Meet the Judges

We are delighted to announce we have an excellent panel of International and National judges:


Paul Hayler (UK)- BD List 1 Judge. Former BD Training Director (8years in office). Judging at Winter & Summer Championships in UK. International Rider & Trainer, running a successful yard in Yarm, North Yorkshire.

Frances Turner (UK)- List1 BD Judge who judges Music and Young Horse classes across England, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands and Sweden.

Dane Rawlins (UK)-BD List 1 Judge.

Bernie Foley (IRE)- DI List 1 Judge having upgraded to List 1 2024. Judges Young Horse, Para and Freestyle classes across Ireland.

Marie Hennessy (IRE)- DI List 2 Judge and International Level 2 FEI Eventing Judge. Judging from Trailblazers and Preliminary to Prix St George inclusive throughout Ireland. Also judges Pony Club and Riding Club competitions, Young Horse classes and Para Equestrian.

Lynne Cassidy (IRE)- British Horse Society Assistant Instructor. DI List 3 Judge who judges Free-Style and Para classes.

Bróna O Mahony (IRE)- DI List 4 Judge, who competes her own horse and judges up to and including Elementary

Connie Noone (IRE)- DI List 4 Judge. Judges Para Grade 4 and Free-style classes 

Vicky Cloney (IRE)- DI List 5 judge having upgraded to List 5 2024, and a Category 2 DI Competitor. Has previously competed in the SER Classic show and is delighted to be asked to judge this year

Marie Quinlan Pluck (IRE)- DI List 5 Judge. Judges up to and including Novice Level. Busy judging for the Irish Pony Club, Irish Riding Clubs, Eventing Ireland and Universities.