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Irish Sport Horses compete in Italy and France

The Sony Ericsson FEI World Cup Final took place over three days in Milan last weekend with Hilton Flight (ISH), ridden by Richard Spooner (USA), coming eighth in Fridays second round and eleventh ! in Sundays third round to finish overall twelfth in the €205,128 finale.

Ado Annie (ISH) and her rider Will Simpson (USA) also competed at Milan, finishing tenth in Sundays Milano Grand Prix.

At the Vittel CSI 3* in France last weekend That’s Life (ISH) was ridden by Michel Hecart (FRA) to take second in a 1m45 class on Sunday. The Irish Army Eq! uitation School was represented by Capt. Gerry Flynn riding Bornacoola (ISH) to take eighth place in Sundays Vittel Grand Prix.

Breeding of the above Irish Sport Horses:

· Ado Annie ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse mare by Errigal Flight (ISH) out of Coolrain Princess (ISH), by Blue Henry (RID), bred by Ms Frances Sheeran, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

· Bornacoola ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse mare by Cavalier (Holst).

· Hilton Flight ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Errigal Flight (ISH), out of Occasion VII (WNTR), bred by Jennifer Giles, Kilmacanogue, Co. Wicklow.

· That’s Life ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Clover Fields (ISH), out of Classy Madame (TB), by Ozymandias (TB) bred by Con Ryan, The Abbey, Templemore, Co. Tipperary.


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