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Veteran Horse of the Year Qualifier

Our Veteran Ridden Horses and Ponies Championship (Ch 32 – Saturday 27th April ) is a Golden Ticket qualifier for the Veteran Horse Society National Championships to be held at Arena UK, Lincolnshire from 30th August – 1st September 2024. The Champion and Reserve will be issued with a Golden Ticket to the Supreme Final […]

New Show Hunter Starter Stakes Classes

Class 138 Novice Show Hunter Starter Stakes PonyOpen to pony, mare or gelding. 4 years old and over, not exceeding 133cm. Riders not to have attained their 12th birthday on 1st January in the current year Class 139 Open Show Hunter Starter Stakes PonyOpen to pony, mare or gelding. 4 years old and over, not […]

Traditional Gypsy Cob Class Added

Class 137 will take place after the other cob classes on the Sunday of the show. It will form part of the cob championship. This class is now available to enter online. Traditional Gypsy Cob Traditional Gypsy Cob, Mare or Gelding, 4 years old or over. Rider to have attained their 14th birthday before 1st […]

NIF 2024 to Host Six Horse of the Year Q...

National Pony Society/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Connemara Pony of the YearSport Horse Breeding of Great Britain Working Hunter of the Year ChampionshipNational Pony Society/Mole Valley Farmers Intermediate Working Hunter Pony of the YearNational Pony Society/Mole Valley Farmers 153cm Working Hunter Pony of the YearNational Pony Society/Mole Valley Farmers 143cm Working Hunter Pony […]

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 2024 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, […]