For ponies, mares or geldings, 4, 5, 6 and 7 years old, that have not attained 50 points in any ridden class and all ponies 8 years old and over that have not gained 30 points in any ridden class. Ponies not exceeding 123 cms., suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have not attained their 8th birthday on 1st January of current year. Riders in this class may not compete in any other class with the exception of any other Lead Rein, Nursery First Ridden, Working Hunter Lead Rein or Nursery Cradle Stakes Classes.
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS – HORSES AND OTHER EQUINES
As from 1 May 2012, any premises (which includes shows, fairs and markets) where horses or other equines are gathered must be registered with the Department. Owners/persons in charge of such gatherings are required to submit a completed application form for registration and to keep records of movements on/off their premises.
Records must be retained for at least 3 years as they may be required by the Department for the purposes of tracing disease. Records required are
It is important therefore that Show organisers should contact their local Regional Veterinary Office in advance so that consideration can be given to compliance with the requirements outlined above.
All Equines (which include horses, ponies and donkeys) must be identified in accordance with EU and national legislation.
In respect of each equine in their care, a keeper must ensure that
Prizes will be issued by post to winners after the Show.
Affiliated to the Irish Pony Society (I.P.S)
No entries permitted on day of event.