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Numbers rise at Ravensdale Lodge as weather takes a turn for the worse

Numbers rise at Ravensdale Lodge as weather takes a turn for the worse

| October 22, 2014

Week ending 19th October 2014, results Ravensdale Lodge Equestrian & Event Centre There were increased attendances at all shows held at Ravensdale Lodge this week as the weather turned more seasonal and combinations sought the comfort of an indoor arena. Thursday’s SJI registered horse show recorded a big increase as did Saturday afternoon’s Horse First [...]

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Connell Hill’s Inspirational Training League Show

Connell Hill’s Inspirational Training League Show

| October 21, 2014

The fifth week of the Training League Show at Connell Hill welcomed competitors to jump challenges ranging from x-poles to 1.0 m classes which saw some super controlled rounds of jumping indoors.  This indoor league offers a huge opportunity inspiring athletes not only to go forward but aim higher, also introduce horses to the competitive [...]

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Double Challenge at Laurel View

Double Challenge at Laurel View

| October 21, 2014

A Combined Training Competition was the order of the day on Sunday 21st September, with competitors putting their best foot forward in both the dressage and show jumping arenas. Geraldine Lowry was the judge tasked with scoring the dressage and Amy Neill kept cast her adjudication over the show jumping.  When the scores were all [...]

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Breen and Allen Score Irish Show Jumping Victories

Breen and Allen Score Irish Show Jumping Victories

| October 21, 2014

TIPPERARY’S Shane Breen claimed victory with Wembley Farms Inc’s gelding Calido Boy in the speed class of the five-star World Cup show in Oslo, Norway on Friday, and brought out the same horse for a third place today (Saturday). Meanwhile Wexford’s 19 year-old Bertram Allen last night continued his recent run of success with a [...]

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Laurel View Derby Dilemmas’

Laurel View Derby Dilemmas’

| October 20, 2014

The tail end of a hurricane put paid to the August leg of the Outdoor Derby League, by September the ground was too hard to run on grass for the conclusion of the Outdoor League, so the course was built on the all-weather surface.  Then moving indoors for the first of the Indoor League on [...]

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Emerald International Begin Qualifying Competitions for Masters Show

Emerald International Begin Qualifying Competitions for Masters Show

| October 20, 2014

The first of two young horse qualifiers for the November Irish Masters at Emerald International Equestrian Centre. will take place this coming Wednesday (22nd October) at the hugely impressive, newly opened Kildare venue. Jumping in the main indoor arena will get underway at 9.00am on Wednesday with the 5 year-old qualifier, where 15 places will be on [...]

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Results Are In For The Pony Club Likit Open Eventing League

Results Are In For The Pony Club Likit Open Eventing League

| October 20, 2014

The Pony Club Open Eventing League, generously sponsored by Likit, has reached its conclusion for 2014.Over 30 Likit Open Eventing League competitions have been held all over the country since March, accommodating hundreds of Pony Club horse and rider combinations across them. The winner of the Likit Open Eventing League for 2014 is Katherine Mason, from the [...]

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No end to Laurel View Summer

No end to Laurel View Summer

| October 17, 2014

When the Laurel View End of Summer Show was scheduled for the 31st August, it was hoped that the naming of the show would not signal the actual end of summer, thankfully the opposite was the case and we have all enjoyed one of the best Septembers on record.  The good weather being one of [...]

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Champion line-up unveiled for 2014 NI Festival of Racing at Down Royal

Champion line-up unveiled for 2014 NI Festival of Racing at Down Royal

| October 17, 2014

Biggest names in British racing behind record level of entries Ireland’s leading trainers and many of the top horses in the national hunt world will take part in this year’s Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse, taking place on the 31st October and 1st November. The world-class line-up was confirmed at the Festival launch [...]

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Winter Dressage league underway at Knockagh

Winter Dressage league underway at Knockagh

| October 16, 2014

The first week of Knockagh View’s winter dressage took place on Sunday 5th October.  The next week is on Sunday 9th November, entries to Ruth on 07732809188 before thurday evening before, times go up on the website on the friday before www.knockaghviewec@yahoo.com.  This dressage league runs throughout the winter months with fantastic prizes at the final, [...]

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Mossvale Presents Show Jumping Trophy Winners

Mossvale Presents Show Jumping Trophy Winners

| October 16, 2014

Results of Horse and Pony jumping held on Monday 6th october 60cm 1st Mac, Paul Humphries. 70cm 1st Tilly, Clare Smyth. Results of Pony jumping held on Friday 10th October Cross Poles 1st= Inky Dinky, Zara Smyth drew the trophy; Misty, Adam Adair; Ro Ro, Zara McConnell. 40cm 1st= Joe, Kaitlyn Kearns drew trophy; Inky [...]

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Emerald International Announce Forthcoming Masters Show at Launch

Emerald International Announce Forthcoming Masters Show at Launch

| October 16, 2014

A group of some of Ireland’s top Show Jumping and Eventing riders visited Emerald International Equestrian Centre in Co Kildare with their horses on Tuesday 14th October to sample the fantastic facilities on offer, as Emerald International prepares for its forthcoming Irish Masters Show which runs from November 14th – 16th. 2014. Those in attendance were incredibly [...]

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Mid week Showjumping league at Knockagh

Mid week Showjumping league at Knockagh

| October 16, 2014

The second week of Knockagh View’s Midweek showjumping had a fantastic crowd with some superb jumping in each class!  Jumping continues every Wednesday night starting at 6.30pm sharp with 60cms to 1M.  The final takes place on Wednesday 19th November, competitors must compete at 4 weeks plus the final to be eligible for prizes.  For [...]

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Online Equine Nutrition Course Offered by CAFRE

Online Equine Nutrition Course Offered by CAFRE

| October 16, 2014

CAFRE continue to embrace educational technology by delivering online equine courses to people across the country and around the world. The new equine nutrition course will begin on Wednesday 22nd October and participants must enrol by today 16th October. This new course is free and will cover clinical equine nutrition including common nutritional related illnesses, the role [...]

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Halloween is a time for giving at Ravensdale Lodge

Halloween is a time for giving at Ravensdale Lodge

| October 15, 2014

Week ending 12th October 2014, results Ravensdale Lodge Equestrian & Event Centre. Show organisers at Ravensdale Lodge are gearing up for a giveaway spree over the Halloween bank holiday weekend from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th October. Not only will the centre be holding their annual “Spooktacular Bumper Bank Holiday Show” on Sunday 26th, they [...]

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