Farm Ireland

Friday 24 November 2017

Take in top auction on Euro equine tour

Teagasc's equine specialists are organising an equine educational tour to the world famous Performance Sales International (PSI) auction of Mr Paul Schockemohle in Ankum, Germany, as well as leading stud farms and equestrian yards in Holland and Germany.

Each year, the PSI auction features an exclusive collection of young dressage and showjumping horses, dozens of national and international Grand Prix -- and Championship horses have been secured at the sale in its 30-year history.

Costing €780 per person, the trip lasts five days and four nights and runs from December 9-13 this year.

The tour price includes return flights from Dublin to Amsterdam travelling with Aer Lingus, a 50-seater executive coach, four nights in a three-star hotel in Osnabruck with breakfast included, one evening meal at the hotel, all travel taxes and security levies, 24-hour emergency service while participants are aboard and entry into the sale.

To secure a place on the trip, a non-refundable deposit can be paid to Group Travel International, Park House, Donabate, Co Dublin.

To pay a deposit and request a booking form, contact Martin Callanan at Group Travel International on 01 8434734 or email

For more information on the trio, contact the Teagasc equine team: Mr Norman Storey, Kildalton College, 087 222 2513, Ms Wendy Conlon, Athenry, 087 987 9083, Mr Declan McArdle, Grange, 087 683 1876 or Ms Ruth Fennell, Dungarvan, 087 960 2537.

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