Ballindenisk to host ISH Young Horse Eventing Championships

The ISH Studbook Young Horse Eventing Championship will take place at Ballindenisk on Wednesday 14 September 2016, prior to the start of the International.  The aim of the Championship is to identify, evaluate and reward owners of young horses that are capable of performing at the highest level in international eventing.

Eligibility

  • All 4. 5 and 6 year old horses registered in the Irish Horse Register with the breed codes ISH, RID or ID, and with sire and dam documented on their passport, are eligible to compete.
  • Weatherbys Thoroughbred mares and stallions which have met the IHR inspection criteria are also eligible to compete.
  • Any stallion which has commenced the HSI Stallion Inspection procedure and has been awarded ‘Preliminary Approved’ classification is also eligible to compete.
  • To check if your horse is eligible to compete please contact Antonette Doran in Horse Sport Ireland (tel 045854508 or email adoran@horsesportireland.ie)
  • In addition, there will be a class for 5 and 6 year old ponies registered in the Irish Sport Horse or Irish Sport Pony Studbook.  As per Eventing Ireland Rules, a pony may also be ridden by an adult of a suitable size in this competition.
  • All riders and horses must be registered with Eventing Ireland and must have gained qualifications as a combination.

Qualification

All completed relevant Eventing Ireland classes will count towards qualifications.

AGE QUALIFICATION CRITERIA
4 Year Old Minimum 2 completions as a combination at Eventing Ireland competitions at EI90 level with one clear jumping xc

 

5 Year Old Minimum 2 completions as a combination at Eventing Ireland competitions at EI100 level with one clear jumping xc

 

5 & 6 Year Old Ponies Minimum 2 completions as a combination at Eventing Ireland competitions at EI100 level with one clear jumping xc

 

6 Year Old Minimum 2 completions as a combination at Eventing Ireland competitions at CNC1* level with one clear jumping xc

 

 

Format

The test phases of each class is as follows.

AGE DRESSAGE SHOW JUMPING* XC*
4 Year Old BE  94 0.90m 0.90m
5 Year Old BE 105 1.00m 1.00m
5 & 6 Year Old Ponies BE 105 1.00m 1.00m
6 Year Old BE 113 1.15m 1.10m

* Order of Show Jumping and Cross Country to be confirmed (ie:  format may be dressage, cross country and show jumping)

Entries can be made now online via the Eventing Ireland website (www.eventingireland.com).  Standard entry fees apply and online entries will close on Thursday 8 September at noon.  Please check the website in case of any changes.

Prize Money

At total prize fund of €25,000 will be split between each class as follows:

Placing 4 Year Old 5 Year Old 6 Year Old 5&6YO Ponies
1st €1500 €1500 €1500 €400
2nd €1200 €1200 €1200 €200
3rd €1000 €1000 €1000 €100
4th €800 €800 €800 €100
5th €600 €600 €600
6th €400 €400 €400
7th €300 €300 €300
8th €200 €200 €200
9th €200 €200 €200
10th €200 €200 €200
Prize Fund €6400 €6400 €6400 €800
Breeders Prize €1400 €1400 €1400 €200
Rosettes* etc €200 €200 €200
TOTAL €8000 €8000 €8000 €1000

* €200 per class will go towards purchasing rugs, rosettes and sashes

Matron Scheme

  • Any 5yo eligible mare with a foal registered on the IHR/Irish Sport Pony Studbook will be allowed to compete in the 4yo classes
  • Any 6yo eligible mare with a foal registered on the IHR/Irish Sport Pony Studbook will be allowed to compete in the 5yo classes
  • Any 7yo eligible mare with a foal registered on the IHR/Irish Sport Pony Studbook will be allowed to compete in the 6yo classes
  • Please note the onus is on the owner to apply for the Matron Scheme prior to their entry being submitted
  • All Matron Scheme applications should come to Antonette Doran adoran@horsesportireland.ie or 045 854508.

 


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