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Events Schedule - Summer / Autumn 2017

Hunter Trials Cash League

Sponsored by W&C Glazing Ballygowan and Thomas Orr Estate Agents

Sundays 3, 24 September & 1 October @ 12 noon - ever wanted to experience the excitement of Hunter Trials? Well, now you can! This three-week league will take place around our extensive cross-country course, and all classes will include a timed section.
Classes will be:
Novice (60-80cm)
Open (max. 95cm)
Pairs (max. 80cm)

£20 per class (pairs pay £10 per rider).
Entries on the field.

Thanks to our generous sponsors W&C Glazing Ballygowan and Thomas Orr Estate Agents, cash prizes will be on offer for the Novice and Open league winners (1st: £70; 2nd: £25; 3rd: £15).
The same horse/rider combinations must attend the final and at least one other date to be eligible for league placings, and must compete in the same class on each date.

Hunt Hack

Sunday 8 October @ 1pm - our thrilling and ever-popular Hunt Hack is back again! Choose between either a slower or faster-paced ride including roads, lanes, fields and sections of our cross-country course; the Nosebag Cafe will be open for refreshments and chat afterwards.
£15 per person - MUST be booked in advance!

Friday Night Show Jumping

Fridays 13 & 20 October @ 6pm - Fancy some show jumping practice without the pressure? Come along and join us; all the usual classes for horses and ponies.

Ernest Dillon Show Jumping Clinic

This two-day clinic is now fully booked - a waiting list will be in operation in case of cancellations. Please contact Lynne Tennis to express your interest. Lessons already booked MUST be paid in full by the end of September, or risk being cancelled and re-allocated to someone else.

Halloween Hog Road Yard Social

Friday 27 October @ 7pm - fun, fireworks, food and a spot of pig pickin' too! Come and join your fellow liveries for a good old yard social night!

NIF Working Hunter Qualifier

Saturday 28 October @ 9am - Working Hunter qualifying classes for horses and ponies; full schedule to come.

Kids Halloween Spooky Show!

Tuesday 31 October @ 12 noon - lots of fun and fancy dress at our horrible Halloween ghostly Gymkhana for Under-14s. Full schedule to follow.

Margie Lowry Gridwork Jumping Clinic

Fridays 3, 10 & 17 November from 6pm - polish up your horse or pony's gymnastic ability via this three-week gridwork clinic with the ever-popular Margie Lowry. Groups will be split into ponies & horses depending on height and ability (possibly also a group especially for young horses if enough demand). MUST be booked and paid in advance; all three weeks need not be attended but it is recommended as the lessons will be progressive.
£20 per lesson.

Racehorse to Riding Horse Christmas Show

Sunday 3 December - bring your best festive spirit to the Racehorse to Riding Horse Ireland (Northern Region) Christmas show at Lessans, kindly sponsored by Geoffrey Ruddock.
Full schedule to follow - will include all sorts of showing and fun classes, not just for the thoroughbreds! Everyone very welcome; festive outfits and tinsel a must...

Xmas Forest / Beach Ride

Wednesday 27 December - MUST be booked in advance; more details to follow.

Lessans Festive Bash!

Friday 29 December - get your bling on! More details to follow...

For more information on events, contact Philippa Auret at Lessans Riding Stables on 028 9751 0141 or 07808923894. And don't forget to follow us on facebook for our most up-to-date news!