Irish Horse
Breeding: top of the crops
Sally Parkyn reviews the top auction returns of 2023 and talks strategy with the sale-topping Monbeg team.
13 March 2024 Sales
Irish Horse: Goresbridge plans thoroughbred auction
There was plenty for breeders to be happy about at the opening auction of the year at Goresbridge, including the addition of a new thoroughbred sale, reports Sally Parkyn.
28 February 2024 Sales
Cavan Sales kicks off with two €10,000 bankers
Sally Parkyn reports from the opening sales at Cavan Equestrian Centre which delivered mixed messages on the buoyancy of trade.
Irish Horse: hunting form captivates buyers
As Goresbridge wraps up for 2023, demand was good for hunting horses but less so elsewhere, writes Sally Parkyn.
6 December 2023 Sales
Irish Horse: divided trade at Cavan
It was tough enough going for many vendors at the final Cavan sale of the year, Sally Parkyn reports.
29 November 2023 Sales
Irish Horse: Determined British buyers show force at Goresbridge
Sally Parkyn reports from a busy Goresbridge sale where older horses showed a clearance deficit compared to 2022.
1 November 2023 Breeding
Irish Horse: Solid pedigrees reap the rewards at Goresbridge
Sally Parkyn reports on fluctuating demand at the recent Goresbridge Broodmare, Foal and Yearling Sale.
18 October 2023 Breeding
Irish Horse: Grandorado TN son claims the top price at Goresbridge
Sally Parkyn on how three lots broke the €20,000 barrier in an otherwise disappointing Goresbridge Select Sale.
11 October 2023 Sales
Irish Horse: Ermitage Kalone commands top price at Cavan
Sally Parkyn reports on some steady prices from the two-day sale of young stock and Irish Draughts at Cavan Equestrian Centre.
4 October 2023 Breeding
Four-year-olds command the sales at Goresbridge
Week one of the Goresbridge September sport horse sale proved a popular affair for four-year-old horses.
13 September 2023 Sales
Quality over quantity at Cavan Sales
Sally Parkyn reports on solid returns for top-quality stock at the Performance Horse and Pony Sale last weekend.
28 June 2023 Showing
English demand stimulates Cavan trade
Sally Parkyn reports from the latest auction at Cavan Equestrian Centre, where six lots made five-figure sums.
31 May 2023 Sales