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Mossvale Equestrian Centre Begin Indoor Show Jumping Season

Mossvale Equestrian Centre Begin Indoor Show Jumping Season

| September 17, 2014

Results of pony jumping from the first night of the indoor season starting up at Mossvale 2014/15 season 5th September Cross poles 1st= The Mad Rocket, Chloe Agnew drew the trophy; Holly, Thai Cunningham; Pepsi, Harvey McGladdery; Casper, Robert Russell. 40cm 1st= Casper, Robert Russell drew the trophy; The Mad Rocket, Chloe Agnew; Holly, Nina [...]

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Summer dressage league final at Knockagh

Summer dressage league final at Knockagh

| September 17, 2014

The final of Knockagh View’s popular dressage league took place on Sunday, the overall league winner in each classs took home a beautiful embroidered rambo grand prix show rug.  Knockagh View has a winter dressage league staring on Sunday 5th October and running throughout the winter months with the final in March.  Again there will [...]

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Gransha Riding Club Enjoy Equine Nutrition Talk from Declan Cullen

Gransha Riding Club Enjoy Equine Nutrition Talk from Declan Cullen

| September 17, 2014

Declan Cullen (Pegus Horse Feeds) gave a very entertaining and informative talk to members and Gransha liveries. Starting with a short slide show of the differences in the products which are in the various feeds and what ones to look out for if your horse is overweight or excitable (cool mixes may not be as [...]

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Ravensdale Lodge gearing up for indoor season

Ravensdale Lodge gearing up for indoor season

| September 16, 2014

Week ending 14th September 2014, results Ravensdale Lodge Equestrian & Event Centre. The sun may be shining and the weather unseasonably good for the time of year but the evenings are really drawing in and a chill is in the air so it is time to think about a move indoors for the winter months. [...]

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“Learn from a legend” – with Andrew Nicholson at the 2015 International Eventing Forum.

“Learn from a legend” – with Andrew Nicholson at the 2015 International Eventing Forum.

| September 16, 2014

To win Burghley once in a lifetime is something that Eventing dreams are made of. To win it three times – and three years in a row on the same horse – is the masterpiece of a legend and an achievement that may never again be repeated. Andrew Nicholson, winner of Burghley CCI**** on Avebury [...]

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Double-gold for Croatia, Greece and Slovenia while Turkey reclaims Senior Team title

Double-gold for Croatia, Greece and Slovenia while Turkey reclaims Senior Team title

| September 16, 2014

There was a significant swing away from the traditional dominance of Turkey and Greece as the host nation, and the visitors from Slovenia, made a big impact at the FEI Balkan Jumping Championships 2014 staged at Konjicki Klub Karoca in Zagreb, Croatia last weekend. Written by By Louise Parkes At the 2013 fixture on their home [...]

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Ravensdale Lodge Announce Autumn / Winter Event Schedule 2014

Ravensdale Lodge Announce Autumn / Winter Event Schedule 2014

| September 15, 2014

Ravensdale Lodge have set the following dates for their Autumn / Winter leagues: Thursday 25th September to Thursday 11th December: Indoor SJI registered horse league. Modified classes from 80cm to 1.30m, start time 11am. Friday 26th September to Friday 12th December: Indoor Horse & pony training league, classes from X poles to 1.10m, start time [...]

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Connors Crowned Connolly’s Red Mills Munster GP League Champion

Connors Crowned Connolly’s Red Mills Munster GP League Champion

| September 15, 2014

The final round of the Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix league at Banteer Gymkhana served up another thrilling competition in the 2014 series, with the result hanging in the balance right up to the end. At the finish it was Tipperary’s Liam O Meara who took the winners prize at Cork showgrounds with Zamir, [...]

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CAFRE Rider Development Workshop at Lusks

CAFRE Rider Development Workshop at Lusks

| September 15, 2014

CAFRE is hosting a Rider Development workshop on Friday 3rd October at Lusk’s Equestrian Centre, Lisburn, BT27 6YB. The workshop will include demonstrations of horses and riders and talks on rider asymmetry, balance and performance analysis for the rider and how they affect the horse’s way of going. This workshop is a must for all [...]

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Bertram Allen Adds More World Ranking Points After 3rd Place at Lausanne

Bertram Allen Adds More World Ranking Points After 3rd Place at Lausanne

| September 15, 2014

IRISH teenager Bertram Allen added valuable points to his Longines World Rider ranking when finishing third on Sunday evening in the big jump-off class at Lausanne in Switzerland. Wexford-born Allen, who is currently Ireland’s highest-placed rider with a 32nd position in the rankings, steered the chestnut stallion Romanov into the 12-strong second round, but at [...]

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Horse Sport Ireland Announces New Level 2 Coaches

Horse Sport Ireland Announces New Level 2 Coaches

| September 15, 2014

HORSE Sport Ireland (HSI) Level 2 candidates completed their final assessments last week at Spruce Lodge Training Facility, Redcross, Co. Wicklow and Grange Farm, Kilcock. The HSI Level 2 Coach qualification is the first level where coaches are qualified to coach independently and currently the first stage where candidates must produce the required standard at [...]

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Final of Connolly’s Red Mills Munster Grand Prix League This Sunday

Final of Connolly’s Red Mills Munster Grand Prix League This Sunday

| September 12, 2014

After 14 thrilling rounds held throughout the Munster province, the 2014 Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix League comes to a conclusion this Sunday, as the €20,000 Banteer Gymkhana at Cork Showgrounds hosts the final leg of the series, with the league title still hanging in the balance. A titanic battle has developed between Waterford’s [...]

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Tipp’s Greg Broderick Lands International Win at Arezzo With Rincarina

Tipp’s Greg Broderick Lands International Win at Arezzo With Rincarina

| September 12, 2014

Tipperary’s Greg Broderick beat off a top class international field of 45 horses and riders, to win Thursday’s two-phase competition at the 2 star show in Arezzo, Italy. Written by Brian Hennessy Broderick was riding the Noel Cawley owned ten-year-old Crusing mare Rincarina, and finished with well over a second in hand over his nearest [...]

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Ireland’s Lanaken 2014 Team Announced

Ireland’s Lanaken 2014 Team Announced

| September 12, 2014

The FEI WBFSH World Breeding Jumping Championships for Young Horses will take place from 18th to 21st September in Lanaken, Belgium. Fifteen Irish Sport Horses have been selected to represent the Irish Sport Horse Studbook at these prestigious Championships for 5, 6 and 7 year old horses. The Irish Sport Horse Studbook has enjoyed huge [...]

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Ireland Through to Semi Finals At European Polo Championships

Ireland Through to Semi Finals At European Polo Championships

| September 11, 2014

IRELAND beat England 7 goals to 6 in yesterday’s game at the European Polo Championships in Chantilly, France and go through to the semi-finals on Friday. Ireland’s Max Hutchinson and Sebastian Dawnway were scorers. Both teams were undefeated until this point. The Irish team faced England at the FIP European Championships having beaten both Austria [...]

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