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Broderick won the four-year- old championship with BP Castlefield (ISH), a horse he owns jointly Ger O’Neil. BP Castlefield is by Luidam, a five-star stallion under the Irish Sport horse classifica- tion system, and the dam Wendoliene (Darco) has...
With Beezie Madden in the saddle, Breitling LS (Quintero - Armonia La Silla x Acord II) has won the 2018 World Cup Final in Paris in superb style. But, she knew she’d been in a fight, having faulted for...
to try out Oldenburg sport horses that will be offered in Vechta this coming weekend. On April 7, the 88th Elite Auction will offer around 45 first-class horses for dressage and showjumping. Among the lots are licensed stallions, champion...

Clinton influences BWP

BELGIUM (by Jo de Roo) The Belgian stallion approvals season is over, with BWP approving 43 out of 140 candidates (30%). Overall, several approved stallions have very good showjumping qualities, we saw the very great influence of progenitor Clinton,...
INTERNATIONAL (by Aurélie Covini) The supply of horses for auction continues to grow, thanks to various online platforms that now offer sales very regularly. In this first quarter of the year, the number of horses sold at auction has...

High standard for HSI

IRELAND (by Susan Finnerty) Nine years after Horse Sport Ireland (HSI) introduced their continental-style stallion inspections, the consensus was that this year’s inspections yielded the best overall standard to date. And while Irish breeders have started the slow, painstaking...