Queen's Riding Club -
competitions are the tetrathlon, which takes place in the
middle of November, and the intervarsities, which take place
during the last weekend in February.
consists of four phases - running, swimming, shooting, and
show jumping. Teams consist of two males and two females, with
the best three total scores counting.
rifles - no experience required |
of three events - show jumping, dressage, and prix caprilli.
Separate teams are entered in each event, with each team
consisting of three members. Competitors are only allowed to
compete on one team, although they may also compete as an
individual in another event.
fences are about 3 feet in height. Competitors are judged
mainly on style, although faults are taken into account.
Riders are judged against others riding the same horse, with
the best going through to the next round.
test is at approximately preliminary level. The three riders
on a team all ride the test at the same time, in the same
arena, one behind the other. Riders are judged against others
riding the same horse, with the best going through to the next
Sample 1st round
This is an
equitation test aimed at less experienced riders. It consists
of a basic dressage test with several small jumps, and all
three riders on a team all ride the test at the same time, in
the same arena, one behind the other. There is only one
prix caprilli test
There is also
the chance for experienced riders to represent Ireland on
student teams. Anyone interested is asked to submit a CV
containing relevant equestrian experience (competitions