Austin O'Connor

Watson Sets the Bar High

Written by Sam Watson on 18 August 2015

 Watson Sets the Bar High

Firstly, apologies for the lack of blogging this year. Truth be told, looking back is not a strength of mine – whether things go well or not, the lessons to be learned are usually done so within hours and thereafter the moment is history.

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Sam Watson - World Equestrian Games

Written by Sam Watson on 10 September 2014

Sam Watson - World Equestrian Games

The Irish Eventing Team achieved its objective at the World Equestrian Games by attaining one of the six coveted qualification slots for the Rio Olympics in 2016. On reflection I’m very proud to be a part of that team, but at the time there was a very odd mixture of emotions in Normandy.

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From Ratoath to Hong Kong Plaza Shanghai

Written by Sabrina Barnwell MVB MRCVS on 03 June 2014

From Ratoath to Hong Kong Plaza Shanghai

What a weekend of glorious Irish sunshine. Congratulations to all the competitors, organisers, exhibitors and spectators that made Tattersalls 2014 such a huge success. The Connolly's RED MILLS under 25 title went to Millie Dumas who added second in the CIC*** to her podium tally for the weekend. 

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Malmo - European Eventing Championships

Written by Sabrina Barnwell MVB MRCVS on 11 September 2013

Malmo - European Eventing Championships

As Connolly’s RED MILLS are very active in export sales in Sweden, I had to travel to Malmo for a business meeting recently. Conveniently, it turned out that the European Eventing Championships was on while I was there! Life is tough but somone has to do it!

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Sam Watson Prepping for the Europeans

Written by Sam Watson on 20 August 2013

Sam Watson Prepping for the Europeans

It’s the week before the European Eventing Championships in Malmö and Eventing Ireland has announced its team. Connolly’s RED MILLS are proud to team up as nutritional partners with three members of the squad - Sam Watson, Elizabeth Power and Austin O’Connor. The squad in full is -

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