The Irish team has been named for the four-star FEI Nations Cup at Wellington in Florida today.
Irish Show Jumping team manager Michael Blake has put his faith in Galway’s Michael Duffy in what will be their first action of the 2021 season.
Ireland have been drawn fourth to jump of the eight teams that take part and line out as follows:
Cork’s Shane Sweetnam, Wexford’s Bertram Allen, Galway’s Michael Duffy with Zilton SL Z – owned by Katherine Duffy & HMF Equestrian, and Meath’s Cian O’Connor
Ireland will be up against teams from Israel, USA, Mexico, Colombia, Britain, Brazil and Canada with the competition getting underway on 9.30pm tonight.