Junior and Children on Horses Nations Cup, Opglabbeek, Belgium

  • 27 May 2016, 09:24

Horse Sport Ireland’s Chef d’ Equipe Comdt John Ledingham has selected the following horse and rider combinations to represent Ireland in the respective Nations Cups in Opglabbeek, Belgium today Friday 27th May. The next outing for the Children on Horses and Juniors will be in Hagen 8th-12th June where there will be opportunities for new combinations to represent their country.


Children on Horses 10.45 GMT local time

Ireland drawn 1st of 8 teams

James Smyth with Baricello W

Molly Hughes Bravo with Quarrycrest Clover (ISH)

Anabelle Heffron with Porsha (ISH)

Donal O’Connor with Bens Beauty (ISH)

Chef dÉquipe Comdt John Ledingham


Junior 13.30 GMT local time

Ireland drawn 5th of 7 teams

Patrick Hickey with Quandurina

Cormac Foley with Ballylynch Wizard

Christopher O’Connell with BVS Echo Island (ISH)(TIH)

Michael Pender with Sheikh It


Chef dÉquipe Comdt John Ledingham


Speaking about the event Team Ireland Equestrian Chef d’Equipe Comdt John Ledingham said;

“For all of the eight riders it is their first time to represent Ireland at this level. We would like thank our owners, sponsors and many supporters for all their help and support. We are preparing towards the European Championships in Millstreet 27th-31st July 2016.”



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