Hay time

It is always an exciting time of the year getting the haylage cut and brought in for the winter.  Finding that gap in the weather is the key and can be a nail biting experience!  This year we brought in a fantastic yield of top quality dry fodder.      
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Spring Time

It has been great to see the Spring come to the Emerald Isle with the days getting longer.  We have seen lots of additional changes to our facility including more significant planting areas put in, not to mention the barn getting a paint over!    
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Ardeo Graduates

Huge Congratulations to the new owners of Ardeo Upload (Sire – Chopin) and Ardeo Refined (Sire – Numero Cruise), who landed on their feet when they arrived into Tally Ho Farms, under the care of Meg Finn on the West Coast of the United States.  We wish Kendal and Raquel the very best of fun with these special horses. We love all the wonderful feedback we have received and the fabulous team photo in your Ardeo jackets.   We also look forward to watching another Ardeo horse join the Slezak Eventing Team and progress with Karl and Katelyn Slezak in Florida  – Wellsprings
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Tree Planting

Mount John is looking amazing with all the hedging and trees beginning to bud again, thanks to the work done by Trees on the Land We had a visit from a local sponsor this weekend, Cormac Reid of RocTel, an Irish telecoms company and his family who helped us plant so final native Irish Lime and Hazel as the planting season comes to a close for the spring 2021 season. Huge thanks go to John Connolly Fencing and his team from being so accommodating and adjusting some of our fencing to create these new shelterbelts for the horses.   Thank you to
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Eventing Ireland Update

Ardeo Upload placed 4th at Lisgarvan in the EI90, as his first event. Ardeo Rocketman placed 3rd with Eva Melly at Frankfort Stud in the EI100.  Thank you Eva for doing such a great job at such short notice, while we await to hear the government guidelines as to whether they will allow Tiggy Hancock, Spice’s pony rider, and all under 18s to compete at shows again. Ardeo Upload upgraded to the EI100 at Frankfurt Stud with Hattie and had a great first run at this level.
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Stepping Stones to Success Eventing League

We are thrilled to see Ardeo Grand Slam, who was recently purchased by Zena Ryle, and ridden by Sarah Ennis having great success at the 4yo Stepping Stones to Success Eventing League at Wexford Equestrian. Ardeo Grand Slam placed 2nd in the first leg then went on to be joint 1st in the second week before taking the win in the 3rd week! Huge congratulations to all involved. We wish them the best of luck for the rest of the League – another Ardeo horse to be at the top for the Stepping Stones to Success Leaderboard for the second year in a
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Ardeo USEA Success

Ardeo Arctic Wolf and Martha Steiner Bader looking great jumping in the US. ‘Photos from our first recognized Novice HT at Stable View in January. Awesome trip!!! LOVE my Ardeo horse!!! Ardeo Arctic Wolf aka Salt’ Great to see Salt and Martha getting on so well and clocking up so many super results!  
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Steri-7 Ireland Equine

Great to have Pat Keily of Steri-7 Ireland Equine visit us earlier this week. We have been using STERI-7XTRA for years and couldn’t be without it now. It is a high level, broad spectrum disinfectant that reduces risk of cross contamination between horses and equipment. Full range of products including concentrate, medicated shampoo and hand sanitizers.
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Video Sales

We would like thank customers from America, Canada and across Europe in these trying times for putting their confidence in us and trusting Ardeo Sport Horses in the matchmaking process. It has been so encouraging to hear such wonderful reports from all the new owners Ardeo Sport Horses have sold horses to over a video this year, due to COVID-19. Renee Wang purchased ‘Dillon’ had the following testimonial; ‘Neil and Mel helped me find my new horse, Dillon. I’m an amateur so I was pretty unfamiliar with the whole import process, but they made it incredibly smooth as they took
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Cavan SJI Show

Hattie Dinnis and working student Alanah Turner had a super time at Cavan Equestrian SJI show last week. Alanah jumped 2 super clears in the 110cm at her first SJI competition. Hattie Dinnis jumped a clear in the 110cm followed by 2 great rounds in the 120cm. Bring on Killossery Lodge Stud SJI show on the 16th December where Hattie Dinnis and Ardeo Castleconnor are taking on their first 130!  
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