Super turnout for Connell Hill SJI Horse Show

Connell SJI BR Farm
CLEAR: Suzanne Posnett and ‘Rose of Gethsemane’ jumped double clear in the 90cm class at the SJI Horse League at Connell Hill. (FW34-536NN) PICTURES: courtesy of Lyndon McKee

WITH sun shining on Thursday, August 13, Connell Hill Equestrian Centre hosted another SJI League for horses and was pleased to see a super turnout. This league will continue every Thursday throughout August, with the final on August 27. Unregistered shows will also continue on Saturdays and all details and entries can be found online on the website:


90CM: Martin Mellet and ‘Rock Hill Girl’ jumped double clear in the 90cm class at the SJI Horse League at Connell Hill. (FW34-535NN)

Thursday, August 13

Horses – 80cm – Double clear: George Newton, Squeak’s Bubble; Liam McGarry, HVL Lucky Strike.

90cm – Double clear: Suzanne Posnett, DSL Lola; Martin Mellett, Rock Hill Girl; Alana Roulston, Dignified Van T Dharma; Grace McGarry, Imanthos; Grace Cornyn, Kec Grucy Too; Noel McKee, Lagans Starstruck; Suzanne Posnett, Rose of Gethsemane; George Newton, Squeak’s Bubble; Jonathan Smyth, Hazels Joy; Eve O’Neill, Beechmount Champ; Lisa Allen, Fanadwest Brave Heart.

1m – Double Clear: Rebecca McParland, Drennans Lady Lauren; Keith McDonald, Springburn Shutterfly; Martin Mellett, GoGo; Lisa Allen, Diamond Dollie; Richard J W Smyth, Mulvin Cllodam; Nicky Nesbitt, Carrickview Saratogo; Rebecca McParland, Drennans Irish Legacy; Robert Newell, Black Tolan Beauty; Grace McGarry, Just Because D&M; Rachel Brown, Oldoaks Montoya; Kevin Mackey, Lyleview Heres, Doc; Brendan Doherty, Springhill Casanova; Barry McCormack, Moveen Sibon.

1.10m: 1) Hannah Thompson, Ballylurgan What Lux; 2) Craig Carson, Touche Alley Cat; 3) Karen Fleck, Franko; 4) Keith McDonald, Springburn Shutterfly; 5) Grace McGarry, Just Because D&M; 6) Robert Newell, Black Tolan Beauty.

1.20m: 1) Liam McGarry, DSH Good Feeling; 2) Jonathan Smyth, Premier Spirit; 3) Aine McPeake, In to the morning; 4) Robert Newell, Louis the Thirteen; 5) Gary Martin Close, Brooklyn (FEI); Robbie Topping, Captain Cashell.

80CM: Liam McGarry and ‘HVL Lucky Strike’ jumped double clear in the 80cm class at the SJI Horse League at Connell Hill. (FW34-534NN)

1.30m: 1) Edward Little, HSC Sunny Little; 2) Liam McGarry, DSH Good Feeling; 3) Owen McCamley, Roxborough Euphoria; 4) Alana Roulston, Boher Clover Flight; = 5) Richard J W Smith, Crystal Ben Magna; =5) Gareth Saunderson, GTA Barocco Blue.


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