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Babington Wins Bridgehamptons World Cup Event for Ireland

Babington Wins Bridgehamptons World Cup Event for Ireland

| September 1, 2014

IRISH RIDERS DOMINATE AT BRIDGEHAMPTON’S WORLD CUP EVENT Kevin Babington of Ireland guided the young mare Shorapur to the fastest fault-free jump-off time (39.16 seconds) to claim the $250,000 Hampton Classic Grand Prix, presented by Land Rover, in an exciting climax to the 39th Annual Hampton Classic. Meanwhile Offaly’s Darragh Kenny and Picolo walked away with [...]

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Tragedy for Harry Meade at World Equestrian Games

Tragedy for Harry Meade at World Equestrian Games

| September 1, 2014

Team silver provided mixed emotions with the loss of Wild Lone ridden by Harry Meade following cross country phase on Saturday.  After jumping a clear round with 26.4 time penalties, he was  in 24th place crossing the finish line. Click here for an audio interview with Harry “What I can say is that the team [...]

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It’s a ‘Smokey’ Training Show at Connell Hill

It’s a ‘Smokey’ Training Show at Connell Hill

| September 1, 2014

It was a lovely summer night as Connell Hills’ Training Show got under way with competitors arriving in full flight ready to take their challenges availing of the fabulous surface in both the outdoor warm up arena and then the super indoor arena.  This in turn saw novice horses gaining confidence and some excellent rounds of [...]

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Land Rover Video of Eventing Day One at WEG

Land Rover Video of Eventing Day One at WEG

| August 29, 2014

Enjoy this video put together by Land Rover, official sponsor of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian GamesTM 2014 in Normandy.  It offers a behind the scenes look at day one of the eventing competition with a few familiar faces.

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Chilli Morning and Fox-Pitt turn up the heat in WEG

Chilli Morning and Fox-Pitt turn up the heat in WEG

| August 29, 2014

William Fox-Pitt (GBR) has given the British team a massive morale boost after the first day of the Eventing competition at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, where the Dressage phase is taking place below the chateau at Haras du Pin deep in the Normandy countryside. Written by By Kate Green Fox-Pitt and [...]

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Yamamah flies to gold for Sheikh Hamdan

Yamamah flies to gold for Sheikh Hamdan

| August 29, 2014

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum (UAE) and the outstanding mare Yamamah, means “little dove” in Arabic, led from the start to finish to win the individual gold medal at a challenging Endurance competition in Sartilly at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 to take over the world title from his father, Sheikh Mohammed. [...]

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Ireland Eventing Team in Seventh after First Day at WEG

Ireland Eventing Team in Seventh after First Day at WEG

| August 29, 2014

AFTER the first day of Eventing at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy, Ireland is lying seventh of 16 teams.  Britain’s William Fox-Pitt was the day’s leader on 37.5 penalties with Chilli Morning.  Leading the Irish after the initial day of dressage is Sarah Ennis with Horseware Stellor Rebound in tenth place on 48.5 penalties, with fellow [...]

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Anticipation builds for a bumper Eventing competition

Anticipation builds for a bumper Eventing competition

| August 28, 2014

The stage is set for a truly memorable Eventing competition at Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy at the historic venue of Haras du Pin, where the first horse inspection took place this afternoon against the magnificent backdrop of the chateau built by Louis XlV. Written by By Kate Green A record 91 horses [...]

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Dubarry Announces New Sponsorship Deal for Irish WEG Eventing Squad

Dubarry Announces New Sponsorship Deal for Irish WEG Eventing Squad

| August 28, 2014

DUBARRY of Ireland have just announced a new partnership with Horse Sport Ireland. The sponsorship deal will see the Irish eventing squad wearing Dubarry of Ireland signature tweed clothing, footwear and accessories for both the European Championships and during the current World Equestrian Games (WEG) 2014. Junior, pony and young riders’ team members are also [...]

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Turner Reveals Ireland’s Eventing Team for World Equestrian Games

Turner Reveals Ireland’s Eventing Team for World Equestrian Games

| August 28, 2014

IRELAND’S Eventing High Performance Manager Nick Turner just revealed his four-strong team that will compete at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy beginning Thursday. With all its eventing horses now having passed the veterinary check, the Irish team will be: Aoife Clark with Fenya’s Elegance Sarah Ennis with Horseware Stellor Rebound Joseph Murphy with Electric [...]

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Connell Hill Filled to Capacity for Blue Grass GP Show

Connell Hill Filled to Capacity for Blue Grass GP Show

| August 27, 2014

Connell Hill opened the gates of the scenic outdoor arena, with an awesome display of strategically designed course of fences for the very competitive Blue Grass Ulster Region Grand Prix Horse Show.  These demanding tracks throughout the day, designed by Mr Nigel Jess, did indeed prove both horse and riders ability to successfully navigate a [...]

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Horse Sport Ireland Announces Gain Horse Feeds Young Rider European Squad

Horse Sport Ireland Announces Gain Horse Feeds Young Rider European Squad

| August 27, 2014

HORSE Sport Ireland has confirmed the GAIN Horse feeds Young Rider Eventing Squad for the 2014 European Championships in Vale Sabroso, Portugal from the 17th – 21st September 2014 The GAIN Horse feeds Young Rider Eventing Squad in alphabetical order is: ·      Jennifer Diamond with Early Spring (ISH) ·      Elizabeth Hayden [...]

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Pony Club UK Uncovers Next Equestrian Artistic Talent

Pony Club UK Uncovers Next Equestrian Artistic Talent

| August 27, 2014

The Pony Club Championships, held at Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire from 15th to 18th August, once again played host to the finals of The Pony Club Art Competition; a joint venture between The Pony Club and The Society of Equestrian Artists (SEA), open to all Pony Club Members and aimed at finding the next generation of talented equestrian [...]

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Three Top Tens For Irish Para At World Equestrian Games

Three Top Tens For Irish Para At World Equestrian Games

| August 27, 2014

IRISH riders scored three top ten places in their respective tests on the second day (Tuesday) of Para Equestrian at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy. Paralympic multi-medallist Helen Kearney and the Irish Sport Horse Mister Cool finished seventh in the Grade 1a Team Test on a score of 68.304 per cent. The competition was won by [...]

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Ravensdale Leagues Reach Half Way Point

Ravensdale Leagues Reach Half Way Point

| August 26, 2014

Week ending 24th August 2104, Ravensdale Lodge Equestrian & Event Centre.   With the weather taking a turn for the worse and the short six week summer / autumn schedule of events at Ravensdale Lodge reaching the half way point this week, show organisers are starting to focus their attention on the move indoors in [...]

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