Step-By-Step Guide

  1. Read the class conditions in the Competition Schedule to see what classes your horse or pony may be eligible to enter.
  2. Read the rules and any restrictions for the classes you wish to enter.
  3. Peruse the general rules and regulation section of the Competition Schedule as it is a condition of entry that you and your representatives agree and adhere to them.
  4. Complete the 2017 Entry Form, making sure you sign and date it. Unsigned Entry Forms will be returned for signing and can not be processed until signed.
  5. Complete the 2017 Fee Docket and attach payment:
    1. Payments will only be accepted in Euro.
    2. Cheques in Euro payable to the 'RDS' or 'Royal Dublin Society' from a Republic of Ireland denominated account.
    3. Credit Card payments are subject to a processing fee
    4. Please note sterling will not be accepted under any circumstances
  6. Entry forms with payment must be received by the RDS before 30 June 2017.

Postal Address
Equestrian Department
Dublin 4

Please note: There are a number of classes which require your horse or pony to have qualified at a previous show. Unless your horse or pony has qualified, it will not be accepted into these classes (please see below);

Classes/Competitions requiring qualification:

  • Ladies Side-Saddle
  • Performance Irish Draught
  • Breeders' Championship
  • Three Year Old Potential Event Horse
  • Three Year Old Loose Performance
  • Young Event Horse
  • Small Event Horse
  • Intermediate Side-Saddle
  • Connemara Performance Hunter Championship
  • Combined Training
  • Junior Equitation
  • All National Show Jumping Championships

Details of the 2017 qualifiers are available here.