Free To Use Image. Ian Hannon, Tallow, Co. Waterford rides 'She's My Master' in anticipation of the Dressage event for the Camphire International Horse Trials & Festival 2013, Cappoquin Co. Waterford which will take place from 26th - 28th July. This year’s Festival offers something for everyone and includes a host of events for all the family including Birds of Prey displays, Archery, Dog Shows, Childrens’ Activities and a Food Fair. See www.camphirehorsetrials.com. Picture: Patrick Browne
The Course is Set for Camphire International Horse Trials & Festival 2013
· 3 Day Festival Promises Fun Filled Activities For All!
Olympic Equestrian Course Designer Mike Etherington Smith visited the Camphire Estate, Cappoquin Co. Waterford this weekend in preparation for the Camphire International Horse Trials & Festival which will take place this year from the 26th to the 28th July.
Competitions at three, two and one star levels will be included in the International programme and Mr Etherington-Smith will once again design the CIC*** track. Several of the Irish high performance squads will use Camphire as part of their selection process and in particular the Junior and Young rider squads will be required to run in the CIC**YR class.
This year’s Festival offers something for everyone and includes a host of events for all the family including Birds of Prey displays, outdoor pursuits such as Archery, a Climbing Wall, Garden Games including Giant Jenga and a free Childrens’ Arts & Craft Tent. Irish food producers including Butlers Ice-Cream, Summerhouse Bakery and O’Flynns Gourmet Sausages will be amongst the many great producers providing the fare at this year’s event. Other highlights include a Dog Show which will take place on Sunday 28th with prizes for best Large, Medium, Small breeds and a special category for puppies!
Ladies and gentlemen are also advised to dress for the occasion with a special Most Appropriately Dressed Competition takin