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Cassio Rivetti’s Vivant of The Ukraine and Cian O’Connor’s Good Luck of Ireland will not contest the Final Individual rounds of the 2015 European Championship on Sunday afternoon at Aachen. Vivant and Rivetti (pictured above) stood in Individual 2nd place after Saturday’s Team Final, but Vivant failed to pass the 2nd vet inspection and was […]
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Following an on-course incident in which a member of the arena fence crew ran across the track as Irish rider Cian O’Connor was turning towards the 11th fence during the Team Final at the FEI European Jumping Championships 2015 in Aachen (GER), the Irish chef d’equipe Robert Splaine and athlete Cian O’Connor lodged a protest. […]
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A dramatic turn of events at the Team Final of the European Championships could be blamed for the loss of Olympic 2016 qualification for Team Ireland due to possible ring party interference during Cian O’Connor’s round with Good Luck. O’Connor was riding the 9-year-old Belgian Warmblood stallion owned by Adena Springs in the Team Final, and […]
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The pressure is on this week at the 2015 European Championships, which begin on Wednesday, August 18th in Aachen, Germany. With 23 countries sending teams, and six countries sending individual riders, a podium finish will be coveted more than any other international show jumping result this year. The reason, of course, are the impending 2016 […]
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Bertram Allen and Quiet Easy took first prize in Sunday morning’s Bitburger Prize Speed class at CHIO Aachen. With 34 starters, Ireland’s 19-year-old phenom Allen was in prime position to take it all and go for victory when he drew last in the order. Allen has become a specialist in speed classes, picking up speed […]
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