The steady number of competitors travelling to Fintona for week three of Ecclesville League was again very encouraging and, in some cases, the competitors have already ensured their place at the final on 6 December.
On Monday, November 4 130 of RDANI’s volunteers gathered at the Templeton Hotel in Templepatrick for a regional conference to celebrate 50 years of RDA across the UK, writes Lady Juliet Frazer, RDANI regional chairman.
Wexford brothers Harry and Bertram Allen recorded an Irish 1-2 in Sunday’s two-star Grand Prix at Lier in Belgium, with Harry beating his older brother Bertram to top spot by just three hundredths of a second.
It was another very full day of show jumping at The Meadows on Saturday for the penultimate leg of the TRI Inter Schools’ Show Jumping League. Both arenas started punctually at 8.30am and continued unabated until dusk was descending.
Irish Dressage star Judy Reynolds and the Joe and Kathleen Reynolds-owned Vancouver K have scored an excellent sixth place finish in the FEI Dressage World Cup Freestyle Grand Prix at Stuttgart in Germany.
Racing fans and Ireland’s style elite showed off their fashion credentials at the Ladbrokes Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse with Rhiannon Hegarty from Strabane, Co Tyrone taking the Best Dressed Lady title.
Ireland’s Bertram Allen scored a sensational win in the $210,000 Longines FEI World Cup Grand Prix in Toronto, Canada bringing a sold-out audience to their feet with a stunning performance when last to jump.