Ocala Horse Trials Florida

Ardeo Lord Lancelot and Ardeo Living the Dream both had successful runs at the Ocala International CCI2*L with Eileen Goloostian   Watch them in action below:   Ardeo Lord Lancelot: 2014 gelding by Lancelot out of Little Lou by Landfriese https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ez8dZwtyaQk   Ardeo Living the Dream: 2013 mare by VDL Arkanas out of Coevers Graney by Coevers Diamond Boy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8I4bioeNy0
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Equestrian Institute Horse Trials USA

We love hearing how the Ardeo Graduates have been getting on! Equestrian Institute Horse trials held at Washington State Horse Park had 6 Ardeo horses competing with their new owners. They all finished in the top 10 in their respective classes. Good luck for the rest of the season. Results:  Ardeo Upload and Kendal Smith – 1st Jr Training Ardeo Refined and Raquel Egdes – 4th Jr Novice SHL Ardeo Classified and Renee Wang – 5th Novice Rider Ardeo Amore and Meg Finn – 10th Open BN Ardeo Monalisa and Melissa Sloan – 5th Training Amateur Ardeo Audacity and Macy
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Ardeo Graduates Successes- 2*S Winner

Huge congratulations to Louise Bradley winning her first CCI 2*S International class at Cirencester Park in the UK this weekend with the stunning Ardeo Mandela, owned by Alison Garlick.  This 7 year old Irish Sport Horse, by Creevagh Ferro was originally produced by Irish rider Elizabeth Power. Poynstown Braeve by Clover Flush and Ardeo Allegra by Sir Shutterfly, who were also sourced through Ardeo Sports Horses, both had successful runs at National 3* level. Wishing the team the best of luck for the rest of the season.
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3 Star Win

Harriet Dinnis and Ardeo Castleconnor, a 2013 Sligo Candy Boy gelding out of a Cavalier Royale dam, have had a great start to the season with a 4th in the Eventing Ireland EI110 (National 1 star class) at Blackstairs followed by a win at Hillcrest EI115 (National 3 star class) on a 27 dressage with a double clear. We are excited for the rest of the season, he will be heading to Millstreet International in the 2*L  at the end of May. Best of luck!
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Punchestown

We had a great end to the season at Eventing Ireland’s Punchestown on the 9th of October.   The beautiful 6 year old Numero Uno mare, Ardeo Gold, led from the front at her first EI100 and jumped a beautiful double clear with Neil Wrynn.  Ardeo Castleconnor and Hattie Dinnis contested in their first EI115 which went so well for them, just less than a point behind the dressage leader, riding a super test.  Hattie’s mum, Julie Dinnis, flew in from Sevenoaks in Kent, to drive the lorry!
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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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