Congratulations to all our members who competed at the RDS this weekend. You are all winners!
These are the placings from the Combined Training Intermediate - Class 84 and Members (Open) - Class 85.
Congratulations to everyone who competed at the Irish Pony Club Festival in both Pure Dressage and Combined Training. The wet weather conditions on Saturday morning could not dampen the spirits of our competitors. The results from Friday and Saturday are now available to download. We hope you all had a very enjoyable weekend.
Congratulations to Warrington Branch, the 2017 winners of the Vivienne Hilary Cup. The branch were deserving winners and their musical ride to the soundtrack from Beauty and the Beast was brilliant. Louth Hunt Branch followed in second place with Laois Hunt Branch in third.
The 2017 Irish Pony Club Jockey Skills Training Course concluded on Sunday 14th September with the Exhibition Race at Naas Racecourse. The race finished in a dead heat with Robbie Jackson from Shillelagh and District Hunt Branch and Brandon Wilkie from East Donegal Branch inseparable on the line. What better way to end the 2017 RACE Jockey Skills Training programme. Well done to Robbie and Brandon.
View the race in full here on the IPC Facebook Page.
RACE graduate Shane Foley presented certificates to all ten jockeys for completing the course:
Co. Cavan Branch of the Irish Pony Club will be hosting a Show Jumping Clinic with Robert Murdy (FEI/HSI Level 2 Coach and Regional SJI Course Designer) on Sunday November 19th 2017.
This event is open to ALL Irish Pony Club members and will take place at Ross House, Mount Nugent, Co. Cavan.
Well done to all the teams who competed at the Dublin Horse Show over the weekend.
Congratulations to Shillelagh and District Hunt Branch winners of the Leonard Trophy for 2017. Well done to Team Trainer, John Driver and his team of Jamie Doyle, Mollie Kinsella, Robbie Jackson, Zack Furlong and Jack Nolan.
1st - Shillelagh and District Hunt Branch: 218
2nd - Laois Hunt Branch: 190
3rd - Co. Monaghan Branch:176
4th - Island Hunt Branch:152
5th - Meath Hunt Branch:134
6th - Duhallow Hunt Branch:128
Results from the Irish Pony Club Show Jumping Classic Final held at Coilóg Equestrian Centre, Naas, Co. Kildare on Sunday 3rd September 2017.
Classic 90 Class:
1st: Niamh Flinter, Kildare Hunt Branch on Fan the Flowers
2nd: Roseanne Ryan, Kilkenny Hunt Branch on Little Pearl
It was a very busy weekend at Gurteen College last week. Eleven candidates successfully completed and passed their B+ Test on Friday and Saturday 3rd and 4th November 2017. Well done to everyone involved; organisers, trainers, branch officials, parents and most importantly the candidates themselves:
- Mary Hogan, North Tipperary & Ormond Hunt,
- Christine O'Donnell, Kilkenny Hunt,
- Maeve Ryan, Kilkenny Hunt,
- Jane Hosey, Carlow Hunt,
- Seamus Dermody, Carlow Hunt,
- Katie Byrne, Ward Union,
- Aisling McGreal, Co. Longford Hunt,
- Emer Esler, Co. Longford Hunt,
- Susie Shekleton, Meath Hunt,
- Clodagh Jackman, Wexford Hunt,
- Grace Sherry, Ward Union.
In total, twenty one candidates have completed their B+ Test in 2017. A great achievement by all!
- Senior Boys National Championships
- Senior Girls National Championships
- Junior Boys National Championships
- Junior Girls National Championships
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- Senior Girls Home International
- Junior Boys Home International
- Junior Girls Home International