Ireland's Premier Horse and Pony Show

NIF 2016 Launch – New £1000 Pri...

The Northern Ireland Festival has launched it’s 2016 show schedule with the prestigious event due to take place at Cavan Equestrian Centre from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th April 2016. The schedule and online entry system is now live which will allow competitors time to spread the cost of entries over the forthcoming months. For the […]

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NIF 2015 FAQ

1). Give yourself plenty of time – the roads are likely to be very busy around Cavan this weekend – so make sure you arrive in time to collect your numbers and get to your class – we cannot hold classes – listen to the public address system for updates 2). Numbers should be collected […]

Change of Judge / New Hoys Judge

As you may be aware, one of our horse ride judges for 2015, Michaela Bowling, had an accident last Thursday which resulted in an injury to her leg. This means she will be unable to attend the Festival in 2015. We wish her a speedy recovery. We are delighted to announce her replacement will be […]

Show Office Opening Times

Friday 24th April – 9am to 6 pm Saturday 25th April – 6.30 am to 5 pm Sunday 26th April – 6.30 am to 5 pm   The showgrounds open on Thursday 23rd April at 4.30 pm Please report to the stable manager’s office upon your arrival.

Ring Layout Map

Click link below for the Northern Ireland Festival  Ring Layout Map ringlayoutmap

Horse Performance Classes Available

We are able to offer a limited number of new entries to the Horse Performance classes on Friday 24th April 2015. Classes 27, 28 and 29 will remain open until the new limit is reached.