Drumlin Hounds Hunter Trial, Cootehill, 11 April

The Drumlin Hounds Hunter Trials next Sunday, 11 April, provide an ideal dry run for Flowerhill with Open and Novice classes, pairs and singles. The course in Cootehill is 100% weather proof, extremely hilly, and has excellent water jumps for schooling. It’s approximately 2 1/2 hours from Letterkenny so easily achievable in a day. Further information from Arlene on 086 192 9939.

The AIRC National Hunter Trial Championships (popularly known by the name of the venue “Flowerhill”) take place a week later on Sunday 18 April. Flowerhill is just outside Portumna in County Galway. Seven club members plan to make the journey and will ride in both the Warm-up Pairs competitions and the Individual Championships.