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Collessie Benedictine

Collessie Benedictine

Bred by Collessie Benedictine at 23 years old standing at Garff Stud, Isle of ManHugh Black at Collessie Stud, Collessie Benedictine (25319) was born in June 6th in 1987. He was by Royal Bon Accord and out of the renown Cawdor Cup winning mare Kettlestoun Valetta, who's mother and grandmother also was Cawdor Cup winners. Collessie Benedictine was a maternal brother to the legendary Collessie Cut Above.

Collessie Benedictine had quite some sucess in the showring and in 1989 he was Cawdor Cup reserve and Male Champion at Royal Highland Show.

Collessie Benedictine sired many sucessful offspring, including two Cawdor Cup winners:

  • Hillside Lorton Legend (Cawdor Cup 2000)
  • Garff Magna (Cawdor Cup 2003)

Collessie Benedictine was purchased by Sir Charles Kerruish, Garff Stud on Isle of Man where he spent most of his days serving at the stud. He died in june 2011 at the impressive age of 24 years old. During the last years he was blind on one eye and lacked some of his teeth, but was still active and doing his job at Garff Stud.

Collessie Benedictine is the sire of our stallion Heavenly Benedictine of Arclid aka Samson.  

(If you have any pictures of Collessie Benedictine, please contact us! We'd really like to see them!)

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