Northern Ireland Dressage has been in regular contact with DARD and arestill hopeful that the Necarne Castle Dressage Festival will go ahead asplanned.

All shows in March have been cancelled, but it is hoped to run aPre-Necarne show in April.

Entries for Necarne have been coming in at a steady rate so anyone who intends to compete are advised to post their entry immediately, as all classes are restricted to the first 30 entries.

Northern Ireland Dressage will be acting on the advice given to them by DARD at all times but if there are no further outbreaks of FM and restrictions are lifted Necarne will go ahead as planned.

have also announced their sponsorship of the open class at the Necarne Castle Dressage Festival.

The class will be called the Red Horse Equestrian Superstore Open Class and Northern Ireland.

For more information contact: Robert McCormick, Tel 02897 563280