Instruction with Mary Finneran, Friday 18 May

Mary Finneran is so busy with her own business at Glenleary Stables that it’s tough for the riding club to grab her for lessons. This Friday we have the opportunity to benefit from her wonderful instruction. Sally is organising the evening’s classes and will divide riders into groups of flatwork and jumping enthusiasts so thatContinue reading “Instruction with Mary Finneran, Friday 18 May”

Fourth and final flatwork lesson with Mary Devine set to conclude excellent series

If you can find a bookmaker to give you odds on the winners of the dressage classes at our show on 6 May, you’d be well advised to back the competitors who have benefitted from flatwork tuition with Mary Devine over the last few weeks. Hazel, Karen, Laura, Finbar, Rachael and Ruth McCrossan, Tanya, Vera, Sharon, John,Continue reading “Fourth and final flatwork lesson with Mary Devine set to conclude excellent series”

Flatwork lessons with Mary Devine continue this Friday evening, 13 April

There’s something for everybody in the club these days. While 10 members focus almost exclusively on Flowerhill this weekend, others in the club will be looking forward to the second of Mary Devine’s flatwork lessons at Harley’s arena in Trentagh. It’s too late now to enter for Flowerhill but you still have time to callContinue reading “Flatwork lessons with Mary Devine continue this Friday evening, 13 April”

Big appetite for flatwork lessons with Mary Devine

There must be plenty of members with guilty consciences who feel they’ve neglected their flatwork over the winter and turned a blind eye to it during the North West League. Vera has only a couple of places left on this Friday evening’s lessons with Mary Devine at Harleys. If you want one of them, contactContinue reading “Big appetite for flatwork lessons with Mary Devine”

Polework lesson with Patricia Warren, Lenamore, Friday 24 February

This Friday sees a return to mounted activity since the North West League takes a break for the weekend. Patricia Warren will give us a lesson in polework, a variation on flatwork which relates very well to our current jumping activity. The lessons will take place at Lenamore. For those of you who don’t haveContinue reading “Polework lesson with Patricia Warren, Lenamore, Friday 24 February”

Formation falls apart but fun remains

With a bumper group of ten riders and a temperamental boom box, Friday evening’s musical ride didn’t turn out quite as Valerie might have expected. But that did nothing to diminish the fun that everybody had as their coordination of physical aids and mental concentration was tested to the full. Rachel and Libby got goldContinue reading “Formation falls apart but fun remains”

Formation riding finale this Friday

With one lesson left in the series, Valerie’s formation riding class is shaping up to deliver a cracking musical formation ride this Friday evening at Harley’s. If you want to participate, contact Rachel on 086 161 7087 by Wednesday. If you’re not riding but feel like an entertaining evening, come along and watch the performance.Continue reading “Formation riding finale this Friday”

Formation riding classes with Valerie beginning this Friday 28 October

It’s about a year since we had any classes with Valerie so many of you will look forward greatly to the series of three formation riding lessons that begins this coming  Friday evening and continues on 3 and 11 November. For those of you who haven’t done it before, think of a cavalry drill. TheContinue reading “Formation riding classes with Valerie beginning this Friday 28 October”