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Simpson Claims Olympia Puissance for Ireland

Simpson Claims Olympia Puissance for Ireland

| December 19, 2014

NORTHERN Ireland rider David Simpson claimed victory in the famous Puissance competition at London’s five star Olympia horse show tonight (Thursday) with the 13 year-old grey mare Richi Rich. The 26 year-old, who is now based in Sussex, was one of two riders to make it through to the fourth and final jump-off in the [...]

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Christmas All Silver Show Jumping at Knockagh View

Christmas All Silver Show Jumping at Knockagh View

| December 17, 2014

Knockagh View Equestrian Centre, Greenisland is holding a Christmas All Silver Showjumping day on Sunday 21st December. Jumping starts at 11am with classes from 30cms to 1M, prizes for everyone who takes part in 30cms to 60cms and beautiful trophies for the winner in each class. For full schedule visit our website www.knockaghviewec.comor contact Ruth on [...]

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Adventure Packed Fun Day at Connell Hill

Adventure Packed Fun Day at Connell Hill

| December 16, 2014

Sunday at Connell Hill was what can only be described as ‘An Adventure’, as kids, youth and adults all joined forces and had a fun packed day.  Everyone arrived with one thing in mind ‘fun fun fun’, and the day got into full swing with ‘Santas’ Little Helpers – Lead Rein class which saw future [...]

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Exciting finale to autumn / winter schedule at Ravensdale Lodge

Exciting finale to autumn / winter schedule at Ravensdale Lodge

| December 16, 2014

Week ending 14th December 2014, results Ravensdale Lodge Equestrian & Event Centre. The finals of three autumn / winter leagues were held this week at Ravensdale Lodge and there was great excitement over the three days as combinations battled it out against the clock. First competition up was the final of the SJI registered league [...]

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Kernan Equestrian Centre Horse and Pony League Results

Kernan Equestrian Centre Horse and Pony League Results

| December 16, 2014

Kernan Equestrian Centre Horse & Ponies League Results Sunday 14h December  2014 Final HORSES 90cms- 1, J. Griffin’s Cregmore Hughie (Jim Griffin); 1m- 1, C. Cornyn’s Dutch Sprout (Ciara Cornyn);  1,J. Haffey’s John L (Joe Haffey); 1,J. Griffin’s Cregmore Hughie (Jim Griffin); 1.10m- 1, J. McMurray’s Iroka Molly (William Anderson);); 1.20m- 1, J. McMurray’s Iroka Molly (William [...]

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Belgium’s Ingmar De Vos elected as FEI President

Belgium’s Ingmar De Vos elected as FEI President

| December 15, 2014

Ingmar De Vos (BEL) was elected as President of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) yesterday by an overwhelming majority in the first round of voting, earning 98 votes out of a possible 131. De Vos, 51, Secretary General of the FEI since May 2011, was elected to take charge of the world governing body of [...]

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Lots on offer from The Pony Club at Olympia

Lots on offer from The Pony Club at Olympia

| December 15, 2014

The Pony Club is full steam ahead towards Olympia, The London International Horse Show, with an enhanced presence at the show for 2014,  including all the usual Pony Club merchandise, running the Olympia Shopping Drop Off, launching the next level of the e learning site ‘PonyPrep Plus’ and some great action in the Mini Major [...]

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Lynch and All Star Second in Spanish Longines Grand Prix

Lynch and All Star Second in Spanish Longines Grand Prix

| December 15, 2014

FASTEST combination to go clear in the first round of Saturday’s big Longines Grand Prix at La Coruna, Spain, Ireland’s Denis Lynch and All Star 5 came home in second place and 100,000 euro richer after the thrilling 12-horse jump off. The first round speed of Thomas Straumann’s bay stallion gave the Tipperary rider the [...]

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Joseph Murphy To Become Jeep Brand Ambassador

Joseph Murphy To Become Jeep Brand Ambassador

| December 15, 2014

AGNELLI Motor Park, Dublin and Jeep Ireland have announced that they have joined forces with Eventing Ireland’s number one event rider, Olympian Joseph Murphy,  as official Ambassador. No stranger to horse power, Murphy and his team will be on the ‘Road to Rio’ with a different type of horse power. To be precise, the international [...]

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Breen Takes Weekend’s Biggest Prixe Pot with Victory in Spain

Breen Takes Weekend’s Biggest Prixe Pot with Victory in Spain

| December 14, 2014

SHANE Breen grabbed Ireland’s biggest prize pot of the weekend so far when finishing first in Friday’s feature class at the five-star show jumping fixture in La Coruna, Spain. The Tipperary rider out-jumped a top 38-strong field to collect 30,000 euro with a double clear round on the nine year-old stallion Farao van’t Vennehof, with [...]

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Change of Date for Portmore Christmas Show

Change of Date for Portmore Christmas Show

| December 11, 2014

Portmore are now holding their Christmas show on Sunday 14th December with a 10.30am start.  The schedule for the day is shown below: Class 1   70cm Speed Round  (no doubles all ponies welcome) Class 2 Novice Speed Class 80cm/85cm Class 3 Open Speed Class 90cm/95cm Class 4 King and Queen of the ring 1m [...]

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Busy Festive Season for Knockagh View Equestrian Centre

Busy Festive Season for Knockagh View Equestrian Centre

| December 11, 2014

Christmas All Silver Show Knockagh View Equestrian Centre is holding their all Silver Christmas show in Sunday 21st December, jumping starts at 11am with 30cms to 1M.  All our competitors in 30cms to 60cms leave with a rosette and prize! There are beautiful trophies for the winner of each class. For full schedule visit our [...]

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CHRISTMAS SHOW AT STRULE VALLEY

CHRISTMAS SHOW AT STRULE VALLEY

| December 11, 2014

STRULE VALLEY RIDING CLUB, Omagh, Co Tyrone are holding their annual Christmas Show this Saturday 20th December in the RDA, Arvalee, Omagh commencing at 10am with the ponies.  Classes for the ponies will be 40cm, 60cm, 70cm, 80cm open, 90cm open.  Horses will commence at approximately 12 noon with 60cm, 70cm, 80cm, 90cm open, 1 metre open.  There will also [...]

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Limepark Enjoy Thrilling 2014 Winter League Final

Limepark Enjoy Thrilling 2014 Winter League Final

| December 11, 2014

Results Sunday 7th December 2014 Sunday saw the final show of the show Jumping League at Lime Park Equestrian.  Although the weather was cold and wet, all those who qualified turned out in force. Sponsors for day were Stonebridge Horse Feeds of Crumlin, who put up bags of feed and a lovely body warmer,  also [...]

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Kernan Equestrian Horse & Pony League Gears Up For Final

Kernan Equestrian Horse & Pony League Gears Up For Final

| December 10, 2014

HORSES 90cms- 1, J. Griffin’s Cregmore Hughie (Jim Griffin); 1m- 1, M. Clarke’s Crosskeys Lady (Abby Morton); 1, C. Cornyn’s Dutch Sprout (Ciara Cornyn);  1,J. Haffey’s John L (Joe Haffey); 1,J. Griffin’s Cregmore Hughie (Jim Griffin); 1.10m- 1,L. Fahey’s Bronan (James Kernan); 1, J. Murphy’s Javas Scarlot (Jamie Landers);); 1.20m- 1, J. Morton’s Patch Mills [...]

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