Ireland’s horse and rider combinations announced for FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships

Horse Sport Ireland have announced the following combinations to represent Ireland and the Irish Sport Horse Studbook at the FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships for young horses at Le Lion d’Angers, France from October 16th to 19th.

7 Year Old Horse and Rider Combinations

Maria Byrne riding BGS Juicy Fruit (ISH)

Aoife Clark riding Wasting Light (ISH)

Cathal Daniels riding Rioghan Rua (ISH)

Nicola Ennis riding Westwinds Jack of Hearts (ISH)

Niall Griffin riding Monarts Garrison Guy (ISH)

 

6 Year Old Horse and Rider Combinations

Aidan Keogh riding Pride of Tredstep (ISH)

Heidi Hamilton riding Dam Easy (ISH)

Terence White riding Garrybritt Tinkerbell (ISH)

 

The Chef d’Equipe for the team will be Janet Murray, while Horse Sport Ireland’s Show Jumping High Performance Coach Ian Fearon will also be travelling with the squad.

 

Breeding of Irish Sport Horses:

6 Year Olds:

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)

Garrybritt Tinkerbell (ISH) – 2008 bay mare by Ricardo Z (ZANG) out of Bali ML (TRAK), by Eichendorff (TRAK). Bred by Myrtle Lodge Stud, Co. Wicklow. Owner/Rider: Capt. Terence White (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)

 

7 Year Olds:

BGS Juicyfruit (ISH) – 2007 bay mare by Power Blade (TB) out of Emmas Courage (ISH), by Courage II (HOLST). Owner/Bred by Patrick Byrne, Co. Wexford. Rider: Maria Byrne (IRL)

Wasting Light (ISH) – 2007 chestnut gelding by Ghareeb (TB) out of Barnview Diamond (ISH), by Furisto’s Diamond (ISH). Bred by Patrick Jones, Co. Wexford. Owner: John Forde. Rider: Aoife Clark (IRL)

Rioghan Rua (ISH) – 2007 chestnut mare by Jack Of Diamonds (SWB) out of Highland Destiny (ISH), by Flagmount King (ID). Owner/Bred by Margaret Kinsella, Co. Galway. Rider: Cathal Daniels (IRL)

Westwinds Jack Of Hearts (ISH) – 2007 bay gelding by Touchdown (ISH) out of Westwinds Clover (ISH), by Porter Rhodes (TB). Owner/Bred by Alice Kehoe, Co. Wexford. Rider: Nicola Ennis (IRL)

Monarts Garrison Guy (ISH) – 2007 bay gelding by Garrison Royal (ISH) out of Garrison Tara (ISH), by Chacoa (HOLST). Bred by the late Charles Patterson, Laois. Owner: JS Bolger & Liam Griffin. Rider: Niall Griffin (IRL)