Bigger and better shows ahead

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The Meadows Equestrian Centre have launched the annual Inter-Schools Showjumping League.

This year’s shows are set to be even bigger and better than ever with new two new sponsors Cherry Soda Ladies Fashion and Horseworld NI getting onboard.

There will be amazing prizes to be won at every single show.

The first leg will of the jumping will be held on Saturday 28th September and the league will then continue on the second Saturday of each month, with the final being held on 11th of January 2014.

Each show will start off with the novice team competition at 9am in Arena 1, followed by the novice individuals where the fence height will be 85cm. This will then be followed by the ever popular open team class and the open individuals (max 1m). The primary team and individual events will be held at 2.00pm in arena 2 with the jumps not exceeding 70cm.

As usual there will be prizes on the day for all classes so everyone has a chance of taking something home and competing for that coveted title of ‘Overall MEC Schools Showjumping Champion’.

Aaron McCusker, Events Organiser said, “I’m very excited about this year’s league - having two new sponsors involved means that we will have superb prizes to giveaway and I hope as many schools as possible come along – all schools and individuals both new and old are all welcome to come along to the MEC on 28th September and take part.”

Don’t forget there will be additional prizes awarded each month for the ‘best turned out’, and also newly introduced spot prizes throughout the day, kindly sponsored by Baileys Horse feeds.Don’t miss out register today visit www.themec.co.uk for our new easy-to-use online registration system –this is your chance to take part in NI’s best Inter-schools Showjumping league.

The Entries for Saturday 28th September will close on Wednesday 25th.

For more information or to enter on line visit www.themec.co.uk or contact Aaron on 07711 815267 or email aaron@themec.co.uk