Equestrian

Flavours of Fingal equestrian show welcomes top Irish riders for two exciting days of top competition. Highlights include Mervue Amateur, Speed classes and Joe Duffy National Grand Prix. Come along to cheer on these fantastic competitors.. ringside seating available.

Flavours of Fingal equestrian show welcomes top Irish riders for two exciting days of top competition.

Come along to cheer these fantastic competitors .. ringside stand seating available.  

With a jam-packed weekend of competition, we are really looking forward to welcoming all competitors and supporters for another great weekend of sport — SJI showjumping including the Gain |Alltech National Grand Prix, kindly sponsored by Joe Duffy Motors, Mervue Leinster Tour, Riding classes including RDS and NIF qualifiers, Trade and Private Driving classes, and the ever popular Boppers and Trotters classes for our younger talent.

Full SJI class schedule will be available soon @ 
https://www.sji.ie/

All other equestrian classes, entries open @
http://itsplainsailing.com/org/fh

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Riding Classes
We are delighted to share our Class schedule for the weekend, including ** 3 RDS Qualifiers, Working Hunter NIF Qualifiers and Redmills Tattersall's qualifier **

New this year - we have added an additional Working Hunter Ring and are expanding to include Pony Working Hunter classes. 

Boppers and Trotters
We are always delighted to welcome our talented youngest riders. Join us to cheer on all in our Boppers and Trotters classes, starting Sunday 10am

Carriage Classes
Showcasing the best of Irish carriage driving, Carriage classes will start at 11am on Sunday. Always a fantastic spectacle, so come along to cheer on these great competitors.


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Saturday June 29th - Flavours of Fingal Equestrian Show 2024 
Riding classes – Horses, 15hh and upwards 
Please see RDS Qualifier rules for all RDS Qualifier classes
Ring 1 - starting 9.30am 
Class A Ladies Side Saddle, 5yrs old or over (RDS qualifier) 
Class B Ladies Side Saddle Intermediate, 5yrs old and over, 148cms or over but not exceeding 158cms (RDS qualifier) 
Class C Small Hunter, 4yrs old and over, 148cms or over, but not exceeding 158cms
Class D Ridden Hunter, confined to 4 years old, exceeding 158cms
Class E will start no earlier than 1pm
Class E Lightweight Hunter, 4yrs old and over, to carry 12 stone 7lbs
Class F Middleweight Hunter, 4yrs old and over, to carry up to 13 stone 
Class G Heavyweight Hunter, 4yrs old and over, to carry 14 stone or over
Championship Classes C - G above 

Ring 2 - starting 10.30am  
Class H Amateur Ridden Horse, 4yrs old and over (open to Amateur riders only, to include Cob, Irish Draft, Coloured, TB and Riding horses)
Class I Open Cob class*, Lightweight, Heavyweight and Maxi, 4yrs and over
Class J Amateur Cob class*, Lightweight, Heavyweight and Maxi, 4yrs and over 
Class K Riding Horse, 4yrs old and over 
Class L Racehorse to Riding Horse (RDS Qualifier)
Class M will start no earlier than 2pm
Class M Irish Draught Ridden Hunter, confined to registered Irish Draughts, 4yrs old and over, exceeding 155cms
Class N Coloured Ridden Hunter, 4yrs old and over, 15.1hh and upwards
Class O Connemara, Rider under 16 
Class P Connemara, Rider over 16
*Cob classes will be divided if sufficient entries 
Redmill’s Champion of Champions (Tattersalls Qualifier)

Working Hunter Horse

Ring 3 – starting 11am
Please see NIF Qualifier rules for all NIF qualifier classes
Class Q 70cm Working Hunter, 4yrs old and over, exceeding 148cms
Class R 80cm Working Hunter, 4yrs old and over, exceeding 148cms (NIF Qualifier)
Class S 90cm Working Hunter, 4yrs old and over, Small - exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 158cms (NIF Qualifier)
Class T 90cm Working Hunter, 4yrs old and over, exceeding 148cms (NIF Qualifier)
Class U 1m Working Hunter, 4yrs old and over, exceeding 148cms (NIF qualifier)
Working Hunter Championship if entry numbers allow

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Sunday June 30th - Flavours of Fingal Equestrian Show 2024 

Local Younger Talent 

Ring 3 – Boppers and Trotters starting 10am
Open to unregistered ponies only

Class 1 Boppers, lead rein walking and a short trot if they can
Class 2 Trotters, lead rein able to rise to trot 
Class 3 First ridden, off lead and ale to do turns (figure of 8) 
Class 4 Pony I’d like to take home, on or off lead, a few tasks (mugs to be moved between posts, bending poles etc.) 
Class 5 Cross Poles (may be led) 


Working Hunter Pony

Ring 3 – Pony Working Hunter, not to start before 12 noon
Please see NIF Qualifier rules (including Rider age) for all NIF qualifier classes

Class 1 60cm Cradle Stakes, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 122cms (NIF Qualifier) 
Class 2 70cm Nursery Stakes, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 133cms (NIF Qualifier)
Class 3 80cm Working Hunter, 4yrs old and over, not exceeding 133cms (NIF Qualifier)
Class 4 90cm Working Hunter, 4ys old and over, exceeding 133cms, but not exceeding 143cms (NIF Qualifier)
Class 5 1.0 m Working Hunter, 4yrs old and over, exceeding 143cms, but not exceeding 153cms (NIF Qualifier)

Driving Classes
Ring 4 - starting 11am 
Class A Novice Horse or Pony
Class B Hackney Horse or Pony
Class C Donkey Driving – Driver to be seated in vehicle
Class D Trade 
Class E Private Drive (under 13.2)
Class F Private Drive (over 13.2)
Class G Country Cart (any height)
Class H Concours D’Elegance
Class I Junior Whip All Stars
Class J Working Donkey in Traditional Dress
Class K Friesian
Class L Lady Whip
Class M Exercise (under 13.2)
Class N Exercise (over 13.2)


Showjumping classes

Full schedule available soon, and entries also @ SJI.ie
Course builder for the weekend is Tom Holden.
Saturday schedule -
1.20m, 1.30m classes sponsored by Business Lender Capitalflow
1.40m Gain Alltech National Grand Prix supported by Joe Duffy Motors
Sunday schedule -
1.10m, 1.20m, 1.35m Grand Prix Mervue League classes supported by Roganstown Hotel and Country club