Fontainebleau Pony Nations Cup Team Announced

  • 27 March 2018, 12:35

Horse Sport Ireland has today announced the Pony Nations Cup Team that will compete in Fontainebleau, France on Saturday April 14th.


Speaking about the team, Pony Team Manager, Gary Marshall said; “This is a team that gained their positions through the Plusvital/Holmestead Pony Spring Tour 2018, it is a young team. For four of the five riders it will be their first time on a CSIOP team, it will be a great experience for them for the future and I am really looking forward to seeing how they perform.”


The Fontainebleau Pony Nations Cup Team in alphabetical order is as follows:


Rider Pony
Francis Derwin Cul Ban Mistress (CP)
Max Foley Pumkins Pondi (CP)
Katie Power Knockroe Little Mike (ISH)
Lucy Shanahan Caliber DE
Rhys Williams Shadow’s Dancer (CP)


This year in honour of Ireland’s success in previous years, Ireland will be the guest of honour at the Bonneau International Pony Show, Fontainebleau, which takes place from April 12th through to April 15th.


Ireland’s previous successes include:

  • 5 wins in the Nations Cup (2005 – 2006 – 2010 – 2011 – 2012).
  • 6 wins in the Grand-Prix CSIOP (2005 – 2007 – 2008 – 2010 – 2011 – 2017).
  • 6 wins in the Grand-Prix CSIP (2003 – 2005 – 2009 – 2011 – 2014 – 2015).



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