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Bowland Irish Draught Horses News


New stallion for 2019 stud season

Millhollow Stroller Class 1 registered Irish Draught stallion
15.2HH Grey 9" bone.
Sire: Cappa Cochise. Dam: Roma Silver Pearl. Grandsire: Silver Jasper

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First broodmares brought home from winter grazing

Some of our graded irish draught broodmares returned home from their winter grazing in the Yorkshire Dales today. Keep your eyes peeled for the arrival of the first of our own foals towards the end of this month. Foaling season is in full swing at Closes Hall with two of our clients foals already safely on the ground.

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Talented new jockey arrives at stud!!

Bowland Celebration

4 year old filly


Sire Caerba Legacy Dam Bowland Double Diamond,


Typical Irish Draught temperament, nothing phases this filly, not even a chicken hopping on board for a quick ride! Henrietta the daredevil chicken is quietly working her way through the whole block one horse at a time.

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Early arrival is a lovely surprise for one of our clients

Not one to make a fuss, our clients broodmare produced her first foal within 24 hours of entering the foaling box!!


This surprise arrival for our clients, born a week earlier than expected is a fabulous part-bred filly by Caerba Legacy. 

Congratulations to all concerned.


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Eventful Easter sunday at Closes Hall!!

The first pure bred Irish Draught foal of the 2019 season was an exciting easter sunday arrival for us here at Closes Hall Farm. 

Bowland Bracken Breeze has produced us a lovely chunky colt foal by Caerba Legacy. 


Bowland Dynamo wins the small hunter class at Royal Windsor

Congratulations to Magnus Nicholson and Mrs Croft's

talented small hunter Henry for this very special win.

Pictured as a foal here, hes always enjoyed showing off!!

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