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Ulster Region launches 2018 Pony Spring Tour

The Ulster Region SJI Pony Committee has announced the continuing partnership with TRI Equestrian NI as sponsors of the 2018 Spring Pony Tour in the Ulster Region.

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O’Shea and Swail make the top two

O’Shea and Swail make the top two

Ireland’s impressive run of results at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Florida continued on Sunday night as Limerick’s Paul O’Shea led an Irish domination of the $50,000 Equiline Grand Prix.

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League series starts in style at Ecclesville

League series starts in style at Ecclesville

Ecclesville Centre, Fintona started the first of five Showjumping Leagues for 2018 on Friday evening and the organisers were delighted to welcome back so many familiar faces.

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Ashley Kelly riding Jimmy to a clear round in the 90cm

Dessie Currie leads from the front at The Meadows

Competitors at the fourth leg of the Baileys Horse Feeds Flexi Eventing enjoyed sunny conditions, leading many to believe that the Meadows Equestrian Centre has indeed got a weather front all of its own.

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Super League 2018

Super League 2018

Following on from the great success of Ecclesville’s Super League for 2017 the organisers are delighted to announce the start of the 2018 Super League.

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New date for Saintfield

New date for Saintfield

Saintfield Horse Show at Tyrella which normally takes place in August will take place this year on Saturday 26th May

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Johnny Mulligan riding Mando, clear in the 1.10m

Ella dominates the latest round of Flexi Eventing

There were a significant number of new combinations for the third leg of the Baileys Horse Feeds Flexi Eventing at the Meadows on Saturday.

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The panel at the Annual Careers and Bursary Presentations Event at Enniskillen Campus - Clare-Maria Curry (CMC Physiotherapist), Emma McCabe (Manager, Epic Management), Fiona Fitzgibbon (Manager of the Irish Equine Rehabilitation and Fitness Centre), Adam Nesbitt (Coolmore), Meta Osborne (Tinnakill House) pictured with the panel chair Leo Powell. Picture: Michael Cooper

CAFRE Enniskillen hosts inspiring careers day

Equine students recently welcomed more than sixty industry representatives from a wide range of equine businesses to their annual Careers and Bursary presentations event at Enniskillen Campus.

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Record numbers attend     Baileys Flexi Eventing

Record numbers attend Baileys Flexi Eventing

It was certainly an extremely busy day at The Meadows on Saturday for the second leg of the Baileys Horse Feeds Flexi Eventing League.

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The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Councillor Joan Baird OBE, helps to launch the beach safety awareness campaign with Julie Smyth and Philip White from Maddybenny Riding School, and their horses Humprey and Presley.Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

Council issues beach safety message to all horse owners

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council is calling on all horse riders to act responsibly on its beaches.

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Judging on the agenda for Eventing Ireland and Dressage Ireland

Judging on the agenda for Eventing Ireland and Dressage Ireland

Following a recent meeting, Eventing Ireland and Dressage Ireland discussed the topic of the increasing use of non-listed Dressage Ireland judges at events.

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Caoimhe Crozier riding Banjo in the 90cm showjumping

Baileys Horse Feeds Flexi Eventing off to flying start

The very popular Baileys Horse Feeds Flexi Eventing League run by Eventing Ireland’s Northern Region in association with The Meadows Equestrian Centre got underway at the weekend with a very generous £1000 sponsorship from Baileys Horse Feeds.

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Joan Cunningham, organiser of Saintfield Christmas Charity Ride, and Alastair McIlveen, North Down Marquees, present a cheque to Joanne Ogle, Community Fundraiser for Cancer Focus. Included are Vi Patterson, Lorraine Johnston, Michael Andrews and John Barclay (Manager of the Bank of Ireland, Downpatrick) at a Reception in The Temple Golf Club last Thursday evening. Pictures: Sporting Images

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Joan Cunningham Organiser of The Saintfield Christmas Charity Ride and Vi Patterson present a cheque to Phyllis Hasson Rock Ministries N.I.
Trust. from left Alastair McIlveen North Down Marquees major sponsor of the Event, Ian Hasson Rock Ministries, Maurice Hanna, Michael Andrews and John Barclay(Manager of the Bank of Ireland Downpatrick) at a Reception at the Temple Golf Club last Thursday evening.

Charities receive cheques from annual Saintfield Santa Ride

Saintfield Christmas Charity Santa Ride organiser Joan Cunningham was joined by some of the team of helpers at a reception held at The Temple Golf Club last Thursday evening.

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Eventing Ireland announces changes to fees

Eventing Ireland announces changes to fees

Following recent meetings with the event organisers and the Eventing Ireland Board, it has been agreed that entry fees for 2018 will increase by £5.

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Further learning opportunities available for new horse owners

Further learning opportunities available for new horse owners

The Northern Irish equine education business, ‘Want to Learn about Horses’, is running more ‘Introduction to Horses and Horse Care’ courses this year.

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It’s a real sister act for Holly and Katie and Knockagh

It’s a real sister act for Holly and Katie and Knockagh

Snow didn’t stop play this time at Knockagh View as competitors enjoyed a relaxed day of dressage under judge Erin Faloona.

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Alex Cleland riding Rafa Smash, part of the Open winning Team from Down High on the final of the league

TRI Equestrian Schools’ champions are crowned at The Meadows

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

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Show jumpers in the money at Laurel View

Show jumpers in the money at Laurel View

The Laurel View Winter Pounds for Points Show Jumping League finished up with a festive finale just before Christmas.

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Silverware galore for competitors at Ecclesville

Silverware galore for competitors at Ecclesville

The fifth and final of Ecclesville’s Showjumping Leagues for 2017 was held on 22 December.

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Stewart Beattie and Smurf

A cracker show to round off 2017

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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