Regional rosettes to be awarded at Bowling evening, this Friday 7 February

We’ve already reported the haul of rosettes transported by Lawrence back to Donegal on behalf of our members. These ribbons and prizes will be officially handed over and their recipients duly congratulated at this Friday’s bowling evening at Arena 7. Try to make it for the ceremony, even if you can’t stay for the wholeContinue reading “Regional rosettes to be awarded at Bowling evening, this Friday 7 February”

Happy New Year (and remember to renew your membership!)

Christmas has come and gone and we’re already firmly rooted in the new year with sights set on a full 12 months of equestrian activity. Horses and riders might be a bit rusty after weeks of the festive season and generally truly atrocious weather conditions but there’s lots to look forward to. To get upContinue reading “Happy New Year (and remember to renew your membership!)”

Pre-Christmas Wii evening, Saturday 21 December

Nadine and Damien’s first Wii evening was the stuff of legend. Anybody who survived with their pride in tact and their sides not split from laughter can tell the tale. The experience can be enjoyed for a second time on Saturday 21 December. Text either Damien or Nadine in advance to let them know whetherContinue reading “Pre-Christmas Wii evening, Saturday 21 December”

Not to be missed: Donegal Clubs Dinner Dance & Horsey Oscars, Saturday 30 November

Next Saturday, 30 November, is one of the most eagerly anticipated evenings on the equestrian world’s social calendar. It’s time for our 2nd Annual Donegal Riding Clubs Dinner Dance & Awards. If last year’s inaugural event is anything to go by, we’re in for a truly great night of food, conversation, dancing and good old-fashionedContinue reading “Not to be missed: Donegal Clubs Dinner Dance & Horsey Oscars, Saturday 30 November”

Catching up on club activities

With action on several different fronts over the past 10 days, it’s easy enough to move on to something new without pausing to reflect on what’s just happened. Audrey and Tanya’s bowls night in Ramelton recently was a wonderful social evening with the kind of tight competition, scarcely controlled egos and rapid-fire quips that defiedContinue reading “Catching up on club activities”

AGM *and Awards* take earlier date this year, Friday 1 November

In an effort to comply with the western region’s wishes, our AGM will take earlier this year than in previous times. Friday 1 November is the date for this generally sociable get-together during which we reflect on the activities of the past 12 months and chart the course for the next riding club year. AllContinue reading “AGM *and Awards* take earlier date this year, Friday 1 November”

Bowls evening in Ramelton, Friday 18 October

It’s time again to leave the horses at home and head out for a purely social evening in Ramelton where Audrey has organised one of her much-loved bowls evenings. The cut-throat competitive session will take place at the Makemie Hall behind the presbyterian church beginning at 8pm. Feel free to bring a friend. Let AudreyContinue reading “Bowls evening in Ramelton, Friday 18 October”

Guaranteed enjoyment at Hillsborough Farm Charity Ride, Sunday 6 October

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”