A huge thanks to Orla for photography services on Sunday (and particular thanks from the over-burdened website editor for uploading them to the site!). You can enjoy them in the Gallery. Pictured below: Three of our winners from Sunday’s big day. Congratulations Damien, Tanya and Louise.
Things finally came together for the Derby & Dressage Show this year with the weather really playing along for the first time. We had a wonderful day. Congratulations to all the winners and everybody who participated. Particular congratulations to Damien and Louise who each pulled off the elusive Derby & Dressage double with red rosettes inContinue reading “Wonderful weather, wonderful sport, wonderful club spirit”
The greenfield site of tomorrow’s Derby & Dressage Show took shape last night against the stunning backdrop of Aughnish Island and Lough Swilly. Sunday promises good weather and great competition. We look forward to seeing everybody on the day. Pictured below: How many men does it take to build a jump? (Our banner photo showsContinue reading “Come to the show with a view”
Open and Advanced Open riders will now ride AIRC 51 for their dressage test on Sunday, and not AIRC 40 as originally posted. We will also combine this class with the AI class, with each competitor riding their respective grade’s test.
Marina has summed up all the tasks that need to be done and the people responsible for them in the attached schedule. Make sure you know what you’re doing and fit it in around your competition plans. Derby & Dressage Job List
And the countdown begins… This year’s big event will follow a similar pattern to usual but note that the Derby classes run in the reverse order to standard, beginning with the Open riders and working down the grades to Primary. This will ensure good ground when the obstacles are really big and intimidating. Dressage timesContinue reading “Derby & Dressage Show Schedule, Sunday 15 June”
Your best bet for a review of Sunday’s beach show is the Gaeltacht’s website but before you go reading the report, a huge congratulations to our dressage team of Nadine, Vera, Hazel and Louise who have qualified for the dressage championships in August. Equally well done to Hazel for her victory in the Advanced Primary showContinue reading “Well done dressage team!”
Despite a cracking effort from Leo, Anne, Cormac and Damien, a few rolled poles and unlucky time faults kept us out of the running at today’s team qualifier at Tubberbride. Fielding their usual horde of teams, Benbulben were the only club with a team to finish on a zero score. Tynagh took the wildcard spot andContinue reading “No joy at qualifier as Benbulben head for RDS”
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”
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”