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Laurel View plays host to Easter “Egg-stravganza

The Easter Show at Laurel View on April 8 proved to be another “egg-citing” day out for competitors of all ages.

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Midweek showjumping proves popular as final night draws near

Midweek showjumping proves popular as final night draws near

Things are jumping along nicely at Laurel View’s Wednesday evening showjumping, already having passed the half way point. Some very consistent performers are adding up the points very nicely and should have accumulated well by the final on the 2nd May.

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Emma Mcentee riding Sillan Coevers, winners of the 1.20m

Spring/Summer SJI Series commences

The Meadows Equestrian enjoyed bumper entries last weekend with huge entries going through in the SJI arena as they get their 2018 SJI Series underway. The unregistered arena also reported a very busy day with a vast array of classes being jumped in.

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Irish Hackney Horse Society all set for annual show and looking ahead to special anniversary

Irish Hackney Horse Society all set for annual show and looking ahead to special anniversary

The Irish Hackney Horse Society has announced that their annual show will be held on Saturday, May 12, starting at 11am, at Eaton Park, 209 Raceview Road, Ballymena, Co. Antrim BT42 4HU.

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Connolly's Red Mils will continue its sponsorship of the Red Mills SuperLeague for 2018.

Red Mills Superleague sponsorship confirmed

Eventing Ireland has confirmed that Connolly’s Red Mills will continue their sponsorship of the SuperLeague for 2018.

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Seamus McAlinney

Fifty years and counting for CAFRE Enniskillen

This year sees the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) Enniskillen campus mark 50 years as an important part of the local farming and rural community.

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Clare and her Prince are top     of their class at Tyrella

Clare and her Prince are top of their class at Tyrella

There was great euphoria as the Northern Region eventing season got underway at Tyrella earlier this month. With cancellations and postponements both north and south as well as in Great Britain, it was wonderful that riders were able to get out onto grass on a dry but crispy, cold day.

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Jill Hobson and The Alchemist winning 1st for Class 2. Pictures by Equi-Tog

Riders doing the dressage double at Laurel View

Plenty of winners throughout the Laurel View Winter Dressage League, with the February and March events now completed.

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Edward Little riding Blackrock Beauty, winners of the 6/7 year old qualifier

Bumper day as combinations book their places at Balmoral Show

There certainly was no shortage of eager competitors at the Meadows Equestrian Centre, Lurgan, which was hosting venue for the latest Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) national show jumping qualifiers, with nearly 400 entries processed.

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Indi and Tara Murphy jump into first place over the 80cm course. Picture by Equi-Tog

Working Hunters at Laurel View

A warm welcome was given to all at the annual Laurel View Winter Working Hunter Show despite some difficult weather conditions.

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Emmee Matheson with Leo Powell on behalf of Jockey Hall Stud. Picture: Michael Cooper

Jockey Hall Stud bursary awarded to Banbridge student

Emmee Matheson, a second year Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management student at CAFRE Enniskillen Campus has been awarded the Jockey Hall Stud Bursary of £1,000.

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Sophie Anstey and Off The Island, Cob Champion

St Patrick’s Day action at Ardnacashel Centre

Ardnacashel’s St. Patrick’s Festival ran over two weekends, making the best of the sunshine for the ponies.

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Katie Riley riding Versace Biscuit in the 1.20m Showjumping

Eventers ‘Sunshine Tour’

With the recent postponement of Tyrella, the Northern Region, in association with Meadows Equestrian Centre, decided to provide a competition outlet for its members by holding a Flexi Eventing Day.

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BSc Equine Management students are celebrating 25 years of Equine Education with CAFRE foals at the college Breeding Yard.

CAFRE Enniskillen celebrates 50 years

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) Enniskillen Campus.

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Beth Taylor and Lockstown Luvli, winners of the open Individual

Balmoral qualification success for Ballyclare Secondary pupils

St Patrick’s Day saw the annual running of the Interschools Competition at the Meadows Equestrian Centre with the usual huge turn out across all classes.

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Pictured at the launch of the competition are (from left): Ros Ewing, Equine Secretary of Lurgan Show, Michelle Kane, Irish Equine Rehabilitation and Fitness Centre at Aghalee,  Julie Morris, Racehorse to Riding Horse, Ireland and Bill Leeman ISA Northern Chairman.

ISA Working Hunter Championship announced

Racehorse to Riding Horse Ireland is expanding into the working hunter ring with the support/sponsorship from Michael Maloney, horserail.ire, and the Irish Shows Association.

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Supreme Champion Kathryn Knox and Irish Draught Braeview Codega, showing ride judge Richard Wilson, showing conformation judge, Olaf Kerr and Reserve Supreme Champion Jordan McClements and Dream On Calypso

St Patrick’s Day action at Ardnacashel

Ardnacashel hosted a St Patrick’s Day festival on Saturday, March 17th.

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Diane Gibson with sponsors of charityauction Ruth and Darryl Magowan, of Magowan Tyres

East Antrim Hounds raise £3,600 for Cancer Fund For Children NI

The East Antrim Hounds had a change of date this year for their annual hunt ball due to the refurbishment of The Grand Ballroom at the Dunadry Hotel and they were not disappointed. It was well worth the wait for the new décor and luxurious surroundings.

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Route Hunt hosts annual charity ball

Route Hunt hosts annual charity ball

The annual Route Hunt Charity Ball took place at The Lodge Hotel Coleraine on Saturday, February 17.

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Catherine Abott presenting Denis Currie with his trophy as winner of Baileys Horse Feeds Flexi Eventing Series. Picture: Sporting Images Photography

Denis is crowned Baileys Horse Feeds champion for 2018

Following the cancellation of the final leg of the Baileys Horse Feeds Flexi Eventing Series due to snow, it was decided to hold the prize giving at the Annual Two Phase Event on Saturday, March 10.

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