Team Ireland Showjumper Susan Fitzpatrick + Fellow Castlefield -The Horse Photographer Ireland N Riain Fine Art Equine photography –
February 13, 2017
This Fine Art Equine portrait of Susan Fitzpatrick and her showjumping horse Fellow Castlefield was to celebrate Susan’s numerous Team Ireland European and National wins.
Seventeen year-old Susan Fitzpatrick from Keatingstown House, Kilkenny has been riding horses since she was four years old.
An incredibly successful pony jumping career saw her win the individual Gold Medal at the European Pony Championships in Arezzo, Italy with Rock Dee Jay in 2013.
Susan represented Ireland again at the European Championships at Millstreet in 2014 and helped the Irish pony team secure a Silver medal before collecting the Bronze Medal in the Individual competition.
Along with many International wins, Susan has been a regular winner on the Irish National circuit, winning the 128 pony championship at the Dublin Horse Show at the RDS Ballsbridge in 2010.
Susan has also been riding horses for the last five years, qualifying for the 1.35m Young Rider class at the Dublin Horse Show in 2013 and has been placed in a numerous 1.40m classes in 2014. She is now competing in 1.50m classes .
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Susan Fitzpatrick – Achievements
2010 – Winner 128 Pony Championship RDS Dublin Horse Show with The Silver Legend
2011 – Showjumping Ireland 128 Pony Spring Tour Champion
2011 – Showjumping Ireland 128 Pony Premier Series Champion
2011 – 128 Pony National Champion, Leading Young Rider & Leading Pony award with The
2011 – 3 rd in 138 Pony Premier Series and qualified for Dublin Horse Show with Woodfield
2011 – Qualified for RDS with 148 Pony Ghostrider
2011 – Winner International competition at Fontainebleau, France with Petrus Spartacus
2011 – Winner International competition at Wierden, The Netherlands with Petrus Spartacus
2011 – Winner International Competition at Chevenez, France with Ghostrider
2012 – Selected to represent Ireland at the European Pony Championships at Wierden, The
2012 – Selected for Irish team for Nations Cup at Wierden, The Netherlands
2013 – Winner of the Individual Gold Medal at Arezzo, Italy with Rock Dee Jay
2013 – Qualified for Dublin Horse Show with Rock Dee Jay
2013 – Winner of International competition at Hagen, Germany along with 4 top eight places
2014 – Selected for Irish Pony Team at European Championships in Millstreet, Ireland
2014 – Team Silver Medal winner at European Pony Champioships in Millstreet
2014 – Individual Bronze Medal winner at European Pony Championships in Millstreet
2014 – Qualified for Dublin Horse Show with Rock Dee Jay, 2 nd in Championship Final.
2015 – Won Irish Junior Team Silver Medal at European Championships in Wiener Neustadt,
2015 – Competeted regularly in 1.50m classes .
2015 – 2 nd CSI2* Lier with Isacorada
2015- Qualified for Dublin Horse Show with Cavalino and Isacorada in 1.35m-1.40m class
2015 – 2 nd 1.35m HSI /Connollys Redmills Spring Tour
2015- 8 th in the 1.45m Longines Ranking Class Lier
2015 – 2 nd in the 1.45m Longines Ranking Class Barbizon.
2016 – Team member Junior European Championships .
2016 – 2 nd in the 1.35m-1.40m RDS qualifier in Barnadown
2016 – qualified for the 1.35m-1.40m RDS Championships
2016 – 4 th National Grand Prix Cork County Show.
2016 – 2 nd 1.45m Longines Ranking Class Dijon
2016 – Leading Young Rider at St Lo CSI2*