Riding Club - News
7/6/04: Congratulations to the following
people who have received blues awards for the season.
7/6/04: We will be going on a beach ride
on Sunday 13th June. This is for experienced riders only. Cost is
£30, and we will be meeting at the Students' Union at 9.15am on
Sunday. If you would like to go, please email
4/6/04: Our end of year dinner will take
place on Friday 11 June. We will meet at 7.15pm at the sofas in the
Student's Union. Please everyone come along.
26/4/04: Unfortunately the Western Riding
Trip due to take place on Sunday 2nd Mayhas had to be cancelled as the
horses had a virus.
30/3/04: Our AGM will take place on
Wednesday 5th May. At the meeting, our committee for next year will be
chosen, so if you like to be on it, please come along.
30/3/04: We are planning a Western Riding
Trip, which will take place on Sunday 2nd May. Details have yet
to be finalised, but will probably include a lesson in Western Riding,
and trail riding in Tollymore Forest. Cost is likely to be around
£50. This trip is suitable for both experienced riders as well as
beginners/novices, as the centre will split the groups. If you would be
interested in going, please email
us asap. Futher details of the centre can be found by clicking here.
23/2/04: Congratulations to all who took
part in the National Equestrian Intervarsity Championships at the
weekend. Jenni Parker won the dressage competition, beating 70 others,
the prix caprilli team finished third out of twenty teams, and the club
finished 6th out of all the universities and colleges taking part. Full
results can be downloaded here.
2/2/04: Thanks to all wanted to go on the
First Aid Course. Unfortunately we can only send two people, and this
year it will be attended by Rachael Leonard and Lorna Stewart. The Web
Design Course will be attended by Gareth Kelly.
Update: We are now able to send two extra people. These will be
Janette Campbell and Jane Moore.
29/1/04: There will be a First Aid Course
on Tuesday 17th and Thursday 19th February from 6-9pm (both sessions
must be attended). The club can send two members to this, due to the
high risk nature of the sport. If you would like to be considered,
please email us asap.
28/1/04: Thanks to all those who took part
in the trials for the Intervarsities. The teams are as follows:
|Prix Caprilli 1
|Prix Caprilli 2
13/1/04: A "Web Site Design and
Maintenance" Course will be taking place on 24th and 26th February from
6-9pm. If anyone would be interested in attending this course with a
view to taking over the maintenance of the website, please let us know
7/1/04: Trials for this year's
intervarsities will take place on Wednesday
28th January at 2pm. The intervarsties are taking place in
Dublin on 20th-23rd February. For events, please see the Competitions page. If you would
like to go to the trials, please email
me by Monday 26th January, along
with the event you
would like to take part in.
10/12/03: The last lesson of this year will
take place on Wednesday 17th December. Lessons will recommence on
Wednesday 4th February.
10/11/03: We are planning a trip to the
International Horse Show at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast on Friday 28th
November (evening performance). If you would like to go on this, the
cost is £27.50, and I need names and money as soon as possible,
but at the latest by Monday 17th November.
10/11/03: Good luck to Karen Rollins, Jane
Moore, Gareth Kelly and Brian O'Melia, who are representing the club at
the National Intervarsity Tetrathlon this weekend in Bray.
28/10/03: The dates for this year's
intervarsities have been confirmed as 20th-23rd February. For more
details of this competition, please see the Competitions Page. If you would be interested in
competing, please think about it now, so you will know when we start
looking for people.
28/10/03: The forest ride this year will
take place on Sunday 9th November in Tollymore Forest. Cost is
£50 for a whole day's riding including lunch. If anyone is
interested in going, I need the money by Monday 3rd November.
8/10/03: The tetrathlon will take place
this year on 14th-16th November in Dublin. Would all those interested
please let me know ASAP as we need to know final numbers by 20th
October. Please see the Competitions Page for further details of what the tetrathlon entails.
If you think you might be interested, don't worry if you have never
done it before or think you might not be very good. We aim to have a
good time, and so long as you can make it round a course of jumps,
don't worry about the other phases. This especially applies to the
guys, as teams consist of two males and two females, so we really need
8/10/03: Congratulations to Jenni Parker
for being selected to represent Ireland at the Student
Riding Nations Cup in Italy in September.
4/8/03: We are looking for someone who would be interested
over as webmaster in the 2004/5 academic year. No experience is
as you would have a whole year to learn the ropes, and the university
runs some training for those interested. You would be responsible for
the website when necessary, and adding photos etc. If you are
please email us. If you
like further details, please speak to Joanne.
The 2003/4 year will begin with the Fresher's Bazaar in the Snack Bar
1st October, when you can join the club. We also hope to be selling
then for those who haven't already got one. They will cost £16.
first meeting of the new year will be on Monday 6th October in Club
1 in the Students' Union, at 1pm. The first lessons of the year will
place on Wednesday 8th October, and can be booked at the meeting on 6th
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