Memorable day for Donegal in Mullingar Masters

The news flashes coming in throughout the day told the story of a fairytale outing to the Masters Series Finals in Mullingar on Sunday. What all began at the Northwest League at Templemore in January came to fruition on the AIRC’s national stage. Well done Donegal. Well done neighbours. But most of all, well done toContinue reading “Memorable day for Donegal in Mullingar Masters”

Northwest League edges past the half-way mark

Cold alright, but it was dry, sunny and very successful for Letterkenny at the third leg of the Northwest League at Templemore last Sunday. On a day when not only league points but also Masters Final qualification spots were at stake, our riders covered themselves in glory winning all three of the senior classes andContinue reading “Northwest League edges past the half-way mark”

Magnificent Flowerhill

Perfect weather, a fantastic challenging course, beautiful riding and driving conditions and lots of success combined to make Flowerhill 2015 a vintage renewal of the best loved event on the calendar. Congratulations to Denis and Dawn on their 3rd place in the AP Pairs, to Leo and Marina who landed the prized red rosette in theContinue reading “Magnificent Flowerhill”

Congratulations, Cormac!

While his club mates kicked back in Bundoran at the weekend, Cormac hit the long road to Mullingar with Santa Fe to represent Letterkenny at the finals of the prestigious Masters Series in show jumping. They duly delivered the goods and brought home a treasured national ribbon. Huge congratulations on your sixth place in the Advanced Intermediate Welcome Stakes,Continue reading “Congratulations, Cormac!”

Running order for Team Show Jumping Qualifier, Sunday 25 May

The big day is approaching fast and the running order for teams at the RDS qualifier has now been published — and Letterkenny is first into the lions’ den! No better man for that job than Leo on the aptly named Cool! Best of luck everybody. TSJC Regional Qualifier Programme | 2014 Pictured below: LeoContinue reading “Running order for Team Show Jumping Qualifier, Sunday 25 May”

Regional dressage qualifier confirmed for Beach Show

Great news on the dressage front: Donegal will host one of two dressage qualifiers in the western region this year. Our qualifier will take place at the beach Show on Sunday 1 June. Our Donegal Gaeltacht hosts will operate a pre-entry system for ‘Teams’ with allocated times in the dressage. Entries close on Wednesday 28 May and theContinue reading “Regional dressage qualifier confirmed for Beach Show”

Peerless Flowerhill

The fondness with which Flowerhill is regarded amongst the Donegal riding clubs was more evident than ever this past weekend. Half the county’s members descended on the sprawling Galway estate near Portumna to enjoy the hospitality of its ever-welcoming and energetic owner, Oliver. The first competition of the weekend began around 10am on Saturday atContinue reading “Peerless Flowerhill”