Underage European Show jumping Championships Millstreet Co Cork

  • 15 July 2016, 16:07

The European Show Jumping Championships for Young Riders (under 21) Juniors (under 18) and Children On Horses (under 14) will take place in Millstreet, Co. Cork from July 25th to July 31st 2016.

Trot-ups for all three age categories and the official opening ceremony will be held on Monday July 25th, with jumping action starting the following day for the Children on Horses.

Chef d’Equipe, Comdt. John Ledingham, said: “Congratulations to all riders selected for this year’s European Championships in the Green Glens arena, Millstreet. There will be over 30 nations from all parts of Europe traveling to the fabulous Equestrian venue in Millstreet, a big thank you to the Duggan family for hosting such a huge event. This is the first time that Children on Horses, Juniors and Young Riders compete in one location in Ireland, we can promise you a very high standard of competition. These riders are the future Olympians, the next generation of superstars in the sport. Come and support our young Irish riders in their home Championships.”

The riders that will represent Team Ireland Equestrian at the European Championships are listed below (in alphabetical order).

Children On Horses (Under 14):

Robyn Fagan with Holly CastleForbes

Dan Geaney with Coral du Carel (ISH)

Annabelle Heffron with Porsha (ISH)

Charlotte Houston with Butuela

James Smyth with Walt Disney

Juniors (Under 18):

Philip Carey with Hip Boy

Susan Fitzpatrick with Cavalino

Cormac Foley with Ballylynch Wizard

Mikey Pender with Sheikh it

Jack Ryan with Cavalier Teaca (ISH)

Young Riders (Under 21):

Michael G Duffy with Felix XXVIII

Matt Garrigan with Contino 56

Gavin Harley with Understone Van de Kapel

Max O Reilly Hyland with Ahmed Du Calvaire

Jenny Rankin with Baccarat

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