At €5 a head for as many rounds as you care to jump, this Sunday’s training show at Lenamore is great value for anybody who feels like a few coloured poles. It’s a non-riding club event so bring your children, spouse and grandparents. Contact Cormac for further details.
The club has recently received information about Amateur Eventing Classes at Eventing Ireland events. The Amateur classes are suitable for riding club members of Intermediate standard and higher. The three classes are: Amateur EI90 – suitable for Intermediate Riders Amateur EI100 – suitable for Advanced Intermediate Riders Amateur 1 Star – suitable for Open andContinue reading “Eventing Ireland for Amateurs”
Not for the first time we have Liz Potter to thank for some great photos of club members in action cross country. The Donegal Harriers Creeslough meet is a firm favourite on the hunting calendar and visitors are welcomed at the event. With Gaeltacht members Rosaleen Harkin and John McDaid amongst the key players inContinue reading “Wonderful day out in Creeslough”
We’re not the only club to kick back into action as January progresses. There’s quite a lot going on out there and it’s worth checking out what neighbours are up to in case anybody wants to join in the fun. First out of the blocks was definitely Orla with Donegal Trec. Following a groundbreaking 2013Continue reading “Non-riding club activities on the horizon”
Cormac is never one to shy away from a challenge but he’s put his foot down at the prospect of hurling himself out the door of a plane. Notwithstanding this display of sanity, he’s undertaking to do some promotion for the St Vincent de Paul’s planned Charity Parachute Jump. What he most wants is aContinue reading “Fancy a parachute jump?”
While most of the recent competitive focus has been on show jumping, one of our non-jumping members has been ploughing her own furrow at the dressage league at Deanes. And with great success! Congratulations, Vera, on winning your class at the weekend and finishing top of the league in your division. That’s a great achievement.
Cormac, who contributes a huge amount of time and effort to St Vincent de Paul, is keen to field a team or two of riding club members at the Letterkenny Lions Club annual table quiz this Thursday, 21 November. The quiz takes place at the Golf Club and promises a wealth of excellent prizes onContinue reading “Table quiz, Thursday 21 November”
Anybody who hasn’t yet seen the photos of the recent fundraising ride-out from Hillsborough Farm will enjoy the collection posted on the Glenleary website. The shots were taken by Gillian and Annette and capture better than any words the beauty and spirit of the day. Well done everybody and thank you for a memorable afternoon.
Several of our members benefitted from Kelda’s tuition at Templemore earlier in the year. She is now restarting her Tuesday night fixture and you should contact her on 086 834 9406, if you’re interested in joining in. This is not a riding club session so is open to all ages.
Nobody knows better than Mary Finneran how to organise a ride-out and barbeque. This Sunday’s event at Hillsborough Farm near Ramelton offers options for all levels of riders (and horses), as well as entertainment for the unmounted followers with their canine friends. Depending on your level of ambition, the rides kick off at 12 noon,Continue reading “Guaranteed enjoyment at Hillsborough Farm Charity Ride, Sunday 6 October”