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PONY CLUB Musical Ride

Musical Ride is a group of riders performing a series of movements to music. Teams consist of between 4 and 20 members and all riders must be over the age of 6 on the 1st of January of the current year. Any size of horse or pony may participate, once they can be safely controlled by their rider.
The display may proceed for a total of 8 minutes plus one minute to enter and exit the arena respectively. Musical Ride is a really enjoyable experience that you can undertake with a group of friends, ideally with your instructor. Branches may enter the Musical Ride competition at the annual Irish Pony Club Festival.

Musical Ride Awards

Awards will be presented in the following five categories:

  • Best Musical Ride
    • 1st Place Vivienne Hillery Trophy
    • 2nd Place Evelyn Coyle Trophy
    • 3rd - 6th Place Rosettes
  • Best Team Artistic Presentation Brandon Cup
  • Best Team entering for 1st time within 5 years Ponsonby Trophy
    (in memory of Mrs. Cherry Brandon)
  • Best Under 12 Team All riders to be aged under 12 on 1st January
  • Best Small Branch Team Tuam and District Cup
    • 4 to 8 riders from a Branch with less than 30 members registered in previous year the total for which did not exceed 60 members in 2014, may join together and will be eligible for a new award.

1st place rosettes will be presented to the winners in each category.
Participation rosettes will be presented to all other competitors.

Irish Pony Club Festival Musical Ride Results

Congratulations to Warrington Branch, the 2017 winners of the Vivienne Hilary Cup. The branch were deserving winners and their musical ride to the soundtrack from Beauty and the Beast was brilliant.  Louth Hunt Branch followed in second place with Laois Hunt Branch in third.  

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Musical Ride Awards

Musical Ride Awards

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Musical Ride Rules

Musical Ride Rules

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Musical Ride Guidelines

Musical Ride Guidelines

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Irish Pony Club

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