The Irish Field, GAIN Equine Nutrition and leading figures in the Irish equine industry gathered on Monday to acknowledge the outstanding performances of Irish riders during 2017, in the K Club in Kildare.

Commenting on the event, Irish Horse World editor Isabel Hurley said: “2017 was a landmark year for Ireland on the international equine scene, with both our senior and pony riders winning team gold at the European Championships. Today’s awards showcase all that is excellent in the Irish sport horse industry.”