Home_Pony

Home Pony shows and competitions are designed for younger riders to gain experience within a team environment.  By gaining experience at this level it is hoped that it will assist in the development of riders that may go on to compete for Great Britain on a Nations Cup or Championship team in the future.

Home Pony Competitions:

4-7 July 2019-Cavan (IRL) will be official teams if there are enough riders from each nation to make up the teams
18-21 July 2019-SNEC (SCT) 
26-30 July 2019-Wales and West (WAL)
TBC October 2019-South View (ENG)

Home Pony Teams:
Age-16 years and under (the year in which the riders turns this age)
Teams-128cms, 138cms, 148cms, Debut (148cms) to be ridden by age of rider of the relevant height category.

Irish Home Pony (Cavan)
ALL riders and ponies authorised to compete at the Irish Home Pony will need to become members of Show Jumping Ireland. ALL ponies now need to carry a micro-chip and ALL riders must hold their Pony 5 Star part 1 and 2 including the Home Pony additional units.  To visit the Showjuming Ireland website please click here.

Any ruiders attending the Cavan Home Pony please contact the office for ferry discount. 

Selection Criteria:
For the full selection policy and criteria please click here. 

Below is the minimum criteria that combinations at each height are expected to be consistently double clear at:

Minimum Criteria:

  • 148cm (16yrs and under):1.20m
  • 138cm (14yrs and under):1.10m
  • 128cm (12yrs and under):1.05m
  • Debut (16yrs and under):1.15m

To be considered for teams please email performance@britishshowjumping.co.uk with the Riders Name, Pony, Nation and which team. 

Please click here to download Home Pony Code of Conduct. This will need to be signed and returned to performance@britishshowjumping.co.uk before competing on a team. 


Chef d'Equipes:

  • Scotland- Phillipa Mckeever
  • England-Mia Palles Clark
  • Wales- Carian Scudamore

For every selected rider for each Home Pony team (Debut, 128s, 138s and 148s) there is a contribution that has to be paid which goes towards the Chef d'Equipes expenses, the relevant costs are below:

Irish Home Pony: £50 
Welsh, Scottish and English Home Pony: £25


Team Kit:
Riders are able to purchase their nations kit from the following website/contacts:


Clarification on eligibility of riders for each Nation:

In Home Pony competitions a rider may compete for the Home Pony Team of the country in which:

(a) They were born; or

(b) one parent or grandparent were born; or

(c) They have completed thirty six consecutive months of Residence immediately preceding the time of the competition
*riders can only represent one Nation per year, so once they have competed for Nation they cannot switch in the same year.