Owners Pony and Young Riders Charity Show: 27th – 29th October
Celebrating 31 years, Ireland’s largest show for pony riders and young riders returns to the Green Glens Arena on the October Bank Holiday weekend. With classes ranging from starter stakes right up to 1.30m Grand Prix level, there are classes for all capabilities! Find out more on the Pony Owners website.
Welcome . . .
The Green Glens Arena is Ireland’s most complete Equestrian Venue. Owned and operated by the Duggan Family, the facility has hosted a wide range of equestrian competition since its establishment over 35 years ago. The Green Glens Arena comprises 11 all-weather arenas and 3 indoor arenas together with 1500 permanent stables, restaurants, bars and other facilities. 2014 saw the addition of a Mike Etherington-Smith designed Cross Country course in the grounds of the adjoining Drishane Castle to facilitate the staging of the FEI European Championships for Ponies. In 2016, Millstreet hosted the FEI European Jumping Championships for Juniors, Young Riders and Children on Horses where amongst the many highlights, the Irish Young Rider Team secured their first Team Gold medal!
2017 is set to be another busy year for the Co. Cork venue which will play host to five International fixtures including the FEI European Eventing Championships for Young Riders and Juniors (19th – 23rd July). The Millstreet International Welcome Tour (April 2017) provides the perfect curtain raiser to the 2017 season with showjumping classes for all ages and levels while Millstreet International Horse Show takes place from 2nd – 6th August. The competition season comes to a close with Millstreet International Horse Trials (Eventing) at the end of August and the Owners, Pony and Young Riders Charity Show from 27th – 29th October.