Lead Rein Show Ponies


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91. PONY, MARE or GELDING of Show Pony type, 4 years old or over, not exceeding 123cm.
Suitable for and to be ridden by riders who have attained their 3rd birthday but who have not attained their 8th birthday by 1 January 2019.


To foster and support equestrianism into the future.

Entry Fee

RDS Members: €173 each entry; Non-Members: €204 each entry.


If there are fewer than 6 entries in either of classes 90 (Lead Rein Show Hunter Ponies) and 91 (Lead Rein Show Ponies), the classes may be amalgamated.

Exhibits in the Lead Rein Show 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.  They must be led by a competent adult and should be on a loose rein.  They will be required to trot.

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.