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Irish-bred BBS McGregor (ISH) helps UAE to home Nations Cup victory

The Irish-bred BBS McGregor (ISH) and Abdullah Mohd Al Marri (Photo: Showjumping UAE) A brilliant double clear round from the Irish-bred gelding BBS McGregor (ISH), bred in Kilkenny by Marguerite Ryan and now ridden by Abdullah Mohd Al Marri for the United Arab Emirates, has helped the UAE to a commanding victory today’s four-star Nations…

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Second five-star win in 24 hours for Irish-bred MGH Candy Girl (ISH)

The 11-year-old mare MGH Candy Girl (ISH), bred by Timothy Kelleher in Co. Cork, has today (Saturday) claimed another big win at Amsterdam’s five-star World Cup show in The Netherlands, this time proving unbeatable in the 1m45 speed class with Britain’s Matt Sampson in the saddle. They finished a second and-a-half ahead of Germany’s Jana…

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Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi Mhaise Duit

The Irish Horse Board wish you and all your family a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.Please note that the Irish Horse Board office will be closed from Friday December 22nd to Wednesday January 3rd.

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Irish Equestrian Success


Longines League of Nations teams set for a flying start at Abu Dhabi

As the excitement builds to a crescendo ahead of the dawning of the brand-new Longines League of Nations™ Series, the top-10 ranked countries in the world have confirmed their teams for the historic first leg which will be staged in Abu Dhabi (UAE) this Sunday 11th February 2024. FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping, in which horse-and-rider…

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Denis Lynch second Jessica Burke third in Bordeaux five-star Grand Prix

Denis Lynch and Brooklyn Heights Tipperary’s Denis Lynch and the 15-year-old gelding Brooklyn Heights have finished as runners-up in today’s five-star Audi Grand Prix at Bordeaux World Cup show in France. Just four of the 28 starters jumped clear in the first round with two of those for Ireland. Lynch jumped clear in 40.15 seconds…

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Paul O’Shea leads Irish domination in Wellington Grand Prix

Irish riders were in superb form in Saturday’s $215,000 MARS Equestrian four-star Grand Prix at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Florida, USA, with Limerick’s Paul O’Shea taking victory aboard Imerald van’t Voorhof. Paul O’Shea & Imerald van’t Voorhof, winners of the $215,000 MARS Equestrian CSI4* Grand Prix. Photo © Sportfot Just three combinations made it…

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