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04 Apr Pony News



Please find most up to date rules for the 2017 National Pony Leauge


  • This League is open to 128cm ponies jumping 80cm; 138cm ponies jumping 90cm and 148cm ponies jumping 1.00m.
  • Ponies must not compete higher than 90cm; 1.00m and 1.10m between 1st January 2017 and the League Final date
  • To be eligible for the 128 Final the rider MUST NOT have attained a clear round in the 128 1.10m class
  • To be eligible for the 138 Final the rider MUST NOT have attained a clear round in the 138 1.20m class
  • To be eligible for the 148 Final the rider MUST NOT have attained a clear round in the 148 1.30m class
  • All qualifying competitions must have a time allowed and will run under Article 274.5.1
  • The Final will be held at the National Pony Championships and will be a jump off class under Article 238.2.2
  • Each Region will run 6 legs of the League and athletes may only qualify within their own Region, athlete/pony combination must compete in a minimum of 3 of their regional qualifiers to be elegible for the final
  • 3 points for every double clear round will be awarded.
  • The top 10 athlete/pony combinations after the 6 rounds in each Region go through to the Final.  Athletes may ride a maximum of 3 ponies per class.
  • If an athlete has more than one pony qualified for the final, the highest placed pony in the league competes in the final.
  • Every competitor starts on a score of 0 in the final.
  • Only qualified combinations can compete at the Final – all those on equal points in 10th place will qualify for the Final.
  • Temporary tickets can be used but athletes will not be eligible for league points or SJI points  or prize money or qualifying place.
  • Minimum prize fund at each venue €100 per class.
  • Prize fund at the Final will be €500 per class.
  • A League table will be available online.
  • Ponies downbanded in 2017 are not elegible for the league
  • Qualified combinations must be declared for the final, as per instructions to be placed on this page at later stage.