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PONY CLUB Raceday/Jockey Skills

The Jockey Skills Training Course is one of the most exciting aspects of this initiative. Ten Pony Club members are selected to participate in the course at the world renowned Racing Academy and Centre of Education (RACE) in Kildare town prior to the Race Day. The course is open to Irish Pony Club members aged 14 to 16 years who hold a minimum C test certificate and who are under 9 stone weight.
The overall winner of the Jockey Skills course will be announced at the Race Day. During the exhibition race at the Curragh, the members who completed the Jockey Skills course will ride the pony/horse they usually ride at Pony Club activities.

Raceday/Jockey Skills News

RACE Jockey Skills Course 2019 - A Fantastic Experience for Ten Irish Pony Club Members

RACE Jockey Skills Course 2019 - A Fantastic Experience for Ten Irish Pony Club Members

Amazing, fantastic and thrilling. Just some of the many positive words that the ten Irish Pony Club members used to describe their experiences at the 2019 RACE Jockey Skills Course.

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Ten Successful IPC Candidates Begin The RACE Jockey Skills Course Today

Ten Successful IPC Candidates Begin The RACE Jockey Skills Course Today

The Irish Pony Club would like to wish the ten candidates who will begin the 2019 RACE Jockey Skills Course today the very best of luck.  

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Applications OPEN for the 2019 RACE Jockey Skills Training Course

Applications OPEN for the 2019 RACE Jockey Skills Training Course

Applications are now open for the RACE Jockey Skills Training Course. The application form may be downloaded from the IPC website. Applications will close on Monday 12th of August 2019.

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2018 Jockey Skills Training Course Report by Katie Donlon

2018 Jockey Skills Training Course Report by Katie Donlon

2018 has been a busy year full of Irish Pony Club activities.  One of the highlights of the calendar for ten lucky applicants is the Jockey Skills Training Course at RACE.

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Irish Pony Club Family Fun Day at Naas Racecourse on Sunday 30th September 2018

Irish Pony Club Family Fun Day at Naas Racecourse on Sunday 30th September 2018

The Annual Irish Pony Club Family Fun Day and Race Day at Naas Racecourse will take place on Sunday 30th September.  Naas Racecourse have a super day planned, packed full of activities for all the family.

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10 Irish Pony Club Members Selected for the 2018 RACE Jockey Skills Training Course

10 Irish Pony Club Members Selected for the 2018 RACE Jockey Skills Training Course

Each year nominations are collected from each Branch for the RACE (Racing Academy and Centre of Education) Jockey Skills Training Course.  Once again in 2018, ten Irish Pony Club members have been selected to complete a two day course in Kildare at RACE on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th September.

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