The Meadows Equestrian Centre

TRI Get Behind Schools LeagueAt The MEC

Continuing on from the success of last years largest ever inter- schools showjumping league, The Meadows Equestrian Centre is very excited to launch the 5th year of this series of competitions.

This year’s inter-Schools showjumping League 2014/15 is going to be even bigger than ever with the newly launched sponsorship endorsement with Thoroughbred Remedies Ireland Ltd. Along with this the league is also being supported by Craigavon Borough Council

Having TRI as Title sponsors will ensure that prize- winning competitors will be treated to some superb prizes that they can select themselves at the brand new fully kitted out TRI store that is set to open its doors very soon on-site at The Meadows.

 The first inter-schools competition will be held on Saturday 27th September with both Primary and Secondary Schools are invited to come along and take part in this exciting schools league. Last years schools from all across Ireland travelled to take part, from Donegal to Enniskillen and this year will be no different.

The inter-school league will run from September through to January, culminating in the grand final on 10th January 2015. The competition consists of Primary, Novice and Open team and individual events – allowing a platform for all riders of all ages to represent their school. 

The first show will kick off in Arena 1 with the ever popular novice team class, followed by the novice individuals (max 85cm).

The open team and individual events (max 1m) will this year be followed by the new Premiere Individual class (max 1.10m) immediately after the open classes.   

Arena 2 will start at 9am with the primary school team competition followed by the primary individuals where the fence height will be no bigger than 70cm.  As usual there will be prizes on the day for all classes kindly sponsored by TRI.

There will also be prizes awarded for the best turned out and there will be spot prizes kindly sponsored by Baileys Horse feeds. The Entries for the first show will close at 5pm on Wednesday 24th September.  All entries MUST be completed & prepaid online before the deadline. Please visit www.themec.co.ukor contact Aaron on 07711 815267 or email aaron@themec.co.uk

Monday 15th September 2014

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