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BREEDERS' 10: Sean Jones - A pure love of horses
Susan Finnerty
Banner County breeder Sean Jones, who bred the HOYS supreme champion View Point, answers Susan Finnerty’s questions
26 November 2021 Breeding and sales
CAVAN SALES: European Cruise tops flying trade at €30,000
Sally Parkyn reports on Cavan's international performance sale on Wednesday where Fortside Farm's European Cruise fetched €30,000 amid booming trade
19 November 2021 Breeding and sales
GO FOR GOLD: Glittering trade sees MBF Starburst sold for €82,000
There was remarkable trade at the 2021 Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale with a clearance rate of 87% and turnover just short of €1.5 million
WBFSH SIRE RANKINGS: Show and tell
Rounding off the breeding analysis of 2021 championships and rankings, Susan Finnerty looks at the WBFSH leading sires
19 November 2021 Breeding and sales
CAVAN SALES PREVIEW: Proven performers, hunters, foals and Draughts offered
Cavan Equestrian Centre is hosting a three-day final sale of 2021, featuring horses and ponies, as well as their Winter Foal Collection and a selection of Irish Draughts from November 24th-26th next
19 November 2021 Breeding and sales
BREEDERS' 10 - Richie Fitzgerald: The ultimate aim
The second Le Lion medal-winning breeder Richie Fitzgerald, from Waterford, answers Susan Finnerty’s questions
19 November 2021 Breeding and sales
GO FOR GOLD SALE: MBF Starburst creates fireworks to top sale at €82,000
Brian Flynn and Meabh Bolger's three-year-old Sligo Candy Boy filly MBF Starburst created fireworks of her own at the 2021 Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale tonight
16 November 2021 Breeding and sales
BREEDERS' 10 - Alan Wheeler: Breed what the market is looking for
Limerick farrier and producer Alan Wheeler, who has bred two WBFSH young horse finalists, answers Susan Finnerty’s questions
12 November 2021 Breeding and sales
BREEDING: Last train to tradition
Chris Ryan, a man of many hats, spoke to Susan Finnerty about eventing and traditional Irish breeding
12 November 2021 Breeding and sales
SALES: Plot Blue filly tops Monart sale at €35,500
Margie McLoone reports from the 11th annual Monart Elite Sale where Henry Foley consigned the top two lots
12 November 2021 Breeding and sales
MULLINGAR SALES: Sligo Candy Boy mare tops sale at €11,900
There was lively trade at Mullingar where Devon's Barbara Miles secure the sale-topper online from consignors Hannah Eakins and Keith Wilson
12 November 2021 Breeding and sales
BREEDING: Hunting the traditional
With the 2021 championship season over, Susan Finnerty talks to Kylemore Stud’s Olive Broderick on the challenges facing Irish horse breeding and hunting
5 November 2021 Breeding and sales