Kinsale’s Lad is an approved Class 1 Irish Draught stallion with Horse Sport Ireland’s Irish Draught Horse Studbook with GOLD Merit Status for his own performance in Dressage. He is the only non-European bred, and one of only two Gold Merit stallions resident in North America
May 2015: Lionwood Kinsale's Lad RIDhas started his show jumping career. He had 3 consecutive clean rounds at 1.1M. Go to the Videos page to see the exciting videos.
January 2015:Lionwood Kinsale's Lad RID starts his show jumping career. Check back often for news and videos of this new career path for this wonderfully talented stallion.
August 16 2014: Lionwood Kin sale's Lad RID scores 71.13% in the Intermediare 1 Freestyle and wins yet another blue ribbon for his outstanding performance. He continues to set RECORD dressage scores at every level!
October 2013 :Lionwood Kinsale's Lad RID on his way to scoring 67.1 and earning his USDF I1 Dressage performance certificate at Wellington Fall Dressage Classic.
September 2013:Lionwood Kinsale's Lad wins 2013 USDF All Breeds Dressage Championship , FEI I1
April 2013: Lionwood Kinsale's Lad RID scores 65.39 in FEI Dressage I1 Level at Wellington Classic.
October 2012:Lionwood Kinsale's Lad RIDwins the 2012 United States Dressage Federation All Breeds 4th Level Championship and the 2012 FEIPrix St. George Championship and sets Irish record score!
September 2012: Lionwood Kinsale's Lad (Angus) competes at the Wellington Classic Fall Challenge, Prix St. George test.
June, 2012: Lionwood Kinsale’s Lad (Angus) scores 67.6 in first FEI/PSG competition—Sets RID score record!
April 2012:Our Nationally acclaimed RID Stallion , Lionwood Kinsale’s Lad (Angus),completed his USDF Level 4 Performance Certification requirements with a Blue Ribbon 69.5 score in Level 4/3 at the Wellington Grande Finale Dressage Show. To add to this breakaway performance, he received scores of "8's" on his pirouettes, a truely outstanding feat for Purebred ID!
Previously Angus charged through Level 3 Dressage with the highest individual Level 3 and highest median 3/3 scores by an ID in recent history.
At just 7 years old, Angus both obtained his USDF 3rd level performance certificate and qualified for USDF Regional Championships.
Angus placed 1st or 2nd in 80% of his classes in 2011.
To add to this phenomenal statistic is the fact that these shows were all in Region 3 (which includes Wellington, Florida), arguably the toughest circuit in the US!
Angus is offered for sale to a top breeder/show home.