ANGELA Lyons from Blarney, Co Cork is this year’s recipient of the €5,000 George Mernagh Memorial Fund Bursary and was presented with her prize last Sunday at the Tattersalls international horse trials by event director Jean Mitchell and Roger Casey, managing director of Tattersalls Ireland.

Angela, who suffers from Rheumatoid Disease, competes as a Grade IV para equestrian rider and hopes to represent Ireland at the Paralympics in Tokyo in two years’ time. She is a List 5 dressage judge and a Level 2 Horse Sport Ireland coach, training riders at all levels from grass roots to Advanced.