Running order for Team Show Jumping Qualifier, Sunday 25 May

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”

Donegal Clubs meeting, Tuesday 19 November

Since some form of structural reorganisation of the region is on the agenda, there will be a meeting of the five Donegal clubs this Tuesday evening in Tir na nOg in advance of the western region AGM on Friday at Markree Castle in Sligo. As always, all members are welcome to attend. If you’d like toContinue reading “Donegal Clubs meeting, Tuesday 19 November”

Pulses start to race in anticipation of team show jumping qualifier

The countdown to Sunday’s team show jumping qualifier in Sligo is on. 24 teams will line out on the day for this most hotly contested of all competitions. We’ll be represented by two fine teams, as follows: Damien on Trial and Error Nadine on Molly Anne on (Kiltown Miss) Molly Leo on Cool Cormac onContinue reading “Pulses start to race in anticipation of team show jumping qualifier”

Congratulations Gaeltachts

While several of our regular dressage riders were letting their hair down at Carrickfinn this weekend, the diligent Gaeltachts travelled to Ballinasloe for the regional team dressage qualifier. They hit the jackpot and returned with a great haul of rosettes. One of their two teams qualified by finishing in second place while the second teamContinue reading “Congratulations Gaeltachts”

Cormac flies the club flag at Tubberbride

It’s a long haul from Lenamore to Tubberbride but Cormac and Charlotte made the journey together with some Lenamore-based members of the Inishowen club to compete at Benbulben Riding Club’s Spring Show. Although he wasn’t in the ribbons on the day, he successfully qualified for the Masters Final and looks forward to his date withContinue reading “Cormac flies the club flag at Tubberbride”

Benbulben Riding Club Spring Show & Masters Qualifier, Sunday 5 May

Anybody who wants a dry run for the RDS qualifier at the end of May has a great opportunity this Sunday at Benbulben’s show jumping and dressage show. The event, which doubles as our area’s Masters Series Qualifier, takes place at Kerin’s equestrian centre in Tubberbride, Collooney. There’s always a great attendance and a cracking atmosphereContinue reading “Benbulben Riding Club Spring Show & Masters Qualifier, Sunday 5 May”

Western Region Calendar 2013

Not many members travel too far afield for competitions these days but it’s worth keeping an eye on the Western Region calendar for national qualifiers and Benbulben Riding Club’s events. Sligo is still reasonably achievable. Western Region Calendar 2013 One unfortunate bit of news is that the regional qualifier for the team dressage championships willContinue reading “Western Region Calendar 2013”