New Cross Country complex

There has been exciting new developments here at Ardeo Sport horses with the construction of a cross country complex, including a water jump, bank with several options for horses at different levels, a coffin complex as well as a number of portables and skinnies.  
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Ardeo Arctic Wolf

Ardeo Arctic Wolf has packed his bags for Texas. Ardeo Arctic Wolf or Salt as he is affectionately known, had a very impressive season in 2019 competing both under Eventing Ireland and FEI rules with a number of wins and placings. This 8 year old Irish Sport Horse by Out of Touch (a son of Out of Touch). Salt travelled all over Ireland competing all year, from Tyrella at the start of the season, Clyda, Crecora, Killossery, Camphire international, Kilguilkey international finishing up at Ballindenisk International in the CCI2*. Salt was sourced and produced by Kim O’Gorman who breeds Irish
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Vilamoura and Alfeizerão Showjumping

Show jumper Clooney BZ – What a horse! Clooney continues his impressive showjumping form clocking up double clear after double clear for his new owner Carol Gee of Fernhill Sport Horses He has been competing Vilamoura Equestrian Centre CSI3*  in Portugal jumping upto 1.50m with multiple top placings. He is at CEIA Centro equestro international in Belgium he placed 1st and 2nd at 140 with Francis Derwin as well as 4th and 5th in the speed classes with Carol Gee. Check out our Facebook Page to see him in action.
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“You are right…he IS special! Thanks for putting us together!”, says the owner of Ardeo Lord Lancelot.

“You are right…he IS special! Thanks for putting us together!”, says the owner of Ardeo Lord Lancelot. It’s wonderful to see Ardeo Lord Lancelot(or Tigger as he is affectionately know) doing so well in his first season of Eventing. Tigger, who crossed the Atlantic Ocean last year is now a USEA Competition Horse. He is a Lancelot chestnut gelding, was sold to America as a 4 year old.  He started his eventing career in March at Tryon International, the venue for the World Equestrian Games.  Tigger has had a great season this year campaigning with Eileen Galoostain. He has gone
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Trees on the Land

Ardeo have been lucky to have “Trees on the Land” assisting in the development of our new site to provide the horses with natural shelter and windbreak from the weather as well as enhancing the scenery with native trees. We have had quite a number of trees planted over the past winter months. 4,500 plants in the ground planted: -2,300 whitethorn/hawthorn -600 Blackthorn -600 Hazel -300 Beech -170 Sessile Oak -50 Crab apple -170 Lime -220 Holly Plus fewer numbers of birch, alder and rowan. It will be exciting to see what they will look like over the next few
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End of season event update

Ardeo Rocketman, our 148cm event pony made his EI110/2* debut at Ballyvannon and excelled himself proving what a superstar we know he is, crusing around with ease into 4th place with a double clear beating all the pros on their horses! EI100 winner at Hillcrest was Ardeo Castleconnor(Sligo) who decided it was time for him to join the other horses on winners podium! He completed on his super dressage of 26.5. Ardeo Delta made his eventing debut in the EI90 with a dressage score of 25.5 and clear XC in the time finishing in 6th position. Huge congratulations to our
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Mid Season Update

Trip to Kilguilkey with Ardeo Rocketman and Ardeo Castleconnor in the EI100. Our superstar 148cm pony jumped around faultless yet again finishing on his dressage score taking 3rd place. Ardeo Castleconnor did a beautiful sub 30 dressage test and jumped a steady clear XC. We had Ardeo Rocketman for his first EI105 and Ardeo Castleconnor in the EI100 at Clyda. They scored 28 and 27.5 respectively, Ardeo Castleconnor affectionately known as Sligo was very happy with himself jumping a lovely clear, Ardeo Rocketman also jumped well and finished the day with a lovely clear XC inside the time. Tattersalls ODE
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Clooney BZ

Great excitement at Ardeo when we heard Clooney, who was recently sold, was heading to London for the Longines Global Champions Tour with Carol Gee of Fernhill Sport Horses We were so proud of how he jumped for Carol, so positive and brave around technical well build tracks. Clooney jumped two super double clears in the 1m30 both on the Saturday and Sunday. Looking forward to following his progress at upcoming shows. Video 
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Kilguilkey International

We made the trip down to Cork with Ardeo Arctic Wolf for his first FEI event in the CCI2*-S at Kilguilkey International. He was impeccably behaved throughout. We arrived with time for a nice leg stretch before tacking up heading over for the dressage. The dressage judges had split opinions on him after a positive accurate test leaving him midfield heading into the show jumping. He  jumped so well showing his flashy technique around the course. Salt settled into his stable and tucked him into bed. He has such a personality and is so fun to be around! We had
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Tattersalls International Horse Trials and Country Fair

Ardeo Brigadier, affectionately known as Max, ran at his first international in the CCIYH2*L with Mel. it was my first time at Tatts and certainly lived up to expectation. Tattersalls is a stunning venue and great to have the horses in permanent stables. From our stable we could keep an eye on the trot up watching the different outfits! Max also kept a look out on the trot up, learning how to strut his stuff on the catwalk! Max was plaited, toes painted and made to sparkle ready for his turn on the cat walk. He looked fantastic. I may
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