Archive for April, 2013

Working Hunter League Final – 21.4.13

Monday, April 29th, 2013

The rescheduled final date of the Laurel View Working Hunter League on 21st April did not see too many competitors forward, but as Judges Audrey and Michael Smyth will testify the calibre of entry was still high and the course and facilities that were available were superb.   The ribbons were distributed well around the […]

Working Hunter League (5 of 6) – 17.3.13

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Working Hunter League (5 of 6) – 17.03.2013   Ponies – Judged by Laurel Faloona   Class 1 – Newcomer Pony 1st Maxwell Town Miles, Alex McMaster; 2nd My Irish Dream, Charlotte Brown.   Class 2 – Novice Pony 1st Schuey, Rachel Black; 2nd The Ferryman, Sophie Winn.   Class 3 – Intermediate Pony 1st […]

Summer Dressage League Schedule :-)

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Hopefully Summer is coming, or even something a bit more Springlike than what is outside my window at the moment. It is very depressing presently which is why we have turned our minds and attentions to our Summer Dressage League. The league gets going on Sunday 12th May, so entries can be taken anytime now […]

BHS Stage 2 exam

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Hopefully candidates can relax and perform to the best of their abilities for the duration of the Stage 2 exam.  We will have our fingers crossed for you all and hopefully the weather will be kind allowing the well polished boots to keep their shine for longer.

BHS Stage 1 exam

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Hopefully all the candidates will be in tip top form for their Stage 1 exam.  Best wishes to one and all. We hope all your hard work pays off and that you enjoy your exam experience at Laurel View 🙂 Please note spectators are not permitted during any part of the exam.

Spring Show Jumping League Final – 1.5.13

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Hopefully Spring will have at least arrived in time for the final of our Spring Show Jumping, if it doesn’t, it doesn’t matter as the jumping is all indoors anyhow. 🙂 Who will be vying for the top spots? Come along and cheer them on.  Qualified or not, all are most welcome.  Things should be […]

Spring Show Jumping League (7 of 8) – 24.4.13

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Usual routine, 6pm start with 40cm, then moving up, up, up, through 60cm, 70cm, 80cm, 90cm and 1m. Are you in the running for the prizes at the league final next Wednesday? If you’re not come on ahead for the craic anyhow. Course available for schooling from noon to 5pm today, ring or email to […]

Inter Venue Tour Qualifier – 14.4.13

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Sunday 14th April was the date for the Laurel View leg of the Inter Venue Tour.  A wind that meant business made things more than a little difficult for the organisers, particularly as the newly resurfaced outdoor arena was the location for the jumping on this occasion.   The show was very well supported despite […]

Spring Show Jumping League (6 of 8)

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

Another Wednesday and another chance to get jumping at Laurel View, the weekly league continues with the 40cm getting things going at 6pm, then proceeding through 60cm, 70cm, 80cm, 90cm and the metre. Schooling over a course built to 80/90cm is available between noon and 5pm, just ring (9083 0649) or email ( to book a […]

“Teaching Children” with Sabrina Jones FBHS

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

The British Horse Society Ireland Presents “Teaching Children” With Sabrina Jones FBHS At Laurel View Equestrian Centre   20 April 2013 From 9am to 3.30pm (Pre-booking is essential) Cost: – £30 per person or the equivalent in Euros (Lunch is included) This training day will be of benefit to all those within equestrianism and is […]