Training Minimus & Tetrathlon 14 April 2019
Kildare Hunt POny Club are hosting a Training Minimus and Tetrathlon Competition on 14 April 2019 in KLeisure Swimming Pool, NAAS and Abbeyfield Farm Clane. As well as the regular Minimus and Tetrathlon competitions, there will be a Fledgling XC competition and a Minimus Novice (Over 12 and no upper age limit) competition. Enter early as the spaces fill up fast. Click here for the Flyer .
Showjumping League April 2019
The spring showjumping training league will run in Coilog on 4 Friday evenings in April with the final on the 4th night (April 26th). XPoles, 50, 60, 70cm indoors. 80, 90, 1m, 1.10m Outdoor. The format is same as other years - To qualify for prizes in the final, the same pony/rider combination must make three appearances or have two clear rounds in the same height category on different nights to qualify for the final. All will be welcome to compete on final night, but only those who have met the above criteria will get prizes. This year we are opening up our SJ league to other pony clubs, so please make sure you make them all feel welcome. We need help from parents with different small jobs, so click here to sign up to a job.
Area 2 Pure Dressage & CT Qualifier & Team Showjumping 19 May 2019
Info to follow soon.
Vaccination update re Equine Flu March 2019
Booster vaccination is recommended, in the present circumstances, for horses that have not been vaccinated in the last six months. Your veterinary surgeon will advise you on the most appropriate type of vaccine.
Have a look at our Spring Schedule from the Link on the left below. There are lots of beginner, newcomer, U10 and general rallies available to book into on https://www.itsplainsailing.com/club/khpc
2019 Membership Now Open
Membership is now open for 2019. Please complete your membership renewal as soon as possible and remember you MUST BE A CURRENT MEMBER TO ATTEND ANY ACTIVITY IN 2019 (for insurance)
Communications your thing???
If you think you might be able to help with Club Communications/PRO type role in the club, website, Facebook update etc please contact Martine 086 8727962
2018 Year Book
We created a Year Book for 2018 to record the events, activities, achievements and photos of the year. This was distributed to all the families who attended the APM. You can view it Click here.
Some Interesting Reading - Parents & Pressure Advice
Parents & Pressure Advice
A light-hearted look at Parents and Pressure including how pressure can affect competition performance and the development of a coping rider. Click here for presentation.
Livery available in small family yard, sand arena and turnout, near Digby Bridge, Sallins. Phone Danny 086 2584346
Important Notice re Payments by Cheque
In future all cheque payments must be made out to Kildare Hunt Pony Club (instead of KHPC)
as the bank will no longer accept cheques made out to the latter.
IPC requirement - Equine Premises Registration Number
The Irish Pony Club require members to provide an equine premises registration number. Can members please make sure that they have or apply now for this number. To download the Frequently Asked Questions on Equine Premises Registration click here. To download the application form click here.
Click here or on the downloads section for the latest Schedule.
KHPC Event Calendar
Take a look at the KHPC Event Calendar to the left of this page - this itemises all the events, rallies and activities that the club are organising. If you use the calendar function on your phone/pc and would like to add the KHPC Event Calendar, please email email@example.com and we can share it with you.
REMINDER RE VACCINATIONS
Now is the time to get your vaccinations in order for 2019 especially if you intend to attend Camp and compete at national events. The following Influenza and Tetanus protocol applies. (1). A Primary Course of TWO injections not less than 21 days or more than 92 days apart. (2). A First Booster must be given 5 - 7 months (not less than 150 days and not more than 215 days) after the second injection of the Primary Course. Thereafter, Annual Boosters are to be given not more than 12 months apart. If at any time an injection is given later than is required under these rules, the whole sequence must be started from the beginning, including the 5 - 7 month booster. Vaccination within 7 days prior to entering the Racecourse Stables is NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR ANY vaccination. If you are unsure, please ask your vet to check your vaccinations NOW. Original Passport must be presented before entering the yard with up to date vaccinations recorded on passport. see https://inside.fei.org/fei/horse-health-and-welfare/int-health-requirements/vaccinations