All systems go for Flowerhill: AIRC publishes entries, running order and more

With a whopping 12 riders from our club planning to travel to Flowerhill this weekend, it promises to be yet another monumental event. Most of the information for Sunday has now been published and is available on the AIRC website. Since your own website is a bit short of resources at present, you might beContinue reading “All systems go for Flowerhill: AIRC publishes entries, running order and more”

Time to think ahead to the Festival at Stradbally

As usual, Flowerhill isn’t even upon us when we have to start thinking of entries for the Riding Clubs Festival in Stradbally on 7 and 8 June. This wonderful event is so large and comprehensive that the closing date for entries is very, very early. You can check out the full details for the eventContinue reading “Time to think ahead to the Festival at Stradbally”

Dates of regional qualifiers confirmed

Dates for our regional qualifiers have been confirmed by Head Office, as follows: 4 May – Masters Series Qualifier 25 May – Team Show Jumping Championship Qualifier 6 July – Team Dressage Championship Qualifier 10 August – Horse Trials Qualifier As mentioned at our meeting in January, there remains the possibility of running two dressageContinue reading “Dates of regional qualifiers confirmed”

Cormac realises long-held ambition at stormy Mullingar Masters

For the second time this year the club had just one solitary flagbearer at one of the AIRC’s major national competitions. On Sunday last Cormac and Charlotte stepped out into the arena at Mullingar to jump for Letterkenny at the finals of the Masters Series. The partnership were met by a deluge of rain whichContinue reading “Cormac realises long-held ambition at stormy Mullingar Masters”

A stalwart supporter’s report on Stradbally 2013

Audrey has penned an excellent account of her emotions and experiences as Libby and Fenway’s chef d’Equipe. In her own words…… The Morning After…….Stradbally! Oh boy! What a fabulous weekend I had. The words ‘You just needed to be there’ spring to mind as I try to express the fabulous time that I had. IContinue reading “A stalwart supporter’s report on Stradbally 2013”

A weekend to remember

Stunning weather, a beautiful location, great company, top competition and a modest degree of success combined to imprint the weekend odyssey to Stradbally on memories for a long time to come. Fenway will probably remember it best for Libby’s rally-driving antics on the motorway near Naas. He survived a hairy episode with just a nickContinue reading “A weekend to remember”

Everybody safely back at base after a great trip to Gurteen

No ribbons but otherwise all reports of the National Hunter Trials indicate that the event was a big success. Enda and Pauric had a great clear round in the Advanced Primary Pairs but their time prevented them from making the placings. The optimum time for AIRC hunter trials will have us all scratching our headsContinue reading “Everybody safely back at base after a great trip to Gurteen”