What’s on this fortnight

Wed 2nd Oct Llysfaen Working Rally £10  4 in a group. Please contact Aloma to Book In. llysfaen@fndponyclub.org.uk 6.00 – 8.00 pm  Equiti. Rhuallt
Thurs 3rd Oct SJ Training £10 per rider Please contact Bethan Edwards to Book In. showjumping@fndponyclub.org.uk 6.00 – 8.00 pm Equiti. Rhuallt
Sat 5th Oct Llandyrnog Fun Day & Mountain Ride. £5  Names to Iona at least 1 week before. secretary@fndponyclub.org.uk 10.30 am – 3.30 pm Plas Dolben
Sun 6th Oct  Winter League SJ Comp East Cheshire Branch Winter League SJ Competition   Somerford
Sun 6th Oct  Dressage Training £15 individual £10 shared. Please contact Jane Grindal to Book In dressage@fndponyclub.org.uk 10.00 am Ty Mawr Bodelwyddan
Mon 7th Oct Llanasa Working Rally £8 Please contact  Jude to Book In.
llanasa@fndponyclub.org.uk
6.00 – 8.00 pm Coleg Cambria Northop
Wed 9th Oct Llysfaen Working Rally £10  4 in a group. Please contact Aloma to Book In. llysfaen@fndponyclub.org.uk 6.00 – 8.00 pm  Equiti. Rhuallt
Thurs 10th Oct SJ Training £10 per rider Please contact Bethan Edwards to Book In. showjumping@fndponyclub.org.uk 6.00 – 8.00 pm Equiti. Rhuallt
Sat 12th Oct Dressage Training £15 individual £10 shared. Please contact Jane Grindal to Book In dressage@fndponyclub.org.uk    Ty Mawr Bodelwyddan
Sun 13th Oct Cefn Working Rally LR – C .£7.50. Names to Bethan. dc@fndponyclub.org.uk  1.00pm  Equiti. Rhuallt
Wed 16th Oct Llysfaen Working Rally £10  4 in a group. Please contact Aloma to Book In. llysfaen@fndponyclub.org.uk 6.00 – 8.00 pm  Equiti. Rhuallt

Flu Vaccinations

Regarding Flu Vaccinations – there is no change to the current advice:

  • The requirement is for the correct course of 3 initial injections and annual boosters. However, many venues require a valid booster within the last 6 months. Racing is still 8 months +28 days.  Horses cannot attend an event within 7 days of having the injection.
  • Some members bodies of the BEF are moving towards a mandatory 6 monthly booster (not just an annual within 6 months of the competition).
  • The education aspect is that companion / retired animals can be incubators and carriers of Flu and the disease can travel for 2km on the wind, so we should be encouraging members to vaccinate all equines. It is also important for our members to know that there have been over 200 outbreaks across the country, affecting 1000s of horses, the majority of whom were not vaccinated.
  • The importance of other vaccination including tetanus needs also to be highlighted. We need to be in a much more robust place with regards to Biosecurity in order to be able to manage the future threats of other diseases including African Horse Sickness.
  • At the BEF meeting that Christopher and I attended they want all member bodies to promote vaccinations as we currently do and there was much discussion on rationalising the booster interval times – including working with Racing and Showing

Tots Hound Exercise

There is a hound exercise ride for the lead reins and just off lead reins on Sunday morning 11am at Perthewig. Ride around the fields. Pizza and play after ride. Names to Bethan Jones DC (dc@fndponyclub.org.uk).

ECBPC Winter League Show Jumping – 06.10.19

This competition will now be run in a single Arena.

  • The start time for Class 1A is now 9.00 a.m.
  • Classes 1A, 1B, 2, 4, and 6 are Area 5 Winter League Classes will be subject to Area 5 Winter League Rules – these will comprise two full rounds.
  • Classes 3 & 5 are Winter League Series Classes and are qualifiers for the Area 5 Winter League Series.
  • Class 7 is a stand-alone Class.
  • Classes 3, 5 & 7 will be run as Two-Phase.

Not before times are shown on the table below.

Course Walks will be permitted before the start of each class but not otherwise.

Every effort will be made to ensure that courses for adjacent classes are substantially different to accommodate those entering more than one class.

Class Description 1st round max. Entries Not before time  
1A*& Starters – 9 years and under 60cm 24 9:00 a.m.  
1B* Minis – 11 years and under 70cm 31 10:45 a.m.  
2* Novice – any age 80cm 30 12:00 noon  
3** Winter Series Debut – any age 80cm 19 1:15 p.m.  
4* Intermediate – any age 90cm 25 2:00 p.m.  
5** Winter Series League Qualifier 90cm 16 3:00 p.m.  
6* Open – any age 100cm   8 3:45 p.m.  
7** Advanced – any age 105cm  3 4.15 p.m.  
*Area 5 WL Class – 2 rounds and no 3rd round jump-off

**Two phase

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Dressage – Winter League Series

Please find attached two schedules with entry forms for forthcoming East Cheshire organised Dressage Competitions – 2nd November 2019 and 1st February 2020. The schedules encompass both a branch competition for East Cheshire members only but also the Winter League Series competition for the 2019/2020 season which is a qualifying competition for an Area competition leading to a Championship. (The Winter League Series was formerly called the “Dengie Winter League Dressage”.)

All Area 5 members are invited to enter the Winter League Series classes in both competitions. Please note all dates in your diaries and get your entries in for the November competition ASAP. Queries: corrie@sbinteriors.co.uk or 01270 668208 or 07788 496587.

Polocrosse Four Nations

Bethan recently received a letter from PCUK about Leia Lloyd Williams and Isabella and Daisy Stone:

We feel that your members were an asset to The Pony Club at the camp and Tournament. They participated fully in all elements of the camp and further developed the skills, qualities and attributes which make a good polocrosse player and fantastic team member.

I feel that they truly played to the best of their abilities and showed behaviours which represents both the Pony Club and the Branch in the best possible light. As a result of the behaviour they have shown I feel that they have fulfilled the role of Polocrosse Ambassador brilliantly and are an absolute credit to us.

Results of the tournament:

 1st place2nd place3rd place4th place
Pony Club Polocrosse Four Nations ChampionEnglandWalesScotlandIreland
Four Nations Mini ChampionsIrelandScotlandEnglandWales
Four Nations Junior ChampionsEnglandWalesScotlandIreland
Four Nations Senior ChampionsWalesEnglandScotlandIreland

Liverpool International Horse Show – Join us for our first Eventing Grand Prix Final!

After two nail biting qualifiers at Bolesworth this summer, headline riders including Mary King and Gemma Tattersall will be heading to the M&S Bank Arena for our very first John Oates Eventing Grand Prix Final hosted on Sunday 29th December.

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Searching for a lost pony

I am trying to find a very special boy: Malibu: 12.2hh, liver chestnut, gelding, 22 years old.  I have set up this website www.ponypromise.com with lots of photos, our story, and all of his details. I am hoping you will have come across him, and have some information for me. If not I would really appreciate if you could share it to help find him. I realise this is of no benefit to you, but we really would appreciate if you could take the time to do this, it would make my dreams come true to find out about him but I need your help! You and your friends could make a really BIG difference! Please help!