Equestrian

Seven Riders named across Eventing, Showjumping and Dressage for Paris 2024

The Olympic Federation of Ireland has officially selected the equestrian team who are set to compete at the Olympic Games in Paris this summer.  Team Ireland will be represented by a showjumping team, an eventing team, and individual dressage at the Games, with competition taking place on the grounds of the Versailles Palace. The eventing [...]

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Weekend Recap | Rugby, Athletics, Show Jumping

Ireland dominate to win fifth Wellington CSIO4* Nations Cup The Underwriting Exchange Irish Show Jumping team won a fifth CSIO4* Wellington International Nations Cup after an utterly dominant performance at the Florida venue overnight. Michael Blake’s team of Darragh Kenny on Eddy Blue, David O’Brien on El Balou Old, Shane Sweetnam on RR Combella and

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Bernard Jackman Appointed Acting Head of Sport at HSI

JACKMAN APPOINTED ACTING HEAD OF SPORT AT HSI  Former Ireland rugby international to oversee high performance programme in run-up to Paris Olympics Bernard Jackman has been appointed Acting Head of High Performance Sport at Horse Sport Ireland (HSI) in the lead-up to the Olympic Games in Paris. The former Ireland rugby union international, who won a

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Irish Eventing team secure Olympic qualification with superb performance at World Championships

A fantastic performance from the Irish Eventing team of Sam Watson, Padraig McCarthy, Susie Berry and Austin O’Connor, managed by Dag Albert at the FEI Eventing World Championships in Pratoni, Italy, has secured Olympic qualification for the Irish team for Paris 2024. A fifth place finish following today’s final Show Jumping phase saw Ireland take one of the seven coveted Olympic

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Irish Eventing team in battle for Olympic qualification this weekend at World Championships

The Irish Eventing team, led by Horse Sport Ireland’s acting High Performance Director Dag Albert, are in 12th place overall following today’s (Friday) conclusion of the Dressage phase at the FEI Eventing World Championships in Pratoni, Italy. Ireland are just under 13 penalties off seventh position heading into the weekend, which is the all-important cut-off

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Brilliant Irish Show Jumping team claim Olympic qualification for Paris with fourth place finish at World Championships

On an evening of high drama at the ECCO FEI World Show Jumping Championships in Herning, Denmark last night (Friday), an outstanding performance from Michael Blake’s Irish Show Jumping team of Denis Lynch, Bertram Allen, Cian O’Connor and Daniel Coyle, saw them take one of the five coveted places on offer for the 2024 Olympic

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Irish Show Jumping team qualify for Friday’s World Championship Final – Olympic place still in reach

The Irish Show Jumping team of Denis Lynch, Bertram Allen, Cian O’Connor and Daniel Coyle, managed by Michael Blake, have qualified for tomorrow’s (Friday) final at the 2022 ECCO FEI World Championships at Herning in Denmark, where along with World Championship medals, five coveted team places are on offer for the 2024 Olympic Games in

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Irish Pony Show Jumping team crowned European Champions with gold medal win in Poland

An outstanding performance from the GAIN Equine Nutrition Irish Pony (U16) Show Jumping team saw them crowned European Champions today (Friday), taking the gold medal at the FEI European Championships in Strzegom, Poland. The Irish team of Kilkenny’s Eoin Brennan with Glor Tire Cruise (ISH), Kilkenny’s James Brennan with MHS Glow (ISH), Sligo’s Paddy Reape

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