Congratulations to the John Ledingham Team ” The Mighty Islands” who came 1st place in the the IPC Festival in Barnadown. The team included Angelica McGee, Lauren Spencer, Emma Carton and Ava Dowley. Also the John Ledingham Island Flyers Cassey McDonald, Kerri McDonald , Brooke Carey and Noah Furlong put in a fantastic performance.
Also congratulations to the U12 Alice Mernagh team the “Island Stars”, Caoimhe Spacey, Alexandra Cassidy, Laoise Mellon and Brendan Noctor who took second place on the day. The “Island Unicorns” team including Lucy Bailey, Kate Jones, Rosie Bailey and Kayla Brennan, also gave a fine performance for the U12’s.
Well done to Alison Dunne came 3rd in the Combined Training event and the Pure Dressage team who came 4th place included Millie McBride, Lauren Spencer, Sophie Orr and Clodagh O’Dowd.
Great success for the club this year. Congratulations everyone and well done.
Above: Combined Training Team who took 4th place in the 2021 Event.
Day 1 of Pony Camp got off to a flying start with approx. 75 riders taking part. Ponies were all looking great and ready for a packed week of fun and learning in the fabulous venue of Barnadown. Dressage, Cross Country, Show Jumping and Stable Management were all part of todays activites with our highly experienced instructors.
A special visit by the Garda Mounted Unit and the Island Hunt Hounds made the day even more exciting for the riders.
Huge congratulations to Caoimhe Spacey, Alison Dunne, Isabell Walsh, Susan O’Brien, April O’Connor, Zoe Poole and Alexandra Cassidy on passing their C-Test this week.
Thank you to Alma Byrne (Instructor) and Christine Byrne from Butterfly Farm Equestrian, Camolin, Co Wexford for their commitment and hard work. Also a huge thank you to the event organiser, Marie McDonald.
Both Members and Instructors have been working very hard over the past few months in preparation for the test and we are delighted to see that they all passed successfully.
Well done again and thank you to everyone involved.