The Island Hunt Pony Club Camp 2021: 5th – 9th July.

Depending on Covid 19 protocol we provisionally plan to have Pony Camp from the 5th to the 9th of July this year, by kind permission of Felicity & Maurice Cousins in Barnadown, Gorey, Wexford.

The annual Pony Club Summer Camp is one of the clubs main events of the year.

**IMPORTANT REMINDER**: All ponies need to have their Vaccinations up to date and recorded on their passports. Please check the downloads section on the Irish Pony Club website for a complete list requirements, our website or here below. Please check your vaccinations now.

Bookings and deposits will be taken for camp from next week through itsplainsailing.

Pre-Camp rallies will take place on Wednesday evenings in June, also in Barnadown.

Time to start getting the ponies fit and ready for what will be a week full of fun and learning.

Any queries contact us on the Pony Club phone on (087) 354 4722.

Happy New Year …

Wishing all our members and their families, instructors, volunteers, land owners, equestrian centre providers and all those involved with The Island Hunt Pony Club a very safe and healthy 2021. We look forward to seeing you all again very soon.

Happy New Year 2021 wishes, images, greetings

Islands Training ODE – COVID 19 Protocol Reminder

We are looking forward to seeing everyone on Saturday the 19th of September in Frankfort Stud for our Training ODE.

Please remember that strict COVID 19 Protocols must be adhered to by everyone throughout the day.

All riders and grooms must have completed the Contact Tracing Form” on itsplainsailing before Friday evening in order to gain entry to the ODE.

Strictly no spectators or visitors allowed. Cars with more than one person per rider will be turned away.

Please park 5 M apart and maintain social distancing of 2 M as per current recommended guidelines.

All competitors and grooms must wear face masks.

We ask that you do not arrive at the venue before 8:30 am.

Hoping everyone has a safe and fun-filled day.

The Island Hunt Pony Club.

Islands Training ODE – Numbers/Times.

Please find below the final dressage times for the Island Hunt Pony Club Under 10, Novice Under 10 and Novice Under 12 ODE taking place at Frankfort Stud, Gorey, Co. Wexford, on Saturday 19th September 2020.

Dressage times can be downloaded below.

Please remember the following:

  • It will be a busy day so try to keep to your times and move promptly from one discipline to the next. 
  • Print or write your number clearly and bring your own bib.
  • Strict Covid protocols will be adhered to by everyone throughout the day.  All riders and grooms will have completed the contact tracing on itsplainsailing.  No spectators allowed.  Cars arriving with more than one person per rider will be turned back.
  • Please ensure you park 5 meters apart.
  • All competitors and grooms need to have face masks.
  • Do not arrive at the venue before 8.30 am
  • There are no refreshment facilities on the day, please bring your own.
  • Please arrive in time to walk the courses during the allocated course walk time
  • We are running an express format. All three phases must be completed in your XC gear, full tack inspection will be held before dressage, including your back protector and crash helmet. Ensure you have everything with you as you will not be allowed to return to your box.  Riders will go directly to tack inspection at the Dressage arenas, do their test, go to jumping warm up, then to Showjumping arena and then directly to cross country arena.
  • There will be an instructor in both of the jumping arenas.  You may or may not choose to get assistance or feedback from the instructors.  They are there to help.
  • All results will be posted online and winner’s rosettes and prizes will be posted out.
  • This day is all about learning and having fun for our young and new members
  • If you have any queries please contact Sheila James (086) 8308518 or the pony club phone (087) 3544722
  • We look forward to seeing everyone on day.

The Island Hunt Pony Club.

Hunter Trials 2020 – Results

Well done to everyone and thanks to all who competed today both in the Main Classes and in the Mini Arena.

Thanks to all our volunteers without whom we could not have run this event. A huge thank you also to Kearney Family and our wonderful Sponsors:

  • Glanbia Ballycanew
  • Fiona Gahan
  • Redmills
  • Joe Berney of Berney Saddlery, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
  • Mel Doyle Photography
  • Valerie O’Toole – Saddlers and Harness, Carnew, Co. Wexford.
  • Jim Gahan
  • Liam Clare
  • All the Parents of the Islands “Mini Riders Club”
  • Paddy Kavanagh
  • Cartons of Camolin, Wexford
  • Cullen Fruit & Veg, Co. Wexford.
  • Donal O’Beirne
  • Coffee Express

Please see the results below. Prizes for 1st to 3rd and rosettes for 1st to 6th will be posted out in the next few days.

Many thanks and we hope to see you all again soon.

The Island Hunt & The Island Hunt Pony Club.

PlacePre-novice pairs
1stKatie & Declan Costello 
2ndMartha & Maria Dunne 
3rdTricia Hattingh & Darina Marks 
4thHogan Byrne & Lucy Kelly 
5thRose O’Connor & Emma Poole 
6thLauren & Holly Spencer 
PlacePre-novice singles
1stAva Murphy
2ndAlice Ormonde 
3rdJoseph Morissey 
4thKerri McDonald 
5thDanny Costello 
6thJalowa Drouot 
PlaceNovice Pairs
1stBilly & Henry Sinnott 
2ndHannah Willis & Ava Dowley 
3rdJohn Asple James & Joe Dunne
4thEabha McCabe & Caoilfhionn Lawlor 
4thAnne & Sofie O’Neill 
6thAlice Roche Perks & Siofra Marsh 
PlaceNovice singles
1stAlice Roch Perks 
2ndBilly Sinnott 
3rdSorcha Hennessy 
4thChristina Kavanagh 
5thLaura Horan 
6thLauren Dempsey 
PlaceOpen Singles
1stBob Barton 
2ndSophie Wilson 
3rdSarah Kehoe 
4thPippa Bellows 
5thAudrey Cullen 
PlaceOpen pairs
1stEmma Carton & Ellie Murphy 
2ndBrooke Carey & Pippa Bellows