Traditional Irish Horse BT Just A Rebel 3rd in Rocking Horse December Horse Trials

  • 11 December 2020, 15:51

BT Just A Rebel (ISH)[TIH], bred by Ben Jellett in Co. Kildare came 3rd in the Open Intermediate class at the Rocking Horse December Horse Trials in Florida last week. Second place went to Irish Sport Horse Atlantic Vital Spark, 8th place to Irish Sport Horse Hot Bobo, and 9th place to Traditional Irish Horse Ballingowan Zeal, bred by Tom Reilly in Co. Cavan.

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


Sporting Days Farm HT, South Carolina. (December 5th – 6th).

Preliminary Rider.

4 Fernhill Let’s Face It (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Irko (WESTF) out of Warrenstown Josie (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Cliodhna Gleeson (Tipperary). Rider: Liesel Fazekas (USA) 35.2, 12, 15.2 = 62.4.

Rocking Horse December HT, Florida. (December 5th – 6th).

Open Intermediate.

2 Atlantic Vital Spark (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Atlantic Sparkey [ISH] out of Atlantic Biance (ISH) by Aldatus Z (OLD). Breeder: David Browne (Kerry). Rider: Lucienne Elms (USA) 30.7, 0, 0.0 = 30.7

3 BT Just A Rebel (ISH)[TIH] – 2010 gelding by Crosskeys Rebel (CP) out of Aubusson (TB) by Montjeu (TB) Breeder: Ben Jellett (Kildare). Rider: Lila Gendal (USA) 33.0, 0, 0.4 = 33.4

8 Hot Bobo (ISH) – 2013 gelding by VDL Arkansas (KWPN) out of Taneys Leader (TB) by Supreme Leader (TB). Breeder: Emma Phelan (Dublin). Rider: Karl Slezak (USA) 26.3, 0, 33.2 = 59.5

9 Ballingowan Zeal (ISH)[TIH] – 2007 gelding by Seabrook (TB) out of Shara Bride (ID) by Clover Hill (ID) Breeder: Tom Reilly (Cavan). Rider: Shanon Baker (USA) 31.3, 0, 50.8 = 82.1.

Open Preliminary.

4 Shirsheen Ice (ISH) – 2014 gelding by Beowolf [ISH] out of Candy Copper (ISH)[TIH] by Regal Sting (TB). Breeder: Patrick Murphy (Wicklow). Rider: Leslie Law (GBR) 27.1, 0, 0.0 = 27.1

6 Fernhill Choco Royale (ISH)[was Willows Choco Royale] – 2011 gelding by Chacoa (HOLST) out of Cavaliers Bluff (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Tom Nolan (Clare). Rider: Katlyn Hewson-Slezak (USA) 28.1, 8, 0.0 = 36.1


Barroca d’Alva CCI. (November 26th – 28th).

CCI* Intro.

3 Tamara (ISH) – 2009 mare by Luidam (KWPN) out of Deerpark Diamond (ISH)[TIH] by Diamond Lad (ID). Breeder: John Muldowney (Longfordd). Rider: Andre Parro (BRA) 36.8, 0, 0.0 = 36.8

4 Royal Encounter (ISH) – 2015 gelding by Lancelot (KWPN) out of Cavalier Lassie (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Peter Rice (Monaghan). Rider: Marco Carvalho Jorge (BRA) 33.0, 0, 5.2 = 38.2.

CCI** Short.

4 Shadow Star Quality (ISH)[was Clann Cavalier Quality] – 2014 mare by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Cavaliers Pride (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Marie McManus (Wet Meath). Rider: Ben Hobday (GBR) 32.5, 0, 0.0 = 32.5.

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

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