Archive: 2019

A Night to Remember for RED MILLS Riders Scott Brash & Edwina Tops Alexander at Olympia

A Night to Remember for RED MILLS Riders Scott Brash & Edwina Tops Alexander at Olympia

  In what must be one of the most exciting and hard fought for Grand Prix titles anyone can recall watching it was Scott Brash (GBR), with the 10 year-old…

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RED MILLS Rider Mikey Pender crowns incredible year with Olympia Puissance victory

RED MILLS Rider Mikey Pender crowns incredible year with Olympia Puissance victory

RED MILLS rider Mikey Pender showed why he is among the most talented young riders in world Show Jumping, by sharing victory in last night’s (Wednesday) Puissance competition at the…

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Bertram Allen scores second stateside win at Tryon in North Carolina

Bertram Allen scores second stateside win at Tryon in North Carolina

RED MILLS Rider Bertram Allen has scooped his second five-star win at Tryon, North Carolina in the USA, after he came out on top in Sunday’s $72,000 Classic with the…

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Nicole Pavitt makes history in the Connolly’s RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Championship

Nicole Pavitt makes history in the Connolly’s RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Championship

Records were broken on day one at Horse of the Year Show, NEC Birmingham, as Sussex-based Nicole Pavitt became the first showjumper to win the Senior Newcomers Championship title for…

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Show Jumping A-List Heads For LGCT New York Finals

Show Jumping A-List Heads For LGCT New York Finals

An A-List of the world’s show jumping stars is heading for the LGCT Finals in New York from 27 – 29 September next week. With anticipation mounting we can reveal…

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2019 RED MILLS SJI National Training Bursary

2019 RED MILLS SJI National Training Bursary

Once again the National Training Bursary Clinic has been  the highlight of the SJI Training Calendar and was a major success. With our new sponsors RED MILLS on board it was an…

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Major Malone crowned Connolly’s RED MILLS Champion of Champions

Major Malone crowned Connolly’s RED MILLS Champion of Champions

After nine hotly contested qualifiers around the country at which a max of 3 horses could qualify at each it was time for the Connolly’s RED MILLS Champion of Champions…

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History made as Michael Pender becomes youngest ever winner of the Hickstead Derby

History made as Michael Pender becomes youngest ever winner of the Hickstead Derby

A magnificent performance today (Sunday) from 19-year-old Michael Pender from Co Kildare, has seen him crowned the youngest ever winner in the 59-year history of the the world famous Hickstead…

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Showjumping Ireland Announces Connolly’s RED MILLS as National Training Bursary Sponsor

Showjumping Ireland Announces Connolly’s RED MILLS as National Training Bursary Sponsor

Showjumping Ireland and Connolly’s RED MILS today launched the 2019 RED MILLS National Training Bursary Training at Marion Hughes stud in Kilkenny. The RED MILLS National Training Bursary Clinic is…

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Irish ‘Dream Team’ score second Nations Cup win in the space of a week

Irish ‘Dream Team’ score second Nations Cup win in the space of a week

The Irish Show Jumping team of Jenny Rankin, Aidan Killeen, Susan Fitzpatrick and Ger O’Neill, managed by Taylor Vard, have scored their second Nations Cup win in the space of…

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Showing Ireland Launches 2019 Connolly’s RED MILLS Supreme Champion of Champions

Showing Ireland Launches 2019 Connolly’s RED MILLS Supreme Champion of Champions

Showing Ireland, the Association for Show Horses in Ireland has launched the second renewal of the Connolly’s RED MILLS Champion of Champions, which will take place at Tattersalls Show on…

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Shane Breen claims win on final day at Royal Windsor

Shane Breen claims win on final day at Royal Windsor

Tipperary’s Shane Breen completed a successful few days at five-star Royal Windsor Horse Show in the UK, by winning the Manama Rose Show Stakes. Breen was riding the Team Z7-owned…

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Impressive results for Irish trio at Chatsworth International Horse Trials

Impressive results for Irish trio at Chatsworth International Horse Trials

Irish Eventing riders produced some excellent performances at this weekend’s Dodson & Horrell Chatsworth International Horse Trials in the UK, with Irish Sport Horses once again taking many of the…

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Superb podium finish in Windsor for RED MILLS rider Heike Holstein

Superb podium finish in Windsor for RED MILLS rider Heike Holstein

Ireland’s Heike Holstein and the 10-year-old Irish-bred mare Sambuca have recorded an excellent third place finish in Friday’s four-star Al Shira’aa-sponsored Grand Prix Freestyle to Music at Royal Windsor show…

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Impressive Ireland beat Europe’s best to win French U18 Nations Cup

Impressive Ireland beat Europe’s best to win French U18 Nations Cup

The Irish U18 (Junior) Show Jumping team produced an excellent performance on Friday, to finish as convincing winners of the FEI Nations Cup at Fontainebleau in France. The Irish team,…

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Capt Brian Cournane claims fifth place finish in $400,000 Longines Masters of New York Grand Prix

Capt Brian Cournane claims fifth place finish in $400,000 Longines Masters of New York Grand Prix

An impressive performance from Kerry-born Capt Brian Cournane and the 11-year-old gelding Dino, saw them score a fifth place finish in tonight’s (Sunday) lucrative $400,000 five-star Longines Masters of New…

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Full entries revealed for opening three days of the 2019 Punchestown Festival

Full entries revealed for opening three days of the 2019 Punchestown Festival

Al Boum Photo and Kemboy set for Punchestown showdown  in Coral Punchestown Gold Cup Full entries revealed for opening three days of the 2019 Punchestown Festival including the Grade 1…

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Sam Watson beats overseas challengers to win feature at Ballindenisk International

Sam Watson beats overseas challengers to win feature at Ballindenisk International

Ireland’s 2018 World Equestrian Games Eventing team silver medalist Sam Watson has added another major title to his collection, after claiming a hugely impressive win today (Sunday) in the feature…

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A-List Line-Up for Magical LGCT Miami Beach

A-List Line-Up for Magical LGCT Miami Beach

Photo: LGCT / Stefano Grasso Fresh from an electric leg in Mexico City, the Longines Global Champions Tour heads to the breathtaking destination of Miami Beach, with a formidable line-up…

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Irish off to good start in Mexico as Bertram Allen leads the way

Irish off to good start in Mexico as Bertram Allen leads the way

Irish riders were in excellent form on the opening day of the five-star fixture in Mexico City yesterday (Thursday), where Bertram Allen has helped Valkenswaard United into the lead following…

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Quakerstown Point to Point and Easter Country Festival

Quakerstown Point to Point and Easter Country Festival

Quakerstown Point-to-Point and Easter Country Festival, under the auspices of the Co Clare Hunt will take place in Quakerstown, Boston, Co Clare on Easter Sunday, the 21st April 2019. The…

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NSBA RED MILLS Championships launched

NSBA RED MILLS Championships launched

Saturday June 8th will be the second year of one of the largest sheep events in Ireland. Held at Cillín Hill Mart in Kilkenny and with Connolly’s RED MILLS as…

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One eyed wonder claims the Connolly’s RED MILLS Advanced Intermediate title

One eyed wonder claims the Connolly’s RED MILLS Advanced Intermediate title

Advanced Intermediate Winner Kate O’Shea with Peter Flanagan of Connolly’s RED MILLS Kate O’Shea riding her one-eyed wonder, Send Me On, won the Advanced Intermediate championship at the Connolly’s RED…

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Trainer Richard Gibson records a historic first race win at Conghua Racecourse

Trainer Richard Gibson records a historic first race win at Conghua Racecourse

The Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Conghua Racecourse is based on a 150-hectare site in Guangdong province, China. The facility has four tracks – one turf, two dirt and an uphill…

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David Blake and Keoki (Photo: Helen Cruden)

David Blake claims fifth place finish in Florida’s $500,000 Rolex Grand Prix

The final Grand Prix of the 2019 Winter Equestrian Festival in Florida saw RED MILLS Rider David Blake continue his excellent form, claiming a fifth place finish in the $500,000…

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Top eight Grand Prix finish for Holstein

Top eight Grand Prix finish for Holstein

Heike Holstein and Sambuca preparing for their trip to Dortmund RED MILLS riders continued their fantastic run of form posting impressive results around the globe including Dortmund in Germany, Vilamoura…

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Bertram Allen gallops to five-star win in Qatar

Bertram Allen gallops to five-star win in Qatar

A stunning jump-off performance from RED MILLS and Foran Equine rider Bertram Allen and the 11-year-old stallion GK Casper, seen them take victory in Friday’s feature competition at the five-star…

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Breen storms to victory in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Breen storms to victory in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

It was another successful weekend for RED MILLS Riders with excellent results around the globe. Shane Breen and Team Z7’s Laith scored a commanding win in Friday’s CSI2* Grand Prix…

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Amazing Aird adds new talent to Team Connolly’s RED MILLS

Amazing Aird adds new talent to Team Connolly’s RED MILLS

Global equine nutrition company Connolly’s RED MILLS welcome multi-talented Kirsty Aird to their team of RED MILLS Riders. From newcomers to natives, working hunters to ridden heavy horses, Kirsty specialises…

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Red Hot RED MILLS Day

Red Hot RED MILLS Day

RED MILLS Day was red hot in every way on Saturday in Gowran Park. The crowds turned out in their thousands for what has become a “must do” day in…

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Allen storms to victory in Hong Kong

Allen storms to victory in Hong Kong

Bertram Allen guided Christy Jnr to victory in Saturday’s Longines Speed Challenge. It was Allen’s second time winning this competition after he also came out on top in 2016 with…

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Gold Cup entry Monalee heads a select field for RED MILLS Chase

Gold Cup entry Monalee heads a select field for RED MILLS Chase

The Henry de Bromhead-trained Monalee will ramp up his preparations for the Cheltenham Festival when taking on three high class rivals in the Grade 2 RED MILLS Chase at Gowran…

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Anibale Fly set for Gowran Park as Martin eyes another Gold Cup bid

Anibale Fly set for Gowran Park as Martin eyes another Gold Cup bid

Trainer Tony Martin has confirmed Anibale Fly on course for the Grade 2 Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park this Saturday. The Meath-based trainer been forced to miss some intended…

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Presenting Percy On Track for RED MILLS Day at Gowran

Presenting Percy On Track for RED MILLS Day at Gowran

Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy heads an initial entry of eight for the Grade 2 RED MILLS Chase at Gowran Park this Saturday. Following his victorious return to action…

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Percy on track for red hot RED MILLS

Percy on track for red hot RED MILLS

Presenting Percy is on track to light up Gowran Park once again as he heads a stellar cast of eight entries for a high-class renewal of the RED MILLS  Chase…

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Major Prize-money Boost for RED MILLS Hurdle & Chase

Major Prize-money Boost for RED MILLS Hurdle & Chase

Gowran Park today announced a major prize-money boost for the RED MILLS Hurdle and RED MILLS Chase which will take place on RED MILLS Raceday at Gowran Park Saturday 16th…

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IT Carlow Marketing Students Give Connolly’s RED MILLS  Food For Thought in International Marketing Project

IT Carlow Marketing Students Give Connolly’s RED MILLS Food For Thought in International Marketing Project

Melanie Mynhardt, a 4th Year marketing student at Institute of Technology Carlow, was recently awarded a six-week internship with international animal feeds exporter Connolly’s RED MILLS, following a collaboration between…

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RED MILLS Winter Racing Style Event Launched at Gowran Racecourse

RED MILLS Winter Racing Style Event Launched at Gowran Racecourse

Connolly’s RED MILLS and Gowran Park have launched the REDMILLSstore.ie Winter Racing Style Event which will take place on RED MILLS Raceday on 16th February at Gowran Park Racecourse. Kilkenny…

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Alex Bragg Joins Team Connolly’s RED MILLS

Alex Bragg Joins Team Connolly’s RED MILLS

Global equine nutrition company Connolly’s RED MILLS welcome one of Britain’s best event riders, Alex Bragg, to their team of RED MILLS Riders   Alex and wife Simmone together run…

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€75,000 RED MILLS Irish EBF Auction Series Final  Announced for Punchestown Festival

€75,000 RED MILLS Irish EBF Auction Series Final Announced for Punchestown Festival

RED MILLS Irish EBF Auction Hurdle Series Final  Will take place on Gold Cup Day at the Punchestown Festival Irish European Breeders’ Fund and Connolly’s RED MILLS today announced that…

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Bertram Allen drives away in a new car at CSI Basel

Bertram Allen drives away in a new car at CSI Basel

RED MILLS Riders were on top form this weekend with wins in Belgium, Switzerland and Ireland. Bertram Allen has gotten 2019 off to a brilliant start at CSI 5* Basel.…

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Breen wins at Al Shira’aa International Horse Show

Breen wins at Al Shira’aa International Horse Show

Shane Breen’s winning streak continues off the back of a very successful Christmas taking the Liverpool International Horse Show Grand Prix on New years Eve. Shane riding the 13-year-old stallion…

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Shane Breen

RED MILLS rider Shane Breen wins Liverpool International Grand Prix

It was a fitting end to a brilliant year for RED MILLS rider Shane Breen, winning the four-star Grand Prix at Liverpool International Horse Show on New Year’s Eve, with…

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