MOST RECENT UPCOMING EVENT: IQHA DINNER DANCE ON SATURDAY THE 16TH OF NOVEMBER 2013 AT DRUMCOURA CITY. THE AGM WILL BE HELD AT 5:00PM AND THE DINNER DANCE WILL FOLLOW.
Saturday, June 8th 2013 – Launch of the IQHA Youth Team development programme. This is a full day of clinics. This will be the start of the plans for heading to the Youth World Cup event in Texas in April 2014. It is an opportunity to be assessed and coached. Potential new riders and Novice riders should attend and participate. The cost is €30 (Thirty Euro) and will be held at Fosey Mountain Ranch – Call Mick Lacumbre 087 231 6591 or Derek O’Byrne White 086 083 0267.
Sunday, the 16th June 2013 – HSI Western Riding Clinic with Bruce Lawrence – Level 4 WES Instructor at Ballinteskin Farm, Co. Wicklow. Call Aileen at HSI 045 854530
Saturday the 29th of June 2013 – Horse Sport Ireland Reigning and Western Summer Show at Kilnamanagh Stables, Co. Wicklow. Western Showmanship, Horsemanship, Trail, Reining, Barrel Racing and more – Judge Ms. Mickey Hegg . Starts at 10:00am. Contact Aileen on 045 854530
Saturday July 6th 2013 – Rideout at Fosey Mountain Ranch – Call Mick Lacumbre 087 231 6591
Saturday and Sunday – July 20th and 21st 2013 – At Drumcoura City – This is preparation for the IQHA Championships. It is a must attend for anyone wanting to be on the Youth Team Panel. You can earn points from IQHA High Points Awards and HSI League. The workshop is ideal for those looking to do instructor exams to be held later on in the year by HSI.
Bob Mayhew will run the workshop on the Saturday morning 9:30am to 12:30pm
On Sunday there will be an open breed show unaffiliated show commencing at 9:30am that will be judged by Bob Mayhew. The classes will include Youth, Novice Rider, Noveice Horse, Amateur/Open - Call Derek O’Byrne White on 086 083 0267. Entry fee for IQHA and HSI memebrs €10 for Adults and €5 for Youth.
Friday – August 16th 2013 – David Gray – Pre Show Clinic at Drumcoura City – Call Derek O’Byrne White on 086 083 0267
Saturday and Sunday – August 17th and 18th 2013 – THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS will be held at Drumcoura City – Joe Hayes will be judging the IQHA Championship under the guidlines of the AQHA . The Championships are open to all Breeds and you must present your horse’s passport to enter a competition - Call Derek O’Byrne White 086 083 0267
Sunday – September 8th 2013 – Rideout at Lonesome Dove Ranch, Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo – Call Mousey Jinks 086 607 1336
Saturday September 8th and Sunday September 9th Horse Sport Ireland are hosting a Western Riding Clinic at Drumcoura Equestrian Centre with Bob Mayhew. The cost is €70 for one day and €120 for two days. Contact Aileen Cartwright at HSI for details on 045 854 530.
Saturday, October 5th 2013 starting at 9:00am and running all day with a full schedule of events, Horse Sport Ireland are hosting their Reining and Western National Show at Drumcoura Equestrian Centre at Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. David Lloyd is the Judge. Contact Aileen Cartwright at HSI for details on 045 854530.
Saturday the 16th of November 2013 - AGM for IQHA at Drumcoura - starts at 5:00pm (Election of Officers)
IQHA Dinner Dance in the Saloon at Drumcoura starts at 7:00pm (cost €25 per person with €5 being set aside for youth development). Please send payment to IQHA and we will post out your tickets. Please bring any potential members or friends with you. Everyone is invited to attend.
Arenas at Drumcoura are available free of charge on Saturday and Sunday, subject to lessons being given at Drumcoura, to those who pre pay for their IQHA Dinner Dance tickets. Please make all payments to IQHA (The Irish Quarter Horse Association Limited and post to the Drumcoura Offices, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim.
Past Eevents in 2013
Sunday, the 28th April 2013 – Horse Sport Ireland will be hosting a competition judged by Mick Carder at Mullaghmore Co. Monaghan. Please see the HSI web site for details (see link on our website) or contact Aileen Cartwright on 045 854 530
13th and 14th April 2013 International Western Show at Drumcoura City, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim
sponsored by IQHA. This show is open to all breeds. Contact Derek O’Byrne White 086 083 0267
See Patterns for the show Drumcoura patterns
15th April 2013 Bob Mayhew Clinic at Drumcoura City, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim
sponsored by Horse Sport Ireland. Contact Aileen Cartwright 045 854530
RIDEOUT DATES in 2013
5th May 2013 Rideout at Fox River Ranch
Contact Mick Morris on 087 270 2967
6th July 2013 Overnight Rideout at Fosey Mountain Ranch
Contact Mick Lacumbre
20th July 2013 Rideout at Drumcoura City
8th September 2013 Rideout at Lonsesome Dove Ranch
Contact Mousey Jinks
The AQHA will be hosting a Youth Championship (under 18) in Texas in June 2014. Over 20 Countries are committed to attending with a team. A team consists of 5 riders and a Trainer. The Americans will be supplying the horses. For those youth members interested, please conatct Ron Weisz on 087 648 5830
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