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Equestrian News NI Out of Office

Equestrian News NI Out of Office

| August 24, 2015

The Equestrian News NI office will be closed until the end of September due to staff holidays and essential website maintenance. If you would like to get in touch with us, please email info@equestriannewsni.co.uk and we will reply on our return. Thank you for your continued readership as we promote and report on equestrian activities [...]

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Lennon Heads Paddy Power Betting Ahead Of Jumping In The City GP

Lennon Heads Paddy Power Betting Ahead Of Jumping In The City GP

| June 4, 2015

With just two days to go before The Underwriting Exchange Limited “Jumping In The City” begins at Limerick Greyhound Stadium, Paddy Power Bookmakers have released ante-post prices on the feature Underwriting Exchange Grand Prix. Written by Brian Hennessy Former world champion Dermott Lennon has been installed as favourite with Loughview Lou-Lou at 11/4, while Captain [...]

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Judy Reynolds Climbs 20 Places to 80th in World Dressage Rankings

Judy Reynolds Climbs 20 Places to 80th in World Dressage Rankings

| May 8, 2015

Irish National Champion Judy Reynolds has moved up twenty places to number 80 in the latest monthly FEI World Individual Dressage Ranking [Version No: 172 1/5/2014 to 30/4/2015 Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015]. Written by Paul Nolan Judy set a new Irish international Grand Prix Kür(Freestyle to Music) record score of 75.775% when placing sixth [...]

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Sunshine brings everyone to Knockagh

Sunshine brings everyone to Knockagh

| March 28, 2015

The final week of Knockagh View’s working hunter league was extremely busy with the sun shining making it a glorious day.  There was a fair bit strong course to set competitors up for the Northern Ireland Festival at the end of April with lots of competitors picking up qualifying cards for this and the Equifestival.  [...]

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Route Hunt Finish the Season Supporting RDA Coleraine

Route Hunt Finish the Season Supporting RDA Coleraine

| March 18, 2015

Saturday 14th March was the last hunt of the 2014/2015 season for The Route hunt .Hunt members and friends gathered at Ballylagan Equestrian Centre  and enjoyed refreshments provided by Martin & Frances Mellet of Jazz Horses. Before setting off a cheque for £1000  was presented  to Mr Rex Humphries President of RDA Coleraine. Mr Humphries [...]

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National Equine Health Survey Needs Your Input

National Equine Health Survey Needs Your Input

| March 9, 2015

Just five minutes will give horses a healthier future When:      18 – 24 May 2015 Where:     Online at www.bluecross.org.uk/NEHS What:       A short, anonymous snapshot survey about your horse’s health Why:           To help safeguard the future health and welfare of our horses and ponies The National Equine Health Survey (NEHS) is an important annual survey run by [...]

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Babington Chalks Up First Irish Win at Ocala and Named For Nations Cup Team

Babington Chalks Up First Irish Win at Ocala and Named For Nations Cup Team

| February 13, 2015

TIPPERARY’S Kevin Babington produced Ireland’s first win at this weekend’s US Nations’ Cup show in Ocala, Florida, with a victory in last night’s Grand Prix Qualifier. A capacity crowd at the four-star venue saw the 46 year-old pull into the lead when 35th of 59 riders to jump, piloting the Irish Sport Horse Mark Q, [...]

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Linda Cleans Up at Knockagh

Linda Cleans Up at Knockagh

| February 3, 2015

Linda McIlwaine and Beechmount Baxter cleaned up at Knockagh View’s dressage topping both the novice class and prelim 14! Elaine Leinster and Greystone Golden Lady sticking with their winning form and taking first in the Intro A class. the new combination of Hannah Tisdale and Carter took home the red rosette in our newcomers class [...]

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Area 17 Sparkle at Olympia

Area 17 Sparkle at Olympia

| January 8, 2015

Olympia is a fantastic Equestrian Christmas Party and is host to the UK’s only Show Jumping and Dressage FEI World Cup Qualifiers. It also has outstanding Equestrian Displays and a great Shopping Village and a special Christmas Finale. This year saw Extreme Driving which is a high speed indoor driving competition with the World’s top [...]

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Greenmount Equine Hospital

Greenmount Equine Hospital

| December 23, 2014

A new equine veterinary hospital is opening in Greenmount Park adjacent to Limerick Racecourse this Saturday. The hospital is located within the grounds of the old Greenmount Stud and the facility has been reinvigorated to create a centre of excellence for equine care.

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Route Hunt Meet at Myroe

Route Hunt Meet at Myroe

| December 22, 2014

On Saturday 20th December 2014   Route hunt members  gathered at The Coast Inn Myroe  for a pre-Christmas drink before setting off on their weekly hunt. Hunt Master Philip White welcomed everyone to Myroe and thanked the owners of The Coast for the use of the carpark.There was a short hack along the Seacoast Road before [...]

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Castlewellan Show Preview

Castlewellan Show Preview

| July 17, 2014

As the countdown nears zero, competitors are completing their final preparations ahead of saturday’s showing, working hunter and show jumping classes at Castlewellan Show. One well known breeder, owner and producer is Desmond Gibson of Dromara who had perhaps the most successful day of all competitors at last years Castlewellan show.   His broodmare Ballycapple Blackbird [...]

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Wednesday Results for National Balmoral Championships

Wednesday Results for National Balmoral Championships

| July 16, 2014

Arena 1 Pony Championship 128cm Pony League Championship 1st, Thistletown Dinny, Jemma Heffron, Heffron Equine 2nd, Vladimir Senan, Reape, J Reape 3rd, Bonny Be Good, Conor Harris, Anne Torrens 4th, Lightning Jack, Marta Bravo Hughes, M. Hughes 5th One More, Poppy Moore, M Moore 6th, Master Valentine, Alex McMaster, Nigel McMaster Pony Championships 128cm. 0.85cm. [...]

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National Balmoral Championships Running Orders Wed 15th July

National Balmoral Championships Running Orders Wed 15th July

| July 15, 2014

Further running orders will be added as the results from qualifying competitions complete. Please note: Can any qualified combinations that do  not intend to compete please contact Colleen, so that a reserve can be slotted in.   28th National Balmoral Championships 13th – 16th July, 2014 Supported by:    LISBURN  CITY  COUNCIL Comp. No. 36 Arena  [...]

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Waterford’s Ballinamona EC to Host Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix league Third Round on Sunday

Waterford’s Ballinamona EC to Host Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix league Third Round on Sunday

| June 7, 2014

Waterford’s Ballinamona EC to Host Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix league Third Round on Sunday

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