Quick update and dates for your diary

Our derby training day at Marina and Enda’s next weekend has been postponed on account of clashes with several other equestrian events. A new date will be worked out shortly. Mary Finneran is organising a charity ride-out from Hillsborough Farm on Sunday 6 October. Funds will go to children’s cancer care unit who have cared soContinue reading “Quick update and dates for your diary”

Treasure hunting and jumping our way into autumn

How time flies. September beckons this weekend and the club’s quiet period will end as activity steps up in the autumn. Those who have looked for entertainment and activity during August have found it as club life ticked over at a pleasant summer pace. Select groups of members turned out to hunt treasure with FrancisContinue reading “Treasure hunting and jumping our way into autumn”

September weekend away at the seaside : Time to start making plans

This year our weekend away will be to the dry and durable sandunes near Bundoran. There’s no prospect of the ground being so wet that the trip has to be abandoned so you can confidently mark the 7 & 8 September in your calendar in indelible ink. Damien has made arrangements for human and horseContinue reading “September weekend away at the seaside : Time to start making plans”

Lightening leads to Plan B

Although Rathmullan escaped Friday evening’s tropical rain, numerous sightings of forked lightening within shouting distance of the pier led to the cancellation of our watersports activities. Emergency Plan B was instantly activated and all disappointed kayakers and paddle boarders regrouped in the White Harte to drown their sorrows. While it might have been nice toContinue reading “Lightening leads to Plan B”

A weekend to remember

Stunning weather, a beautiful location, great company, top competition and a modest degree of success combined to imprint the weekend odyssey to Stradbally on memories for a long time to come. Fenway will probably remember it best for Libby’s rally-driving antics on the motorway near Naas. He survived a hairy episode with just a nickContinue reading “A weekend to remember”

Fundraiser for Donegal’s young TREC Ireland riders: Table Quiz, Arena 7, Tuesday 27 June

It’s not often that Donegal has representatives wearing the green jacket for their country at international equestrian events. This autumn two young TREC competitors, Lisa Moore and Clodagh Barry, are going to represent their country on the Young Rider team travelling to Vielsalm, Belgium in September to take part in the European TREC Championships, on 6 toContinue reading “Fundraiser for Donegal’s young TREC Ireland riders: Table Quiz, Arena 7, Tuesday 27 June”

***Postponed*** Armchair evening on the saddler’s craft, Friday 8 March

This Friday sees us relax comfortably into armchairs instead torturing ourselves in the saddles that usually lead to hard work and serious exercise. John and Sharon are going to give us an introduction to the craft of the saddler and will also demonstrate correct saddle fitting for horses. You can arrange to bring your horse for guineaContinue reading “***Postponed*** Armchair evening on the saddler’s craft, Friday 8 March”