WITH over 70% clearance, there was a good buzz around as quality stock and plenty of buyers contributed to a vibrant market throughout the session of Horse and Pony Sales at Mullingar Equestrian Centre last Saturday.

The top price of the session of €6,900 was paid by Co Meath’s Trade Horse Ltd for (Lot 54), Hugh Fitzpatrick’s Erne Flamenco (Flamenco Erne Clover Eile). The handsome brown 17.3hh gelding has competed in showjumping up to 1.10m and is from the Clover Hill family. His grandsire competed successfully to grade A level in show jumping.