Irish riders travel to the Grand Palais in Paris this weekend
- 15 March 2017, 12:51
Team Ireland Equestrian will be represented at the prestigious Grand Palais in Paris this weekend, where competition takes place under the famous domed glass roof. The class showpiece of the event will be the Hermes Grand Prix, which takes place on Sunday at 14.30 GMT and boasts a prize fund of €400,000. Elsewhere on the showjumping circuit, action takes place at Vejer De La Frontera (ESP), Braunschweig (GER), Wellington Florida (USA), Mijas (ESP), Oliva Valencia (ESP), Villeneuve-Loubet (FRA), Lier (BEL) and Helsinki (FIN). In dressage, Ireland will be represented at Keysoe (GBR) and Caselle Di Sommacampagna (ITA).
This week almost 250 entries have been made for over 70 Irish riders competing in FEI international competition. 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).
Jumping in the City – Limerick Part 1
The Underwriting Exchange Limited ‘Jumping In The City’ see’s top level national show jumping taking place in greyhound stadia in three of Ireland’s major cities this summer. This week we’re in Limerick, as various riders take on an Amateur Open, a Grand Prix and the Puissance wall. Part 1 of 4