Shane Sweetnam

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Ireland’s Shane Sweetnam and Chaqui Z in action. Photograph: Sportfot

Cork’s Shane Sweetnam finished second in Sunday’s featured class at the Palm Beach Equestrian Centre in Wellington, Florida, the $214,000 four-star Gr(...)

David Blake and Keoki during the National Horse Show Longines Grand Prix in Kentucky. Photograph: FEI

Ireland’s show jumping riders recorded their best results across the Atlantic this weekend although missing out on success in the major classes at the(...)

Cathal Daniels, was the overnight leader in the CCI2*-L in Cork. Photograph: Inpho

Competition got underway on Thursday at the final international horse trials being held in Ireland this year at Ballindenisk, Watergrasshill, Co Cork.(...)

Cork native Shane Sweetnam took the honours in New York when home in 31.67 seconds. Photograph: Phelps Media

Irish riders, Shane Sweetnam and Cormac Hanley, finished first and second in Friday’s 1.55m jump-off class in North Salem, New York. The $75,000 clas(...)

Ireland’s Cian O’Connor enjoyed a clear round on PSG Final during Friday’s final team competition at the European show jumping championships in Rotterdam. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images for FEI

Ireland failed to secure one of the three Olympic qualifying spots on offer at the European show jumping championships in Rotterdam when finishing sev(...)

Best of the Irish individually is Offaly’s Darragh Kenny. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland goes into Thursday’s second competition in the European show jumping championships in Rotterdam lying sixth (10.36 faults) of the 15 competing(...)

Bertram Allen is part of the Ireland Nations’ Cup team in Poland. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Ireland has been drawn first of the eight teams competing in Sunday’s Longines FEI Nations’ Cup at Sopot in Poland. The quartet selected by Horse Spo(...)

The victorious Irish team of Ger O’Neill, Susan Fitzpatrick, Shane Carey (ehef d’equipe), Jenny Rankin and Aidan Killeen stand on the podium following the Drammen Nations’ Cup in Norway. Photograph: Margie McLoone

There were mixed results on the Nations’ Cup scene for Ireland’s show jumpers on Friday with a win for a relatively young team in Drammen, Norway in t(...)

Peter Moloney and Ornellaia. Photograph: Sunshine Tour

Ireland’s best result on the international show jumping scene on Sunday came on the Sunshine Tour at Vejer de la Frontera in southern Spain where Co W(...)

Rodrigo Pessoa (Irish show jumping team manager), Daniel Coyle, Lorcan Gallagher, Shane Sweetnam, Paul O’Shea and Michael Blake (Irish development team manager). Photograph: Simon Stafford/StartingGate

Ireland’s show jumping riders are competing at five international venues this weekend with most interest focused on Wellington, Florida where a four-s(...)

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