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NIF 2024 Timetable and Online Entry

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 […]

NIF 2024

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.

Additional Class Closures

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, […]

Late Entry Competitor Numbers

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 […]

Late Entries

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 […]

NIF 2023 Competitor Numbers (Catalogued)

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 […]