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Well done to everyone who braved the wet & windy weather today to attend the second leg of the Spring League.  Big congratulations to our newest member Cassandra McGee & Liath on winning their first riding club intermediate jump off, also to Ryan & King Bud on acheiving their first ever double clear round in the Advanced Primary class.

Results are available by clicking on the links below-

Results Week 2 |  week 2 results

Points Table | Spring League 2016 -points table week 2

The next show takes place in one weeks time on Sunday 14th February, don’t forget this show is also a ‘Masters Series’ qualifier ( intermediate & above) and there will also be fun Novelty Classes on offer for all grades. 

*Important*   Our club will be running the next show so please make every effort to attend and help out on the day.

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Yesterday saw a great start to our annual Spring League, there was a great attendance and it was lovely to see lots of new faces both human & equine !!! We’d like to welcome our new and youngest member Cassandra McGee to the club who made her debut in the competitive intermediate class and managed a very respectable 6th place.

Well done to everyone who took part , the next leg takes place in two weeks time on Sunday 7th February.

The points table & results are available by clicking on the links below.

 

Results Week 1 | week 1 results

Points Table | Spring League 2016 -points table

 

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Club Training

There will be club training this Wednesday 9th December at 7:30pm in Anne Harkins Arena, Falcarragh. Our subject this week will be a “Musical Ride” which promises to be great fun , the cost will be €10 pp, please RSVP to Tina to confirm your place .

AIRC club membership renewals are now due for the new year. This year our renewal fee remains @€80 per person , to ensure your membership is processed in time for the start of Spring League on Sunday 31st January please return your fee to secretary Trisha before Monday 14th December .

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AIRC headquarters have asked us to remind members that (BS) EN1384 standalone hats are being phased out from the 1st January 2016.

If you are buying a new hat, please make sure that it has the PAS 015 standard mark or ASTM F1163 or Snell 2001 or AS/NZS 3838 and is Kitemarked, as the EN1384 standard alone will not be approved in 2016. All riding helmets must be retagged in 2016.

Yet again Ruth & Rachael have provided the NW sub-region clubs with another successful & extremely memorable night out of fun, fine dining and dodgy dancing.  This year saw a change of venue to Gallaghers Hotel on the main street and also the new addition of the “photo booth” which gave members the opportunity to take home some photographic evidence of the evenings carry on , some of them looking slightly worse for wear after several alcoholic beverages had been consumed!!  The photo booth was very popular & a great success which we will hopefully provide again next year.
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PRIZE GIVING RESULTS

Horsey Oscars
Letterkenny RC | Enda McClafferty
Inishowen RC | Sharon Margey
Donegal Gaeltacht RC | Mickey McHugh
Tirconail RC | Ultan Doherty

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LEADING RIDERS DRESSAGE
Primary |Louise Edwards – Letterkenny RC
Adv Primary|Liz Potter- Donegal Gaeltacht RC
Intermediate|Lauren McLaughlin – Inishowen RC
Adv Intermediate + Above|Emily Schneider – Donegal Gaeltacht RC
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LEADING RIDERS SHOWJUMPING & CROSS COUNTRY
60cm class|Oliver Lafferty/ Emma Curran- Inishowen RC
Primary|Sharon Margey – Inishowen RC
Adv Primary|Liz Potter – Donegal Gaeltacht RC
Intermediate|Roseleen McGinley – Donegal Gaeltacht RC
Adv Intermediate+Above|Emily Schneider – Donegal Gaeltacht RC

Club of the Year | Letterkenny RC

 

Many thanks again to Ruth & Rachael for all their hard work organising the dinner dance, printing & selling tickets etc,  looking forward to next years already !!

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AGM

Last night Wednesday 25th November saw us gather together in the familiar comfy surroundings of the Ostan loch Altan for our AGM. It was a very productive evening and apart from the usual election of officers & tea drinking, a lot of interesting new ideas were put forward for the club to move actively forward in 2016 . The club will be sponsoring two new cross country fences for Liz & Ryan’s course in Carrigart, we also decided to try an attempt a more regular club training schedule on a 2 weekly basis, training will be organised by Tina details to follow shortly. We also hope to organise more regular ride outs in 2016.

The election of officers for 2016 are as follows –

Chairman – Lawrence Smyth
Secretary- Trisha Warren
Treasurer- Liz Potter

Chief Safety Officer- Rudy Schneider
Child Welfare Officer- Mickey McHugh
Website & PRO- Rosaleen Harkin/ Liz Potter
Training officer- Tina McGee

We will be holding our first horseback Christmas treasure hunt over the festive holidays , full details TBC, we will also be having a Christmas night out on Tuesday 22nd December, venue TBC. Club membership renewals are now due for 2016 the fees remain at €80 , please forward your money to Trish before 13th December .

Well done to everyone who braved the damp weather on Sunday to attend the Final leg of this years Autumn League.  Full results are available by clicking on the links below, tickets for the Annual Riding Clubs dinner dance are still available from Ruth or Rachael McCrossan.  There was also an attendance prize draw for all riders who attended all 4 shows , the lucky winner was our own member John McDaid who won a Topaz Fuel Voucher.

Results Final |  https://packie1.files.wordpress.com/2015/11/autumn-league-2015-final.pdf

Points Table Final | https://packie1.files.wordpress.com/2015/11/autumn-league-2015-points-table.pdf

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Well done to everyone who took part in yesterdays second leg of our Autumn League, many thanks to Tirconail Riding club for running the show .  Our next leg takes place in two weeks time on Sunday 1st November, with the grand final being held a week later on the 8th November.

The points table to date is available by clicking on the link below-

Results Week 2 | Autumn League 2015- week 2

Points Table | Autumn League 2015 – Points table

Well done to everyone who took part in today’s first leg of the Autumn League, the next leg takes place in 2 weeks time on Sunday 18th October. Results available by clicking on links below-

Results Week 1 |  Autumn League 2015 – week 1

Points Table Week 1 | Autumn League 2015 – Points table

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It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Rector Dr. Noel Warren (retired) father of our club secretary Trisha. Our sympathies are with you all at this difficult time , may he rest in peace.

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