Ballina Couple Breeders Of Olympic Showjumper

The 2012 Olympics have a special significance for Pat and Sarah Nihill, Ardnatagle, as they are the breeders of show-jumper, “Castlefield Eclipse”, a ten-year-old mare representing Switzerland this week in London.

The 2012 Olympics have a special significance for Pat and Sarah Nihill, Ardnatagle, as they are the breeders of show-jumper, “Castlefield Eclipse”, a ten-year-old mare representing Switzerland this week in London.

This mare, ridden by Paul Eastermann, has recorded many successes recently with double clear rounds in the Nations Cup in Aachen, in Rotterdam and in Rome. The involvement of Castlefield Eclipse in the 2012 Olympics is a huge achievement for the Irish Horse Board and for Pat and Sarah Nihill who continue the dam-lime of this show jumper.