Riding Clubs Festival among recipients of the HSI breeding grant announced

A total of 39 applications were received from equestrian shows and events seeking sponsorship from the €125,000 fund available under the 2016 HSI Breeding Grant.  

24 applicants, including one on behalf of the Riding Clubs Festival, were awarded funding following an evaluation of all of the applications by the Breeding Grant Evaluation Committee.

Commenting on the Breeding Grant, Alison Corbally, HSI Director of Breeding and Programmes said;

“There was considerable interest expressed in the Breeding Grant, with shows from all over the country applying for sponsorship for a range of different events and disciplines. I would like to thank the Breeding Grant Evaluation Committee who worked very hard to ensure that the fund will support initiatives which will help breeders and contribute to the overall industry. I would also like to thank all parties that submitted applications and wish them luck for their upcoming event”.

Applicants which will receive funding from the 2016 HSI Breeding Grant:

  1. Ardrahan Agricultural Show
  2. Association of Irish Riding Clubs
  3. Ballina Agricultural Show
  4. Cavan Equestrian
  5. CBPS
  6. Dressage Ireland
  7. Dunmanway Agricultural Show
  8. Equifestival
  9. Equus Live
  10. IDHBA National Show
  11. Irish Breeders Classic Show
  12. Irish Draught Horse Society NI
  13. Irish Pony Society
  14. Iverk Show
  15. Limerick Show & TIHA
  16. Mayo Roscommon Agricultural Show
  17. MEC Four Year Old Championship
  18. Millstreet Horse Show
  19. RDS
  20. Tattersalls International Horse Trials
  21. The Kerry Bog Pony Society
  22. Waterford Sport Horse Breeders
  23. West Cork Horse Breeders
  24. Whites Cross Charity Show

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