Mikey Pender

9 results

Billy Twomey was victorious in Liverpool. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Irish show jumpers’ excellent 2019 season continued right up to the final night of the year when Billy Twomey won the four-star Grand Prix at the Live(...)

Darragh Kenny was one of seven riders to go clear in the first two rounds of the German leg of the Rolex grand slam on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

The in-form Darragh Kenny finished fifth in Sunday’s €1 million Rolex Grand Prix at the World Equestrian Festival in Aachen with Jack Snyder’s Babalou(...)

Ireland have sent five teams to the 2019 FEI European Youth Championships. Photograph: Inpho

Five Irish teams, sponsored by GAIN Equine Nutrition, have travelled to two venues in The Netherlands for the 2019 FEI European Youth Championships in(...)

Kildare’s Michael Pender won Sunday’s Al Shira’aa Derby at Hickstead on his first attempt. Photograph: Hickstead

Kildare’s Mikey Pender made history on Sunday when becoming the youngest rider to win the famous Hickstead Derby. Making his debut in the four-star c(...)

Dermott Lennon won the three-star 1.45m Grand Prix at Vejer de la Frontera in Spain over the weekend. Photograph: Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images

The best result for Ireland’s show jumping riders over the weekend came on the Sunshine Tour at Vejer de la Frontera in Spain where, on Saturday, form(...)

Ireland’s Shane Sweetnam  won the 1.45m two-phase class in Mexico City. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Shane Sweetnam recorded Ireland’s first win at this week’s five-star show in Mexico City when landing Friday afternoon’s 1.45m two-phase class with Sp(...)

Ireland’s Mikey Pender won the second six-year-old qualifier at Lanaken in Belgium on Friday with Sinead Brennan’s Irish Sport Horse gelding MHS High (...)

Shane Sweetnam helped Ireland to joint-third place in the Italian five-star Nations’ Cup in Rome. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There were emotional celebrations in Rome on Friday when the home team won the Italian five-star Nations’ Cup for the first time in 32 years. Jumping(...)

Ireland’s Denis Lynch won a car valued at almost €60,000 when he landed the Mercedes-Benz Championship  in Hamburg with Rushy  RMF Echo. Photograph: Adam Ihse/AFP/Getty Images

Irish show jumping riders were in excellent form on Thursday with wins at five-star shows in Germany and Italy. On the Global Champions’ Tour in Hamb(...)