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RUAS Launch Four Day Balmoral Show

RUAS Launch Four Day Balmoral Show

| April 14, 2017

The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) today launched the 149th Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank. This year’s Show will provide an exciting mix of food, farming excellence and showmanship alongside an exhilarating entertainment schedule from 10th – 13th May 2017. With many new additions to the Show, news of a fourth day is proving the most [...]

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Dublin Horse Show Officially Launched

Dublin Horse Show Officially Launched

| June 27, 2016

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD officially launched the Dublin Horse Show today June 15th at the RDS, Dublin. The participation of many Rio-bound gold medal hopefuls at this year’s Dublin Horse Show means a change from the traditional August dates to July 20-24 for this summer institution. Despite the earlier date, [...]

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FEI signs landmark agreement with Olympic Channel

FEI signs landmark agreement with Olympic Channel

| June 20, 2016

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the global governing body for equestrian sport, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Olympic Channel. The FEI is one of 27 International Federations to have signed an agreement with the IOC to work together to bring sport to a massively increased television audience worldwide. “Sport touches many [...]

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Andreas Dibowski wins Luhmühlen for the second time

Andreas Dibowski wins Luhmühlen for the second time

| June 20, 2016

German rider Andreas Dibowski jumped a faultless clear round in the final Jumping phase to hold on to his overnight lead with It’s Me XX and win Luhmühlen CCI4* (GER), presented by DHL, penultimate leg of the FEI Classics™ 2015/2016. Written by Catherine Austen There was no margin for error for the 50-year-old as second-placed Maxime [...]

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National Showjumping Qualifiers for Balmoral Show

National Showjumping Qualifiers for Balmoral Show

| March 16, 2016

With eight weeks until Balmoral Show, national showjumping qualifiers kick of this Saturday 19th March at Cavan Equestrian Centre. Rhonda Geary, RUAS Operations Director commented “We are looking forward to another year of superb national showjumping, and to welcoming the qualifying combinations to Balmoral Show over the 11th-13th May”. National competitions are restricted to those [...]

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Brilliant Belgians top first round at Furusiyya 2015 Final

Brilliant Belgians top first round at Furusiyya 2015 Final

| October 5, 2015

The Belgian team came out on top in the super-tough first round of the €2.3 million Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final 2015 at Real Club de Polo in Barcelona (ESP) today. With only eight places up for grabs for Saturday’s second and deciding round, there was a ferocious battle between the 19 competing nations, [...]

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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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Fellers and Flexible win Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League

Fellers and Flexible win Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League

| August 19, 2015

Longtime partners, and perennial crowd favorites, Rich Fellers (USA) and Flexible yesterday topped a field of 25 to claim the victory of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League class at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley, British Columbia. By Esther Hahn Sunny skies and warm temperatures greeted a record-breaking number of spectators to [...]

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Allen fourth in Dutch five-star jump-off, Hanley wins at Millstreet

Allen fourth in Dutch five-star jump-off, Hanley wins at Millstreet

| August 17, 2015

Allen fourth in Dutch five-star jump-off, Hanley wins at Millstreet WEXFORD’S Bertram Allen was 6,000 euro richer after a fourth place in the mean feature class at Valkenswaard’s five-star show on Friday, while Mayo’s Cameron Hanley took just under 8,500 euro for a win at Millstreet in Co. Cork. Riding the nine year-old Belmonde, Allen [...]

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Splaine names squad for European Championships at Aachen

Splaine names squad for European Championships at Aachen

| August 11, 2015

ROBERT Splaine, Ireland’s show jumping team manager, has tonight (Monday) announced his squad for the European Show Jumping Championships due to take place at Aachen in Germany from August 19-23rd. The Irish European squad will be: Bertram Allen/Molly Malone V Greg Broderick/MHS Going Global (ISH) Darragh Kenny/Sans Soucis Z Denis Lynch/All Star 5 Cian O’Connor/Good [...]

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Convincing Irish victory on home ground in Dublin

Convincing Irish victory on home ground in Dublin

| August 10, 2015

The main arena of the Royal Dublin Society showgrounds in Ireland’s capital city was electric with excitement this evening when the Irish team won the eighth and last leg of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2015 Europe Division 1 League on their own hallowed turf. As they raised the Aga Khan Cup in triumph [...]

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Twomey and Swail give Ireland two more victories at the Dublin Horse Show

Twomey and Swail give Ireland two more victories at the Dublin Horse Show

| August 10, 2015

CORK’S Billy Twomey kicked off another good day (Saturday) for Ireland at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse show with a lunchtime win in the Accumulator class aboard Joe Flynn’s Irish Sport Horse stallion Ardcolum Duke, shading Dutch runner-up Johnny Pals and Urjul van Generhese by just under two seconds on time for the 4,600 euro [...]

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Splaine Confirms Team For Aga Khan Trophy

Splaine Confirms Team For Aga Khan Trophy

| August 7, 2015

IRELAND’S show jumping manager Robert Splaine has confirmed his team of four riders and horses that will contest the world-famous Aga Khan Trophy competition at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show this afternoon (Friday). The Irish quartet, sponsored for the first time by Investec, will line out as follows: Bertram Allen with Romanov Greg Broderick [...]

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Broderick wins Pegus Leinster Summer Tour at South County Dublin Show

Broderick wins Pegus Leinster Summer Tour at South County Dublin Show

| August 5, 2015

TIPPERARY’S Greg Broderick maintained his excellent recent form, winning the latest round of the Pegus Leinster Summer Tour at South County Dublin Show, which was held at Coilog EC near Naas in Co Kildare. Broderick’s victory came aboard the Noel Cawley owned mare Rincarina, with the pair finishing almost two seconds faster than their nearest [...]

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Victory for Allen in French Grand Prix

Victory for Allen in French Grand Prix

| August 4, 2015

IRELAND’s Bertram Allen and Molly Malone V scorched to glory in Sunday’s five-star grand prix at Dinard, France, outwitting a field of 43 top international competitors.   On what proved a very testing course, only five combinations managed to post zero scores in the opening round. The Wexford rider was then fourth to go in [...]

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