We finish off 2021 looking back at a flurry of rosettes, first shows, first wins, personal bests and a National Champion to add to the list!

To each and every competitor who went out there, we are proud of your achievements. We hope that the year to come brings as much fun, success and enjoyment as the one that passed.

Happy New Year.

Homebred Ballyj Elsa qualified for National Development Series Final.

Travelling to Tipperary EC, the young 6yr old mare ridden by Sinead McGrath produced a wonderful test to claim her qualifiying place in the final on Dec 11th, placing second in a very hot class. The talented duo then entered another qualifier on November 14th claiming another top three placing in the 6 Yr Old Elementary with a super score of over 70%. They also claimed 2nd place in the open Elementary Championship class with a score of over 71%.

Best of luck to this wonderful partnership for the final on Dec 11th in Greenogue.

National Champion.

Rebecca McGrath riding her mare Tickerlevan Sunrise claimed the Dressage Ireland Novice Junior Category 2 Championship in Barnadown over the weekend 24-26th of September 2021.

A fantanstic achievement for a hardworking young rider, who is trained by Sinead, seen in the picture above being presented with her prize by Joe Reynolds Horse Sport Ireland Chairperson.

Sinead also had the homebred Ballyj Elsa competing and this pair placed in the ribbons in all their classes and took the a podium place on the last evening with a 3rd place in the Elementary Freestyle.