Ballinclare: why this eye-catching four-year old is one to watch *H&H Plus*

  • The four-year-old mare, who was recently crowned novice supreme at the BSPS Summer Championships, has all the components to go to the very top. Alex Robinson meets her connections to find out more...


    Age: four
    Classes: small hack and large intermediate show riding type
    Breeding: by Sylvano out of Katodo
    Breeder: Jane Bradbury
    Rider: Alice Homer
    Owners: Loraine Homer and Jane Bradbury
    Greatest achievements: 2019, in-hand hack breeding champion BSHA National Championships; 2020, 2nd RIHS qualifier Onley EC, first novice hack and first novice intermediate Lands Freestep Novice Show Horse Championship, BSPS Summer Championships, novice intermediate champion and overall novice supreme.

    Rider Alice Homer

    “We’ve known Ballinclare’s breeder Jane Bradbury of the Bloomfield stud for years; my granddad, David Tatlow, sources a lot of their horses and I often go over to their base in Ireland to ride and help out.

    “We’d seen ‘Annie’ as a yearling and she’d always caught the eye. We bought her as a three-year-old and she came over to us last year. She has been really gorgeous in every way.


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