One of the most popular and prestigious Ladies Day outings in the country, this year the Dundrum Town Centre Ladies’ Day at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show welcomed a variety of special guests from the world of fashion, sport, music and the arts. However, it was the fashion stakes that had heads turning due to the ladies involved in the Dundrum Town Centre’s Best Dressed Lady Competition.
Showcasing the best of the Irish sport horse, the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show, running this year from August 5-9, remains the pinnacle for many in the sport horse industry that is responsible for up to 13,000 jobs, and nearly all of these jobs are in rural Ireland. One of the most important international equestrian events, it is a vital gathering for the equine community who come from the length and breadth of Ireland for the competitive, social and shopping opportunities. With international riders competing next to young riders on their ponies, the Show truly is a celebration of everything equine.
Excellent news for the international equestrian community as FEI TV (FEITV.org) will offer live streaming and extensive Video on Demand coverage from the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping 2015 from Dublin (IRE).
With over 1,500 superb horses on show, a prize fund of almost 1 million euro, one of the most glamourous Ladies' Days in Ireland and a chance to sample some of the best food and shopping opportunities of the summer, the 142nd edition of the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show has something for everyone. Taking place at the RDS, Ballsbridge from Wednesday, August 4 to Sunday, August 9, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Micheal Ring TD, formally launched the 2015 Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show at a reception today (Wednesday, July 15).
French equestrian comedian, Joel Chacon will delight and captivate crowds with his outstanding horsemanship and daredevil tricks, while world renowned equestrian artist Clemence Faivre and her Lusitano stallions will leave the audience breathless with their incredible routine at this year's Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show, which takes place from August 5-9.