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National Young Breeders Competition 2016

  • National Young Breeders Competition 2016

Most recent world championship results

The Irish Sport Horse Studbook Young Breeders team, sponsored by Red Mills, put in an incredible performance at the WBFSH International Young Breeders Championships, Bollerup, Sweden, on the 12th and 13th July 2013, to finish as Overall Reserve Team Champions.

Over 20 studbook teams took part in the Championships which are held every second year. Each studbook is represented by a Senior Team (20 – 25 years of age) and a Junior Team (17 – 19 years). Competitors are judged over a number of different sections including a theory test, judging conformation, movement and loose jumping and presenting a horse in hand on the triangle.

The ISH Young Breeders Junior Team won the Junior Competition of the International Young Breeders Championship. The winning team consisted of Alyssa O'Neill (Kildare) Caoimhe Kenny (Laois) and Orla Dooley (Kilkenny), with Ruaidhri O'Cianain (Galway) in reserve. In addition Orla Dooley won the overall Individual Junior Championship and the In-Hand section. Also in the Junior Competition Alyssa O'Neill finished in third place third place overall individually and also third in the Conformation section. Caoimhe Kenny finished fourth individually overall.

The ISH Young Breeder Senior Team consisted of Rossa Gallagher (Meath), Iris Brazil (Westmeath) and Regina Daniels (Galway) with Ciara Greaney (Dublin). In the senior competition Iris Brazil won the Loose Jumping division. On the combined Junior and Senior sections the ISH Studbook finished as Overall Reserve Champions, second only to the Holstein Studbook team.