Pony Club membership renewal is due on 1st February 2017. Please ensure you use a renewal form (available on the right hand side of the website homepage) NOT a Pony Club Application Form.
Llandyrnog Area AGM
The Llandyrnog District AGM and Party is on Friday 6th January at 6.30pm. Contact Iona for further details (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please book in for Gymkhana at Ystrad on Saturday 31st December and let Iona know if you are Lead Rein, Novice, Junior or Senior so that you can be sorted into groups and times can be given (email@example.com).
Flint & Denbigh PC New Year Fun Show Jumping Competition
At Ystrad on Monday 2nd January 2017. 10am start with Clear Round followed by lots of fun Novelty Show Jumping Classes. £3.00 for Clear Round, £5.00 for all other classes and £8.00 for Pairs. Please come along to support and have some pony fun. Only open to Pony Club members. For more information please contact: Laura Owen (07887 835170 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Pony Racing Training Day with Northern Racing School
Saturday 14th January 2017
The day is open to experienced and non-experienced Members and they will be put in appropriate groups. The age limit for racing is 9-15 years on 1st January 2017. The day will start at 9.30am and there will be sessions with a jockey coach, a fitness expert and then on the pony, a session in the school followed by going up the gallops.
Members and their pony will be assessed as to their ability, confidence and competence and at the end of the day will be informed by the Assessor as to whether they have passed. If this is the case then they will be able to use this qualification to enter a Pony Club Race Day and be eligible to take part in Pony Racing Authority (PRA) races staged in 2017.
The cost of the day is £30.00. For further details and to book a space, visit https://www.ponyracingauthority.co.uk/fixtures/?racedate=2017-01-14
UKCC 1 Course
The dates for this course are 13th February, 11th March, 24th April, and Assessment on 15th May – all at Foxes Riding School. More details will be sent to those who book in but it is all day. Cost is £350 + assessment £100. Must be 16 or over, have first aid and Pony Club C+ or equivalent. Do not need to be a member. All applications to the Pony Club, with fee of £350. Any further questions, please do not hesitate to email Chrissie Mayes (email@example.com).
Reminder – Nominations for Mounted Games International Exchange and Home Internationals
Nominations are still open for the Mounted Games International Exchange in Canada and the Home International Competition at Royal Windsor Horse Show. For details of each competition, including how to apply, please see the links below. If you have any further queries regarding these competitions, please contact Kelly Wright, Mounted Games Secretary, on firstname.lastname@example.org
Home International Competition
- Deadline for Nominations: 20th January 2017
- Venue: Royal Windsor Horse Show, 9th -14th May 2017
- Download the invite letter here: https://goo.gl/kDaPXu
- The online nomination link can be found here: http://events.pcuk.org/?page_id=3842
- Further information regarding trial dates and venues are available on The Pony Club website here: https://goo.gl/vbB4G5
International Mounted Games Exchange
- Deadline for Nominations: 9th January 2017
- Venue: Canada, 30th June – 17th July 2017
- Download the invite letter here: https://goo.gl/1ASJw9
- The online nomination link can be found here: http://events.pcuk.org/?page_id=3845
- Further information regarding trial dates and venues are available on The Pony Club website here: https://goo.gl/Nqnn4p
The Great British Bake Off – Applications
Applications are now open for the eighth series of The Great British Bake Off. The makers would be delighted to hear from any Pony Club members or indeed anyone else who loves to bake. Visit http://applyforbakeoff.co.uk to apply before 8th January 2017.