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Gransha Equestrian Centre Training Dates Announced

Gransha Equestrian Centre Training Dates Announced

| October 28, 2014

British Horse Society Horse owners Certificate Level 3 course will be starting at Gransha Equestrian Centre on Thursday evenings from 20th November to 11th December and resuming on 8th to 29th January 2015. Following on then in February a Level 2 course will start for 8 evenings. Courses for Riding and Road Safety and training for B .H.S. Stage [...]

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Route Hunt Opening Meet At Limivady

Route Hunt Opening Meet At Limivady

| October 27, 2014

Saturday 25TH Oct was the Route Hunt opening meet of the 2014 – 2015 season. By 12.15pm    27 horses and riders and several followers on foot were ready to set off. Hunt Master Philip White thanked The Scott family for the use of their yard for parking and for allowing the hunt the use of [...]

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Beggs Best Beginner at Laurel View Dressage

Beggs Best Beginner at Laurel View Dressage

| October 27, 2014

The Laurel View Winter Dressage League got off to an excellent start on Sunday 12th October, for Jenny Beggs in particular when she took home not one but two rosettes in the Newcomers class.   JJ and Diane Jones were in top form when Laurel Faloonas scoring placed them top of the walk trot class. [...]

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‘Time Goes Forward’ at Connell Hill Training Show

‘Time Goes Forward’ at Connell Hill Training Show

| October 27, 2014

Connell Hill held the sixth week of their Autumn/Winter Training League Show on Friday night, and with the clocks putting time back it was quite the opposite at this venue as competitors decided it was ‘time’ to go forward aiming higher.  This can be achieved by ‘time’ and help which is readily available on hand [...]

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Route Hunt Enjoy Pre Season Mini Hunt

Route Hunt Enjoy Pre Season Mini Hunt

| October 24, 2014

Saturday 18th October 2014 was the Route Hunt pre season mini hunt at the kennels. A total of 25 riders turned out and this included some hunting for the first time as well as some familiar faces. Before leaving hunt Master Philip White welcomed everyone to the kennels and thanked Huntsman Jonny Butler and joint [...]

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Limepark Annual Winter Horse and Pony Show Jumping League

Limepark Annual Winter Horse and Pony Show Jumping League

| October 24, 2014

Sunday 2nd November 2014 sees, back by popular demand, Lime Park Equestrian‘s Annual Winter Horse & Pony Show Jumping League.  The League will run over 5 consecutive Sundays with the Final being held on Sunday 7th December 14.  Shows will start at 10.30am for Ponies beginning with Beginners followed by 50cms, 65cms, 80cms & 90cms [...]

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Ardnacashel Dressage Spectacular

Ardnacashel Dressage Spectacular

| October 23, 2014

Weeks 4 and 5 of our Dressage League went off smoothly with lots of regulars and new faces in attendance.  Competitors should be very proud of their performances as it has been a stiff competition so far!  We have moved our dressage final to Sunday 2nd November 2014 and we look forward to welcoming both [...]

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Mill Yard Dressage League Goes from Strength to Strength

Mill Yard Dressage League Goes from Strength to Strength

| October 23, 2014

Saturday 11th October saw the Dressage For All Autumn League continue at Mill Yard Equestrian Centre, Anahilt, Hillsborough.  With classes ranging from Intro (walk/trot only) to Preliminary and Novice there was something for everyone and some very nice tests were being ridden. Thanks to everyone who supported the events, to Judge David Patterson (and scribe) and [...]

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‘Paul Ever The Hero’ at Connell Hill

‘Paul Ever The Hero’ at Connell Hill

| October 23, 2014

Connell Hills’ SJI Horse League Show on Saturday saw the rain clouds drift making for a much welcomed dry day following the previous few days down pours.  This unexpected turn in weather heightened spirits of both horse and rider as they undertook their chosen challenges in the indoor arena.  Tracks designed and built, by Mr [...]

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Super derby course at Knockagh

Super derby course at Knockagh

| October 23, 2014

Knockagh View Euestrian Centre held an indoor derby on Sunday competitors thoroughly enjoyed the challenging course designed by Alistair Megahey and some new exciting fences at Knockagh View.  The 60cms class was won in style by Claire Dobbin on Louie with Megan Norton and Tango jumping a fast clear to win the 70cm class.  The [...]

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Pounds for Points League proving popular at Laurel View

Pounds for Points League proving popular at Laurel View

| October 22, 2014

1st October, saw the Laurel View indoor arenas a hive of activity for the first leg of the 12 week Winter Show Jumping League, with the competition continuing to gather pace on the consecutive two weeks. This league is once again being run on a point’s basis, rewarding steady and consistent competitors.  The added incentive [...]

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October Dressage at Mill Yard

October Dressage at Mill Yard

| October 22, 2014

Saturdays 4th October saw the Dressage For All Autumn League taking place at Mill Yard Equestrian Centre, Anahilt, Hillsborough.  With classes ranging from Intro (walk/trot only) to Preliminary and Novice there was something for everyone and some very nice tests were being ridden. Thanks to everyone who supported the events, to Judges Ivor Harper (and scribe!) [...]

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Dutch victory roll continues as Vrieling wins opening Longines at Oslo

Dutch victory roll continues as Vrieling wins opening Longines at Oslo

| October 22, 2014

The Netherlands’ Jur Vrieling produced another spectacular result today when winning the first leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League series at Oslo in Norway. Partnering VDL Zirocco Blue, the 45-year-old rider who played a pivotal role in securing both team gold at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 [...]

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Numbers rise at Ravensdale Lodge as weather takes a turn for the worse

Numbers rise at Ravensdale Lodge as weather takes a turn for the worse

| October 22, 2014

Week ending 19th October 2014, results Ravensdale Lodge Equestrian & Event Centre There were increased attendances at all shows held at Ravensdale Lodge this week as the weather turned more seasonal and combinations sought the comfort of an indoor arena. Thursday’s SJI registered horse show recorded a big increase as did Saturday afternoon’s Horse First [...]

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Connell Hill’s Inspirational Training League Show

Connell Hill’s Inspirational Training League Show

| October 21, 2014

The fifth week of the Training League Show at Connell Hill welcomed competitors to jump challenges ranging from x-poles to 1.0 m classes which saw some super controlled rounds of jumping indoors.  This indoor league offers a huge opportunity inspiring athletes not only to go forward but aim higher, also introduce horses to the competitive [...]

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