SJ Breeding: European Team Bronze for Irish Sport Horse Castlefield Eclipse

  • 24 August 2015, 17:56

Solid performances from Paul Estermann and the Irish Sport Horse mare Castlefield Eclipse aided Switzerland in winning Team Bronze at the 2015 FEI European Championships in Aachen, Germany. The pair finished in the competition in a highly respectable individual 18th position.

See below for a full list of Irish-bred International Showjumping results: 

Aachen (GER) FEI European Championships 19th to 23rd August 2015

Bronze (3rd) Team Switzerland:

Castlefield Eclipse (ISH) – 2002 mare by O.B.O.S. Quality 004 (OLD) out of Furisto Clover Hill (ISH), by Furisto (HANN). Breeder: Pat Nihill, Co. Clare. Owner: Fasana Jocelyne. Rider: Paul Estermann (SUI)


7th Team Ireland:

MHS Going Global (ISH) – 2006 gelding by Quidam Junior I (KWPN) out of Gowran Lady (ISH), by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Ita Brennan, Co. Kilkenny. Owner: Caledonia Stables. Rider: Greg Broderick (IRL)


Macon (FRA) CSI3* 20th to 23rd August 2015

Prix Espace Val a Saône – 1m45 Table A with jump off €10,000

3rd Captain Caruso (ISH) – Captain Caruso (ISH) – 2006 stallion by Captain Clover (ISH) out of Chantel S (DR), by Caruso (HOLST).  Breeder: Charles Hanley, Co. Mayo. Owner: Cormac Hanley. Rider: Cormac Hanley (IRL)


Rockwood Angelstone (CAN) CSI3* 20th to 23rd August 2015

Premier Equipment Open Welcome – 1m45 Table A with jump off €34,000

6th Ballyquirke Tip Top (ISH) – 2006 gelding by Courage II (HOLST) out of Ballyquirke Brigade (ISH), by Clover Brigade (ISH). Breeder: Mary Carter, Co. Kilkenny. Owner: Deirdre Bourns. Rider: Andrew Bourns (IRL)

Angelstone Group Grand Prix – 1m50 Table A with jump off €57,900

10th Galous (ISH) – 2002 gelding by Touchdown (ISH) out of Huff & Puff (AES), by Carroll’s Flight (AES). Breeder: Ian Heslin, Co. Longford. Owner: Blue Gate Farm LLC. Rider: Denise Wilson (USA)


Langley II (CAN) CSI2* 21st to 23rd August 2015

Facet Advisors & Grafton Grand Prix €87,000

2nd Flexible (ISH)(TIH) – 1996 stallion by Cruising (ISH) out of Flex (ISH), by Safari (TB). Breeders: Catherine & Edward Doyle, Co. Kildare. Owners: Harry & Mollie Chapman. Rider: Rich Fellers (USA)

Auvers I (FRA) CSI2* 20th to 22nd August 2015

Grand Prix €24,500

10th Hamilton H (ISH) – 2004 gelding by Lux Z (HANN) out of Colettes Clover (ISH), by Clover Hill (ID). Breeder: Dr Hugh Durkin, Co. Dublin. Owner: Les Moorhouse. Rider: Christopher Moorhouse (GBR)

For queries relating to the Irish-bred International Showjumping results please contact Michael Doherty [email protected].

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