Irish-bred Eventers get off to a strong start in USA

In the opening weekend of international eventing competition Irish-bred horses had multiple top ten finishes. Securing the first international eventing win for an Irish-bred horse in 2023 was Corraghoe Brilliant (ISH) and American rider Ariel Grald on an impressive score of 24.8. The 8-year-old gelding by Tolan R (KWPN) out of Corraghoe Dreamer (ISH), by Lux Z (HANN), was bred by Cavan’s Patrick Smith. See below for the full list of Irish-bred Eventing results: Stable View, Aiken Opener HT, South Carolina (USA). January 20th – 22nd Open Preliminary B 5th Slieve Callan Alpha (ISH) – 2013 gelding by Porsch (BWP) out of Gi Miz Minx (ISH) by Courage II (HOLST). Breeder: Niamh Tottenham, Co Clare. Rider: Alyssa Peterson (USA) 34.7, 0, 34.8 = 69.5. Preliminary Rider 4th Fernhill Final Cavalier (ISH)[AKA Greenacres Cavalier Boy] – 2014 gelding by Cavalier Royale (HOLST) out of Greenacres Quality (ISH) by OBOS Quality 004 […]

Irish-bred Eventers get off to a strong start in USA
In the opening weekend of international eventing competition Irish-bred horses had multiple top ten finishes. Securing the first international eventing win for an Irish-bred horse in 2023 was Corraghoe Brilliant (ISH) and American rider Ariel Grald on an impressive score of 24.8. The 8-year-old gelding by Tolan R (KWPN) out of Corraghoe Dreamer (ISH), by Lux Z (HANN), was bred by Cavan’s Patrick Smith. See below for the full list of Irish-bred Eventing results: Stable View, Aiken Opener HT, South Carolina (USA). January 20th – 22nd Open Preliminary B 5th Slieve Callan Alpha (ISH) – 2013 gelding by Porsch (BWP) out of Gi Miz Minx (ISH) by Courage II (HOLST). Breeder: Niamh Tottenham, Co Clare. Rider: Alyssa Peterson (USA) 34.7, 0, 34.8 = 69.5. Preliminary Rider 4th Fernhill Final Cavalier (ISH)[AKA Greenacres Cavalier Boy] – 2014 gelding by Cavalier Royale (HOLST) out of Greenacres Quality (ISH) by OBOS Quality 004 […]