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Kernan Equestrian Centre Gears Up for Busy League

Kernan Equestrian Centre Gears Up for Busy League

| February 27, 2015

Kernan Equestrian Centre Horse & Ponies League Results Sunday 22nd February 2015 PONIES 128 60cm- No Result 128 70cms- 1, Heffron Equine Ltd.’s Princess Judy (Jemima Heffron); 1, M. King’s Whos Casper (Poebe Heffron); 1, I. Traynor’s Eternal Boy (Sadhbh Morriseey); 1, 128 80cms- 1, Heffron Equine Ltd.’s Miss Susie (Charles Heffron); 1, S. Moore’s Bertie Bassett [...]

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New Cooley Farm Young Horse 1* Class added to Tatts International Horse Trials

New Cooley Farm Young Horse 1* Class added to Tatts International Horse Trials

| February 26, 2015

COOLEY FARM TO SPONSOR NEW CCIYH1* CLASS AS SCHEDULE FOR TATTS 2015 IS RELEASED  Tattersalls International Horse Trials and Country Fair in association with Horse Sport Ireland have added a new and exciting CCI1* Young Horse Class to the schedule for 2015. Tattersalls Ireland are delighted to welcome Cooley Farm who have come on board [...]

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Great Prizes For Ardnacashel Jump Cross League

Great Prizes For Ardnacashel Jump Cross League

| February 26, 2015

Saturday 21 February 2015 saw the second in our Jump Cross Series.  We had a fantastic turnout for all classes with once again lots of new faces.  There was also a high number of expertly turned out horse and rider combinations vying for the Best Turned Out Prize.  The course was a testing one for both horse and rider. [...]

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Splaine Names Riders for Four Star Florida Competition

Splaine Names Riders for Four Star Florida Competition

| February 26, 2015

IRISH show jumping manager Robert Splaine named the six riders from which he will select the team of four that will represent Ireland in the four-star Wellington, West Palm Beach Nations’ Cup in Florida on Friday night. The six are: Kevin Babington with Shorapur Richie Moloney with Carrabis Z and Slieveanorra (ISH) Daragh Kenny with [...]

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Ireland Storm to Silver in Saratosa Modern Pentathlon

Ireland Storm to Silver in Saratosa Modern Pentathlon

| February 25, 2015

IRELAND stormed to silver in the mixed relay event at the Sarasota Modern Pentathlon World Cup yesterday on Sunday in Florida, USA. Irish Olympians, Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe and Natalya Coyle made a late charge for the podium by moving from eighth to second in the final combined run/shoot event.Ireland scored 15 victories in fencing to begin the [...]

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It’s ‘Carry On’ Training at Connell Hill

It’s ‘Carry On’ Training at Connell Hill

| February 25, 2015

Connell Hill was a hive of activity as competitors received a warm welcome as they  ‘carry on’ training/schooling and brushing up on skills jumping at the Training Show on Friday night which incorporated a Dengie Qualifier night.  This qualifier show was very well supported which saw riders from Mid Antrim, Tullylagan, Killultagh, Seskinore and East [...]

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Hot Competition at Mossvale Equestrian Centre

Hot Competition at Mossvale Equestrian Centre

| February 25, 2015

Results of pony jumping held on Friday 13th Cross Poles 1st= Joe, Shay Knox drew the trophy; Puzzle, Oisin Knox; Special; Blaze, Katie McLeigh. 40cm 1st= Blaze, Katie McLeigh drew the trophy; Taz, Laura McClelland; Special; Puzzle, Kaitlyn Kearns. 50cm 1st= Inky Dinky, Zara Smyth drew the trophy; Barney, Bailey Parker; Merlin, Emma Burns; Casper, Robert [...]

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​ Mar​c​ Bettinger wins Hipismo- Vilamoura Atlantic Tour 2015 Grand Prix

​ Mar​c​ Bettinger wins Hipismo- Vilamoura Atlantic Tour 2015 Grand Prix

| February 24, 2015

German rider Mar​c Bettinger, riding Bacardi finishes this week with a victory at the Grand Prix The first Grand Prix of the Atlantic Tour 2015 took place this Sunday. This Grand Prix (CSI2 *), played at a height of 1.45 m, was won by Mar​c Bettinger and Bacardi team. The German rider finished the jump-off [...]

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‘Bounty of Cash’ at Connell Hill’s Unreg Horse Shows

‘Bounty of Cash’ at Connell Hill’s Unreg Horse Shows

| February 24, 2015

Wintry conditions are still to the fore but this did not dampen the enthusiasm of riders travelling to Connell Hill for the chance to ‘grab the cash’ at the Unregistered Horse Show on Sunday.  The opportunity of preparing for the season ahead with a bounty of cash up for grabs was too good to miss.  [...]

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Dressage Winners at Every Level For Mill Yard

Dressage Winners at Every Level For Mill Yard

| February 24, 2015

Saturday 14th February saw the Dressage For All Spring League, continue at Mill Yard Equestrian Centre, Anahilt, Hillsborough. With classes ranging from Intro (walk/trot only) to Preliminary and Novice there was something for everyone. Thanks to everyone who supported the event, to Judge Ivor Harper (and scribe) and also thanks to A.P. Photography for covering the [...]

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Spring Tour Rolls to Ravensdale Lodge

Spring Tour Rolls to Ravensdale Lodge

| February 23, 2015

Week ending 22nd February 2015, results Ravensdale Lodge Equestrian & Event Centre. After the success of the Pony Spring Tour on Saturday 14th February Ravensdale Lodge plays host to its second national level show in as many weeks. This time it is the turn of the horses when the Spring Tour Grand Prix takes centre [...]

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Horses Chocs’ and Wine Weekend For Connell Hill

Horses Chocs’ and Wine Weekend For Connell Hill

| February 23, 2015

It was the roses, chocolates and wine weekend for those struck on ‘love’ but Connell Hill welcomed all addicted to the ‘love of horses’ to the Working Hunter Show on Sunday, 15th February.  Riders and Horses all turned out immaculately demonstrating this much unconditional love rewarding a partnership of friendship and achievement.  This ‘Working Hunter [...]

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Gransha hosts penultimate leg of working hunter league

Gransha hosts penultimate leg of working hunter league

| February 20, 2015

Gransha Equestrian Centre held the fifth round of its Horse and Pony Winter Working Hunter League this weekend 14th and 15th February. It was the penultimate in the series sponsored by HorseWorld NI. Judges Maureen and Albert Lowry and Violet Jackson assessed the riders over a course designed and built by Simon Jackson. The weekend [...]

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Dates Announced for Irish Sport Horse Studbook Showjumping Series

Dates Announced for Irish Sport Horse Studbook Showjumping Series

| February 20, 2015

HORSE Sport Ireland has announced the dates and venues for the 2015 Irish Sport Horse Studbook Showjumping Series. The Series, which is made up of classes for 5, 6 and 7 year old horses, celebrates its tenth year in existence in 2015. Over the decade, the Series has gone from strength to strength with entry [...]

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Ponies to the fore at Ravensdale Lodge

Ponies to the fore at Ravensdale Lodge

| February 19, 2015

Week ending 15th February 2015, results Ravensdale Lodge Equestrian & Event Centre. It was a busy couple of weeks of pony jumping at Ravensdale Lodge which peaked on 14th February when the Pony Spring Tour kicked off at the scenic North Louth venue, Show organisers had broken with tradition over the  preceding weeks by running [...]

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