The picturesque Forth Mountain, located close to Barntown, owned by James O’Connor, hosted the second leg of Young Event Horse Series on Tuesday.
Jason Higgins qualified another horse for the YES final for this year’s Dublin Horse Show, Inspector Harry (ISH), a 4yo gelding, by Harlequin du Carel (SF), was purchased as a 3yo from Seamus Drea. Alice Martin Jones, took the mount on the day, originally from Shropshire, in the UK, she is based with Jason, in Davidstown, for the last two years.
David Furlong’s, Thistletown Oldrock Cloe (ISH), a mare by the thoroughbred stallion, Pointilliste, out of a Master Imp, also qualified in the 4yo section to book her ticket for this year’s Dublin Horse Show.
Greenhall Grainuaile (ISH), bred over the border, in Tinahely, County Wicklow, ridden by Sarah Ennis, booked their Dublin spot in the 5yo section, earlier this year she won the Stepping Stones League at Wexford Equestrian.
4 year old
Inspector Harry (ISH) Bay Gelding by Harlequin du Carel (SF) out of Clondrinagh Inspector (ISH) by Tinaranas Inspector (WESTF) ridden by Alice Martin Jones, owned by Jason Higgins and bred by Anne Marie Meere
Thistletown Oldrock Cloe (ISH) Bay Mare by Pointilliste (TB) out of Oldrock Impress (ISH) by Master Imp (TB) owned and ridden by David Furlong bred by Don Coen
GHS Calexico (ISH) Bay Mare by Van Gogh (KWPN) out of Penhalgion Cairo (AES) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST) ridden by Colin Halliday owned by G.H.S and bred by Leanne Marshall
Reenmore Riley (ISH) Bay Gelding by OBOS Quality (OLD) out of Harlequin Night (ISH) by Harlequin du Carel (SF) ridden by Alice Copithorne owned and bred by Maura Crowley.
Tullibards Chance Taken (ISH) Bay Mare by Tullibards Bennys Legacy (OLD) out of Tullibards Most Wanted (ISH) by Ricardo Z (Zang) ridden by Jennifer Kuehnle, bred and owned by Hans-Juergen Kuehnle
5 year old
Greenhall Grainuaile (ISH) Grey Mare by Frankfort Boy (TB) out of Greenhall Indicator (ISH) by Limmerick (HOLST) Ridden by Sarah Ennis, owned by Joan O ‘Connor and bred by Derry Rothwell
Top Notch Sportsfield (ISH) Chestnut Mare by Vancouver (KWPN) out of Ballinamonapark Honey (ISH) by Iroko (WESTF) ridden and owned by Paul Donovan bred by Vahe Bogossian
Crown Cruise (ISH) Grey Gelding by Loughehoe Guy (ISH) out of Crown Cruiser (ISH) by Cruising (ISH)(TIH). Ridden by Daisy Duggan owned by Evelyn O’Neill bred by Patrick Casey
Sportsfield True Delight (ISH) Bay Gelding by Porsch (BWP) out of Tattygare Golden Delight (ISH) by Euphemism (TB) ridden and owned by Paul Donovan, bred by John James Hurst
Ballycreen The Kings General (ISH) Bay Gelding by Kings Master (ISH) out of Ballycreen Anouschka (ISH) by Orbis (TB) ridden by Emma Jackson owned by Lawrence Patterson and bred by David ASP Cosby