The United States Pony Club has invited the Irish pony Club to send 4 members and a chaperone to attend the international fox hunting exchange next November from the 18th – 29th in Southeast USA.

The Costings are  [Land fee]   1100 us dollars per person { 5500 dollars}  + flights to and from Ireland  [These are approx. 800euro Sky scanner April 2021] and are subject to change.

This opportunity is open to all IPC members who are Aged 16-23 and who have held consecutive membership since 2018. Members must be of C test standard. Prospective candidates will have to forward 2 letters of endorsement; one from the hunt of which they are a member (Secretary of Master letter) and one from their Branch DC to say they are capable riders, of good IPC character and are capable of representing the IPC to a very high standard. The Team of four will be chosen by a panel of three from the Equine Executive Committee.

The team will fly into Hartfield-Jackson  International airport on Thursday Nov 18th and leave on Nov 29th.  The US holiday of Thanksgiving is on Thursday 25th Nov.

 On arrival the team will begin cultural experiences throughout southeast US including sightseeing, equine related activities and hunt 3 or 4 times during the trip

The team will behoused with a host family for the duration of the trip. If you are interested in going please write to Pony Club headquarters .with your name and address, saying what experience of hunting you have, and why you think you should be on the team you must be a current IPC member. If anyone would like to be the chaperone please write in as well.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 30th April 2021. Applications will be accepted via email to: