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YOUNG BREEDER TRAINING 2014

Training during 2014 will be flexible with regard to the content of training days. While training is always linked to the core values of breeding and producing performance horses; there will be opportunity for course walks with coaches and other experts; discussion of markets; practical stable management and husbandry; and indeed there may well be a visit to very well respected thoroughbred breeding and production facility later on in the year. The aim is always to engage with the very best in the industry and offer young people every opportunity to have open discussion and opportunities to learn from these individuals.

YOUNG BREEDER TRAINING 2014

Training during 2014 will be flexible with regard to the content of training days. While training is always linked to the core values of breeding and producing performance horses; there will be opportunity for course walks with coaches and other experts; discussion of markets; practical stable management and husbandry; and indeed there may well be a visit to very well respected thoroughbred breeding and production facility later on in the year. The aim is always to engage with the very best in the industry and offer young people every opportunity to have open discussion and opportunities to learn from these individuals.

Breeding - River Foyle (Ish) & Captain Shane Carey (Irl) Win Cavan International Grand Prix

IRISH Sport Horses enjoyed success in Grand Prix classes over the weekend. At Sacramento, Camaron Hills Shanroe (ISH) and Joie Gatlin (USA) were seventh in the $25,000 Welcome Grand Prix. At the same event Flexible (ISH) and Rich Fellers (USA) took home their share of the $75,000 prize fund when they finished in fifth place in the FEI World Cup Grand Prix. At Cavan International, Captain Shane Carey (Irl) and the Minister for Defence's River Foyle (ISH) were victorious in Sunday's Grand Prix class. In the same class, Olive Clarke (Irl) took second place with Starboard (ISH). Irish Sport Horses featured in the top two in five of the six international classes at the show. Full results and breeding information are detailed below.

ISH STUDBOOK SERIES 2013 - TATTERSALLS WARD UNION HUNT SHOW 27th & 28th JULY

Click on the links below to download drawn orders for the final of the 5,6 & 7 year ols ISH SJ Series at Tattersalls Ward Union Hunt Show.

5 Year Old Final Drawn Order

6 Year Old Final Drawn Order

7 Year Old Final Drawn Order

Show Jumping - Splaine Names Aga Khan Squad For Dublin Super League

HORSE Sport Ireland Team Manager Robert Splaine this afternoon (Monday) confirmed his squad from which he will pick the Aga Khan Team to represent Ireland at the Failte Ireland Dublin Horse Show next month. Ireland's squad for Dublin, from which four will be selected to compete in the team is, in alphabetical order: Edward Doyle; Sequoyah Farms Utopia Jessica Kurten; Castle Forbes Libertina Denis Lynch; Nabab's Son Eddie Macken; First Tedechine Sept Cian O'Connor; Complete or Rancorrado The squad sees two changes from the last round in Hickstead, with Edward Doyle and Jessica Kurten replacing Marion Hughes and Capt. David O'Brien. Robert Splaine said this afternoon: "I am fortunate to be able to call on five very experienced riders with horses who can perform at this level. This is a vital Nations Cup for us, not just because it's the Aga Khan but also due to our position in the Super League. Put simply this is a competition we need to win."

Show Jumping - Kerins Third In Dublin Sports Council Classic

US - BASED Darragh Kerins made a rare trip to Ireland to take third place in today's (Wednesday) big jump-off class at the Failte Ireland Dublin Horse Show. Riding the nine year-old chestnut gelding 'Night Train' for only his second year, the 33 year-old Irish rider was just over a second slower than Swiss winner Markus Fuchs in the 1m50 Sports Council Classic. Twelve combinations made it through to the jump-off, with Neal Fearon the only other rider flying the Irish flag, and finishing sixth with Michael Quirke's Irish-bred mare 'Teulada'.

Olympic Eventing - O'connor's Clear Helps Ireland To Eighth Place

(FOR ALL OLYMPIC NEWS UPDATES PLEASE CLICK ON LINK IN PANEL ABOVE) THE IRISH Three- Day Eventing team of Austin O'Connor, Louise Lyons, Capt. Geoff Curran, Niall Griffin and Patricia Ryan finished eighth overall on Tuesday after the completion of the show jumping phase in Hong Kong, on a total of 276.10 penalties. Best of the Irish in the afternoon's show jumping phase was Cork's Austin O'Connor with 'Hobby du Mee', who returned a zero score and qualified for the Individual Final, where he finished 22nd. Capt. Geoff Curran and the Minister for Defence's 'Kilkishen' returned just two time faults, while Louise Lyons and 'Watership Down' had two fences down and a single time fault. Patricia Ryan from Bandon in Co. Cork with 'Fernhill Clover Mist' ran up 13 faults in total during show jumping, and she and Wexford's Niall Griffin on 'Lorgaine', who had 12 faults, were Ireland's discard scores.

Samsung Super League Final: Coverage From Barcelona

IRELAND will compete in the Final of the eight-leg Samsung Super League in Barcelona, Spain today (Sunday). Live scoring of the Irish team will be available here from approximately 2.30pm. Ireland is drawn eighth of nine teams to jump, and the order of go will be: First Round Cameron Hanley; Southwind VDL 5 Thomas Ryan; Urleven Van De Helle 4 Capt. David O'Brien; Mo Chroi 9 Cian O'Connor; Rancorrado 0 At the end of Round One: GER 4, BEL 8, NED 8, IRL 9, ESP 16, SUI 16, GBR 16, USA 24, SWE 28 Second Round Cameron Hanley; Southwind VDL 5 Thomas Ryan; Urleven Van De Helle 4 Capt. David O'Brien; Mo Chroi 4 Cian O'Connor; Rancorrado 4 FINAL PLACINGS: GER 4, BEL 12, NED 20, IRL 21, GBR 32, SUI 33, USA 36, SWE (WD). Ireland qualifies for Super League 2009. Final rankings to follow.

Equestrian Career Progression & Business Development Seminar & Equestrian Skillnet Members Day October 29Th At Punchestown Racecourse

Would you like ideas on how to progress your business or career in the Equestrian Industry? If so this enjoyable day at the races will include talks on developing your career and business from four time Olympic Medallist and now Horse Sport Ireland Eventing High Performance Coach Ginny Elliot, well known Event rider and an authority on the business of producing and selling young stock Carol Gee, top Irish Show Jumper Cian O'Connor and the Irish All Weather Champion Trainer for 2007 Ger Lyons.

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