Alison McIvor Demo And Awards Night With Supper






Great News! We have Alison McIvor coming to Knockaghview Equestrian to do a plaiting, grooming and turnout clinic!

Alison will also have her fab grooming products with her on the day and you will have a chance to purchase the products she uses.

You’ll be able to see Alison demo various methods as well as having the opportunity to ask any questions you have regarding grooming, turnout, and plaiting.

Read below to find out more about Alison!

“Alison McIvor is a veteran Show Groom and horse producer for the last 44 years, she also runs her own Equine recruitment company Show Grooms International where she works as a head hunter finding grooms for the world’s top riders.

From her beginnings in Ireland back in 1980 she wanted to become a top show groom, to go to the amazing shows and see her horses on TV. This is the passion she still carries to this day.
Alison has groomed worldwide for many famous riders and had the privilege to look after some of the best horses in the World. List of shows attended include Olympic Games Seoul 1988, World Cup finals in Tampa and Leipzig, European Championships 8 times, Pan Am Games Guadalajara Mexico, Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, World Games a few weeks ago in Herning Denmark. Plus, other prestigious shows such as Aachen, Spruce Meadows, Olympia, Dublin RDS, Rotterdam, Rome, Hampton Classics NY, Washington, Baltimore, Vermont, Auckland etc.

Riders she has worked for/ with include Jeff McVean, Joe Fargis, Denis Lynch, Bertram Allen, Paul Darragh, Darragh Kenny, Juan Carlos Garcia, Pius Schwizer, Romain Duguet, Billy Twomey, Shane Breen etc.

Her experience through the last 40 years has led her to become widely recognised and respected veteran Show Groom, and she’s keen now to share her passion and knowledge with anyone who wants to learn.

With a focus on tried and tested no nonsense approach to most things horse related, you will learn the best and most effective way to do things."


After the Demo we will be presenting the trophies for the 2022 season for our Northern Region.

We would love to invite members and non-members to this evening. This may also be a time for anyone thinking of joining DI NR to come along, ask any questions they may have and find out more about how to become a member.

Any questions on the evening please contact: -

Joan Adrain: 07787561916
Christine Newton: 07753822425
Louise Cleland: 07771392585

To book please and complete payment via PayPal - details above. Please also send details of those playing to attend to Christine on 07753822425.

We will need confirmation of attendance before Tuesday 6th February to allow numbers for catering etc.

Look forward to seeing everyone there!!