Carriage Driving Ireland
Promoting the sport of Carriage Driving in Ireland.
Best of luck to the Irish drivers competing at Hopetoun this week: Denise Taylor - Novice Pony Kris Rohrssen - Novice Pony Dominic Muldoon - Novice Horse Richard Logan - Pony Pairs Dorothy Kelly - FEI Single Horse Folke Rohrssen - FEI Horse Pairs
Depending on sufficient numbers, there will be a World Cup-style event on Sunday 29th September at the Glenamaddy District Ploughing and Agricultural Show, Glenamaddy, Co. Galway. The competition will take place in a dedicated arena in a spectator-friendly location....
There are 4 training sessions with Wilf Bowman-Ripley available this Friday at Moorhill in Brannockstown, Co. Kildare. €50 per session, various times available. Contact Sarah on 0868180060 to book.
Regretfully, due to a combination of factors, we have taken the very difficult decision to cancel the Cuffesgrange 2019 event. We thank everyone who has helped over the years to make Cuffesgrange a success and all the competitors who made the event such a memorable...
Please note that the date of Cuffesgrange has changed to 15th & 16th June. Ballymahon (22nd & 23rd June) will be running as a fun day either that weekend or an alternative - spaces will be limited. The date of Ardfinnan will change also (new date TBC).
UPDATED DATES High Performance team training with Wilf Bowman-Ripley will take place at Moorhill, Brannockstown on the following dates: 23-24 March, 13-14 April & 18-19 May. Priority will be given to drivers intending to travel in 2019 & to those booking all...
There will be three training weekends with Wilf Bowman Ripley again this year: 23rd-24th March, 13th-14th April, 3rd weekend TBC. All weekends will be held at Moorhill. Drivers can register their interest with Terry Logan, Ger Hennessy or Sarah Mullins. Spaces are...
A few announcements: 📣The HSI Carriage Driving AGM will be held on Sunday 20th January in the Kilashee Hotel (not the Keadeen as before) 📣If anybody has a Surrey Carriage, aschool in Carrick on Shannon is looking to rent one for their production of Oklahoma (send a...
November training clinic with JAN DE BOER at Kilcoran (Tipperary Driving Team / Folke and Annika Rohrssen E21D403) on November 10 & 11. There are a few places left but also every member is welcome to come and watch! We will drive singles and pairs, tandem, ponies...
Now that the 2018 season has finished we are looking to the 2019 season. The following dates have been scheduled for HSI and NICDA events: Ardfinnan - 18th & 19th May (TBC); Laney Valley - 1st & 2nd June; Cuffesgrange - 8th & 9th June; Ballymahon - 22nd...
Carriage Driving Events 2018
|Date||Event||Details / Contact||International|
|February||18th||HSI AGM||Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge, Co. Kildare|
|21st||NICDA AGM||Meadows Equestrian Centre|
|24th – 25th||Training (Jan de Boor)||Cahir / Folke Rohrrsen (0862597280)|
|March||24th – 25th||HP Training (Wilf Bowman-Ripley)||Moorhill Farm / Terry Logan (0044(0)7802750332)|
|April||7th – 8th||HP Training (Wilf Bowman-Ripley)||Moorhill Farm / Terry Logan (0044(0)7802750332)|
|May||4th – 6th||Ashfield (BC Nat.)|
|12th – 13th||Royal Windsor|
|19th – 20th||HP Training (Wilf Bowman-Ripley)||Moorhill Farm / Terry Logan (0044(0)7802750332)|
|24th – 27th||Hopetoun (BC Nat.)|
|June||2nd – 3rd|
|9th – 10th||Laney Valley||Martin Spillane (0870665785)|
|9th||Tandragee||Lewis Black (0044(0)7801898299)|
|15th – 17th||Cricklands (BC Nat.)|
|23rd – 24th||Bobstock, Toomebridge||Robert McNeill (0044(0)7802631252)|
|30th – 1st||Sandringham (BC Nat.)|
|July||7th – 8th||Shanes Castle||Terry Logan (0044(0)7802750332) / Eddie Ingram (0044(0)7976545724)|
|14th – 15th|
|28th – 29th||NI Champs & BC Regional Qualifier||Waringstown / Billy McCombe (0044(0)7968144202) / Lewis Black (0044(0)7801898299)|
|August||4th – 5th||Dualla||Michael Ryan (0866014782)|
|10th – 12th||Lowther (BC Nat.)|
|18th – 19th|
|24th – 26th||All Ireland Champs & FEI2*||Cuffesgrange / Ger Hennessy (0872431413)|
|28th – 2nd||Horse Singles & Para World Champs,
|Sept||1st – 2nd|
|8th – 9th||Ballymahon||Linda Appelbe (0868179175) / Alan Crowe (0862233487)|
|14th – 16th||BC Champs (Cricklands)|