Le Lion Selection for World Breeding Championships Announced

  • 16 September 2015, 17:23


Horse Sport Ireland have announced the combinations that have been selected to travel to the FEI WBFSH World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses 2015. The Championships take place at Le Lion d’Angers (FRA) 15th to 18th Oct. The horses and riders that have been selected to represent the Irish Sport Horse Studbook are listed below in alphabetical order. Reserves are also detailed, alongside full breeding details.


CCI 1* 6YOs:

  • Ard Cluedo (ISH) – 2009 chestnut gelding by Luidam (KWPN) out of Cloverhill Girl (ISH), by Clover Hill (ID). Bred by Richard & Heather Wright, Co. Meath. Owner: Caroline Bjoerk. Rider: Melanie Young (IRL)
  • BGS Class Affair (ISH) – 2009 chestnut gelding by O.B.O.S. Quality 004 (OLD) out of Rubys Rosshaven Flight (ISH), by Laughton’s Flight (ISH). Bred by Maurice O’Brien, Co. Kilkenny. Owner: Patrick Byrne. Rider: Maria Byrne (IRL)
  • SRS Adventure (ISH) – 2009 chestnut gelding by Newmarket Venture (HANN) out of Newmarket Dato Two (ISH), by Aldato (KWPN). Bred by Billy Daly, Co. Cork. Owner: Stephen Smith & Sophie Richards. Rider: Sophie Richards (IRL)


  • Sammy Davis Junior (ISH) – 2009 bay gelding by Imperial Hights (ISH) out of Cornasaus Connie (ISH), by Condios (HOLST). Bred by Amanda Vogan, Co. Cavan. Owner: Margaret Kinsella. Rider: Cathal Daniels (IRL)
  • Summer At Fernhill (ISH) – 2009 grey gelding by Summer At Saratoga (TB) out of Sea Condios Cavalier (ISH), by Condios (HOLST). Bred by James & John Meade, Co. Clare. Owner: Carol Gee. Rider: Fraser Duffy (IRL)


CCI 2* 7YOs:

  • Brookpark Vikenti (ISH)(TIH) – 2008 bay gelding by Master Imp (TB) out of Tulllineaskey Butler’s Simon (ISH), by Ballysimon (ISH). Bred by Tristan Kingston, Co. Cork. Owner: Hugh Ryan. Rider: Michael Ryan (IRL)
  • BT Cloud Nine (ISH) – 2008 bay gelding by Golden Master (TB) out of Slyguff Amber (ISH), by Maltstriker (KWPN). Bred by Barbara Hatton, Co. Carlow. Owner: Bridget Speirs. Rider: Camilla Speirs (IRL)
  • Cuffesgrange Ars Royale (ISH) – 2008 bay gelding by Ars Vivendi (HOLST) out of Noble Cavalier (ISH), by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Bred by Marion Hughes, Co. Kilkenny. Owner: Mr & Mrs Philip Jenkins. Rider: Jonty Evans (IRL)
  • Dam Easy (ISH) – 2008 bay gelding by Luidam (KWPN) out of Domino Royale (ISH), by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Bred by Patrick Kennedy, Co. Wicklow. Owner/Rider: Heidi Hamilton (IRL)
  • Goldman (TB) – 2008 bay gelding by Gold Well (TB) out of Dream Cocktail (TB), by Roi Danzig (TB). Bred by Tara & Chloe Whitty. Owner: Brendan & Sally Corscadden. Rider: Camilla Speirs (IRL)
  • Kilrodan Queen B (ISH)(TIH) – 2008 bay mare by Boherdeal Clover (ISH) out of Kilrodan Special O (ISH), by Rich Rebel (TB). Owner/Bred by John Craig, Co. Tipperary. Rider: Cathal Daniels (IRL)
  • Pride Of Tredstep (ISH) – 2008 bay mare by Lord Noble (TB) out of Felicitys Pride (ISH). Bred by Geraldine Berney, Co. Wexford. Owner/Rider: Aidan Keogh (IRL)
  • Ringfort Rubicon (ISH) – 2008 bay gelding by Iroko (WESTF) out of Ringfort Rara Ruby (ISH), by Porsch (BWP). Owner/Bred by Diane Harron Eakin, Co. Down. Rider: Steven Smith (IRL)
  • Skyfall Echo (ISH) – 2008 bay mare by Clover Echo (ISH) out of Nagem (ISH). Bred by Ross Crawford, Co. Antrim. Owner: Geraldine Houston. Rider: Alex Houston (IRL)
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