Select the search type
  • Site
  • Web


Under 8/Under 10 National Discovery League

The Equestrian World Maynooth have been synonymous with the U8/U10 Discovery League. This exciting league is geared for our young athletes to encourage them to participate and most importantly of all, to have fun!




Kindly sponsored by Equestrian World of Maynooth


Leinster Ulster Munster Connaught
13/05 Midlands 29/04 The Meadows 06/05 Newmarket on Fergus 13/05 Claremorris
10/06 Ballivor 09/06 Cavan 10/06 Ruan 27/05 Athenry
16/06 Gorey 16/06 Ballymena 17/06 Killeagh 10/06 Headford Gymkhana
24/06 Ballyfoyle 23/06 Enniskillen 01/07 Maryville 23/06 Enniscrone
01/07 Longford Agri 07/07 Omagh 08/07 Cork Summer Show

24/06 Easkey

15/07 Castlegannon 21/07 Londonderry 15/07 Newcastle West 08/07 Tubber
29/07 Glasson 25/07 Clogher Valley 15/07 Goatenbridge 15/07 Loughrea
04/08 Barnadown 28/07 Kernans 06/08 North Tipperary 28/07 Crossmolina


***Final at the National Championships***


CLICK HERE For Under 8 Connaught Leader board

CLICK HERE For Under 8 Leinster Leader board

CLICK HERE For Under 8 Munster Leader board

CLICK HERE For Under 8 Ulster Leader board


CLICK HERE For Over 8/Under 10 Connaught Leader board

CLICK HERE For Over 8/Under 10 Leinster Leader board

CLICK HERE For Over 8/Under 10 Munster Leader board

CLICK HERE For Over 8/Under 10 Ulster Leader board




Rules 2018


  • The Under 8 League is for athletes who are under 8 years of age on 1st January 2018 riding 128cm ponies.  The Over 8/Under 10 League is for athletes who are over 8 and under 10 years of age on 1st January 2018 riding 128cm ponies.
  • The League will consist of 32 qualifying shows (8 per Region), the top ten from each region qualifying for the final
  • Athletes may only compete in their own Region and the top 40 (top ten from each region) Under 8 and the top Over 8/Under 10 combinations in the League and those on equal points will go forward to the National Final at the National Pony Championships. ***UPDATE*** if a rider wishes to compete in another Region due to address they may do so however, they must choose one Region only and must apply in writing to to do so before the league commences. After they have declared to compete in another Region they can no longer gain points in their own Region.
  • The height of the fences (first round) for the Under 8 League will be 60cms and for the Over 8/Under 10 League will be 70cms. 
  • Qualifiers will run under Article 238.1.1 or if 2 Phase, then Article 274.5.1. 
  • Optimum time will apply only in the Final for Under 8 and timed round for Over 8/Under 10
  • There will be no straight jump off against the clock in any qualifier
  • Prizes will be optional for prize money or prizes in kind
  • 1 League point will be awarded for attendance, 1 point for the first clear, 1 point for second clear round at each qualifier to athlete/pony combinations (3 points in total for double clear round)
  • Athletes may compete in the Final on only one pony but if they have qualified more than one, they may select which pony they wish to jump.
  • All athletes/ponies will start the Final with zero points.
  • Athletes who qualify and subsequently compete in any Show jumping category at the RDS are not eligible to take part in the Final of this League at the National Championships.
  • Judges to judge this League as two separate competitions with two sets of results to be recorded and submitted to the office.
  • The highest placed Regional combination will be recognised at the Championships
  • Only qualified combinations may compete in the final