Training Dates for the Leinster Region

05 Sep Training Dates for the Leinster Region

Training dates for Leinster Region

Leinster Training

Welcome back to Leinster Regional Training after the summer break. Leinster Regional training is open to ALL members.

The autumn period provides a great opportunity to start the Mackey Five Bar training scheme.


Qualification for the RDS 2017

Please note we have been advised by the RDS, to be eligible to compete in the 2017 qualifiers on 138 /148 ponies, children on horses or young riders classes, riders will have to have completed and pass Mackey Bar Two.

128 pony riders only need have to completed their Mackey Bar One


Extra training

For pony or young riders who are currently attending boarding school or are in an exam year and wish to complete Mackey Five Bar training ,arrangements can be made for training during the half term or the Christmas holidays provided there are sufficient numbers.

Please contact Rose Mary on 087 0444068


Regional Training dates

Westmeath     Mullingar

Mary Ellen Rice                         5th, 12th, 19th & 26th September

Ian Fearon                                   20th &27th Sept, 4th October

Mary Ellen Rice                         10th, 17th & 24th October

Ian Fearon                                   18th & 25th October

Kildare     JAG Equestrian

Gerry Flynn                                 9th, 16th & 30th September

Gerry Flynn                                 14th, 21st & 28th October

Wexford         Wexford Equestrian   Orla 087 6613088                          

Ian Fearon                                   14th, 21st & 28th September

Ian Fearon                                  11th, 27th & 24th November


Kilkenny            Castle Kelly Growan   Roddy 087 6995436

Roddy Dean                                8th, 15th & 22nd September

Roddy Dean                                 6th, 13th 20th & 27th October


To book all the about training please phone Rose Mary Rice 086 0444068


First Aid Course

Full QQI/Fetac Level Five first aid course in Mullingar Equestrian Centre.

On Monday’s 3rd, 10th and 17th October.

This course includes the use of defilation equipment and fully complies with H.S.I. and work place Health and Safety requirements.

Course costs €190. Ten Places available

To book please phone Rose on 086 0444068


Mackey Bars Two and Three Assessment Day

Mackey Bar Two and Three assessment will take place in Knightsfield Equestrian on Saturday the 22nd of October 2016.

If you have recently been signed off by your coach for Mackey Bars Two or Three and are currently awaiting an assessment please contact me as soon as possible with your details in order that you are included in this assessment day.

Please note that since January 2015 the new larger Mackey Five bar book is the one that will be used for these assessments. If you not have one of these books they are available for the SJI office or by contacting Rose Mary Rice your Regional Training Rep.

For full information please ring 086 0444068