Cooley Moonshine

Official Home of Multiple Event Winner, Cooley Moonshine

  • Stable Name: Billy
  • Year: 2012
  • Height: 16.2
  • Gender: Gelding
  • Breed: Irish Sport Horse
  • Sire: Cobra
  • Dam: Kilpatrick Duches
  • Level: CCI4*

This is a top young horse for the future, with incredible results to his name in his early career. In 2018 he won 6 events in England and Europe, including two international 2* titles and a bronze medal at the Six-Year-Old World Championships in France. Billy successfully stepped up to CCI3* level in 2019, and has yet to have a single FEI cross country jump penalty. His 2019 highlights included a second place finish at the Ballindenisk CCI3*-S and a Silver Medal at the Le Lion d’Angers Seven-Year-Old CCI3*-L World Young Horse Championships. He also received the Connaught Grant, which is given by the USEA to a horse in the U.S. seen as a potential candidate to represent Team USA on the international level. He moved up to the Advanced level in February of 2020. The future is bright for this talented horse. Owned by The Monster Partnership (Rob Desino, Chris Desino, Renee Lane, Deborah Halliday)

Cooley Moonshine News

Three Stellar Performances by Liz Halliday-Sharp at The 2021 LRK3DE!

As the 2021 eventing community began the season with cautious optimism, Liz Halliday Sharp kept her head down and continued to focus on the spring competition season leading up to The Land Rover Kentucky 3 Day Event. History appeared destined to repeat itself in early 2021, when the event organizers announced another cancellation due to…

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Halliday-Sharp Awarded USEA Rider of Year Breaking 39 Year Streak for Men at the Top of the Sport

Liz Halliday-Sharp has had a phenomenal year since taking the leap and relocating with permanence to the United States in 2020. Producing a massively talented string of horses, Halliday-Sharp earned the most accumulated points of any rider in the USA, breaking the 39 year streak for men topping the USEA leaderboard. Liz’s rise to the…

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Team Halliday-Sharp Shines at 2020 Wellington Eventing Showcase!

This past weekend, a large group of supporters from both Ocala Horse Properties and Wellington Equestrian Realty came together at the 2020 Mars Wellington Eventing Showcase to witness a brilliant display of some of the top eventing talent in this country. Topping that list was our own, Liz Halliday-Sharp, riding Ocala Horse Properties’ Deniro Z…

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OHP Rider Liz Halliday-Sharp Set to Contest $50,000 MARS Eventing Showcase in Wellington

Liz and Cooley Quicksilver, Boekelo 2019, PC Sherry Stewart

Join Ocala Horse Properties as we travel to the $50,000 MARS Eventing Showcase, this weekend February 8 – 9, in Wellington at the AGDF showgrounds!  The Wellington Eventing Showcase was founded in 2015 by Mark Bellissimo who had the intention of bringing the sport of eventing to a wider audience by inviting top riders to…

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Liz Halliday Sharp and Ocala Horse Properties’ Deniro Z are Blazing A Trail to Kentucky!

Liz and Deniro Z Jumping to 2nd at 2019 Carolina International 4*. PC: Jenni Autry for Eventing Nation

Liz Halliday-Sharp and Deniro Z began their road to Kentucky in 2015, after Liz took notice of this young horses’ emerging talent as a green show jumper back in England. He had been imported from Holland by fellow eventer, Francis Wittington to be sold and Liz jumped on the opportunity. Since 2017 this dynamic duo…

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Ocala Horse Properties Returns as Title Sponsor for 6th Annual Ocala Eventing Prix Invitational

Matt Varney with 2018 winners Team Unstable: Sara Murphy, Sharon White, Joe Meyer and Bobby Meyerhoff.

The Ocala Horse Properties’ Eventing Prix, being held March 4th & 5th, has evolved over the years to become one of our communities most loved events. The entry list showcases top equestrian talent from the US, Canada, England, New Zealand and Australia, proving why our region is a hotbed for international horse sport. The Eventing…

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