Tory (Ostan Thoraig)
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Leaving the Connacht Hotel after a great breakfast, Ian's full English, mine Prunes & cornflakes as usual. Stopping at Knock ( meaning Hill) there was a vision of Joseph, Our Lady Mary & St John the Evangelist, were 15 witnesses the Apparition on 21st August 1879, so life like one of the witnesses was going to kiss Our Lady's feet and 50 years later the only surviving 3 witnesses were interviewed and each detail ...
... interesting to take out.
Earlier in the week, Joe had asked Britt and I if we liked some speed in a horse. We both said yes so he explained that on Friday on Tramore Beach we could have a bit of a gallop. So when we arrived there we cantered up once and made sure everyone was in agreement so the second time down the beach we took off. Tige ...
... Irish word, will try and get the correct word tomorrow). I think he is about 15.3 or 16 hands high and 6 or 7 years old. This is considered a young horse here so Helen wanted me to ride him right behind Joe. This was fine but on the beach Britte couldn't hold back her horse (Joe says her horse is the fastest in the yard) so when we cantered on the beach, she would go ahead of me. There was only the 3 of us today. ...
... down my half chap and into my boot. When I got back to the hotel I must have poured out 1 cup on water out of that boot! I told Mrs Arnold about it and they put my boots in the drying room so hopefully they will be dry by Thursday.
Joe and Sean didn't have jackets on so they were soaked and I think very cold. By the time we made our way down to the beach for ...
... provided by the hotel and consisted of water, sandwich, cookies and an apple. The horses had grain! But not in the trailer.
When we started off again we headed into a cold, heavy rain with a strong wind. It lasted about 20 minutes and then the sun came out again. This is how everyday has been in Dunfanaghy since I got here. We rode through some bogs which you have to be very careful in ...
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