2018 Irish Warmblood Festival

Wednesday 26 September

10 am - 6 pm

CoilOg Equestrian Centre

Free Admission to Foal Judging, Foal Championship & Marketplace

Free Advanced Booking Required for Speaker Sessions*

Wednesday September 26th is the day to celebrate the quality and athleticism found in Irish Warmblood foals, to learn best practices from some of Europe's leading experts, and to sell and buy top quality foals. Both showjumping and eventing foals are featured. A Championship prize fund will be shared by the best Irish Warmblood foals. And the breeder of every foal selected for the Champions Ring at 4:00 pm will be awarded a free service to a WSI Approved or WSI Recognised Stallion.


8:00 am
Cafe in CoilOg's indoor arena (Chestnut Arena) is opened. Irish Warmblood Marketplace is opened.

10:00 am – 11 am
*Speaker: Dr. Jan Greve

"Breeding Showjumpers and Eventers: Similarities and Differences"
11am - 12:00 pm
*Demonstration: Mr. Peter Strijbosch
"How to Assess Functional Conformation in Sport Horses: the KWPN Approach"
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Presentation & Inspection of Irish Warmblood Foals: Group 1 (showjumping foals)
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Lunch (available for purchase in the CoilOg Cafe).

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Presentation by Equilume.
2:00 pm - 3 pm
Presentation & Inspection of Irish Warmblood Foals: Group 2 (eventing foals)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
*Speaker: Mr. Gerald Lenaerts

"Breeding for Top Sport and the Marketplace: Can Both Be Done Simultaneously?"
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presentation of several young WSI Approved Stallions App
Presentation of best showjumping and eventing foals in the Champions Ring
Awarding of Championship prizes
Discussion and Q&A with judges

*To book a free seat for the speaker sessions please ring 087.222.9701 or send an email request to admin@irish-warmblood.com

How to Find CoilOg Equestrian Centre

Type in Google Maps search bar: 
CoilOg Equestrian Centre
or W91 CTR2
Coordinates: 53.25625,-6.85134
what3words: niceness.adopted.punctured
Eircode: W91 CTR2

Please note: The schedule is subject to change.


Irish Warmblood Festival & Marketplace is Sponsored byIrish Horse Gateway logopng


Warmblood Studbook of Ireland, Irish Warmblood National Stud, and Irish Warmblood Foundation 

are partners in the Irish Warmblood Festival.