Ireland's Premier Horse and Pony Show

New Main Sponsors Announced

The Northern Ireland Festival committee is delighted to announce two main sponsors for the 2016 show. Horse World NI are the new sponsors of the Festival Working Hunter Pony Championships – They will have a stand in the retail village at the show selling a wide variety of equine products. BuyDirectIrishHorses.com are the new sponsors of the […]

Ring Layout 2016

Stables Sold Out

Cavan Equestrian have informed us that all 500 stables are now sold out for NIF 2016 – they are taking names from people to go on a stand-by list in the event of cancellations. A list of alternative local stables are listed below. NAME  Location TELEPHONE NO.  DISTANCE  Brady, Bernadette  Butlersbridge 086 – 4041897  2 Miles Conlon, Jackie  Butlersbridge 086 – 8688116  1 Mile Crowe, […]

NIF 2016 ~ frequently asked questions

 PLEASE ALLOW SUFFICIENT TIME TO GET INTO THE SHOW-GROUNDS AS ROADS AROUND CAVAN ARE LIKELY TO BE VERY BUSY ALL WEEKEND – EVERY YEAR PEOPLE MISS CLASSES BECAUSE THEY DIDN’T ALLOW ENOUGH TIME PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS A PARADE THROUGH CAVAN TOWN CENTRE ON SATURDAY 23RD APRIL  1). SHOW GROUNDS – opens on Thursday 21st April […]

Horse of the Year Show 2016 Qualifier...

The Northern Ireland Festival Committee is delighted to announce that they will be hosting six prestigious qualifiers for the ‘World’s Most Famous Horse Show’ These are: Cuddy Working Hunter of the Year Championship (Horses) Cuddy In-Hand Championship 133cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year 153cm Working Hunter Pony […]

Stables now available to book

Cavan Equestrian are now taking bookings for stabling for the 2016 Northern Ireland Festival. Prices are as follows: STABLES: 1 night x€35, 2 nights x€60, 3 nights x€80, 4 nights x€100 HOOK-UP:€20 per night or €35 duration Booking Form Please note: Cavan Equestrian deal with all stable enquiries – please contact them directly. Cavan Equestrian Centre, […]

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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