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Connolly's RED MILLS Spring Tour 2017



The Connolly's REDMILLS Spring Tour is the first Grand Prix series which kicks off at the start of the year. The league also incorporates a Young Rider and Pro-am section with a generous prize fund.




Date Centre Confirmation

Sun 12th Feb

Jag Equestrian


Sun 19st Feb



Sun 26th Feb



Sun 5th March   Killossery confirmed

Sun 12th March



Sun 12th March



17th March



19th March



Sun 26th March



Sun 26th March



Sun 2nd April



Sun 9th April



Sat 15th April



Sun 16th April







  1. All classes scheduled before each leg of the Connolly’s Red Mills Spring Tour must be run in strict drawn order. Entries online to SJI office before 4pm Thursday with €10 booking fee per horse per class (SJI rules) NB Please pay your money before 4pm on Thursday. For the 1.35m Spring Tour Grand Prix class declaration online to SJI office before 4pm Thursday with full entry fee.
  2. Sponsor of the Individual legs of the Spring Tour must not be in the line of business of the principle sponsor of the Tour.(Red Mills)
  3. The class is run as a 1.35 and as such, the max height for 1st round is 1.35m, with a max 1.45m spread on oxers. Run under art 238.2.2 or in exceptional circumstances Art 274.5.2 Declaration will be made to Showjumping Ireland as per Grand Prix before 4pm on Thursday or as advertised in SJI Bulletin or Website prior to show with no exceptions.
  4. Class should begin no later than 2.30pm to help us maximize the best media coverage and run under Art. 238.2.2 Rules as per Nat Grand Prix for Ground Jury, Starter & Course Designer, Substitution of horse (not rider) will only be permitted by the ground jury. Should an appeals committee be needed, this will be selected at the show (3 SJI Officials).
  5. Max 4 horses per rider.
  6. Display clock must be available, preferably with a 45 second countdown facility.
  7. Minimum Prize Fund 2000 Prize money to be paid out as per SJI rules.
  8. Each venue is requested to allow a 10% discount on the day of the Tour to Showjumpers Club members for entries of 100 Euro or more. A list of members will be sent to each show before their leg of the Tour.
  9. Start list will be available on both the Showjumpers club web-site and Showjumping Ireland. 10. Shows are responsible for printing out start lists for the morning of the show. 11. As a courtesy to the Sponsors of the Tour, Winners of the Tour must be present to accept their prizes at the last leg of the Tour. Any queries re the tour should be addressed to the 12. The best results of 9 legs will count for all combinations.      Points and a half in the last leg of the Tour.    Points Allocation for all legs of the Tour for Riders: 10, 8, 6, 4,3,3.      Riders will get their points for their first placing In each leg only. 13 It is the responsibility of the rider/agent/owner to keep a record of their results each show and to check the Leader Board on the website and to email any queries before the Final Leg of the Tour. Every effort will be taken to keep it correct but the responsibility will lie with rider/ owner /agent to see that it is correct.


To win the over all Prize of the Tour, riders must be a member of the Showjumper’s Club. €50 to be sent to Alan Byrne, Treasurer of Showjumper’s Club, 13 Raglan Rd., Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

Young Riders – YR Points will be taken from their placings in the overall class 1st – 6th(SJI).  No points given if they are not placed in the class on the day, but the prize on the day will go to the highest YR in the class. Tickets must be clearly marked YR or you will not be in this section

Pro am = a rider who does not derive their living from showjumping or run a professional showjumping or Eventing yard.  They must be 21 years or older.  Botanica International will present the top Pro –am rider with a medium hamper of their goodies at each leg of the Tour and a Large Hamper of their products to the Overall winner of the Pro am Tour. Tickets must be clearly marked and riders must declare for this section with in writing. They are also eligible for the main prize fund on the day.

Young Riders= All young riders, Juniors and COH (who qualify to jump at this height-SJI Rules)will jump under the young rider section but are eligible for the main prize fund on the day.   Connolly’s RED MILLS will sponsor a ton of feed to the winner of this section of the Tour.

As of the time of print – Please note that there is no Breeders Prize sponsored by HSI.

Prizes on the Day of each leg of the Tour (see below) Each leg of the Tour, the class will be sponsor on the day for €2000 Please show your appreciation to the show and their sponsors for their generosity in sponsoring these legs Thank You

Connolly’s RED MILLS will present each leg of the Tour with the following:

1st Connolly’s RED MILLS rug & voucher

2nd Connolly’s RED MILLS Saddle Cloth & Voucher

3rd Connolly’s RED MILLS Saddle Cloth & Voucher Top Young Rider on Day – Connolly’s RED MILLS Rug Top Pro am on Day – Botanica Int. Medium Hamper of their products.


Overall Winner of the Connolly’s RED MILLS Spring Tour 2017

1st €2000 plus Connolly’s RED MILLS rug & half ton of feed

2nd €700 plus Connolly’s RED MILLS Voucher

3rd €300 plus Connolly’s RED MILLS Voucher

Top Young Rider – Connolly’s RED MILLS Spring Tour Rug & 1 ton of Horse Feed

Top Pro am – Large Hamper of Botanica Int Products and a Connolly’s RED MILLS rug.

As a thank you  to the sponsors of the Tour, please can all competitors/prize winners in this year’s Spring Tour tag “Connolly RED MILLS” on twitter/facebook page to show our appreciation for their sponsorship of this Tour.

Horse Spring Tour 2017

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 DateShowStart List
1 12-FebJAG Equestrian 1.35m Connolly's REDMILS Spring Tour GP
2 19-FebCavan 2 Day Connolly Redmills Horse Spring Tour Show 11. 1.35m Connolly's RED MILLS Spring Tour
3 26-FebRavensdale Lodge Equestrian Centre 4. 1.35m Connolly's REDMILLS Spring Tour
4 05-MarKillossery Lodge Stud., Rolestown, Swords, Co. Dublin 1.35m Connolly's RED MILLS Spring Tour
5 12-MarBallinamona Equestrian Centre 1.35m Connolly's REDMILLS Spring Tour
6 12-MarPortmore Spring tour Show 1.35m Connollys Red Mills Spring Tour
7 17-MarBroadmeadows - St Patricks Day Spring Tour Show 1.35m Connolly's RED MILLS Spring Tour
8 19-MarCavan 3 Day Spring Horse Championships Event 19 - 1.35m Connolly's RED Spring Tour
9 26-MarMARYVILLE 2 DAY HORSE SPRING TOUR 1.35m Spring Tour Grand Prix
10 26-MarKernan Equestrian Centre 1.35m Connolly's RED MILLS Spring Tour
11 02-AprBarnadown Showjumping 1.35m Spring Tour
12 09-AprMullingar Equestrian Centre 1.35m Connollys Red Mills Spring Tour Art. 238.2.2
13 15-AprCOILOG EQUESTRIAN CENTRE 1.35m Connolly's REDMILLS Spring Tour
14 16-AprWarrington Equestrian Centre Red Mills Spring Tour 1.35m Connolly's Red Mills Spring Tour
15 25-FebBroadmeadow 2 day Connollys Red Mills Spring Tour Show