Under Level 5 activity as stated on Horse Sport Ireland website
Youth HP are not afforded an exemption to compete. The HP exemption is senior only.
Youth activity - athletes who are (U18), i.e. athletes who have not achieved their 18th birthday are NOT permitted to compete during Level 5.
Athletes who have not achieved their 18th birthday in 2021, but are Professionals/Producers working in the industry on a full-time basis, not in second level education, may compete subject to providing verifiable evidence to Horse Sport Ireland.
The evidence required is:
- Letter from Employer
- 2 payslips
- Letter from school to say that they have completed second level education
Further Government Update due before the 7th of June