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    Diamond Lad RID

    He is very much valued in Ireland as an outstanding damsire, and Diamond Lad mares are like hens teeth now over there! (And of course many of them are getting on a bit :( ) I have a book on Great Irish Mares which I'll dig out, as I think that it might have a photo of him and further details.
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    Need a TB or blood type stallion. Ideas pls?

    Watermill Swatch, stands at Kylemore Stud; take a look at the Dublin Show winners of the TB stallion class as well - sadly not all will be available AI, but some definitely are. Well Chosen, also at Kylemore, is a lovely type, with the qualities that you describe, and his offspring are really...
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    Irish draught Stallions - Scrapman and Inisfree the holy grail.

    I saw Scrapman a couple of years ago I think now, when he was standing at Drumhowan Stud, and really liked him. Lovely temperament, and a very nice type - athletic, not mega-chunky, but equally not one of the lighter boned IDs that seem to be fashionable at the moment.
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    Help! Which Showjumping Stallion??

    There are lots to choose from in the UK now, so it would be great to support British breeding if possible! Take a look at Brendon Stud, Sussex, as they have some very, very nice young as well as proven stallions there and have bred winner after winner themselves. Might be worth giving them a...
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    Stallion recommendations - ID mare

    There are some very nice ISH, TBs or TB X stallions standing in Ireland currently : have a look at Imperial Tiger (Puissance x Kings Servant) who is in his first year of standing and has an impressive international record; Barbara Hatton at Slyguff is getting some lovely (and very flashy!) stock...
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    Clover Hill Mare, Stallions 2016?

    You could consider one of the Cruising clones? Other suggestions would be Loughehoe Guy, Diamond Roller, or Carrick Diamond Lad (I *think* that he's still available...) Each one with impressive offspring results to their name, apart, of course, from the Cruising clones. HSI will also send you...
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    Does anybody know of this breeder?

    Other thoughts... what's the name of your boy's dam? You might find her on Capall Oir, together with further information about her owner. Or Horse Sport Ireland might also have contact information for him. Good luck!
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    Does anybody know of this breeder?

    GreyHunter, your best bet might be to join the IrishHorse Breeder page on FB, as when I've posted queries on there in the past someone almost always pops up who knows or has a contact with the breeder that I've asked about
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    "Chip", previously whipper-in horse with the Albrighton

    I bred Chip (OFS Amiro Blue) and would love news of him - he was sold to the whipper-in of the Albrighton and Woodland Hunt as a four year-old in 2013 and then sold on the following year, and I can get no news of him, which worries me as to his fate. If you know of him or have any possible...
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    Seeking "Chip" OFS Amiro Blue

    Breeder seeking very much loved 6 year old 17.1hh AES dark grey gelding, stable name "Chip", registered name OFS Amiro Blue. Believed sold on as a 4 or 5 year old by the then whipper-in to the Albrighton and Woodland Hunt. Have tried several leads but have been met by a stony silence which...
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    Easy lift x puissance mare - suitability for BSJA?

    Fabulous breeding for eventing in particular - his damsire Puissance has sired an amazing number of top eventers, amongst them being the international eventers Old Road, Sir Percival III, Horseware Bushman, Huggenstown..... and many more. Easy Lift has a great pedigree for spotters of sport...
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    Stallions for thoroughbred mare

    You might like to have a look at this boy for a full TB : He is doing extremely well on the eventing circuit himself, and his progeny are just starting to come through. Another option, which would give you the jump and keep your options open for...
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    Showjumping Stallions with talent and good brains?

    I'd second Kylemore - Olive is incredibly helpful and they have some very nice stallions of their own as well as offering links to VDL (Womanizer's offspring are starting to do very well on the showjumping circuit). It's important to do your research, obviously, and there are some...
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    Showjumping Stallions with talent and good brains?

    Where to start? You'll probably spend many a happy winter evening with stallion books! But one starting point should certainly be Brendon Stud in the UK who have a number of outstanding stallions who are successful competitors in their own right, and are also breeding very talented offspring...
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    Eurocommerce singapore x Heartbreaker, anyone with similar?

    Possibly the Heartbreaker influence.... it's always a bit dangerous to generalise, but Heartbreakers do have a reputation for being a bit quirky and a professional's ride. I don't know Eurocommerce Singapore, but the videos of him competing seem to show a very settled, calm and willing ride...