Jumping lessons with Jackie, Monday evenings, Templemore

Friday nights in Templemore are booked fairly solidly by one of the pony clubs so Cormac has had to think creatively about pre-league jumping lessons in the arena. In a change from routine, lessons will take place on Monday 7 October and Monday 21 October, and will be run jointly for ourselves and the Inishowen Riding Club.Continue reading “Jumping lessons with Jackie, Monday evenings, Templemore”

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”

Opportunity to train with Patricia Warren

Tanya has masterminded the next series of Friday evening lessons and many members will be delighted to have the opportunity to train again in jumping with Patricia Warren. It’s not a million months until the beginning of the Northwest Autumn League so this could be a great opportunity to start preparing mentally as well asContinue reading “Opportunity to train with Patricia Warren”

Numbers stack up for Regional Training Day *updated with times*

With 58 riders signed up for the training day at Cloncaw this Sunday, Rachael McCrossan has her work cut out organising the lessons. Most riders plan to do three coaching sessions meaning that an additional instructor has had to be drafted in to cope with the numbers. Members from clubs in other areas such asContinue reading “Numbers stack up for Regional Training Day *updated with times*”

Watersports evening in Rathmullan, Friday 26 July

Plans are becoming clear for the watersports activities on Friday 26 July in Rathmullan. Adventure One will teach us paddle-boarding while Rathmullan Sailing & Watersports School will put us through our kayaking paces. We’ll have to leave dinghy sailing until another day since the boats are not available that evening. Five people can kayak and five people can paddleContinue reading “Watersports evening in Rathmullan, Friday 26 July”

Connecting horse and rider at Glenleary

Friday evening’s session at Glenleary was conducted in Mediterranean conditions but both riders and horses put in maximum effort to make best use of Mary’s tuition time. Tanya in particular really enjoyed this series of lessons. She put it very well when she said that, whatever it is about Mary, she can get rider and horseContinue reading “Connecting horse and rider at Glenleary”