Annaharvey Hunter Trials
Hunter Trials are a cross-country competition run over an eventing type course. It is designed to simulate conditions in the hunting field in a competitive manner.
The course usually consists of 15 to 30 solid natural type fences marked with numbers and letters with a red flag on the right of the jump and a white flag on the left. These flags mark the extremities of the fence which the rider must pass through to successful clear the jump. Faults are awarded for refusals, circles and falls on the course. In the case of equality of faults time will decide. Some classes have an optimum time to decide the winner ,while other the fastest time is deemed the winner. Please check the conditions of the class you enter before you start the course.
Usual courses are :
* Pre-Novice: an easy course approx. 80cm high(most are 70cm)
* Novice: A more demanding course .Max 1.00 m high.
* Open : A very demanding corse. Max 1.10 m high.
With in each course hight there differnt classes including :
* teams of 3 (novice only)
Dates for 2014
Sun 9th March- Westmeath Hunter Trials
Sun 23rd March - Streams town Hunter Trials
Sun 6th April- Annaharvey Hunter Trials
Sun 13th April- Brosna Hunter Trials
Spring Dates 2013
»Sunday 10th March @10.30am Westmeath Hunter Trials
»Bank Holiday Monday 18th March @10.30am Stremastown Hunter Trials
»Sunday 24th March @10.30 am Brosna Foxhounds Hunter Trials
»Easter Monday 1st April @10.30 am Annaharvey Hunter trials in aid of Offaly Pony Club
Confirmed Autumn Dates 2013
Sunday 6th October- Brosna Hunter Trials » details
Sunday 13th October - Annaharvey Hunter Trials » details