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Ireland announces 2015 eventing squad

      Sam Watson talks to Ireland'sTeam Manager Nick Turner after dressage in Normandy


Horse Sport Ireland has named its Senior Eventing High Performance squad for 2015 with an eye on Rio. Ireland were one of the teams that qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy with their team of Aoife Clarke (Fenya’s Elegance), Sam Watson (Horseware Bushman), Joseph Murphy (Electric Cruise) and Sarah Ennis (Horseware Stellor Rebound) securing sixth place.


Clare Abbott & Euro Prince (ISH)

Euro Prince (ISH) – 2003 chestnut gelding by Lougheries Quiet Man (UNK) out of Miss Tullydraw. (UNK).

Breeder: Dr. Cormac McKay

 Owner: Dr. Cormac McKay


Aoife Clark & Fenya’s Elegance (ISH)

Fenya’s Elegance (ISH) – 2004 mare by Ricardo Z (ZANG) out of Fenya (ISH) by Good Thyne (TB).

Breeder: P J Hegarty

 Owner: P J Hegarty


Fraser Duffy & Fernhill Revelation (ISH)

Fernhill Revelation (ISH) – 2006 bay gelding by Warrenstown You 2 (ISH) out of Hallo Noble Girl (ISH), by Hallo (SF).

Breeder: Ronan Tynan

 Owner: Carol Gee


Sarah Ennis & Horseware Stellor Rebound (ISH)

Horseware Stellor Rebound (ISH) 2004 gelding by VDL Ricochet [was Romke] (KWPN).

Owner: Horseware Products LTD, Niki Potterton and the late Orla Ennis


Ciaran Glynn & Killossery Jupiter Rising (ISH)

Killossery Jupiter Rising (ISH) 2005 bay gelding by Master Imp (TB) out of Seshta Flight (ISH) by Laughton’s Flight (ISH).

Breeder: June Atkinson

Owners: Laura Glynn & Emily Fleming


Mark Kyle & Jemilla

Jemilla – 2006 bay mare by Mill Law out of Jessica XIX by Louella Moschallah.

Owner Shelagh Moorley.


Joseph Murphy & Westwinds Hercules (ISH), Electric Cruise (ISH) and Sportsfield Othello (ISH)

Westwinds Hercules (ISH) – 2005 bay gelding by Ramiro B (BWP) out of Westwinds Clover (ISH) by Porter Rhodes (TB). Breeder: Alice Keogh. Owner: Alison Schmutz & Andrew Tinkler.

Electric Cruise (ISH) – 2001 gelding by Cruising (ISH) out of Kilnamac Sally (ISH) by Clover Hill (RID). Breeder: James J Ryan. Owners:Noel Good & Jill Andrews & Annette O’Callaghan & Michelle Nelson

Sportsfield Othello (ISH) – 2001 Bay Gelding by Ricardo Z (ZANG) out of Moy View Lady (ISH) by Ring of Ford (TB). Breeder: John Kenny, Owners: Jill Murphy, Alison Schmutz & Andrew Tinkler


Austin O’Connor & Ringwood Missippi (ISH), Kilpatrick Knight (ISH) and Balham Houdini (ISH)

Ringwood Mississippi (ISH) – 2002 brown gelding by Mark Twain (TB) out of Clogh Pride (ISH), by Townrath Pride (ID). Breeder: Andrew Doogue. Owner: Kate Jarvey.

Kilpatrick Knight (ISH) – 2005 bay gelding by Master Imp (TB) out of Golden Choice (ISH) by Golden Trump (ID). Breeder: Joan J Dolan. Owner: Mrs W Foster. Rider: Austin O’Connor (IRL)

Balham Houdini (ISH) – 2004 bay gelding by Warrenstown You 2 (ISH) out of Mimi (ISH) by Hallo (SF). Breeder: Ronan Tynan. Owner: Austin O’Connor and Kate Jarvey.


Sam Watson and Horseware Lukeswell (ISH)

Horseware Lukeswell (ISH) – 2005 bay gelding by Puissance (ISH) out of Gentle Servant (ISH) by Kings Servant (ISH). Breeder: Teresa Walsh. Owner: Sam Watson and Horseware Products Ltd.