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National Championships

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

€20

We will be running our Nationals again this year in the wonderful venue of Larkfield in Athy.  The classes will be finalised closer to the event but as a guide see below for last year’s class details.  For details on the Nationals, please contact any of the Committee.  The Nationals are open to both members and non members.

CLASS DETAILS

Junior Class (Distance: 10-16km) 

This class is open to all Junior Riders (under 18), who if under 14 years of age, must be accompanied.  The distance will be between 10 – 16km.  Prizes and rosettes will be given to all participants.

Trail Ride Class (Distance: <=32km)

This class is open to members and non members, this class will be at a set speed which will be announced on the day. The winner will be the horse and rider combination who achieve the speed or closest to the speed, if there is more than one combination to achieve the set speed the winner will be judged on heart rate and presentation time.   Please note all riders under 14 years of age must be accompanied.   Horses must be 4 years and older.

RID/AID Class (Distance: <=32km)

This class is open to RID/AID horses, passport must be produced on the day.  There will be two sub classes in this event, individual and team.  The teams will consist of 3 horse and rider combinations.  This class will be at a set speed which will be announced on the day. The winner will be the horse and rider combination who achieve the speed or closest to the speed and the team who achieve the speed or closest to the speed.  If there is more than one combination to achieve the set speed the winner will be judged on heart rate and presentation time.  Please note all riders under 14 years of age must be accompanied.  Horses must be 4 years and older

Novice Class (Distance: >40km)

This class is open to all member rider and horse combinations who are no higher than Novice qualified, this class will be at a set speed to be announced on the day. The winner will be the horse and rider combination who achieve the speed or closest to the speed, if there is more than one combination to achieve the set speed the winner will be judged on heart rate and presentation time.  This class is open to members only.

Intermediate Class (Distance: >64km)

This class is open to all riders who are no higher than Intermediate qualified only, this class will be at a set speed to be announced on the day. The winner will be the horse and rider combination who achieve the speed or closest to the speed, if there is more than one combination to achieve the set speed the winner will be judged on heart rate and presentation time.  This class is open to both members and non members.

Open Class (Distance: >80km)

This class is open to all riders who are a minimum of open qualified.  There is no maximum speed for Open Qualified riders, however in the event that a member is riding a non-open qualified horse, speed restrictions will apply in accordance with the horses grading.  This class is open to both members and non members, however all non members must be riding open qualified horses and have submitted their details as above.

Details

Date:
September 22
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
€20

Organizers

Anne
Yvonne

Venue

Larkfield
Athy, Co. Kildare Ireland + Google Map