AIRC shortlisted for 2017 Irish Sport Horse Industry award

The Association of Irish Riding Clubs has been shortlisted in the Best Organisation category for next month’s Irish Sport Horse Industry Awards.

They take place at the Radisson Blu St. Helens Hotel, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin on Saturday 22nd April 2017.

The other shortlisted nominees include Dressage Ireland and Show Jumping Ireland.

The full list of award nominees is:

Best International Equine Enterprise Award

  • Botanica International
  • Jim Derwin Equestrian
  • Marion Hughes

Best Domestic / Enterprise Award

  • Brennanstown Riding Centre
  • Equine Engineering
  • Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre

Industry Research and Development Award

  • EquiRatings
  • Horseware Ireland
  • Connolly’s RED MILLS

Innovation Award

  • Irish Breeders Classic
  • Goresbridge Horse Sales
  • EquiRatings

Equestrian Event of the Year Award

  • Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show
  • Tattersalls International Horse Trials & Country Fair
  • Millstreet European Young Riders

Breeder of the Year Award

  • John Doyle
  • Noel Cawley
  • Tom Brennan

Person of the Year Award

  • John Ledingham
  • Keith Griffin
  • Tom Jones

Organisation Award

  • Dressage Ireland
  • Association of Irish Riding Clubs
  • Showjumping Ireland

Irish Sport Horse Award

  • Flex A Bill
  • HHS Fortuna
  • Cruising

Media Award

  • Catriona Murphy
  • John Tynan
  • Isobel Hurley

Equestrian Retailer of the Year Award

  • TRI Equestrian
  • Orchard Equestrian
  • Connolly’s RED MILLS

Best Website / Social Media Outlet

  • We Live Horse
  • IRISH SPORT HORSE (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Tom Jones

Grand Prix Award

  • Judy Reynolds
  • Dermott Lennon
  • Ronan Rothwell

Photo Credit: Laurence Dunne

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