Once again the young riders were out in force at Deanes Equestrian Centre for week 2 of the dressage league.
Despite the rain a good day was had by all the riders and nearly all improved on their scores from the first week.
In Class 1a Sophie McBrearty took first in the lead rein class. Hollie Bradley once again took to spot on Meenarillagh in Class 1b with a superb score of 65.38 %.
In Class 2 Lily Wilcox on Truffles practiced hard all week and the work paid off as she came 1st with a score of 62.00%. Damaris Scott took 2nd place with a good score of 59.00%.
Class 3 was all Bridin Walsh’s as she rode Hillbilly Rocky with a calm and near perfect test to get the highest score of the day with 67.00% and take 1st place.
Class 4 saw some great competition as some new riders challenged for places in the class which was won by Marie Molloy on Conal Watters’s Connemara Pony Patch with a score of 66.07%.
Class 5 was won by Kathie Boyle with another high score of 63.79% while Lucy Stewart rode a great test and got a score of 60.34%.
The Dressage League continues in June, date to be confirmed. The winner will be the same rider and horse combination riding in the same test with the highest combined score from the 3 days of competition. For further details contact Alax on (074) 9737160 or check Deanes Farm page on Facebook.
Class 1a (leadrein)
1st Sophie McBrearty, Kilcar, Truffles
Class1b: 1st Hollie Bradley, Killybegs, Meenarilagh; 2nd Darragh O’Donnell, Donegal, Harry; Joint 3rd Cassey-Lee Hegarty, Stranorlar, Yankee
3rd Rebecca McClafferty, Kilcar, Yankee
Class 1c (Adults): Alex Coyle, Bundoran, Sam
Class 2: 1st Lily Wilcox, Mountcharles, Truffles; 2nd Damaris Scott, Donegal, Emmett; 3rd Rebecca Morrow, Donegal, Yankee; 4th Ally McClay, Donegal, Meenarilagh; 5th Lauern Bradley, Inver, Jayzee; 6th Maddie Tudor Edmonds, Donegal, Bertie
Class 3: 1st Bridin Walsh, Dungloe, Hillbilly Rocky
Class 4 1st Marie Molloy, Portnoo, Patch; 2nd Kathie Boyle, Dunkineely, Uisce; 3rd Cyndi Graham, St.John’s Pt, Dougal; 4th Corina Schirmer, Ardara, Dewy; 5th Lucy Stewart, Mountcharles, Dedo; 6th Alex Coyle, Rossnowlagh, Sam; 6th Marie Hainsworth, Mountcharles, Sandy.
Class 5: 1st Kathie Boyle, Dunkineely, Uisce; 2nd Lucy Stewart, Mountcharles, Dedo