The 2017 Jockey Skills Training Course at RACE (Racing Academy & Centre of Education), Kildare, in association with Irish Pony Club Race Day at Naas Racecourse will take place on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th September 2017.
For IPC members age 14 yrs. to 16 yrs.
Under 9 stone who have passed IPC ‘C’ Test
Fee: €220 to include full board and lodgings in RACE
Successful participants who pass an assessment at RACE will have the opportunity to take part in an exhibition race on the Naas Racecourse during the Irish Pony Club Race Day on Sunday 24th September 2017. For the exhibition race, members will ride the pony/horse they usually ride at Pony Club activities. Horses currently racing or ponies that are involved in 'Pony Racing' are not allowed. Members must nominate their mounts one week before the Race Day detailing the history of their pony/horse. Parents must sign a form taking responsibility for safely mounting their children.
Please complete the application form located in the side bar on the right hand side of the RACE Day/Jockey Skills page and return it to:
The Irish Pony Club Office, Tinnascarty, Freshford, Co. Kilkenny
to reach the office by Monday 14th August 2017
Preference will be given to those who have not previously participated in the programme.