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TIHA Hunter Equitation Class

TIHA are delighted to announce details of a new initiative to take place during The National Festival of Traditional Irish Breeding at Limerick Show on 22nd August 2015.
The aim of the TIHA Hunter Equitation class is to encourage a higher standard of production for the 5 year olds and upwards, traditionally bred horse, with a view to increasing their market value for the home and export markets.
Horses competing in this class should be quality animals, well mannered, athletic, careful and capable of jumping a course of fences to include working hunter /show jumping style ( max. height 1.15m) . They will be required to display smooth upward and downwards transitions to include lengthening and shortening at canter on the flat and over fences , landing on correct leads and at all times showing good balance, self carriage and rhythm.

Thanks to the support of the HSI Innovation Fund, a prize fund of €4,500 is on offer, broken down as follows:

1st. €1600 of which €1100 goes to the Owner & €450 goes to the Breeder

2nd. €1100 “     “       €800   “   “       “             €300 “     “     “

3RD. €700 “       “       €500   “     “     “              €200 “ “     “

4th. €500   “       “       €400   “   “     “             €100   “   “     “

5th. €350   “       “       €250   “   “       “           €100   “   “     “

6th. €250   “       “       €150   “   “       “           €100   “   “     “

Total = €4500

 

For further information, please contact:

Eamonn Gleeson on gleesoneamonn@yahoo.ie or 086 3908664.

Chris Ryan on scarteen@topmail.ie or 087 7682732

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