Don't miss our fantastic Jumps Ahead Competition .......

Full Rules available here Rules Area 5 Jumps Ahead Competition 2019 - final.pdf (784988)


Results of our first league date - May 19th in Maryville are available here .. 2016 Area5 Jumps Ahead - Final - Complete Maryville Results.pdf (113622)




Minimus / Tetrathlon


Area 5 Fun Minimus/Tetrathlon 26 May Kilguilkey

Entries close 20 May at midnight



National Minimus

Sat 15 and Sun 16 June at Green Glens Millstreet and Malllow pool

Branch Entries Close Monday June 3rd.


Complete Information on National Minimus here - Minimus 2019 Information for DC-s and Trainers (1).pdf (402673)





Get ready for the Combined Training at the Area 5 Quals...

Dressage Training with Anna Dangerfield
on Friday evenings, 10, 24 and 31st May
at Lucey E.C. Aherla, by kind permission of Norma Lucey.

€30 for 60 min session Max 3 per group.
Names to Lene on 085 1495368 by Wed of each week please



Training for the Area 5 Qualifiers 

for IPC Festival 

(Alice Mernagh, Robbie Bailey, John Leddingham and Combined Training competitions) 

starts nxt Monday evening 13th May at Lucey E.C. Aherla. 

Names BY TEXT plz to Roisin on 086 3522177.

Area 5 Quals for IPC Festival are on Sun 2 June in Maryville.

U12's 80cms (Alice Mernagh)
U14 90cms (Robbie Bailey)
1m (John Leddingham)

Combined Training

Individual Showjumping

Entries now open on South Union Pony Club page of

Enties close 9pm 24/5/19





Pony Games Rallies


IFun Filled Pony Games sessions for all levels - U10 / U13 (and U16 if interested) 

Saturday April 27th 3pm.

Sat May 11th 3pm

Sat May 25th 3pm

Lee Valley E.C.

Names to Máire - 086 8050831

Introduction to Games at Farrangalway  Kinsale
 on Sunday 9th June 
for  all clubs and ages especially those who have not played much. 
Times TBC
Names to Máire - 086 8050831
Thursday 6th June  at Cork Showgrounds Ballincollig starting at 6 pm  
Thursday 20th June at Cork Showgrounds Ballincollig starting at 6pm       this is  The Qualifier for the festival
Saturday 29th June Charliville Show. starting at 10 am      also an RDS qualifier for Seniors
Thursday 18th July Cork Showgrounds Ballincollig starting at 6 pm.
Looking forward to a fun filled summer of mounted games!





Summer Camp 2019

Sun 30 June - Fri 5 July

Get your 5 rallies done!



Jumps Ahead League 2019

sponsored by O'Brien's Saddlery

  • Sunday May 19th - Maryville EC Carrigaline

  • Saturday June 22nd - Kilguilkey House Mallow

  • FINAL - Saturday July 13th  - Cork Showgrounds





Sunday 26th May.  

Swimming will be at Mallow Pool starting at 11am with the riding and running phase being held in Killguilkey once swim is finished.  There will be a shooting phase for the Tethratlon.  Entries on



B+ Test  2019 

will be held on

2nd November 

at Grennan College, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny.


Entries are now open on Its Plain Sailing and can be accessed by going to:

A €50 non-refundable deposit will be required on registration, the remainder to be paid on the day of the test.


Candidates who wish to take the B+ Test will have to complete a minimum of 10 hours assisting/teaching with senior instructors at camp/rallies.  Upon signing up for the test the candidate will be issued with a Logbook which is to be signed off on by a senior instructor.  They will also have to include separate pages outlining details of each session that they participated in.  Further information will be sent to candidates when they register.






Show Jumping Training

with Virginia Cassidy

at Castlemore E.C.

Monday evenings 25 March and 1 April

Names to Noelle Desmond on 087 9523169



Minimus(12 and under) & Tethrathlon (Over 12s)


Two great competitions - see full details on IPC website. Names to Anne if you are interested in getting involved.
Two great team competitions - see full details on IPC website. Names to Anne if you are interested in getting involved.
Some members will be travelling to Athy to avail of national Tetrathlon training on some Sundays across March / April - First session next Sunday March 3rd - let Anne know if you are interested
Sunday March 10th - there is a biathlon / triathlon in Kilkenny (Minimus / Tetrathlon minus the riding phase). Again please let Anne know names if interested in travelling.
Further club organised training will take place at a later date. Let Anne know if you're interested so we have an idea of numbers etc. There will be a number of Minimus / Tetrathlon competitions across April / May.




Area 5 Qualifiers

for Irish Pony Club Festival held in Wexford in July 

will be held in Maryville on Sunday June 2nd this year. 

If anyone is interested in competing on a show-jumping team, 

please give your name to Noelle on 087 9523169 so that we can organise training. 

(Training won't start until after the C and C+ tests are over.)

There are team events to suit most ages and abilities including:

The Alice Mernagh Trophy - U12s 80cm
The Robbie Bailey Cup - U14 90cm
The Captain John Ledingham Trophy - 1 metre

Further info. and rules for these events are available here…/ruleboo…/showjumpingrules2018.pdf




Senior Training  

for B, H or B+ Tests

starts 6 April

(in Midleton)

please give your names

to Roisin asap


Provisional Dates for 2019 

 Sat 27​th​ Apl IPC Hunter Trials Championships Moorefield, Kennels, Wexford 

S at 4​th​ May National Dressage Day Spruce Lodge, Co Wicklow 

15/16 June National Minimus – Millstreet 
25/26/27 July IPC Festival – Barnadown
17/18 Aug National Eventing Championships,– Ballindenisk
24/25 Aug Tetrathlon – Tattersalls.
 7th July Crecora  21st July Ballindenisk 3rd Aug Kilguilkey.
The Dressage test for Open will change but tests for all other classes will be the same as last year.  The tests for combined training will be the same as the eventing tests.
Area 5 Dates

28 April - Area 5 Dressage Day - Kilguilkey

19​th​ May Jumps Ahead League – Maryville 

26​th​ May – Area 5 Minimus/Tetrathlon Kilguilkey – Swim Mallow Pool 

2​nd​ June -  Area 5 Combined Training/Showjumping Qualifier 

22  June – Jumps Ahead League – Kilguilkey 

13 July - Jumps Ahead Final - Cork Showgrounds

21​st​ July – ODE Qualifier Ballindenisk 

3​rd​ August – ODE Qualifier Kilguilkey.
Cylda Eventing Training Day – date to be confirmed

Local Hunter Trial Dates

Killeady - 17 March



Important Notice

The new IPC standard for back protectors is BETA Level 3 (purple) 2009 Standard or any later revision.

Members will not be allowed to participate in any IPC Test or competition without one. 

Avoid added stress on those big days and check your back protector now!





At least one parent of each Muskerry Pony Club Member must be Garda vetted.  This is not a complicated process.  As per the new rules outlined below, get  your documents proving your identity verified by our D. C. (Roisin). Then download the Invitation to Vetting form by clicking below (ignore the other forms), complete the Invitation to Vetting and forward to the Irish Pony Club at the address supplied on the form with your verified documents proving your identity.  Once your identity has been verified, the process  may then be completed online.  

Many thanks!


With effect from January 2018, The Irish Pony Club will move fully to E-Vetting meaning that paper-based Garda Vetting forms will no longer be accepted.


Please Note:

Original documents to be used to verify your identity and current address.  These documents must be shown to the person approved to verify your identity.  Photocopies of these documents must then be signed and dated by the officer verifying your identity.  The Invitation to Complete Garda Vetting and photocopies of the identification documents must be posted to the Irish Pony Club office (not e-mailed).

Identification can be verified by one of the following:-  DC, Secretary, Branch Children’s Officer, Area Rep, Executive Committee, Guard, Solicitor, Irish Pony Club staff member.