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Dressage league in full swing at Knockagh

The fourth week of Knockagh View’s winter dressage league took place last Sunday. Knockagh View would like to thank judges Erin Faloona and Stephen Murphy.

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TRI Equestrian schools’     champions crowned

TRI Equestrian schools’ champions crowned

The eagerly awaited final of the Meadows Equestrian Centre’s TRI Inter-Schools Show Jumping League took place on Saturday on a rather cool but pleasant spring day.

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Tinsel-tastic show at Knockagh View

Tinsel-tastic show at Knockagh View

Knockagh View Equestrian centre held their All Silver Christmas show which was very well supported and competitors were delighted with their lovely trophies.

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Mullins to chair jumping committee

Mullins to chair jumping committee

Horse Sport Ireland has appointed Gerry Mullins as Chairman of the High Performance Show Jumping Committee which is tasked with planning for qualification and success at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

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New part time equine courses for 2017

New part time equine courses for 2017

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) has launched a programme of equine short courses for the New Year.

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Flashback to last year's gathering of Shire horses. Photo courtesy of Tracy Muir Photography www.tracymuirphotography.co.uk

Shire horses expected to pull in the crowds

The world’s largest gathering of Shire horses, which returns to Staffordshire for a second year, is attracting huge interest.

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CL 4 Puissance winner Chris Megahey on Seapatrick Cruise Cavalier

Chris makes it a puissance double

Eighteen year old Chris Megahey, from Templepatrick, made a giant leap into 2017 when he soared to victory in a thrilling puissance at the Equestrian.com Liverpool International Horse Show on New Year’s Eve.

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Baileys sponsors Flexi Eventing at the Meadows

Baileys sponsors Flexi Eventing at the Meadows

The very popular Flexi Eventing series at The Meadows Equestrian Centre begins on Saturday 21 January and runs each Saturday until 4 March.

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New part-time equine courses for the New Year

New part-time equine courses for the New Year

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) has launched a programme of equine short courses for the New Year.

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Winners from 40cm class with Maria King, Ecclesviile

A cracker of a show to round off 2016 at Ecclesville centre

Ecclesville’s Christmas Cracker Show was another great event with competitors coming from far and wide to jump Raymond Caldwell’s courses.

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Horse care course for new horse owners

Horse care course for new horse owners

The equine education business, Want to Learn about Horses, is running more Introduction to Horses and Horse Care Courses in the new year.

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Billy Twomey on his way to victory at Liverpool International Horse Show

Twomey makes it two-in-a-row with Liverpool success

Billy Twomey delivered another masterful display to retain his crown as Equestrian.com grand prix champion at the Liverpool International Horse Show.

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Chris Megahey

Christmas comes early for Chris in Olympia puissance

The London International Horse Show at Olympia had crowds sat on the edge of their seats, where Christmas came early for Northern Ireland teenager as the Cayenne Puissance took centre stage.

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Riders target pounds for points at Laurel View

Riders target pounds for points at Laurel View

Penultimate competition of the Laurel View Pounds for Points Show Jumping League all wrapped up on Wednesday, December 14, leading up to the festive final tonight (December 21).

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Dr Nicholas OShiel, Chairman of Enterprise Northern Ireland; Ruth Todd, BDO; Katie Jane Wray, Horse and Hound Physiotherapy; Simon Hamilton, Minister for the Economy. Katie was supported with her new business by LEDCOM (Local Economic Development Company) based in Larne.

Horse physiotherapist wins NI Young Entrepreneur of the Year

A 23-year-old Co Antrim woman has won a prestigious business award for her determination to help animals as well as bringing educational opportunities to others in her sector.

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Simone Leathem riding Willow for the dromore devils team, winners of the Novice individual

Andrew and Archill Lass sweep to victory

It was another very full day of showjumping at The Meadows on Saturday for the penultimate leg of the TRI Inter Schools’ Showjumping League. Both arenas started punctually at 8.30am and continued unabated until dusk was descending.

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Fairytale of New York parody launched in aid of working horses and donkeys

There’s nothing people like to watch more than a good old parody.

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RDA NI Region Autumn 2016

RDA NI Region Autumn 2016

As the groups settle new riders in, RDANI takes the opportunity to train up volunteers before the busy spring/summer term. The organisation values the contribution that volunteers make so much and like to make sure they are well looked after.

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80cm - Boyd Cup presentation. Pictured are Nadia Donnelly; Zara-Jane Kelly; Colm McCullagh; Kacey McLaughlin

Silverware and rosettes galore at Ecclesville finals night

The fifth and final night of Ecclesville’s showjumping leagues for 2016 was held on December 9. It was a great night of jumping as not only the league prizes were up for grabs, but perpetual trophies were also being awarded.

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Pictured at the winner's presentation are Chloe Hoyle (Blue Grass), winning horse Brendan McSorley's Unnamed by Beach Ball out of Iona Beach by Classic Vision with Megan McGrory and Ger ONeil, judge.

Large crowd views HBHBS loose jumping at Portmore

Portmore Equestrian Centre in Aghalee hosted the 34th Three Year Old Loose Jumping Championship on Wednesday, December 7.

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