Irish Pony riders win Belgian Nations Cup while Denis Lynch takes fourth in French five-star Grand Prix

Irish Show Jumping riders have enjoyed an excellent weekend at Youth and Senior level, with impressive results recorded across Europe. Led by Chef d’Equipe Lucy Allen, the Irish Pony (U16) Show Jumping team of Ryan Sweetnam (Kilcummin Cruise) Jack Brennan (Alonsa), Niamh McEvoy (Caliber-de) and Alex Finney (Still Got Me), won this morning’s FEI Pony Nations Cup at Sentower Park in Belgium. Ireland were in the lead on a zero score following Thursday’s opening round and finished the second round on eight faults to take victory. Netherlands and Germany finished in a share of second place on 16 faults while Belgium finished fourth, Italy fifth, and Sweden sixth. Horse Sport Ireland Chairman Joe Reynolds said: “I want to congratulate Ryan, Jack, Niamh and Alex, led┬áby Chef d’Equipe Lucy Allen on a brilliant performance to win today’s Nations Cup in Belgium. Hats off to them, they showed great composure to hold … Continue reading Irish Pony riders win Belgian Nations Cup while Denis Lynch takes fourth in French five-star Grand Prix