Plans for our Spring Show falling into place

Our Spring Show on Sunday 6 May is creeping up fast and the basic plans are now in place. The event will take place at Lenamore and will feature show jumping and dressage. Patricia Warren will judge in the jumping arena while Jackie MacPherson will adjudicate on our dressage achievements. Although Damien and Nadine areContinue reading “Plans for our Spring Show falling into place”

Springbulben steal the cup but Letterkenny keep plenty of red rosettes in the county

On a day when rain teemed relentlessly from the sky,” The Show With The Roof” provided excellent entertainment as riders from Galway, Mayo, Sligo and Donegal fought it out in some thrilling competitions. None was more closely contested than the Northwest Team Show Jumping Challenge. With just the Advanced Intermediates left to jump, there wereContinue reading “Springbulben steal the cup but Letterkenny keep plenty of red rosettes in the county”

Time for teambuilding **change to team formats**

Just ten days to go until our Autumn Show at Eglinton on Saturday 22 October. Last year’s event was a mighty success with the biggest ever turn out of riders from our own club. Our Donegal neighbours turned up in numbers also and we welcomed a few visitors from as far afield as Galway andContinue reading “Time for teambuilding **change to team formats**”

Schedule for our Autumn League Show and Northwest Team Challenge

To remind everybody what all this show jumping training is tuning us up for, here’s the schedule for our Autumn Show at Eglinton on Saturday 22 October. LRC 2011 Autumn League+Team Challenge Rachel and Martina are the event coordinators and have everything in place for a great day’s competition. Francis will be the chief teamContinue reading “Schedule for our Autumn League Show and Northwest Team Challenge”

Details confirmed for Friday’s lessons

Plans have been finalised for the upcoming series of Friday evening lessons at Glenleary. The 7pm lesson each evening will focus on flatwork with the 8pm and 9pm sessions concentrating on jumping. Mary Finneran will teach all the classes. Please book immediately with Erica on 083 370 9333 if you wish to participate. Parking isContinue reading “Details confirmed for Friday’s lessons”

Lenamore the scene of a great day’s competition

The Intermediate riders are generally seen as the favoured ones — they don’t have to get up too early and they don’t get home too late. But riding later in the day can have its disadvantages and on Sunday the Primary and Advanced Primary riders had the last laugh as they watched their higher gradedContinue reading “Lenamore the scene of a great day’s competition”

Sights set on September’s hunter trial and dressage show

No sooner was Marina home from the Horse Show than she pulled on her wellingtons and joined Cormac for a reconnaissance mission to Lenamore on Tuesday. A year on from our last competitive event at the venue, they found the course in remarkably good condition. They closely examined the new derby bank which they describeContinue reading “Sights set on September’s hunter trial and dressage show”

Update on our September and October shows

Our event coordinators are busily working away behind the scenes putting the plans in place for our two remaining shows in 2011. Our hunter trial event at Lenamore on Sunday 4 September will now feature dressage as well as the central cross country event. The dressage judge has not yet been confirmed but we knowContinue reading “Update on our September and October shows”