Hosted by Mounted Games Association of Ireland
28th-30th July 2022
Green Glens Arena, Millstreet, Ireland
The 30th Annual International Mounted Games Association World Pairs Championships are to be held at the Green Glens Arena, Millstreet, Ireland from Thursday July 28th to Saturday July 30th with a Gala event on Saturday night.
The Green Glens Arena is Ireland’s most complete Equestrian Venue boasting 8 all-weather jumping arenas, 8 all weather warm-up arenas, 3 indoor arenas and 1500 permanent stables and has previously hosted the 2016 IMGA World Open Teams championships as well as the 2019 European Championships. The venue is centrally located in Millstreet town (population 1500) and is in easy walking distance of supermarkets and pubs in the town. Since its formation 35 years ago, the facility has held a wide range of domestic and international equestrian competitions as well as the 1993 Eurovision Contest, World Boxing, Disney on Ice, Concerts, Political events, conventions and Agricultural shows.
We look forward to re-welcoming our MGA friends from all over the World, enjoying great games and experiencing the best of Irish hospitality.!
The competition will involve approximately three hundred of the worlds most elite riders. There will be World Pairs Titles achieved in four categories .
U12, U15, U18, Open
Each age group will have 3 qualifying sessions followed by the semi-finals for the top 16 pairs. The the top 8 pairs in each age group will compete in their own respective World Pairs Final. Apart from prestigious IMGA World Pairs Title, winners will receive Awards of Trophies. Merchandise & Memorabilia , Gifts
The competition will take place over 3 days
- Preliminary Timetable
- Wednesday: Arrivals from 12 pm
- Thursday – Sessions 1 & 2
- Friday – Session 3, Semi Finals & lower finals
- Saturday – all A Finals & remaining lower finals
- Sunday: Venue closes 12 Midday
Each pair will ride x 3 sessions of x 7 games. Semi Finals x 8 games. A Finals x 10 games. Lower Finals x 8 games.
Entry Fee for all age groups is €460
Included in entry fee are;
- Entry to Equestrian complex and all facilities
- Riders pass
- Gala Pass
ENTRIES will open Patricks Day March 17th, 2022 with an initial deposit of €180 required. 2nd payment of €280 required by June 14th. We will accept unlimited entries in each Individual age group entries up until
30th April(extended to May 14th). We may accept limited amount of late entries after the 14th May if there is spare capacity. To Enter Click Here
MGA Ireland will endeavour to provide a limited number of pool / loan ponies for this event for the non-European riders. Anyone who requires a pony, please email email@example.com with pony height requirements and rider age category. Anyone that can offer a pony, please also mail firstname.lastname@example.org indicating pony name, age, mounted games experience and proposed age group that the pony would be suitable for.
Planning your Trip
- Vaccination Requirements
- Equine Travel Documentation for travelling into Ireland
- Travel Information to get to Ireland and Venue
- Accommodation is limited in the local area so it is advisable too book early. See here for local list