National 1-Day Event qualifiers

The AIRC’s 1-Day Event Championships will be held at Annaharvey Farm, Tullamore, on Sunday 12 September. Anybody may compete in the National classes at the event, provided they have competed in a cross country event during the season. However, to compete in the Championship classes you must qualify at one of eight qualifiers throughout theContinue reading “National 1-Day Event qualifiers”

Forecast looking good for Flowerhill

A lot can change in a week but for now things couldn’t be looking better for the National Hunter Trial Championships at Flowerhill next weekend: Accuweather | Portumna Online entries for the championships close today. Next week we’ll find out what our volunteering duties are for the day. With luck we’ll be asked to stewardContinue reading “Forecast looking good for Flowerhill”

Formation Riding with Valerie Craig

Formation riding? Well, imagine a cross between a military quadrille, dressage to music and synchronised swimming — that’s about as close as we can get to describing Valerie’s classes. Add in serious concentration and plenty of laughter and you’re beginning to get the picture. The beauty of the formation riding lessons is that you’re concentratingContinue reading “Formation Riding with Valerie Craig”

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. FurtherContinue reading “Drumlin Hounds Hunter Trial, Cootehill, 11 April”