O'Connor's presence set to boost attendance at Dublin Horse Show

An increase in spectator numbers is anticipated at next week's Dublin Horse Show, where showjumper Cian O'Connor will compete after his Olympic bronze medal win.

11th August, 2012
Side-saddle riders Kalindi Lawrence, Susan Oakes and Amy Fitzgerald at the announcement that Lindt is the new sponsor of the side-saddle classes at the Dublin Horse Show, which starts on Wednesday. Photo: Malachy Geelan

An increase in spectator numbers is anticipated at next week's Dublin Horse Show, where showjumper Cian O'Connor will compete after being the surprise winner of a bronze medal at the London Olympics.

Last year, around 100,000 people flocked to Dublin's RDS for the annual show, which costs in the region of €4 million to host. It has the third-largest annual prize fund for international showjumping in the world, at close to €1 million.

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