England – May 17, 2022 – Ridgeway Farm Stud has secured the hugely promising stallion Topaz Ice Z from Olympic medal-winning showjumper, coach, and international horse producer Cian O’Connor (IRL).
The 5-year-old Zangersheide approved stallion (Toulon x Comme il Faut dam) will carry the Ridgway Farm Stud prefix ‘Pepper’ taken from the world-renowned Peppermill where it stands. Peppermill jumped many times for Great Britain ridden by the legendary John Whitaker (GBR).
“We are delighted to have secured Peppermill Topaz Ice Z. He is an important part of our roadmap to breed and produce some of the best showjumpers in the world here in the UK,” explains Becky Stones, managing director, Ridgeway Farm Stud.
Peppermill Topaz Ice Z will stand at the Ridgeway Farm Stud and compete with its resident international rider Peter Moloney (IRL).
Other stallions standing at Ridgeway Farm Stud number Peppermill, Cabo Verde, and Peppermill Vincent.
For further details go to: https://www.ridgewayfarmstud.com/stallions
About Ridgeway Farm Stud
The vision of Ridgeway Farm Stud is to compete at the top level in both showjumping and eventing and to become a leading European boutique stud of first choice, with an outstanding reputation for producing and selling the best showjumping and eventing horses. The horses are cared for to the highest standard, the aim being to improve their performance, longevity of competition life, wellness, and happiness.
The stud is co-owned by Toby Duthie, who is Chairman, and Becky Stones, Managing Director, who is a Chartered Accountant and worked for 25 years in leading global banks focused on Control, Risk, and Regulation. She has instilled a strong culture of teamwork, transparency, and integrity into the stud. This formidable duo has each worked in the financial sector at the highest levels and has also enjoyed many successful years of owning top show jumpers. https://www.ridgewayfarmstud.com/
Source: Press Release from Ridgeway Farm Stud
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