Tir Conail champions as curtain comes down on 2-phase

Blustery weather and cold showers couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm evident at Gordon’s Bay as riders squared up to Liz and Ryan’s testing course at the final of the 2018 North West Riding Clubs 2-phase and dressage league. The dressage arena, set out in their spacious sand arena, was tough to ride good tests in asContinue reading “Tir Conail champions as curtain comes down on 2-phase”

Calendar in a nutshell

There was a lot of calendar planning at our recent club meeting — a well-attended and sociable gathering at Tir na nOg. This Friday we go to Ramelton for a bowls evening with Cecil and Tanya. Two days later, one of the highlights of the coming quarter is undoubtedly the Audrey Jacob Northwest Team Challenge on Sunday, 24Continue reading “Calendar in a nutshell”

Annual General Meeting approaching fast: Friday 7 November

Another year almost down! Our club’s annual general meeting takes place each year in early November, ahead of the Western Region’s AGM. This year we’re sticking to our familiar Friday evening social format in Tir na nOg. Everybody is encouraged to attend. It only works if the membership turns up and we have the opportunityContinue reading “Annual General Meeting approaching fast: Friday 7 November”

Formation riding evening to look forward to on Friday 23 October

It’s a couple of years now since we enjoyed military drill with Valerie. Sounds intimidating? Not one bit! There are few activities that are so enjoyable yet lead to such an improvement in our riding and our horse’s way of going than formation riding. Come along and find out what it’s all about. The evening willContinue reading “Formation riding evening to look forward to on Friday 23 October”

What happens in Bundoran…

What happens in Bundoran stays in Bundoran… or so we thought. The tales of Paddy’s missing trousers, Hazel’s Brown Eamon, Marina’s thoroughbred cob and Damien’s late night sleepwalk have already travelled north of the gap. So there is no need for Omerta. Louise captured all the memorable moments – or so we thought – on herContinue reading “What happens in Bundoran…”