Irish riders compete at Badminton this weekend

  • 2 May 2018, 20:33

Team Ireland Equestrian’s eventers will compete at the prestigious Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials at Badminton (GBR) this week, which is one of only six 4 star three-day-events on the international calendar each year. The first phase of dressage will take place tomorrow (Thursday) and on Friday. Action moves to cross-country on Saturday, with the final phase of showjumping taking place on Sunday. All Irish combinations passed today’s (Wednesday) trot-up. The first of the Irish to go tomorrow will be Ciaran Glynn with Killossery Jupiter Rising (ISH)(TIH) who line out in the dressage arena at 10.42 GMT.

On the showjumping circuit, action takes place at Madrid (ESP), Busto Arsizio (ITA), Le Touquet (FRA), Moorsele (BEL), Redefin (GER), Mannheim (GER), Tryon North Carolina (USA) and Fontainebleau (FRA). Ireland will also be represented in eventing at Sopot (POL) and in endurance at Ashville North Carolina (USA).

All Irish international entries for this week’s shows are now available to view by clicking on the individual shows under ‘FEI Entries & Results’. Live links to results from this week’s shows are also available. Follow your Team Ireland Equestrian riders on the HSI website, Facebook (Team Ireland Equestrian) and Twitter (@TeamIRLEq).

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