Team Ireland selection for Le Lion D’Angers 2022

  • 30 September 2022, 18:24

Horse Sport Ireland has announced the team of horses that will represent the Irish WBFSH Studbooks at the FEI WBFSH World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses 2022. The Championship will be held at Le Lion D’Angers in France from the 20th to 23rd October 2022. Further information about the championships can be found here



BROOKWOOD SUPERSABLE (ISH). Mare by TOLAN R (KWPN) out of BROOKWOOD FIRST LADY (ISH)(TIH) by CAPTAIN CLOVER (ISH). Bred and owned by Pat Duffy, ridden by Ian Cassells.

ROSCONNELL ALTO (ISH). Gelding by TABASCO VAN ERPEKOM (BWP) out of ALL CLOVER (ISH) by CAVALIER CLOVER LAD (ISH). Bred by Patrick Lacey, owned by Gerry and Fiona Leahy, ridden by Ian Cassells.

BLARNEY MONBEG PEPPER (ISH). Mare by DIGNIFIED VAN’T ZORGVLIET (BWP) out of BALLYEDEN HERO (ISH)(TIH) by CULT HERO (TB). Bred by Marie and Peadar Carter, owned by Lady Caroline Colthurst, ridden by Sian Coleman.

DOUROUGH FERRO CLASS ACT (ISH). Gelding by DOUROUGH FERRO CLASS ACT (KWPN) out of ISHD CLASS ACT (ISH) by O.B.O.S. QUALITY 004 (OLD). Bred by Gordon Drury, owned by Wendy Harris and Niki Potterton, ridden By Sarah Ennis.

ALTITU (ISH). Gelding by ORESTUS (KWPN) out of HAPPY CHOICE (SWB) by ARAM (KWPN). Bred and owned by Seamus Carew, ridden by Patrick Whelan.

PILTOWN OBOS (ISH). Gelding by O.B.O.S. QUALITY 004 (OLD) out of PILTOWN CULT (ISH)(TIH) by CULT HERO (TB). Bred by Patrick Doody, owned by Michael Widger, ridden by Patrick Whelan

ATLANTIC ROCKSTAR (ISH). Gelding by BEACH BALL (ISH) out of MISSEY ELLIOT (ISH). Bred by Alexandra Houston, owned by Sam and Alex Houston, ridden by Alex Houston

BGK VALENTINE (ISH)(TIH). Gelding by CRAIGSTEEL (TB) out of DRIMO DONN (ISH)(TIH) by CLOVER DUBH (ID). Bred by Michael O’Driscoll, owned and ridden by Christine O’Donnell.

VERY DIGNIFIED (ISH). Mare by DIGNIFIED VAN’T ZORGVLIET out of KATEYS GEM (ISH) by RICARDO Z (ZANG). Bred by Deirdre Bowler, owned by Trish Kearns and ridden by Robbie Kearns.

R KID (ISH). Mare by CENTRESTAGE (AES) out of FAIRWAY LADY (AES) by FAIRMAN K (AES). Bred, owned and ridden by Jonathan Steele.

GHS CALEXICO (ISH). Mare by VAN GOGH (KWPN) out of PENHALIGON CAIRO (AES) by CAVALIER ROYALE (HOLST). Bred and owned by Leanne Marshall and ridden by Colin Halliday.

BELLINE FIGHTING SPIRIT (AES). Gelding by FREEMAN VDL (KWPN) out of ZOMINGA (KWPN) by LUPICOR (KWPN). Bred by G.W Winkel, owned by The Kindred Spirit Syndicate and ridden by Joseph Murphy.




MBF BACK TO BACK (ISH). Gelding by METROPOLE (KWPN) out of AUGHMORE IROKOS DREAM (ISH) by IROKO (WESTF). Bred by Liam Duffin, owned by Brian Flynn and ridden by Meabh Bolger

MONBEG AINSLIE (ISH). Mare by EMPEROR AUGUSTUS (TB) out of TULLABEG B (UNK) out of RAMIRO B (BWP). Bred by Nicholas Cousins, owned and ridden by Aoife Clarke.

STELLOR DEELITE (ISH). Gelding by CARICELLO (HOLST) out of DEE MAC (ISH) by CRUISING HARRY (ISH). Bred and owned by Niki Potterton, ridden by Sarah Ennis.

Horse Sport Ireland’s participation at Le Lion d’Angers, is supported by the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine Equine Technical Support fund.

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