Key dates for 2011 club shows confirmed

Orla attended a very constructive regional meeting in distant Tuam yesterday and succeeded in securing the four dates we hoped to get for our club’s shows: Spring Show Sunday 15 May Derby Sunday 10 July Hunter Trial / Crossjump Sunday 4 September Autumn Show Sunday 23 October Dates were also confirmed for the region’s nationalContinue reading “Key dates for 2011 club shows confirmed”

Thrilling victory for the club at our competitive and highly entertaining show

Our autumn show lived up to all expectations with a great turn out, excellent entries and a lot of excitement. The winners of the individual classes were nicely spread out amongst the clubs participating, with Orla on SonnyB and Libby on Armstrong landing the spoils for Letterkenny in the Primary and Intermediate classes respectively. RuthContinue reading “Thrilling victory for the club at our competitive and highly entertaining show”

Schedule for our Autumn League Show & Team Show Jumping Challenge, Saturday 23 October

Rachel has been working out the finer details of our upcoming league show. The date has changed from Sunday 24 to Saturday 23 October but the venue remains the same. The value of a completely indoor set-up was clear last year as the rain pelted relentlessly over the roof of Eglinton. LRC 2010 Autumn League+TeamContinue reading “Schedule for our Autumn League Show & Team Show Jumping Challenge, Saturday 23 October”

Crossjump & Dressage 2010 – another successful event under the club’s belt

It drizzled a lot but it was warm and there were no downpours – good weather by recent standards for our annual crossjump and dressage on Sunday. Attendance was on a par with 2010 despite the absence of many familiar Gaeltacht faces who had either indulged too deeply at a wedding the previous evening orContinue reading “Crossjump & Dressage 2010 – another successful event under the club’s belt”

Something new for Primary show jumpers at our cross jump

Primary riders rejoice – you are going to be allowed out of the sand arena this Sunday! Marina and Keary have devised a course which begins and ends in the arena but brings Primary riders out onto the grass around two of the adjoining fields. The jumps will all be coloured poles with the exceptionContinue reading “Something new for Primary show jumpers at our cross jump”

LRC Crossjump & Dressage, Lenamore, Sunday 25 July

Marina and Keary have all the homework done for our Crossjump & Dressage event on Sunday 25 July. The schedule is complete. Everybody will be called on in the week before the event and on the day itself to undertake all kinds of responsibilities from hammering nails and jump stewarding to taking entries and tottingContinue reading “LRC Crossjump & Dressage, Lenamore, Sunday 25 July”

Summer weather dominates Spring Friendly

The friendly relaxed atmosphere at the club’s Spring Friendly was matched only by the brilliant sunshine and warm breeze at Lenamore. Members from the Donegal Gaeltacht and Tirconaill riding clubs supported the event and took away their fair share of rosettes. A big thank you to Nadine and Damien who coordinated the event and thanksContinue reading “Summer weather dominates Spring Friendly”