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Curran takes the honours on Oliver Twister at Banbridge Horse Show

With large entries across all classes over two days, the recent Banbridge Show produced another unprecedented weekend of showjumping at The Meadows Equestrian Centre with two arenas in operation on both Saturday and Sunday.

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Golden jubilee celebrations at CAFRE Enniskillen Campus

Golden jubilee celebrations at CAFRE Enniskillen Campus

The College of Agriculture Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), Enniskillen Campus is celebrating its 50th anniversary at Levaghy Enniskillen.

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Ballyward Grand Prix at Meadows EC

Ballyward Grand Prix at Meadows EC

The weekend saw the second round of the Ballyward and SJI Ulster Region Summer League take place at the Meadows Equestrian Centre for their annual two day June Championship Show.

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Joan Cunningham Saintfield Horse Show director and James Armstrong, Bally Red Coaches, are all set for the daily coach trips to Dublin Horse Show this August

Saintfield Horse Show at Tyrella House

The tenth annual Saintfield Horse Show will take place this year on Saturday, 18th August at Tyrella House by kind permission of the Corbet

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Lauren Gilchrist pictured with Kenneth Irwin presenting the Bluegrass Feeds Bursary Award at Enniskillen Campus Equine Careers Event 2018.

Bluegrass Feeds provide bursary to reward success at CAFRE Enniskillen

Lauren Gilchrist from Castlederg is a first year student studying on the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management programme at CAFRE Enniskillen Campus.

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Members of the Glens of Antrim Comhaltas and Ballycastles Horse Ploughing and'Heavy Horse Societies have enjoyed a Civic Reception in Cloonavin.

Mayor hosts reception for Comhaltas and Horse Societies

Members of the Glens of Antrim Comhaltas and Ballycastle’s Horse Ploughing and Heavy Horse Societies have enjoyed a Civic Reception in Cloonavin.

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Cross Country raises £50,000 for      local charities over 30 years

Cross Country raises £50,000 for local charities over 30 years

Founded by George Sands and Stanley Dougan, Ballycross Charity Cross Country celebrated the 30th anniversary of its popular annual event on Easter Saturday (31st March).

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Sun shines for Route point to point

Sun shines for Route point to point

Saturday, May 26, was the date for The Route Hunt Spring point to point races in Portrush.

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Sarah Ross, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim, receives the Blue Frog Bedding Bursary which is worth �1,000. The bursary was presented, on behalf of Blue Frog Bedding, by Norman Fulton, Head of Food and Farming Group, DAERA. Picture: Michael Cooper

Blue Frog Equestrian Bedding award bursary to an equine student

Sarah Ross, a final year Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management student, was the successful recipient of the Blue Frog bursary which was awarded as part of the Careers Day at Enniskillen Campus.

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Smith takes top two at Glenpatrick

Smith takes top two at Glenpatrick

No stone was left unturned at Glenpatrick for the last of the Northern Region Spring Events which was held in glorious sunshine.

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Jim Derwin riding Ramiro Be Classe, winners of the four year old class

Combinations book their places at the RDS Horse Show

Wednesday, May 23, saw the latest of the RDS Horse Qualifiers head northward to the Meadows Equestrian Complex, Lurgan.

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Ballynahinch plays host to spectacular display of carriage driving from BDSNI

Ballynahinch plays host to spectacular display of carriage driving from BDSNI

The 20th Annual BDSNI Ballynahinch Show (organised by the Northern Ireland Branch – British Driving Society) took place on Saturday at the Langley Road Recreation Grounds, Ballynahinch, commencing at 11am. The weather was superb and a good crowd of spectators enjoyed the sunshine and the event.

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138 1.10m League winners

Top turnout as Pony Tour rolls into the Meadows

A busy day was had at The Meadows earlier this month with the TRI Equestrian NI and Ulster Region Pony Tour rolling into the Oxford Island centre.

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It’s a Smith one, two at Kircubbin

It’s a Smith one, two at Kircubbin

Kircubbin was the beautiful setting for the latest Northern Region Event, on a day of wall to wall sunshine, writes Dora Beacom.

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Tom on top form at Maddybenny

Tom on top form at Maddybenny

Maddybenny was the perfect setting on a sun-kissed day for the recent Northern Region Event.

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Greg Boderick riding Duco, winners of the TRM Horse Sport Ireland New Heights Champion Series

New Heights Series and ISH Studbook Series launched

Three very busy days of exceptional jumping was had at the Meadows Equestrian Centre recently, as they held their Spring Championships.

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James Derwin riding Dawn's Little Princess, winners of the 128 U10 Coolmore Stud Pony Premier. Pictures: Victoria O'Connor

2018 Premier Pony Series gets underway at the Meadows

A busy weekend was had at The Meadows recently with the Premier Pony Series kicking off at the Oxford Island Embankment centre.

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Carriage driving

Horse spectacular for Shane’s Castle game fair

Enthusiasts will be harnessing a lifetime passion for all things equine next month to create a massive horse and pony spectacular at the annual Irish Game Fair at Shanes Castle.

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My Toy Boy and Jacqui Lewis win Psychoanalysis for Athletic Performance sessions for their Novice League win

Winter dressage days at Laurel View

It’s been a long winter with dismal weather, but on dressage days the atmosphere at Laurel View is warm despite the weather. The Winter Dressage League drew to a close with worthy league winners being rewarded.

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Emma does the double at Ecclesville

Emma does the double at Ecclesville

The final of the second of Ecclesville’s Showjumping Leagues for 2018 was held on 27 April and it was again very competitive, as the qualified combinations battled it out for the prizes.

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