Junior Show Jumping Team For European Championships
Holmestead Saddlery Junior European Championship Show Jumping Team
has been selected following a training and competition programme
which the National Young Rider and Junior Committee of the SJAI
drew up earlier in the year.
the auspices of Commdt John Ledingham, the riders attended viewing
days in Cavan, Cahir and Kill and were monitored in their performance
at specified shows during the season. Specific training days were
designated and carried out at Suzanne Macken's.
following have been selected to travel to the European Championships:
Tegan White on Rockrimmon Senator; Harriet McCord on Little Amadeus;
Dominic O¹Halloran on My Sky Diamond; Gerard O¹Neill on
Touched by Love and
Adrain Griffin on Rolestown Roly. Tara Dunne is the non travelling
reserve with Coileen Aoibh.
Saddlery, through the generosity of Bill Holmes, has extended his
sponsorship package to assist with financing the training and competition
preparation programme and the Junior Team's attendance at the European
Championships in Hagen.
to travelling to the Germany for the Championships, which take place
from 1st August 4th August, the Team members will participate
at the Hickstead meeting at the end of July. Also attending Hickstead
are Lorraine O¹Brien riding Caherwisheen, Rachel Wyse riding
Tampa Bay, Andrew Bourns with Iveena S and, Accordiano and Holly
The European Championship Team and their horses have been appropriately
fitted out to travel by Holmestead Saddlery and will be proudly
sporting the Holmestead name at Hickstead and in Hagen.
On behalf of the National Young Rider Committee of SJAI