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Bertram Allen has withdrawn from the Longines FEI European Championships ahead of Friday evening’s team final, leaving Ireland with a team of three as they move forward to defend their podium position. Following a fall from his mount Hector van d’Abdijoeve,during Thursday’s team competition round 1, the pair were eliminated on course but allowed to return […]
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Irish show jumper Cian O’Connor’s protest against a ring interference incident during the 2015 European Championships was heard today by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland. The incident occurred during the team final of the European Championships in Aachen, Germany on August 21, when a member of the jump crew ran in […]
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Cian O’Connor and Horse Sport Ireland are preparing to face off with the FEI in mid-December, when O’Connor’s protest regarding the interference debacle at the European Championships goes in front of the Court of Arbitration for Sport. O’Connor today confirmed that the hearing date will be finalized this week, and while neither party is giving much […]
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Walking the Sunday course at Aachen in his street clothes was not how Cian O’Connor envisioned ending his week at the 2015 FEI European Championships. While he would have much preferred to have been dressed to compete, the sequence of events that began during Friday’s Round 2 Team Final changed the outcome not only of O’Connor’s […]
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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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