Shane Breen claimed his first Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix in Monaco on Saturday night. Photograph:  Francois Nel/Getty Images for Professional Sports Group

Ireland’s Shane Breen won his first Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix late on Saturday night in Monaco. Riding the 10-year-old chestnut stall(...)

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.(...)

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(...)

Gorey’s Sophie Richards secured a bronze medal for Ireland when finishing third on SRS Adventure in the CCI1* class for six-year-olds at the FEI world(...)