Team Ireland Equestrian achievements

See the achievements of Team Ireland Equestrian from 2010 until the present.

2016

  • Jonty Evans & Cooley Rorkes Drift (ISH) finish in ninth place in eventing at the Rio Olympics
  • Judy Reynolds & Vancouver K set a new Irish record in Grand Prix Special at the Rio Olympics and become the first Irish combination in 24 years to qualify for the Olympic final
  • GAIN Irish Young Rider Showjumping Team win Gold medal at European Championships
  • Ireland crowned European Polo Champions
  • Ireland’s Natalya Coyle and Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe win Gold medal at Pentathlon World Cup 
  • Irish Investec Showjumping Team finish second in Aga Khan, after a thrilling jump-off
  • Camilla Speirs & Portersize Just A Jiff (ISH) finish in the top ten at both 4* Badminton (GBR) and 4* Pau (FRA)
  • Three Irish riders named for FEI Young Riders Academy – Jack Dodd, Michael Duffy & Eoin McMahon
  • Ireland has nine showjumpers, eight eventers and one dressage rider in the Top 100 of their respective World Rankings as at November 2016
  • Ireland’s Showjumping Team win Nations Cups at both 4* Wellington (USA) and 5* St Gallen (SUI)
  • Denis Lynch finishes fifth in the Longines FEI World Cup Final at Gothenburg
  • Ger O’Neill & Killossery Kaiden (ISH) win Gold medal in the 6 Year Old World Breeding Jumping Championships at Lanaken
  • Michael Pender wins Silver medal with Z Seven Caretina (ISH) & Bronze medal with Z Seven Canya Dance (ISH) in the 5 Year Old World Breeding Jumping Championships at Lanaken
  • Irish Sport Horse Studbook finishes in third place overall at the WBFSH World Breeding Eventing Championships at Le Lion d’Angers. Business Class (ISH) & Sophie Richards finish seventh overall in the six year old competition
  • MHS Going Global (ISH) & Greg Broderick jump double clear in the Nations Cup at both St Gallen and Dublin, and go on to represent Ireland at the Rio Olympic Games

2015

  • Investec Irish Showjumping Team win Aga Khan Nations Cup at Dublin
  • Irish Senior Eventing Team win Boekelo Nations Cup
  • GAIN Irish Junior Showjumping Team win Silver medal at European Championships
  • GAIN Irish Pony Showjumping Team win Silver medal at European Championships
  • GAIN Irish Young Rider Showjumping Team win Bronze medal at European Championships
  • GAIN Irish Young Rider Eventing Team win Bronze medal at European Championships
  • Jennifer Kuehnle wins Individual Gold medal in the European Children On Horses
  • Showjumping Championships
  • Zara Nelson wins Individual Bronze medal at the European Pony Eventing Championships

2014

  • Irish Pony Showjumping Team wins Silver medal at European Championships, Susan Fitzpatrick wins Individual Bronze medal
  • Irish Junior Eventing Team wins Gold medal at European Championships, Cathal Daniels wins Individual Silver medal
  • Irish Eventing Team finishes sixth at World Equestrian Games, gaining qualification for Rio 2016 Olympic Games
  • Michael G Duffy is part of Gold medal-winning European Showjumping Team at the Youth Olympic Games in China
  • Irish Young Rider Eventing Team wins Gold medal at European Championships, Elizabeth Hayden wins Individual Bronze medal
  • Bertram Allen & Barnike win Gold medal in 7 Year Old World Breeding Jumping Championships for Young Horses at Lanaken
  • Bertram Allen finishes seventh in Individual Showjumping Final at World Equestrian Games, Denis Lynch finishes individual ninth and Darragh Kenny finishes individual twelfth

2013

  • Irish Showjumping Team wins Bronze medal at Nations Cup Global Final
  • Ireland’s Aoife Clarke wins Blenheim Palace Horse Trials with Irish Sport Horse Fenya’s Elegance
  • Irish Junior Eventing Team wins Gold medal at European Championships, Elizabeth Hayden wins Individual Silver medal
  • Irish Pony Showjumping Team wins Bronze medal at European Championships, Susan Fitzpatrick wins Individual Gold medal
  • Irish Young Rider Eventing Team wins Bronze medal at European Championships
  • Irish Pony Eventing Team wins Bronze medal at European Championships
  • Ireland’s Bertram Allen wins Individual Silver medal at Junior European Showjumping Championships
  • Greg Broderick (IRL) & Arraghbeg Clover (ISH) win Gold medal in 5 Year Old World Breeding Jumping Championships for Young Horses at Lanaken
  • Aoife Clarke (IRL) & Fernhill Adventure (ISH) win Silver medal in 7 Year Old World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses at Le Lion d’Angers

 2012

  • Ireland’s Cian O’Connor wins Bronze medal in Individual Showjumping at Olympic Games
  • Irish Eventing Team finish 5th at Olympic Games with Ireland’s Aoife Clarke finishing 7th individually
  • Irish Paralympic Team wins Bronze medal in Para-dressage at Paralympic Games and Helen Kearney wins Individual Silver and Individual Bronze Medals
  • Irish Team wins Aga Khan Trophy at Dublin Horse Show and also wins FEI Top Level Nations Cup in Hickstead
  • Irish Pony Eventing Team win Gold at European Championships, Cathal Daniels wins Individual Gold medal and Ana O’Brien wins Individual Bronze medal
  • Irish Junior Showjumping Team win Gold at European Championships
  • Irish Junior Eventing Team wins Silver medal at European Championships, Harold Megahey wins Individual
  • Ireland’s Young Rider Team wins Silver medal at European Championships

 2011

  • Irish Team wins FEI Top Level Nations Cup in La Baule, France
  • Irish Children On Horses Team win Gold medal at European Championships
  • Irish Pony Showjumping Team win Silver medal at European Championships and Bertram Allen wins Individual Silver medal at European Pony Showjumping Championships
  • Irish Pony Eventing Team win Silver medal at European Championships and Jodie O’Keeffe wins Individual Bronze medal at European Pony Eventing Championships
  • Irish Young Rider Team win Silver medal at European Championships and David Hannigan wins Individual Bronze medal at European Young Rider Eventing Championships
  • Helen Kearney wins Bronze medal at European Para Equestrian Championships in FEI Top Level Nations Cup Series

 2010

  • Irish Team wins Meydan Nations Cup in Aachen
  • Irish Team wins 4* Nations Cup in Lummen
  • Jessica Kuerten wins Leipzig&GoteborgWorld Cup Grand Prix classes
  • Irish Team finishes overall 4th inMeydan Superleague Series
  • Bertram Allen wins Gold medal at European Pony Showjumping Championships
  • Irish Pony Showjumping Team win Silver medal at European Championships
  • Sarah O’Brien wins Bronze medal at European Pony Eventing Championships
  • Irish Children On Horses Team win Bronze medal at European Championships
  • 3 Irish riders in the top 20 at Badminton