Entries are now open for the National Dressage Day Sunday May 1st 2022 in Spruce Lodge




SUNDAY 1st May 2022


1             Under 10 & U12  ‘warm-up’ test               South Munster Introduction to Dressage Test C (2012) (40m arena)


2             U10 & U12          Competition test            Pre-Novice IPC dressage test 2019 (40m arena)

3             Junior                   ‘warm-up’ test                  BE 95 (2012) (40m arena)

4             Junior                   Competition test             Dressage Ireland test P8 (2012) (60m arena)

5             Intermediate      ‘warm-up’ test                  BE 107 (2016) (40m arena)

6             Intermediate      Competition test              Dressage Ireland N27A (2021) (60m arena)


7             Open/SA             ‘warm-up’ test                  BE 112 (2010) (40m arena)

8             Open/SA             Competition test             Dressage Ireland N27A (2021) (60m arena)


9             Open to all         UK PC Windsor Competition test 2020 The Pony Club Open Dressage Champs Test 2018 (60m arena) This is the level of test required to compete at UK PC ‘Open’ Level, equivalent to BD/DI Elementary.

Riders can and should, if possible, ride two tests, one ‘warm up’ and one Competition test.  Dressage test directives are available on IPC website downloads page.

Members may compete in two categories on the same or different pony, ie U10/U12/Junior/Intermediate/Open but must ride H/C in one category; this MUST be declared on the entry form or both tests will counted as H/C.  

Rosettes will be awarded for all classes, and for U10 & 12 classes separately if sufficient entries.

Irish Pony Club Pure Dressage rules and tack apply EXCEPT that whips are allowed in Under 12 competitions.

Entry fees:  €21 first test, €15 second test ridden by the same combination of rider and pony/horse.

ENTRIES via ItsPlainSailing on Irish Pony Club website Dressage page http://www.irishponyclub.ie/index.php/dressage-conbined-training CLOSING DATE Sunday 24th April at 23.59  


Enquiries- contact Show Secretary Marie Hennessy 087 1348613 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or Kate Harvey 087 2028997 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Times: see IPC website on Thursday 28th April          Information about the venue http://www.sprucelodge.ie/  

Competitors must provide their own numbers (any type) as given alongside their dressage times on the IPC website.

There will be limited catering provided at the venue.

Dressage Test sheets and rosettes can be sent directly to competitors if they provide a Stamped Addressed Envelope or an Addressed Envelope containing €1.  Remaining tests will be posted to the relevant DC. 

Please DO NOT attend if you are feeling unwell, are displaying any symptoms of Covid 19, have a positive Covid test or are a known Close Contact of a Positive or Suspected case of Covid 19.

  • Logo Hsi 300 300x232
  • Logo Connollysredmills 450x185
  • Logo Mackey
  • Champ Logo Small2
  • TRI


Irish Pony Club


  • ph: +353 (0)56 883 2966
  • fax: +353 (0)56 883 2965

  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Follow us on