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‘Galloon Rollover’ has returned to Ireland

GALLOON Rollover’ (stable name ‘Barney’) is a Class 1 Registered Connemara stallion, by the sire ‘Murphys Oscar’ and out of dam ‘Galloon Wind of Change’; sire of dam ‘Moy Hazy Cove’.

He is a very handsome dark bay and was born in May 2004, making him 17 years old. He has a lifetime height measurement of 148cm. He has had tests for Hoof Wall Separation Disease (HWSD), which can affect Connemara ponies, to ensure he is clear of this disease and therefore cannot pass it on to his progeny. His owners are currently awaiting results.

‘Galloon Rollover’ was bred by James Naan in Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh and is now owned by Tommy and Niamh Sexton and stands at their Drumcrave Stud in Co. Cavan.

He was previously sold as a two-year-old to Katie Bacon in the South of England and had a hugely successful ridden career, including Champion M & M Ridden at Royal International 2012; winner Royal International Horse Show (RIHS) 2011; second at the Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) 2012; finalist at the RIHS 2010, 2011, 2012; finalist at HOYS 2010, 2011, 2012.

He returned to Ireland in July 2020 and covered six mares in July with 100% success. His first crop of foals are expected in June 2021.

Drumcrave Stud also has four other Class 1 stallions available, which have all tested negative for Hoof Wall Gene.

‘Glasson Dexpress’ is a 148cm grey stallion by ‘Dexter Leam Pondi’, out of ‘Railway Run’ – both parents were Grade A show jumpers.

‘Murvey Chelton’ is a 150cm grey stallion by ‘Janus’, out of ‘Murvey Cara’. He is a multiple championships winner – in 2007, he was Foal Champion at Clifden; in 2008, he was All-Ireland Yearling Champion; and in 2013, he was Supreme Pony of the Show at the NI Festival.

‘Coral Bambi’ is a 148cm grey (born dun) stallion by ‘Coral Ross’, out of ‘Holiday Leeann’. He is the sire of a HOYS qualifying pony, ‘Thunderbolt Fairy Robin Bambi’.

‘Turbo’ is one of very few Class 1 138cm stallions left in Ireland. He is grey and is by ‘Currachmore Cashel’, out of ‘Gracie’.

For more details on any of these stallions, please contact Tommy Sexton on Tel: +00 353 (0)87 7733349 or Niamh on Tel: +00 353 (0)86 2349124 or see their Facebook page – Drumcrave Stud.

Chilled semen for ‘Galloon Rollover’ can be arranged from Helen Troughton in Portadown – Tel: 07770 922779.

Bree Rutledge

If you would like to find out more about Horse Week, Bree Rutledge can be contacted by email: or or by telephone: +44 (0) 28 9033 4493.




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