Endurance Riding Ireland

News & Results

from ILDRA and the world of Endurance

Welcome to our news and results section.

Here you will find News and Information, Ride Reports, Photos and Results from the many activities ILDRA are involved with.

As a member you can send in stories to be included, must be ILDRA/Endurance related, along with any photos and we will try and include it.

Keep fully up-to-date with all our activities on Facebook as well.

Safe Guarding Courses

12 Feb 18

HSI are running and supporting a series of Safe Guarding Courses throughout Ireland

Details of Venus and dates.

More details on HSI website

1. Safeguarding 1 – Basic Awareness Workshop in Child Welfare & Protection  – a must for anyone working with children!

All Coaches, Club Children’s Officers and Designated Liaison Persons must first complete the 3 hour Child Welfare & Protection Basic Awareness Course.  This course educates participants on the implementation of best practice in protecting the welfare of children involved in sport. This course must be renewed every three years.


2. Safeguarding 2 – Club Children’s Officer (CCO) Workshop – a must for all Club Children’s Officers

The old six hour Children’s Officer Training Course has been replaced by two separate three hour courses.

A Club Children’s Officer should be child centered in focus and have as the primary aim the establishment of a child centered ethos within the club. S/he is the link between the children and the adults in the club.  S/he also takes responsibility for monitoring and reporting to the Club Management Committee on how club policy impacts on young people and Sports Leaders. The Children’s Officer msut complete Safeguarding 1 training and then Safeguarding 2 training.


3. Safeguarding 3 – Designated Liaison Person (DLP) Workshop

The third part of the ISC Child Welfare & Protection Training Programme is the Designated Liaison Person workshop.

A person appointed to the Designated Liaison Person position in a club must have completed the Basic Awareness Workshop in Child Welfare & Protection and should complete the NEW Designated Liaison Person 3 hour workshop. A club may appoint the same person to both the CCO and DLP positions however best practice advises that they are kept as separate role


Tollymore Ride Cancelled

11 Feb 18

Due to conditionas in carpark we have had to cancel todays Tollymore Ride,

Tracks are fine but carpark is dangerous and unlikely to clear up during the morning.

We are going to try and reorganise for next week so keep an eye out here and on facebook.


Racehorse To Riding Horse To Endurance Horse

22 Jan 18

ILDRA will at all of their events have a class for TB race horses which fit the criteria laid out by RH2RH - Horses must be registered with Weatherbys or equivalent as a TB.

The winner will be the combination which has covered the most miles in the season and will be run under ILDRA Rules and regulations.

The class will be run all ILDRA rides throughout the island of Ireland run by both Ulster and Leinster branches.

To be eligible and record your rides you must either be a member and have an ILDRA horse Logbook/Registration or, for non-members, a RH2RH Special Log Card (both available from ILDRA - ask the Ride Organiser).

Pleasure and Competitive miles will count towards the total - To do competitive miles you must be an ILDRA member and have a logbook for your Horse.

The best part is Racehorse To Riding Horse have kindly sponsored a very nice trophy for the winner.

Further information will be available from the ILDRA ride organiser, RH2RH or Peter O'Carroll (ptr.ocarroll@gmail.com).


Reduced membership of SJI for ILDRA members

20 Dec 17

Showjumping Ireland are offering a discount for Horse Sport Ireland Affiliates for 2018 including ILDRA member.

The discount is 15% for first time registration and 10% each year thereafter. If you have any further queries please contact the Showjumping Ireland offices on 045-852230.

More information on SJI can be found on-line at www.sji.ie.


Congratulations to Hilda and Jane @ Erhardt USA

11 Nov 17

ILDRA would like to extend a massive congratulations to Hilda Donohoe and Jane Waterman Moss who both achieved major milestones today in Erhardt USA.

    Hilda is now an elite endurance rider after completing her 10th 160km ride
  • Jane completed a 160km to achieve her COC.
  • Well done both and your relevant teams and crews.



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