Here is the provisional timetable for the 2018 Northern Ireland Festival. It is subject to change if our application for Horse of the Year Show qualifiers is successful. New classes for 2018 include Team Working Hunter, Equitation, Irish Draught Working Hunter 90cms and Assisted Working Hunter.
The Northern Ireland Festival is set to take place from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd April 2018 at Cavan Equestrian Centre, County Cavan. Following on from the hugely successful 2017 show, we will be making a number of exciting changes to the schedule and ring layouts to meet the demands of the most popular classes. We […]
FRIDAY – MRS CANDY COLLECTIONS RING and THE MANE DEALER RING These rings have reached capacity so unfortunately we cannot take any more entries for the following classes; 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 30a, 31, 31a, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 148, 152 Also on Saturday the following classes […]
We are delighted to announce that the Irish Draught performance working hunter class (152) on the Friday of the show will be a qualifier for the IDHBA National Show in September. For more details, please visit their website here
Due to numerous requests we are extending the closing date of catalogue entries by 48 hours to midnight on Sunday 2nd April. Postal entries must be with us by Saturday 1st April. All entries after this date will be at the increased rates with the exception of Festival Working Hunter final qualifiers. Please note that […]
Northern Ireland Festival 2017 ~ 21st to 23rd April 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 1). SHOW GROUNDS – opens on Thursday 20th April from 9.00am until 5.00pm […]
Cavan Equestrian has informed us that all 500 stables are now sold out for NIF 2017. A list of alternative local stable yards which may have availability is shown below. NAME Location TELEPHONE NO. DISTANCE Brady, Bernadette Butlersbridge 086 – 4041897 2 Miles Conlon, Jackie Butlersbridge 086 – 8688116 1 Mile Crowe, Marion Moynehall 087 – 4169266 4 Miles Cullivan, Ray Castletara 087-6991515 or 087-7767296 6 Miles Cusack, Michael Kilnaleck 086 – 812 7896 10 […]
Class 153 is a new Hack class which is available on Friday 21st April in the red ring. It is open to Mares or geldings, 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 160cms. You can enter now via the website or post.