And we're off.....
With the Government announcement that U18 training can resume from April 26th, Muskerry Pony Club have a busy schedule of activities in place over the next weeks and months. All the activities and dates below are subject to IPC and Government Guidelines, but we had a great first weekend and are looking forward to many more .......
Muskerry Pony Club Events
Showjumping Training Rallies - Wednesday, May 12th onwards.
Venue: Lucey Equine Centre.
Instructor: Norma Lucey
Date: Every Second Wednesday starting from May 12th.
Price will be €15 per rider per session (Max 8 in a session)
Sign up via itsplainsailing. Questions to Lene on 0851495368
Muskerry Pony Club would love to get a team together for the inter club show jumping competitions, however the training is open to all and we're hoping as many members as possible might be able to make it. Jumps will start low in all groups to suit abilities of the riders and horses/ponies.
Wednesday May 12th @ 7 pm pony club riders under 12 on Jan 1st 2021. (Every second Wednesday thereafter)
Wednesday May 12 th @ 8 pm pony club riders 12 till under 14 on Jan 1st 2021. (Every second Wednesday thereafter)
Wednesday May 19th @ 7 & 8 pm pony club riders 14 years and above. (Every second Wednesday thereafter)
June Bank Holiday - Monday June 7th - XC Training Rally
Venue: Ballygriffen, Mallow
Instructor: Becca Dunlea
More details to follow via Whatsapp. Names to Máíre Kiernan.
This a great venue with a wide selection of XC fences suitable for all ages. A great place to school pony and rider.
C Test - Training & Test
We are running C Test training across the month of June and are hoping to join a neighbouring club for the the test in early July. If you are interested in the C test please get your names to Anne by Friday June 4th.
The C test is important as it allows members compete at IPC cross country competitions.
C Test - Riding confidently with a secure seat. Can be taken in the year the rider turns 12 years or later.
C+ Training & Test
Later in the summer we may consider running our C+ Training and test. As we ran a C+ test in the Autumn of 2020 it is possible that we will wait until Spring 2022 to run our next C+ training and test.
C+ Test - Confident riding with leg yeilding and turns on the forehand. Can be taken in the year the rider turns 14 or later.
B Test upwards
B, B+, H, and A tests are co-ordinated either regionally or nationally. Muskerry have put forward a number of candidates for the senior tests (B, B+ and H). We wish all the candidates the best of luck with their preparation over the coming months.
We are planning to run our summer camp from June 30th to July 2nd this year. We would like to thank Eddie McDonagh and his family for hosting this year's camp at their farm in Bealnamorrive.
Registration for our 3 day Summer Camp June 30th - July 2nd is now open on It's Plain Sailing. As the number of members attending camp decides so much for us, we kindly ask for registration to be completed no later than Monday 14th June.
Summer camp is such an important time for members to make new friends and receive expert tuition from IPC registered Instructors. Costs are €160 for 1st child, €155 for second child and €150 for third child. Price includes lunch and refreshments each day.
Please click on the link below to register for Camp. 👇
Area Five Events
July 17th & 18th - Area Five Qualifier for IPC Festival in Barnadown.
Irish Pony Club Events
Regional training for Tetrathlon and selected Minis.
Beginning Friday May 21st in Thurles Co. Tipperary. Running and Shooting( Pistols only) for the time being.
Entries through Its Plain Sailing from Monday 17th. The usual Covid Protocols apply
PROVISIONAL HUNTER TRIALS AND EVENTING DATES 2021
June 13th - Carlow Hunt Branch - ODE - Bunclody
July 4th - Area 7 - ODE - Tattersalls
July 11th - Co. Limerick Hunt Branch - ODE - Crecora
July 11th - Laois Hunt Branch - ODE - Stradbally Hall
July 14th - Kllinick - ODE - Sleedagh
July 18th - Tipperary - ODE - Grove
July 24th - Area 5 - ODE - Kilguikey
July 25th - Kildare - ODE - Punchestown
August 1st - Island Hunt Branch - ODE - Frankfort
August 2nd - Longford Hunt Branch - ODE - Corbeagh House
August 8th - Shillelagh & District Hunt Branch - ODE - Coolboy
August 15th - United & Carbery Hunt Branches - ODE - Ballindenisk
August 28th & 29th - National Championship - ODE - Tattersalls
September 25th - Provisional Second Date For Hunter Trial Championships
PROVISIONAL MINIMUS & TETRATHLON DATES 2021
September 11th & 12th Provisional second date for Minimus
August 14th & 15th National Tetrathlon Championships 2021
IRISH PONY CLUB FESTIVAL DATE 2021
Chairman of the Showjumping Committe Mr. Syl Ryan is delighted to announce the date for the 2021 IPC Festival. It will be held from July 28th - 30th in Barnadown.