Show Hunter Ponies

Classes

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77. SHOW HUNTER STARTER STAKES, PONY, MARE or GELDING, 4 years old or over, not exceeding 133cm.
Suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have not attained their 12th birthday by 1 January 2017. Any combination of pony and rider competing in this class may not compete in any other Show Hunter Pony Class at this Show.

78. PONY, MARE or GELDING, 4 years old or over, not exceeding 133cm.
Suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have not attained their 14th birthday by 1 January 2017.

79. PONY, MARE or GELDING, 4 years old or over, exceeding 133cm but not exceeding 143cm.
Suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have not attained their 17th birthday by 1 January 2017.

80. PONY, MARE or GELDING, 4 years old or over, exceeding 143cm but not exceeding 153cm.
Suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have not attained their 20th birthday by 1 January 2017.

81. PONY, MARE or GELDING, 4 years old or over, exceeding 143cm, but not exceeding 158cm.
Suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have attained their 14th birthday but not attained their 25th birthday, by 1 January 2017.

Aim

To exhibit true pony character and conformation.

The Show Hunter Pony should be a quality animal with a neat head, good length of rein and depth through the body.  They should demonstrate the suitability to carry a child across country and over a variety of terrain and obstacles.  Manners are of extreme importance.


Entry Fee

RDS Members: €160 each entry, Non-members: €200 each entry.


Rules

Ponies entered in Class 80 and 81 may also be entered in Class 20 and Class 21 (Small Hunters) provided they are eligible.

Exhibits in the Show Hunter Pony classes must have a current and valid measurement under the Show Jumping Ireland / Irish Pony Society Measurement Scheme and their passports must be available on arrival for inspection.


Awards & Prizes

The number of prizes awarded is based on the number of animals catalogued. For more information please click here.

  • 1st €335
  • 2nd €233
  • 3rd €186
  • 4th €129
  • 5th €93


Cups & Trophies

Cup No. 99 – Perpetual Challenge Cup for the Best Show Hunter Pony (Classes 78 to 81).