A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
After last week’s European Championships in dressage and show jumping, the spotlight this week turns on the eventing equivalent, with Germany staging the battle for medals at Luhmühlen.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2019
The Irish show jumping team will be vying with nine other nations for an Olympic place when they head to the European Championships in Rotterdam next month.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
Last Friday, the Ukrainian show jumping team contested a Tokyo 2020 qualifier in Budapest and amassed a total of 41 faults.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2019
This weekend Ireland’s show jumping team face their second of four Nations Cup qualifiers when they travel to the Baltic venue of Sopot for the Nations Cup of Poland.
Wed, 12 Jun, 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
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
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
The world governing body of equestrian sport (FEI) has given a three-month timescale for bids to host the next world championships in 2022 and has said it will accept representations from venues interested in staging standalone events as well as those who would be prepared to host all seven equestrian disciplines at once.
Wed, 21 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
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
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
Now that the Global Champions Tour has concluded for another year, the FEI World Cup series provides the main international show jumping focus in the months ahead.
Wed, 15 Nov, 2017
Ireland are set to field their strongest show jumping team of the season so far for the Swedish Nations Cup at Falsterbo on Friday.
Wed, 12 Jul, 2017
Fri, 02 Dec, 2016
Cian O’Connor is hoping the celebrations that greeted the arrival on Wednesday of a second child, Cara Louise, to him and his wife Ruth will continue this weekend at the Global Champions Tour (GCT) final in Doha, Qatar.
Fri, 04 Nov, 2016
Kevin Thornton is confident an autopsy on the horse Flogas Sunset Cruise will exonerate him of any wrongdoing.
Fri, 14 Oct, 2016
“I know there is room for improvement and I am confident I can achieve it.”
Fri, 30 Sep, 2016
Daniel McConnell looks at some of the scandals that have blighted Irish athletes over the years.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2016
Fri, 15 Jul, 2016
It emerged this week that de facto Ukrainian show jumping team owner Oleksandr Onyshchenko has sold 44 of his horses to Germany’s Paul Schockemohle.
Fri, 08 Jul, 2016
Fri, 01 Jul, 2016
Horse Sport Ireland (HSI) has not deviated from its assertion that MHS Going Global is eligible for the Olympics, and it is hopeful that it has “clarified” a query from the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) regarding the ownership of the horse ridden by Greg Broderick.
Fri, 24 Jun, 2016
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) yesterday listed Greg Broderick and MHS Going Global among the nominations for Ireland’s sole show jumping slot at the Olympics, but it is examining the horse’s eligibility amid speculation it may not comply with a rule on ownership.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
Horse Sport Ireland last night rubbished speculation that the show jumping horse MHS Going Global is ineligible to represent Ireland in the Olympics.
Sun, 19 Jun, 2016
Cian O’Connor declared on Facebook this week that he think’s “Ireland will win” today’s Furusiyya nations cup in St Gallen, Switzerland.
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016
Fri, 15 Apr, 2016
Fri, 08 Apr, 2016
Fri, 08 Apr, 2016
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Fri, 04 Mar, 2016
Cian O’Connor continued to demonstrate the Olympic credentials of Good Luck on Saturday, the pair finishing fourth in the five-star grand prix at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Florida.
Mon, 29 Feb, 2016
Fri, 05 Feb, 2016
Horse Sport Ireland has not ruled out taking the case involving Cian O’Connor to the Swiss federal courts.
Fri, 08 Jan, 2016
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
Irish show jumper Bertram Allen last night said he was “devastated’ after winning the grand prix at London’s Olympia, only to be disqualified when a spot of blood was found on the right flank of his mount Quiet Easy.
Wed, 23 Dec, 2015
Fri, 18 Dec, 2015
Cian O’Connor was tight-lipped last night as he flew out of Lausanne, Switzerland, following his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in a bid to secure a place for the Irish show jumping team in next year’s Olympics.
Thu, 17 Dec, 2015
Bertram Allen won three cars in Sweden a fortnight ago, but he knows he will require a Rolls Royce performance this weekend at the Geneva, Switzerland, this weekend if he is to drive off with any of the riches on offer.
Fri, 11 Dec, 2015
Dermott Lennon placed second in the World Cup qualifier in Toronto, Canada, a fortnight ago with Loughview Lou Lou.
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
Horse Sport Ireland (HSI) has lodged an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) regarding the debacle at last month’s European Championships that saw Cian O’Connor impeded in his round and Ireland denied a place in next year’s Olympics.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
Horse Sport Ireland (HSI) is confident it has a “valid” case as it prepares to file an appeal to the Federation Equestre International (FEI) Tribunal by today regarding the debacle at the European Championships that saw Cian O’Connor impeded in his round and Ireland denied a place in next year’s Olympics.
Fri, 04 Sep, 2015