‘Horse mad’ Aisling wins award

Bray People - - NEWS -

NEW­COURT School stu­dent Aisling Kelly (12) re­ceived a run­ner-up award at the Rid­ing for the Dis­abled As­so­ci­a­tion Ire­land (RDAI) Na­tional Awards.

Aisling is from Ark­low and she goes to school in Bray. She does her rid­ing ev­ery sec­ond Fri­day at the Festina Lente eques­trian cen­tre on Old Con­naught Road.

She was pre­sented with her award at the as­so­ci­a­tion’s An­nual Gen­eral Meet­ing and Na­tional Con­fer­ence in the RDS in Dublin last week.

The Rider of the Year Award is pre­sented to high­light the progress, in­creased abil­ity and con­fi­dence that mem­bers gain through the fun ac­tiv­ity of horse rid­ing.

‘Aisling is ab­so­lutely horse mad,’ said her mother Gil­lian, who said that she has been proudly show­ing off her award to ev­ery­one.

The Ark­low girl has one sis­ter, Saoirse (11), and a brother Dar­ren who is five.

Aisling Kelly re­ceives her RDAI Na­tional award.

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