Horse and Pony Showing
Athlone Agri Show had a record number of equine entries last year.This year the show will take place on the 25th of June at Gaffey’s Farm in Athlone and promises to be another huge success.
Plans are well underway for the equine section for Athlone Show, with the change in the show committee for 2017 many new and interesting classes have been added to the equine section. These include the return of SJAI show jumping which we are delighted with its return and will cater from New Comers to 1.20 in Horses.
Along with this we also have some amazing feature showing classes these include
- The Athlone Agri Show presents the Irish Celtic Healing Irish Draught Mare and ID Foal Breeders Championship 2017. Prize Fund €1,000. Champion €400, – Irish Celtic Healing Perpetual Cup plus nomination to Scrapman . Reserve €225, Third €150, Fourth €100, Fifth €75, Sixth €50
- Open Ridden Race Horse to Riding Horse, open to thoroughbred. This Class is kindly sponsored by The Irish Thoroughbred Marketing1st Prize €300 & Sean Cleary Perpetual Memorial Cup, 2nd prize €200, 3rd prize €150, 4th prize €100.
- Athlone Agri Show presents The Elite Connemara Mare Ridden Performance Class sponsored by Matrix Bathrooms Athlone. Prize fund: €500,1st prize €250, 2nd prize €150 and 3rd €100, Connaughtons Pub Perpetual Cup.
- Qualifier for the 2017 RDS Breeders’ Championship.
- RDS Intermediate Side-Saddle qualifier.
- RDS Ladies’ Side-Saddle qualifier.
- Feature working hunter classes for ponies and horses.
- Ridden Hunter.
- Family Pony
There is a total of 92 showing classes there will be something for everyone.
We hope you can come and join us on the day which is shaping up to be one of our best shows to date.