May 01

Irish Event Rider Sarah Ennis And Her Equine Heroes

Categories: Equestrian, Equine
Irish Event Rider Sarah Ennis And Her Equine Heroes Sarah Ennis - Senior Event Rider at the 2012 Irish Field Awards

Sarah Ennis was awarded Senior Event Rider at the 2012 Irish Field Awards. She just missed out on Olympic selection, but still had a superb 2012 which saw her end the season as the top Irish rider in the world HSBC rankings. She has represented Ireland on several international teams and brings over 20 years experience of working with horses to her job as a trainer, coach and established international event rider.

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Apr 25

The Future is Bright for Irish Show Jumper Paraic Kenny

The Future is Bright for Irish Show Jumper Paraic Kenny Paraic Kenny, The Irish Field Junior Show Jumper of the Year
Paraic Kenny is a young 17 year-old show jumping rider from Co. Wexford, Ireland with an extremely bright future. Paraic has enjoyed much success in his career particularly over the last year when taking the ride on his aunt’s exuberant Connemara pony, Grey Ross. Having played a strong role in the Irish pony team’s success at the Nations Cup in Fontainebleau in April of last year, Paraic and Grey Ross went on to win the Grand Prix in Hagen, Germany.

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Feb 07

Horses were driven long before they were ridden!

Categories: Alltech WEG, Equestrian, Equine
Horses were driven long before they were ridden! Driving discipline. Photograph © Rinaldo de Craen

With the final of the FEI World Cup™ Driving Series taking place this weekend in Bordeaux, France, we take a look at the sport of Driving to see what it entails. Driving is one of the oldest competitive equestrian sports. It is a discipline without a rider but with a driver, who drives a carriage drawn by between one and four horses. Modern Driving competitions consist of three phases:

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