It will now take place on MONDAY 20th FEBRUARY 2012 , 7.00 pm at THE BOD ERW HOTEL, St ASAPH

All welcomed. Please make every effort to attend. A past member of the F&D Pony Club, Patrick Sells MRCVS will be giving a talk on his experiences of treating working horses & donkeys in Morocco & Egypt.

Refreshments will be served at the end of the evening.

Llysfaen District

Beginner/Novice Combined Training Competition Sunday 19th February at Ystrad

  • To limit the delay between dressage and show jumping sections at our Combined Training at Ystrad this coming Sunday, we have decided to run the ShowJumping sections in the morning and the dressage in the afternoon.
  • Show Jumping starts at 10.00am, entries will be accepted on the day at £6.00 per competitor.

Enquiries please contact Laura Owen Tel: 01745-860571 / email:

Congratulations and Well Done to Suzi Williams …

… for being selected to represent GB at the Mounted Games in Australia.

A big thank you to everyone who supported our Tombola raffle that we held at the Winter League Show Jumping to help raise funds to send Suzi Williams to Australia in April. We raised £135. For those who don’t know, she has been selected to represent Great Britain at the International Mounted Games competition, and we have launched a series of fund raising events, details of which can be found on // . We will hold another raffle at the AGM so any prize donations gratefully received!

Suzi will be representing the whole of the Flint and Denbigh Pony Club, as well as being an ambassador for her country, so your support is truly appreciated.

Thank you all again … Chrissie

Aberconwy Combined Training Competition

April 6, 2012 (Good Friday) Details Attached (Combined Training 06.04.2012)

Cefn District Dressage competition 26th February

We need more entries for dresssage competition to go ahead. For those of you who have the subsidised dressage lessons with Paul Davies, this would be a good opportunity to see how you are progressing. This competition will be very friendly and helpful to anyone who has never before done a competition.

Sunday 26th February at Northop

You will be able to download all the following tests from the main Pony Club website.

  • Class 1 D level dressage test walk & trot (age 10 and below who have never done a test competitively before. LR welcome in this class)
  • Class 2 Introductory Dressage Test 2007( all age, but who have never been placed 1st to 4th at a competition)
  • Class 3 Novice Dressage Test 2009(all ages, this class might be split into age category depending on entries)

The cost is £8 per class. Send your cheque payable to F&D Branch of Pony Club Cefn Area with the following details on the reserve child’s name, age and class. Send to Jane Grindal Ty Mawr Farm,Bodelwyddan LL18 5UY
Entries must be in by 17th February.
H/C entries will be accepted for all classes.
We are hoping to run a competition each month if this one is successful


  • Tuesday 14th February 2012, Askham Bryan, Yorkshire, 10a.m start.
  • Saturday 25th February 2012, Warwickshire College, 1p.m start.
  • Sunday 26th February 2012, Northop College Equine Unit, Deeside, Flintshire, 1p.m start.

All Branches/Centres are welcome to any of the Study Days; please contact Emma Holliwell on for an application form.

Well Done to all the Triathletes who competed recently.

Correct Results Attached this time! (tri results 2012)

Winter league Show Jumping

Thank you to everyone who helped at the WL SJ at Northop on Saturday. Your help is very much appreciated. All went well and Well Done to all F&D members

Here are the result from the joint F+D , Waen y Llyn winter league SJ comp on Feb 12th

Class 1- Teams

  1. CHS non- league team
  2. CHS league team
  3. East Cheshire league team
  4. Waen y Llyn league team
  5. F+ D/ Aberconwy non league mixed team
  6. F+D Winter league team
  7. CHS Non league team
  8. WWW league team
  9. F+D non league team


  1. Amelia Ashworth (CHS)
  2. Harry mcKay (CHS)
  3. Eliza Rosselli (WWW)
  4. Max Smith (CHS)
    Ruari McBennett (CHS)
  5. Kate Samuel (CHS)

Class 2 Teams

  1. Burton Cheshire Forest– league team
  2. F+D- league team
  3. Berwyn &Dee – league team
  4. F+D non- league team
  5. CHN – league team
  6. Burton Cheshire forest – non -league
  7. WYL/WWW -mixed team
  8. Eliminated – CHS- league team , East Cheshire league team


  1. Lucy Roberts (F+D)
  2. Sophie Barlow (CHS)
  3. CharlotteDavies (B+D)
  4. Georgia Jones (F+D)
  5. William Walton (CHN)
  6. Abby Leadbetter

Class 3 – Teams

  1. Waen Y Llyn league team
  2. CHS league team
  3. F+D league team
  4. CHS- non -league team
  5. F+D non-league
  6. Waen y Llyn non- league
  7. B+D league team
  8. CHN league team
  9. Dwyfor league team

Individuals –

  1. Nan Jones (F+D)
  2. James Owen (Waen y Llyn)
  3. Fleur Garside (CHS)
  4. Tom Exley (CHS )
  5. Lisa Walton (WYL)
  6. Jessica Vicars (Dwyfor)

Class 4-teams

  1. F+D league team
  2. F+D non-league
  3. Waen y llyn league team
  4. F+D non league
  5. Eliminated – Gwynedd league team

Individuals –

  1. Sophie Toogood (F+D)
  2. Manon Owen (F+D)
  3. Kirsty Williams (Gwynedd)
  4. Suzi Williams (F+D)
  5. Hollie Blockley (F+D)
  6. Heidi O Brien (F+D)

XC Schooling at Marian Bach – Half Term Special Offer 11th – 19th February

Whatever the weather this February half-term, Marian Bach XC course is available for hire. Just off the A55 at Caerwys, this facility is convenient from anywhere in North Wales or Cheshire. For the February half-term, members of Pony Club can use the XC course for just £10 per hour, instead of the normal £14. The course offers a wide variety of XC jumps; all situated in an area ideal for observing and/or instruction. Due to the man-made surfaces at take off and landing, this course is safe for use even in wet weather. Groups and individuals are welcome but advance booking is essential. To make a booking email: or call 07831 750662 / 01352 720442. Be sure to say you are Pony Club members to get this special rate. For more information about Marian Bach and directions for getting there go to
What’s more – a donation of £2, for every pony club member using the course during half-term, will go to a charity supporting education for children in the slums of Kibera. See for more information about the work of this charity.

Try B4U Buy Day Sat 3rd March at Maelor Equestrian Centre

Are you or any one you know looking for a new Horse or Pony, do you have one to sell or put out on Loan.

I am running another Try B4U Buy Day.

It costs £10 to book your Horse or Pony in. You will then have the chance of using the facilities to show your Horse or Pony at its best to viewers. If they like what they see, they can then approach you, and if you are happy for them to ride your Horse or Pony, use the facilities to try them out.

Please let as many people as possible know about this event.

If you are interested in entering a Horse or Pony please contact me at before Monday 13th Feb.