Inviting courses at Connell Hill

Connell SJI BR Farm
ACTION: Hannah Thompson and ‘Ballylurgan What Lux’ in action in the 1.10m class at the SJI Horse Show at Connell Hill. (FW32-543NN)

SHOW Jumping Ireland ran another horse show hosted by Connell Hill Equestrian Centre, Randalstown on Thursday, July 30. With a good turnout again, the rain did not dampen spirits and competitors enjoyed jumping an inviting course built by Colm Quinn.

With entries being taken online for the SJI shows, it allows for a smooth running and timely event. These shows are continuing throughout August and details and entry can be found on the website.

ON FORM: Liam McGarry and ‘DHS Good Feeling’ were placed in both the 1.10m and 1.20m classes at the SJI Horse Show at Connell Hill. (FW32-542NN)

Connell Hill is also pleased to be hosting a leg of The Youngster Tour on Sunday, August 9. This is set to be a great show and all details can be found again on the SJI website, with entries closing at 6pm on Saturday, August 8.


Thursday, July 30

Horses – 80cm – Double clear: Una McSorley, Kilmainham; Clare McIlveen, Sky Socks.

90cm – Double clear: Jonathan Smyth, Fylin Ramiro; Hannah Thompson, Ballylurgan Hold; Christopher Smyth, Ballylurgan Diamond Prince; Eve O’Neill, Beechmount.

1m – Double Clear: Grace McGarry, Imanthos; George Newton, Simply Grey; Richard Smyth, Mulvin Ciodam; Liam McGarry, Kingsday; Barry McCormack, Moveen Sibon; Ian Moore, Pine Croft Fleet; Nicky Nesbitt, Carrickview Saratoga; Brendan Doherty, Springhill Casanova; Ally Wilson, Parkour; Grace McGarry, Just Because D&M; Keith McDonald, Springburn Shutterfly; Martin Mellett, Rockhill Girl; Grace Cornyn; Alanna Dunlop, Million Dollar Girl; Gareth Saunderson, Pomme D’Api Van Overis.

1.10m: 1) Liam McGarry, Kingsday; 2) Alanna Dunlop, Million Dollar Girl; 3) Harriet Bell, Inishfree; 4) Liam McGarry, DSH Good Feeling; 5) Hannah Thompson, Ballylurgan What Lux; 6) Grace Cornyn, Ophelia.

1.20m: 1) Barry McCormack, Kings Choice; 2) Richard Smyth, Crystal Ben; 3) Gareth Saunderson, Concerto Thornesel; 4) Aine McPeake, In to the Morning; 5) Liam McGarry, DSH Good Feeling; 6) Jonathan Smyth, Coolrock Sweetheart.

PLACED: Gareth Saunderson and ‘Concerto Thornesele Z’ came third in the 1.20m class at the Connell Hill SJI Horse Show. (FW32-541NN) PICTURES

1.30m: 1) Suzanne Posnett, George Z.


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