Saturday, March 18, 2017

Ireland: Horseware boss, 66, qualifies to compete at WEG 2018

Horseandhound.co.uk - Full Article

Caroline Bankes
13:02 - 18 March, 2017

Horseware founder Tom MacGuinness has become the first Irish rider to qualify for the 2018 World Equestrian Games (WEG).

The 66-year-old was one of six finishers at a testing qualifying race in Spain last weekend (11-12 March).

The 3* 160km race was held at Tordera, an hour north of Barcelona.

Mr MacGuinness qualified with his nine-year-old chestnut gelding Sasha D’Allais, which he keeps in Spain.

The pair qualified for both the European Championships this September and next year’s WEG, to be held in the USA at Tryon International Centre in North Carolina on 10-23 September...

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