The response from shows to support our wonderful ponies has been amazing this year, so let’s support them and bring our ponies out.

Confirmed Show Dates for 2023:

6th May
In The Kingdom County Show Kingdom County Fair Showgrounds, V92 XRW6Co. Kerry
28th May
The Marina Fay Memorial ShowGreenogue Equestrian Centre, D24 TW9NCo. Dublin
3rd June
IPS Western Area Show Duffy’s Equestrian Centre, Claregalway, H91 K578Co. Galway
11th JuneClaregalway ShowDuffy’s Equestrian Centre, Claregalway, H91 K578Co. Galway
17th/18th JuneCork Summer ShowCurraheen Village, BishopstownCo. Cork
9th JulyBlennerville Equestrian CentreTraleeCo. Kerry
9th JulyCounty Clare Show Ennis ShowgroundsCo. Clare
16th JulyBallyvourney Coolea ShowColaiste Isagáin, BallyvourneyCo. Cork
22nd JulyManorhamilton ShowManorhamilton Show Grounds, ManorhamiltonCo. Leitrim
22nd JulyKilmacanogue ShowEnniskerry Horse Farm in Monastery, Enniskerry, A98AK16Co. Wicklow
7th AugustCastlerea ShowCastlereaCo. Roscommon
19th AugustCappamore ShowBallyvareen, CappamoreCo. Limerick
27th AugustKerry Bog Pony National ShowMoateCo. Westmeath

Event League

To encourage greater participation at events, we are delighted to announce the introduction of our Kerry Bog Pony League for 2023.

  • Open to entries for all in-hand showing, ridden and driving classes within the island of Ireland.
  • Register by email to with your name, phone number and the name of your pony before or at the time of your first show or event.
  • Each time you attend a show or event email the with the name of the show you attended, the class and your placing. For non ISA events, you may need to provide proof of attendance and the result.
  • 3 points awarded for a 1st, 2 points for a 2nd and 1 point for a 3rd.
  • At the end of the show season, prizes will be presented to the three handlers, riders or driving teams of the top 3 ponies on the league table from among all the showing, riding and driving disciplines.

The up-to-date league table will be published on our Facebook page.

Prizes will also be given for participation in the most classes at shows or events, again from among all the showing, riding and driving disciplines, so everyone is in with a chance of Kerry Bog Pony glory!