Successful reconnaissance mission to Benbulben Show

Five of our team show jumpers made the trip to Kerins’s Equestrian Centre near Sligo to test-drive the venue in advance of next Sunday’s regional qualifier. If clear rounds are what it takes to qualify, things aren’t looking too bad. All five travellers jumped clear rounds, although Libby and Spitfire chose to do their’s inContinue reading “Successful reconnaissance mission to Benbulben Show”

Keeping abreast of veterinary news

Most of us reach for our veterinary encyclopaedia when something goes wrong with our horse. This helps to cure the problem but it’s not a great deal of use in preventing the problem occurring. is an American online resource which publishes articles on all aspects of horse health and management. Some of the featuresContinue reading “Keeping abreast of veterinary news”

Approximate start times for Benbulben Spring Show

Leah McNulty, secretary of Benbulben RC, has done her best to estimate start times for classes on Sunday. Primary and Advanced Primary classes are being allowed 3 hours starting at 11 am (clear round, individuals and pairs). Intermediate clear round will begin at about 2 pm. Massive entries for Intermediate and above classes are expectedContinue reading “Approximate start times for Benbulben Spring Show”

Teams selected for TSJC (aka EPS) Qualifier

With just ten days to go until the Western Region Qualifier for the Team Show Jumping Championships, teams were selected on Tuesday evening in time for Wednesday’s entry deadline. Eight members had expressed an interest in training and all eight elected to participate in the competition giving us the perfect number for our quota ofContinue reading “Teams selected for TSJC (aka EPS) Qualifier”

Festival showing guide

Anybody could be forgiven for feeling confused by the sheer volume of showing classes on the Festival schedule. To help you organise your brain, Orla has put together a good overview of the different types of specimen, from small hunters to traditional Irish cobs: Something to Show · Download Remember, Festival entries close online onContinue reading “Festival showing guide”

No rosettes but smiles all round at Flowerhill

No rosettes for the club this year but a lot of exceptionally happy club members. Martina was first off the mark with downloading her photos. There’ll be plenty more contributions but her collection sums up a great weekend. Go to the gallery for the full show. Flowerhill NHTC 2010 Final Results · Download Pictured below:Continue reading “No rosettes but smiles all round at Flowerhill”