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Ireland's Youth Olympian Michael Duffy
MAYO’S MICHAEL DUFFY SELECTED FOR YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES IN CHINA

24 July 2014, 17:30 | General

MAYO’S Michael Duffy has been selected to represent Ireland in the equestrian element of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China from August 19 to 24.Ireland secured a place in the Games, where the competition will be run on borrowed horses, due to Bertram Allen’s silver medal at the European Junior Championships last year.

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HORSE SPORT IRELAND CONFIRMS DRESSAGE TEAM FOR WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES

24 July 2014, 15:10 | Dressage News

HORSE Sport Ireland has confirmed the team of four combinations that will represent Ireland at the Alltech World Equestrian Games in Normandy from 25-29th of August.

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FEI: In Memoriam: Tommy Brennan (IRL), 1940-2014

23 July 2014, 17:34 | Eventing News / Showjumping News

In Memoriam: Tommy Brennan (IRL), 1940-2014 Tommy Brennan, the legendary Irish Olympic event rider and championship course designer, has passed away after a short illness.

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Robert Splaine
HORSE SPORT IRELAND ANNOUNCES SQUAD FOR HICKSTEAD NATIONS’ CUP

22 July 2014, 22:44 | Showjumping News

HORSE Sport Ireland’s  show jumping team manager Robert Splaine tonight (Tuesday) announced the Irish squad for the Hickstead Nations’ Cup in England on August 1st.The five-strong squad, from which Splaine will select his team of four prior to the Nations’ Cup is, in alphabetical order:Bertram Allen/Molly Malone VShane Breen/Golden HawkCameron Hanley/Antello ZDarragh Kenny/ImothepDenis Lynch/Abbervail van het DingeshofSpeaking today, Robert Splaine commented: “My choice of Hickstead as a points-scoring venue for the Furusiyya league just before Dublin is opportune, but not just for that reason.“With Hickstead being held the week directly before Dublin it gives me the opportunity to view all of our World Equestrian Games (WEG) contenders in action at five star level within the space of two weeks.“Therefore once Dublin is over, and with current and previous form at hand, this will put me in the best possible position to make my WEG selections, as they have to be […]

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HORSE SPORT IRELAND ANNOUNCES AGA KHAN SQUAD FOR DISCOVER IRELAND DUBLIN HORSE SHOW

21 July 2014, 16:16 | Showjumping News

HORSE Sport Ireland’s  show jumping team manager Robert Splaine today (Monday) announced the squad for the Aga Khan Trophy competition at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show.The five-strong squad, from which Splaine will select his team of four prior to the Nations’ Cup on Friday August 8 is, in alphabetical order:Bertram Allen/Molly Malone VDermott Lennon/Loughview Lou Lou (ISH)Denis Lynch/All Star 5Cian O’Connor/Quidam’s CherieBilly Twomey/DiaghilevSpeaking today, Robert Splaine commented: “Dublin is regarded as one of the greatest shows in the world and the pressure to perform to the very best of our ability in front of the home crowd always brings out the best in the Irish team.”Splaine will announce the Irish squad for the penultimate Furusiyya Nations’ Cup at Hickstead in England shortly. 

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Equestrian News: Aga Khan Nations Cup Team Announcement

Robert Splaine, Ireland’s High Performance Showjumping Team Manager, came to our studio to announce the names of the riders who will officially represent Ireland at the  Aga Khan Nations Cup taking place at Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show. He tells us about the process of selection to come up with only five names among the very numerous talented Irish riders to chose from.

 
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