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Robyn Moran and Western Oreo Dublin Horse Show 2017
August 8th, 2017

This beautiful Ni Riain Fine Art Equine Portrait of Robyn Moran was commisioned at Dublin Horse Show by her parents Brian and Caroline Moran. This portrait is part of my 2017 Dublin Horse Show Exhibition – RDS Main Hall E19 beside Kingsland Equestrian

Robyn Moran and Western Oreo paired up together for the first time in August 2013 and since then have clocked up a total of 41 wins & 25 second place spots. This pair went from strength to strength in their 3 years together and proved a force to be reckoned with on the pony circuit. Some highlights from their time together as follows:

*Winners at The Cavan Home Pony International in 2014, 2015 & 2016
*Members of the Irish 138cm Team that won Silver in 2016 at Cavan Home Pony International
* Winners of the Springboard Final in 2014
* Winners of 2 RDS qualifiers in 2016 in Mullingar and Barnadown
* Their first outing to the RDS saw them finishing 8th in the Final in 2015.
* They finished 2nd in the RDS Final in 2016 having won the first qualifying round in The Simonscourt
* Winners of the Ennis leg of Spring Tour in 2016 and 3rd overall in the Spring Tour Final
* 2nd in the 1.20m Final at the National Championships in Mullingar in 2015 & coming back to win it in 2016
* Winners at the English Home Pony in Southview in 2016 along with competing as part of the Irish Team that won Silver

Team Ireland Showjumper Susan Fitzpatrick + Fellow Castlefield -The Horse Photographer Ireland N Riain Fine Art Equine photography –
February 13th, 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

Silver Legend

 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,

 Austria.

 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*

Susan is sponsored by
Gain Horse Feeds
Charles Owen
On Tyte
Ungula Naturilis
Equestrian Store NI
Nortev Flexineb

Engagement sessions photoshoot gift ideas Tipperary Kilkenny Ireland eSession
February 11th, 2017

Maria + Dave got engaged in the K Club where Dave went down on one knee and gave a token ring but had appointments booked in Dublin to visit jewellers that day. They had a magical weekend celebrating.
Maria’s sisters Alicia & Caroline gave the couple an engagement gift of a Ni Riain Photography gift voucher.
This fabulous storyboard wall portrait below was their finished engagement gift.

Family portrait to celebrate Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas – Tipperary professional photographers Ireland
February 10th, 2017

When Josephine & Laurence celebrated 40 years of marriage their 9 children knew what their mother always wanted a Ni Riain photography family portrait. They surprised them with the gift voucher for a wall portrait.

This contemporary style captures the connections in a family and the light coloured clothing helps to maximize the impact of the image that all the focus is on each family member.