The AGM for the IQHA trading as “Western Riding Ireland” was held on Saturday, the 1st day of November 2014  in the DC Saloon at Drumcoura City, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim.  There was the annual election of Directors at this meeting.  Ten Directors in total were elected.  The following five people were re-elected:

Ron Weisz, Theresa Fitzpatrick, Mousey Jinks, Mick LaCumbre and Derek O’Byrne White.

There were five new Directors elected:  Susanne Hehle, Marlene Rutten, Susan Huxtable, Anna Lehane Davney and Magda Halada.

The First meeting of the Board of Directors will be held at the Mullingar Park Hotel on Tuesday the 25th day of November 2014 at 7:30pm

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The 5th , 6th and 7th of September is the American Festival at Drumcoura City in Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim known as Cowboys and Heroes where various IQHA Members and Members of the IQHA Youth Team will be presenting 4 demonstrations on Saturday and 3 demonstrations on Sunday.   The Youth Team will also be raising funds at this exciting weekend where there will be 10 bands playing, line dancing, American Car and Truck display etc. (see

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IQHA Championships

17th  August: the IQHA Championships judged by Cyndi Hersey Brown from Texas.

Patterns & Entry forms can be downloaded from IQHA Facebook page, or email to request copies of all forms and patterns.


Novice Youth Youth and Novice Amateur may opt to ride two handed with shank bit. But only in their designated classes.


Stabling should be booked direct with Drumcoura Lake Resort.

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Youth Performance at AQHA YWC Outstanding

IQHA Youth Teams performance at the AQHA Youth World Cup in Bryan College College Station Texas, has been outstanding, with performances way ahead of any expectation. In Cutting Nicole Devine finish in the top ten placing the 9th, and Jade Huxtable close behind. IQHA earning their first points of the competition.. This was followed up by a silver medal for Ella Thomas in Western Pleasure




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IQHA on the radio

IQHA was featured today on RTE Radio 1 Mooney to promote the IQHA, western riding and the youth team! In case you missed it, we got the interview for you.

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IQHA Rule Book

Please download to obtain your copy of the IQHA rule book.

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