25 January 2013, 14:25 Nick Turner is new Eventing High Performance Manager for Ireland Tags: Home » Disciplines News » Nick Turner is new Eventing High Performance Manager for Ireland HORSE Sport Ireland has announced that Nick Turner will be the new HighPerformance Manager for Irish Eventing.Mr. Turner is a Fellow of the British Horse Society (FBHS) and was anaccomplished eventer who completed in 13 four star events. He stoppedcompeting in 2008.In recent times he has been a member of the British Senior InternationalSelection Committee and he was the Team Manager and Coach of theBrazilian National Eventing Team from 2009. He has acted as Chefd’Equipe for the Brazilian team at the 2010 World Equestrian Games andthe 2012 Olympic Games in London.Previously Mr. Turner was a professional show jumper and a part-timelecturer in equine studies. He is qualified in Nuero LinguisticProgramming (NLP), a technique used in sports psychology.Mr. Turner said he was very pleased to be appointed.“I am delighted to be appointed to this important position. I am lookingforward to working with the riders to build on their performances todate and on the work done over the past four years,” he said.Horse Sport Ireland Chairman Joe Walsh said that he was delighted toannounce the appointment of Mr. Turner.“There were many excellent candidates for this role. Nick’s experienceand his plans for the Irish Eventing Team really made a big impressionon the panel and I have no doubt but that he will do an excellent job,”he said.Eventing Ireland Chairperson Georgia Stubington also welcomed theappointment.“Nick has a wealth of experience in eventing at all levels. Since hegave up riding he has worked hard to develop his coaching and managementskills and I am sure that he will put these to good use in his newrole,” she said.
All Ireland Young Show Person at Dunmanway Agricultural Show The All Ireland Young Show Person Championship took place at Dunmanway Agricultural Show in County Cork on Sunday 3rd of July, renowned as one of the highlights on the showing circuit each summer.The class was open to persons 16 years and over who had not attained their 24th birthday on the day of the final, showing a horse or pony (over 148cm) of any breed in hand, provided that they are registered in an approved studbook. The animals shown must have be bred or owned by the competitor or their relative. The competition was judged by Rebecca Monahan under the criteria of demonstrating understanding of safety when handling and showing horses, skill in showing their animal in hand (walk, trot up, stand for conformation) and the overall impression, sportsmanship and courtesy, including appropriate attire and turnout.Well known pony exhibitor Aidan Williamson took the championship title with Hollycreek Sir Bradley (ISH) by Floating Clover (ISH) out of Your My Star (ISH), bred by Denis McCarthy and owned by Josephine O’Driscoll. He was presented with the Eleanor Moore Trophy and €500 by judge Rebecca Monahan and Paddy McCarthy representing Horse Sport Ireland.Reserve champion in this class was Sam Kingston with Carrigbawn Joy (RID) by Fast Silver (ID) out of Carrigbawn Doll (RID), bred and owned by Jim Kingston.This class was sponsored by Horse Sport Ireland under the 2016 Breeding Grant. The Dunmanway agricultural show was one of 24 applicants awarded funding following an evaluation of applications by the Breeding Grant Evaluation Committee. 3 July 2016, 12:25 Home » Breeding News » All Ireland Young Show Person at Dunmanway Agricultural Show Reserve Champion and Champion in the All Ireland Young Show Person class.Champion – Hollycreek Sir Bradley (ISH) by Floating Clover (ISH) out of Your My Star (ISH). Breeder: Denis McCarthy. Owner: Josephine O’Driscoll. Handler: Aidan Williamson.Reserve – Carrigbawn Joy (RID) by Fast Silver (ID) out of Carrigbawn Doll (RID). Breeder: Jim Kingston. Owner: Jim Kingston. Handler: Sam Kingston.From left to right: Sam Kingston (reserve champion), Paddy McCarthy (Horse Sport Ireland) and Aidan Williamson (champion). Tags: From left to right: Paddy McCarthy (Horse Sport Ireland), Rebecca Monahan (judge) and Aidan Williamson (champion).
ENDS Home » Disciplines News » Junior and Young Rider European Dressage Championship 2016 Junior and Young Rider European Dressage Championship 2016 Horse Sport Ireland are delighted to announce that an individual will represent Ireland in both the Junior and Young Rider 2016 European Dressage Championships taking place in Oliva, Valencia, Spain 26th to 31st July.Alex Baker riding Nibeley UJ Lady Lara will represent Ireland in the Young Rider division.Sophie Daly riding Eicke II will represent Ireland in the Junior division.Pony Dressage High Performance Manager Anne Marie Dunphy said “I am thrilled that Horse Sport Ireland’s High Performance Youth Dressage Program will be represented at both the junior and young rider divisions of these Championships. Sophie and Alex have produced consistent results at top shows on the continent to earn their places and continue to show improving form.”Horse Sport Ireland acknowledges the support of Team Ireland Equestrian Official Sponsors and Suppliers – Berney Brothers, Kilcullen; Comfybed; Dubarry Ireland; Glanbia GAIN Horse Feeds; Horseware; Charles Owen and TRM. 13 July 2016, 16:27 Tags:
The second qualifier for the HSI Foal Championship will take place at Roscommon Agricultural Show on Saturday 17th August. The HSI Foal Regional qualifiers have separate sections for potential showjumping foals and potential eventing foals.The Championship has a prize fund of almost €24,000.The aim is to identify, evaluate and reward breeders who have bred a foal that has the potential to be competitive at the highest level in the disciplines of showjumping or eventing.CLICK HERE for the HSI Foal Qualifier at Roscommon Agricultural Show Startlist Tags: 14 August 2019, 15:35 HSI Foal Qualifier Startlist – Roscommon Agricultural Show (Region 5) Home » Breeding News » HSI Foal Qualifier Startlist – Roscommon Agricultural Show (Region 5)
Home » Disciplines News » Showjumping News » European Championships underway in Rotterdam Team Ireland Equestrian riders compete at the 2019 European Championships at Rotterdam (NED) this week, with teams competing in the disciplines of dressage, showjumping and para dressage. Yesterday (Tuesday), the Irish dressage team made history when they became the first ever Irish dressage team to qualify for an Olympic Games. This means that Ireland now has teams in both eventing and dressage qualified for Tokyo 2020.The individual competition at the European Dressage Championships continue this week and today (Wednesday) saw the opening round of the European Showjumping Championships, with the Irish showjumping team hoping to secure Olympic qualification for next year’s Games.Elsewhere on the showjumping circuit, action takes place at Vancouver Langley (CAN), Verbier (SUI), Zandhoven (BEL), Valence (FRA), Wiener-Neustadt (AUT), Ciekocinko (POL) and Chepstow (GBR). In eventing, Ireland plays host to a home international at Millstreet (IRL). Ireland will also be represented in eventing at The Plains Virginia (USA).All Irish international entries for this week’s shows are now available to view by clicking on the individual shows under ‘FEI Entries & Results’. Live links to results from this week’s shows are also available. Follow your Team Ireland Equestrian riders on the HSI website, Facebook (Team Ireland Equestrian) and Twitter (@TeamIRLEq). 21 August 2019, 16:54 European Championships underway in Rotterdam Tags: