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Connell Hill’s Traning Show ‘Says Forward’

Connell Hill’s Traning Show ‘Says Forward’

| March 25, 2015

The pleasantries of the past weeks glorious weather had competitors buzzing at Connell Hills’ Training Show so as we head to-wards summer time next week-end – don’t forget to put your clocks ‘Forward’.  So with ‘forward’ in mind riders not wishing to be left behind jumped at the opportunity of training/schooling confidently at this ‘training [...]

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Horse Sport Ireland Announce Dates for New Jumping in the City Series

Horse Sport Ireland Announce Dates for New Jumping in the City Series

| March 25, 2015

HORSE Sport Ireland has confirmed dates for the new ‘Jumping In The City’ series that will see top level national show jumping taking place in greyhound stadia in three of Ireland’s major cities during the summer of 2015. The idea of a series of show jumping competitions in greyhound stadia was first suggested by Minister [...]

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Pegus Sponsor Young Event Horse Championship

Pegus Sponsor Young Event Horse Championship

| March 24, 2015

The RUAS are delighted to announce that Pegus are sponsoring the Young Event Horse Championship at Balmoral Show 2015.  There will be four year old and five year old classes which aim to identify high calibre horses bred in Ireland with the potential to become top class eventers.  The Pegus Young Event Horse Championship has [...]

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Iveagh to host massive inter-schools show-jumping day at Moyallon

Iveagh to host massive inter-schools show-jumping day at Moyallon

| March 24, 2015

The Iveagh Branch of the Pony Club has scheduled a massive inter-schools show at Moyallon on Saturday 25th April 2015.   All primary schools and secondary schools are invited to attend and it is hoped that as many schools as possible will accept the invitation and send teams along to this fun and competitive day. In [...]

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Equine Industry Unites Over Need for Workable Horse ID System

Equine Industry Unites Over Need for Workable Horse ID System

| March 24, 2015

Implementation of a robust and workable equine ID system was pinpointed as the cornerstone for equine health, welfare and management in the UK, at the 23rd National Equine Forum, held on 5th March. Whether reviewing the Equine Sector 2015 General Election Manifesto for the Horse, discussing the practicalities of equine legislation, the management of health and disease [...]

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The Pony Club Winter Triathlon is a Triumph

The Pony Club Winter Triathlon is a Triumph

| March 24, 2015

The Pony Club Winter Triathlon Final, kindly sponsored by NFU Mutual, was held on March 15th 2015 at Stantonbury Leisure Centre, Milton Keynes. A fantastic 265 competitors came forward to the final after qualifying at Area competitions held during the winter months. The competition caters for Pony Club Members at all ages, with sections run for [...]

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Mourne Flying High at Mossvale Equestrian Centre in Horseware League

Mourne Flying High at Mossvale Equestrian Centre in Horseware League

| March 24, 2015

Results of Horse and Pony jumping held on Monday 9th 70cm 1st Billy, Yvonne Whiteside. 80cm 1st= Soda & Dan, Jasmine Kirk. Results of Pony jumping held on Friday 13th Cross Poles 1st= Puzzle, Kaitlyn Kearns drew the trophy; Jo, Shea Knox. 40cm 1st= Dusty, Chloe Agnew drew the trophy; Puzzle, Kaitlyn Kearns; Special; Jo, [...]

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David Keane Elected Chairman of Dressage Ireland

David Keane Elected Chairman of Dressage Ireland

| March 23, 2015

Dubliner David Keane was elected chairman of Dressage Ireland on Thursday night at the first board meeting after the 2015 AGM. It is the first time the position has been held by Mr Keane, who defeated former chairman Robert McCormick in a vote. Anne Cahill retired as the chairman of Dressage Ireland at the end [...]

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Eventing Ireland Confirm Equest Paramox Sponsorship for CNC2*

Eventing Ireland Confirm Equest Paramox Sponsorship for CNC2*

| March 23, 2015

Eventing Ireland have confirmed Equest Pramox will continue to sponsor the Equest Pramox CNC2* Class. The series consists of five legs during the season in which the overall Series Winner will receive Equest Pramox products plus €500 in prize money for the winner and a rug for the horse. Eamonn O’Sullivan, CAE Business Manager, Zoetis said [...]

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O’Connor Snatches Live Oak Grand Prix

O’Connor Snatches Live Oak Grand Prix

| March 23, 2015

ONLY Ireland’s Cian O’Connor and America’s world-ranked number eight Beezie Madden made it through to the jump-off in the Live Oak international Grand Prix in Florida last night, but O’ Connor snatched the 12,000 euro trophy when Madden faulted once in the final round. Picking up a zero score in the jump-off was a notable [...]

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St Patricks Bumper Show Boosts a Busy March at Ravensdale

St Patricks Bumper Show Boosts a Busy March at Ravensdale

| March 23, 2015

Week ending 22nd March 2015, results Ravensdale Lodge Equestrian & Event Centre. After the excitement of the first “Bumper” show of the year on St Patrick’s Day, results of which can be viewed in the results section below, competition returned to normal this week with the usual mix of show jumping, arena eventing and dressage [...]

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Lynch Claims Hat Trick of Victories in 24 Hours in Germany

Lynch Claims Hat Trick of Victories in 24 Hours in Germany

| March 23, 2015

DENIS Lynch, Ireland’s sole competitor at the four-star show in Braunschweig, Germany, made it a hat trick of wins on Sunday with victory in the Grand Prix aboard Thomas Straumann’s Abbervail van het Dingeshof. Remarkably, the Tipperary-born rider won three consecutive major competitions at the German venue on the 15 year-old gelding over a period [...]

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Irish Show Jumping Riders Take Three Top Five Places in Florida

Irish Show Jumping Riders Take Three Top Five Places in Florida

| March 20, 2015

IRISH riders took third, fourth and fifth places in Thursday’s Challenge Cup Round 11 at the international Winter Equestrian Festival in Florida, USA. Offaly’s Darragh Kenny kept up his recent run of good form by claiming third place with a double clear round on Caroline Loyd’s gelding Sans Soucis Z, while Tipperary’s Kevin Babington was [...]

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Kernan Equestrian Centre Spring League Results

Kernan Equestrian Centre Spring League Results

| March 20, 2015

Kernan Equestrian Centre Spring Horse and Pony League Results Sunday 15th March 2015 Horses 80cms- No result   90cms- 1, M. McShane;s Captain Allegro (Lauren McCabe); 1, R. Hughes’s Roxbourough Golden Echo (Roisin Hughes); 1, N. Kiernan’s Hermes Camiro (Rebecca Kieran); 1,   1m- 1, M. Barrett’s Corrygeen Furistos Beauty (Niamh Barrett); 1, M. Fullerton’s [...]

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Six Mile Water Riding Club “Kick On” with 1st Leg of 2015 Dressage League

Six Mile Water Riding Club “Kick On” with 1st Leg of 2015 Dressage League

| March 20, 2015

The bitter cold weather on Sunday 15th March did nothing to hamper the spirits of the competitors for the 1st leg of the 2015 Dressage League. With great entries across the classes, marking was tight for the judges. SMWRC would like to thank all the committee and members for helping on the day! Its takes [...]

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