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”
This year’s regional training day has been organised with accustomed proficiency by the McCrossan sisters and takes place at Dirraw Farm near Ballymoney on Sunday 27 July. It offers an unbeatable line-up of instructors with Charles Maudlin, Gary Marshall and Mandy King booked for the day. Participants may take two lessons in total in one orContinue reading “Date for your Diary : Regional Training Day, Sunday 27 July”
The next meeting of the Donegal clubs takes place on Tuesday this week at Tir na nOg. Topics to cover include the regional dressage qualifier, training day and other summer events. Everybody is welcome to attend. If you can’t attend but would like an issue addressed, contact Cormac or Libby in advance of the meeting.
No time for a full report just now but a very, very big thank you to everybody who contributed to making yesterday’s Northwest Team Dressage & Show Jumping Challenge the fun, sporting, club-spirited event that it’s intended to be. Very well done to the Geltachts on two magnificent victories. Enjoy the cups while you haveContinue reading “Well done Gaeltachts, worthy victors at another wonderful Team Challenge”
Dressage times for Sunday are now published. Please make sure that you are ready in good time to ride your test punctually. This year the Dressage Challenge takes place indoors in the warm-up arena. It’s a great opportunity to ride your test in excellent conditions without the worry of Eglinton’s usual palette of distractions. Let’sContinue reading “Dressage test times for NW Team Challenge”
And the teams competing for the honour of their clubs are as follows: NW Challenge 2014 Show Jumping Teams NW Challenge 2014 Dressage Teams Dressage times will follow shortly and the draw for the running order of show jumping teams will be made today.
Just so that everybody can start focusing on the future again, here’s the schedule for our much-loved Northwest Team Challenge which takes place at Eglinton on Sunday 27 April. NW Team Challenge 2014_Schedule Please contact Francis (show jumping chef d’equipe) and Vera (dressage chef d’equipe), if you hope to participate. We have our dressage silverware to defend and needContinue reading “Northwest Team Dressage & Show Jumping Challenge, Sunday 27 April”
A very big thanks to Liz Potter for her excellent work on the points table over the course of the league. Here are the fruits of her labour: NWL 2014 Results | Week 4 Final NWL 2014 Points Table | Week4 Final And a massive thanks to Sally for turning up with her both herContinue reading “Photos and full results from NWL Final”
Our next Donegal Clubs meeting takes place on Thursday this week, not on Tuesday as originally planned. Everybody is welcome at Tir na nOg.
Subject to the suitability of the date for our neighbouring clubs, the next meeting of the Donegal clubs will take place at Tir na nOg on Tuesday 11 March. Subjects covered will include the final of the league, upcoming events such as the Team Dressage & Show Jumping Challenge, regional qualifiers, etc. All members areContinue reading “Donegal Clubs meeting, Tuesday 11 March”