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2017 Newsletter

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Tetrathlon Success:


Following a great weekend of competition the Girls from Waterford Pony Club succeeded in bring home back to back National Junior Tetrathlon Championship Titles having also won in 2015.

The winning team of Heather O'Connor, Siobhan Whelan, Eimear Larkin and Kate Foley held off some strong opposition to regain the title with some outstanding performances in all 4 disciplines.

Our Junior squad was also made up of first time tetrathletes Aoife Keena, Jess Widger, Orla Queally, and Orla Treacy who also performed amazingly finishing in the very strong position of 7th place just missing out on the ribbons.

Waterford was also represented by a strong squad of Senior Members with Niall Houlihan, Aodhan Fullam, Moya Whelan and Anna Kent all taking honours at both Senior National and International Level.

The Waterford Hunt Branch of the Irish Pony was founded in 1962. The Branch, located in the sunny south east, attracts members from East Waterford, South Kilkenny and South Tipperary. Waterford Hunt Pony Club is affiliated to the Irish Pony Club and is one of approximately sixty branches throughout the country. While total membership of the Irish Pony is in excess of 4000, the Waterford Branch has a membership of over 120. Members enjoy a range of equestrian activities, including, rallies, camp, hunting, showjumping, eventing, dressage, games, minimus, tetrathlon, treks, etc, under the ethos of the Irish Pony Club.

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The objectives of the Pony Club are:

  • To encourage young people to ride and to learn to enjoy all kinds of sport connected with horses and riding.

    To provide instruction in riding and horsemanship and to instil in members the proper care of their animals, to promote the highest ideals of sportsmanship, citizenship and loyalty thereby cultivating strength of character and self discipline.
  • Pony Club membership is open to:
    Girls and boys up to 23 years of age.

    Ordinary membership for those who have not attained 18 years of age.

    Associate membership for 18 to 21 years.

    Senior Associate membership for 21 to 23 years.

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    All Waterford PC stock can be seen in Carrolls Equestrian Ballybricken.

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