25-10-20  Winter Dressage League (2 of 6) – 22.11.20
Update – 14.11.20 5.45pm – Regretably we are going to have to cap the entries for this competition again. At the time of posting we have only a couple of spaces remaining. Once these are filled we will operate a waiting list for spaces, as last month there were also quite a number of withdrawals […]
25-10-20  Winter Dressage League (1 of 6) – 25.10.20
So great to have dressage back at Laurel View 🙂 Thank you to all the competitors who came from far and wide to take part, we appreciate the support and also how well folk complied with all the extra covid protocols.   Gratitude is extended to judges, Coreen Abernethy, Ivor Harper and Geraldine Lowry for […]
23-10-20  Winter Dressage League (1 of 6) – 25.10.20
Don’t forget the clocks change tonight, so that’s either an extra hour in bed or another hour to prep in the morning, your choice 🙂  So here they are the times for Sundays dressage competition. Thank you to everyone for their support with this super list of entries, we are so sorry that we had […]
15-10-20  Lessons outdoors from 16.10.20
Following on from the restrictions announced on 14th October our lessons and activities have to be conducted outdoors. So please dress appropriately for exposure to the Northern Ireland elements. 
29-09-20  Winter Dressage League (1 of 6) – 25.10.20
Another Update – For the first time ever we are going to have to close our entries before the closing date, apologies to anyone who has not yet managed to enter. Hopefully by November the current restrictions will have lifted to allow us to operate two arenas as we would normally. Update – Following on […]
24-08-20  Laurel View on Lockdown #Log 20
I will be honest, I never expected to still be writing this blog after 10 weeks, never mind 20! To say this year has been a little unpredictable seems like a minor understatement. We are certainly not out of the woods yet, but slowly we are edging towards a more ‘normal’ way of life. It […]
16-08-20  Laurel View on Lockdown #Log 19
Despite my right thigh looking like it has been attacked by a paintball gun due to my collection of cleg bites, I must admit, it has been an unusually nice week weather wise here. A major bonus of the bliss sunshine was that we FINALLY finished our first cut of haylage/silage, only a month or […]
12-08-20  BHS Stage 4 Training Day
BHS Ireland are running a BHS Stage 4 Training Day with Mark Robinson Stage 5 Performance Coach Pre-booking is essential via BHS Ireland Susan Spratt,  BHS Manager for Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland  e: susan.spratt@bhs.org.uk t: 0044(0)07808141079 w: www.bhs.org.uk The cost per person per day is £90 or equivalent in euro. Pay by Paypal […]
09-08-20  Laurel View on Lockdown #Log 18
Surprise, surprise. I’m about to talk about the weather AGAIN! This week’s weather has been more erratic than Connie our classically moody mare. One minute it is pouring out of the heavens as if the big man upstairs forgot to turn the tap off (clearly, he’s not having to pay any NI water bills) before […]
02-08-20  Laurel View on Lockdown #Log 17
                Whilst the work never eases for our hard-working employees and Saturday volunteers, time seems to have slowed for new best buds Marvin and Johnny, as they have been blissfully enjoying their time together. Getting on as if they are in a soppy romcom, this duo spend each […]