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Four wins and Grand Prix success at 3* Sentower Park

08.08.2022
It was a superb first show for Bertram and the 9-year-old Irish-bred Newmarket Influence at Sentower Park last weekend. The bay gelding came to Ballywalter only two weeks ago and is already proving himself to be a pleasant horse to ride and a true winner by taking trippel win at 1m40 level.

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Remarkable three 5* podium finishes for Bertram in Dinard, including the 1m60 GP

01.08.2022
Bertram and Pacino Amiro made it a sensational CSI5* 1m60 Grand Prix podium finish yesterday when flying to third place in a very challenging and prestigious 5* ROLEX Grand Prix at the beautiful grass arena at Jumping International de Dinard.

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Harry & Over Lux claim YR individual bronze medal at the European Championships in Spain

17.07.2022
The six weeks new partnership of Harry and Over Lux is already a success story, as the duo claim a European bronze medal at their 4th show together.
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Bertram & Empoli de Champloue on top in 2* Grand Prix in Knokke

04.07.2022
The Ballywalter Stables horses have been in great form during the first week at the 3*event in Knokke, Belgium, jumping some excellent rounds. 

Bertram Allen and Pacino Amiro win at GCT Stockholm

20.06.2022
Bertram Allen closed his brilliant GCT Stockholm weekend yesterday with a win on Pacino Amiro (owned by Aiden McGrory) in a lightning-fast 1.55m jump-off class.
With the Olympic Stadium packed to the rafters. Bertram defeated Daniel Deusser on Jasmien vd Bisschop to take the win by just 0.04 seconds. Local hero Peder Fredricson finished the podium to take bronze on Catch Me Not S.

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Emmylou runner-up in Stockholm

19.06.2022
Emmylou continues her excellent form to finish as runner-up in the 5* 1m45 opening class in Stockholm City Bertram, after winning the GP Qualifier in CSI3* Geesteren last week.

Henrik von Eckermann took the win with Glamour Girl, Omer Karaevli & Avant Toi (TUR) finished third.

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Karlsson & Bertram best in the Youngster Challenge in Stockholm

19.06.2022
No one managed to beat the strong duo of Bertram and 7yo Karlsson (by Carrera VDL), who took the win in the 1m35 Future Challenge Youngster challenge in CSI5* Stockholm city yesterday after finishing as runner-up the day before. Bertram stopped the clock in 66.34 seconds. 

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1m50 win for Bertram & Emmylou

11.06.2022
Bertram & Emmylou (Billy Mexico \ Lupin Z) continue their good form to win the 1m50 GP Qualifier in CSI3* Geesteren, counting 53 combinations.

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Runner-up finish for Irish Show Jumping team in Nations Cup of Norway

11.06.2022
The Irish Show Jumping team presented by Irish Chef d'Equipe Taylor Vard, Thomas Ryan (Springfield 21), Jeremy Sweetnam (Brown Star Z), Comdt Geoff Curran (Glengarra Wood) and Harry Allen (Over Lux (ISH) claimed a superb runner-up finish in yesterday's three-star Longines EEF Nations Cup at Drammen in Norway.

Photo Therese Alhaug

Runner-up finish for Bertram and Emmylou in St Tropez

20.05.2022
Yesterday, the Global Champions Tour of St. Tropez kicked off at the French Riviera. Bertram and Emmylou started the weekend well with a 5* runner-up finish in the 1m45 opening class.

Bertram voted star of the month winner

01.05.2022
Bertram won the Gain Equine Nutrition / The Irish Field Star star of the month for March 2022. Bertram had a successful season competing in Wellington and Ocala, US, where he won three major Grand Prix in the space of a few weeks.

Successful weekend at Sentower Park

01.05.2022
Bertram guided 8-year-old Kurkuma Della Caccia, owned by Ballywalter Stables, to win the 1m45 ranking class at Sentower Park last weekend.

A unique sport horse auction teams up with Sentower Park for a night to remember

24.04.2022
In 2021 brothers Bertram and Harry Allen, along with their fellow showjumper Maxi Lill came together to present a unique Sport Horse auction. Following the success of the inaugural Aloga auction, the team welcomes Laurens Meynaerts (CEO of Sentower Park) on board. With Laurens, the team gains a well-experienced event manager and sports director. Laurens will transform the first-class facilities of Sentower Park into a remarkable auction venue.

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The 2022 Aloga Auction coming up!

12.04.2022
2021 saw the first edition of the highly successful Aloga Auction at Ballywalter Stables, Hünxe. Now, for 2022, the team are ready to take it to the next level at Sentower Park!

Bertram and Pacino Amiro Cruise to another 5* Top Finish in Florida

01.04.2022
Yesterday's qualifying track for the $500,000 Rolex Grand Prix CSI5* in Florida was sure to be a challenge worthy of the elite combinations contesting it. Still, no one could beat the experienced and speedy duo of Bertram and Pacino Amiro.

Photo @sportfot

Dancing Queen Z with runner-up finish in Bonheiden Grand Prix

27.03.2022
Dancing Queen looked to be in phenomenal form yesterday, cruising around the arena to take runner-up spot in the 2* Grand Prix in Bonheiden, Belgium. Harry Allen steered the experienced mare through a flawless jump-off to finish just a tenth of a second behind winner Jens Vandenberk (BEL) and Faldiano. Out of 46 riders lined up, nine combinations made it a double clear.

Stock photo Ph Horse Sport Ireland

Brilliant 5* result for Bertram and Emmylou in Florida

27.03.2022
Two weeks after Bertram and Emmylou made it a brilliant 5* 1m45 runner-up finish at the Winter Equestrian Festival,  the 10-year-old mare again jumped amazing to finish 8th in last night's challenging CaptiveOne Advisors 1.50m Series Final in Florida, counting 48 combinations.  

Photo @SPORTFOT 

Bertram and Emmylou with runner-up finish in Florida

23.03.2022
Bertram and EMMYLOU have made it a brilliant runner-up finish at the Winter Equestrian Festival in the $37,000 Bainbridge Companies 1.45m CSI5*.

Harry Allen honoured for his achievements at the Irish Horse World awards

16.03.2022
Every year, the Irish Horse World awards gather the leading figures in the horse sport in Ireland to celebrate the year of the sport. 

Photo Lorraine O´Sullivan 

Bertram and Harley take a sensational victory in 4* Grand Prix at Ocala, Florida.

07.03.2022
A sensational performance from Bertram and Harley vd Bisschop saw them take victory in yesterday's four-star FEI World Cup Grand Prix at Ocala, which counts as Bertram's third Grand Prix victory; in three weeks!

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Bertram and Pacino Amiro win five-star Florida Grand Prix for second year in-a-row

27.02.2022
Bertram made history at the 2022 Winter Equestrian Festival in Florida this morning (Sunday), when he scored back-to-back Grand Prix victories on the same two weeks he had also won in 2021. A two-time winner of WEF three-star Grand Prix in 2021 and 2022, Bertram again rose to the top in the five-star $406,000 Lugano Diamonds Grand Prix with Pacino Amiro (ISH), the same mount he rode to victory in 2021.

Photo @sportfot

Calisto Blanc to Adrienne Sternlicht (US)

26.02.2022
Ballywalter Stables are delighted to announce the sale of the exceptional 8-year-old gelding Calisto Blanc (Cantolar / Cartogran) to American rider Adrienne Sternlicht. 

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Bertram takes another big triumph in Florida

23.02.2022
Bertram stormed to victory in Sunday’s $140,000 (€123,000) IDA Development three-star Grand Prix at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Florida - for the second year in a row.

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Aka Khan winning stallion, Romanov, standing at Castlefield Breeding Farm in Ireland.

18.02.2022
Romanov II is possibly the greatest ever stallion son of Heartbreaker. The living legend, propelled teenager Bertram Allen towards the top of the world rankings by winning 5* Grand Prix against the world's best horses. His front leg technique is the envy of many, and his willingness to work is evident.

Photo T.Van Halle 

Carlo sold to Southern Arches

16.02.2022
We are delighted to announce the sale of the hugely promising Carlo 454 ( Conthargos / Balou Du Rouet) to Southern Arches to be ridden by the American rider, Callie Schott.
Photo @sportfot

Carthagena sold to the US

09.02.2022
We're excited to announce the sale of Carthagena (Mylord Carthago*hn / Calido I) to the US.

Bertram Allen has ridden the 9-year-old Holsteiner mare since she came to Ballywalter Stables a few months ago.

Carlo finishes 3rd in the $75,000 CaptiveOne Advisors at WEF

31.01.2022
Bertram Allen and Carlo 454 (Conthargos / Balou Du Rouet) had a great start to the 2022 WEF circuit, finishing third in Sunday's $75,000 CaptiveOne Advisors 1.50m Classic CSI4* at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Florida. Jordan Coyle took the winning prize.

Bertram will be competing in Wellington in February and March before returning to Europe later this spring. 

Photo Sportfot

Harmonie L sold to Sam Berry (US)

30.01.2022
We want to congratulate Sam Berry (US) and Finally Home Farm, on the purchase of the 10-year-old Harmonie L ( Dutch Design / Balou L). We are looking forward to following their journey on the other side of the Atlantic. Harry and Bertram brought up the 10-year-old mare since she was seven, with several accomplishes up to 4* level. Wishing Sam the best of luck with this super mare!

Classified sold to Stransky's Mission Farm

05.01.2022
The nine-year-old talent Classified (Je T'aime Flamenco/Libertino), who recently made a great impression in Geneva, winning the 5* 1m50 Prix des Communes Genevoises, has been sold to Stransky's Mission Farm in Wellington to be ridden by the Spanish rider Gonzalo Busca Roca. 

Photo Sporfot 

Classified & Bertram unbeatable at CHI Geneva

10.12.2021
Bertram and the 8-year-old gelding, Classified, were unbeatable in today's 1m50 Prix des Communes Genevoises in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Classified takes second place in Geneva

09.12.2021
Bertram and Classified have made it an excellent start to the prestigious CHI Geneva, Switzerland, to finish second in the 1m45 Prix Swiss Wine Genève speed class attracting 49 horse-and-rider combinations.

Guinness to Gudrun Patteet (BEL) and Seacoast Stables

02.12.2021
The 10-year-old breeding stallion by Nabab de Reve, owned by Noel Delahunty & Ballywalter Stables, has been sold to Gudrun Patteet (BEL) and Seacoast Stables.

Casiano sold to Chandler Meadows and Lauren Hough

27.10.2021
The seven-year-old talent Casiano (Casino Berlin/ Iroko), who recently made a great impression at CHIO Aachen, finishing 4th in the Youngsters-Cup Final with Bertram Allen in the saddle, is now facing a future with Chandler Meadows and Olympic rider Lauren Hough in the United States.

Harry & Guinness take runner-up spot in 4* Grand Prix at St Lo in France

24.10.2021
Harry and the 10-year-old gelding Guinness have taken their second Grand Prix runner-up spot in a week. 
Photo Therese Alhaug

Bertram takes victory in two-star Grand Prix at Sentower Park

24.10.2021
Bertram and Madorada DW, owned by Ger O'Neill and Matteo Pelmglio, produced one of just two double clear rounds to take the winners prize of €6,350 in today's 2* Grand Prix in Belgium.

Harry & Guinness second in Oslo Grand Prix

18.10.2021
What a fantastic weekend for the Ballywalter team in Norway! On Saturday, Harry and Guinness scored an impressive runner-up finish in the five-star Grand Prix at Kingsland Oslo Horse Show, followed by another second place on Sunday.

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FTS Killossery Konfusion to Jos Verlooy

24.09.2021
The eleven-year-old Irish bred gelding FTS Killossery Konfusion (Siec Livello/ Killossery Kruisette), who recently made an outstanding impression at CHIO Aachen winning the 'VBR-Prize' with Bertram Allen in the saddle, is now facing a future with the Belgian rider Jos Verlooy.

Voltanos and Barcelona sold to American rider Lauren Tyree

31.07.2021
Ballywalter Stables announces the sale of the talented 8-year-old gelding Voltanos (Voltaire/Lordanos) and the 9-year-old experienced mare Barcelona (by Catoki / Chello) to the American rider, Lauren Tyree. 

Castlefield Vegas sold to Sergio Nieto del Rio

01.04.2021
Castlefield Vegas (Cassino /Lux Z), owned by Ballywalter Stables LTD, Martin Egan and Ger O Neill - Castlefield Sport Horsestogether, is sold to Mexican rider Sergio Nieto del Rio.

Photo @sporfot

Italy HDH to US rider Chandler Meadows

19.03.2021
We're excited to announce the sale of the very promising gelding Italy HDH to US rider Chandler Meadows.

Burner to Theresa Kamps

25.01.2021
We're excited to announce that Burner 3 (Baloubet Du Rouet / Prada 6)has been sold to the German rider, Theresa Kamps.

Angela de Kreisker sold to US rider

06.08.2020
The 10-year-old mare, Angela de Kreisker, previously ridden by Harry and Bertram Allen has been sold to America. We wish her the best of luck with her new owner!

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Winning round for GK Casper in Wellington

31.01.2020

Bertram continued his winning streak in Wellington yesterday, winning the CSI4* "Equinimity WEF Challenge Cup Round 4"  class of 54 on Ballywalter Stables' GK Casper and making it two wins from two starts in two days on the tour.

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Bertram & Quiet Easy Makes Spectacular Winning Debut in Wellington

31.01.2020
The first week in Wellington started the best way possible for Bertram and his speedy partner Quiet Easy, who yesterday won the CSI4* 1.40 class, counting 80 horse and rider combinations. 

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Runner-up finish for Bertram and Go to Fortuna in 2* Grand Prix

16.12.2019
Bertram and Go To Fortuna finished as runners-up in yesterday's two-star Grand Prix at Lier in Belgium where only 13 riders made it to the jump-off in a field of 80 horse-and-rider combinations.

Ballywalter in 1st and 2nd place in Belgian Grand Prix

25.11.2019
Harry and Bertram recorded both 1st and 2nd place in Sunday’s two-star Grand Prix at Lier in Belgium, with Harry beating Bertram to top spot by just three hundredths of a second.

Sensational World Cup win for Bertram and GK Casper

10.11.2019
Bertram and GK Casper scored a sensational win in the $210,000 FEI World Cup Grand Prix in Toronto (CAN) this weekend, in what was the 11-year-old gelding's World Cup debut!

Amazing results by Harry Allen in Spain

23.10.2019
The Ballywalter Team had some great results over the last three weeks in Oliva Nova, Spain.
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Lafayette Van Overis makes it a double win in CSI5* Tryon

21.10.2019
The 8-year-old gelding Lafayette Van Overis (Kashmir van Schuttershof / Tauber An het Kapelhof), which Bertram took over the mount in July this year, was on top of his game in Tryon last weekend, with winning both the $36,000 1m45 Speed Class on Friday and the $72,000 1m50 Sunday Classic.


Photo ©Sportfot / Tryon Eq. 

Molly Malone retires from the sport

17.10.2019
Following a hugely successful career, Ballywalter Farms announces the retirement of the brilliant mare Molly Malone, at the age of 15.

GUINNESS & GO TO FORTUNA PLACED IN 2 *GP

14.10.2019
With Harry competing in Oliva Nova, Spain and Bertram at Sentower Park, Belgium, the Ballywalter horses have been collecting some ribbons during the last week.

QUIET EASY BACK WITH BERTRAM

21.08.2019
We're happy to have the fifteen-year-old chestnut gelding Quiet Easy (Rory) back at Ballywalter Farms stables in Hunxe.
Photo Stefano Grasso / GCT

Harry Allen & Dancing Queen win Fontainebleau U25 Grand Prix

07.05.2019
Just 48 hours after helping Ireland win the U18 (Junior) Nations Cup at Fontainebleau in France, Harry Allen and Dancing Queen claimed the U25 Grand Prix win at the same venue.  

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Podium places in Mexico and Miami

22.04.2019
Bertram has been away the two last weeks to compete overseas with Molly Malone and Izzy By Picobello at the LGCT 5* shows in Mexico City and Miami Beach. 

Cheese W Z sold to Karina Aziz

07.04.2019
Karina Aziz (Iron Horse Farm), competing for Canada, is the new owner of Cheese W Z (Chatman/ Galoubet A).

Calafrieda jumps to victory in Peelbergen.

07.04.2019
Bertram and Ballywalter's talented mare Calafrieda (Canto 16 / Lavall 5) jumped to victory in the CSI2* 1m45 ranking class in Peelbergen on Friday.

Bertram & Fairytale jump to victory in CSI5* of Den Bosch

17.03.2019
Bertram and Fairytale 86 (Verdi TN) jumped to victory in the CSI5* 1,40m class at The Dutch Masters on Friday.

GK Casper steals the show in Doha

04.03.2019
Bertram and Ballywalter's GK Casper pulled off a mind-blowing feat of speed in Saturday's 1.55m competition at AL SHAQAB’s in Doha after a thrilling jump-off. A scorching clear round in 33.75 seconds saw Bertram take the top prize of €36,450, outpacing a top-class field. Belgium’s Karel Cox and Dublin van Overis finished as runners-up in 34.07, while French rider Julien Epaillard and Usual Suspect d’Auge finished third in 34.12.

Dis Moi Tout de Clairbois sold to Karina Rotenberg

01.03.2019
Karina Rotenberg, who is competing for the Russian Federation, is the new owner of Dis Moi Tout de Clairbois ( UGANO SITTE / VERSACE VAN DE RUITERSHOEVE).

Bertram & Christy JNR race to victory in the Hong Kong Speed Challenge

17.02.2019
Bertram and the Ballywalter's Christy JNR (Indoctro / Clinton 1) raced to victory in the Hong Kong Speed Challenge on Saturday night, making it a second victory in what is said to be the ‘fastest competition in the world”.

Photo Longines Masters

Bertram and Casper with runner-up finish in the 5* Grand Prix in Bordeaux

11.02.2019
Bertram and Ballywalter's GK Casper (by Canto) made it a brilliant five-star GP debut yesterday with a runner-up finish at the World Cup show in Bordeaux, France. The talented gelding also made it a third place in the 1m45 on Saturday. 

Photo Thomas Reiner

Harry & Dis Moi Tout de Clairbois win the 1m45 in Spain

11.02.2019
30 horse and rider combinations came to start in the big class (Gold 1m45 Trofeo Absolute Horses) on Thursday at the CSI2* Mediterranean Equestrian Tour in Spain, but none of them managed to beat Harry and the 10yo gelding Dis Moi Tout de Clairbois owned by Ballywalter Farms, who recorded the amazing winning time of 62.35 sec. Justine Resnik ( US) and Carismo Z finished second. 

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Hector Van D'Abdijhoeve sold to Denis Lynch

29.01.2019
Ireland's Denis Lynch will be the new owner and rider of the 12-year old gelding Hector Van D'abdijhoeve (Cabrio Van De Heffinck/ Utrilllo Van de Heffinck), previously owned by Noel Delahunty Connaught Bloodstock and Ballywalter Farms.

Photo Stefano Grasso / LGCT

Tucada Della Caccia sold to Lucy Davis

16.01.2019
The American rider, Lucy Davis, will be the new rider of the 9-year old mare Tucada Della Caccia (Toulon / Acorado).

Ballywalter's Quick Nina sold to Norwegian rider Madeleine Lien

16.01.2019
The Norwegian rider and client of Victoria Gulliksen, Madeleine Lien, will be the new rider of the 12 year old mare Quick Nina (QUIDAM'S RUBIN X CAMIROS). 

Foto gr. Feldhaus

Guinness wins the Young Horse Final in Stockholm

01.12.2018
Guinness continues his excellent form with winning the Young Horse Final at the CSI4* show in Stockholm after securing a brilliant runner-up finish the day before. Just one month ago Guinness finished third in the 1m35 Young Horses Final at the CSI3* show in Zwolle.

Guinness and Hector placed in Zwolle

22.10.2018
Last weekend, Bertram kicked off the indoor season with some good rounds at the CSI3* show in Zwolle. 

Published  22.10.2018



Hector with runner-up finish in Rome

10.09.2018
Hector van d'Abdijhoeve was in phenomenal form this weekend at the five-star show in Rome.

Guinness wins the 1m40 youngster class in Lier

20.08.2018
It has been a good weekend in Lier, Belgium for Bertram and the two Ballywalter Farms stallions; Guinness and Hector Van d'Abdijhoeve. On Saturday Guinness took a brilliant win in the 7yo speed class, after being placed 11th with a double clear the day before. The 11yo stallion Hector Van d'Abdijhoeve was also clear through the whole weekend, and was placed twice in the 1m40 classes. 

Hector van d'Abdijhoeve with brilliant 3rd place finish in London

06.08.2018
Bertram and Hector van d'Abdijhoeve finished third in the 1m55 jump-off class yesterday at the Global Champions Tour show in London. The talented Ballywalter Farms Stallion jumped a perfect double clear in 42.87, just ahead of Denis Lynch and The Sinner in fourth (43.62). Victory went to Harrie Smolders (NED) with Zinius in a time of 41.96.

Silvermines Cruising and Guinness among Top 10 in Falsterbo!

17.07.2018
Ballywalter Farms saw two young stallions competing at the CSI05* Falsterbo Horse Show last week, both finishing among top 10.

Photo Therese Alhaug

Hector with runner-up finish in Rome’s €350,000 Rolex Grand Prix

28.05.2018
Yesterday, Bertram recorded one of his best results of the season, taking the runner-up spot in the five-star Rolex Grand Prix at his first visit to the CSIO5* Piazza Di Siena, Rome.

Dino W sold to Moroccan show jumping rider, Abdelkebir Ouaddar.

02.05.2018
The Moroccan show jumping rider, Abdelkebir Ouaddar, will be the new rider of Dino W. The ten year old stallion has been with Bertram since he was a 5-year-old, with placings at 5-star level. Dino will still be available for breeding through Ballywalter Farms for the 2018 season.

The exciting stallion Cascari to Ballywalter Farms

20.04.2018
Cascari (Cassini / Carpaccio), by the powerful Cassini I, is one of the most successful Holstein stallions ever, competing 1m60 with Franke Sloothaak. Cassini has left over 40 licensed stallions, including Cumano, Berlin (Dino W), Cabrio van de Heffinck (Hector van D'abdijhoeve), Chicago and Quite Cassini to name but a few.

ROMANOV APPROVED BY SWB

06.03.2018
The legend Romanov is now approved in SWB (The Swedish warmblood association) on a-STO license. Romanov is considered one of the world's absolute best horses and has written history with its outstanding record. Romanov is now approved by KWPN, SF, SHB(GB), ISH, AES and SWB.

ROMANOV presented at the BORDEAUX STALLION SHOW this weekend

03.02.2018
We are excited to announce that Romanov is taking part of the Bordeaux Stallion Show this weekend at the Jumping Bordeaux Show in France.

GUINNESS with two top 7 placings in the Young Sires Masters.

02.02.2018
Guinness (Nabab de Reve / Katell XX) delivered two superb clear rounds in the Bordeaux Young Sires Masters class this weekend at the Jumping International de Bordeaux, proving his great ability in the ring. With a fifth and seventh place in a starting line-up of 19 combinations, the young stallion showed himself as a promising horse for the future.

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A third and fourth place for Dino and Hector in Samorin

27.11.2017
This weekend Bertram competed at the exclusive indoor event, The CSI4* X- Bionic Sphere Indoor Master in Samorin, western Slovakia, with Dino W and Hector van d'Abdijhoeve. 

Partnering up with Paddy Looney in Stockholm

27.11.2017
We are excited to announce our new partnership with Paddy Looney and Stockholm Seminstation in Sweden.

Ballywalter Farms takes over the global management of our five stallions.

27.11.2017
Dear breeders!

We are delighted to announce that Ballywalter Farms have now taken over the global management of our Stallion Collection in which includes Romanov II, Hector van d’Abdijhoeve, Dino W, Guinness and Silvermines Cruising, all owned by Ballywalter Farms and ridden by Bertram and Harry Allen. We are looking forward to providing our services and expertise. 

We wish all breeders a successful and profitable breeding season 2018!

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