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PONY CLUB Tetrathlon

Tetrathlon is a challenging four phase competition requiring practical horsemanship and general athletic ability involving running, riding, swimming and shooting.
• Running phase: The senior boys run over a 3,000 metre course while senior girls and all juniors run over a 1,500 metre course and each competitor’s time is measured.
• Swimming phase: The senior boys swim for 4 minutes, senior girls and juniors swim for 3 minutes.
• Shooting Phase: Senior boys and girls shoot using an air pistol of .177 calibre at 10m. air pistol targets from the standing position. Junior boys and girls shoot using an air rifle of .177 calibre at 10m. air rifle target lying in a prone position. Scores from all four phases are added together to arrive at an individual score for each member. The best three individual scores are calculated to arrive at a team score.

Tetrathlon News

Irish Pony Club Health and Safety Committee Update 20th August 2020

Irish Pony Club Health and Safety Committee Update 20th August 2020

Equine sporting competitions can continue behind closed doors. People are asked to use face coverings, while training and gathering outdoors should be conducted in pods of 15, with this being reviewed before September 13th.

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Irish Pony Club Tetrathlon Shooting Training Protocol

Irish Pony Club Tetrathlon Shooting Training Protocol

The Irish Pony Club Tetrathlon committee have issued the following guidelines for Branches for Tetrathlon Shooting Training.

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IPC Tetrathlon Committee Issue Positive Statement for Members

IPC Tetrathlon Committee Issue Positive Statement for Members

As phase 2 of the Roadmap for Reopening Ireland commences and step one of the Irish Pony Club Return to Activity Plan begins to unfold, the Irish Pony Club Tetrathlon committee would like to provide an information update for members.

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Message from the Irish Pony Club Tetrathlon Chairman

Message from the Irish Pony Club Tetrathlon Chairman

Message from the Irish Pony Club Tetrathlon Chairman

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National Triathlon Final 2020 - Update

National Triathlon Final 2020 - Update

As you are aware, the Irish Pony Club Tetrathlon committee made the decision last week to postpone the National Triathlon Final based on the guidelines and advice announced by the Department of Health.

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National Triathlon Final 2020 - Timetable, Competitor Numbers, Swim Heat and Shoot Details

National Triathlon Final 2020 - Timetable, Competitor Numbers, Swim Heat and Shoot Details

The National Triathlon Final will be held on Sunday 15th March in Athy. 

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Nominations Open for Minimus, Junior and Senior Tetrathlon Irish Squads

Nominations Open for Minimus, Junior and Senior Tetrathlon Irish Squads

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Minimus, Junior and Senior Tetrathlon Irish Squads.

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Tetrathlon Committee Thank All Sponsors, Supporters and Volunteers at the Joe Duffy Volvo Tetrathlon Championships

Tetrathlon Committee Thank All Sponsors, Supporters and Volunteers at the Joe Duffy Volvo Tetrathlon Championships

John Flood and the Irish Pony Club Tetrathlon Committee would like to thank to all of the sponsors, supporters and volunteers who helped out at the Joe Duffy Volvo Tetrathlon Championships last weekend.

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Online Live Provisional Scores from the Joe Duffy Volvo National Tetrathlon Championships

Online Live Provisional Scores from the Joe Duffy Volvo National Tetrathlon Championships

Good luck to everyone competing at this weekends Irish Pony Club Tetrathlon Championships in Tattersalls.

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Stabling and Lorry Hook Up Information - Joe Duffy Volvo Tetrathlon Championships 2019

Stabling and Lorry Hook Up Information - Joe Duffy Volvo Tetrathlon Championships 2019

Carefully read all of the following information before arriving at the Joe Duffy Volvo Tetrathlon Championships.

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