Llandyrnog Hunter Trials and Tetrathlon

Thank you to every one who supported this competition last week end. I hope you all enjoyed yourselves, everyone was smartly turned out and the sun was shining, making it a lovely weekend.

A big thank you goes to all who gave up their time to help run this competition. These competitions could not run without volunteers. So thank you to all who helped set up, clear away, fence judge, steward, lane walk, score and hand out numbers etc, it would not happen without you.

Photographs of the event are on line at www.gr8eventphotos.com and also Peter Owen photography www.peterowenphotography.co.uk

Message from the Flint & Denbigh Hunt

Our branch of the Pony Club has always had a good relationship with the Flint and Denbigh Hunt allowing us to have at least one pony club meet during the hunting season. We were approached by the Masters of the Flint and Denbigh Hunt to encourage more of our members to join the hunting field and certainly did not want to put our members off coming hunting.

Everyone is welcome, if you are under 13 you will need a mounted guardian. All those over that age we have been encouraging for several years now, to take part in the Hunting Certificate, which allows you to hunt without a mounted guardian. We have previously stated that you have to be 14 years old by 1st September, but we have decided that we can now lower the age to 13 (by 1st September).

For the Hunting Certificate the pony club member will be asked to attend at least 3 mornings autumn hunting, (now till the end of October) and then come as much as possible from the opening meet till the end of the season. (End of October to 1st week in March).

The pony club has a booklet of terms and some bits to learn which we give to everyone taking the certificate. We then hold a verbal/written test towards the end of the season. We do ask that you are committed to taking part, some members have failed the first year, sometimes just through lack of attendance, or maybe their pony hasn’t been suited to hunting. We have to ensure that each pony club member, if put into a tricky situation whilst out hunting can cope and understand the reasons why they have to behave in a certain manner, and to be safe at all times.

We have found over the years that the members that have taken part have flourished in confidence. Not only with their riding but also in themselves as they converse with people of all ages and abilities, had masses of fun and made new friends whilst out hunting. It is a great community to be a part of with all sorts of fund raising events to come along to throughout the year.

We understand that each pc member has lots of commitments with school and other pc activities at weekends, but the reason we ask to see you 3 autumn hunting mornings and as much as possible through the rest of the season, is for us to make sure you are coping, safe and happy. It’s also much easier to pass the certificate if you regularly attend.

Please speak to Lucy Reed on 07850 593168, Louise Shepherd 07780 971681 or Bethan for any further information.

Winter League SJ

East Cheshire WL SJ

If anyone else wants to compete, please email me before Wednesday. We are short of team members for classes 2, 3, 5, 6, but entries have to be sent in by Friday, so I need to send Wednesday afternoon by the latest also Gwynedd WL SJ, Oct 20th, please send your entries.

Could you all please forward me your email addresses and phone numbers or put them in with the cheques, as some of the cheques have names and nothing else, and I would like to contact you all before the competitions!

Well done everyone on Sunday. Everyone was clean and tidy, and we had a good first result.

I have received provisional dates for all competitions. These will not be confirmed until after the Area 5 DC’s meeting on October 16th, but is a rough guide for you all!

  • East Cheshire, Oct 6th
  • Gwynedd, Oct 20th
  • Sir WWW, Oct 26th
  • Berwyn & Dee Nov 9th
  • Dwyfor, Sun Nov 24th
  • Burton CF, Sat, Nov 30th
  • Aberconwy, Sun, Jan 19th
  • C H S, Sat Feb 1st
  • Waen Y Llyn, Sun Feb 16th
  • F & D, Fri Feb28th
  • C H N, March 15th & Dengie Finals

Many thanks

Llanasa Dates … Please Note

Incorrect date on Fixture List for Dressage Lesson. There is NOT a Dressage lesson for Llanasa 22nd December .

There is one lesson on 8th December and one on Friday 3rd January, both at Mostyn.

It is showing correctly on the booking form.

Cefn District

Tess Chew Flat Work Rally Saturday 28th September 9am start. Cost is £5. Venue Ty Mawr Bodelwyddan

Names to Amanda Brammer at amanda.brammer@sky.com

Sian Davies-Cooke(nee Wynne-Morris) working rally Monday 30th September. Cost is £10. Must be able to jump a course at 2’9. Venue Northop College

Names to Jane Grindal 07890107492 grindalfarmer@btinternet.com


I have 2 new F&D Bodywarmers for sale. They were ordered for members but have not been collected,

  • 1 x Small adult £29.50
  • 1 x Medium adult £29.50

Please email garethion@hotmail.com