Vera and Molly walked off with honours at our AGM. Vera was named club person of the year after securing most votes in the ballot while the horse of the year title went to Damien and Nadine’s stalwart Molly.
Vera was singled out because of her dedication to the club and her resilience in flying the flag for dressage and flatwork, while Molly got most votes for her battling qualities as she returned from illness to carry both Damien and Nadine to honours. Both Molly and Vera were absent on the night so their trophies were collected and passed on – we think.
The awards were a fitting a climax to what was a very successful end of year get-together. There was much for Enda to celebrate in his last Chairman’s report —from our fine showing at Flowerhill to our double success at the Audrey Jacob Team Challenge. The 15 members present also enjoyed looking back at our sorties to Carrickfinn and Bundoran with the usual digs. It was even suggested that next year we add in an overseas venture to mark the club’s tenth anniversary.
Our trusty bookkeeper Maura reported some healthy figures—still in the black —while our one=armed secretary Ann gave us a breakdown of membership which is continuing to grow with some new additions joining next year.
Then it was out with the old and in with the new as Pauric was installed as our new chairman. He eventually reached the top table just in time to call the meeting to an end, but the craic didn’t stop as we all dished out more digs and Leo told us about his fifty shades of grey experience. Enough said !