Recipients of the HSI Breeding Grant Announced

  • 19 May 2016, 19:52


Recipients of the HSI Breeding Grant Announced

A total of 39 applications were received from equestrian shows and events seeking sponsorship from the €125,000 fund available under the 2016 HSI Breeding Grant.  24 applicants were awarded funding following an evaluation of all of the applications by the Breeding Grant Evaluation Committee.

Commenting on the Breeding Grant, Alison Corbally, HSI Director of Breeding and Programmes said;

“There was considerable interest expressed in the Breeding Grant, with shows from all over the country applying for sponsorship for a range of different events and disciplines.  I would like to thank the Breeding Grant Evaluation Committee who worked very hard to ensure that the fund will support initiatives which will help breeders and contribute to the overall industry. I would also like to thank all parties that submitted applications and wish them luck for their upcoming event”.


Applicants which will receive funding from the 2016 HSI Breeding Grant:

1 Ardrahan Agricultural Show

2 Association of Irish Riding Clubs

3 Ballina Agricultural Show

4 Cavan Equestrian


6 Dressage Ireland

7 Dunmanway Agricultural Show

8 Equifestival

9 Equus Live

10 IDHBA National Show

11 Irish Breeders Classic Show

12 Irish Draugh Horse Society NI

13 Irish Pony Society

14 Iverk Show

15 Limerick Show & TIHA

16 Mayo Roscommon Agricultural Show

17 MEC Four Year Old Championship

18 Millstreet Horse Show

19 RDS

20 Tattersalls International Horse Trials

21 The Kerry Bog Pony Society

22 Waterford Sport Horse Breeders

23 West Cork Horse Breeders

24 Whites Cross Charity Show



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