This weekend must surely be a record for club activities with action on four consecutive days concluding this evening with our AGM in Tír na Og. Valerie taught two lessons on Friday evening at Templemore. The first was a sedate affair with four earnest pupils on well behaved mounts. The second was a cavalry chargeContinue reading “Hectic weekend in a nutshell”
Thanks to the Donegal Gaeltachts for tracking down this link to Sunday’s hunting photos: Donegal Harriers | Maggies | 10 November 2009.
Sunday sees the beginning of the Donegal Harriers hunting season and the long wait is over for the pack’s large membership. Mick and Leo will be putting the final touches to their hunting seats in Valerie’s lesson tonight while she rolls her eyes to heaven and exclaims for the thousandth time, “How do these peopleContinue reading “Hunting season”
The Ballymacads, one of the country’s most venerable old hunts, is running a hunting extravaganza in Westmeath on Sunday 12 September. The highlight will be the Best Hunting Horse Competition, sectioned Lightweight, Middleweight and Small Horse with a very generous prizefund of €1000 per section. The horses will be judged on conformation, ability and suitabilityContinue reading “Hunting celebration in Ballymacad country”