Connolly’s RED MILLS Spring Tour 2018

Connolly’s  RED MILLS Spring Tour 2018

Sponsored by Connolly’s RED MILLS , The Showjumper’s Club & Foran Equine.

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Dates: 2018

Feb: 11th – Jag Equestrian
Feb 18th – Cavan Eq.
Feb 25th – Broadmeadows
March 4th – Killossery
March 11th – Portmore
March 11th -Ballinamona
March 18th – Cavan 2
March 25th – Maryville
March 25th – Kernan’s

April 1st – Barnadown
April 8th – Mullingar
April 14th – Warrington
April 15th – Coilog(Final Leg)


Sponsors of the Connolly’s RED MILLS Showjumping Spring Tour 2018
  1. All classes scheduled before each leg of the Connolly’s Red Mils Spring Tour must be run in strict drawn order. Entries to SJI office before 4pm Thursday with fee of 10 euro per entry per class (SJI rules) NB Please pay for your entries online before 3pm on Thursday. Entries open Monday Morning for the following weekend shows.
  2. Sponsor of the Individual legs of the Spring Tour must not be in the same line of business of the principle sponsor of the Tour (Red Mills) The Tour sponsor will present RED MILLS rosettes at each leg.  A photo of the presentation to be sent back to the Tour PRO on the evening of each leg with the results of the class( 1st – 8th and should include the Top YR, Top Pro-am, Best Turned out).


  1. Height 1.35cm (max height 1st round is 1.35m & 1.45m spread on oxers).
    Tour will be run under Art 238.2.2(in exceptional circumstances Art 274.5.2)
    Declaration will be made to Showjumping Ireland (as per Grand Prix) before 4pm on Thursday or as advertised in SJI Bulletin/Website/email  prior to show with no exceptions.

    Last leg may be built at 1.40cm

    Rules as per Nat Grand Prix for Ground Jury, Starter, Course Designer and Substitution of horse (not rider) will only be permitted by the Ground Jury on the day.  

Should an appeals committee be needed, they will be selected at the show (3 SJI Officials as per GP Rules).

Class should begin no later than 2.30am to help us maximize the best media coverage.


  1. Max 4 horses per rider


  1. Display clock must be available, preferably with a 45 second countdown facility


  1. Minimum Prize Fund €2000 for each leg.  Prize money to be paid out as per SJI rules. 1st – 8th


  1. Each venue is requested to allow a 10% discount on the day of the Tour to Showjumpers         Club members for entries of 100 Euro or more. A list of members will be sent to each show before their leg of the Tour.


  1. Start list will be available on both the Showjumpers club web-site and Showjumping Ireland. Shows are responsible for printing out start lists for the morning of the show.


  1. As a courtesy to the Sponsors of the Tour, Winners of the Tour must be present to accept their prizes at the last leg of the Tour.  


  1. Any queries re the tour should be in writing to the secretary of the club

  2. 11. The best results of 9 legs will count for all combinations.  

    (A)   Points and a half in the last leg of the Tour.   

     (B) Points Allocation for all legs of the Tour for Riders: 10, 8, 6, 4,3,3.     

     (C) Riders will get their points for their first placing In each leg only.

  1. 12.  It is the responsibility of the rider/agent/owner to keep a record of their results at each leg of the    Tour and to check the Leader Board on the website .  

Please email any queries before the Final Leg of the Tour to:   

NB Every effort will be taken to keep the Leader Board correct but the responsibility will lie with rider/ owner /agent to see that it is correct.   


To be eligible for the overall Tour/League Prizes of the Tour, riders must be a member of the Showjumper’s Club. €50 to be sent to Alan Byrne, Treasurer of Showjumper’s Club, 13 Raglan Rd.,Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

Young Riders – YR Points will be taken from their placings in the overall class 1st – 6th(SJI).  No points given if they are not placed in the class on the day, but the YR prize on the day will go to the highest YR in the class. Tickets must be clearly marked YR or you will not be included in this section.

All young riders, Juniors and COH (who qualify to jump at this height-SJI Rules) will jump under the young rider section but are eligible for the main prize fund on the day.    Over all Prize – Connolly’s RED MILLS will sponsor a ton of feed to the winner of the YR section of the Tour.


Foran’s Equine Pro am = a rider who does not derive their living from showjumping or run a professional showjumping or Eventing yard.  They must be 21 years or older.   Foran  Equine will present the top Pro –am rider with a Hamper/Voucher at each leg of the Tour. Tickets must be clearly marked with “P.A.”  or riders will not be included in this section.  Overall winner Pro am – Foran Equine will sponsor the Overall winner of the Pro-am Tour.  Tickets must be clearly marked and riders must declare to be included in this section with in writing.   A list will be put up on the Showjumper’s Website and riders may join this at any time in the Tour.   Pro-am riders are also eligible for the main prize fund on the day.

Connolly’s will present each leg of the Tour with the following:

1st Connolly’s RED MILLS rug & voucher

2nd Connolly’s RED MILLS Saddle Cloth & Voucher

3rd Connolly’s RED MILLS Saddle Cloth

4th – 8th Rosette

Voucher Top Young Rider on Day

Forans Hamper to Top Pro am on each Day

Groom of Best Turned out – Connolly’s RED MILLS Merchandize .


Sponsors of the Connolly’s RED MILLS Showjumping Spring Tour 2018

Overall Winner of the Connolly’s RED MILLS Spring Tour 2018

1st €2000 plus Connolly’s RED MILLS rug & half ton of feed

2nd €700 plus Connolly’s RED MILLS Voucher

3rd €300 plus Connolly’s RED MILLS Voucher

Top Young Rider – Connolly’s RED MILLS Spring Tour Rug & 1 ton of Horse Feed


Top Pro-am – Foran Equine Products and a Connolly’s RED MILLS rug.

As a thank you to the sponsors of the Tour, please can all competitors/prize winners in this year’s Spring Tour tag “Connolly RED MILLS” on twitter/face book page to show our appreciation for their sponsorship of this Tour.

Show – will receive 500 euro towards their Prize Fund in this class.  This will be sent on to the show.

Please accommodate our title sponsor with their presentation directly after the sponsor of each leg of the tour.  A representative from Connolly’s RED MILLS will attend each leg of the tour and please allow them to put up banners around the arena or under a fence.  They will need a photo of the presentations to all placings and winners receiving their rosette on the day.

Thank you for supporting the Tour – The Best of luck Jumping

John Gerety (ConnollyÕs RED MILLS) Ronan Corrigan (Showjumpers Club),Jane Davis(ConnollyÕs RED MILLS) with Ger O Neill and Castlefield Gucci at the launch of the ConnollyÕs RED MILLS Spring Tour. The first if 14-legs gets underway at Kildare International Equestrian Centre on February 12th. 7-2-17 photo by Laurence Dunne
















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