AHEAD of next week’s Northern Ireland Festival, which is set to take place from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd of April at Cavan Equestrian Centre, we caught up with well-known showing producer and hunting enthusiast Amory McMahon, who will be competing at the festival with her 2016 Dublin champion Inis Faith.

When asked where it all began, Amory said: “My parents, Kate and Gerry, both have a background in horses.