Cross-Country Clinic & Bartley O’Sullivan Lecture ’13


Cross Country Clinic  & Bartley O’Sullivan Lecture, Performance and Connemara Ponies, Past, Present and Future

Portersize Just a Jiff
Portersize Just a Jiff

 On Saturday afternoon Olympian Camilla Speirs gave a Cross Country Clinic in the Clifden  Showgrounds.   A course of 5 cross-country type fences were erected and 4 Connemara ponies varying in age and experience were used to demonstrate the Instructor’s teaching instructions.  Continue reading “Cross-Country Clinic & Bartley O’Sullivan Lecture ’13”

SPRING FESTIVAL 2011


CLIFDEN MARCH 2011.       From Thursday 24th March until Sunday 27th, dry warm conditions prevailed.

An Capaillin Mar.2011

(All Reports will appear as Pages on right Sidebar.)   Thursday saw the launch of An Capaillin ( choc-a=block with news, pictures and information from both home and abroad)  and a photographic exhibition.   Friday: the Colt Inspections took place and Jenny Hagenbald from Sweden gave a presentation on Mare bloodlines that night in the station House Theatre.  Saturday was education day and Phillip Scott gave two training sessions.  Saturday night was the Awards event at the annual Social.  Sunday was Stallion Parade Day with a Musical Ride at the interval.    For O’Sullivan Lecture and Awards Night;    For Green working Hunter and Colt inspections  and FINALLY…..    for Stallion Parade & Musical Ride      See Sidebar on right.