Archive for the ‘Competition Results’ Category

Winter Dressage League (6 of 6) – 12.3.23

Sunday, March 12th, 2023

So delighted that we were able to run this competition as scheduled, even though we were never sure which weather forecast was the best to pay attention to. The forecasted snow turned Laurel View into a white wilderness on Thursday evening.  With bright blue skies on Friday leading to a tight frost going into Saturday […]

Winter Dressage League (5 of 6) – 12.2.23

Sunday, February 12th, 2023

A fab wee day of dressage at Laurel View on February 12th at the penultimate competition of the Winter 22/23 Dressage League. Huge thanks to judges Angelene, Coreen and Geraldine for lending their time, expertise and constructive comments. Thanks also to their scribes Dawn, Diane and Jenny for keeping up with the scoring and commenting. […]

Winter Dressage League (4 of 6) – 15.1.23

Sunday, January 15th, 2023

A chilly start to the 2023 dressage competitions at Laurel View with the fourth leg of the Winter 22/23 League on Sunday 15th January. A number of competitors did not make it to the show thanks to succumbing to a variety of winter ailments and the preceding weeks windy and wet weather hadn’t helped riders […]

Christmas Cracker Show – 18.12.22

Sunday, December 18th, 2022

A festive and fun day was had at the Laurel View Christmas Cracker Show. Not too many horses or ponies travelling to the show this time around due to the frosty weather that had preceded the event, great to see those that made it to compete alongside a whole host of Laurel View riding school […]

Charity Dressage Show – 11.12.22

Sunday, December 11th, 2022

The Laurel View Charity Dressage Show in aid of Air Ambulance NI saw a serious deterioration of entries after the wintry weather did not play ball at all. Totally amazing how many still made it to Laurel View to compete. Most of those that were forced to withdraw because of the bad weather and road […]

Winter Dressage League (2 of 6) – 13.11.22

Sunday, November 13th, 2022

The 13th of November was a windy one, that whipped up a few leaf monsters in the hedgerows and raised the rattling roller doors. Despite this lots of fabulous dressage tests were ridden, personal bests scored and quite a number of “first times” accomplished, so very well done one and all, and thank you all […]

Winter Dressage League (1 of 6) – 9.10.22

Sunday, October 9th, 2022

Yugh! The best word to describe the weather for the first leg of the Laurel View Winter Dressage League! But despite the grey day there were plenty of sunny smiles and loads of warm encouragement to give a better overall atmosphere. Thanks to all the competitors who made their way to Laurel View to take […]

2022 Summer Dressage League Results

Sunday, September 11th, 2022

What a super summer of dressage at Laurel View! Huge thanks to all the competitors for coming along to take part, it would have been pointless without you. To all the judges and scribes we extend our appreciation for lending your time and expertise so freely. Cheers to the Laurel View team responsible for setting […]

Summer Dressage League (5 of 5) – 11.9.22

Sunday, September 11th, 2022

The rain was the only unwelcome participant on the final dressage day of the Summer League. A lovely crowd of competitors came along to the competition on the 11th September 2022. Many with numerous years in the saddle along with some at their very first competition, all supporting and cheering on each other, which all […]

Summer Dressage League (4 of 5) – 14.8.22

Sunday, August 14th, 2022

The weather warning for thunder storms wasn’t on the schedule for Laurel View today thankfully, with ice cream and ice lollies being the top sellers from the shop it certainly feels like Summer. Once again competitors traveled from all over to get to Laurel View for some dressage, some for their first visit to the […]