Following the popularity of the child equitation classes, we have added three new adult equitation classes to the 2020 schedule. The new classes will take place on the Saturday and are for any horse or pony, as only the rider will be judged. The three classes will be split by age. Class 124 is for […]
To help competitors spread the cost of entries, we have now launched the provisional 2020 timetable and opened the online entry system. In order to help improve the running of the show, we have made several changes from this year’s running order. On Friday classes that were previously in the Bronze ring will now be […]
The 16th Northern Ireland Festival is set to take place from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th April 2020 at Cavan Equestrian Centre. The timetable and online entry system will be launched in July allowing competitors to spread the cost over the next nine months leading up to the show.
The Chairman and the Committee deeply regret the sudden death of our good friend and fellow committee member George Boyd. We will miss him, as will the judges, officials and competitors. George was a gentlemen to all in the equestrian world and ran the hunter ring at the Festival like clockwork. Our thoughts are with […]
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Northern Ireland Festival – 26th to 28th April 2019 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 25th April from Midday until 7.30pm […]
The silver ring on Friday has reached it’s entry capacity and is now closed. We cannot accept any more entries for classes 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26.
You can now pre-order your 2019 Northern Ireland Festival merchandise. Printing Inc. will be at the show selling branded t shirts, mugs, baseball caps and bags. The new Festival Working Hunter qualifier t shirts are available listing all the finalists on the reverse. Pre-order now and pick up your order at the show. Visit their […]
The silver ring on Friday is nearing capacity. No more entries will be accepted for Class 24 (pony performance 75cms) and Class 25 (pony performance 85cms). The remaining three classes are likely to close within the next few days.