Tattersalls TIHA Display

Come and see a display of the versatility of Traditional Bred Irish Horses and Ponies at Tattersalls International Horse Trials, Ratoath, Co. Meath this Saturday 30th May in the Main Arena at 1.30PM - together with an item of particular interest - a clone of the legendary Cruising!


TIHA Hunter Show and Go – Applications Open

Applications have now opened for the 2014 TIHA Hunter Show and Go which will take place at Scarteen House, Knocklong, Co. Limerick on Tuesday 7th October.

Selection days will take place in Barnadown, Co. Wexford on 19th September and Scarteen, Co. Limerick on 25th September. Find more information and apply online on the TIHA Website.

From the Archives . . . Burghley 1966

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Burghley Sept 1966…the inaugural World Championships
From the left…Irish Gold medal Team
Eddie Boylan - Durlas Eile - 3/4 TB
Virginia Freeman Jackson - Sam Weller - TB
Penny Morton - Loughlin - 3/4 TB
Tommy Brennan - Kilkenny - 3/4 TB
All the horses were by a TB and all horses show jumped at Grade A.
Durlas Eile won international competitions at all 3 disciplines (won Championship in Dublin with Army Equitation School and Prix St George at the White City in London with Eddie.)
Eddie Boylan went on to win both the European Individual Gold and Badminton with Durlas Eile.
Kilkenny, by Water Serpent, was one of the top horses of all time.
Completed three Olympics with Tommy Brennan and Jimmy Wofford,
placing 4th individually with Tommy Brennan in Tokyo 1964 when he was just a 6yo,
 and winning two team silvers with Jimmy in Mexico 1968 and Munich 1972 and individual bronze in the World Champs at Punchestown in 1970, and individual Gold in the Pan American Games.

Interview with Simon Coveney – The Irish Field


Extract from The Irish Field, Saturday 19th April 2014

3 Year Old Lunging Champion – Ballinasloe

TIHA congratulates John Cusack on his victory in the 3 Year Old Lunging at Ballinasloe Horse Fair last Sunday with Clonaslee Captain Cristo.
This traditionally bred colt is by Captain Clover x Master Imp x King of Diamonds.
He was bred by PJ Tierney, Blue Ball, Tullamore, Co Offaly.

TIHA meet HSI Breeding Sub-Committee

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Members of the National Council with members of HSI breeding sub committee at their meeting on 1/2/2013. Negotiations are fruitful and ongoing.