Chef d’equipe Blake picks experienced WEG squad

Ireland’s Chef d’equipe Michael Blake has chosen an experienced quintet of Darragh Kenny, Daniel Coyle, Cian O’Connor, Denis Lynch and Bertram Allen for the World Equestrian Games. Hopes will be high for the Irish after a successful season which includes four Nations Cup wins in Langley, Abu Dhabi, Florida and Lisbon. The championships take place in Herning, Denmark, next month and Blake said: “I’ve selected a vastly experienced team – Denis has a wealth of experience and, while Brooklyn Heights might be relatively new to him, he has been ultra-consistent and has won a Grand Prix in Rome along the way. “VDL Cartello and Darragh Kenny are a pairing who know what it takes at this level too – Cartello was brilliant in the Nations Cup final last year in Barcelona, jumping double clear. He has enjoyed a fantastic season so far and was successful in Mexico City. “Cian O’Connor […]

Chef d’equipe Blake picks experienced WEG squad
Ireland’s Chef d’equipe Michael Blake has chosen an experienced quintet of Darragh Kenny, Daniel Coyle, Cian O’Connor, Denis Lynch and Bertram Allen for the World Equestrian Games. Hopes will be high for the Irish after a successful season which includes four Nations Cup wins in Langley, Abu Dhabi, Florida and Lisbon. The championships take place in Herning, Denmark, next month and Blake said: “I’ve selected a vastly experienced team – Denis has a wealth of experience and, while Brooklyn Heights might be relatively new to him, he has been ultra-consistent and has won a Grand Prix in Rome along the way. “VDL Cartello and Darragh Kenny are a pairing who know what it takes at this level too – Cartello was brilliant in the Nations Cup final last year in Barcelona, jumping double clear. He has enjoyed a fantastic season so far and was successful in Mexico City. “Cian O’Connor […]