Goresbridge/Tattersalls Select Event Horse Sale
New Select Event Horse Sale during Tattersalls International Horse Trials
Goresbridge Sales, in association with Tattersalls Ireland, will be holding a new Select Event Horse Sale on Thursday 31st May in Tattersalls Country House. The sale will take place on the Thursday during the Tattersalls International Horse Trials & Country Fair 2018.
The sale will offer a select number of potential event horses from the age of four and upwards that have been chosen by a highly experienced panel of producers and breeders. It is expected 20-30 horses will meet the strict criteria during the Inspection Days in April.
Horses can be viewed and tried on Wednesday and Thursday 30th and 31st May at Tattersalls prior to the auction on Thursday evening in Tattersalls Country House where a Gala Dinner will be served. All horses will undergo an approved five stage vetting and performance videos will be available online.
Goresbridge Event Horse Sales successful graduates include the most talked about event horse of last year Cooley Rorkes Drift, along with multiple 3 star winner Copper Beach ridden by Buck Davidson. Another graduate making his mark is Cooley SRS who was in the gold medal winning team at the European Eventing Championships at Strzegom. All have competed at 3* level at Tattersalls. Young graduate, Poynstown Stonehaven, won the Burghley Young Event Horse for 5 year olds.
Tattersalls will also host a Qualifier for this years Burghley Young Event Horse on 21st July at the Tattersalls July Show.
Commenting on this exciting announcement, Roger Casey, Managing Director of Tattersalls Ireland, said; “We are delighted to be teaming up with Goresbridge to offer a sale of this calibre. It makes sense to host it during the Tattersalls International Horse Trials when so many riders and owners are already here from all over the world and to offer them the best potential young Irish horses available.”
Tattersalls International Horse Trials & Country Fair 2018 takes place in Ratoath, Co. Meath 30th May – 3 June. 8 classes include a CCI3*, CIC3*, CCI2*, CCI2*U25, CCi1*, CCI1*YH, CCIJ1*, CCI1*for ponies. Ferry discounts available with Stena Line. See www.tatts.ie for full details.
Selection dates for the sale will take place April 19th at Tattersalls, Ratoath Co. Meath and April 23rd at the Goresbridge Sales Complex, Co. Kilkenny. (For 4 Yr olds and upwards Only)