller (ISH) by High Roller [ISH]. Breeder: Cliodhna Carroll, Co. Sligo. Rider: Timothy Bourke (IRL) 35.8, 4, 12.0 = 51.8.

Intermediate Horse

7th Loughtown Cici ZA (ISH)[TIH] – 2016 mare by Dermish Cruise (ISH)[TIH] out of Castlelawn Diamond Clover (ISH)[TIH] by White Clover (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Gabriel Slattery. Rider: Chris Talley (USA) 35.0, 4, 18.8 = 57.8

8th Quality Touchdown (ISH) – 2014 gelding by Cara Touche (ISH) out of Lazio (ISH) by Aldato (KWPN). Breeder: Michael Hayde (Kilkenny). Rider: Booli Selmayr (USA) 33.8, 5.6, 28.8 = 68.2

9th Paddrick (UNK) – 2011 gelding by Kroongraaf (KWPN) out of a mare by Temple Clover (ISH)[TIH]. Rider: Elle Choate (USA) 35.2, 0, 38.8 = 74.0.

Open Preliminary A

2nd Business Class (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Harlequin du Carol (SF) out of Moxella (OLD) by Quick Star (SF). Breeder: Don Haddon (Wicklow). Rider: Alexandra Knowles (USA) 27.6, 0, 0.0 = 27.6

7th Grey Area (ISH)[TIH] – 2006 gelding by Accondy (TB) out of Merry Gypsy (P)(ISH)[TIH] by Gypsy Duke (ISH)[TIH] Breeder: Daniel Kelly, Co. Clare. Rider: Susan Gornal (USA) 33.2, 0, 2.4 = 35.6

Open Preliminary B.

6th Briarhill Excel Star Take 2 (ISH)[was Briarhill Lui Bay] – 2015 mare by Kings Cornet (ISH) out of Briarhill Cruise (ISH) by Luidam (KWPN). Breeder: Anne Coyne. Rider: Courtney Cooper (USA) 31.1, 0, 7.2 = 38.3

7th Excel Star E.I. Bostonian (ISH) – 2015 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Curraghchase Diamond (ISH) by Glidawn Diamond (ID). Breeder: Anthony Cregan. Rider: Paige Roy (USA) 29.2, 8, 1.2 = 38.4

9th Hashtag Trending (ISH)- 2016 gelding by Future Trend (OLD) out of Silvanos Lift (ISH) by Silvano (KWPN). Breeder: James Nash. Rider: Sarah Kuhn (USA) 29.7, 4, 9.2 = 42.9.

Open Preliminary C

1st Luska Candy Clover (ISH)[was HSH Luska Legend] – 2013 gelding by Sligo Candy Boy [ISH] out of Miss Demeanor (ISH) by White Clover (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Amie Sterling, Co. Tipperary. Rider: Caitlin Sillimans (USA) 25.5, 0, 4.8 = 30.3

5th Fernhill Salt Lake (ISH)[was Haw Minister] – 2015 gelding by My O My (HOLST) out of Salt Lake City (ISH)[TIH] by Yeats (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: James Hickey. Rider: Waylon Roberts (CAN) 28.7, 8, 0.8 = 37.5

6th Qualitini (ISH)[was Best Woman] – 2016 mare by Womanizer (KWPN) out of Chill Lady (ISH) by Chillout (ISH). Breeder: Ann Geraldine O’Malley. Rider: Marley Stone Burke (USA) 32.4, 4, 2.0 = 38.4.

Preliminary Junior / Young Rider

1st Carlsburg (ISH)[TIH] – 2012 gelding by Puissance (ISH)[TIH] out of Flame and Passion (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Michael Reck Jnr, Co. Wexford. Rider: Eliza Quigley (USA) 30.0, 0, 0.0 = 30.0

3rd Always Cooley (UNK) – 2011 mare by Ramiro B. Rider: Audrey Ogan (USA) 36.6, 0, 0.0 = 36.6.

Preliminary Rider

4th Fernhill Imperial Flight (ISH)[was LEB Imperial Flight] – 2013 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of LEB Liath (ISH)[TIH] by Colin Diamond (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Jo Breheny (Waterford). Rider: Jenna Mack (USA) 33.7, 0, 1.2 = 34.9

6th Master Brooklyn (ISH)[TIH] – 2014 gelding by High Ho Dubh (ID) out of Norebrook (ISH)[TIH] by Master Imp (TB). Breeder: John Martin (Tipperary). Rider: Sierra Shurtz (USA) 31.6, 0, 4.0 = 35.6

7th WEC Emperor of Hope (ISH)[TIH] – 2010 gelding by Emmperror Augustus (TB) out of Right Time (ISH)[TIH]by Big Sink Hope (TB). Breeder: John Donaghy, Co. Down. Rider: Will Englehardt (USA) 29.7, 8, 0.0 = 37.7.

Open Modified A

1st Romans Code Red (ISH)[was PNP Heart Throb] – 2015 gelding by Womanizer (KWPN) out of Scoole Hill Clover (ISH) by Farney Clover (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Noelle McGuane. Rider: Katie Lichten (USA) 26.5, 0, 0.0 = 26.5

2nd Absolut Cooley Quality (ISH)[was KEC Power Generation] – 2014 gelding by OBOS Quality (OLD) out of KEC Blair (ISH) by Chacoa (HOLST). Breeder: Oonagh & Sinead Kennedy, Co. Kerry. Rider: Jessica Ebzery (USA) 26.5, 0, 1.6 = 28.1

4th HSH Crypto (ISH)[was Pavoda] – 2016 gelding by Casallco (ISH) out of Cumano Kiss (ISH) by Lux Z (HANN). Breeder: Carol A McLaughlin. Rider: Sydney Shinn (USA) 29.8, 0, 0.0 = 29.8.

Open Modified B

1st Monbeg Zebedee (ISH) – 2017 gelding by Dignified Van’t Zorgvliet (BWP) out of Bolacreane Dolly (ISH)[TIH] by Cult Hero (TB). Breeder: Marti Rudd. Rider: Alison Springer (USA) 27.8, 0.4, 0.0 = 28.2

4th HTS Jensen R (ISH) – 2016 gelding by Tolan R (KWPN) out of HTS Lady Clermont (ISH)[TIH] by Rhyne Clover (ISH). Breeder: Brian Kieran. Rider: Katie Lichten (USA) 31.8, 0, 0.0 = 31.8

9th Cooley Mullingar (ISH) – 2012 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Omard Clover Barbie (ID) by Clover Hill (ID). Breeder: Brian O’Reilly, Co. Cavan. Rider: Julieann Prettyman (USA) 28.8, 16.4, 11.6 = 56.8.


Three Lakes Winter HT at Caudle Ranch, Florida (USA). February 27th – 28th

Open Preliminary B

1st Newmarket Cooley (ISH)[was Newmarket Generator) – 2010 gelding by Newmarket Jewel (WESTF) out of Able Flash (ISH)[TIH] by Able Albert (TB). Breeder: Brian Daly. Rider: Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (USA) 24.1, 0, 0.0 = 24.1

6th Da Vinci Code [was Killags De Vinci Code] (ISH)[TIH] – 2007 gelding by Master Imp (TB) out of Clovers Apollo (ID) by Clover Hill (ID). Breeder: James White, Co. Wexford. Rider: Annabelle Sprague (USA) 31.4, 0, 2.8 = 34.2

10th Balanca SDN (ISH)[was Dalestown Castlebar HFS] – 2013 gelding by Clover Echo (ISH)[TIH] out of Bornacoola (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Robert Fisk. Rider: Enrique Mercado (MEX) 39.5, 0, 12.8 = 52.3.

Open Modified Saturday A

2nd Effervescent (ISH) – 2006 gelding by Limmerick (HOLST) out of Max Pride (ISH)[TIH] by Macrocket (TB). Breeder: Elizabeth Campbell (Down). Rider: Nataleann Gore (USA) 30.5, 0, 2.4 = 32.9

3rd Fernhill Quality Vision (ISH)[was Quality Vision] – 2015 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Lady Carla (ISH) by Welcome Flagmount (ID). Breeder: Sinead Murphy. Rider: Stephanie Jackson (USA) 30.5, 0, 2.4 = 32.9

4th Cooley Vita (ISH)[was Dolmen Dolce Vita] – 2015 mare by Quantino (HOLST) out of Dolmen Denial (ISH) by Ricardo Z  (ZANG). Breeder: Jack Murphy. Rider: Leila Saxe (USA) 36.0, 0, 0.0 = 36.0

6th Rock on Cooley (ISH)[TIH] – 2011 gelding by Rock Hopper (TB) out of Glens Grey Lady (ISH)[TIH] by Master Imp (TB). Breeder: Eugene Roe Co. Dublin. Rider: Irene Lampton (USA) 31.7, 4, 5.6 = 41.3.

Open Modified Saturday B

1st Anahuac SDN (ISH)[TIH][was Monbeg Skylore & Parkmore Emper] – 2012 gelding by Emperor Augustus (TB) out of Parkmore Crest (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Patrick Wafer. Rider: Guillermo De Campo Marambio (MEX) 31.4, 0, 0.8 = 32.2.


Madrid CCI (ESP). February 17th – 19th

CCI* Intro

4th Jamiro (ISH) – 2011 mare by Ramiro B (BWP) out of Sweet Valley (ISH)[TIH] by Clover Valley (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Sean Carter. Rider: Isabel Diaz Verdugo (ESP) 37.1, 0, 0.0 = 37.1.


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

The Irish bred eventing results are part-funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine under the Equine Technical Support Fund.