Entries by neal

Goresbridge Go for Gold Sale 2012

All expectations have been exceeded at this weeks Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale. It was encouraging to see the numbers of foreign buyers on our turf to purchase our quality stock. They came from all over the world; Ireland, Britain ,Germany, Switzerland, America and Mexico. One comment repeated by many of our overseas buyers to […]

Irish Horse Board AGM

There was strong lobbying by members of TIHA at the annual Irish Horse Board AGM – making their case for clearly identifying & ringfencing Traditional Irish bloodlines. John Watson TIHA proposed a motion to place the letter “T” after the Horse registration number on the passport as a form of identifying a traditional Irish pedigree […]

TIHA Connaught Branch – Foal Selection Evenings

TRADITIONAL IRISH HORSE ASSOCIATION (Connacht Branch ) The Connacht Branch of the Traditional Irish Horse Association will be holding a selection process to identify 20 traditionally bred foals, (Irish Draught/Connemara x Thoroughbred), likely to develop into 'Go For Gold' horses. These foals will be entered in a Select sale at Goresbridge on Sat 13th Oct 2012. […]

Olympics 2012: Royal Zara Philips picked for Team GB (Irish Independent, 12/06/12)

Bred in Co.Wicklow by William Micklem. By Master Imp ex High Dolly. ZARA Phillips has been picked to represent Great Britain at this summer's Olympic Games in London. The Queen's granddaughter described her selection to the eventing team as "awesome". Phillips, the 2006 world champion, is following in the footsteps of her parents, who both […]

Fox-Pitt records hat-trick in Meath (from Irish Times, 04/06/12)

BRITAIN’s WILLIAM Fox-Pitt recorded a hat-trick at the Tattersalls international horse trials when landing The Irish Field CCI*** class on Bay My Hero, which he partnered to victory at 1½-star level at the Co Meath venue in 2010 and 2011. Bred in Wexford by Bryan Maguire, Catherine Witt’s nine-year-old Cult Hero gelding lowered one show […]

Rich Fellers

Rich Fellers guides Colgan Cruise to the only clear round of the $60,000 Grand Prix of California, presented by EQU Lifestyle Magazine.