Recent Articles

Equestrian News NI Out of Office

Equestrian News NI Out of Office

| August 24, 2015

The Equestrian News NI office will be closed until the end of September due to staff holidays and essential website maintenance. If you would like to get in touch with us, please email info@equestriannewsni.co.uk and we will reply on our return. Thank you for your continued readership as we promote and report on equestrian activities [...]

Continue Reading

Fun Final at Ardnacashel Equestrian

Fun Final at Ardnacashel Equestrian

| August 12, 2015

Thursday 30th July saw the final of Ardnacashel Equestrian’s Show Jumping League! After eight weeks of jumping, this was what the competitors had been waiting for, the results and of course the fantastic prizes! The cross pole to 50 cm class has been sponsored by Tony Heaney Contracts who does a great job at Ardnacashel [...]

Continue Reading

Hagans Croft Equestrian Show Jumping Continues

Hagans Croft Equestrian Show Jumping Continues

| August 12, 2015

The rather damp and windy evening of Aug 5th saw week two of Hagans Croft Equestrians Show Jumping Training nights.  Despite the weather conditions competitors turned out to jump a course of fences starting at 60cm to 1.10m.  The course proved challenging with not many double clear rounds. Hagans Croft looks forward to welcoming everyone back [...]

Continue Reading

Splaine names squad for European Championships at Aachen

Splaine names squad for European Championships at Aachen

| August 11, 2015

ROBERT Splaine, Ireland’s show jumping team manager, has tonight (Monday) announced his squad for the European Show Jumping Championships due to take place at Aachen in Germany from August 19-23rd. The Irish European squad will be: Bertram Allen/Molly Malone V Greg Broderick/MHS Going Global (ISH) Darragh Kenny/Sans Soucis Z Denis Lynch/All Star 5 Cian O’Connor/Good [...]

Continue Reading

Iveagh’s Successful Campaign to the UK Pony Club Championships

Iveagh’s Successful Campaign to the UK Pony Club Championships

| August 11, 2015

Iveagh Pony Club have recently celebrated one of their most successful campaigns through the Area 17 Competitions, gaining 5 team and 10 individual qualifying spaces for the Pony Club UK Championships in August, hosted at Chomondely Castle in Cheshire. The Area Competitions ran for 3 consecutive weeks, with the first being the Area Dressage at [...]

Continue Reading

Convincing Irish victory on home ground in Dublin

Convincing Irish victory on home ground in Dublin

| August 10, 2015

The main arena of the Royal Dublin Society showgrounds in Ireland’s capital city was electric with excitement this evening when the Irish team won the eighth and last leg of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2015 Europe Division 1 League on their own hallowed turf. As they raised the Aga Khan Cup in triumph [...]

Continue Reading

Twomey and Swail give Ireland two more victories at the Dublin Horse Show

Twomey and Swail give Ireland two more victories at the Dublin Horse Show

| August 10, 2015

CORK’S Billy Twomey kicked off another good day (Saturday) for Ireland at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse show with a lunchtime win in the Accumulator class aboard Joe Flynn’s Irish Sport Horse stallion Ardcolum Duke, shading Dutch runner-up Johnny Pals and Urjul van Generhese by just under two seconds on time for the 4,600 euro [...]

Continue Reading

Successful Fun at Connell Hill’s Training Show

Successful Fun at Connell Hill’s Training Show

| August 10, 2015

Connell Hill welcomed competitors on Friday night to a bright fun filled Training show evening where everyone thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere.  New faces felt very much at home as they took part jumping tracks utilising the scope of the outdoor arena where the maintenance of the surface is fastidious.  These painstaking efforts paid dividends for [...]

Continue Reading

Nelson takes Individual European Pony Bronze at Championships

Nelson takes Individual European Pony Bronze at Championships

| August 10, 2015

FOURTEEN year-old Zara Nelson added to an impressive week for Ireland’s pony riders at the European Championships in Malmo, Sweden when she claimed the Individual Bronze medal in Eventing this afternoon (Sunday). The Kilcullen, Co. Kildare native rode Kieran Connors and Michelle Nelson’s Millridge Buachaill Bui (ISH)(TIH) through all three stages of the championship with [...]

Continue Reading

Saintfield Show Receives Bank Of Ireland Sponsorship

Saintfield Show Receives Bank Of Ireland Sponsorship

| August 10, 2015

With Live music from Ireland’s own Country Harmony and The famous Box Car Brian Saintfield Horse Show at Tyrella is definately the place to be this Saturday 15th. August. Ladies!!…..You have the chance to win the Best Dressed Lady Competition. The winner will receive a fabulous day out for 2 people at Downpatrick Races on [...]

Continue Reading

Dublin Horse Show 2015 Saturday Results

Dublin Horse Show 2015 Saturday Results

| August 9, 2015

Cup No. 98 – Perpetual Challenge Trophy Presented by the Royal Dublin Society for the Best Hunter Mare. The first and second prize-winning mares in Classes 3, 5, 6, 10 & 11 will compete for the trophy. Rank Cat. No Horse Name Owner Rider Winner 43 Tattygare Good To Go Hurst Show Team Reserve 47 [...]

Continue Reading

Splaine Confirms Team For Aga Khan Trophy

Splaine Confirms Team For Aga Khan Trophy

| August 7, 2015

IRELAND’S show jumping manager Robert Splaine has confirmed his team of four riders and horses that will contest the world-famous Aga Khan Trophy competition at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show this afternoon (Friday). The Irish quartet, sponsored for the first time by Investec, will line out as follows: Bertram Allen with Romanov Greg Broderick [...]

Continue Reading

Lecale Riding Club Now Accepting Memberships for 15/16 Year

Lecale Riding Club Now Accepting Memberships for 15/16 Year

| August 7, 2015

Lecale Riding Club have launched a new website (www.lecaleridingclub.co.uk) which contains the new schedule until the end of the year. The Club is normally based out of Lusks Equestrian Centre in Carryduff and caters for all levels of ability for both horse and rider. Group lessons are starting shortly for flatwork and jumping with fun [...]

Continue Reading

Derby Fever at Connell Hill

Derby Fever at Connell Hill

| August 7, 2015

Sunday at Connell Hill was a most electrifying day as competitors arrived, from early morning, raring to jump ‘Derby’ tracks set in the fabulous outdoor arena.  The dazzling tracks, a combination of showing jumping, working hunter and portable cross country fences, demanded controlled skilful riding with fast forward thinking to negotiate turns.  Derby ‘fever’ set [...]

Continue Reading

Successful Show Jumping Training Show at Hagans Croft Equestrian

Successful Show Jumping Training Show at Hagans Croft Equestrian

| August 7, 2015

Wednesday, July 29 saw the first of six Show Jumping Training nights being held at Hagans Croft Equestrian.  The course comprised of coloured poles, fillers, ladders and planks, all of which made a technical course of exciting, yet challenging jumps.  Perfect for those bringing out their young horses or simply wanting to perfect their show jumping skills. Thanks are [...]

Continue Reading

Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin