The showjumping enthusiasts who made the journey to the north coast last weekend were rewarded with excellent conditions and pleasant spring weather.
Mourneview Riding club members have been out and about having fun all over Mourne in the past few weeks.
The Northern Ireland Festival recently held their 9th annual show at Cavan Equestrian Centre. The show was a huge success making it the biggest Festival yet with over 1,600 entries received and all stables sold out!
THE Mid Ulster Showjumpers got their 2013 season under way with their gymkhana, held, as usual, on the lands of Mr Hugh Nicholl, Hillhead Road, Castledawson.
Ballymena Show committee recently held their annual press launch to highlight the activities which will be held at Ballymena Showgrounds on the 24th and 25th May.
THE Causeway Coast Community Showjumpers have a long and happy association with the annual Balmoral Show and the Balmoral qualifiers for the national showjumping classes holds a special significance as they are jumped on a grass arena.
THE final of the Baileys Inter Schools League came to its climax at Mossvale Equestrian Centre.
The final of the Ecclesville Spring 2013 Showjumping League finished on a high on Friday 26 April.
THE Mid Antrim Hunt are preparing for their Spring point-to-point at Higgins’ Estate, Moneyglass, on Saturday 4th May, and have welcomed a new sponsor for the Open Race. This is Donnelly & Taggart, part of the Donnelly group.
KILLYLEAGH Show will stage a few feature events when the annual charity event gets underway on Saturday, May 4.
THERE was an excellent turnout of competitors at the first show of the season for the Northern Ireland Carriage Driving Association.
THE Ballymena Showgrounds will be the venue for the Irish Hackney Horse Society’s (IHHS) May Day Show which takes place on Monday 6th May.
DESPITE being assured of a second HSI/Blue Grass Spring Tour Title before Sunday’s final leg, Daniel Coyle didn’t let that disrupt his excellent run of form as he recorded a 1-2 at Coilog.
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Weather for Belfast
Friday 24 May 2013
Temperature: 4 C to 14 C
Wind Speed: 15 mph
Wind direction: North
Temperature: 8 C to 16 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: South