FTS Killossery Konfusion to Jos Verlooy

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

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

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.

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Italy HDH to US rider Chandler Meadows

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

Burner to Theresa Kamps

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

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!


Winning round for GK Casper in Wellington


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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.


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

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.  

Ph Horse Sport Ireland

Podium places in Mexico and Miami

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. 


Hector Van D'Abdijhoeve sold to Denis Lynch

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

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

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). 

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Guinness wins the Young Horse Final in Stockholm

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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.

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

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.


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

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.

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.

Photo Sportsfot

A third and fourth place for Dino and Hector in Samorin

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

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.

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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