First Ridden Ponies

Classes

  • When: Sat 12 August, 08:00 - 09:00
  • Where: Ring 1

92. PONY, MARE OR GELDING, 4 years old or over, not exceeding 123cms.
Suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have not attained their 10th birthday by 1 January 2017. Ponies must be shown in simple snaffle bridles, only loose ring, egg butt and hanging cheek snaffles will be permitted. The above snaffles with lozenge and french link joints will be permitted. No cantering allowed except for individual performances and ponies must leave the ring at a walk only. First Ridden riders must not ride in any other class at the Show.

Aim

To foster and support equestrianism into the future.


Entry Fee

RDS Members: €170 each entry; Non Members: €200 each entry.


Rules

Exhibits in the First Ridden Ponies 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.

Ponies must be shown in simple snaffle bridles, only loose ring, egg butt and hanging cheek snaffles will be permitted.  The above snaffles with lozenge and french link joints will be permitted. Please note that ‘Wilkie’ bits are not permitted.   No cantering allowed except for individual performances and ponies must leave the ring at a walk only.  First Ridden Riders must not ride in any other class at the Show.


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

All ponies competing will receive a rosette.