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LEINSTER REGION PONY MEASURING

February 20th Saturday Boswell.

February 21st Sunday Warrington.

February 28th Sunday Coilog.

 

March 7th Sunday  Mullingar.

11am start: entries on its plain sailing.
Times will be emailed
 

Mullingar Sunday 7th - closing Thursday 4th

Mullingar 21st March in Mullingar starting 11am.

 

Sunday 18th April in Warrington EQ.

Start time:  11am. 

Entries will open on its Plain Sailing on Monday 11th April and will close on Friday 16th 6pm. 

 

Friday 23rd April in Mullingar EQ.

Start Time:  5pm.

Entries will open on its Plain Sailing on Monday 19th and will close Thursday 22nd at 6pm.

 

All Measuring bookings to be made on its s Plain Sailing and Covid track and trace forms to be completed.

No children allowed at Measuring and masks must be worn by all attending .

Only one handler with every pony attending. 

Coffee Shops and restaurants will not be open.

 

~ To enter please click the following link SJI Leinster - Its Plain Sailing Online Payments page events

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MUNSTER REGION MEASURING

 

Banner EC 20th February

Ballinamona EC 21st February

Tipperary EC 27th February 

West Cork EC 28th February 

Limerick/Clare (venue to be confirmed) Tuesday 6th April 2pm

Tipperary Equestrian Centre Tuesday 4th May 2pm

All entries on SJI Live 

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CONNAUGHT REGION PONY MEASURING

Duffys Equestrian Centre 21st February at 2pm entry on Its Plain Sailing

Ard Chuain 28th February at 2pm entry will also be on Its Plain sailing

Uppermace 7th March at 2pm entry will be on Its Plain sailing

Creagh 14th March at 2pm entry will be on Its Plain sailing

 

https://www.itsplainsailing.com/club/sjiconnaught

Times will be emailed

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ULSTER REGION PONY MEASURING

PONY MEASURING FOR NORTHERN IRELAND RESIDENTS

 

Pony measuring will be available by appointment with any of the SJI Approved Measuring Vets listed below:

 

Caroline Berry         (Dromore/Banbridge)             Tel: 07918150969   Email  Callyberry3@gmail.com

 

Georgina Heath      (Cookstown/Magherafelt)        Tel: 07841655244   Email  ginaheathvet@gmail.com

 

Cathal Carr             (Coleraine)                               Tel: 07798930294   Email cathal.carr@millburnvets.co.uk

 

Craig Campbell       (Londonderry/Derry)                 Tel: 02871311448  Email  info@drumahoevets.co.uk

 

Please make an appointment directly with the vet.

 

This facility is available to residents within the six counties of Northern Ireland only.

Measuring of SJI ponies ONLY can be facilitated at this time, however normal SJI Measuring will resume as soon as Government Guidelines allow, at which time measuring will NOT be restricted to SJI ponies.     

 

 

Pony Measuring Guidelines

 

For the 26 counties, Pony Measuring resumes from the 20th of February

 

  • Pony owner will book measuring through Itsplainsailing for the relevant pony measuring venue and Covid track and trace forms to be completed
  • An email will be issued with a time slot, which you can bring with you as evidence of your reason for travel.
  • If two or more ponies are to be measured, these will be done in the same time frame so that you can leave once finished. 
  • Please make sure to follow the guidelines at the Venue and please wear a mask.
  • Only one handler will be allowed travel and no children permitted.
  • Coffee Shops and restaurants will not be open  

 

For the 6 counties, under the current restrictions in place until 5th of March,

 

  • The vet will check the passport details of the pony including vaccinations,( vaccinate if required ) and measure the pony.
  • Please adhere to the guidelines given to you by the Vet
  • Full details of the pony including measurement will then be sent to the SJI office by the Vet.

 

 

 

 

   

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CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED VENUES/DATES 2021

All measuring for 2021 will need to be prebooked, each Region will set this up shortly

 

 

Please verify venue, date and time 24 hours prior to attending measuring as this data can be subject to change.
Please note that all first time measuring may be carried out at venues in any region and are no longer restricted as previously , to the region in which the owner was domiciled.
All ponies 8 and over must have 2 consecutive measurements at an sji measuring centre.    
Measurements are valid only for the calendar year in which they take place.
Please note j.m.b. measuring identification documents only cannot be accepted at s.j.i. measurings - fully recognised e.u. passport is required.

Pony Measuring and Appeals


Rules and Appeals
 
Pony Measuring Information on Rules and Appeals can be viewed in the online Rule Book
(Please Read Carefully as some rules may have been amended)
 
All Pony Owners intending to have their pony measured must present their ponies in a bridle.  No children under 16 years allowed to lead ponies for safety reasons.
 
Please note the following conditions for measuring appeals/downsizing confirmations at the Veterinary Clinic for Appeals.
 
  • Fee €250, payable to the SJAI in advance - a refund of €125 will be made if there is a successful outcome
  • Appeals/downsizing confirmations must be made within one week (5 working days) of measuring - outside of this timeframe a request will need to be submitted to the National Pony Committee to attend the Veterinary Clinic for Appeals.
  • No refund if appointment cancelled
  • Ensure shoes have been removed
  • Pony’s passport to be available
  • All ponies will have a blood sample taken for testing
  • Should the animal be considered unfit for measurement assessment by the Veterinary Surgeon, the procedure will be abandoned and the animal cannot be presented at a later date, either at an SJAI measuring venue or at the Veterinary Clinic for Appeals in the same calendar year
  • On arrival, the animal will be given to a handler from the Veterinary Clinic for Appeals who will have total control of the animal until it is returned to the owner/agent
  • The owner/agent will not be present during the measuring
  • The passport will be stamped denoting 'over' the height if the animal does not measure in or with the height if it does.  The SJI officials in attendance will advise the owner accordingly.
  • A disclaimer must be signed by the owner/agent before the animal is accepted for measuring.  The owner/agent must agree that the Veterinary Clinic for Appeals and the SJAI will not have any responsibility for any mishap at the measuring.