Tipp Show Jumper Included In Irish Team At Longines League of Nations Series Begins

L-R Denis Lynch, Mikey Pender, Richard Howley and Mark McAuley with team manager Michael Blake in Abu Dhabi ahead of the opening leg of the FEI Longines League of Nations opening leg.

Tipperary Show jumping star Denis Lynch in included in the Irish Team as the Longines League of Nations series begins.

The Underwriting Exchange Irish Senior Show Jumping team will go into battle on Sunday evening in Abu Dhabi for the first qualifying leg of the FEI Jumping Longines League of Nations. 

Horse Sport Ireland  Show Jumping Director Michael Blake has selected a strong quartet alongside  Tipperary’s Denis Lynch with Cordial, will be  Kildare’s Mikey Pender with HHS Calais (ISH), Sligo’s Richard Howley with Equine America Consulet de Prelet Z and Louth’s Mark McAuley rider with GRS Lady Amaro (ISH) for the opening heat of the competition.

Ranked number one in the world ahead of the prestigious new competition, hopes are high within the Irish camp of getting the League of Nations off to an excellent start as they take on the  nine best nations on the planet for the prestigious new competition.