Michael Blake names Irish Show Jumping team for Sunday’s Longines FEI Nations Cup in Abu Dhabi

Irish Show Jumping team manager Michael Blake has named his team for this weekend’s five-star Longines FEI Nations Cup at Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. This will be the first Longines FEI Nations Cup of the 2022 season, and although not eligible for league points as a European Division 1 team, Ireland will be hoping for a positive result in Abu Dhabi having finished as runners-up behind Germany the last time they lined out at this venue in 2019. Having led Ireland to a runner-up finish in the 2021 Longines FEI Nations Cup Final in Barcelona, team manager Michael Blake has this week signed a contract extension with Horse Sport Ireland which will keep the Co Clare native in his current role throughout the current Olympic cycle to Paris 2024. Ireland are one of eight teams that will compete in Abu Dhabi and Michael Blake has selected the […]

Michael Blake names Irish Show Jumping team for Sunday’s Longines FEI Nations Cup in Abu Dhabi
Irish Show Jumping team manager Michael Blake has named his team for this weekend’s five-star Longines FEI Nations Cup at Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. This will be the first Longines FEI Nations Cup of the 2022 season, and although not eligible for league points as a European Division 1 team, Ireland will be hoping for a positive result in Abu Dhabi having finished as runners-up behind Germany the last time they lined out at this venue in 2019. Having led Ireland to a runner-up finish in the 2021 Longines FEI Nations Cup Final in Barcelona, team manager Michael Blake has this week signed a contract extension with Horse Sport Ireland which will keep the Co Clare native in his current role throughout the current Olympic cycle to Paris 2024. Ireland are one of eight teams that will compete in Abu Dhabi and Michael Blake has selected the […]