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Things I Learned Riding Side Saddle at Ballyduff & Mount Juliet

Hacking at Mount Juliet

Hacking at Mount Juliet

Never take the p*ss out of a side saddle instructor online before she gives you a lesson. You will regret it!

 

If you don’t know much about wine its fair enough to judge and choose a bottle by name – who could say no to a glass of antares?

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Crosse-ing The Line – A Polocrosse Adventure

Me with Fern, my mount for the evening

Me with Fern, my mount for the evening

2013 has been a year of adventures with friends old and new. This continued last night when we travelled to Carrickmines Equestrian Centre to have a go at Polocrosse. Now I knew very little about polocrosse before last night but I knew it involved going fast on a horse and using a racket so that was enough to appeal to me! It was the line on the website that said “Riding players off or pushing them over the game line is also allowed” that drew my attention – I am used to doing dressage and showing where everything is etiquette and let’s face it sometimes you just want to unleash the beast and go for it.

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