The entries for the Irish Pony Club Connolly’s RED Mills Eventing Championships at Ballindenisk on 17/18 Aug are now OPEN on Muskerry Branch Its Plain Sailing page.

To Qualify you must have one clear XC and one XC round with under 20 penalties at this year's One Day Events or last Year's Championships.  Rules on IPC website.

Closing date for Entries Wed 7 Aug. NO LATE ENTRIES CAN BE ACCOMMODATED.  


  1. Please type the names of child and pony/horse in sentence casing i.e. as you wish to see the names printed on the programme – not in Block Capitals or all in lower case.
    • Also, check that the age is entered correctly in the age field not the date of birth.  There is another field for entering the date of birth.
    • All of the entries will be checked to ensure that the qualification criteria have been fulfilled.  


  1. Numbers may be collected from the IPC Secretary’s Office at Ballindenisk, Co. Cork from Friday 16th August 2019.
    • It is recommended that Branches appoint ONE person to collect all of the Branch numbers and distribute to the members of your Branch at the championships.


  1. The Eventing Rule Book is available to download from the IPC website:


  1. A timetable for the Eventing Championships will be published closer to the event.  However, please note that the Under 12 Team Championships will take place on Saturday 17th August.  The Dressage, Show Jumping and Cross Country Riding will all take place on Saturday for the Under 12 Class.  Provisionally, the timetable will be as follows.  It is subject to change depending on entries.


  • Saturday 17th August 2019

o Open, Intermediate, Junior and Under 12 Dressage

o Intermediate, Junior and Under 12 Show Jumping

o Under 12 Cross Country

  • Sunday 18th August 2019

o Open Show Jumping

o Open, Intermediate and Junior Cross Country

o Prizegiving





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) or any Comittee member. 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.



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



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!