Event: Grand Prix
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A double helping of FEI World Cup rounds in both show jumping and dressage ensures there is no let-up in international action over the Christmas period.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019
Leading Irish eventers Padraig McCarthy and Cathal Daniels are among the riders heading to Switzerland for this week’s CHI Geneva five-star fixture.
Wed, 11 Dec, 2019
Cian O’Connor came out on top at the two-star Grand Prix at Opglabbeek in Belgium which saw Irish riders take three of the top five places.
Sun, 08 Dec, 2019
The venue allocation to stage the 2022 world championships in equestrian sport will be announced this coming Saturday during the 2019 FEI General Assembly which is being held in Moscow.
Wed, 13 Nov, 2019
Irish show jumpers will line out on both sides of the Atlantic this week as the 2019/2020 FEI World Cup series gathers momentum.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019
With the official team season now done for 2019, attention turns to the individual jumping circuit with the first European round of the FEI World Cup series taking place in Norway at Oslo Horse Show this weekend.
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019
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Fri, 06 Sep, 2019
A statement from his family said that he had suffered a spinal cord neck injury.
Sun, 01 Sep, 2019
An Irish record Grand Prix score of 76.351% by Judy Reynolds and Vancouver K hauled Ireland across the line to secure a first-ever Olympic team place in dressage at the European Championships in Rotterdam yesterday.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
The Irish Dressage team have qualified for an Olympic Games for the first time ever.
Tue, 20 Aug, 2019
Tipperary's Shane Breen has today made history at the Dublin Horse Show in the RDS, after he claimed victory in the €350,000 Longines Grand Prix of Ireland.
Sun, 11 Aug, 2019
Paul O’Shea blitzed home on Imerald van’t Voorhof to claim the Sport Ireland Classic on the opening day of Dublin Horse Show yesterday.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
Offaly’s Darragh Kenny and the Ann Thompson-owned stallion Balou du Reventon tonight confirmed their position as one of the top combinations in world Show Jumping, with a stunning performance which saw them win the €300,000 Longines Global Champions Tour five-star Grand Prix at Chantilly in France.
Sat, 13 Jul, 2019
New Zealander Tim Price has topped the latest FEI world eventing rankings just days after winning the George Mernagh Memorial CCI4*-S at Tattersalls International Horse Trials in Co Meath, while Ireland’s Elizabeth Power has made a significant climb following her fourth-place finish in the Irish Field CCI4*-L at the same meeting.
Wed, 05 Jun, 2019
Ireland grabs its share of international attention this week with Tattersalls International Horse Trials getting underway in Co. Meath today and Mullingar hosting its two-star international show jumping meeting over the Bank Holiday weekend.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
Niki Lauda, who won two of his world titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, left a legacy which went far beyond his Formula One achievements.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
Shane Breen will be hoping for a repeat of his form a fortnight ago when lining out in Shanghai this week for the latest round of the Global Champions League.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
On May 1, 1994 - 25 years ago today - the world was shocked by the death of three-time world champion Ayrton Senna when he crashed while leading the San Marino Grand Prix at the Imola track in Italy.recalls one of Formula 1's darkest days.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
Cian O’Connor takes his relatively recent acquisition Irenice Horta to this week’s four-star Horses and Dreams fixture at Hagen in Germany.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
All eyes are on Gorthenburg this week as the Swedish city hosts the annual FEI World Cup Finals in both show jumping and dressage.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2019
The world governing body of equestrian sport, the FEI, says that there has been strong interest in the bidding process to stage the 2022 World Championships, with a global spread of potential hosts across four continents which includes venues in 20 different countries.
Wed, 27 Mar, 2019
The past weekend was a good one for Irish dressage.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
This weekend should see Ireland’s Judy Reynolds secure a place at the 2018/2019 FEI Dressage World Cup final, which takes place in Gothenburg, Sweden in April.
Wed, 13 Mar, 2019
Qatar stays in focus this week with a second successive five-star fixture in Doha following on from last weekend’s opening round of the Global Champions Tour.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2019
Formula One will honour Michael Schumacher, as the seven-times world champion approaches his 50th birthday, five years on from a near-fatal skiing accident.
Sat, 29 Dec, 2018
After a two-week break, the FEI World Cup series resumes this weekend with both dressage and show jumping rounds taking place in Stuttgart in Germany.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2018
Irish show jumper Cian O’Connor has been elected to represent the world’s show jumpers on the Jumping Committee of the FEI, equestrian sport’s world governing body, it was announced this week.
Wed, 26 Sep, 2018
With equestrian sport’s world championships, the World Equestrian Games, less than three months away, Irish eventing was boosted at the weekend by a number of stellar performances at the four-star German meeting at Luhmühlen.
Wed, 20 Jun, 2018
Wed, 13 Jun, 2018
Jonty Evans remains in intensive care in Beaumont Hospital after a fall at Tattersalls International Horse Trials on Sunday.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2018
Bertram Allen and Michael G Duffy will carry Irish hopes in Rome at this weekend’s Italian nations cup, with the country not represented in the team event.
Wed, 23 May, 2018
Next Sunday in the French Nations Cup at La Baule, the Irish team will wear black armbands as a mark of respect to legendary show jumper Tommy Wade who exited the arena of life in his 80th year on Monday.
Wed, 16 May, 2018
Daniel Ricciardo says he needs more than winning last Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix to convince him to stay with Red Bull next season.
Wed, 18 Apr, 2018
The great and good of Formula One have rounded on Max Verstappen after the Dutchman’s banzai driving took centre stage again following a dramatic Chinese Grand Prix.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2018
Young Galway rider Michael Duffy could hardly have hoped for a better debut in the Global Champions League when he represented the mostly-Irish Miami Celtics team, riding Efs Top Contender in the opening round of the season in Mexico City at the weekend.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2018
There were some positive moves for Irish riders in the latest Longines rankings issued by the world governing body, the FEI, yesterday.
Wed, 07 Mar, 2018
Ireland’s show jumpers could be in line for a notable treble as they tackle the Wellington Nations Cup this weekend during week eight of the Winter Equestrian Festival in Florida.
Wed, 28 Feb, 2018
Ireland has two show jumping teams in action this weekend for the first of this year’s nations cup fixtures. Michael Blake takes charge of affairs for the five-star meeting in Ocala, Florida, while Taylor Vard will be overseeing matters at Abu Dhabi’s five-star contest in the UAE.
Wed, 14 Feb, 2018
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Wed, 31 Jan, 2018
Just in time for Christmas, the Belgian Competition Authority lobbed an unwelcome ‘present’ at both equestrian sport’s world governing body, the FEI, and the privately run Global Champions Tour/Global Champions League (GCT/GCL).
Wed, 03 Jan, 2018
Irish riders netted three-star Grand Prix victories on both sides of the Atlantic at the weekend, with Paul O’Shea scoring in Tryon, North Carolina, and Darragh Kenny coming out on top at Montpellier in France.
Wed, 01 Nov, 2017
Lewis Hamilton said it felt unreal to become Formula One champion for a fourth time following a dramatic Mexican Grand Prix in which he collided with rival Sebastian Vettel on the opening lap.
Sun, 29 Oct, 2017
The Manhattan skyline provides the backdrop to this week’s showpiece event on the North American circuit as the fourth staging of the the Rolex Central Park Horse Show gets underway at the Wollman Rink today.
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017