Photo: the Intermediate Show Jumping team finished 2nd at the Area Competition – well done all!
All parents / guardians of campers are expected to help set up camp on Thursday 21st July, from 6.30pm If you have volunteered to help set up the tack tent please bring tools with you (hammers, sledgehammer, etc).
If you have volunteered to strim the nettles , please bring strimmer.
We will need help setting up show jumps, dressage arenas, ride sites, checking turnout fields, connect water tanks, etc.
Last chance to order Camp T-Shirts – contact Iona if you would like to order, stating Main or Mini camp, and size. She will then be able to let you know the cost ASAP (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Riding and Road Safety Test
Congratulations and Well Done to Lily Ann Pardoe and Lucy Roberts for passing their Riding and Road Safety Test, and also to Leia Lloyd Williams, Lili Young, Amy Williams, Philippa Smith Edwards & Izzy Welch for gaining the Roadrider Achievement badge.
Coaching Step 2 Course
There are 3 places available on a Step 2 (Coaching for All) course on 25th August in Mostyn Farm Ride. Cost £20. Min age 17 and C+ Test. Delivered by Louise Shepherd. Contact Area5@pcuk.org
Denbighshire Community Sport Award nominations close in 2 weeks!!
Over the last 4 years, 8 Denbighshire category winners of these awards have been automatically forwarded onto national awards in Cardiff and London and won, so it really is worthwhile recognition! Please nominate members of your club who may fit into any of these categories:
- Sport in School Award
- Sports performer
- Junior Sports Performer
- Coach of the year
- Volunteer of the year
- Team / Club of the year
- Disability Sport award
- Young Inspiration award
- Lifetime achievement award
Category requirements, terms and conditions are on the website and all nominations are to be completed online: https://www.denbighshire.gov.uk/en/resident/leisure/sports-development/sports-awards.aspx
Pony Club Branch Members survey – win a £25 Joules voucher!
We are currently undertaking some research around our Membership experience, and what we can do to improve it further. If you are able to spare 10 minutes to help us with our research we would be most grateful, and you will be contributing to moving the organisation forward. The data you provide will be anonymised, so we ask that you are as honest as possible in your responses.
The survey can be filled out online by clicking here.
As a thank you for taking part you will have the option of entering into a draw to win a £25 Joules Voucher. Where possible we encourage our Members, in conjunction with their parent or guardian as necessary, to fill out the survey in order that we can gather accurate opinion and insight for the specific demographics.
Pony Club Endurance Championships 2016
Please note that the Endurance Championships 2016 will be held on Sunday 16th October at Campbell Park, Central Milton Keynes. The Organiser of the event is Nikki Parsler, with the help of The Whaddon Chase Branch and The Cromwell Group of EGB. More details about the Championships are available on the Pony Club website here.
Non-Qualifying Competitions at the Berkeley Group Pony Club Championships
Please note that we are sending the following email tonight to Branch and Centre Members regarding non-qualifying competitions at the Berkeley Group Pony Club Championships.
We now have several competitions as part of The Berkeley Group Pony Club Championships, that Members do not have to qualify for. These include the Elite Competitions, for Dressage, Show Jumping and Eventing, which are a great opportunity for Members to step up a level, and also the Dressage to Music competitions for individuals and pairs. We would love to see as many of you taking part in these as possible, and you can find further details about them and how to enter below.
Monday 22nd August
This competition is aimed at members 12 years old or above riding any Grade of British Show Jumping/Show Jumping Ireland registered or non-registered horse or pony 14hh (142cm) or above. The course is designed to test the horse and rider combinations, with the first round max height 1.20m, and the second half of the course at 1.25m. A rider may only ride a maximum of three horses/ponies in the competition. The course is run on Table A9 rules and the best five scores or all clear rounds qualify for a jump-off against the clock. For further information please click here.
Monday 22nd August
This competition is open to any individual Member of the Pony Club riding any level of horse or pony. The British Eventing Intermediate 118 test is used, Show Jumping will be to BE Intermediate Novice height (1.20m) and Cross country will be PC Open height (1.10m). The competition is run under Pony Club Rules. For more details please click here.
Friday 19th August
This competition is open to any Member of the Pony Club riding any level of horse or pony and the British Dressage Medium 73 test is used. The competition is run under Pony Club Rules. For more details please click here.
Dressage to Music
There are three individual classes and a pairs class taking place over two days. The winner of each individual class – novice, intermediate and open – will go forward to a ride-off to determine the overall individual winner. All classes are held in a 20m x 60m arena. For more details please click here.