Farm Ireland

Friday 23 February 2018

Horse Sport Ireland confirm funding details for 11 events

Siobhan English

Siobhan English

A total of 11 equine projects have received funding of almost €98,000 from Horse Sport Ireland for the 2015 season.

The funding for the scheme came from the additional €600,000 allocated by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine in the 2015 budget.

The 11 projects are:

* Ballina Agricultural Show (three-year-old sport horse futurity competition) €2,000

* Connemara Pony Breeders' Society (Connemara Pony Performance Mare Championship) €5,000* * Dunmanway Show (All-Ireland Young Show Person Championship) €1,500

* Eventing Ireland (Eventing Ireland National Championships) €20,000

* Millstreet (Pony Owners Charity Show/Millstreet International Pony and Young Rider Show 2015) €20,000

* Mullingar International Horse Show (Bet Showjumping Live) €20,000

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* Oughterard Show Society (Irish Draught All-Ireland Performance Championship) €9,000

* Royal Dublin Society (Connemara Performance Nations Cup) €4,400

* Tattersalls International Horse Trials (CCIYH*) €7,000

* Traditional Irish Horse Association (TIHA Hunter Equitation Class at Limerick Show) €4,500

* Waterford Sport Horse Breeders Group (Breeder to Buyer Competition) €4,500

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