A beautiful sunny autumn day kick started the Showjumping League at Deane’s Equestrian Centre on Sunday last, 23rd.
Kirsten Rice and her young horse ‘Brody’ made their debut jumping a lovely round just picking up 4 faults.
Dominika Czibla jumped a great clear round on Meenarilagh in the 40cms class. Freya Moohan and Hollie Bradley went up a level both jumping 50 and 60cms on Tango and collected clear round rosettes for all they’re efforts. Amy Gardner had the ride on Uisce and flew around to get their clear in the 50’s. Rebecca Morrow and Lincoln and Christina Gysling and Merrylegs jumped well despite their illegal dismount. Leah Ward and Saoirse Doherty travelled from Dungloe to compete with Beauty and Gortahork Solvig both picking up rosettes for their great rounds.
The summer league champ Ally McClay and Jayzee started off well again to clock up two double clear rounds. Kelly Ann McGrath rode Lacey for the first time in competition got clear in 70cms unfortunate 4 faults in 80s.
Mark Ward and ‘Wild Child’ rode in three classes 80/90/1m going clear in the first two. Martin McGowan rode his horse ‘Jacko’ in the 90 and 1m classes and took two clear round rosettes home.
Next leg of the league will be the 6th Nov, 13th, 20th, 27th Nov. Final on the 4th Dec. Horse and rider compete in 3 classes of the same height to qualify for the Final.