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”

Are you interested in being on a team for the Audrey Jacob Team Challenge?

The Audrey Jacob team Challenge is one of the biggest events on our riding club calendar and this year, to do justice to Audrey’s memory, we need to win some silverware for the club! We need as many members as possible to participate on teams so please let our dressage and show jumping selectors knowContinue reading “Are you interested in being on a team for the Audrey Jacob Team Challenge?”

January sees club life rekindled

Our riding club years have a comfortably familiar pattern. We recover slowly from the break over Christmas and New Year (bravely interrupted this time by Inishowen’s show) and gradually start setting the mounted wheels in motion to get us to the first big day of the season, the first leg of the NWL on SundayContinue reading “January sees club life rekindled”

Blood pressure set to rise as competition peaks on Sunday

This year’s autumn Northwest League has had one show more than its predecessors to build up excitement in the approach to the final. As if additional excitement was ever needed for such an occasion… First and foremost, our duties as hosts of the final are not to be taken lightly. We need to make sureContinue reading “Blood pressure set to rise as competition peaks on Sunday”

A Friday night drenching and the NWL bookend a varied weekend

There are evenings where it just sounds worse outside than it really is and others where reality greatly exceeds expectations. Friday was one of the latter and there were four drenched riders, four saturated horses and four soggy sets of tack by the time Tracy’s jumping lesson at Cyril’s was brought to an abrupt haltContinue reading “A Friday night drenching and the NWL bookend a varied weekend”

Northwest Autumn League schedule

There are just three weeks to go until the first leg of our Autumn Northwest League, this year with four legs of competition. The first phase takes place on Sunday 19 October and the venue, as always, is Templemore. The format each days is familiar with training rounds interspersed with competitive classes. Remember that the league provides anContinue reading “Northwest Autumn League schedule”

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!”

Competitive schedule for the Autumn with Inishowen RC Show and North West League to look forward to

Our Northwest Autumn League takes on a slightly different profile this year with four legs instead of the former three. Competition will be fierce and the honours will be presented at the Donegal Clubs Dinner Dance, our unmissable night-of-the-year. To fill the competition gap until the league, our Inishowen neighbours are running a show at Lenamore onContinue reading “Competitive schedule for the Autumn with Inishowen RC Show and North West League to look forward to”