Carriage Driving Ireland
Promoting the sport of Carriage Driving in Ireland.
A great 2 days training was had by single and pair pony and horse drivers at Kilcoran, Co. Tipperary last weekend under the watchful eye and active encouragement from Jan de Boer (NL). Saturday morning concentrated on dressage, with cones in the afternoon. Sunday...
Dualla event has had a change of venue. The new venue will be Cashel Equestrian Centre, Clonoulty, Cashel, Tippperary, E25 FW35. The date is unchanged. More information concerning entries secretary and classes to follow. Many thanks to the owners and to Don Walsh for...
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...
Carriage Driving Events 2019
|Date||Event||Details / Contact||International|
|January||20th||HSI AGM||Kilashee Hotel, Co. Kildare|
|February||25th||NICDA AGM||RFC, Banbridge|
|March||2nd – 3rd||Training with Libby Priest||Mahon Stables, Portadown / David Morrison (0044(0)7733210313)|
|23rd – 24th March||HP Training (Wilf Bowman-Ripley)||Moorhill Farm, Brannockstown / Terry Logan (0044(0)7802750332)|
|12th – 14th||HP Training (Wilf Bowman-Ripley)||Moorhill Farm, Brannockstown / Terry Logan (0044(0)7802750332)|
|13th||2 Phase Event (Dressage & Cones)||Mahon Stables, Portadown / David Morrison (0044(0)7733210313)|
|20th||Indoor Event||Gilford / Edwin Bryson (0044(0)7780986697)|
|27th||2 Phase Event (Dressage & Cones)||Mahon Stables, Portadown / David Morrison (0044(0)7733210313)|
|May||3rd – 5th||Ashfields (BC Nat.)|
|4th – 5th||Loughguile 2DE||Co. Antrim / Billy Lamont (0044(0)7592536305)|
|8th – 12th||Royal Windsor|
|18th – 19th||HP Training (Wilf Bowman-Ripley)||Moorhill Farm, Brannockstown / Terry Logan (0044(0)7802750332)|
|17th – 19th||Hopetoun (BC Nat.)|
|June||1st||NICDA Club Barndance||Lyons Family|
|1st – 2nd||Laney Valley 2DE||Co. Cork / Martin Spillane (0870665785)|
|8th||Waringstown ODE||Jeffrey Lyons (0044(0)7907555304)|
|15th – 16th|
|28th – 30th||Sandringham|
|July||13th – 14th||Shanes Castle 2DE & BC Regional Qualifier||Terry Logan (0044(0)7802750332) / Eddie Ingram (0044(0)7976545724)|
|27th – 28th||NI Champs||Terryglassog / Alwyn Morrisson (0044(0)7802750332) / David Morrisson (0044(0)7733210313)|
|August||3rd – 4th||Dualla 2DE||Co. Tipperary / Michael Ryan (0866014782)|
|9th – 11th||Lowther|
|17th – 18th||All Ireland Championships & BC Regional Qualifier||Tyan Abbey, Co. Armagh, BT60 4QT|
|31st – 1st||BC Champs, Bywell|
|7th – 8th||Kilbehenny 2DE||Galtee Valley, Co. Limerick / John McMahon (0879160583)|
|11th – 15th||World Horse Pairs Champs|
|14th – 15th||Tandragee 2DE||Alex Bryson (0044(0)7855810582)|
|25th – 29th||World Ponies Champs|
|29th||Glenamaddy World Cup Style Arena Event||Co. Galway / Linda Appelbe (0868179175) / Alan Crowe (0862233487)|