The National Championships is the highlight of the dressage calendar in Ireland and this year’s event takes place over 3 days at Cavan Equestrian Centre, Co Cavan. Over 300 horses and ponies will compete across 36 classes from 27th-29th September 2019.
Louise Doheny, owner and manager of Slieve Bloom Stud, commented on the new sponsorship deal:
“Slieve Bloom Stud is proud to be the title sponsor of this year’s Dressage Ireland National Championships 2019. Slieve Bloom Stud is situated at the foot of the picturesque Slieve Bloom Mountains in County Laois. Here we specialise in breeding dressage horses to Olympic standard using only the best bloodlines. We currently have 9 stallions standing at stud, all from renowned dressage bloodlines. We offer in house AI packages using fresh, chilled and frozen semen from worldwide stallions also. We are also breeding 12 quality dressage broodmares each season.”
“We are delighted to welcome Slieve Bloom Stud as title sponsor of the National Dressage Championships of Ireland,” said Dressage Ireland chairperson Gillian Kyle.
“2019 is the pearl anniversary of the foundation of Dressage Ireland and will be the 20th time that we have hosted the championships at Cavan Equestrian Centre. Sponsorship such as that with Slieve Bloom Stud is vital for the success of the Championships."