Megan and Flash take honours

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Mossvale Riding Club held their annual hunt chase on Saturday 18th April at Mossvale Equestrian Centre, Dromara.

The crowds came out to ride and to spectate, 11 teams and eight individuals took up the challenge, with the water jump causing a lot of problems however eventually someone managed it.

The hunt chase was sponsored by Baileys (Judy Maxwell). Organisers would also thank Loughside Equestrian Supplies, Sharon Perry for the carrots, Jess family and Jonny Kelly and everyone who helped make the event a success.

The club is running a ‘Le Trec’ competition on Sunday 17th May (pre-entry contact Noleen Tate to enter on 07901 592 762).

There will be a Pony Show on Monday 22nd of June at Mossvale 7pm. Entries from 6.15pm, classes will include Lead rein Under 5’s, Lead rein 5 and over, 1st ridden, style and appearance and family pony (winner receives the Dr McBride Cup).

The Summer Show will be on Saturday 11th July at Tyrella which will include the Showjumper of the Year classes.

Also again the club will be running the Unafilliated Showjumping at Castlewellan Show on Saturday 18th July .


Individuals: 1st, Megan Nelson - Flash; 2nd, Ellie McMullan - Sparky; 3rd, Tiarna Drake - Flash; 4th, Jessica Nelson - Beauty; 5th, Melissa McBurney - Darraghs Bounty; 6th, Chelsie Orr - Cash


1st: ‘The Hill Billies’ - Meagan Nelson - Flash; Tiarna Drake - Bliss; Jessica Nelson - Beauty; Simone Leatham - Willow

2nd: ‘Guy’s N Dolls’ - Chelsie Orr - Cash; Zak Hanna - Drumilly Dan; Peter Downey - Ever; Sancha Talbot

3rd: ‘Mossvale Moody Mares’ - Tabitha Bonnar - Bella; Sabrina McAnulty - Chip; Helen Perry - Star; Ellie McMullan - Sparky

4th: ‘The Wishful Thinkers’ - Lucy Maginess - Duchess; Victoria Rue - Ben; Kate Russell - Bingo; Sharon Kelly - Big D

5th: ‘The Dreaming Diva’s - Hanna Gracey - Bracken; Sara Topley - Jen; Zoe Gracey - Harry; Beth Taylor -Kelsie

6th: ‘The Harmless Hunters’ - Emily Stewart - Calico; Ella Kinkaid - Houdini; Thomas McDowell - Apollo; Billy McDowell - Hamish.