The NIF 2024 provisional timetable is now available. The online entry system is also now live allowing you to spread the cost of entries over the months leading up to the show.New for 2024 – NIF Connemara Pony of the Year – classes 130 to 136 on the Saturday.Early Bird Stabling now available to book […]
The 18th Northern Ireland Festival is scheduled to take place from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th April 2023 at Cavan Equestrian Centre.The provisional timetable and online entry system will be available soon. This will allow competitors to spread the cost of entries over the months leading up to the show.
One of the new warm up areas being constructed isn’t quite ready, so we are issuing a revised ring layout. Revised ring layout
To help competitors plan. NIF Pre-Show Class Entry Numbers
The following classes are now closed and there will be no further late entries available for them. Class 21: Open Racehorse to Riding HorseClass 54: Connemara Working Hunter PonyClass 55: Connemara Working Hunter PonyClass 121: Connemara RiddenClass 125: Pony Performance 80cmsClass 145: Connemara Ridden Pony These are in addition to the classes already closed: 22, […]
The animal number list has now been updated to include any late entries made for a new animal. Numbers are to be the same for all classes. However if you have entered your animal in multiple classes and have used two slightly different spellings, then the system will issue two separate numbers. In this case […]
Most people will be aware of how the NIF Working Hunter finals operate, but for those who have qualified for the first time, here is a brief summary. No positions or rosettes are handed out at the end of the class. Once results have been counted and verified, the top ten from each final will […]
We are committed to making NIF 2023 as efficient as possible for competitors. In order to reduce waiting times at the show office, we have created a much faster system for those intending to make a late entry. 1). We would encourage those making a late entry to do it in advance using the online […]
Showgrounds layout (please note the BLUE ring is now sand – was previously grass).
To speed up number collection, we are listing the catalogued animals for NIF 2023. After entering the showgrounds, please make your way to the show office and request your number. This should then be worn whenever leading or riding your animal, to comply with our insurance. A few people seem to have either spelt their […]