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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.

On completion of the Dressage Ride Off, the Musical Ride competition will take place in Sand Arena 1 at 4.00 pm on Friday 27th July.

Please assemble in grass Arena 2 where a safety tack inspection will take place 30 minutes in advance of your expected time.  Should classes run ahead of schedule DCs, trainers and members need to be aware that announcements will be made to that effect.  A maximum of ten minutes is allocated to each entry and the running order is as follows.

  1. Wicklow Hunt Branch;
  2. Killinick Harriers Branch;
  3. North Kilkenny Hunt Branch;
  4. Louth Hunt Branch;
  5. Newcastle Lyons Branch
  6. Island Hunt Branch. 

We hope you have had great fun and enjoyment practising for your display and we are looking forward to an afternoon of entertainment.

Virtual Musical Ride Winners

After much deliberation and the continuous counting of votes, we can now announce the Winners of the Virtual Musical Ride.......

Many congratulations to the West Waterford Branch ride entitled 'Beauty and the Beast'. 

Well done to all competing Branches. Your hard work can really be seen and will definitely pay off in the future.

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