Working Hunter Series draws to a close at Lisbane Farm

Lisbane WH BR Farm
60CM: Eva McGimpsy on ‘Millford Spectacular’, winner of the 60cm pony class at Lisbane Farm. (FW14-541NN)

THERE was a superb end to the Working Hunter shows at Lisbane Farm, Saintfield on Saturday, March 23, with the pony classes in the morning fittingly judged by Leslie Webb, expert in and out of the saddle of show animals. Brian Lusk, who is renowned for producing and sourcing international performance horses, put the horse riders through their paces in the afternoon.

Thank you to Kingsfield Haylage for their continuous support of this Winter Working Hunter Series.

80CM: Maeve McKeown on ‘The Rock’ from Moy won the 80cm pony class at Lisbane Farm. (FW14-540NN)

Note for your diary:

A Pre-RDS Performance Show, with the support of Kingsfield Haylage, will be held at Lisbane Farm on July 27. This show will be held on grass and will cater for everybody.


Saturday, March 23

Ponies – Judge: Leslie Webb

50cm WH Pony: Amelia Wheeler, Padington; Eva McGimpsy, Millford Spectacular

60cm WH Pony: Eva McGimpsy, Millford Spectacular; Amelia Wheeler, Padington.

70cm: Rachel Moore, Langfield Panalaimon (Winner of M&M U133 NIF Q); Katie Donnelly, Ardfry Baileys (Winner of Starter Stakes NIF Q); Jenny Lindsey, Fanad Romeo; Amy Cope, Buckaroo.

80cm: Meave McKeown, The Rock; Holly Donnon, Hollywood Pippin; Jenny Lindsey, Fenad Romeo; Lynsey Adams, Loguestown Pagaver.

90cm – U143 & M&M; U143 NIF Q: Lynsey Adams, Loganstown Pagaver; Holly McClenaghan, Lodgewood Dawn; Holly Donnon, Hollywood Pippin; Meave McKeown, The Rock; Jenny Lindsey, L’Tara Jenny; Ellie McDonnell, Sunny Bill Williams.

1m: Ellie Mc Donnell, Sunny Bill Williams.

Horses – Judge: Brian Lusk

60cm: Holly McClenaghan, Beatrix; Zelda Robinson, Lucy.

70cm (4 yr NIF Q): Neil Morrison, Miss Maple (first NIF Four-Year-Old Q); Holly McClenaghan, Beatrix (second); Susan O’Rourke, Henry; Declan O’Neill, Cash (third).

80cm NIF Q: Neil Morrison, Miss Maple; Shannon Cruthers, Ratheen Sam; Hannah McComb, Larry; Karen Martin, Tia Maria.

85cm Small Hunter NIF Q: Emily McGowan, Silken Lady; Nicola Jellie, Commanche Graft.

90cm NIF Q: Jane Richardson, Bright Like a Diamond; Neill Morrision, Diana; Hannah McComb, Larry; Sophie Grainger, Chanel; Rach Magee, Lady Zara.

DOUBLE: David McClurg’s home bred and produced Irish traditional mare ‘Miss Maple’ won two classes with Neil Morrison in the saddle. (FW14-539NN)

1m Horses NIF Q: N Morrision, Diamond Queen; Rory Larvey, Supervision; Emily McGowan, EMS Richeals Pet; Rach Magee, Lady Zara; Mailey Dunne, Chicco.


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