National Dressage Day 2018 - Directions to Spruce Lodge

The Irish Pony Club National Dressage Day will take place on Saturday 5th May 2018 at Spruce Lodge, Redcross, Co. Wicklow.

Entries are now CLOSED.

Please click here to download the directions to Spruce Lodge.

Prizes have once again been generously sponsored by TRI Equestrian.

The following are the details for the Classes, Warm Up Tests and Competition Tests that will take place on the day. 

1 Under 10 & 12  Warm-up Test

South Munster Introduction to Dressage Test C (2012)

(40m arena)

2  Under 10 & 12 Competition Test

Pre Novice IPC Dressage Test 2013

(40m arena)

3  Juniors Warm-up Test

Junior BE 95 (2012)

(40m arena)

4  Juniors Competition Test

Dressage Ireland Test P8 (2012)

(60m arena)

5  Intermediates Warm-up Test

BE 96 (2016)

(40m arena)

Intermediates Competition Test

IPC Novice Dressage Test (2014)

(60m arena)

7  Open/SA Warm-up Test

 BE 110 (2012)

(40m arena)

8 Open/SA  Competition Test

IPC Novice Dressage Test (2014)

(60m arena)

9 FEI Team Competition Test Pony 2012_2016 International Standard Test (60m arena)
10 Team Competition   U10/12, Junior, Inter. or Open/SA competition test as above.

New last year: A mixed team competition, draw for teams of 3 or 4 on the morning of the competition. Results of best 3 Competition tests will count towards the team score. NB no extra tests need to be ridden. 

As last year: We are including the FEI international test for those interested, to show what can be achieved!

Riders can and should if possible ride two tests, one ‘warm up’ and one Competition test. Tests are on the IPC website.

Prizes will be awarded for the competition classes 2, 4, 6, 8 and 9: for U10 & 12 separately if sufficient entries (Pre Novice IPC dressage test 2013), Junior (DI test P8), Intermediate (IPC Novice Dressage Test 2014), Open/Senior Associate (IPC Novice Dressage Test 2014), FEI team competition test pony 2012_2016. Winners will also receive a sash.
Ordinary rosettes for the ‘warm up’ classes for U10 & 12 (separately if sufficient entries), Juniors, Intermediates and Open/SA.

NB the ‘warm-up’ tests may be called as riders may be under pressure to remember two tests.

Irish Pony Club Pure Dressage rules apply EXCEPT that whips are allowed in Under 12 competitions.

Entry fees: €20 first test, €15 second test ridden by the same combination of rider and pony/horse.
ENTRIES via ItsPlainSailing: www.itsplainsailing/club/ipc 

Enquiries: contact Show Secretary Marie Hennessy 087 1348613 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Kate Harvey 087 2028997 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Times: see IPC website on Thursday 3rd May.

Information about the venue

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