Sillogue Darkie

Sillogue Darkie, Michael Duffy
Sillogue Darkie, Michael Duffy RDS ’11

Very recently in February this year, the great Sillogue Darkie died suddenly in his stable. The 18 year old gelding was for many years one of the top Show-jumping Connemara ponies ever produced in Ireland.  By Ard Talisman X Coillcru Esmeralda, he was bred and trained by the Briscoe family in Co. Louth and was a firm favourite of the family as he jumped his way to stardom in Ireland and Europe.  An incredible performer,  he qualified  for Dublin eight years in a row with five different riders. Read on and see the Video.  Continue reading “Sillogue Darkie”