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Irish Horse Board Spring Stallion Inspections

The Irish Horse Board Spring stallion inspections were held in Cavan Horse Marketing Centre from Monday 8th March to Thursday 11th March and again on Monday 15th March.
A total of 66 stallions were presented for inspection and 20 stallions were selected for performance testing.
The following gives a breakdown of the breeds of stallions inspected and selected for performance testing:
*With full pedigree recorded that are were eligible for selection for performance testing A number of other Irish Sport Horses with full or partial pedigree were also inspected. These stallions were not eligible for performance testing.

Two thoroughbred stallions were inspected and both were approved subject to x-rays taken at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in UCD.
• Sovereign Water (TB) 1986, by Gay Mecene (USA) (TB) out of Paddle (FR) (TB) by Jim French (TB)
• Elmhurst Boy (TB) 1996 by Merdon Melody out of Young Whip (TB) by Bold Owl (TB)

One Riding Pony was approved:
• Father Peter 1997, by Spring Con (CP) out of Orleans Holiday (CP) by New Beginning (CP)

The following Irish Sport Horses were selected for performance testing:
1.Cara Touch 2001, by Touchdown (ISH) out Cara Pandora (ISH) by Flagmount Diamond (RID)
2. Creevagh Into Touch 2001, by Touchdown (ISH) out of Joes Lurgan Lady (ISH) by Flagmount Diamond (RID)
3. Countrymans Crested 2000, by Sea Crest (RID) out of Under Statement Two (ISH) by Ok Hiro (USA) (TB)
4. Beowulf 1999, by Cruising (ISH) out of Loughtown Laura (KWPN) by L. Ronald (KWPN)
5. Wing Commander 1999, by Cruising out of It’s an Ology (RID) by Pride of Shaunlara (RID)
6. Captain Showtime 2000, by Captain Clover out of Briar Rose Cat (ISH) by Ard Allez Cat (TB)
7. Leitrim Aldatus K 2001, by Aldatus Z (Old) out of French Kill (ISH) by Leabeg

The following Irish Draught Horses were selected for performance testing:
1. Nottingham Forest 2000, by Grey Macha (RID) out of Broomfield Diamond (RID) by Rakish Paddy (RID)
2. Roscrimmon Robusticus 2000, by Castana (RID) out of Western Dawn (RID) by Western Light
3. Lassban Cedar View 2000, by Carrabawn View (RID) out of Cedar’s Girl (RID) by Uibh Fhaili ‘81
4. Red John 2001, by Grosvenor Lad (RID) out of Lough Lady (RID) by Ginger Dick (RID)
5. Diamond Design 2001, by Naldo (RID) out of Keadys Queen (RID) by Flagmount Diamond
6. Terenure Lad 1998, by Silver Granite (RID) out of Fast Princess (RID) by Knockboy Hero (RID)
7. Deise King by Glenlara (GB) (RID) out of Glounathnaw Heart by Mountain View (RID)
8. Kilnagralta Failte Flagmount 2001, by Flagmount King (RID) out of Welcome (RID) by Legaun Prince (RID)
9. Star Supreme 1999, by Grosvenor Lad (RID) out of Ballaghmore Gold (RID) Silverstone (RID)

The following Foreign Bred Sport Horses were selected for performance testing:
1. Creevagh Camiro De Haar Z (Zang) 2000, by Chellano out of Nemira De Haar
2. Sekio (Holst) 2001, by Acorado out of Kira by Coronado
3. Fab Lanus (BSW) 2000, by Grannus First Class out of Landgraefin
4. Shannondale Sarco St Gyvan (BWP) 2001, by Darco oug of M. Scarletter Van Het Merrveld by Voltaire


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