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Ailsa has a ‘Bright Outlook’ at annual NR Eventing Awards Ball

The Northern Region of Eventing Ireland held their Awards Ball at La Mon House Hotel recently to promote and celebrate the organisation’s many eventing achievements for 2016, writes Dora Beacom.

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Alice pictured with Agriculture Minister Michelle McIlveen in the racing simulator room during the Ministers recent visit to CAFRE Enniskillen.

Prestigious amateur racing title win

CAFRE Enniskillen student Alice Kavanagh has won a prestigious amateur horseracing title, helping raise more than €120,000 for Irish Injured Jockeys in the process.

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Joan Cunningham Organiser of the Saintfield Christmas Charity Ride with from left Megan Dunn, Santa, Gillian Fitzpatrick (Chair Person of Newry Mourne and Down District Council) Ashleigh Kirkpatrick and Caroline McMillan at the Launch of the 2016 Saintfield Christmas Charity Ride at Rowallane Garden Saintfield kindly hosted by the National Trust.

Saintfield Christmas charity ride launched

The 2016 Saintfield Christmas Charity Ride was launched in style in the magnificent grounds of Rowallane Garden, Saintfield, kindly hosted by the National Trust.

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Lime Park Winter Indoor Horse Pony League

Lime Park Winter Indoor Horse Pony League

Sunday 6th November, saw the first show of the Annual Winter League at Lime Park Equestrian. The day started well with plenty of beginners, quite a lot on their first outing.

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Opening meeting of the Route Hunt

Saturday 5th November was the date for The Route Hunt opening meet.

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Irish riders hit form in Spain

Irish riders hit form in Spain

Irish riders dominated Sunday’s two-star Grand Prix at Oliva in Spain, filling three of the top four places.

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Pounds for Points Show Jumping League popular at Laurel View

Pounds for Points Show Jumping League popular at Laurel View

Wednesday night show jumping is well underway at Laurel View.

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Autumn league action continues at Mill Yard

Saturday 15th October 2016 saw the Working Hunter For All Autumn League continue at Mill Yard Equestrian Centre, Anahilt, Hillsborough.

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Itll Do Rightly ran out victorious in race six

Racing action makes welcome return to Portrush

Saturday, October 22, saw the return to Portrush for The Route Hunt Point To Point Steeplechases.

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Event organiser Joan Cunningham leads the santas into Saintfield's Main Street

Charity ride celebrates 10 years

Saintfield Christmas Charity Ride takes place on Saturday, December 3, and once again will be sponsored by North Down Marquees.

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Nicci Hall and Bob took first place in Class 2

Top turnout for Autumn Championships

Despite the less than wonderful weather that we all experienced on Saturday, October 15, morning, more than one hundred riding club members braved the wind and rain to compete in the Northern Ireland Riding Club Autumn Dressage Championships, now running in its third year, at Laurel View.

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With the Down Royal Festival of Racing on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th November just around the corner, the race is on for female racegoers to find the perfect Race Day outfit which could see them jetting off to Cape Town for the holiday of a lifetime. Open to all ladies attending the JNwine.com Ladies Day on Saturday 5th November, the incredible prize significantly raises the stakes for the coveted Victoria Square Best Dressed Lady title. Current Miss NI Emma Carswell gets race ready ahead of the Festival.

Cape Town holiday up for grabs

With the Down Royal Festival of Racing on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th November just around the corner, the race is on for female racegoers to find the perfect Race Day outfit which could see them jetting off to Cape Town for the holiday of a lifetime.

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Point to point racing returns to Portrush

Point to point racing returns to Portrush

It has been 40 years since The Route Hunt Point To Point Horse Races took place in Portrush but thanks to the co-operation of Mr Ian McMaw the Route Hunt will run Point To Point races at Loguestown Road, Portrush on Saturday 22nd October at 1pm.

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Omagh High School Senior Team and Show Organiser, Mrs Gillian Quigley.

Excitement mounts ahead of annual horse show

Excitement is mounting as pupils, parents and friends prepare for Omagh High School’s 7th Annual Charity Horse Show on Monday, October 31, in the Ecclesville Equestrian Centre, Fintona.

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Lady Dorinda Dunleath Chairperson of HBHBS with the Brood mare trophy awarded to Turlough Murphy (DUBHRUA) unable to attend to collect award

Presentation time for HBHBS

The Chairman of the Half Bred Horse Breeders Society opened the award presentations at the Pheasant, Annahilt on Wednesday, September 28, by paying tribute to the horse breeders in Northern Ireland and emphasised the great results they have had with their progeny.

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DAERA Minister Michelle McIlveen pictured during a visit to CAFRE Enniskillen with Seamus McAlinney, Head of Equine, and students Elisha McAteer, Maisie Gibson, and Nicole Bannon on 'Julio and Me'.

McIlveen hails quality equine education at CAFRE Enniskillen

Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Michelle McIlveen has hailed the high quality of equine education delivered to young people at CAFRE’s Enniskillen Campus.

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Prizes galore for riders at Knockagh View

Prizes galore for riders at Knockagh View

Knockagh View Equestrian centre, Greenisland held the final of the summer dressage league on Sunday 11th September.

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Jenny McNeill, Balmoral Show Sponsorship Executive along with Chloe Hoyle Sales & Marketing at Bluegrass Horse Feeds and Katie McKee with her pony Dougal, get ready for the newly introduced Bluegrass Horse Feeds Schools Team Show Jumping Open Championship at Balmoral Show 2017.

Bluegrass Horse Feeds to sponsor new Schools Team Show Jumping Open Championship

The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) are delighted to announced that Bluegrass Horse Feeds are sponsoring the brand new Schools Team Show Jumping Open Championship at Balmoral Show 2017.

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Amy McGarvey the successful recipient of the Horse Sport Ireland Internship

Horse Sport Ireland Internship for top degree student at CAFRE

Horse Sport Ireland and CAFRE Enniskillen Campus have joined forces in a new partnership.

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Weirs lift private driving class crown

Weirs lift private driving class crown

The equestrian events for Country Comes to Town took place on Saturday 17th September 2016 in The Pleasure Gardens Area, Portadown. A large number of spectators and competitors travelled long distances to enjoy the equestrian event and the beautiful Autumn Day. The carriage driving section commenced at 10am.

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