Select TIHA Hunter Show and Go sale a great success

The 5th TIHA Hunter Show and Go sale which took place at Mullingar Equestrian Centre showcased a fine selection of well-produced Traditional bred Irish Hunters.

Commenting on the day, Olive Broderick said "Following on the Traditional Irish Horse debate I was at the TIHA select hunter sale yesterday in Mullingar Equestrian.
I have to say I was really impressed with the sale, beautiful facilities to show and try the horses, the professional turn out and production by all the vendors.
The horses for sale were a mix of Irish Draught, TB and Connemara.
Interestingly almost all vet certs were 100% clean.

There was great demand for a good stamp of an Irish hunter, with prices very strong for almost all.
If the horse went well, was honest and straightforward (trademark Irish horse!) and forgiving of rider error there was any amount of buyers at good money.
I think the top lot was sold for €14,000
My point is that most of these horses were a long way from a GP jumper, yet the owners who produced them well for a specific job (and mostly by rider owners) kept costs low, enjoyed the production and have a great market through this sale.
I think we all know this fact, and it’s very positive for the traditional Breeders.
Well done to the traditional association."

TIHA 5th Annual “Show & Go” Horses For Auction

 

 

 

 

 

TIHA 5th Annual "Show & Go"
Mullingar Equestrian Centre
Tuesday 4 September
Showing of Horses @ 11.00 am
Auction @ 1.30 pm

Horses were selected by an expert panel to ensure a quality product with recorded pedigree. The show
offers buyers assurances that they are buying a genuine well produced Traditional Irish Horse.

Lot No 1, TINRAHER CLOVER, Grey Gelding, 16.3 hh, b 2011
Sire: Clover Brigade, Dam: Lucky Mermaid, Sire of Dam: Prospect Pride
“Hunted and jumped at local shows, lovely athletic horse with a light step. Super jumper and may be a
Masters horse.” Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

Lot No 2, EDGEWATER TWILIGHT, Grey Gelding, 16 hh, b 2013
Sire: Hillview Farm Superstar, Dam: Mongorry Aoife, Sire of Dam: Bobin
“Full Irish Draught. Hunted all last season with the North Galways. Very brave and honest. Competed in
Hunter Trials and cross-country events.” Vices/Faults/Injuries “Superficial scar on near hind leg.”

Lot No 3, COOLROE MASTER LOUIS, Brown Gelding, 17.1 hh, b 2014
Sire: Golden Master, Dam: Silverback Diamond, Sire of Dam: Huntingfield Rebel
Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

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Lot No 4, WELCOME JACK DIAMOND, Chestnut Gelding, 168 cm, b 2012
Sire: Welcome Diamond (ID), Dam: Mounteenlass (ID), Sire of Dam: Penmerryls Rhthym and Blues (ID)
“Has hunted 2 seasons and hunter trialled. Has shown in heavy weight hunter classes and working
hunter classes this season. Has been ridden by multiple riders (x3). Easy to clip, shoe, load, etc.”
Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

Lot No 5, CARRICK AGAIN BOY, Brown Gelding, 17 hh, b 2013
Sire: Carrick Diamond Again, Dam: Carrick Cruising Jane, Sire of Dam: Cruising
“5yr old Gelding. This smashing looking gelding has done a full season's hunting with the hunts-master
and has good experience cross country. He has plenty of scope and a great step. He is a brave and
honest horse. Very sensible with plenty of ability. Lovely temperment. His sire is three part brother to
Carrick Diamond Lad. Quiet to shoe, box, load and in traffic. No Vices/Faults/Injuries”

Lot No 6, NOCTORS FLIGHT, Bay Gelding, 168 cm, b 2012
Sire: Tara Flight, Dam: Tara Poppy, Sire of Dam: Nigrasine
“Winner of young horse class. Hunted 2 seasons. Competed in Riding Club and Pony Club. Hacks out
alone or in Company. Easy to shoe, load and clip.” Vices/Faults/Injuries “No vices/Faults/Injuries”

Lot No 7, LACKYLE EXECUTIVE DECISION, Grey Gelding, 168 cm, b 2012
Sire: Clooneen Sea King, Dam: Offaly Girl, Sire of Dam: Uibh Fhaile 81
“Full Irish Draught gelding bred and produced by the owner. Half Brother to Honourable Intent winner
at Dublin Horse Show 2018. Has been placed and won in numerous working hunter and performance
Irish draught classes. Has hunted with the Galway Blazers, done cross country, riding club and
unaffiliated showjumping. Some of his recent placings include the Royal Dublin Horse Show 2018, TIHA
Speed Derby 2018, working hunter Limerick Show 2018, and Winner working hunter Ardrahan show
2018. Forward going, loves to jump, good temperament, good stable manner, lovely paces, complete all
rounder. Quiet to shoe, box, clip and in traffic.” Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

Lot No 8, GLEANN RUA GATSBY, Grey Gelding, 16.3 hh, b 2013
Sire: Cappa Cassanova, Dam: Gleann Rua Times, Sire of Dam: Welcome Flagmount
“This is a very talented horse with lovely movement and scopey jump. He has been ridden sidesaddle.
He has a lovely temperament and is easy to work with. Placed 4th at RDS 2018 in his Hunter division, 4th
Balmoral 2018 Working Hunter, 5th RDS 2017 Working Hunter. Many Ridden Hunter class wins. Hunted
with The Galway Blazers 2017 and 2018. Hunter trialed and winter leagued. Lovely temperament, very
easy ride and work with.” Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

Lot No 9, SKYZABLAZE, Bay Gelding, 16.2 hh, b 2013
Sire: Dazzling Blaze (TB), Dam: Courtnacuddy Diamond (ISH), Sire of Dam: Caltra Sky Diamond (ISH)
“Hunted last season with the Scarteen Black and Tans including whipping in. Competed this spring at
Eventing Ireland intro level with placings. This summer has also been ridden at Pony Club camp by a
teenager.”

 

Lot No 10, ALBERTS ECHO, Bay Gelding, 172 cm, b 2011
Sire: Clover Echo, Dam: Tynagh Annie, Sire of Dam: Able Albert
“A true example of a traditional Irish horse. Has hunted with the South Tyrone Foxhounds, also show
jumped and evented successfully. Nice sensible horse, easy to handle.” Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

Lot No 11, BLACK CLOVER KING, Chestnut Gelding, 16 hh, b 2014
Sire: Black and Amber King, Dam: Black Clover Lass, Sire of Dam: Black Walter
“Competed at numerous show jumping competitions this year. Excellent at Cross Country and Hunter
Trials. Would make a top eventer. Great mind and a lovely horse to work with.”
Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

Lot No 12, MILLS, Bay Mare, 16 hh, b 2012
Sire: Mr Clover, Dam: Dermies Lass, Sire of Dam: Not Recoreded
“Snaffle mouthed, hunted with the Scarteens for two seasons, goes first or last. Has been hired out.”
Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

Lot No 13, TED, White Gelding, 17 hh, b 2010
Sire: Windgap Blue, Dam: Sunny Ridge Cross, Sire of Dam: Fast Silver
“Ted has hunted for three seasons, hunted by a girl, hired & whipped in to hounds. Lovely, easy horse
with exceptional footwork on a bank. Good to shoe, box, clip and ride. Will hack out alone and in
company.” Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

Lot No 14, EMERALD DELIGHT, Grey Gelding, 16.1 hh, b 2014
Sire: Builders Delight, Dam: True Delight, Sire of Dam: Loughehoe Guy
“A super straight forward gelding, very eye catching, has loads of ability, been lightly schooled
showjumping, x-country and on the flat. Plenty of jump, loves to please, his Dam is a 2star event mare,
his Sire a performance Connemara stallion still competing. Not one to be missed.”
Vices/Faults/Injuries “He has no vices or faults.”

Lot No 15, KINGFISHER, Bay Gelding, 16.1 hh, b 2012
Sire: Chinook Eclipse, Dam: Barnahown Pearl, Sire of Dam: Mountain Pearl
“He has two seasons hunting done. A very gentle straight horse. Suitable for a lady. Very good jump.”
Vices/Faults/Injuries “He has no vices or faults”

Lot No 16, BLESSINGTON WILLIBE, Bay Gelding, 158 cm, b 2011
Sire: Mayfly Buzzer [CP], Dam: Blessington Jamie, Sire of Dam: Political Merger [TB]
“Has hunted for 3 seasons with the Carlow Farmers and Kilkenny hunt, Pony Clubbed, evented,
showjumped up to 1.10 unreg, competed in 4 RDS Small Event Horse Qualifiers. Easy to shoe, box, clip
and in traffic. Easy ride, snaffle mouth.” Vices/Faults/Injuries “Slight scar on far fore shin.”

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Lot No 17, SHARRAGH KYLEMORE SWATCH, Bay Gelding, 180 cm, b 2011
Sire: Watermill Swatch, Dam: Sharragh Rockhill Clover, Sire of Dam: Rockhill Clover
“Has recent SJI points at metre level, competed in open working hunter, placed in open xc with riding
club, season hunting with South Westmeaths. Serious candidate for big hedge country.”
Vices/Faults/Injuries “Slight fluid in hind fetlock, never affected performance. Not a novice ride.”

Lot No 18, CROSS OVER, Chestnut Gelding, 16.2 hh, b 2013
Sire: Crosstown Dancer (ID), Dam: Fox's Field (TB), Sire of Dam: Tagula (TB)
“Hunted for one season. Schooled well x-country. Hacks out alone or in company. Fit and ready to go.”

Lot No 19, PROSPECT MIST, Grey Gelding, 16.2 hh, b 2014
Sire: Dunbeggin Grey MIst, Dam: Lissyegan Princess, Sire of Dam: Shenandoah Prince Holly
“Full Irish Draught. Prospect Mist has hunted last season with the North Galway Foxhounds. He also
whipped in on 4 occasions. He is very mannerly on the hunting field and has no issue with hounds. Will
go in front or behind and never pulls. Has been hunted by a lady. Prospect Mist qualified for the 4 and 5
year old Performance Irish Draught class at the RDS last month. He was the only 4 year old to jump a
clear round and the only 4 year old to get called back for the top 5 line up. He was placed 4th overall. He
was also placed 4th in the working hunter class in Mullingar in his first ever competition. Quiet to shoe,
box, clip and in traffic. Fully vaccinated.” Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

Lot No 20, FORESTVIEW SILVER JOY, Grey Gelding, 15 hh, b 2010
Sire: Glenayre Silver Fox, Dam: Glenkeen Joy, Sire of Dam: Ashfield Jovial Joker
“Hunted with The Galway Blazers. Winter leagued and Hunter Trialled.”
Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

Lot No 21, MOORESFORT HOWDY LAD, Grey Gelding, 16.2 hh, b 2014
Sire: Tayari, Dam: Growhowdy Rose Lady, Sire of Dam: Duleek Hero
“Hunted with the Scarteens. Has been to a few training show. Snaffle mouth.”
Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

Lot No 22, JUDY, Bay Mare, 16.2 hh, b 2014
Sire: Steppe Dancer, Dam: Abbeylands Lady, Sire of Dam: Carrickrock Close Shave
Vices/Faults/Injuries “none”

Lot No 23, HANDSOME MAN, Grey Gelding, 16.2 hh, b 2011
Sire: Gentle Diamond (ID), Dam: Turloughmore Queen (ID), Sire of Dam: Finns Clover Inn (ID)
“Handsome is a big old style Irish draught gelding that has 3 seasons hunting done with various packs.
Mainly the Galway Blazers and the Golden Vale Foxhounds. He is good with hounds and will stand at the
meet and a check with no fuss. He has been hunted by both ladies and gentlemen. He has been on many
treks and hacks throughout his life and takes everything in his stride. A gentlemen in his own right who
schools lightly in the ring and pops a decent coloured pole.”

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Lot No 24, THE MISSIONER, Bay Gelding, 170 cm, b 2013
Sire: Ould Times, Dam: Toms Golden Girl, Sire of Dam: I'm a Star
“Big easy horse that hunted last season and has competed in unaffiliated jump cross leagues, he is
currently cub hunting at present.”

Lot No 25, LAUGHTONS NICE GUY, Grey Gelding, 16.2 hh, b 2012
Sire: Laughtons Flight, Dam: Own Peacock, Sire of Dam: Desert Night (TB)
“Marty has 2 seasons completed with the Duhallow Foxhounds. He has hunted up front with the
huntsman or with the rest of the field. He hunted with Scarteen Hunt & Old Mill Foxhounds on occasion.
Brave to cross country & always ridden in a snaffle, he has won numerous Hunter Trials & competed at
training shows. He has been schooled well over cross country fences and is ready to go. Nice jump and
will excel in any equestrian sport.” Vices/Faults/Injuries “None.”

Lot No 26, ANNI FLAGMOUNT, Grey Gelding, 17 hh, b 2013
Sire: Welcome Emperor (ID), Dam: Cloonacastle Countess (RID), Sire of Dam: Grey Macha (ID)
“RDS Performance Irish Draught Winner 2018. Has hunted for one season (whipped in, and in the field)
with the Scarteen Black and Tans. Lightly shown; working hunter/performance classes. incl: winner of
the Novice working hunter at Tattersalls summer show. First and second in qualifying rounds for the
RDS. Has competed at unaffiliated horse trials.”

Lot No 27, UNNAMED, Grey Gelding, 15.2 hh, b 2014
Sire: Rebel Flagmount, Dam: Spring Vale Countess, Sire of Dam: Castana
“Full Irish Draught. Has hunted with the North Galway Foxhounds last season. Has competed at training
shows and hunter trialled. Lovely gelding to work with. Doesn't pull and always waits his turn. Goes in
front or behind on the hunting field. Will hack along or in company, Quiet to shoe, box, clip and ride in
traffic.” Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

Lot No 28, NETHERCROSS TAYLOR, Bay Gelding, 158 cm, b 2014
Sire: Killcotton Cross, Dam: Nethercross Tally, Sire of Dam: Not Recorded
“4 year old, has hunted and is schooling around a course of fences at 80/90cm.”
Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

Lot No 29, GRACE MURPHY, Grey Gelding, 16 hh, b 2013
Sire: Rebel Flagmount, Dam: Springvale Pride, Sire of Dam: Carrickcross Close Shave
“3rd Balmoral 2018 Performance Irish Draught. Qualified for RDS 2018 Performance Irish Draught. Has
also won many Hunter classes this summer including 1st place Claremorris Ridden Hunter, 1st place
Mount Briscoe Ridden Hunter. Hunted with The Galway Blazers. Winter leagued and Hunter Trialled. He
has also been ridden sidesaddle.” Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

Lot No 30, HEATHER, Bay Mare, 16.1 hh, b 2013
Sire: Well Chosen, Dam: Tynagh Glory, Sire of Dam: Flagmount King
“Hunted with the Scarteens for two season. Snaffle mouth. Has been to a few training shows.”
Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

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Lot No 31, ZACH ATTACK, Grey Gelding, 158 cm, b 2014
Sire: Baltydaniel Dawn ID, Dam: Rose Of Aranmore ID, Sire of Dam: Cappa Cochise ID
“Zach has hunted one full season with the Killinick Harriers. Has done some showjumping over the
summer as well as competing in two performance Irish draught qualifiers. A genuinely quiet gelding that
was very straightforward out hunting.”

Lot No 32, RIVER MIST, Grey Mare, 16.1 hh, b 2010
Sire: Golden River, Dam: Russian Mosque, Sire of Dam: Moscow Society
“Hunted, Evented, Riding Club, Hacks alone or in company. Quiet natured.” Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

Lot No 33, TINRAHER PRINCE, Brown Gelding, 17 hh, b 2013
Sire: Watermill Swatch, Dam: Tinraher Mermaid, Sire of Dam: Woodland Boy
“Hunted and competed at local shows. Placed in the 5yr old hunter class at the Limerick show. Good
looking horse, honest and straight forward to ride with a lovely temperament.”

Lot No 34, ROBUSTICUS EMPERESS, Chestnut Mare, 16 hh, b 2008
Sire: Rockrimmon Robusticus, Dam: Dangan Emperess, Sire of Dam: Pride of Toames
“Fully approved Class 1 Irish Draught mare. Hunted for many seasons with North Galways. Honest and
esay mare. Has competed at training shows and Hunter Trialled.” Vices/Faults/Injuries “None”

Lot No 35, CASANOVA PADDY, Grey Gelding, 16.1 hh, b 2012
Sire: Cappa Casanova, Dam: Haven Silver, Sire of Dam: Fast Silver
“Very good looking horse that has whipped in hounds for two seasons. Also hunted back the field with a
lady rider. Was shown under saddle this year and won at three shows.”

Lot No 36, UNNAMED, Chestnut Filly, 16.2 hh, b 2014
Sire: Near Dock, Dam: Countess of Lisduff , Sire of Dam: Merry Mate

 

CONDITIONS OF SALE

Sales are held subject to the following conditions.
These conditions form the basis of the Contract between the Purchaser and Vendor.
1. Any dispute arising out of a sale of any Lot in accordance with these conditions of sale shall be in
dispute between Vendor and Purchaser and in no circumstances shall Mullingar Equestrian Horse Sales
Ltd and/or our Auctioneer and/or the Traditional Irish Horse Association be liable to either party in
connection with such dispute.
2. Purchasers are advised and requested to inspect each lot prior to purchase as animals will be SOLD AS
SEEN. The purchaser has the option, at the fall of the hammer, to request that animal be vetted. The lot
must be presented to the vet within 30 minutes thereafter.
3. Each lot is sold under the Conditions of Sale, unless otherwise specified by the auctioneer on the day
of the sale. There is no term implied that any lot is of merchantable quality or is fit for training or any
particular purpose.
4. Purchasers must ensure that the Vendor's approval is obtained before a Veterinary Inspection is
made. ALL LOTS ARE SOLD AS SEEN subject to the Conditions of Sale of Mullingar Equestrian Horse Sales
Ltd.
5. The vendor is responsible for the accuracy of all information concerning the Pedigree, description and
health of a Lot.
6. The Vendor is obliged to disclose all past history of the animal in relation to unsoundness, ailments,
vices etc. Any lot which is a crib-biter or wind sucker, has been unnerved, is an established weaver,
established box-walker, or has been tubed or otherwise operated on for unsoundness in wind or has
shown any evidence of sweet itch or any vice whatsoever must be declared as such by the Vendor.
7. Neither Mullingar Equestrian Horse Sales Ltd or the Traditional Irish Horse Association shall be in any
way held responsible for the description of any Lot.
8. Neither Mullingar Equestrian Horse Sales Ltd or the Traditional Irish Horse Association shall accept
responsibility for loss or damage suffered or incurred by any person while attending their sales through
death, disease, accident or any other cause whatsoever and whether to himself, his animals, his
property or other property.
9. Mullingar Equestrian Horse Sales Ltd reserve the right to prohibit the entry to this premises any
animal which is suspected to be suffering from a contagious disease.
10. No animals will be permitted entry to sales ground on day of sale without a passport.
11. Animals not entered in catalogue are not permitted in sales grounds.
12. It is a condition of entering an animal in the sales that all animals entered are put through the sales
ring and that vendors state a maximum reserve price to the auctioneers on the morning of the sales.
Any lots not sold in the ring and sold subsequently in a private sale outside the ring must be notified
immediately to the sales office. Animals entered in the catalogue and advertised for sale by Mullingar
Equestrian Horse Sales Ltd may not be sold by the vendor before the auction of that lot.
13. Riders attending the sales to display or try out a lot whether it be as owner, for owner or as
purchaser or for purchaser should be of a capable standard, follow all safety rules of practice and
showing arena, adhere to the advice of safety stewards and agents of Mullingar Equestrian Horse Sales
Ltd in the interest of their own personal safety as this practice is taken solely at the riders' own risk.

 

14. Riders must wear correct protective clothing including safety helmet.
15. A purchaser shall furnish his name and address to the Auctioneers immediately after the Lot is
knocked down, and shall immediately pay the purchase price, by CASH or CREDIT / DEBIT CARD.
Cheques will not be accepted unless agreed with management prior to the sale.
16. All sales are subject to the addition of VAT at the prescribed rates (default rate 9%)
17. Should the purchase price not be paid then the Auctioneers may at their discretion put up the Lot for
Auction and re-sell it.
18. A Lot shall be at the Vendor's risk while on the property of Mullingar Equestrian Horse Sales Ltd
provided however that where such a Lot has been sold it shall be at the Purchasers risk from the fall of
the hammer, or from the time of sale if sold privately.
19. A Lot purchased shall be removed from Mullingar Equestrian Horse Sales Ltd premises not later than
the evening of the sale of the day of purchase.
20. All animals remain the property of the vendor until paid in full.
21. It is the vendor’s responsibility to ensure that payment for animals has been lodged in office before
he/she leaves the sales.
22. Any person engaged to bring and take away a Lot shall do so at the cost and risk in all respect of the
owner of such Lot.
23. Neither Mullingar Equestrian Horse Sales Ltd or the Traditional Irish Horse Association or the
Auctioneer shall be liable for any statement made in this catalogue or from the Rostrum, concerning a
Lot listed for sale, nor for any Description, Pedigree or Warranty expressed or implied on its behalf, such
information being supplied by the Vendor who alone is responsible for the accuracy.
24. Money shall not be paid to the Vendor of any Lot unless the Lot is cleared by the Purchaser.
25. Payment to the Vendor will be made 10 working days after the day of the sale in respect of those
animals where payment has been received.
26. No entries shall be accepted unless accompanied by the appropriate entry fee.
27. Sales entry fees are non refundable.
28. All animals must be haltered, managed, showed and led by a capable person aged 16 years or over.
29. All stallions and colts over 2 years must be shown in a bridle.
30. Catalogue placings are strictly on first come first served basis.
31. Commission of 3% of the sale price will be chargeable to the vendor. Commission of 6% will be
chargeable to the purchaser.
32. CHEQUES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED as payment, unless agreed in advance of sale with management.
33. PAYMENT BY CASH, VISA DEBIT CARD, VISA/CREDIT CARDS OR BANK TRANSFER ONLY.
34. Visa/Credit Cards and non-ROI Debit Cards are subject to a 2.5% surcharge.
35. ROI Personal Debit Card transactions are subject to a surcharge of 1.0%.
36. A PASS-OUT must be obtained from the main office prior to an animal being removed from the
complex.
37. Our safety officers and stewards are here to help us all have a safe day. Please obey them. Your
children are your responsibility and must be kept under supervision by a parent or guardian at all times.

Winner of T.I.H.A. Limerick Matron

Winner of T.I.H.A. Limerick Matron was John Roche with Assagert Mistress 8yr m Bay S.Kings Master.D.Assagert Millinuim.

Judges: Mr Michael MacEwan and Mr George Chapman.
Photo Credit: Catherine Power

T.I.H.A. & Mullingar Equestrian Centre Hunter Show & Go Tuesday 4th. September 2018

T.I.H.A. & Mullingar Equestrian Centre Hunter Show & Go Tuesday 4th. September 2018 

Showing of Horses at 11am with the auction of Traditional Irish Horses auction at 1.30pm

 

 

 

Dear All,

We are delighted to welcome you to our 5th. T.I.H.A. Hunter Show & Go Sale.

Please note the following :

  1. It is advised that all horses be on site in Mullingar Equestrian Centre before 9.30am on Tuesday 4th. September. If you wish to travel up the evening before stabling will be provided on request. This can be arranged by contacting Mulllingar Equestrian Centre directly.
  2. On arrival, horses must report to the office with (a) Horses Pass Port (b) Veterinary Certificate – without both of these documents horses cannot be included in the sale.
  3. Riders are advised to wear full hunting gear & horses must be turned out to a high standard.
  4. 4. Once your horse has been selected for the sale, under NO circumstances can he/she be sold prior to the sale, anyone in breach of this ruling will not be accepted in any future T.I.H.A. Sales.
  5. It is hoped to have the first horse on the track at 11.am.. Horses will run in strict numerical order for the jumping phase & the auction. No exceptions. ! Every effort will be made to accommodate riders who have multiple rides provided you inform us on the ‘acceptance form’ .
  • Owners must select a Veterinary Surgeon of their choice from the Veterinary Panel provided below.

T.I.H.A. / Mullingar Veterinary Panel 2018

  • Pat Maher, Kedrah House, Cahir , Co. Tipperary  052/7441790
  • Bill Murphy & Mr. Liam Flynn, Ballybrown Veterinary Clinic, Ballybrown, Clarina, Co. Limerick. 061/353296
  • Mark Fagen, Derravarra Equine Clinic, Crooked Wood, , Co. Westmeath. 086/2734141
  • Con Kennedy, Rathoath, Veterinary Clinic, Co. Meath. 01 8256213
  • Felim Mac Eoin, Galway Equine Clinic, Kilcolgan, Co. Galway. 087/3976292
  • Justin Browne, Ballybrennan, Clonroche, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. 053/9247849
  • Conor O’ Brien, Shoulders Lane, Mallow , Co. Cork. 022/22340
  • Patrick O’ Hanlon, Laburnum Lodge, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois.   057/8731241

VET

Mr. J Tempany, Teireagh Vet Clinic, Dromore West, Co. Sligo Phone: 09647455

Mr. John Hyde, Tower Equine Clinic, Caherlag, Glanmire Co. Cork ; Phone 0214353358

Mr. David McCann, Mahonstown House Kells, Co. Meath ; Phone 046924641

Mr.P.J Basset, Parkview House, Moyresik Quin Co. Clare : Phone 065 6840555

T.I.H.A. & Mullingar Equestrian Centre have put a considerable amount of time & effort in to this initiative and we look forward to your co-operation on the day.

On behalf of the Traditional Irish Horse Association & Mullingar Equestrian Centre, we would like to wish you every success on the day and thank you for supporting our sale.

 

5th Hunter Show & Go – Entry forms available now

 

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Entry forms for selection dates are now available.

To download the entry form for selection days http://www.mullingarequestrian.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Selection-Day-Entry-Form-Show-Go-2018.pdf

To enter online for selection days http://www.mullingarequestrian.com/event-registration-2/?ee=160

Schedule of T.I.H.A. Classes for the Festival at Limerick Show August 26th 2018

TIHA Festival of Traditional Irish Breeding

Limerick Show SUNDAY 26th. August 2018

* If your animal is for sale please indicate on the entry form. Every effort will be made to include this information in the catalogue with all entries received on or before August 17th 2018.

Please Note – No continental breeding in animals pedigree for All T.I.H.A.   Classes ( 1 – 9)

Class 1 .   T.I.H.A. LIMERICK MATRON CHAMPIONSHIP

KINDLY SPONSORED BY: Mr. Jim Bolger

Open to :

Limerick Lady Qualifiers

  • Mares of Traditional Irish Breeding who have achieved Select/Premier Broodmare Status in the ISH Stud book
  • Thoroughbred Mares with National Hunt Pedigree, in foal or with a foal at foot by : (a) Approved Irish Sport Horse Stallions provided that such stallions are of Thoroughbred/ I.D. cross (b) Class 1. Connemara Pony Stallions (c) Class 1 , I.D. Stallions or Class 2   I.D. Stallions approved in the I.S.H. Stud Book.
  • Irish Draught Mares who have achieved Class 1, or R.I.D. status in the I.D. Horse Stud Book, aged 3 years old and over, PROVIDED that they are in foal to or have a foal at foot by : (a) Approved thoroughbred Stallions listed in the IHR                 (B) Approved Irish Sport Horse Stallions PROVIDED that such stallions are of Thoroughbred/I.D. cross                                      (c) Class 1. Connemara Pony Stallions

Conditions:

  1. For mares with foal at foot, covering details for 2017, signed and dated by the stallion owner, MUST be entered in the mare’s passport and available for inspection on show day.
  2. Mares without a foal at foot MUST have a current pregnancy certificate, signed and dated by a Veterinary Surgeon, together with a certificate of covering, signed and dated by the stallion owner available on show day for inspection.
  3. Failure to comply with these regulations with lead to disqualification

 

PRIZE FUND:

Champion €500 & the T.I.H.A. Perpetual Challenge Trophy, Reserve : €250 . 3rd. €150, 4th: €100

Best 3Yr. Old €100 ( if not the Champion or Reserve)

 

Best Turned Out Handler & Animal: €100

ENTRY FEE to Championship €20 - Closing Date August 17h.

 

Application Forms available from, The Limerick Show Office , The Race Course , Patrickswell, Co. Limerick. (061/355298) OR on line at   www.limerickshow.com or  www.tiha.ie

 

Class 2.    T.I.H.A. FOAL CHAMPIONSHIP

KINDLY SPONSORED BY : Mr. Jim Bolger

Entry Fee : €15  

For Foals at foot by:

  • Approved thoroughbred Stallions listed in the IHR           (B) Approved Irish Sport Horse Stallions PROVIDED that such stallions are of Thoroughbred/I.D. cross                                      (c) Class 1. Connemara Pony Stallions

FOALS MUST BE OUT OF PARTICIPANTS OF THE Limerick Matron Championship.

Prize Fund:

Best Filly : €150                    Reserve Filly : €75

Best Colt : €150                Reserve Colt: €75

 

Best overall foal will be awarded the Major Jed O Dwyer Perpetual Challenge Trophy

 

 

Class 4.    T.I.H.A. LIMERICK LADY CHAMPIONSHIP

Entry Fee €20

 

Conditions:

(a) For two year old Traditionally Bred Fillies, suitable for producing High Quality Traditionally Bred Sport Horses

(i. e. No continental breeding in their pedigrees)                                                                          

(b) Fillies must have been registered as foals in the I.H.R. as foals MUST be by :

Approved   :

Thoroughbred Stallions, Connemara Stallions, ISH Stallions, Irish Draught Stallions OR any cross of the aforementioned.

© Dams of the fillies must also be by the Stallions as above & registered in the I.H.R.

(d) All exhibitors must have their fillie’s passports available for inspection at the Qualifying show and at the Championship

(e) Entry fee to Qualifier €15, Entry fee to Championship €20

(f) Each filly selected at the qualifying shows is eligible to compete in the T.I.H.A. Limerick Lady Championship on

SUNDAY 26TH. AUGUST AT LIMERICK SHOW

 

PRIZE FUND:

Champion: €500 & the T.I.H.A. Perpetual Challenge Trophy, Reserve: €250, 3rd: €150, 4TH: €100

Best Turned Handler & Animal €100

Limerick Lady Qualifying Shows 2018       Charleville, Carnew,Cappamore, Cloghervalley, Bandon, Ballymoney, Midleton, Westport, Clonakilty, Loughrea, Kildysart, Gorey, Saintfield, Athlone, Mullingar, Bailieborough, Nenagh, Dunmanway, Clonmel

 

 

Class 5.        T.I.H.A.  Three Year Old     Traditionally Bred Potential Sport Horse Class (Shown in Hand)

 

KINDLY SPONSORED BY DEVENISH NUTRITION

 

Aim of Class:

To identify the highly desirable , good looking, saleable horse of Traditional Irish Breeding with potential for a variety of fields and to assist the breeders/trainers and producers to present their 3 Year Old animals to the best advantage for modern competitions and the market place.

Horses will be required to jump a fence on the lunge . ( Max Height 1m. approx. )

Prize Fund : 1st : €500 , 2nd €300, 3rd €200, 4th € 125, 5TH €100, 6TH €50

Best Turned Out Handler & Animal : €100

Entry Fee €20

A photocopy of the traditionally bred FULL pedigree must accompany the entry form and the fee

Passports MUST be available for inspection on show day

NO PASSPORT – NO SHOW!

 

Class 6 .    T.I.H.A. Four Year Old

Traditionally Bred Potential Sport Horse

KINDLY SPONSORED BY DEVENISH NUTRITION

Aim of Classes:

To identify the highly desirable , good looking, saleable horse of Traditional Irish Breeding with potential for a variety of fields and to assist the breeders/trainers and producers to present their 4 Year Old animals to the best advantage for modern competitions and the market place.

Horses will be required to jump a course of fences . (Height 1m. approx. )

Prize Fund :

1st : €500, 2nd €300, 3rd €150, 4th € 125, 5TH €100, 6TH €50  

 

Best Turned Out Rider & Horse €100

Entry Fee €20 –                                                                                     A photo copy of the traditionally bred FULL PEDIGREE must accompany the entry form and the fee. Passports MUST be available for inspection on show day.                                        NO PASSPORT – NO SHOW!

 

Class 7.     T.I.H.A. Five Year Old

Traditionally Bred Potential Sport Horse

KINDLY SPONSORED BY DEVENISH NUTRITION

Aim of Classes:

To identify the highly desirable , good looking, saleable horse of Traditional Irish Breeding with potential for a variety of fields and to assist the breeders/trainers and producers to present their 5 Year Old animals to the best advantage for modern competitions and the market place.

Horses will be required to jump a course of fences (Height 1m. approx. )

 

Prize Fund :

1st : €500, 2nd €300, 3rd €150, 4th € 125, 5TH €100, 6TH €50  

 

Best Turned Out Rider & Horse €100

 

Entry Fee €25 –                                                                                     A photo copy of the traditionally bred FULL PEDIGREE must accompany the entry form and the fee. Passports MUST be available for inspection on show day.                                        NO PASSPORT – NO SHOW

         Class 8.

T.I.H.A. Hunter Performance Championship

KINDLY SPONSORED BY HORSE SPORT IRELAND

The aim of this class is to encourage a higher standard of production in the 5 year olds’ and upwards traditionally bred horses, with a view to increasing their market value for the home and export markets. Horses competing in this class should be quality animals, well mannered, athletic, careful and capable of jumping a course of fences to include working hunter /show jumping style (max. height 1.m) .

They will be required to display smooth upward and downwards transitions to include leg yielding, lengthening and shortening at canter over fences , landing on correct leads and at all times showing good balance, self carriage and rhythm.

Marks will be awarded for the following – Balance, Athleticism (Ability/Scope) Accuracy, Technique, Movement, Attitude, Conformation & Ride-ability

Prize Fund:

Champion: €600 and €150 to the breeder, Reserve : €400 – and €100 to the breeder, 3rd: €250 – and €50 to the breeder, 4th: €150- and €50 to the breeder, 5th. €100- and €50 to the breeder

Best Turned Out Rider & Horse: €100

Entry Fee €25 – A photo copy of the traditionally bred FULL PEDIGREE must accompany the entry form and the fee

Passports MUST be available for inspection on show day

NO PASSPORT – NO SHOW!

 

 

For further details please visit: www.traditionalirishhorseassociation/

 

 

Class 9.         T.I.H.A. DERBY CLASS

Open to Traditionally Bred animals 4 years old and over. Riders must be over 16years of age. Competitors will be required to jump a variety of fences ( Average height 1m approximately).                                       In the event of equal scores – TIME will decide.

Prize Fund: 1st €250, 2nd €150, 3rd €80, 4th €60, 5th €40 .

Entry Fee €20 – A photo copy of the traditionally bred FULL PEDIGREE must accompany the entry form and the fee

 

Passports MUST be available for inspection on show day

NO PASSPORT – NO SHOW!

*Please note: T.I.H.A. reserve the right to alter the above prize money/cancel classes if deemed necessary in the event of the committee being unsuccessful in securing sponsorship.

Closing Date August 17th FOR ALL ENTRIES

Application Forms available from , The Limerick Show Office , The Race Course , Patrickswell, Co. Limerick. (061/355298)

OR

On line at   www.limerickshow.com

Further details/updates available on www.traditionalirishhorseassociation.com/

 

 

 

 

Performance Hunter Show 20th May 2018

The Kildare branch of the IDHBA is running a performance hunter show on the 20th of May 2018 at Lullymore equestrian centre. This would be an ideal warmup show for anyone considering doing the RDS qualifiers. The course will consist of a mixture of show jumps and cross country fences. the classes will be run over two heights.

 

 

Class 1 will be 90 cm and will be on in the morning and class 2 will be 105cm which will be on after lunch.
Class 1a: Irish Draughts
Class 1b: Traditional Irish Bred (TIH)

Class 1c: Connemaras

Class 2a: Irish Draughts
Class 2b: Traditional Irish Bred (TIH)
Class 2c: Connemaras

Entries will open online shortly

IDHBA members € 20 and non memebers €25
Entries will be taken on the day with a €10 surcharge so it is advised to pre-enter.
Entries will close on the 18th of may 2018

Breed a Traditional Irish Horse

 

The Traditional Irish Horse Association are seeking expressions of interest from the owners of traditional Irish mares who are willing to breed these mares traditionally in 2018.
These mares should have competed successfully to
• 1.40m plus show jumping or have progeny who has done so.
• 3* level eventing or have progeny who has done so.

Please forward Mare details to
Email:knuain@eircom.net
Phone David 087 7118029
Before April 13th 2018

We also ask the owners of well-bred Traditional Irish Colts (one to three years of age) with Stallion potential to contact us with their details.

These Colts should be from strong performance families.
Please forward Colt details to
Email:knuain@eircom.net
Phone David 087 7118029
Before April 13th 2018

 

Photo credit Noelle Floyd

TIHA Launches New Website

PRESS RELEASE

18th March 2018 -The Traditional Irish Horse Association (TIHA) has launched their new website for the Traditional Irish Horse.  The website new design is a more comprehensive guide to educating new and existing enthusiasts, breeders and prospective customers on the sporting merits and iconic qualities of the Traditional Irish Horse.

TIHA New Logo

Commenting on the new website, spokesperson for the TIHA Hugh Leonard said “  From our research, we found that there remained some confusion as to what a Traditional Irish Horse (TIH) is. Our new website explains this clearly and concisely.”

Features of the website include a refreshed logo, a concise definition of the TIH and an outline of its many uses so that anybody who visits the site will understand what a TIH is and what a TIH can do.  It also includes a chronological historical overview of the 2000 year history of the Traditional Irish Horse along with important links for breeders and producers. Crucially it highlights the compelling rationale for Ireland as a breeding nation to conserve and improve the remaining performance TIH bloodlines as part of its sport horse breeding plans.

Hugh Leonard (TIHA) adds “ We have included a section for sellers and buyers of the Traditional Irish Horse linking in with the Irish Horse Gateway as part of our marketing platform.  In promoting the TIH we want to ensure that anybody who comes to the site can source one and it's our job to support our breeder's, producers and sellers by making their product visible and accessible”.

TIH Genetic Research

TRADITIONAL IRISH HORSE PRESS RELEASE

 

Traditionally-bred Irish Sport Horse stallion Ardcolum Duke (Gypsy Duke x Clover Hill) at RDS TIH DISPLAY AUGUST 2017. Breeder/Owner: Joe Flynn, Co. Roscommon. Rider: Billy Twomey (IRL) Photo Credit EIS

“Ancestral genetics of the Irish Hunter are likely to be the key genetic influence in the Traditional Irish Horse and may comprise a unique genetic signature”

9th August 2017 Ballsbridge Dublin Horseshow -The Traditional Irish Horse Association (TIHA) along with Horse Sport Ireland Director Alison Corbally and Prof. Emmeline Hill, Chief Science Officer for Plusvital joined together at the world famous Dublin Horseshow to discuss Professor Hill’s ongoing research into the Traditional Irish Horses’ DNA.  Seamus Davis (TIHA) touched upon the 2000 year history of the Traditional Irish Horse against a backdrop showcasing the diversity of the Traditional Irish Horse one of which to the spectators' delight was the famous (ISH) (TIH) 5* Ardcolum Duke .

“Plusvital is delighted to have established a collaboration with the TIHA and Horse Sport Ireland to investigate the unique genetic properties of the Traditional Irish Horse’ said Professor Hill. Modern DNA technologies allow Plusvital to determine the ancestral influences at the DNA level, which may be useful in situations where pedigree is not always available” said Prof Hill. Using DNA from almost 150 horses from 8 breeds to look for genetic similarities and differences the research has found five principal ancestral influences in the Irish Sport Horse. “Our preliminary data indicates that the TIH has considerably less, almost negligible, warmblood ancestry than other Irish Sport Horses and is comprised mostly of ancestral Irish Hunter genetics. The ancestral genetics of the Irish Hunter is likely to be the key genetic influence in the TIH and may comprise a unique genetic signature.”

Commenting on the research project, spokesperson for the TIHA Chris Ryan said “Firstly the TIHA would like to take the opportunity to thank Prof. Hill (Plusvital) for joining us today and Horse Sport Ireland's breeding department for their support and collaboration.  The ongoing scientific research and findings when finalised we hope will lead to a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Traditional  Irish Horse genetics.

Chris Ryan (TIHA) said “Going forward it is all about improving the breed and their performance using data and genetics of merit alongside the shared sentiment for breeding and conserving the Traditional Irish Horse”.  It has been an exciting and informative year for the TIHA.  The TIHA understand the power of working together as an industry and the benefits. Ryan adds “ As an Association we have had some fantastic outcomes this year, data and science will become a crucial part of the foundation on which to build”.

Prof. Hill’s genetic research project is very timely.  The Association has for many years advocated conserving the remaining top quality genetics of the TIH mare population. Coupled with a higher standard of breeding and production, it is the intention of the TIHA. and its policies to increase the market value of traditional Irish stock for the home and export markets working with stakeholders and breeders at all times.

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