Penny does the double at Knockagh View

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The fourth week of Knockagh View’s winter dressage league took place on Sunday, January 10.

Penny Murphy riding Tick It won both their classes Novice and Elementary while Sarah Sproule with River a Diamond Rebel soared into the lead in prelim 13 with 74.58%.

Erin McCullough won the intro class on her first outing with Paris to Berlin and the newcomers class was topped by Carolyn Avery and her lovely horse Bruno.

The next week of the dressage league takes place on Sunday, February 14. To enter or for more details contact Ruth on 07732 809 188 or Scott on 07788 203 076 or visit the website


Class 1 - Intro B: 1st, Erin McCullough, Paris to Berlin; 2nd, Judy Gilliland, Zebedee; 3rd, Jackie Hannah, Chestnuthill; 4th, Claudia Marshall, Woody; 5th, Nadia Skelton, Charlie; 6th, Ellie O’Neill, Barney.

Class 2 - Prelim 4: 1st, Carolyn Avery, Bruno; 2nd, Louise Spence, Maverick; 3rd, Joan Gibson, Megan; 4th, Charlotte Smiley, Bally G Comet; 5th, Sarah Sproule, Casper; 6th, Jackie Hannah, Chestnuthill.

Class 3 - Prelim 13: 1st, Sarah Sproule, River Diamond Rebel; 2nd, Ellen Graham, Izzy; 3rd, Lisa Dundee, Ollie; 4th, Louise Spence, Maverick; 5th, Aimee Roscoe, JD Little Problem; 6th, Michelle Strange, Have the Courage.

Class 4 - Novice 27: 1st, Penny Murphy, Tick It; 2nd, Ian McCluggage, William; 3rd= Linda McIlwaine, Beechmount Baxter; Sarah Sproule, River Diamond Rebel; 5th, Michelle Strange, Have the Courage; 6th, Ellen Graham, Izzy.

Class 5 - Elementary 44: 1st, Penny Murphy, Tick It; 2nd, Ian McCluggage, William; 3rd, Linda McIlwaine, Beechmount Baxter; 4th, Louise Craig, Cooper.

Horse Working Hunter at Knockagh

Knockagh View equestrian centre, Greenisland is holding horse working hunter with qualifiers on Sunday, January 31.

Classes start at 11am with Novice horse, four year olds, 70cms, cobs, small hunters, 80cms, 90cms, 1m and 1.10m.

There will be two arenas running one for jumping and one for second phase weather permitting. Full schedule on the website