Star Horse Show Comes To The Odyssey
Promotions in association with Equestrian Sports Promotions are
proud to present The Belfast Indoor International Horse Show at
The Odyssey Arena, making this Northern Irelands first and
Irelands only Five-Star Indoor International Horse Show and
a thrilling addition to the worlds International Show Jumping
At The Belfast Indoor International Horse Show, first class horsemanship,
breathtaking jumping and the worlds biggest names in the sport
will take you on a roller coaster ride of excitement in events like
the exhilarating Puissance, the prestigious International Grand
Prix and of course The Irish Shetland Grand National.
The event has attracted a six-figure prize fund of £250,000Stg,
which will entice the top named International riders from around
the world to this prestigious five-star event. Showing her support
for the event Irelands Jessica Kurten, current European Team
Gold Medallist said I wish the show every success. It is wonderful
that a show of this quality is coming to Belfast. I am looking forward
very much to competing at the show in November myself.
I am putting my full weight behind The Belfast Indoor International
Horse Show, this is just what Northern Ireland and Irish Show Jumping
needs. The event provides the perfect setting and opportunity for
Irelands best to compete against the best of the rest of the
world, Northern Ireland deserves a world class event of this stature.
Said Peter Charles, Irish team member and Gold team medallist 2001
The show will be fast and furious with top billed acts from around
the world including Jean Francois Pignon who has been described
as the best equestrian display to ever visit the UK, he has never
before performed in Ireland and is renowned the world over for his
magical new act featuring five horses in an amazing and mesmerising
demonstration of trust, loyalty and liberty.
Also bringing with them, the jet set glamour world of The Sport
of Kings, top named jockeys from the world of racing will compete
against the show jumpers in a pairs relay on the Friday evening
of the show. Tony McCoy, Record Breaking Champion Jockey, who is
one of the shows celebrity team captains said 'Northern Ireland
has the newly crowned World Show Jumping Champion, Dermott Lennon
and this show will be the home coming of equestrian sport to Ireland.
We have proven that we breed the best riders, jockeys and horses
in the World. Now we will have the best Horse Show in the World
Yvette Trusedale riding Accolade in front of the impressive Odyssey
sector support for the event has been tremendous and Sheridan Promotions
are currently in negotiations with a number of sponsors, we are
delighted however to announce the support of Equestrian Surfaces,
title sponsor of The Horse of the Year Show, who have just agreed
a three-year sponsorship package, worth a six figure sum to the
show. We are absolutely thrilled to be providing our premiere
surface Cushion Track, at the Belfast Indoor International Horse
Show. Given the calibre and dedication of those involved in organising
this show, this will surely become a permanent fixture on the equestrian
calendar. Paul Harper, Managing Director Equestrian
Following their recent appointment as surface providers to the Horse
of the Year Show, Cushion Track has rapidly become the international
benchmark of waxed surfaces for competitive applications and is
put to the test as far a field as Las Vegas where Cushion Track
is the chosen surface at the Budweiser 2003 World Show Jumping Cup
Marketing director Philip Bond explained that Equestrian Surfaces
are proud to be associated with this important event in Belfast
and have signed up to a 3-year sponsorship as a mark of their commitment
to this spectacular event, which will certainly launch Northern
Irelands capital as a leading venue for Equestrian World Class
Finally Mr Bond added We see this as an significant component
of our current marketing strategy where Cushion Track has shown
itself to be the preferred surface where nothing can be left to
chance and we wish the organisers every success in this superb project.
Spillers Speciality feeds have also agreed a sponsorship package
and are now the official feed supplier to the Belfast Show, SPILLERS
is pleased to be the Official Feed Supplier to the Belfast Indoor
International Horse Show. With many customers from home and abroad
attending, SPILLERS welcomes the opportunity to support this exciting
venture. David Mathers, Spillers Specialty Feeds.
Dressage Rider Yvette Truesdale riding her top mount Accolade,
with Irish Show Jumper Conor Swail and Leading Irish senior nations
cup team member Cian O'Connor and with Glenkee Pan practicing for
The Shetland Grand National which was announced as one of the performances
at The Belfast Indoor International Horse Show at Odyssey Arena
from Thursday 27th - Sunday 30th November 2003
with these winning ingredients we have mixed just the right quantities
of celebrity involvement, fine food & wines, corporate hospitality,
music, lights, old-fashioned fun and glamour to give Northern Ireland
a world-class equestrian and entertainment showcase!
The show will be held at The Odyssey Arena, the showpiece of Odyssey,
Northern Ireland's Landmark Millennium Project, and one of the world's
most adventurous and exciting leisure and entertainment venues.
Sheridan Promotions promise from the Opening Ceremony to the Grand
Prix finale that The Belfast Indoor International Horse Show CSI-A
will become the toast of the Equestrian World and a fun filled festival
for everyone to enjoy.
Be part of this unique and very magical experience as the world
descends on Northern Irelands capital for a four-day Show
Jumping extravaganza in Northern Ireland, The Indisputable Home
Of The Horse!