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Sun creates top conditions for Enniskillen Horse Show

Enniskillen’s annual Horse and Pony Show took place at Necarne Castle on Saturday, June 17. After an overcast start the sun soon came out to create glorious conditions for showing and showjumping all day long.

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League final on the horizon at Ecclesville

League final on the horizon at Ecclesville

Week four of Ecclesville’s Showjumping League allowed competitors their last chance to qualify for the prizes at the final on 23 June.

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Silverware galore at Dunloy

Silverware galore at Dunloy

On Friday, May 19, the Mid Antrim Hunt held its awards night at The Bridge Bar, Dunloy.

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Joanne Quirke, at Mount Juliet Estate to launch the new three-year partnership with the Dublin Horse Show. Mount Juliet Estate becomes title sponsor of The Accumulator, an exciting international show-jumping competition held annually at the Dublin Horse Show.Pic:Naoise Culhane-no fee

New sponsor of Accumulator event

Mount Juliet Estate will be the title sponsor of ‘The Accumulator’ international show jumping class for the 2017 Dublin Horse Show.

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Shannon preparing to feed the horses at Enniskillen Campus as part of her yard duties

Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care at Enniskillen Campus

The Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care is offered at CAFRE Enniskillen Campus. It is a one year course which includes five weeks of work placement, writes Kathryn Hazlett, Equine Lecturer, Enniskillen Campus.

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Competing in Class 1 – Kaitlin Kearns on Puzzle

Jump Challenge League second round

Sunday, June 4th saw the second round of the Jump Challenge League 2017 taking place at Mill Yard Equestrian Centre, Anahilt, Hillsborough.

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Winners of the Lead Rein assisted competition were the team from North Down

Teams battle it out for honours

The Meadows Equestrian Centre provided a fantastic venue for the Pony Club NI (Area 17) Mounted Games Final on Saturday, May 27, hosted this year by the Fermanagh Harriers Branch.

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Combinations go clear in Super League

Combinations go clear in Super League

Week two of Ecclesville’s Showjumping League drew a bumper crowd of competitors who enjoyed Raymond Caldwell’s flowing courses.

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Richard Logan

Carriage drivers test their skills

A number of NICDA members made the trip to the beautiful 6,500 acre Hopetoun House Estate on the outskirts of Edinburgh at the end of May to take part in the National horse driving trials and FEI International classes and experience top level competition.

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Competing in Class 3, Nicola Howarth on Cruz

Beth and Lockstown Luvli clear over 90cm

The eleven week summer Showjumping League at Mill Yard Equestrian Centre, Anahilt, Hillsborough, continued on Friday, May 26.

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Emma Nagle receives a �1,000 bursary from Regina Byrne from the ITBA.

ITBA bursary awarded to CAFRE Equine student

Students at CAFRE Enniskillen Campus were recently awarded bursaries from leading equine businesses and organisations.

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Dublin Horse Show trip from Saintfield

Dublin Horse Show trip from Saintfield

Saintfield Horse Show are organising daily coach trips to Dublin Horse Show from the 9th.to 13th August 2017 as a fundraiser for their show which takes place on Saturday, August 19, at Tyrella House.

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BDS events at Ballynahinch and Cultra

BDS events at Ballynahinch and Cultra

BDS Ballynahinch Show (Area Show - organised by Northern Ireland Branch-British Driving Society) took place on Saturday, May 20, in the Langley Road Recreation Ground, Magheraknock Road, Ballynahinch, commencing at 11am.

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Competing in Class 3, Clare Orr on Denny. Pictures: JHd Photography

League action continues as riders target August prizes

The summer 11-week showjumping League at Mill Yard Equestrian Centre, Anahilt, Hillsborough, got off to a great start on Friday, May 19.

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Irish Equine Centre and CAFRE Seminar

Irish Equine Centre and CAFRE Seminar

The Irish Equine Centre and CAFRE are hosting an Equine Nutrition and Environment seminar on Wednesday 14 June in the Seagoe Hotel, Portadown.

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Smith and Swift Edition lead the way at Glenpatrick

Smith and Swift Edition lead the way at Glenpatrick

Glenpatrick looked distinctly different this year as over 180 competitors descended on the County Antrim venue for the final Northern Region event of the Spring season, writes Dora Beacom.

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Samuel wilson, 148 1.20, 148 1.10 6/7 and 148 1.10m winner

Hat-trick for Wilson at 2017 TRI Equestrian & Baileys Pony finals

Organised by the Ulster Region SJI Pony Committee, the Crème de la Crème of the Pony world came to the Meadows Equestrian Centre for the final leg of the TRI Equestrian NI & Baileys Horse Feeds Spring Pony Tour.

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Denis picks up treble success

Denis picks up treble success

Kircubbin was the lovely venue for the latest Northern Region event where competitors were treated to three totally revamped and beautifully presented courses.

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Double delight for Jill and Hanne at Knockagh

Double delight for Jill and Hanne at Knockagh

The first leg of Knockagh View’s Summer dressage league took place recently, and while the weather was temperamental judges Martina McKinley and Ivor Harper enjoyed watching some lovely combinations strut their stuff.

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CAFRE online health courses will cover equine body systems, recognising signs of good and poor health, common conditions and parasites.

CAFRE to deliver Online Equine Courses

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) is running Online Equine Health courses again this summer.

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