"It was such a thrill to WIN on 2 Nations Cup Teams in 2012 and I think the step up to 5* Level in 2013 will be easy for this LOUGHERNE STALLION". Thorsten Wittenburg International Rider & Producer of Young horses.
"CONNAUGHT IS DEFINATELY THE BEST CASSINI I STALLION SON CURRENTLY IN HOLSTEIN and now he is available to German Breeders". Bernd Felix Einhaus, International Sports Horse Agent 2013
April 2013 ~ Going again to Magna Macino Tour. Let’s hope we can emulate the wins of 2012!!
Connaught Daughter “Out of Ireland” now ridden by Cain O’Connor.
January 2013 ~ Connaught brings home the ribbons at Leipzig CSI- W 5* Show.
December 2012 ~ Connaught is over his cold bug and winning again in Holstein.
August 2012 ~ Connaught selected for German Team for RDS Dublin 5* Show.
July 2012 ~ Lougherne Connaught & Thorsten Wittenburg 2 WINS for Germany in the Nations Cup Teams at Budapest and at Bratislava CSIO3*W.
Watch him jumping at leading shows www.clipmyhorse.de
2013 Placed 1.45m Class Leipzig CSI-W 5*
2012 WINNER 1.60 Big Tour Grand Prix at Bratislava.
2012 WINNERS of Nations Cup Team for Germany Budapest CSIO3* & Bratislava CSIO4*
2012 WINNER 2 Grand Prix Marne & Qualified for 2012 Baltic Horse Show Holstein Masters.
2012 WINNER Grand Prix Magna Racino CSIO3*
2011 Placed S*** Denmark International Show Dec.
2011 He has been placed in every Holstein Area 2* & 3* Grand Prix
2010 Placed top 10 Kiel International
2010 Placed top 5 Segeberg Landesmeisterschaft (Sept)
2010 Placed top 5 at CSN*** Holsteiner Masters Grand Prix( June)
Oldest progeny now starting international jumping careers. Connaught Daughter “Out of Ireland” now ridden by Cain O’Connor
Numerous progeny competing & winning in Ireland, UK & Europe
2012 Foals Awarded Premium status by PferdzucthVerband at July Foal Grading & colt Foal (L.Connaught ex Livecello) finishes RESERVE CHAMPION
Lougherne Connaught is a classically handsome and the perfect jumping machine produced from top Holstein performance and thoroughbred racing bloodlines. He is by the International Grand prix show jumper CASSINI I (By seminal Holstein sire CAPITOL) Cassini had numerous World Cup Level Grand Prix wins when partnered with Franke Sloothaak . L.Connaughts dam line is by Irish thoroughbred Sir Shostakovich who raced successfully in Ireland.K-Jocy has bred 2 other Approved stallion sons.
He combines pure Holstein performance with Irish racing blood. He is a top sports horse with top bloodlines & proving himself to be a top stallion.
OUT OF IRELAND Competing Spring Tour, Spain 2013
His son Lougherne COOL RUNNING stands at Lougherne Stud
5 Year old Son Cool Cat Qualified for SCOPE FINALS, UK
2012 Foal RESERVE CHAMPION at German Foal Grading Pferdezuchtverband
Foals placed in the Halfbred Horse Breeders Society Performance Foal Show;
2008 Winners of 3Y Old Loose Jumping Northern Qualifier & 2008 & 2009 3 Year Old Cavan Performance Finalists
Northern 4 Year old National Championships Show Jumping Finalist 2009/Tiffcrum Amy.(Sold to Italy)
Excellent fertility rates . 2013 Available via frozen semen.