AHEAD of its annual two-phase at Tyrella on Saturday, March 9th, and the start of the Eventing Ireland season proper at Frankfort Stud the following weekend, the Northern Region is holding an ‘Eventing Volunteers Information Evening’ in the Belmont Hotel, Banbridge, on Tuesday, March 5th.

Due to commence at 7.30pm, the meeting is open to all interested parties, both locally based and from the other four regions.

Those scheduled to speak are Carole King, chief controller at Badminton and Millstreet Horse Trials, Gary Boyd/Anthony McCullough of AESCU Paramedics, Inge D’Haese of Tullyraine Equine Clinic, whose team provide the majority of the region’s veterinary cover, David Lee, chairman of Eventing Ireland’s rules committee, Claire Palmer, chief scorer Eventing Ireland NR, Ronnie Beggs, chief steward, and Dora Beacom, event co-ordinator.