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Wednesday 13 December 2017

Your chance to sample western riding

HORSE Sport Ireland (HSI), in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland and AIRE, is running western riding events in scenic places across Ireland this summer.

Introductory western-riding lessons for newcomers will last 30 minutes and are priced from €15 per rider.

The next events take place on September 11 and 12 at Drumcoura Equestrian Centre, Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, and the Five Oaks Ranch, Ballshannon, Co Donegal.

To book introductory western riding lessons, call Drumcoura on 071 694 5781, email, or call Five Oaks Ranch on 071 985 1030 or email

HSI is also running reining and western training days, costing €85 per rider for an all-day session.

A training day with Ollie Galligan (reining) and David Lloyd (western) takes place at Coolmine Equestrian Centre, Saggart, Co Dublin, on August 7.

Drumcoura Equestrian Centre will host training days with Bob Mayhew on August 11 (reining) and 12 (western).

For further details, contact zdowling@horsesport

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