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Amy Smyth

Amy Smyth & Smyth’s Something Special aka. Breeze

Amy Smyth is our Cavan based brand ambassador who has two horses she competes in a range of competitions; Smyth’s Something Special aka. Breeze and Lissross Irish Knight aka. Mylo.

Smyth’s Something Special is a 6yr Irish Sport Horse mare that Amy is producing up the levels. She has placed in many SJI competitions since starting her career as a 5yr old. Breeze is a mare that tries her best to please and certainly has the scope to keep moving up. 

Amy Smyth & Lissross Irish Knight aka. Mylo

Lisross Irish Knight is a 4yr old registered Connemara stallion who made his debut under saddle this year. His top achievements in 2022 include; winning two Irish Green Hunter Qualifiers in Ballinalee & Mullingar. Placing 5th in a competitive Stallion Working Hunter at Clifden Connemara Show as-well as many other placings in derbies and working hunter classes. He has such a can-do attitude and loves his work. With the fantastic comments Amy received this year from judges, producers and breeders, she’s looking forward to what the future has in store for the two of them. 

Rachel Kyne

Rachel Kyne & Knockfune Carbiole aka. Ace

Rachel Kyne is a 20 year old Irish showjumper based in a small family run stable called Ballymadun Stables just outside of Ashbourne, Co. Meath. She currently has two competition horses who she competes with SJI.

The first of Rachel’s top horses is Ace (aka. Knockfune Cabriole), an 8yo ISH gelding. Rachel and Ace have been a team to be reckoned with since 2018. Jumping up to 1.35m, the pair have competed at many of Ireland’s top venues including Millstreet, Cavan and Mullingar.

Next in Rachel’s line of superstars is the 10yo ISH mare, Saoirse (aka. Hold that Thought). A hardy chestnut mare, Rachel describes Saoirse as a winner through and through, with the heart of a lion. Rachel and Saoirse have competed together up to 1.15m.

Rachel Kyne & Dundannion aka. Chance

While it’s hard to make solid plans for 2021, you can certainly expect to see Rachel and her two steeds out and about at the very first opportunity they can get.