Ciara has always had a love for horses and since learning to ride aged eight has produced many ponies and horses which have competed successfully in showjumping and eventing both at national and European Championship level.

These include Grade A show jumpers Silver Elegance, Ebony Jade, Bundy, Saursie and Tykillen Impact, and eventer Marchesi Impel de Reve.

Since starting a family of her own Ciara has focused more on breeding and has three broodmares on the farm. These have traditional Irish bloodlines including Master Imp, Clover Hill, Cruising, Laughton’s Flight and Skyboy. Crossed with stallions such as Dignified, Cormint, Orestus, Livello and Tyson, hopefully some of the resulting foals will prove to be future stars.