Ireland bidding for double CSIO3* success in Drammen

  • 6 June 2024, 19:37

Emily Turkington and Cornet will jump for Ireland in Drammen, Norway. Pic: Sportfo

Ireland are hoping for Longines EEF CSIO3* Nations Cup on the double tomorrow evening as a second The Underwriting Exchange Show Jumping Team compete in Drammen.

A quartet of Simon McCarthy with Gotcha, Emily Turkington with Cornet, Thomas Ryan with Jezebeau and Diarmuid Howley with Absolute De Mio will don the Charles Ancona green jacket after been selected by High Performance Show Jumping Director Michael Blake to compete against 11 nations at the Norwegian venue.

With Blake overseeing team action in Roeser, Luxembourg, Taylor Vard will lead the team as Ireland bid for dual three-star Nations Cup success.

The team has been drawn second of the 12 to jump and the action begins at 3:30pm, Irish time.


The Irish Show Jumping team is sponsored by The Underwriting Exchange 

Charles Ancona – Official athlete clothing supplier to HSI’s Senior Olympic programmes

Bucas – official supplier to the Irish High Performance programme

The Irish High Performance Show Jumping Programme is exclusively funded by Sport Ireland