The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society is exhibiting what visitors can expect at the 2021 Balmoral Show – September 22-25

The organizers of the Balmoral Show have promised that the “crème de la crème” of Ulster cattle will be at the heart of this year’s extravagance.

The 2020 show had to be canceled due to Covid, but now the organizers – the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) – have given a taste of what to expect from September 22-25 at Balmoral Park outside from Lisburn.

While there will be a lot of rosettes given to the cattle, they added that there will be no sheep or rabbit lessons (although some sheep and rabbits will be on display, and there will be shearing of sheep and rabbits). sheep).

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In a statement, RUAS said: “With livestock remaining at the heart of the show, exhibitors have shown their commitment by returning to Balmoral Park to participate in Northern Ireland’s largest agri-food event.

“Over the four days, exhibitors will have the opportunity to showcase their cattle of choice in the biggest showcase of the year.

“This year the show continues to have an unrivaled range of classes ranging from horses to ponies, goats to pigs, poultry, pigeons and eggs as well as a range of beef and dairy cattle classes. , all competing for prestigious league titles. “

Rhonda Geary, the show’s director of operations, said: “We are encouraged to see so many cattle exhibitors joining us for the 2021 Balmoral Show.

“There is always strong competition between the various exhibitors as they take center stage with the crème de la crème of breeding and equines at the show.

“Following then postponement then cancellation of the 2020 Show, we are delighted to be able to host this event at Balmoral Park and would like to thank all those who participated.

“Due to the show taking place in September, there will unfortunately be no sheep or rabbit classes, but we will have a sheep and rabbit display on site to showcase the different breeds.”

Show jumping will also remain a major draw for visitors to the 152nd Balmoral Show.

There will be no international show jumping or show jumping by school teams.

However, organizers are excited to coordinate an enhanced national show jumping program that includes a new Young Rider Championship, Six Year Championship and Seven Year Championship.

Additionally, the highly anticipated National Grand Prix caught the attention of Ireland’s top riders with the class reaching its maximum capacity.

Tickets are available for purchase online at www.balmoralshow.co.uk

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