Equestrian

Introduction to Equestrian


The Equestrian disciplines are unique among Olympic sports, in the sense that men and women compete on the same terms and horse and rider are both declared Olympic medal winners. Rider and horse are considered a team. Years of systematic efforts are required for the team to be able to perform adequately various exercises of skill, speed, endurance, and jumping of obstacles. For contact details of Horse Sport Ireland please click on Full story

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 6/16

Live Blog, Results and Imagery of Day 6 from Rio 2016 for Team Ireland

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 4/16

All the Team Ireland action from Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 3/16

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Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 2/16

Day for Ireland at the Rio 2016 Olympics was about Olympic debuts and a first look at our boxers. Weather played its part in disrupting the schedule, but there were still plenty of memorable moments for #TeamIreland Boxing: Steven Donnelly was delighted to come away with the win in his first Olympic fight #rterio2016 https://t.co/z8gOExe41u […]

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Speirs and Just A Jiff top 10 at Badminton

Ireland’s Camilla Speirs and her Irish Sport Horse, Portersize Just A Jiff, produced an outstanding final day performance, to record a top 10 finish at the world famous Badminton Horse Trials in the UK today. The Irish pair had started the day in 17th place after a clear Cross Country round on Saturday and they […]

Irish Showjumpers into European Final Day

Ireland have made the cut for the European Team Championship Final in Germany  after a nail-biting afternoon at Aachen that shook up the leaderboard. While the Irish quartet of Bertram Allen, Greg Broderick, Cian O’Connor and Denis Lynch dropped one place to hold overnight team ninth position, the afternoon’s action saw Germany unseated as the […]

European Showjumping Championships Aachen

The European show jumping championships commence today in Aachen, Germany where Ireland bids to book a place at next year’s Olympic Games in Rio by finishing in the top three of those nations not already qualified. The Irish team which will line out for today’s opening speed round comprises Tipperary native Denis Lynch (39) with Thomas Straumann’s […]
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