Nomination to the Irish Pony Club Senior Tetrathlon Squad
The Tetrathlon Committee of the Irish Pony Club are seeking nominations from IPC Tetrathletes.
United States Pony Clubs, Inc. have invited the Irish Pony Club and the International Tetrathlon Exchange countries to the USPC 2018 Tetrathlon Exchange in North and South Carolina on July 13-30, 2018. This invitation is extended to one team of four boys and one team of four girls, one team manager (chaperone) and one coach per country. Team members must be between 16-21 years as of January 1st, 2018 with their C Test.
Teams will fly into the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) on Friday, July 13th and fly out of Greenville Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) on Monday, July 30th. On arrival teams will begin cultural experiences in the Tryon, North Carolina area including tubing on the Green River, visiting the Harley Davison Motorcycle Museum and outdoor concerts. The teams will be housed in college dormitories for the duration of the exchange and will have the final competition, July 27th-28th, in conjunction with USPC Championships East at the Tryon International Equestrian Centre. TIEC is the host of the 2018 World Equestrian Games and USPC Championships will be one of the last competition on the grounds before the WEG 2018.
Members wishing to be considered for participation in this exchange must be nominated by their DC. Selectors will be looking for good ambassadorial qualities in Nominees. Behaviour and attitude throughout training will be taken into account when selecting teams.
Please complete and sign the application form, get your DC to sign and return it to the office by Monday 8th January 2018.
First Squad Training day will be posted on the IPC website and Facebook page.