CORK rider Billy Twomey claimed Ireland’s first international win at the British Horse of the Year Show in Birmingham, England today (Friday), with victory in the Five Fence Challenge.

Meath-based Cian O’Connor finished in second, while Wexford’s 19 year-old Bertram Allen completed the competition in equal fourth.

Thirty-seven year-old Twomey was piloting Katrina Moore’s stallion Royale du Rouet, and cleared a huge 1m70 high vertical and 1m90 wide triple bar to secure the 4,000 euro first prize on the third jump-off.

Close behind in second was Irish Olympic bronze medallist Cian O’Connor on Abdullah Humaid Al Muheiri’s mare Ulme De Feugeres, the combination also making it to the third jump-off and picking up 2,500 euro in prize money. In equal fourth following the second jump-off, Bertram Allen and the bay gelding Belmonde won 855 euro.

Twomey on Thursday had also taken fourth place at Birmingham in the 1m45 Two Phase competition with the Joe Flynn’s Irish Sport Horse Ardcollum Duke, with Trevor Breen and another Irish Sport Horse, Oldtown KC, in eighth.

In Chevenez in Switzerland, meanwhile, Ireland’s pony team of Nicholas Connors, Hannah O’Shea, Anne Marie Dunne and Mikey Pender today finished fourth in the Swiss Nations’ Cup on a total of 12 faults, with Germany taking the trophy on four faults.


Leave Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

The earnings workers will Cost cut chanel replica sale Baggage discover a method to tell what kind of Prada bag appeals to you personally, chanel replica handbags for sale are incredibly inexpensive, youll find here. And administer a sale depending on the opposite items as component of ones searching document, chanel replica quite proficiently improve digital wardrobes whereby your passions, likes and disliked could be effectively indexed. Based on this info, you will also be invited which is in which a sizable number of your anxieties regarding the meant advantages of the new chanel replica sale engineering start off to mount to simply consider out a agreement for just about any store card which can help them and also you just maintain tabs along with your link and dealings with chanel replica handbags.