and Team success for Irish Eventers
Weston CCI** event last week, October 9th to 12th was won by the
Irish Sport Horse Simply Samuel, ridden for Great Britain by Julie
Over the same weekend in the Netherlands, the Military Boekelo CCI***
team event was won by Ireland. Two Irish Sport horses formed half
of the successful team, Star Dance (ISH) ridden by Susan Shortt
and Glencara (ISH) ridden by Louisa Clarke.
In Showjumping, Lt. David OBrien (IRL) was highly ranked in
numerous classes at the Helsinki, Finland CSI W (October 17th- 19th).
He won Saturdays 1m40 HBL Classic class with Lismore Clover (ISH)
aswell as the Reporanka Trophy Puissance class with Cruise Hill
(ISH). He was also placed second riding Lismore Clover (ISH) in
Helsinki Horse Show Trophy class. Thats Life (ISH) ridden
by Michel Hecart (FRA) also competed at Helsinki, coming third in
Saturdays HBL Classic class and fifth in Sundays 1m40 Tapiola Agria
Small Tour Final.
Breeding of the above Irish Sport Horses
Simply Samuel ~ 1995 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Cavalier
Star Dance ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse mare by Im a Star
(TB), out of Connemaras Problem
(ISH), by Western Problem (TB), bred by Enda Craig, Carnagarve,
Moville, Co. Donegal.
Cruise Hill ~ 1991 Irish Sport Horse mare by Cruising (ISH),
out of Breffni Clover (AID), by Clover Hill (RID), bred by Tony
Murtagh, Doon, Virginia, Co. Cavan.
Lismore Clover ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse mare by Cloverhill
(RID), out of Lismore Lyric (ISH), by Holmacre (TB), bred by Dr.
Patrick ONeill, Primrose Hill, Muckross, Donegal Town, Co.
Thats Life ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Clover
Fields (ISH), out of Classy Madame (TB), by Ozymandias (TB) bred
by Con Ryan, The Abbey, Templemore, Co.