The infamous “spoons”, documented by Nadine on Saturday night. See the Gallery for the rest of her collection.
As a club we may not excel at dressage, showjumping or any of the conventional riding club disciplines but our weekend excursion to Bundoran proved yet again that we are world beaters when it comes to the fine art of enjoying ourselves. Louise and Libby delayed the start of the action but Fenway arrived sportingContinue reading “A short trip to a different world”
Two slightly conflicting views on the weather for this weekend. I think we’d happily settle for either, given our recent luck with weekends away!
Despite the weather our club’s annual trip away was a very enjoyable weekend filled with adventurous routes through unknown territory though the sand dunes, beach rides, cross country, good food and great craic. This year’s choice of venue at Stracomer Stables ensured we were not going to be beaten by the weather. As the weekendContinue reading “Bundoran 2013”
Audrey has penned an excellent account of her emotions and experiences as Libby and Fenway’s chef d’Equipe. In her own words…… The Morning After…….Stradbally! Oh boy! What a fabulous weekend I had. The words ‘You just needed to be there’ spring to mind as I try to express the fabulous time that I had. IContinue reading “A stalwart supporter’s report on Stradbally 2013”
On the weekend of 11 November, our friends in Springmount Riding Club in Galway are running a trail riding weekend in Connemara. There are several variations on the package and they all sound great. What a pity it’s such a long journey and that it clashes with our league final! Springmount Trail Ride Nov 9-11
Lack of interest has led the Pony Club to shelve their plans to run a bus to the cross country day at Tattersalls on Saturday 2 June. Don’t despair though — luckily for us, Roisin McGee’s family are running a 30-seater bus to the event and you can book with them instead. The cost isContinue reading “Travel to Tattersalls”
The weather came good when we needed it this year and 10 members enjoyed a memorable camping trip in magical Carrickfinn. Most of them are still nursing sore ribs, injured from excessive laughter on a long and lingering Saturday night by a mighty campfire. Spectacular surroundings, great weather, wonderful riding, good eating and priceless company.Continue reading “Magical Carrickfinn worth the two-year wait”
East Donegal Pony Club are organising a group visit to Tattersalls on Saturday 2 June, the exciting cross country day in this international eventing fixture. Luckily for all of us, the trip is open to non-pony-club-members. Here’s the deal: Ticket prices will be no more than €12.00 for an adult or €5.00 for kids agedContinue reading “Tattersalls opportunity”