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Here you will find the latest Information on Activities, Events & Competitions. 
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We are delighted to announce that we are running a Halloween National virtual dressage competition 2023 for Irish Pony Club members (hosted by CGP equestrian).  Entries will be open on the main Irish Pony Club Its Plain Sailing page between 09.00 on Monday 16th October and 23.59 on Wednesday 8th November.  Videos of dressage tests should be submitted to the CGP equestrian website according to the instructions provided at

They will be judged by Listed dressage judges who will give useful feedback which will help riders to improve in the future. 

Classes are at Introductory, DI Preliminary, DI Novice and DI Elementary dressage levels. 

Members can ride more than one dressage test, at more than one level, on more than one pony (with no age or H/C restrictions). 

If members are interested in being considered for an IPC dressage team in 2024, we encourage you to attempt the appropriate The (UK) Pony Club tests at UK Pony Club Novice, Intermediate or Open level which were used at the Royal Windsor Horse Show in 2023.

Entries are €15.00 on the Irish Pony Club Its Plain Sailing at


The dressage tests for the National Dressage virtual dressage competition are listed below:  All dressage tests are available on the IPC website on the Dressage page (under the 'Activities' tab) at 

And also on the CCP Equestrian website at   

Introductory level classes:

1.South Munster Intro to dressage test C (2012) (ie current U10 CT test)

2.Dressage Ireland Introductory test A (2017)


Preliminary level classes: 

3.The IPC pre-novice test (2019) (ie current U12 CT and Eventing test)

4.BE 90 dressage test 95 (2012) (ie current Junior CT & Eventing test)

5.BE 100 dressage test 107 (2016) (ie current Intermediate CT & Eventing test)

6.The Pony Club Novice Championship Test 2017 (RWHS test 2023)


Novice level classes:

7.BE Novice dressage test 112 (2010) (ie the current Open CT and Eventing test)

8.The Pony Club Intermediate Championship Test 2014 (RWHS test 2023)


Elementary level class:

9.The Pony Club Open Dressage Championship Test 2018 (RWHS test 2023)

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