All-weather is the way of the future for Irish show jumping,” says Armagh’s Hugh McCusker, he and his family have created the state-of-the-art Meadows Equestrian Centre near the shores of Lough Neagh. In terms of space, convenience and versatility it is second to none.

Show jumping has not always been the primary concern of the McCuskers. Showing was their passion, having won Supreme Hunter Championships at Dublin, Balmoral, Royal Highland plus a reserve at the Horse of the Year Show (HOYS).