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Breen wins Hickstead Derby, Allen takes Netherlands Grand Prix

Breen wins Hickstead Derby, Allen takes Netherlands Grand Prix

| July 1, 2015

IN a notable double for Ireland, Sunday saw two major international wins when 19 year-old Bertram Allen and Molly Malone V won the Geesteren Grand Prix in the Netherlands, and Trevor Breen claimed the famous Hickstead Derby for the second year in a row. Written by Colin McClelland Tipperary native Breen, who last year won [...]

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Cavan Equestrian Centre Summer Horse Festival Results

Cavan Equestrian Centre Summer Horse Festival Results

| July 1, 2015

Competitors at Cavan Equestrian Centre enjoyed the usual hospitality and hot competition with good entries in all classes.  Please see below the results from each class over the weekend. Friday 26th June Event 1 – 1.10m Section A 1st  Aoife Farrelly’s Loughcrew Mirah Meg (Robert Murdy), 2nd Edward Mulligan’s Dowdstown Premier (Edward Mulligan), 3rd Jerry [...]

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Competition Heats Up At Ardnacashel

Competition Heats Up At Ardnacashel

| June 30, 2015

On the evening of the 25th July saw the third week of Ardnacashel Equestrian’s Show Jumping League take place. There were quite a number of new faces at this week’s competition and some lovely horses. Victoria Teuton riding Alfie jumped superbly round the 60-70 cm course and only on completion mentioned that it was his [...]

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All Silver fun at Knockagh

All Silver fun at Knockagh

| June 30, 2015

The All Silver show at Knockagh View was a huge success with great entries across the classes.  Kiera Mcfarland started the day off well winning the trophy in the 30cm class! It was lovely to see lots of new faces and everyone was in good spirits cheering each other on.  The next All Silver show [...]

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Cooper and ‘Bump’ Named Ones to Watch at Connell Hill

Cooper and ‘Bump’ Named Ones to Watch at Connell Hill

| June 30, 2015

Training means fun, enjoyment, good craic, catching up with old friends, making new friends, schooling horses, ironing out problems and it all happens at Connell Hill on a Friday night.  Here you can jump to aid fitness, introduce horses to the showing environment, iron out difficulties, introduction of a new partnership as willing and able [...]

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Connell Hill Reaches Half Way Point of SJI Summer Horse League

Connell Hill Reaches Half Way Point of SJI Summer Horse League

| June 29, 2015

The SJI Summer Horse League hit the way mark as jumping continued on Thursday at Connell Hill when the final will be held on Thursday 30th July at 10.00 am where competitors are required to jump at four legs to qualify.  The beautiful morning clouded over and rain crept in as Judge, Katy Saunders, rolled [...]

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Over 50’s raise the Bar at Gransha’s June Derby

Over 50’s raise the Bar at Gransha’s June Derby

| June 29, 2015

Week 3 of the June Derbys took place at Gransha Equestrian Centre on Sunday 21st.  Putting our younger riders to shame were the highly competitive lady riders in the over 50’s class.  Rosemary McDonald, Judith Bankhead and Valerie McKie all jumped foot perfect first rounds in the testing track designed by Adrienne Stuart.  Overall placings [...]

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Strule Valley Begin Summer League

Strule Valley Begin Summer League

| June 29, 2015

STRULE VALLEY RIDING CLUB’S Annual Summer Showjumping League commences on Wednesday 1st July at 7pm with 60cm, followed by 70cm, 80cm, 90cm & 1 metre open.  It takes place at Ecclesville, Fintona & is open to everyone, members & non-members, ponies & horses.  The league continues on Wednesdays 8th & 15th July with the final scheduled for Wednesday 22nd July.  For the league [...]

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Ravensdale Enjoys Another Busy Week

Ravensdale Enjoys Another Busy Week

| June 27, 2015

Week ending 21st June 2015, results & report Ravensdale Lodge Equestrian & Event Centre. It was another busy week as large numbers made the most of the good weather, attending the regular weekly jumping competitions at Ravensdale Lodge. While Wednesday started grey with some drizzle the sun quickly burned the cloud away as a record [...]

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Arena Eventing causes excitement at Knockagh

Arena Eventing causes excitement at Knockagh

| June 26, 2015

The second week of Arena eventing was well supported at Knockagh View, as competitors walked the course excitement built with the new novelty tractor jump at fence 15.  The course jumped brilliantly all day and the optimum time caught a few out.  The next Arena Eventing day takes place on Sunday 19th July at 11am [...]

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Buoyant June Sale at Cavan Equestrian Centre

Buoyant June Sale at Cavan Equestrian Centre

| June 26, 2015

Cavan Equestrian Centre’s Performance Horse & Pony sale on Tuesday 16th June saw a very lively sale and with a definite rise upward in demand which is surely a welcome picture for the future!   Many overseas buyers including Sweden, Belgium, France, England and Scotland along with the many home grown buyers from North and [...]

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Record Irish Score For Reynolds in Rotterdam

Record Irish Score For Reynolds in Rotterdam

| June 25, 2015

Judy Reynolds set a new Irish international Grand Prix record score of 73.88% when placing fourth, with Joe & Kathleen Reynolds’ 13-year-old Jazz gelding Vancouver K, at the three-star show in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on Friday. Written by Paul Nolan The previous Irish record score of 73.23% was set by Irish Olympian Anna Merveldt and [...]

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Summer Dresssge League at Knockagh

Summer Dresssge League at Knockagh

| June 25, 2015

The 2nd week of the Summer Dressage league was well supported and had super weather.  The next week takes place on Sunday 12th July, entries to Lesley Wilson on 07729607768 before Thursday 9th at 9pm.  There are classes for everyone from Intro to Elementary.  For more details visit our website www.knockaghviewec.com. Results Class 1 – Intro [...]

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Madison Diamond Wins again at Gransha Equestrian Centre Derby Series

Madison Diamond Wins again at Gransha Equestrian Centre Derby Series

| June 25, 2015

Sunday 14th June saw the second in a series of four Derbys at Gransha Equestrian Centre. In the 70cm class a total of 12 seniors tackled the course consisting of 22 obstacles.   First place went to one of our longest serving livery horses ‘Madison Diamond’ owned by Norma Crooks and ridden by Paulene Foster.  This [...]

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Teams announced forPony Club Polocrosse Home Nations International

Teams announced forPony Club Polocrosse Home Nations International

| June 24, 2015

The inaugural Pony Club Polocrosse Home Nations, will see teams from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland compete across two days, 25th and 26th July, at Backford in Cheshire. Over 100 players applied to take part, in a selection process involving a written application and observation of players by managers and coaches across the country. Standards were [...]

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