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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 SHOWING SERIES 2022

TREO EILE launches SHOWING SERIES for 2022 We are excited to announce our SHOWING SERIES for 2022 which invites former racehorses to compete as Riding Horses at eight key shows throughout Ireland, where the first two at each event will go forward to a final at the National Horse & Pony Championships at Killossery on

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Arkle Hero Forpadydeplasterer at home with Joanne Quirke…

“He’ll only eat Pink Lady apples…” 1. How long have you been involved in retraining racehorses and how did it come about initially?  Our family have been retraining racehorses for over twenty years. My uncle Jim Dreaper had retired Harcon who had had notable success for Jim over the years. He retried a sound horse

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