THE Cavan Equestrian Indoor Championships has always proved very competitive and the qualifiers demonstrated how competitive the weekend finals would be.

In the first 1.30m qualifier on Wednesday, the first three all came home within 32 seconds. Taking the win in 28.81 was Nicholas Williams riding A Touch of Blue. Williams was chased home by Lewis Trenier and Trickin Around, in 31.21, ahead of Eddie Moloney and Quiara M, in 31.87.