Irish showjumpers in Portuguese Nations Cup action today


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The Irish Showjumping team will compete in the Portuguese Nations Cup at Vilamoura today.

Irish Showjumping team manager Michael Blake has named a 5-man squad for the three-star FEI Nations Cup competition.

A large number of Irish and international riders have been based at the Portuguese venue for the past number of weeks, with up to six outdoor arenas in operation.

Up to 13 teams will line out in the Vilamoura Nations Cup, with Michael Blake’s Irish squad named as follows:

Tipperary’s Shane Breen with Z7 Ipswich.

Galway’s Michael Duffy and Zilton SL Z.

Sligo’s Richard Howley with Arlo De Blondel.

Kildare’s Mikey Pender and HHS Burnchurch (ISH).

Derry’s David Simpson with Foudre F.

The Portuguese Nations Cup starts at 1.30pm Irish time today and will be available to watch live here.

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