Our Sponsors
News Archive

Silver Spurs

Published 31/07/2015

The final of the Silver Spurs was held recently in Spruce Lodge . Leinster Youth Development and pony members had phenomenal results . Subsidised training provided by the region with trainers Sandra Blake Farrell and Kay Nolan undoubtedly benefited participants . Leinster members took home 3 championships and numerous placing .

Tara Hayes riding Bantiss Holy Joe scored a100% in the semi final and subsequently became Silver Spurs Pony Champion .

Sandra Blake Farrells pupil Kevin Acres on board Little Miss Daydream also scored a perfect 100% in the junior semi final and again the duo went on to claim the Junior Silver Spurs Title .

Another of Sandra’s pupils Shannon Cussen riding Varthago Van’t Kiezelhof was crowned The Under 25 Champion . Judges Rachael Hillier and Janet Horswill commented on how they had a rarely if ever awarded such high marks for riding .

In the Junior Riders final , Roisin Winters riding Ros Royal Velvet was also placed 3dh , Orla Harrington riding DBS Goldfever was placed 6th , Peter Dillon was 8th and Leanne Foster was 9th.In the under 12’s final Kay Nolans pupil Zoe Bolton was 8th . In the pony final Maegan Flemming was placed 7th while In the open under 25’s Kelly Hutchinson was also placed 6th .

It is heartening for Dressage in Ireland to see such large numbers of young riders competing in the Silver Spurs and indeed it is exciting for the Leinster Region to have so many members participate and learn from the experience .

To all of you who participated , Well done , you have done your region proud !

—Marguerite McSweeney

News Archive

22.11.2020 - Regional Championship Final Update

22.11.2020 - Regional Championship Final Update

12.10.2018 - Congratulations!

10.09.2018 - Leinster Dressage - Summer Season Concludes

02.05.2018 - Leinster Training Pays Dividends at Winter Finals

02.05.2018 - Leinster Training pays dividends at The Winter Finals

02.05.2018 - Leinster Training pays dividends at The Winter Finals

16.04.2018 - Leinster Dressage 2017 / 2018 Winter-Spring League Results

31.01.2018 - Leinster Dressage 2018 AGM

04.06.2016 - Winter League Results

04.06.2016 - Winter League Results

08.09.2015 - Report on Leinster Members successes at The National Championships

03.09.2015 - Leinster Members Excel

31.07.2015 - Silver Spurs

30.07.2015 - Hickstead Dressage Masters

20.07.2015 - Inter Regional Team Competition

13.04.2015 - National Winter Dressage Championships

29.07.2014 - Under 23s Team Results

24.11.2013 - News from the 2013 AGM

05.03.2013 - 3rd March Show

22.09.2012 - Summer League Winners

22.07.2012 - Flavours of Fingal Show

16.04.2012 - Classy Dressage in Killossery

03.10.2011 - Summer League Winners

24.09.2011 - Well Done to the Leinster team

02.08.2011 - Killossery Lodge Stud, Sunday 31st July 2011

20.06.2011 - A Big Thanks to Everyone

18.04.2011 - Winter League Final 2011

10.08.2009 - Minute’s Silence

21.04.2009 - Leinster Dressage Training Clinic with Marion Greene Saturday 4 April 2009

14.04.2009 - Dressage Ireland Winter Finals 2009

11.12.2008 - Leinster Dressage Annual General Meeting - Key Points

11.12.2008 - Leinster Members at National Championships 2008

16.09.2008 - Congratulations

14.04.2008 - Winter Leagues 2008

21.01.2008 - AGM

26.09.2007 - 2007 National Dressage Championships