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Well done to the Irish Pony Club riders who competed in the Combined Training at the Dublin Horse Show
Well done to the Irish Pony Club riders who competed in the Combined Training at the Dublin Horse Show. It was a challenging competition which attracted great support!
Each year nominations are collected from each Branch for the RACE (Racing Academy and Centre of Education) Jockey Skills Training Course. Once again in 2018, ten Irish Pony Club members have been selected to complete a two day course in Kildare at RACE on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th September.
- Leah Rumble, Tipperary Hunt Branch
- Erin Dunseath, Wexford Hunt Branch
- Tom Hayden, Tipperary Hunt Branch
- Elizabeth Wallace, Co. Limerick Hunt Branch
- Lauren Doyle, Laois Hunt Branch
- Katie Donlon, Westmeath Hunt Branch
- Niamh Flinter, Kildare Hunt Branch
- Katie Mulligan, Galway Mid County Branch
- Aoibhe Long, Meath Hunt Branch
- Patrick Sheeran, Laois Hunt Branch
All in the Irish Pony Club would like to wish them the very best of luck. RACE have a full schedule planned for them and we hope that they enjoy the experience and gain valuable knowledge from the training. Good luck!
The Kildare Hunt Branch Novice ODE will take place on Saturday 15th September in Punchestown.
There will be Mounted Games at the National Ploughing Championships on Tuesday 18th September 2018.
Pentathlon Ireland are delighted to be hosting the UIPM Laser Run World Championships on the weekend of Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th September in Trinity College, Dublin. This is the 4th time that these innovative championships are being held and over 400 athletes from 22 nations will be involved so we are expecting a great weekend of competitions.
The Mackey Irish Pony Club National Hunter Trial Championships are all set for Saturday 22nd September 2018 in Moorefield Kennels, Moorefield, Old Ross, Co. Wexford, Y35 AY72.
Parents are key to a child’s life-long involvement in sport. The Irish Pony Club and Horse Sport Ireland have joined forces with more than 100 sports organisations in Ireland and the UK to promote Parents in Sport Week. This is a great opportunity to promote and underscore the positive, supporting role that parents play. Coaches and officials can also examine their communication with parents to benefit children’s involvement in sport.