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ISH 2024 stallion selections feature special HSI presentation

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Sligo Candy Boy (ISH) being officially approved by the Irish Sport Horse Studbook at the Approval Ceremony

By Horse Sport Ireland / AES
Photography: SportFot; Laurence Dunne/JumpInAction

At the 2024 Irish Sport Horse Stallion Selections on March 22 at Cavan Equestrian Centre, Horse Sport Ireland formally presented 10 previously approved stallions with an official Approval Ceremony to recognise their achievement.

These stallions had earned their full approval either through their own performance as part of the Stage 3 assessment of the Irish Sport Horse Studbook, or through the performance of their progeny in competition.
For stallions who have met the veterinary requirements of the ISH Studbook, performance stallions can be approved based on meet at least one of the following performance criteria:
• Have jumped four double clear rounds at National Grand Prix or two double clear rounds at International Level CSI2* (minimum height 1m40) or above, or the equivalent in eventing or dressage;
OR
• Have produced two progeny that have each jumped two double clear rounds at National Grand Prix or two double clear rounds at International Level CSI2* (minimum height 1m40) or above, or the equivalent in eventing or dressage.
The 10 stallions awarded with their official Approval Ceremony were as follows:
• Captain Caruso (ISH),
• CC Captain Cruise (ISH)[TIH],
• Chalypso (OS),
• Democrat (ISH)[TIH],
• DS Ballagh Bouncer (IDC1),
• Lagans OBOS Quality (ISH),
• Numero Cruise (ISH),
• Rincoola Babog (ISH),
• Sligo Candy Boy (ISH),
• Z7 Ascot (ISH).

Captain Caruso (ISH)

Captain Caruso (ISH) is a bay son of Captain Clover (ISH)[TIH] out of Chantel S (DR) by Caruso (Holst). Bred by Charles Hanley in Co. Mayo, this 2006 stallion was ridden by Charles’ son Cormac internationally... To read the complete article you need to be a subscriber
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