Tough competition at Castle Leslie

Castle Leslie SJ BR Farm
ON FORM: Orla Cusack on ‘Magnificent Milly’ were fourth in the 90cm class and went on to claim second place in the 1m class at the Castle Leslie show jumping league. (FW43-526NN) PICTURES: courtesy of Orla O’Connor

CASTLE Leslie Equestrian Centre, Glaslough, Co. Monaghan kicked off their show jumping league on September 13.

There was a good turnout and everyone is looking forward to the next leg, which is taking place on November 1.

90CM: Johnathan Bellew on ‘Penelope’ competing in the 90cm class at the Castle Leslie show jumping league. (FW43-525NN)

This weekend will see the third leg of the dressage league being held on Friday, October 25, followed by a Ladies Coffee Morning Hack on Saturday, October 26.

For more information, please contact Emma Hobson on 00 353 (0)47 88535 or email:


September 13

Show Jumping League

Cross-poles – child: 1) Rachel Douglas, Spirit; 2) Danny McCarra, Snoopy; 3) Helen Rice, Joey; 4) Abbey Rose Dewhurst, Busby; 5) Emily Jane Conway, Heidi.

Cross-poles – adults: 1) Daisy Gillespie, Daisy; 2) Rachel Douglas, Spirit; 3) David McCague, Arnie; 4) Helen Rice, Joey.

70cm class: 1) Shirley Sprately, Blueberry; 2) David McCague, Arnie; 3) Chloe McLoughlin, Teddy; 4) Sara Davis, Lady; 5) Fiona McKenna, Squirt; 6) Cassie Blackhurst, Jessica.

80cm class: 1) Jeremy Herron, Commanche; 2) Sam Nesbitt, Roxy; 3) Lizzie Snelgrove, Bailey; 4) Fiona McKenna, Squirt; 5) Kirsten Wynsrig, Bobby Joe; 6) Sophie Bennet, Dinky.

90cm class: 1) Avril Mackarell, Ebony; 2) Roisin Dick, Collin Clover; 3) Gerard Green, Amy; 4) Orla Cusack, Milly; 5) Meredith Jackson, Fernhill Buddy.

1m class: 1) Aaron Evans, Sunny Jim; 2) Orla Cusack, Milly; 3) Dawn Clerkin, MJ; 4) James Douglas, Rolo; 5) Jonathon Bellew, Penelope; 6) Louise Flynn, Flo.

ACTION: Kim Farrell on ‘Mollie’ in action at the Castle Leslie show jumping league. (FW43-522NN)

1.10m class: Not placed – Dawn Clerkin, MJ.


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