Some of the world’s greatest event riders will be heading to the Green Glens Arena and adjoining Drishane Castle Demesne in 2018 as it was announced recently that the Co. Cork venue will host the Irish leg of the 2018 FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing Series. (more…)
Great Britain’s Izzy Taylor recorded her second success of the week at Millstreet in Co. Cork this afternoon as she won the feature Noel C. Duggan Engineering CCI3* on the closing day of the 2017 Millstreet International Horse Trials. Riding Alex Phillips 15-year-old warmblood gelding ‘Perfect Stranger,’ the regular visitor to Ireland and recent winner of the CIC3* class at Kilguilkey House International was lying in second place after dressage and cross country, just behind New Zealand’s Blyth Tait (Havanna van’t Castaneahof). (more…)
Competition got underway in Millstreet, Co. Cork this afternoon as athletes from ten nations arrived for Millstreet International Horse Trials. The venue, owned and operated by the Duggan Family, hosted the FEI European Eventing Championships for Young Riders and Juniors just four weeks ago and an equally world-class field representing ten different nations will contest this weekend’s competition. (more…)
With Millstreet International Horse Show in full swing this week, visitors to the Co. Cork venue may be unaware that work is gathering pace just 500m away as the Horse Trials team continue to prepare for Millstreet International Horse Trials which take place from 23rd – 27th August.
Now in it’s third year, the 2017 event follows on from the recent successful hosting of the FEI European Eventing Championships for Young Riders and Juniors presented by Connolly’s RED MILLS. (more…)
The climax of the ‘FEI EUROPEAN EVENTING CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR YOUNG RIDERS PRESENTED BY CONNOLLY’S RED MILLS took place on Sunday afternoon under bright skies at the Green Glens Arena.
Germany’s Young Rider team did not want to be outdone by their Junior team who had won Gold earlier in the day and duly won Team Gold on a score of 133.70. There was drama to the end over the James Tarrant designed show-jumping course and the lead changed hands several times during the last session. (more…)
At the end of an action packed afternoon at the Green Glens Arena, Millstreet, Germany won the Team Gold on a score of 95.2. The team members; three of them first timers in the Junior championships, are trained by German Olympic rider Julia Krajewski. Three clear rounds saw them maintain their position over the British team who finished on 102.70 and France on 131.30. (more…)
The horse inspection for the Junior Championships has now finished and 68 competitors will go forward to the show jumping phase at 1100. Sadly Izzy RILEY (IRL) and Ballycarron Lad were not accepted.
The horse inspection for the Young Rider Championships saw some drama towards the end. Sadly Susannah BERRY (IRL) riding Morswood was not accepted. Mistral De Blondel (FRA) and Beltrim Full Moon (IRL) were not presented. Team Ireland move from 4th to 10th with the loss of Susannah, who was lying in Silver medal position individually. 40 competitors go forward to the Show Jumping this phase this afternoon.