Inter Schools success for Dundalk Grammar School

Inter Schools success for Dundalk Grammar School
Dundalk Grammar School were victorious in the Inter Schools Eventing Championships held at Killossery Lodge Stud on Saturday October 5.

Dundalk Grammar School were victorious in the Inter Schools Eventing Championships held at Killossery Lodge Stud on Saturday October 5.

In eventing, the competitors have to complete three disciplines, dressage, show jumping and cross country on the day and all scores are counted.

The Dundalk Grammar team won the novice eventing championships and were presented with a fabulous cup, trophies and rugs for the horses.

The team were: Molly McClean on Springview Ash scoring 35 in dressage, clear in show jumping and cross country; Jane McClean on Little Dougie scoring 35 in dressage, clear sj and xc; Sean Bird on Tally Ho Boy scoring 39.9 in dressage, 4 in sj and clear xc; James McQuade on Master Harney scored 30.5 in dressage, 4 in sj and clear xc.

The combined lowest score counts and DGS won by a narrow margin of one penalty. Individually, Jane McClean finished second and James McQuade finished 6th. In the Open class Nina Simpson was placed 4th on Sommerville Improvise.