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Eventing originally evolved from the training and selection of cavalry horses.

It involves 3 disciplines, each of which is designed to test the horse's ability. The Dressage phase shows how trainable the horse is and its basic paces in walk, trot and canter, the show jumping shows athleticism, control and accuracy while the cross – country phase tests stamina, speed, jumping and bravery. The sport combines the different disciplines in one competition and is run on a cumulative penalty basis. The competitor with least penalties at the end is the winner.


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Provisional Eventing Qualifier Dates 2022

Provisional Eventing Qualifier Dates 2022

These are the provisional dates for 2022 Branch Qualifiers received to date.

All are subject to change. 

5th June Wicklow Hunt Branch - Rosanna

12th June Carlow Hunt Branch - Bunclody

26th June Island Hunt Branch – Frankfort

10th July Co. Limerick Branch - Crecora 

10th  July laois Hunt Branch _ Stradbally

17th July Tipperary Hunt Branch - Grove

20th July Killinick Harriers Hunt Branch- Sleedagh

24th July Kildare Hunt Branch - Punchestown

24th July United & Carbery Hunt Branches Ballindenisk

1st  August Scarteen Hunt Branch - Hillcrest Equestrian Centre

6th  August Area 5 - Kilguikey

27th & 28th Eventing Championships – Venue TBC

17th September National Hunter Trials – Venue TBC



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Chairman of the Eventing Committee's acknowledgement

Chairman of the Eventing Committee's acknowledgement

Chairman of Eventing Mr. Richard Kehoe in conjunction with the Eventing Committee, would like to sincerely thank Connolly’s Redmills for their extremely generous longstanding sponsorship of the Irish Pony Club Eventing Championship and Qualifiers. Connolly’s Redmills have also provided us with fantastic prizes for the Connolly’s Redmills League.

As always, we are very grateful for their continued support.

Please visit the Redmills store in Cillin Hill, Dublin Road, Kilkenny or have a look at their website https://redmillsstore.ie/ where you will find a range of luxury products from clothing, footwear, pet care, home wares, and of course the well-known Redmills feed range.

Thank you to Simon Porter Saddlery who sponsored the Best Turned out prizes. Simon is a long standing supporter of the Irish Pony Club. We would be lost on occasion without him on hand to supply Girths, Numnahs, Studs etc to those who have found themselves short at our Events.

We would also like to thank the venue owners Tattersalls Ireland who provided us with the most spectacular venue and facilities.

Tattersall course Builder Mr. Eugene O’Neill is to be highly commended for the four Cross country courses he provided us with. They were of the highest quality and were very highly commended by all our attendees.

Many thanks to the Chairman of the Equine Executive Committee Mr. Michael Essame. You rolled your sleeves up and helped immensely with organising the handing over of the dressage sheets to the Branch representatives. You were a great support to the Office.

Thank you to our Chief Stewards Gervais Maher & Elaine Lait. You worked from very early morning till late at night to make sure everything was up to scratch and all queries were given a fair hearing.

To all the Branch volunteers, Judges, Scribes and Scorers, who gave up their free time to make sure this Competition took place. We cannot run any competition without your valued time and support. For this we thank you most sincerely.

To the members, parents and supporters. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts. You put in a huge effort all summer to qualify. The friendly smiles, and great banter created a wonderful atmosphere that will be hard to emulate.

The past eighteen months have been extremely difficult for many in the Irish Pony Club. The Eventing Committee would like to pass on their sympathies to the families of Grace Tyrell, Susanna O’ Dowd, Tiggy Hancock & Gabriella Weaver. These girls are all former members of the IPC who have represented their branches to the very highest of standards. Their loss has been felt immensely by all who knew them.

Many thanks to those who in leu of payment for their services over the weekend offered a donation to the Tiggy's Trust.

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ODE Dates 2021

ODE Dates 2021

The following dates have been submitted by Branches for Eventing  for 2021

June 27th - Wicklow Hunt Branch - ODE - Rosanna

July 3rd - Shillelagh & District Hunt Branch - ODE - Coolboy

July 11th - Co. Limerick Hunt Branch - ODE - Crecora

July 14th - Killinick - ODE - Sleedagh Farm

July 18th - Tipperary - ODE - Grove

July 25th - Kildare - ODE - Punchestown

August 1st - Island Hunt Branch - ODE - Frankfort

August 2nd - Westmeath Hunt Branch - ODE - Annaharvey

 August 7th - Area 5 - ODE - Kilguikey 

August 15th - United & Carbery Hunt Branches - ODE - Ballindenisk

August 28th & 29th - National Championship - ODE - Tattersalls


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ODE Results

ODE Results

Wicklow Hunt Branch - ODE - Rosanna Under 12 Placings Junior Placings Intro Intermediate Placings Intermediate Placings Final Scores (all classes)

Shillelagh & District Hunt Branch - ODE - Coolboy Click Here 

Co. Limerick Hunt Branch - ODE - Crecora Click Here

Killinick - ODE - Sleedagh Farm Click here

Tipperary - ODE - Grove Click here
Kildare - ODE - Punchestown Click Here
Westmeath Hunt Branch - ODE - Annaharvey Open Intermediate Intro Intermediate Junior Under 12 A Under 12 B
Area 5 - ODE - Kilguikey Click Here 
United & Carbery Hunt Branches - ODE - Ballindenisk Click Here

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Championship Dates

Championship Dates

28th 29th 30th July -  IPC Festival Championships -  Barnadown 

14th - 15th Aug - National Tetrathlon Championships -  Killossery

28th - 29th Aug - National Eventing Championships - Tattersalls

5th Sept - IPC National Dressage Day - Spruce Lodge

11th - 12th Sept - National Minimus Championships -  Nuenna Farm

25th Sept - Hunter Championships -  Moorefield Kennels, New Ross Co. Wexford



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Tipperary Hunt Pony Club Novice Training One Day Event

Tipperary Hunt Pony Club Novice Training One Day Event

Novice ODE coming up! Get entries in soon, places limited and it will fill up quickly. Look forward to seeing you all again.

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