Clare Abbott

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Darragh Kenny finished  second in the Longines Global Champions Grand Prix of Shanghai on Saturday, Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland’s Darragh Kenny was narrowly beaten into second in the Longines Global Champions Grand Prix of Shanghai on Saturday. Nine riders were clear o(...)

Ger O’Neill recorded the fastest of four double clears on the 2011 Toulon mare Columbcille Gipsy at Barnadown. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kilkenny breeders and producers dominated the Irish Breeders Classic grand final for five and six-year-old show jumping horses at Barnadown on Sunday.(...)

New Zealand’s Andrew Nicholson on Nereo during the Badminton Horse Trials. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA

New Zealand’s Andrew Nicholson recorded his first success in the Badminton horse trials on Sunday with Deborah Sellar’s Spanish-bred gelding Nereo. Th(...)

Ireland’s Jonty Evans slipped back at on Saturday at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton horse trials. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA

Hillsborough’s Clare Abbott heads the Irish challenge going into Sunday’s final show jumping phase of the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton horse trials. S(...)

Michael Jung set a new record at the Rolex Kentucky. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Germany’s all-conquering Michael Jung set a new record on Sunday when landing a successive hat-trick of victories on the same horse, fischerRocana FST(...)

Ireland’s Jonty Evans celebrates on Cooley Rorkes Drift after competing in the Eventing Individual Jumping Final. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland finished eighth, and Jonty Evans placed ninth individually, when the Olympic eventing competition concluded on Tuesday with France claiming te(...)

Ireland’s Claire Abbott on Euro Prince during the Eventing  Cross Country held at the Olympic Equestrian Centre on the third day of the Rio Olympic Games. Photo: David Davies/PA Wire.

1.10pm - Rowing (all times Irish) Sanita Pušpure, who battled through the worst of “horrendous” conditions in Saturday’s heats, is back on the wate(...)

Ireland’s Jonty Evans on Cooley Rorkes Drift during the  cross-country event at the  Olympic Equestrian Centre. Photograph:   David Davies/PA Wire

Ireland has slipped to ninth place following Monday’s cross-country phase of the eventing competition at Deodoro Olympic Park. As anticipated, the co(...)

Finn Lynch and Annalise Murphy will take to the Marina da Gloria course on Monday. Photo: Clive Mason/Getty Images

2pm - Equestrian (all times Irish) After a stellar display in dressage over the weekend, the Irish three-day eventing team of Clare Abbott, Jonty Eva(...)

Ireland’s Pádraig McCarthy riding Simon Porloe  on day one of the  individual and team dressage event  at the Olympic Equestrian Centre on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images

Ireland is lying in sixth place following Saturday’s first session of dressage in the Olympic eventing competition at Deodora Park where both Irish ri(...)

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