Oughterard Cannon Ball Champion 2012

Cannon Ball Champion 2012 Oughterard
Thee Atlantic Grey, Lelia Oakman

P.S. Oughterard Show Society came up with a beautifully produced  50th  Show  Anniversary Book, where you will find pictures of all previous winners of the Cannon Ball Trophy Championship years and the 10 Saturday International Performance  Championship years. This book  is available for €10 plus postage from the Show Office, Camp St. Oughterard or Email oughshowsociety@gmail.com  or Tel. 086 1517289.                        

The Connemara Performance Cannon Ball Championship, known as the All-Ireland, has  been running every year at Oughterard Show since 1983.  The 29th winner in 2012 was the small compact 15 year old gelding son of Village Boy and out of Oorid Linda.  Pictured here with Michael Power Sponsor and Show Chair. Leslie Lyons.   Thee Atlantic Grey stands at a mere 138cms. and with his rider, Lelia Oakman, herself a slightly built  15 yr. old as well, this pair had already run away with  the International  Performance Supreme Championship just 24 hours earlier at the  Parks, Moycullen, venue this year of a new Connemara  Show.   A 2nd in their Ridden Connemara Pony Class at the Dublin RDS Show Continue reading “Oughterard Cannon Ball Champion 2012”