Great start to 2013 for Mossvale Riding Club

MOSSVALE Riding Club members have had a string of outstanding results from the beginning of the year:

The Northern Ireland Indoor Team Championships on March 3 saw the club come home with great success, with both teams competing making their way into the final speed round.

The first Mossvale team was placed first overall in the event with the team consisting of Chloe Rooney, Amyjo Regan, Jasmine Kirk and Claire Martin. The second Mossvale team earned a highly respectable 4th place on the day with members Joanne Martin, Ellie McMullan, Rachel Rendle and Emma Andrews.

Mossvale Riding Club’s junior team ‘Young’uns’ had a very successful winter season at the Mossvale Horseware Junior League winning the final leg of the competition in March and a well-deserved 2nd place overall in the league. The team was made up of Zak Hanna, Ellie McMullan and Rebekah-Jayne Houston.

Another successful event for Mossvale Riding Club was the Botanica Adult League held at Mossvale Equestrian Centre with the top three individual places over the League being claimed by Mossvale Riding Club members: 1st Claire Martin, 2nd Sonia Walker, and 3rd Emma Andrews.

Mossvale Riding Club’s team ‘All Mixed Up’ won the league overall (Sonia Walker, Claire Martin, Emma Andrews and Beverly Smith) with the ‘Mossvale Troublesome foursome’ second overall in the league (Laura Donaghy, Jenny Beggs, Cheridan Andrews and Emma Andrews) and the ‘Mossvale Clampets’ achieving a well-deserved sixth place overall (Jasmine Kirk, Darren Rodgers, Cheridan Andrews, Jonathan Kelly).

The fifth round of the interclub league held at Knockaghview Equestrian Centre (10th March 2013) was another successful day for Mossvale Riding Club members with both teams picking up the top first and second positions supported by their chef d’equipe Seamus McAnulty .The teams were as follows:

Mossvale Riding Club is holding a ‘Hunt Chase’ on Saturday Apri 6l which we promise to be a great night’s fun for all the family with plenty of thrills along the way and we are inviting you to come along to take part or spectate. There will be a great selection of prizes for both teams and individuals taking part at the event. We would like to thank our sponsors for this event, Sloan Transport and Shavings, Mash Direct and Edwin Wylie.

Details of more events and activities can also be seen on Mossvale Riding Clubs new website at or check us out on Facebook at Mossvale Riding Club.

Mossvale Riding Club would like to take this opportunity to thank all members for their continued support at the club, the Jess family for the use of their excellent facilities and also to all our sponsors.

If you would like to be part of the Mossvale Riding Club and enquire about joining the club or have any other enquiries, please feel free to contact either Emma or Noeline on the contact details below:

Emma Andrews - 07881 858 572, 16 Raffertys Hill, Hillsborough, BT266QB

Noeline Hanna - 07979 400464, 100 Finnis Road, Dromara, BT25 2HT