Ballineen Its William (RID)

2008, Liver Chestnut, 1.70m (16.3 hh) | Registered Irish Draught Stallion | Class 1 ID (IRE) | 202 cm (girth), 24cm | 9.44882 inches (bone).

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Ballineen its William was the youngest stallion to be approved in 2011 at only 3 years of age, and received one of the highest scores.  He placed in the top 7 at the RDS 2011 & 2012, and was one of the youngest Stallions to be shown.


  • In 2008 Ballineen its William was champion foal at the IDHS(GB).
  • Champion colt foal in the hunter class at the Great Yorkshire show.
  • Champion foal at the Snowford breeding championship.
  • In 2010 he was winner of the 2 year old Irish Draught colt class at the National show.


His sire Bealagh Blue as a yearling was supreme champion at the IDHS(GB) Annual Show.

  • As a two year old Bealagh Blue was champion at the Royal Show.
  • He has gone on to produce Hoys middleweight S/H, Cobs, WH, SJ, Dressage etc.

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His dam Ballineen Glen Abbess (below) must be one of the top RID mares in the world. Amongst her many wins she has been supreme champion at the GB Irish Draught annual breed show, champion at the Royal, twice champion at the Great Yorkshire, then went on to be the first Irish Draught to take the supreme champion, winning the Cuddy (in front of the Queen) and qualifying for HOYS.


  • At 16 years old Ballineen Glen Abbess was fourth in the final at the horse of the year show (HOYS), the only non professional being shown, and the oldest mare in the class, with William at foot.
  • She was successful as a ridden horse winning the Blue Chip championship twice.
  • She has completed BSJAWH and is a fantastic hunter including drag hunting!!
  • She has twice been Snowford breeding champion with her only two pure bred foals, “Ballineen its William” being one of them.

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Ballineen Its William is owned by Jimmy Quinn, Cappa Stud, Annaghdown, Co. Galway.

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