Amos (Cavalier Royale - Killestry Pride x Ballinvella xx, bred by Patrick Daly) who had an outstanding sport career (1m60) under the saddle of American Rich Fellers

Over the past few years, in analyzing the jumping bloodlines of the Irish horses that are qualifying for the FEI-WBFSH World Breeding Championship for Young Horses in Lanaken, one name is returning over and over again: the Holsteiner bred stallion Cavalier Royale (Cor de la Bryère - Ligustra x Liguster, Stamm 474A). Bred by Manfred and Anke Johannsen, Cavalier Royale was the first Holsteiner to be imported to Ireland, so what is the story behind this ever popular stallion?