Galways Grace Maxwell Murphy promoting traditional style of horse riding for ladies. In 1382, Princess Anne of Bohemia rode side saddle across Europe on her way to marry King Richard II. Grace made it look so easy and so graceful,not sure riding side saddle across Europe would be on Grace’s bucket list.
Aidan Flanagan of Lacken, Glasson, Athlone, Co Westmeath was the winner of Class 23 Irish Draught Mare with foal at foot. Aidan’s mare was overall Supreme Champion Irish Draught Mare, Gold Smith County Ma Bell.
More of these Beautiful Animals in picture:
Peter McLoughlin & Nikki Mcloughlin ‘Ellistown Grey Abbey’ with foal at foot
Class 23: Irish Draught Mare with foal at foot. 2nd Peter McLoughlin Ellistown Grey Abbey
“The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact
with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit and freedom.”
~ Sharon Ralls Lemon
“Horses change lives. They give our young people confidence and self-esteem.
They provide peace and tranquility to troubled souls. They give us hope!”
~ Toni Robinson
Written by Mitch Richie, Daingean Online’s intrepid Junior Reporter.
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