Competition

A Bumper Weekend Rewarding Thoroughbreds in a Second Career

Another Thoroughbred coming up trumps for a young rider ! Mega congrats to 12yo Joe Ryan and his 7yo by Ocovango who won the Treo Eile Highest Placed Thoroughbred prize at the Interschools SJ Final at Wexford Equestrian Centre on Sunday.  He is a pupil at Rathangan National School and their show jumping team have

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A marvellous night with the stars!

Think December 15th… coming towards the end of the cold snap… postcard scenes all around us, skating rinks rather than roads, bucketing water to thirsty Thoroughbreds for many of us! In one pocket of Kildare however, a plan was being kept on course for a night with the stars!  Some of Ireland’s greatest jockeys had

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TREO EILE PRO CELEBRITY SHOW JUMPING IS BACK FOR 2022!!

TREO EILE are excited to announce the launch of their Christmas Pro-Celebrity Showjumping Fundraiser at the Emerald Equestrian Centre on Thursday 15th December. The event will showcase the very best of Ireland’s retrained racehorses who will compete on teams of four in a timed competition, starting at 6pm.  A jockey will captain each team, with two

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Showing Season – Thoroughbred Tips from a ride judge

Qualified Ride Judge and Show Rider, Julie Donaghy Simpson, talks Thoroughbreds and Ringcraft Always having always being involved in horses, Julie’s father is a breeder, show horse producer and bloodstock agent so she’s know nothing but horses since birth. Her first horse coming off ponies was an ex-racer but to Julie he was just a

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Racehorse Showing Schedule

Full Irish Showing Schedule for 2022! Herewith a list of shows that have showing classes for former racehorses during 2022.  Those in the Treo Eile Showing Series (marked in red) are part of a pathway to a Championship in the National Horse & Pony Championships in Killossery in August.  They also carry Treo Eile prize

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Treo Eile Thoroughbred Eventing League

TREO EILE is delighted to announce the introduction of the Thoroughbred Eventing League, aimed at those competing Thoroughbreds in Eventing Ireland competitions this year.  Starting at Blackstairs in Wexford on March 19th, the league will run until the final event of the calendar in Punchestown in October.  Carrying €2,000 in prize money, with a pot

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MCGAFFIN & ‘BIG BRUCE’ steel the show at the Meadows

WINNER ALRIGHT at BAILEYS FLEXI EVENTING BALLELA TO MILAN – a 6yo gelding by Coolmore Stud’s Arc winner, Dylan Thomas, showed tremendous presence and ability to impress the judges week after week, finishing 10th overall and winning the Top TB prize of €150. He had previously raced for Dermot McLoughlin. At 17.1hh, the gentle giant

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Pro/Celeb Showjumping Classic

WOW!  What a glittering night we had at the Treo Eile Pro-Celebrity Thoroughbred Classic. Leading jockeys, former jockeys, Olympian eventers and top young riders teamed up to compete for the coveted title in our inaugural challenge, held in JAG Equestrian Centre. The evening began with the Moyglare Parade of Champions which featured a host of the

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Dressage Divas to the fore in first TB-only Dressage League

Our first ever TB Dressage League finished with a flourish as Cass Foley topped both classes with her beloved Rodney (Eoghan’s Delight). The winning prize for each class was a Pivo Silver pack and Cass has kindly passed her Novice winning prize on to the 2nd-placed Becky Grimes. Congratulations to both and happy filming! Connolly’s RED MILLS

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