There is a committee for each discipline:
There are also two advisory committees, training and finance. It should be remembered that all of these representatives are volunteers who give a great deal of time and expertise to the Irish Pony Club, without which it would not be possible to run our Championships and other competitions.
Discipline Sub Committees
The Discipline Sub-
The Role of Sub Committee Chairman with the support of the Sub-
To promote the discipline they represent within the Irish Pony Club.
To organise a Sub Committee meetings during the year, where the views of the Area Sub Committee members are heard and taken into account.
To represent the views of the Sub Committee members at the Executive Committee meetings.
To keep the Discipline Rule Book updated as necessary.
To appoint a Chief Steward to each of the Area Qualifiers for their Discipline. The Chief Steward is responsible for the correct running of the Area Qualifier in conjunction with the Area Representative and organising Branch.
The Eventing Chairman organises the One Day Event Qualifier dates and venues. She/he appoints a Chief Steward to each One Day Event Qualifier, who is responsible for the correct running of the Qualifier in conjunction with the DC and Event Secretary.
The Tetrathlon Chairman is responsible, with his/her Committee for organising the Tetrathlon and Minimus Championships and any special training required within the discipline.
The Chairman and Administrator source venues for the Championships
A competition review meeting is held annually to consider the organisation / running of the competition and appropriate plans made for improvements. Each discipline Chairman presents a report on the years activities.
Where International competitions are part of the Discipline, the Chairman is responsible for the training and selection of teams (appointment of a selection Committee), team trainers, chaperones, liaison with the hosts and travel arrangements for all concerned (in consultation with the Administrator).
Where International teams are invited here, the Chairman and Committee organise the competition, cultural activities, hosts and any other arrangements required.
Secretarial Services of the staff at Headquarters is available to the Chairman of each Committee
Discipline Chairmen are always happy to answer any questions you may have and contact details are on the relevant discipline committees page.