The Irish Pony Club has arranged information evenings at four venues around the country.

These evenings will provide an opportunity for all volunteers in the branches to meet the staff at headquarters and their new chairman, Alice Mernagh.

It is planned to cover a broad range of topics, including the duties and responsibilities of District Commissioners, finance, insurance, safety, code of ethics for children’s sport, doping controlin sport and the proposed new Equestrian Governing body.

This will be an opportunity for all branch officials and instructorsto have their views listened to and questions answered.

Venues and dates are as follows: (starting at 6.30pm)

  • Tuesday 15 May, Montague Hotel, Portlaoise.

  • Tuesday 22 May, Kilcoran Lodge, Cahir.

  • Tuesday 29 May, Oranmore Lodge, Galway.

  • Tuesday 5 June, Kilmore Hotel, Cavan.