Sophie Richards from Gorey: ‘The Belgians and Dutch are ahead in breeding show-jumpers whereas with eventing, the Irish are top.Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

They don’t wear spindle heels and fascinators and they don’t compete to win fashion prizes, but some of the stars that shine at the RDS Horse Show an(...)

Caoimhe Fitzgerald (6), from Gowran Co Kilkenny, with horse Monbeg Malvo during the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show in the RDS. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Irish quartet of Lucy Kelly, Anna Kelly, Lydia Dawson and Gillian Bond won the inaugural Horse Sport Ireland Connemara performance hunter team (...)

East Down Foxhounds parade in the Main Arena on the final day of the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show in the RDS, Dublin, today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

County Wicklow rider Jane Bradbury and owner Daphne Tierney won the supreme hunter championship on Saturday morning in the Main Arena with the heavywe(...)