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HORSEWEEK
FARMWEEK
JANUARY 23 2020
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SJI Horse Show at Portmore
1.20M: Katy McKenzie on ‘Estrelass’ on their way to a clear
round in the 1.20m class at Portmore’s SJI Horse Show.
(FW04-554JG)
CLEAR: Joshua Russell on ‘Ringmoor’ jumped a clear round
in the 1m class at Portmore’s SJI Horse Show. (FW04-553JG)
1.30M: Stephen Gibson on ‘SGS Welcome Louie’ competing
in the 1.30m class at Portmore’s SJI Horse Show.
(FW04-555JG)
PICTURES: Sporting Images
Seskinore Harriers celebrate a successful year
O
N Friday
night last,
January 17,
members of
Seskinore
Harriers Branch
of The Pony Club
and their families
gathered at Omagh
Rugby Club for their
annual Prize giving
Night. This is always
an enjoyable evening
of good food, fun
and dancing. DC
Karen McIvor
welcomed all in
attendance and gave
a comprehensive
account of the
Club’s activities in
2019. She thanked
all families for their
continued support
and acknowledged
her hard working
committee.
Despite being a
small club, there is
active participation
in all the disciplines
provided by The
Pony Club, which
SUCCESS: Seskinore Harriers District
Commissioner Karen McIvor presents Patrick
SENIOR MEMBERS: Seskinore Harriers Senior Club prize winners
Williams with the award in recognition of his
during their annual prize night at Omagh Rugby Club. (FW04-547JA)
success during the UK Championships.
PICTURES: Jay McGaghran (FW04-548JA)
include competitions
in Mounted Games,
Quiz, Horse and
Pony Care, Show
jumping, Dressage,
Tetrathlon and
Eventing. The
Seskinore moto is
to “learn more with
Seskinore” and to
enjoy and embrace
WELL DONE: Charley Love, Senior Trials winner,
with Caroline Wallace, Seskinore Harriers
youngest Club member, who was presented
with her Manual of Horsemanship at the
Seskinore Harriers prize night. (FW04-546JA)
the challenge by
having a go at all
disciplines.
Members from as
young as four years
of age, including
Caroline Wallace,
the club’s youngest
member, were
awarded prizes for
their participation
in weekly rallies and
their impeccable
turnout. The
following members
were particularly
successful in Area
17 Competitions in
the Summer of 2019
and awarded the
following trophies.
The Club looks
forward to an
exciting year ahead.
AWARDS
Senior Dressage:
Fergal McKinney was
selected for Royal
Windsor winning
team and Area
MOUNTED GAMES: Seskinore Harriers Mounted Games winning team
members, Ellie Mae McCrory, Catherine Beattie and Henry Coote with
Junior Team winner Stewart Beattie and Mounted Games winner Kaitlin
McCrory at the annual prize giving night. (FW04-545JA)
Dressage qualifying
to Championships in
England.
Junior
Dressage: Sophia
Williams was the
Club’s highest placed
novice competitor,
achieving ninth
place at Area 17
Dressage, which was
a large class.
Junior Trials:
Stewart Beattie, who
has had a great year,
taking part in Area
17 Games, Quiz, the
horse and pony care
competition and
capping it all off with
a rst place at Home
Championships in
August Bank Holiday.
Senior Trials:
The LW Surplus
Trophy went to the
Intermediate Trials
team of Charley
Love, Lindsay
McIvor, Fergal
McKinney and Scott
McIvor placed third
overall.
Air Pistol Shield
was awarded to
Sophia Williams,
the club’s highest
scoring competitor
at the Area
17 Tetrathlon
competition.
Blair Tetrathlon
cup went to
the Junior Girls
Tetrathlon team
of Charley Love,
Sophia Williams,
Amy McLaughlin
and Claire
Murnaghan. The
girls qualied for
and competed in the
UK Championships
in Off Churchbury
in Warwickshire in
August.
Bob Monteith
Shield was won
by the Lead Rein
mounted games
team of Catherine
Beattie, Ellie Mae
McCrory, Rylee
McCrossan and
Henry Coote, who
nished in second
place at the Area
Mounted Games at
the Meadows in May.
T&S Shield for the
Horse and Pony Care
competition went to
Sarah Boyle and Kate
Millar for coming
rst in Area 17 in
their section.
TJ Patterson
Trophy was
awarded to Amy
McLaughlin, who
was fth individual
in the Novice
section at Area
17 Show jumping
and qualied for
Championships in
August.
Charlene Wilson
Trophy was awarded
for show jumping
endeavours and this
year went to Charley
Love for her fantastic
CONGRATULATIONS: Seskinore Harriers District Commissioner Karen
McIvor congratulates Senior Club members Jara Hamilton, Dressage
Improvement; Mary Kate Rice, Tetrathlon and Ellie May Johnston,
second place at Area 17 Home Championships. (FW04-552JA)
ROLE MODEL: Seskinore Harriers District
Commissioner Karen McIvor presents Kamryn
McQuade with the award for Club Senior Role
Model. (FW04-549JA)
performance in the
Open class at the
Dengie Area nal in
Eglinton, winning a
qualifying place for
the nals last April.
Bruce McVeigh
Trophy went to Jara
Hamilton, who has
worked extremely
hard at improving
her pony’s dressage
and who this
year passed two
of the Pony Club
prociency tests.
Bridgit Kelly
Trophy to the junior
team of Ruby and
Kate Millar, Kaitlin
McCrory and Stewart
Beattie, who were
placed fourth in
their class at Home
Champs.
NIE Cup this year
went to Mary Kate
Rice, the club’s only
minimus tetrathlete,
who secured a
fourth place at the
Area competition.
Omaglass Trophy
was awarded to Ellie
May Johnston for
tack and turnout at
rallies. She worked
hard, passed her C
test and won fourth
place at Home
Champs.
McClintock Hunt
Cup was awarded
to Patrick Williams,
one of the club’s few
male members, who
has taken part in
dressage, eventing
and tetrathlon,
passed his C test
and who has had
outstanding success
at tetrathlon,
qualifying and taking
part in the winter
tri nals in England.
After qualifying for
Championships in
England, he went on
to take third place
in the Junior Boys
Competition.
Seskinore Hunt
Cup went to Kamryn
McQuade, who
epitomises a good
Pony Club role
model, and member,
one of the best
attenders at rallies
taking part in a wide
range of the area
competitions and
all with a friendly,
helpful, willing
manner.
IMPRESSIVE: Seskinore Harriers District
Commissioner Karen McIvor congratulates
Sarah Boyle, winner of the Area 17 Horse and
Pony Care Competition. (FW04-551JA)

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