TEAM GOLD AT THE EUROPEAN’S FOR OUR YOUNG RIDER EVENTING TEAM

TEAM GOLD AT THE EUROPEAN’S FOR OUR YOUNG RIDER EVENTING TEAM

Young Rider Eventing team

Ireland’s GAIN Horse Feeds Young Rider (U21) Eventing team win the Team Gold medal at the European Championships in Portugal. The team of Elizabeth Hayden, Josh Pim, Jodie O’Keeffe and Harold Megahey saw off a determined challenge from the German team with Great Britain in 3rd.

Elizabeth Hayden who is one of our sponsored riders also won the individual bronze medal with her Irish bred horse Miracle. Harold Megahey with Chuckelberry finished 4th individually with Josh Pim and the Irish Minstrel 9th.

The Irish Team Manager was Sally Corscadden with Dressage Coach Heike Holstein, Show Jumping Coach Ian Fearon and team vet Will Lalor.

Speaking after the win Team Manager Sally Corscadden said: ” It’s been a fantastic week in very tough weather conditions and I’m very proud of the riders battling all week. All 6 riders were absolutely brilliant. We have a brilliant support team Ian, Heike, Will, professional grooms and fantastic parents. All our plans came together, the athletes rode confidently and rode to orders with very tough ground conditions. We are absolutely delighted, it’s fantastic”.