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PONY CLUB Tetrathlon

Tetrathlon is a challenging four phase competition requiring practical horsemanship and general athletic ability involving running, riding, swimming and shooting.
• Running phase: The senior boys run over a 3,000 metre course while senior girls and all juniors run over a 1,500 metre course and each competitor’s time is measured.
• Swimming phase: The senior boys swim for 4 minutes, senior girls and juniors swim for 3 minutes.
• Shooting Phase: Senior boys and girls shoot using an air pistol of .177 calibre at 10m. air pistol targets from the standing position. Junior boys and girls shoot using an air rifle of .177 calibre at 10m. air rifle target lying in a prone position. Scores from all four phases are added together to arrive at an individual score for each member. The best three individual scores are calculated to arrive at a team score.

IPC members who are eligible for Minimus in 2018 and who are interested in travelling to a competition in England in early June, are asked to attend the North Kilkenny Winter Triathlon on Sunday 4th March in The Watershed, Kilkenny to try out for the Irish Minimus Squad.

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Tetrathlon Training will take place on Sundays the 11th and 25th February 2018 at Athy Swimming Pool.

Training is open to all Senior and Junior Tetrathletes nominated for the Irish squads.  

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The North Kilkenny Winter Triathlon will take place at the Watershed Leisure Centre, Kilkenny on Sunday 4th March 2018.

Starting at 8am, warm-ups will begin from 7.40am.  

Entries through the North Kilkenny Hunt Branch Its Plain Sailing page.  The closing date for entries is Monday 26th February 2018 at 8pm.

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Junior Tetrathlon Squad 2018

Nomination Form for Training and possible selection for the Junior Irish Tetrathlon Squad.

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Tetrathlon News

Trial for Minimus UK Exchange Trip 2018

Trial for Minimus UK Exchange Trip 2018

IPC members who are eligible for Minimus in 2018 and who are interested in travelling to a competition in England in early June, are asked to attend the North Kilkenny Winter Triathlon on Sunday 4th March in The Watershed, Kilkenny to try out for the Irish Minimus Squad.

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North Kilkenny Hunt Branch Winter Triathlon

North Kilkenny Hunt Branch Winter Triathlon

The North Kilkenny Winter Triathlon will take place at the Watershed Leisure Centre, Kilkenny on Sunday 4th March 2018.

Starting at 8am, warm-ups will begin from 7.40am.  

Entries through the North Kilkenny Hunt Branch Its Plain Sailing page.  The closing date for entries is Monday 26th February 2018 at 8pm.

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Reminder: Senior and Junior Tetrathlon Training for Irish Squad Selection

Reminder: Senior and Junior Tetrathlon Training for Irish Squad Selection

Tetrathlon Training will take place on Sundays the 11th and 25th February 2018 at Athy Swimming Pool.

Training is open to all Senior and Junior Tetrathletes nominated for the Irish squads.  

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2018 Junior Tetrathlon Squad Nomination Form

2018 Junior Tetrathlon Squad Nomination Form

Junior Tetrathlon Squad 2018

Nomination Form for Training and possible selection for the Junior Irish Tetrathlon Squad.

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Congratulations to the Irish Pony Club Tetrathlon Team!

Congratulations to the Irish Pony Club Tetrathlon Team!

Congratulations to the members of the Irish Pony Club Tetrathlon Team who travelled to Nunney, Frome, Somerset over the week to compete in the Pony Club Regional 100 Tetrathlon Competition.  It was a super weekend for the Irish team who won both the boys and girls team titles.  This is the first time that the Irish team has won both team competitions at the same time.

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